From the effortlessly chic invitations, to the stunning bouquet, this Paso Robles wedding was a rustic-inspired masterpiece! Terra Mia was the perfect venue for Raymond + Isabel's intimate day. Vino Fiore Events designed for the couple their hearts desire, a day for not only themselves but for their guests as well. It's safe to say the day was perfectly curated and captured by Alexandra Wallace.
Featured in The Wedding Standard's print magazine, this interview with Kathy of SLO Mama Sweets, shares the sweet story behind the 1950's Ice Cream Truck that Kathy and her family started.
Gratuity [gruh-too-i-tee], commonly known as a "tip" is defined as: a gift of money, over and above payment due for service. This concept, so widely practiced in many service based industries, frequently raises questions from couples about tipping their wedding vendors...
Greengate Ranch and Vineyard was the ideal San Luis Obispo wedding venue for this fun and colorful Mexico inspired wedding! An amazing wooden arch set at the alter was created by the talented Lovelyfest designers and vibrantly covered with florals by Precious and Blooming Floral Design. Lovelyfest completed the design with a unique seating chart as well as creative table settings each including a colorful maraca. Ashley Ludaescher Photoraphy captured the lively day of these two love birds saying "I Do!"
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 With the design talent of Genevieve Gordon and the business mastermind of Peter Lorimer the outdated country cottage got a remodel that is sure to draw guests from all over the world.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.
A retro country club glam Wedding Standard party launched the new event and wedding venue space at the Paso Robles Golf Club!
Farmhouse Corner Market, a San Luis Obispo catering business, has done a brilliant job at combining their passion for food with style, and beauty. This team of four has executed a genuine service, each one of them adding to the production of their business. Their fresh ingredients, and yummy creations have left clients more than satisfied. While their catering business is up and running, the Farmhouse Corner Market, located in San Luis Obispo, is coming soon!
Smiles, tears, and cheers filled the air at Nick and Jessica's vow renewal. A collection of artists from The Wedding Standard came to together to create for the couple their dream day.
Biddle Ranch Vineyard, situated in rich Edna Valley wine country, was the perfect San Luis Obispo wedding venue for this lush intimate Chinese wedding with a modern twist, designed by Lovelyfest Events.
Surrounded by the mountains and overlooking the vineyards, this Santa Ynez estate wedding at Sunstone Villa Winery was perfectly elegant for this classy couple to say "I do."
Fall colors and natural florals made up this classy Santa Barbara wedding at Belmond El Encanto. Wild Heart Events provided planning and design, Ella & Louie Floral Studio with floral design, and the elegant day was captured by Anna Delores Photography.
San Luis Obispo wedding planners, designers, and caterer's, Sam and Chanda of Zest it Up give us their 12 best tips on how to keep the budget when planning a wedding. You can also find this helpful article in The Wedding Standard's print magazine Volume I, here!
Terra Mia, a Paso Robles wedding venue surrounded by vineyards, olive orchards, and a lovely lake, exudes an elegant and chic style. From the classy design and simple color palette with inspiration from Provence, France...
So, you're engaged (congrats!!!), you've picked a date (getting closer!!!) but now have no clue what to do next?! No fear, we have got you covered. Top wedding and event designer, Danae of Danae Grace Events, gives us three questions she always asks her couples to help them move forward in planning their big day!
A simple Autumn inspired elopement styled shoot at See Canyon Fruit Ranch, a wedding venue nestled between the hills of San Luis Obispo and Avila Beach, was complete with a classy tea party, beautiful views of trees and an apple orchard, and a brilliant fall color palette.
An inteview with San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist Candace Miller, in the The Wedding Standard Magazine Volume I, shares her 8 best tips that brides should know when hiring their makeup artist. Read on to hear more!
This boho laid-back wedding, at the charming San Luis Obispo wedding venue Flying Caballos Ranch, was captured by photographer Dawn Charles, designed by A Lovely Creative, and had catering by Field to Table and desserts by Paper Cake Events to create the perfect day.
Thomas Hill Organics is one of the first farm to table restaurants to hit the wine country of Paso Robles. Started with the minds and hearts of farmers; they pride themselves in serving nothing but the freshest, and highest quality locally produced food.
The Wedding Standard's first print magazine was released earlier this year and the pages were filled with all of the amazing vendors, venues, and wedding inspiration on the Central Coast! An article written by Ashley Philips featuring Sugar Lips Mini Donuts, the tasty little mini donuts that make any event better, followed up with a interview with the donut geniuses and creators: Ben and Jessica Brown. The photos for this shoot were captured by Jessica Sofranko of Lover of Weddings. Read on to hear all about what makes Sugar Lips so special!
Looking to express you and your lovers unique style and vibe at your wedding reception? Comfy yet totally cool these lounges, created by our talented friends at Avenue Twelve, are sure to give you all the style points! Plus, what better way to make your guests feel right at home. Keep scrolling to be inspired! PS: need a vacation? Check out lounge #6....take a minute to close your eyes, and drift out of your office by taking a little mind vay-cay. Aloha!
San Luis Obispo has arguably the most beautiful barn weddings in all the land! These 7 barn wedding venues are a must see! Keep scrolling to find your rustic + elegant barn wedding venue today!
Being the only roof-top venue in the San Luis Obispo county overlooking the majestic Pacific, the Inn at the Pier is truly a one of a kind venue for your wedding celebration! From the decor to the tailor made menus by Executive chef, Michael Goodloe, every detail of the planning process is custom built to reflect the personality and vision of each couple. Whether you're looking to host a low-key, intimate wedding or full-blown weekend experience, the Inn at the Pier is the place to be! Keep scrolling to learn more about this luxurious beachfront wedding venue!
Need the perfect favor for your CA Garden wedding?! This eco friendly and boho fabulous DIY will leave your guests feeling adventurous and carefree as they plant wildflower seed bombs and are reminded of your epic party!
This fun Santa Barbara wedding combined classic with creative at a nontraditional wedding venue: The Santa Barbara Historical Museum! Despite some crazy weather before the ceremony, this venue perfectly reflected the couples big and bright personalities and immense love for each other. From planting a tree together during the ceremony, to shots of tequila, mini tacos and a mariachi band at the reception, this fiesta wedding celebration had it all!
Meet Central Coast Wedding Officiant Tom Allen! Upon introduction you will notice his warm hospitable demeanor that puts you at ease during the first minute of conversation. I met Tom years ago through his bride who is a world renown dress designer/altere
The Santa Barbara County wedding venue, Crossroads Estate in Los Olivos, is a california wine country dream. Standing under a magnificent oak tree, surrounded by stunning vineyards, an enchanting estate and barn this sweet couple said "I do!"
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...
Ever feel like the worlds most awkward human in front of a camera?! I do! Well today is every awkward persons lucky day! San Luis Obispo wedding photographer and pro tip giver, Tayler Enerle gives us 12 tips to make your wedding photos amazing! From how to make your arms look good slim to a discussion on first looks, you will feel ready to strut the red carpet by the end of this post!