This spring, I joined Tyler Speier at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez , California and learned floral and event design tips and tricks to help when designing your color pallete, mood board, and overall wedding design.
MarFarm's venue launch was full of incredible Edna Valley views, friends, amazing food, fun drinks and a more! The property was originally a horse barn, with a long row of stables that now serves as the hallway focal point and a great space for gatherings of all types.
Paso Robles wedding venue and vacation rental The Vintage Ranch has had a dream makeover thanks to the new binge worthy Netflix show - Stay Here. With the design talent of Genevieve Gordon and the business mastermind of Peter Lorimer the outdated country cottage got a remodel that is sure to draw guests from all over the world. Now couples who book their wedding at The Vintage Ranch will have a honeymoon cottage that is elegant, cozy, and true to the wine country experience.
Santa Barbara is known for a lot of things--beautiful beaches, world-class wine, and charming red-tile roofs. However, nightlife often misses the mark. Our friends Andrew and Kayla of Party Proper Productions aim to fill that void with magical dance parties that emphasize the uniqueness of Santa Barbara's tight-knit community. Not to mention...
The annual Dos De Mayo party at the amazing SLO Brew Lofts is a night everyone looks forward to all year long! These 5 lofts in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo provide the perfect accommodations for a weekend getaway, intimate party, bridal party or family lodging for your San Luis Obispo wedding.
The Wedding Standard is now in beautiful Santa Barbara! To celebrate the magazine launch at the amazing new Santa Barbara wedding venue Ocean View Ranch overlooking the hills and beach of Carpinteria, a party was designed by Wild Heart Events and featured a wide array of amazing Santa Barbara based wedding vendors.
Flying Caballos Ranch, a beautiful and historic San Luis Obispo wedding venue that offers amazing accommodations, just launched their latest addition: a beautiful modern barn! This venue launch, Barn Bash edition, was wonderfully designed by Spark and Sparkle Events.
Halter Ranch, a Paso Robles winery wedding venue, is not only the perfect vineyard landscape to say 'I Do" on the Central Coast, but it is a place that brought people together for the Halter Ranch Venue Launch and The Wedding Standard magazine preview. Guests got to see a sneak peak of the highlights from the magazine which is launching soon and experience this great venue in all of its wine country glory.
The brand new Paso Robles Winery Wedding Venue, Rava Wines, hosted Wedding Standard members for an end of the summer White Party. Everyone dressed in white as is the custom before labor day and to mark the start of the fall season. Ciel Bleu Events designed their ball room with the help of Bella Vista Designs, Fluid Bloom, Scout Rental Co, and All About Events.
Word on the street is that Dos De Mayo is the new Cinco De Mayo! This spin off the Mexican holiday brought San Luis Obispo's favorite wedding artists together at the SLO Brew Lofts for a night of Torres Catering's tasty tacos, sweet treats by Paper Cake E
Zest it Up Inc throws another fabulous Pop Up event with a Kentucky Derby vibe to benefit Family Care Network Inc and the work they do for families in our community.
The wedding industry on the Central Coast was lifted up and exposed to the talent of several creative and innovative florists at the rustic Dana Powers Barn all thanks to the generosity of the amazing Judi Powers, owner of Embellish Vintage Rentals.
What do you get when you take two girl-boss photographers, a collective of the raddest baddest wedding vendors around, and all their hearts overflowing with creativity and inspiration? Linden Clover : The Workshop
The third annual JAM event was an all out blast! The 80's themed party was a mash up of people, personalities and all of the rad businesses that make up the cutting edge wedding industry on the Central Coast.
San Luis Obispo has a new downtown accommodation, SLO Brew Lofts, that feels big city with all the small town charm of a beloved college town. These trendy new lofts are perfect for a weekend getaway! Recently Cameron Ingalls threw his wife a small birthd
We are soooo darn excited to be sharing with you the work of our friend Cameron Ingall's today. Lucky for us girls, he volunteered his skills in capturing the many moments of our latest Zesty Pop Up. Again, our pop up was to benefit Family Care Network
Event Designer Karson Butler Events is hosting a Valentine's pop up shop for Paper Cake Events. Come downtown San Luis Obispo to find a sweet treat, valentine's card or gift for your loved ones! Store is open 10-5pm.
The Wedding Standard is excited to share the Gather Workshop a styling event put together by April of April Flowers, Alana Stipech and Kelsey of A Lovely Creative to teach about food, floral and wedding tabletop styling. Located at the beautiful Greengate
California Wedding Day Best of 2016 Awards is an annual awards ceremony recognizing the California's top wedding vendors from Los Angeles, Orange County and Central Coast, as voted on by brides, grooms, vendors and magazine staff. This year there were 20
Our Wedding Standard members threw a huge holiday celebration at the new Oyster Ridge barn by Ancient Peak Winery. What's amazing about these parties is that it's produced by a team of a dozen or so artists who also get to participate in the festivities.
Today we are super excited to share "what's up" with the latest zesty world and unless you have been living under a rock, you should have heard about our Zesty Friendsgiving!! It was a huge success!! Not only was it a warm night filled with good food, dri
See Canyon Fruit Ranch Venue Crash was a sweet time with friends in a little slice of paradise. This location stays green when the whole world has turned brown. It's an oasis surrounded by apple orchards.
There's a new bridal shop in town and it's out of this world! The Wedding Standard was happy to help put on Moondance Bridal's Grand Opening party. One of our first interviews was with Amanda from Untamed Petals and she has teamed up with Annette and open
A gorgeous elopement in Big Sur filled with nature, wonder and love.