This Santa Barbara wedding was like a Central Coast sunset, unique, bold, and simply beautiful. We were quickly smitten by the choice of colors which created a warm and inviting atmosphere designed by Vanessa Noel Events.
From the bright florals to the stunning grounds of Topa Mountain Winery in Ojai, this wedding will cheer you up on any given day. One of our beloved artists of The Wedding Standard, Sarah Ellefson Photography captured this incredible day.
It was a warm and welcoming day at Rava Wines for this dreamy mauve and dusty gray-blue wedding! The venue set the tone for the neutral decor, while simple and elegant details were spruced through out to complete the design.
What better place to host your timeless fiesta inspired wedding, than at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. With the natural Spanish landscape of the property to the rich character of the buildings, the historical museum was a winner for this festive wedding created by Vanessa Noel Events.
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!
Allegretto Vineyard Resort was the perfect setting for this blissful bridal inspiration shoot. The rustic, Tuscan inspired space set the tone, while Embark Event Design focused on bringing in warm hues and bridal focused elements.
We weren't surprised at how stunning these engagement photos were when they popped up in our TWS submissions! Summer and Skyler's shoot was filled with plenty of laughter, and raw emotion.
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!"
Rustic hues mixed with modern elements created this amazing Higuera Ranch styled shoot, produced through Ruffled Blog as part of their Styled Socials they put on throughout the country.
We always know we are in for a treat when a new gallery from San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Alexandra Wallace rolls in. This dreamy Higuera Ranch engagement shoot means all the more because it's of one of our very own TWS artists, Jenn, owner of The Queen's Bees.
From floral printed groomsman ties to the whimsical flowers throughout the wedding, this one was a keeper! Paso Robles wedding venue Terra Mia was the perfect place to tie the knot for this couple.
Integrity, transparency and impeccable customer service are the three words that describe Elegant Image Limousine. Put a face to the name by getting to know owner, Derek Stafford and what makes Elegant Image Limousine such a great transportation company to choose for your special day
We spotted hanging florals and rich pops of color at this Hotel Californian inspired shoot, and knew we had to feature it. Central Coast wedding planner Wild Heart Events brought together some classic moroccan and bohemian vibes and created an incredibly inspiring design.
It surely was a heart felt fiesta at The Casitas Estate, one of Arroyo Grande's most loved wedding venues. While this couple's smiles captured our hearts, their love story did that and more.
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.
Take a drop dead gorgeous couple, Vanessa Noel Event's design, and Lauren Scotti's photography, and you have yourself a legendary wedding.
When the palette is dreamy, and every little detail has been thought out, you get this for your dream day. San Luis Obispo wedding planner, A Lovely Creative nailed the design on another wedding at The White Barn Edna Valley.
It's not everyday you see an inspiring photoshoot for a bachelor party, but with a couple of incredible TWS vendors they brought to life just that.
The Wedding Standard members gathered at San Luis Obispo's newest downtown wedding venue The Penny for a night of amazing food, cocktails, and designs.
The Wedding Standard members enjoyed an evening of community, fun drinks, and amazing tapas at Luna Red, San Luis Obispo wedding reception and rehearsal dinner space.
Oyster Ridge hosted this cozy rainy day celebration. The bride says it best; "The rain added something intangible, but all the while, so magical to the experience."
It was a fairytale dream come true! This Ojai Valley Inn wedding was complete with a floral garland wrapping around a thousand year old oak tree, chandeliers hung throughout the reception space, and a stunning bride and groom.
This colorful styled shoot will be remembered for it's playful expression of color and joy! The balloon arch, ombre champagne escort shelf, and cotton candy were only a few of the fun and unique details from the day.
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.
This coastal scenery paired with Kelsie and Cody's romance, resulted in the most stunning engagement photos. Kristyn Villars Photography captured this amazing couple in Morro Bay, creating a simple and airy vibe.
Looking for that special touch to add to your wedding reception?! consider these 7 amazing beverage, dessert and catering trucks that will make your reception one for the books! Whether you're looking for that speciality cocktail, ice-cream to cool off after the dance floor or the best catering around, this list is a must! These peeps book up quick so get a move on booking them for your upcoming wedding or event! Your guests will be talking about it for years to come!
This modern and boho inspired San Luis Obispo wedding, featured in The Wedding Standard's magazine editorial, combined rich indigo colors with a clean but eccentric feel at the Pepper Tree Ranch.