There will always be something special about tying the knot surrounded by your closest friends and family in a beautiful venue. From a stunning outdoor Santa Barbara Courthouse ceremony to a reception on the sea, Heirlume Photography did a fantastic job capturing every special close-knit moment! There are officially two less fish in the sea, but we're so glad we can share their lovely wedding with you!
Sara and Greg's enchanting multicultural wedding day took place at the San Luis Obispo wedding venue, Greengate Ranch and Vineyard, located in the beautiful Edna Valley. Their day of love had two ceremonies and two receptions, uniquely pulling two different heritages into one day.
This well thought out wedding made our hearts skip a beat. We can't wait for you to keep scrolling, but for now picture this, a stunning Santa Barbara wedding venue, artful blooms by Idlewild Floral Design, and a couple deeply in love. On this special day, Grace and Robbie decided to have Onyx & Redwood bring their vision to life, complete with a staircase dripping with flowers for the ceremony, and a reception where some guests were dining under olive trees. Ashley Ludaescher was able to capture the the day in imagery that is sure to stand the test of time.
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.
Tori and Scott celebrated their nuptials with an intimate celebration blending their families while incorporating natural colors of white, beige and green with gold accents at Paso Robles wedding venue, Terra Mia Vineyards. The entire wedding was focused on camaraderie and mingling amongst those who mean the most to them, their closest friends & family. Keep scrolling to see as Derek Preciado Photography captured all the special moments beautifully including the 3 first looks: Father of bride with the bride and her daughter, bride with groom and lastly daughter with groom.
Bring in the barn, boho and bouquets! Luke and Lindsey had an elegant and colorful party to celebrate their engagement. They incorporated personable pieces of their history as a couple and spent their night with loved ones at the San Luis Obispo wedding venue, The Penny.
What information MUST your wedding invitations include? When do they NEED to be sent out to your guest? If you need help putting your wedding planning mind at ease when it comes to sending out invitations, you're invited to use our wedding invitation check-list!
Looking to replace your wedding guest book with fun and creative alternatives! We absolutely adore these 7 unique alternatives that gives your guest a more meaningful experience than just a signature. Keep scrolling for more wonderful keepsake ideas!
After growing up in the same neighborhood only 10 minutes from each other, Kristen and Grant didn't meet until they both ventured off to college and started their love story at Cal Poly. The two were destined to be together, and their wedding day was full of love and support from their large group of friends and family from both their college and hometown.
Bride Heather was initially planning an elopement in Mexico with her fiance David, but the couple chose to scrap their plans and create a beautiful, Mexican gothic fiesta in San Luis Obispo. By capturing the colors of a desert sunset, the wedding was a true "Día De Los Lovers" masterpiece. Take a look into the fun celebration now!
Enchanting, charming and worth the wait - Camille and Garrett's wedding day was full of love and light, hosted at the heavenly Pismo Beach wedding venue Thousand Hills Ranch. Their day was the epitome of having big love in a small town. Camille and Garrett tied the knot in front of many longterm family and friends from Arroyo Grande, including both of their parents.
The Wheelock's absolutely glowed when it was time to celebrate their love on their wedding day! Jack dressed in a rustic orange suit and Courtney carrying a color-bursting bouquet, the couple stood bold in front of their guest. We hope you sense pure delight as you go through this gallery!
While it's more of a trend for the brides to find their signature scent, we love the idea of grooms finding their signature wedding scent alongside their fiancé! The nostalgia you'll get in the future reminiscing on the day you said "I do" is enough to try a signature scent. We chose 5 of our favorite classic colognes that we think will take your breath away!
With all of the heartache & sadness brought on by 2020, love & hope continued to prevail in love stories like Eileen & Richard's. I was able to hear from Josie with San Luis Obispo Event Planning Embark Event Designs about their special day.
The natural beauty of the Cuyama Valley is calling your name… In this styled shoot captured by California Wedding Photographer Cole Garrett, a wild and free spirit grows in Cuyama Buckhorn. Through western vibes and luxurious modernism, a timeless experience evolves. View the blog to see how!
