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The Look Of Love Event, Orange County

Last November, we were so excited to be a part of California Wedding Day’s The Look of Love Event at the Chuck Jones Center. We had the pleasure of working with the most amazing team headed by LVL Weddings and Events!

It was so fun to create this hanging centerpiece installation using pretty coral peonies, vibrant tulips, and roses, and filled with lush greenery; we seriously love it. Ps. Can someone please order one so we can recreate it?!
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We kept the tablescape pretty simple to really make the hanging centerpiece stand out using only single peony blooms in gold bud vases with candlesticks, decanters and votives.

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Blue Magpie Invitations killed it with these chalkboard-like invites, menus, and labels!

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And we can’t forget about the amazing little details! Little gold bud vases, gold votives, crystal decanters, vintage books, vintage candlesticks, the GORGEOUS globe!…  TLOL-OC-87-2227699937-O TLOL-OC-74-2227697759-O TLOL-OC-55-2227694965-O TLOL-OC-50-2227694366-O TLOL-OC-35-2227692384-O TLOL-OC-86-2227699677-O TLOL-OC-89-2227700245-O TLOL-OC-05-2227687854-O TLOL-OC-66-2227697026-O


Shoot Location: Chuck Jones Center / Event Design: LVL Weddings and Events / Photographer: Bliss by Blue Sky’s Photography / Floral Design: The Vines Leaf / Paper Goods: Blue Magpie Invitations / Rentals: Archive Rentals / Catering: 24 Carrots / Champagne Bar: One Hope Wine /

More pictures up on our Facebook page! Check them out!

Garden Party

Alright Folks, here is an oldie but a goodie for the little blog today!  Since the update of my website I have been trying to get a few things that were lost in translation back up just so that they get the credit that they deserve ;) hence a few older posts that are being revisited.  This little lovely though has gotten a continual amount of attention despite it’s age, it keeps being reposted and blogged about so I thought it should get another little shout out from its creator! The simplicity and botanical elements make it timeless and versatile…read on for all of the details and how you can create the look for yourself! Other ideas as well as the full post is all on Wedding Chicks, also major Thank You to Lane Dittoe Photography for another set of amazing images!!

garden party decor

Are you looking to have a garden party bridal shower?

If so, we have everything you need and more to get your inspiration flowing, the supplies together and the invites out. Stay tuned, we will be providing you with do-it-yourself bridal party invitations that match this little number as well as what to serve along with how to design your beverage cart. Are you excited or what?

The Vine’s Leaf in San Clemente put this whole sha bang on and I must say she did a beautiful job.Lane Dittoe Photography took all the photos for your inspirational enjoyment. Stay tuned and Read on to learn how you can put this together.


You do not need to rent a fancy venue for your best girlfriend’s bridal shower. Ask around to see who has a cute backyard and you can basically do the entire thing yourself. This little set up took place in the backyard of a good friend.

Here is what you are going to need for the basic set up.  We will be showing you exactly how we made all of these arrangements as well. (as I said before there is more to come) but, this should get you started with in your planning process.

Supply List
1. Vintage Books & Vintage Book Pages
2. Set of white dishes and white cloth napkins & cutlery
3. Twine & Burlap
4. variety of pots and glass items for your arrangements
5. variety of herbs and plants

Plant List
Herbs: mint, rosemary, chocolate mint and thyme
Maiden hair ferns
Reindeer moss
Sheet moss
Potting Soil

bridal shower ideas


bridal shower ideas



Fresh Bridal Shower Ideas

To See the full feature on Wedding Chicks, Click HERE!

This is for all of you bridesmaids and maids of honor searching for bridal shower ideas for your special lady. Hall Weddings & Events threw this fantastic bridal shower at The Villa in San Juan Capistrano, California. The theme was vintage typewriters and we know how much you love those. Hall Weddings & Events incorporated vintage books, over-sized metal letters, vintage printing and played up the rustic woods and decor of The Villa. We love all the little details of this bridal shower, share with us what you loved the most.

The flowers are exceptionally gorgeous from one of our very own Southern California Hand Picked Wedding VendorsThe Vine’s Leaf. To see why we think Ali is so fabulous click here.

To see more bridal shower inspiration click here to view the entire gallery.

Design & Coordinator: Hall Weddings & Events
Flowers: The Vine’s Leaf
Stationary: Sayeh Studios
Venue: The Villa SJC