Real Wedding: Mallory and Austin

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Having grown up on Balboa Island, Mallory knew she wanted to incorporate the nautical theme into her wedding, but did not want it to be all seashells and starfish. From the very first meeting knew Mallory and Austin were a preppy couple (the striped button downs were the giveaway) but I also figured out Mallory was a girl that liked things that glimmered. Knowing they met through church, I asked if there was a particular verse that was special to them and...

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Real Wedding: Jennifer and Dustin

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Since Jennifer and Dustin currently reside in Texas, all of the coordination and communication was done over the phone and through email leading up to the exciting week of their Laguna Beach wedding. I couldn’t wait to meet this sweet couple! Jennifer and Dustin shared and intimate ceremony with their closest family and friends on the rooftop of Mozambique, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The night continued with live music from the talented Jonathan Blake Salazer. Hailley Howard Photography captured their...

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Real Wedding: Teri and Paul

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This sweet couple had their first date at the Surf & Sand Resort, so it seemed like the perfect place to say their vows on a gorgeous April day. Teri & Paul added many special touches to make this day unforgettable including an artist who painted scenes of the ceremony and first dance; etched wine bottles that served as table numbers featuring favorite quotes, and a grooms cake by It’s All About the Cake featuring Paul’s favorite scotch.​ ​The...

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Wine Country Wedding Weekend: Top 10 Rehearsal & Brunch Venues

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Weddings have evolved into a weekend experience (as opposed to just the wedding), especially in Wine Country where many guests are traveling from all over for the country. This lends itself to turning a wedding into more of an experience and mini vacation. We wanted to highlight some of our favorite locations for these other wedding related events such as your rehearsal dinner, Sunday brunch or welcome reception. These Top 10 rehearsal and brunch venues will...

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Real Wedding: Tianna and Cody Featured on Inspired by This

Tianna and Cody were inspired by mint and peach florals, a perfect compliment to the rustic details of  this Orange County Estate Wedding at The Quail Estate. Before the ceremony, they shared a ‘first touch’ (blindfolded of course) as Tiana fed Cody one of their favorite meals- Taco Bell!  Tianna wowed her husband-to-be and guests with her absolutely breathtaking Hayley Paige gown. Handmade details made by Tianna filled the reception lawn, including custom made signs and wine crates.The night...

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