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Monday, March 30, 2015

Rancho Las Lomas Winter Wedding

This winter wedding at Rancho Las Lomas was a dream to design... The flowers were in dramatic shades of burgundy, cranberry, champagne, plum and lush dark greenery for contrast. We added lots of candles to both the ceremony and reception for a warm and cozy ambiance. The icing on the cake was the sweet couple and the wonderful family that I am happy to call long time clients. It was an honor to work again on another family wedding years later. 
Many thanks to the talented Mary Rosenbaum for sharing these beautiful images with us!!

Amy carried a bouquet created with anemones, garden roses, hellebores, ranunculus, and imported spray roses with lush jasmine vine, maiden hair fern and bay leaf. The stems were wrapped in navy blue velvet trim. 

I am a huge fan of navy blue and love how colors really pop and contract against the dresses. 

Amy and her sweet sister Heather who I also had the pleasure of designing wedding flowers for a few years before.... The bridesmaids' bouquets were smaller versions of Amy's bouquet with stems wrapped in navy blue satin ribbon.

We created floral crowns and pomanders for the adorable flower girls who also accessorized with ivory faux fur trimmed capes. 

Amy wanted the ceremony decor to be simple and filled with candles as their ceremony began as the sun was setting. We lined the aisles with rustic wooden boxes and candles varying in height. We also added candles to the gazebo steps and on the ceremony table. The arch was framed with curly willow, greenery and flowers in shades of cranberry mauve and cream. 

Amy and her mom Kathy, one of the kindest and warmest people I have had the pleasure of knowing for almost 10 years. 

For Eric's boutonniere, I used a few hellebores blooms and wrapped the stems in velvet trim. 

(iphone picture by Heavenly Blooms)
Close up of the centerpieces... we used privet berries, cranberry dahlias, greyish lavender roses, anemones, jasmine vine, burgundy amaryllis, garden roses and hellebores with maiden hair fern, camellia, and bay leaf. 
(iphone picture by Heavenly Blooms) 

(iphone picture by Heavenly Blooms)

The long wooden guest tables were lined with a cream runner, and we placed one large overflowing compote centerpiece in the centerpiece, along with two smaller coordinating centerpieces and clusters of pillar candles surrounded by moss, vines and loose blooms. 

(iphone picture by Heavenly Booms) 

We added a loose flowers and greenery around the base of the simple rustic cake, and more candles added to the ambiance. 
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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Olive's First Birthday - Beverly Hills

I was so honored to play a small part in this special little girl's birthday. Sweet Olive is the adorable daughter of Angel Swanson, a talented wedding coordinator who owns Love and Splendor. Olive's 1st birthday bash had the most beautiful sea theme with the softest shades of blue, aqua, peach, white, mint and coral. 
Again, the stunning watercolor invitations set the tone of the event (as they did for her sister Anna's amazing Ojai wedding) and all the details were simply perfect for this special day.

See more images and details featured here on 100 Layer Cakelet...

 We used anemones, ranunculus, garden roses, poppies, freesia and pretty textured greens for the party. 

 Angel sourced all the fun vessels and we filled them with beautiful spring flowers!!

 One of my favorites was this fish container... and can we talk about that stunning La Tavola linen?!

Many, many thanks to Erin Hearts Court for sharing their beautiful work with us... They truly are the best and we are always so grateful for their generosity. 
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Monday, February 2, 2015

Talega Golf Club Wedding - San Clemente

Raina and Matt's wedding was truly a pretty one in shades of blush, white and accents of the prettiest dusty greenery. Gianna from Chic Celebrations truly brought Raina's vision to life... We used the softest muted tones paired with succulents, candles, driftwood, coral, and the prettiest sea urchins.

See more of this beautiful wedding featured here on Style Me Pretty... 

 Navy blue dresses are so classy and elegant... One of my favorite alternatives to black. 

 We kept the ceremony flowers with beautiful dahlia filled tie backs to a bamboo structure draped in sheer white material. 

 For the reception, Gianna incorporated a mix of long and round tables. We created different designs for both settings using the same elements and florals. 

 Simple details make the biggest difference, Gianna added these gorgeous pieces of sea urchins and they were the perfect addition to the grapewood/driftwood, candles, succulents and floral pieces.

 The overall aesthetic was clean, and not overly fussy with a nod to a nautical/beach style. 

Thank you to the talented Krista Mason for the beautiful images!!

Coordinator/Designer: Chic Celebrations 
Venue: Talega Golf Club

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