Amanda and Matt's wedding, held at Santa Margarita wedding venue Oyster Ridge was filled with romantic and bohemian touches, stunning views, and lots of love. Keep scrolling for more photos, captured by California photographer Josie Elle Photography, and to hear more from the bride herself on their special day.
This sweet couple's rustic and classic wedding, hosted at Santa Barbara wedding venue Circle Bar B is filled with simple and heartfelt details, with each one thoughtfully curated by Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Design. Organic and fresh blooms by Santa Barbara floral designer Haute Blossoms Floral adorned the tables and brightened up the space. After crossing multiple hurdles, this couple finally got to celebrate their special day with all of their loved ones. The happiness and love was all captured by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Amber Lynn Photography.
This beloved couple hosted an intimate micro wedding at the Santa Barbara Hotel Belmond El Encanto that is definitely swoon-worthy. We can't help but fall head over heels for this gorgeous day put together by Santa Barbara event planner Santa Barbara Elopements, including gorgeous florals by Santa Barbara florist Anna Le Pley Taylor and modern calligraphy from Santa Barbara calligraphist Sophia Loves Letters. These gorgeous images are brought to you by Southern California wedding photographer Kristina Adams Photography. Continue scrolling to fall in love with with this sweet elopement!
Here it is! The 12 month wedding planning you've been searching for. Building your dream team of vendors, adding the design elements that make it you, and managing guests and bridal party are just a few elements to planning the perfect day! Read on for the perfect blueprint on just how to stay on track with your planning.
Sydney and Ryan's Tuscany inspired wedding took place in the beautiful hills of Southern California through private estate rental Royal Rancho Bookings. The day was coordinated and the beautiful blooms were arranged by the very talented Santa Barbara event coordinator Tyler Speier Events. San Luis Obispo photographer Cameron Ingalls captured the sweet moments throughout this day and even captured the epic pool plunge at the end of the night. Keep on scrolling to hear more from the bride.
This breathtaking engagement session on the Oceano Dunes featured lots of love and super fun details like a pampas grass umbrella. Brought to you by the lens of Central Coast photographer Katina Patriquin Photo, and details from San Luis Obispo rental company Boho SLO Co., we can't get enough of these photos!
This elegant rustic wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Tiber Canyon Ranch started with a magical ceremony in the enchanted forest, and ended with a beautiful dinner underneath the twinkle lights. Our sweet bride stuck with neutral and pink flowers from San Luis Obispo florist Lori Boe Floral Design which nicely complimented the stunning scenery. With photos brought to you by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Nikkels Photography, you can look at all the details from this dreamy day.
Laura and Kevin's re-tying of the knot took place at the stunning San Luis Obispo venue and hotel Allegretto Vineyard Resort. Surrounded by a select group of family, close friends, and their new little one, this wedding was put together with a lot of heart and ended in a well deserved celebration. From a dazzling dress to a jaw-dropping sunset photo session, this wedding does not disappoint!
The vendors you select to be apart of your big day play a vital role in the success of your event, and while you may have thought you have already covered every single expense, the final payment to show your vendors you appreciate their hard work is by tipping them. Similar to eating out at a restaurant, or getting a haircut, you add on a tip to thank them for their service.
Clare & Alex's classic engagement session in the golden hills of Malibu, California was a fun filled day exploring some of their favorite spots. From hiking in the hills to driving off in a classic car, this engagement session radiates joy and love, and is all brought to you by Southern California Photographer Natalie Bray Photography.
After months of planning and what seemed like a long countdown, the time has finally come and you are a week away from sealing the deal with your significant other. While you were able to get the majority of planning done, there are still a handful of items to check off your list the week before your wedding, but don't worry, because we have compiled a list of to make sure you have these items crossed off!
Mamma Mia, here we go again! We hosted an epic party to launch downtown SLO's newest private events venue, The Carrisa, and we did it in style. We went with a Mamma Mia themed party and the guests dressed to impress!
One of the fun parts of your wedding day is getting ready with your best friends by your side - and what is more fun than having matching gettin ready sets! From robes, to monogrammed pajamas, to trendy sweat sets, there are many routes to go. We have searched for some of our favorite bridal party outfits to get cozy in while getting ready on your wedding morning.
Elise and Jasper's cozy engagement session took place on the coast of California in the small town of Cambria. We are loving the casual and sweet feel from this shoot - with their toes in the sand, exploring the beach, and the soft colors. Keep scroll to see more from the lens of Fresno photographer Ellie Koleen Photography.
As a bride there are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to your wedding day: how to style your hair, what makeup look you want, your wedding dress, wedding decor, and so much more! To add to that list, now you have to decide on your wedding day manicure, especially since your hands will be an important spectacle of the day.
This rustic styled wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Higuera Ranch is giving us all of the summer vibes. With the talents of amazing vendors such as beautiful blooms arranged by San Diego floral designer CB and Stem and the lens of Austin wedding photographer Amanda Noel Photos, this wedding is one you won't forget!
