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First Congregational Church Los Angeles

First Congregational Church Los Angeles Wedding & Vow Renewal

Michiko and Jean were college student when they fell in love and were married in a civil ceremony. They made a promise to one another that one day, when they could afford it, they would have a wedding with their families and all of the trimmings. On their tenth wedding anniversary they fulfilled that promise and this beautifully planned wedding became a reality. 

The morning began at Mr. C’s Hotel in Beverly Hills with the preparations and first-look. The couple enjoyed a ride to the church in a vintage limousine. The ceremony was held at the historic First Congregational Church of LA an architectural wonder, modeled after the great cathedrals of France and England. After the ceremony guests were treated to an elegant soiree at the Carondelet House, originally built as a private residence in 1928. During the cocktail hour the couple treated their guests to an impressive display of their favorite fine cheeses and caviar served with authentic french baguette. Fine wine was served during the cocktail hour and bottles were also gifted as favors. The rustic dining room tables were set with vintage lace runners and opulent silver chargers. Sprigs of rosemary and blush pink and cream florals added lushness to the design. An elegant dinner was served and champagne toasts were given. Then the live music began and everyone was out of their seats! On the patio a barista took orders for strong coffee drinks as fresh Cuban cigars were being rolled.  And if things couldn’t get any better, later in the evening, the bride changed in to a shorter dress and the couple danced a jaw-dropping, sure footed, salsa number that had the crowd cheering!  

Congratulations, Michiko and Jean! Well done! A very special event worth the wait!

 

 

Angela Mitchell Event Planner Love & Elegance //Amanda of Rosebud Floral // Reception Venue & Caterer, Carondelet House/TresLA // Wedding Cake/Desserts: Jin Patisserie Bakery – Chef Annabel //Barista Station: Long Shot Coffee – Laine Warthan // Cigar Bar: Naranjo Cigar Events – Maritza Reyner // Ceremony: First Congregational Church of LA. //Band: Project M/Elan Artists // Hotel: Mr. C. Beverly Hills // Transportation – Classic Limos – Dan // Videographer: Buckley Videography // Hair/Make-Up for MOB/Bridesmaid: Jeanne Townsend // Hair/Make-Up for the Bride / Colette of John and Colette Photography

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A First Congregational Church Wedding

 

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles Wedding

 A 10 year anniversary vow renewal and wedding celebration

that was worth the wait!

A First Congregational Church wedding and vow renewal. Michio and Jean fell in love in college and were married in a civil ceremony. They made a promise to one another that one day, when they could afford it, they would plan a wedding with all the trimmings and share their special day with family and friends. 10 years later, on their wedding anniversary they fulfilled that promise and this beautiful and thoughtfully planned wedding event happened. 

The morning started at Mr. C’s Hotel in Beverly Hills with preparations and the first-look. The couple enjoyed their ride to the church in a vintage limousine. The ceremony was held at the beautiful First Congregational Church of LA that was modeled after the great cathedrals of France and England. Guests were treated to an elegant soiree at the historic Carondelet House, originally built as a private residence in 1928. Fine cheeses, french baguettes caviar and fine wine was served during the cocktail hour. The rustic dining room tables were set with vintage lace runners and opulent silver chargers. Sprigs of rosemary and lush pink and cream florals added lushness to the design. The guests were wined and dined with fine cuisine and champagne toasts. Live music played and everyone was out of their seats! Guests enjoyed a barista on the patio, drinking espresso and sampling rolled-to-order cuban cigars! And if things couldn’t get any better, later that evening, Michiko changed her dress and the couple danced a jaw-dropping, sure footed, salsa number that had the crowed cheering!  

Congratulations, Michiko and Jean! Well done! 

 

 

Angela Mitchell Event Planner Love & Elegance //Amanda of Rosebud Floral // Reception Venue & Caterer, Carondelet House/TresLA // Wedding Cake/Desserts: Jin Patisserie Bakery – Chef Annabel //Barista Station: Long Shot Coffee – Laine Warthan // Cigar Bar: Naranjo Cigar Events – Maritza Reyner // Ceremony: First Congregational Church of LA. //Band: Project M/Elan Artists // Hotel: Mr. C. Beverly Hills // Transportation – Classic Limos – Dan // Videographer: Buckley Videography // Hair/Make-Up for MOB/Bridesmaid: Jeanne Townsend // Hair/Make-Up for the Bride / Colette of John and Colette Photography

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KAROLYN + CARL

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A Second Marriage. An Intimate Ceremony. Beverly Hills

 Love really does make the world go around !  Karolyn & Carl along with their first husbands and wives were the best of friends. When both of their spouses passed just a year apart from one another, Karolyn and Carl did what dear friends do, they stood by one another through difficult times. A lifelong friendship grew to a slow ramance.

  Karolyn and Carl were married in an intimate ceremony at his Alma Matter,  Harvard School (now Harvard Westlake) Their ceremony, followed by an elegant, simple reception was a very special event for us to photograph. We felt privileged to be a part of it!
Love truly does triumph!

 

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