We love the new trend of modern brides choosing a bridal scent during the wedding season! All brides have different preferences and getting to choose your own unique wedding fragrance adds that special touch to your big day. We chose 5 classic signature perfumes that will carry with you through the day and night!
Anissa & Damon's wedding day was full of creamy neutral tones, tons of texture, and the best vineyard views! This barn wedding was anything but rustic, with a chic wedding party and an unforgettable sun-drenched sunset session.
A rustic, yet modern, bohemian bridal shower is perfect for any soon-to-be bride, who embraces a free-spirited mindset, loves the outdoors, and doesn't shy away from expressing it! With the perfect combination of color and eclectic design, a boho bridal shower will have everyone excited and talking! If you need boho inspiration, you've come to the right place!
Such a magical day for Karlee and Wyatt as they celebrate their wedding day! We love the subtle hints of yellows, neutrals, soft pinks & orange hues in the florals by Infullbloom by Lex. The couple's ultimate goal was to achieve a beer garden style wedding and Sandcastle Celebrations made that dream come true! Keep scrolling for more charming photos by wedding photographers, Poppy and Vine Photo!
Jenna and Jesse's coastal wedding day was the ultimate fairy tale full of authentic love, laughter and core memories. What started out as a romantic ceremony on the coast of San Simeon, turned into an intimate garden party reception with moonlit dancing at the stunning Arroyo Grande wedding venue, Villa Loriana.
This couple was all smiles during their engagement shoot, and who could blame them? During the shoot, they happily roamed around Santa Barbara making sure to feature the city and the beach. Now, you can join Taylor and Rance on their engagement shoot adventure and take a glimpse into their love story.
This is your sign to have the perfect western inspired wedding! Teddi and Jerrod's special day was filled with autumn hues, full of fun, and most importantly their love for each other, all planned by California wedding planner, Tying Knots. We love the textures in the bride's bouquet from Blooms of Santa Barbara and how the mismatched bridesmaid dresses flowed together beautifully, captured by Franklin & Brianne Photography. Keep scrolling as the Markles put on their boots and put down their roots!
Drue and Brian tied the knot on a sunny day at the Edna Valley wedding venue, MarFarm. Filled with love and charming details, the modern farmstay had plenty of stunning photo opportunities for San Luis Obispo photographer Alyssa Flores to capture. With elegant country-esque accessories and adorable farm friends at the venue, San Luis Obispo planner, designer and florist Mark Dillon Luna created a vision for the couple's dream love story.
A little touch of velvet is perfect for the boldest of bridal parties! Not only does it add incredible texture and variety to any wedding look, but it is simply elegant. View 10 of our favorite velvet bridesmaid dresses ranging from different styles, fall colors, and budgets!
This timeless styled shoot at historic Villa Montalvo, was inspired by the gorgeous Luciana Emilia's custom designed gowns and incorporates a colorful design in a very sophisticated way. California Wedding Photographer Olivia Marshall, captured the perfectly curated details brought together by Bay Area Event Planner Meag Breanne and luscious florals by Muse Floral Co. Keep scrolling for more on this stunning editorial as planner Meag shares some insight and allow the pictures to speak for themselves!
From whimsical stems to colorful petals, choosing your wedding color palette and florals can be overwhelming in the best way. For those who are giddy over earthy tones and autumn leaves, San Luis Obispo florist Fluid Bloom created stunning fall floral details with a color scheme of greens, browns, burnt orange and dark pinks.
Join us as we swoon over Sydney and Matthew's engagement shoot that's filled full of beautiful autumn and earthy colors! During this shoot, California wedding photographer, Bry not only captured the incredible mountain views but the essence of love. We just can't wait for these two to celebrate their happily ever after as they become adventure partners for life!
Whether it's boots and boho, picnics and pool days, or discos and dancing, you can't go wrong in choosing your dream bachelorette theme. Although there are many unique and up and coming ideas for your weekend extravaganza, I narrowed down a list of bride favorites that could be easily executed on the Central Coast.