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Shade Hotel Shoot

The Shade Hotel is such a cool and stylish luxury hotel in Manhattan Beach and it was the perfect place for this shoot. Aaron Young shot all the goodies you’re about to see and it all couldn’t have happened without the amazing Constance Curtis!

We had two floral concepts going on, and these upcoming pictures are the first concept.. A little bit of romance mixed with a lot of pretty in muted tones, all carefully designed with blush garden roses, lavender roses and ranunculus, ivory hydrangea and lisianthus, with touches of gold.

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We then swapped out the arrangements with our second concept.. Something different. Still pretty, still romantic, but a lot more bold!

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And now for the pretty little details… berries, gilded fruits & succulents, wax dripped candlesticks, crystal decanters, and lets not forget the gorgeous chevron table runners!

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We loved working with Constance and Aaron!

Shoot Location: Shade Hotel / Event Design: Constance Curtis Events / Photographer:Aaron Young Photography / Floral Design: The Vines Leaf / Rentals: Classic Party Rentals /



{Rustic Beach Wedding}


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As the weather warms up, a beach wedding sounds ideal. Picture the rolling cliffs and the crystal blue ocean as the backdrop to your ceremony, we can’t think of a prettier setting. Jacquie and Greg could not agree more. They chose a San Clemente cliff side camp spot for their ceremony and headed over to theHistoric Cottage San Clemente for their ceremony.

Most all the details were crafted by Jacquie. Umbrellas & fans for the ceremony, mason jars for the guests’ cocktails, succulent filled window panes, burlap banners, wine barrels as cocktail tables and wooden signs directing guests to each location. She did it all with a little help from event plannerKimberly Conners. You can see all the pretty details up close in the full gallery. Photographed byMatthew Morgan Photography.

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Venue: Historic Cottage San Clemente
Hair: Heather, Salon Zinnia
Cinematography: Joe Park Weddings
Coordinator: Kimberly Conners
Lighting: Black Tie Events
Prop or Furniture Rentals: Classic Party Rentals
Wine Barrel Rentals – King Barrel | DJ: John Muir, Dolce Entertainment | Makeup: Janae Allanson | Caterer: Tacos El Tiburon

{Rancho Las Lomas Wedding}

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{Details of Distinction}

The UCLA alums fashioned the school’s colors of yellow and blue into a cheery décor palette.

{Ceremony Site} San Francisco Solano Catholic Church, Rancho Santa Margarita
{Reception Site} Rancho Las Lomas, Silverado
{Photography} Jim Kennedy Photographers
{Coordinator} Once Upon a Time
{Floral Design} The Vine’s Leaf
{Stationery} Posh Printing
{Caterer} 24 Carrots Catering & Events
{Cake} The Cupcake Store
{Entertainment} Generations Entertainment
{Gown Designer, Hairpiece & Veil} Amy Kuschel
{Hair & Makeup} Bridal Rouge - Tiffany Briggs
{Formal Wear} Friar Tux
{Bridesmaid Dresses, Flower Girl Dresses} David’s Bridal
{Mothers’ Dresses} Siri
{Gift Registries} Crate & BarrelMacy’sPottery Barn
{Honeymoon Destination} Greece

{Metallic Succulents}

Hanna + Randy wanted a wedding that was upbeat yet comfortable, and infused multiple colors and a plethora of circle patterns that could bring some fun, funk, and style! Love it. :) They also wanted great food and had to incorporate their love for coffee with a coffee bar and signature drinks. They selected the The Casino San Clemente as their venue and the outdoor space was a perfect setting for their lovely ceremony. Lindye Galloway Events helped Hanna + Randy create a day that was uniquely them while Emily Blake Photography captured it all on film. Congrats to Hanna + Randy!

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{Spanish Inspired Wedding}

So I have not posted in SOOO long and I am SOOO Sorry!  Life has been super hectic with lots of weddings, brides and a super fast crawling baby! But I am back on the blog and am working super hard at gathering all of the fabulous wedding photos from the amazing events that I have been so busy making happen since this past spring.  I am going to start with one of my personal favorites as well as some friends of mine.  Dodger and Clarissa make a phenomenal couple and you can feel it by just looking at their wedding photos.  Clarissa made a beautiful spanish bride and Dodger was her all american sweetheart.  The details that they incorporated were one of a kind and something that I truly have never seen done at The Casa Romantica before! Their amazing and super talented Paper People {Birds and Planes Letterpress}  actually took the medallions from the spanish tiles and created Save The Dates, Invitations and Menu Cards out of them, they also used the design on the cake! Simply stunning and so darn creative.  We carried the spanish theme through to the flowers, using brick reds, oranges, tons of green textures and succulents, as well as pomegranates and grapefruits.  Take a look and be inspired!!

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Succulents, Cedum, Rasberries! Scabiosa and Monkey Tail…The Textures!!

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