Alex and Nick's classic white wedding was filled with timeless and refined details, combining soft whites with hints of blush and toffee to tie in the red brick at San Luis Obispo wedding venue The Penny, clean and streamlined table decor, and even an antique car, all in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, California. San Luis Obispo floral designer Fluidbloom Designs arranged an elegant, crisp white bouquet for the bride with classic long-stem white roses, and incorporated hints of neutral tones throughout the reception arrangements.
One of Kalli and Chris' favorite things to do together is walk on the beach, making this beautiful spot in Laguna Beach, California the perfect location for their sweet engagement session. With the soft hues from the setting sun and their adorable toy poodle Rusty, this shoot is one for the books. This special day was all captured by Southern California Fine Art Photographer Natalie Bray Photography. Keep scrolling to see more from this special day.
Jonna and Trent's dreamy Tulare wedding was filled with blissful sunset tones and hints of sweet citrus throughout the details. Jaw-dropping florals with bright pops of color, arranged by Visalia floral designer Sweet Memories Flowers, adorned the beautiful landscape of the Tulare wedding venue Westwood Barns. From beautifully handcrafted decorations like a dried citrus chandelier, or a vibrant escort display, all of the unique and heartwarming details were captured by Fresno wedding photographer Ellie Koleen Photography.
This inspiration wedding is a celestial type of wedding and was inspired by a love that was written under the moon and stars. Celestial type of wedding inspired by astronomy, stars, and the sky. Boho-rustic meets romantic and elegant style. A young, fun, playful, strong, everlasting love. We put together elegant, sparkly, soft, and intense colors and textures. The floral designer Nia from Xquisite Floral curated the look of opulence with rich tones and textures. She used blue tones to bring to mind the feeling of calmness and serenity as well as adding purple tones which are often associated with royalty, nobility, and luxury. The wedding dress provided by BellaSposa Bridal had star-shaped appliques that seem to twinkle throughout the skirt as it flows to an elegant train. The tulle skirt is layered with elegant glitter tulle in such a way that the design gives off the most subtle icy-blue hue.
The Creston wedding venue Willow and Oak Estate is a picturesque and unique location located in the hills of Creston, California which makes perfect for all events and gatherings. This family estate, sitting on 65 acres of land in the countryside, offers exclusive access to the property, onsite accommodations, and multiple celebration locations for up to 200 guests.
This fairytale wedding which took place at the romantic Paso Robles hotel and Venue Allegretto Vineyard Resort features bright blues, gorgeous blooms and stunning views. Coordinated by San Luis Obispo wedding planner Amanda Holder Events and all captured by the lens of San Luis Obispo photographer Vinh Nguyen Photography. Keep scrolling for more from the special day!
From the beautiful coast to the stunning Santa Ynez mountains, Santa Barbara is a great place to get married. This picturesque and charming town hosts numerous venues that are sure to fit your needs and help create your dream wedding. We have curated a list of 24 of our personal favorite venues located in or around Santa Barbara.
Along with the beautiful blooms, the yummy food, and the great, company, the music at your wedding plays a large part in setting the mood of your big day. From walking down the aisle, to dancing at the end of the night, there is music for each moment of your day. We have put together a list of some of our favorite songs for all of these special moments to give you inspiration and help you create your perfect playlist.
Tucked away in the beautiful mountains in Big Sur, California, this romantic and intimate fall elopement is one for the books. The beautiful bride got ready at the California hotel Ventana Big Sur with her hair and makeup done by San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artists The Queens Bees. All planned by San Luis Obispo wedding planner Embark Event Design and captured by California wedding photographer Laura Rae Photography. The stunning florals for created by San Luis Obispo wedding florist Wilder Floral Co. which accompanied the incredible views.
Lindsay and Jesse's fun filled Malibu engagement shoot had gorgeous views and lots of love. Captured by Los Angelas photographer Kathy DeNinno Photography, the sweet couple opted for popping a cold one over popping champagne. Keep scrolling for more of this beautiful engagement session!
This cabin, Santa Margarita Airbnb Whisper Valley Ranch, is located in the rolling hills of Santa Margarita and offers stunning views and an intimate location. This is the perfect location for small gatherings such as engagement parties, rehearsal dinners and bachelorette weekends. Take a peek at the beautiful styled shoot below which was put together but a handful of incredible local vendors. San Luis Obispo wedding planner Zest It Up designed and coordinated this styled shoot and focused on creating a design that allowed the natural surroundings to speak for itself. Continue scrolling to see the beautiful gallery shot by Fresno wedding photographer Ellie Koleen Photography.
This styled shoot which took place at the incredible Santa Ynez wedding venue Sunstone Winery features pops of bright yellow and golds, paired with romantic and timeless details to create a beautiful summer shoot. Hosted by the talented Styled Shoots Across America and designed by Houston based Wedding Planner Heather Benge Events, this shoot had a powerhouse duo to put together a fantastic day. The florals were designed by San Diego floral designer Parker & Posies and San Diego floral designer Blush Botanicals and it was all brought to you by the lens of Fresno Wedding photographer Megan Helm Photography.