Cameron and Christiane's desert elopement was anything but traditional, yet completely romantic and authentic. When COVID-19 threw every obstacle their way, Christiane and Cameron pivoted to create the day of their dreams, reimagined. Read on for tips & tricks from the couple on how to make your wedding day wonderful amongst challenges.
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.
When it comes down to it, your ring choice should reflect the style that you love most and the symbol of your love.
When it comes to elements of your wedding day that guests are sure to remember, music is key! Partnering with a wedding dj who will help curate the perfect playlist is great, however having a great framework will help add your personality to your wedding day music.
There are plenty of styles to choose from when it comes to hairstyles for your wedding day. Whether you are endlessly scrolling through Pinterest or looking for inspo from celebrities, choosing a hairdo can be stressful! From romantic curls to textured low buns, or the classic half-up half-down style and pony tail, brides pull off all different hairstyles. We have put together a list of 20 different hairstyles to consider for when you say your "I dos."
If you follow Tyler Speier on Instagram, you know two things. He is an incredibly talented planner & designer, as well as witty & knowledgable. We have been obsessing over his "How to be a wedding guest" series so we knew we needed to share it with all of you!
Lipstick check! Make sure you have all the necessities for your big day on hand. Read on to see our list of must haves!
As your to-do list as bride-to-be continues to grow, we understand the stress of not only having to find your perfect dress, but also help the lovely ladies who will be standing by you on your big day find their dresses. These are the ladies who have been there for you through it all and are ready to be there for your special moment. Feeling overwhelmed? Don't worry, we've got you!
There's no reason to postpone all of the happy events to next year when we are so desperately longing for a good time. Take the necessary precautions and then join up with your best gals for a Covid friendly bachelorette weekend! Check out these 4 San Luis Obispo Bachelorette Airbnb's!
Hello! You've made it to the registry portion of your wedding checklist! Here you can find the best items to add to your registry if you're a party planner at heart like us. Indulge in the swankiest serving items that will make your guests go ooh and ahh when they attend your parties!
We talked with San Luis Obispo Wedding Florist, Carla Wingett from Idlewild Floral about why she started creating dried floral arrangements and how they saved her business during the global pandemic. Read on to hear her story.
Perfectly curated bags and baskets are the perfect way to welcome guests to your wedding weekend and set the mood for an amazing getaway! Read on for tips to creating and assembling an unforgettable welcome.
The meal! You've booked the venue, and you've found your dress, and the looming question is: what will we feed the guests? With words from Kristen C. Tiessen and photos from Anna Delores, read on for the perfect guide to personal and authentic menu design with Field To Table. As seen in The Wedding Standard Magazine Volume II.
Let Rhyan Townsend, San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist , guide you through tips and tricks for dreaming up your wedding day look - an incredibly important part of your day! Read on for key beauty elements, and fashion inspiration all set in San Luis Obispo bridal shop Moondance Bridal.
Cocktails, anyone? Check out this post for pro tips on how to create craft cocktails, and include them in your wedding day! Written by San Luis Obispo bartenders Sidecar Cocktail Co, and photographed by Mirelle Carmichael and featured in The Wedding Standard magazine Volume II.
Setting your wedding budget can be equal parts essential and stressful. While percentages, categorized budgets, and spreadsheets are important, using these key tips help to give you a birds eye view of your expenses will help steer you in the right direction!
The rush of a fresh engagement is exciting and sweet, a feeling you don't want to end! Moving onto the "planning" portion of engagement can seem daunting, but there are a few key tips and elements to keep in mind to make the process more simple and enjoyable, and help you get back to what matters - enjoying your time before "I Do!"
Finding your wedding dress is one of the quintessential pieces that kicks off your wedding planning process, and your engagement season! We spent the day with Amanda and Annette, owners of San Luis Obispo bridal gown boutique Moondance Bridal to get the in's and out's of what to expect at your first bridal appointment, and a few of their best tips to make the experience unforgettable.
Tips for creating the perfect color pallete for your wedding day. Whether you dream of something poppy and full of life, or soft, dreamy, and romantic - creating the perfect color pallete for your day can help tell your story, and set the tone for your day.
These Central Coast wedding venues feature epic views and amazing locations - and you can still book them for your Summer 2019 wedding. Check out each of these spaces with unique elements sure to make your weekend unforgettable!
Planning your wedding for a weekend like Memorial Day, Labor Day, or any other extended weekend can be a great way to extend your celebration - but there are a few details to be aware of during your planning process.
Planning a wedding in the spring? The perfect season for so many blooms, the possibilities are endless! We compiled five of our favorite springtime bouquets.
Rabbi Janice Mehring and officiant Tom Allen share their best advice on planning your perfect wedding ceremony! This article can also be found in The Wedding Standard's Spring 2017 magazine editorial which can be found here!
San Luis Obispo based catering team Gusto on the Go share their 3 best tips to finding your wedding caterer and planning your dream wedding menu!
A styled shoot at Tooth & Nail Winery in Paso Robles, California features unique ties and grooms-wear from Stag Handmade. Shop owner and designer Lauren Christensen of Stag Handmade shares her best styling tips to get ready for your big wedding day!
After 12 years of formal training, full ordination and having performed more than 8,000 weddings, The Wedding Standard Artist, Father Bellamy says he has learned what is true about marriage. He was gracious enough to share with us what he has shared with those he has married.
Wondering if you should have engagement photos taken? San Luis Obispo wedding photographer, Jen Rodriguez, answers all of your most-asked questions regarding engagement photo shoots! Read on to hear her best tips featured in an article in The Wedding Standard's Volume I magazine.
Whether looking for an intimate country side location, a wine enthused region, or the convenience of being along the Central Coast of California, couples from all over have sought after this San Luis Obispo county to celebrate their dream day. With the help of four recent couples of San Luis Obispo photographer, Cameron Ingalls, we were able to hear more about why SLO is the best place in California to have their destination wedding.