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.
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.
This floral and fun styled shoot designed by Beloved Coordination at The Hummingbird House was inspired by the colors of our breathtaking California summer sunsets
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!
Sydney and Ryan's Tuscany inspired wedding took place in the beautiful hills of Southern California through private estate rental Royal Rancho Bookings. The day was coordinated and the beautiful blooms were arranged by the very talented Santa Barbara event coordinator Tyler Speier Events. San Luis Obispo photographer Cameron Ingalls captured the sweet moments throughout this day and even captured the epic pool plunge at the end of the night. Keep on scrolling to hear more from the bride.
One of the fun parts of your wedding day is getting ready with your best friends by your side - and what is more fun than having matching gettin ready sets! From robes, to monogrammed pajamas, to trendy sweat sets, there are many routes to go. We have searched for some of our favorite bridal party outfits to get cozy in while getting ready on your wedding morning.
As a bride there are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to your wedding day: how to style your hair, what makeup look you want, your wedding dress, wedding decor, and so much more! To add to that list, now you have to decide on your wedding day manicure, especially since your hands will be an important spectacle of the day.
Alex and Nick's classic white wedding was filled with timeless and refined details, combining soft whites with hints of blush and toffee to tie in the red brick at San Luis Obispo wedding venue The Penny, clean and streamlined table decor, and even an antique car, all in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, California. San Luis Obispo floral designer Fluidbloom Designs arranged an elegant, crisp white bouquet for the bride with classic long-stem white roses, and incorporated hints of neutral tones throughout the reception arrangements.
Jonna and Trent's dreamy Tulare wedding was filled with blissful sunset tones and hints of sweet citrus throughout the details. Jaw-dropping florals with bright pops of color, arranged by Visalia floral designer Sweet Memories Flowers, adorned the beautiful landscape of the Tulare wedding venue Westwood Barns. From beautifully handcrafted decorations like a dried citrus chandelier, or a vibrant escort display, all of the unique and heartwarming details were captured by Fresno wedding photographer Ellie Koleen Photography.
This styled shoot which took place at the incredible Santa Ynez wedding venue Sunstone Winery features pops of bright yellow and golds, paired with romantic and timeless details to create a beautiful summer shoot. Hosted by the talented Styled Shoots Across America and designed by Houston based Wedding Planner Heather Benge Events, this shoot had a powerhouse duo to put together a fantastic day. The florals were designed by San Diego floral designer Parker & Posies and San Diego floral designer Blush Botanicals and it was all brought to you by the lens of Fresno Wedding photographer Megan Helm Photography.
Floral design is a very fun element of your wedding day and adds a lot of character to your design. When trying to find a florist and picking your floral design, there is a lot to keep in mind. Selecting a florist who is on the same page as you, in the right budget, and able to bring your dream to life is key to having beautifully designed flowers on your wedding day. Below are some tips to keep in mind when looking for a florist and deciding on your floral design.
With it being a little over a year since the start of the pandemic, we cannot help but reminisce on what a crazy year we have had! 2020 is one for the books that no one expected and we are so excited for things to start looking up again. As always, trends come and go, and there are so many creatives out in the world coming up with new ideas and new ways to wow us. As we thought about the last year, we came across some of the trends we loved (and one's we are not so fond of). We are certain some of these will be sticking around, and we are so excited to see what this decade has to bring us!
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.
We all love the The White Barn in San Luis Obispo's Edna Valley, but when Vino Fiore Event's transforms the rustic vibes of the venue into a Boho Garden inspired design our adoration for this barn goes up. Furniture rentals from Avenue Twelve, All About Events, and Scout Rental Co.
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!
Whether you are getting married in a barn, ballroom, or open field, there are many ways in which you can modify and personalize the space.
Metallics have always been a huge part of weddings, they instantly bring a little "bling" to your big day, making it extra special and chic, but move aside gold and silver because copper is making it's way more than ever in 2018.
Favors are a great opportunity to DIY something homemade and unique for your wedding. Here's a crockpot recipe that you can duplicate easily and adds a touch of handmade love.
With a combination of talented San Luis Obispo wedding vendors, Kelly's dream wedding came to life. The Grace Maralyn Estate and Gardens, a chic Santa Margarita barn wedding venue, was the perfect space for her vintage outdoor wedding vision.
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.
Worried about pesky bugs at your cocktail hour? These romantic floating candles will double as decor and keep those bugs away all the while smelling oh so fabulous as guests enjoy themselves on your big day!!
When it comes to DIY and your wedding there are some tasks that you want to do, and other's you don't- TRUST US! Here is one idea that would be an adorable wedding favor or perfect for your centerpieces. Gold is in and we are happy to jump on that train..
Personal expression can play out in a myriad of ways as you plan your wedding celebration. As you dream and plan your big day, you may find yourself tempted to save and "Pin" ideas that have you dreaming of an exorbitant budget that could make all of you
"What is more magical than the sparkle of love and the promise of things to come found in the quiet beauty of winter. Caught in the moment just before the loud ruckus of Spring, our models, Jessica and Tyler, are romanced by the hushed tones of the forest
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
To me, fashion is making a statement, and who wouldn't want to make a statement on their wedding day. I wanted to create a styled shoot that showcased a crop of my ideal, bad ass brides.
There's a new San Luis Obispo wedding design store and it's located in Chinatown's beautiful historic Ah Louis building! Amber and Emily of Karson Butler Events, the dynamic twin sister duo, are operating their West Coast design business from the shop as