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Ebell Long Beach Wedding | Megan+Jin

Ebell Long Beach Wedding | Megan & Jin

 

An elegant and fun wedding at the gorgeous Ebell of Long Beach. The couple included their sweet pup as the ring boy.

“The minute I saw this Ebell of Long Beach wedding I was in love. I keep going back to that exquisite three quarter sleeve length gown complete with a sweetheart neckline. Silver Charm Events planned a timeless celebration full of elegance and the prettiest details. The floral design by Inessa Nichols Design, is just the dreamiest. With pops of color throughout there are some serious stare worthy blooms in this wedding.” – Reverie Gallery

Planner: Silver Charm Events | Venue: Ebell Long Beach | Photography: John and Colette Photography | Catering & Bar: Tres LA Catering | Florals: Inessa Nichols Design | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Cake: Rooney Girl Bakeshop | String Quartet: John Merola Band | Photo Booth: Petite Pix

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SADDLE PEAK LODGE WEDDING | RUSTIC ELEGANCE

A SADDLE PEAK LODGE WEDDING | RUSTIC ELEGANCE

Saddle Peak Lodge is a nostalgic place for Emily that brought back many happy childhood Sunday dinner memories. The genuine love and connectedness she felt during these intimate family gatherings was the inspiration for their beautiful wedding. The abundant floral design by Mark’s Garden and chic simple details enhanced the easy elegant style of Emily and Casey’s very special summer soiree.

Planning & Design: Timeless Celebrations  Venue: Saddlepeak Lodge 
Entertainment: Jason Sulkin Music  Cake: Sweet Lady Jane  Florals: Mark’s Garden  Lighting: LA Party Rentals
Bride and mom’s makeup: Colette / Hair & Make-up for Bridal party: Jeanne Townsend
Transportation: Diva Limo  Officiant: Michael Theiling Her dress! BHLDN
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Athenaeum Wedding | Cal Tech Pasadena

 A luxury Athenaeum Wedding | Pasadena, California

This luxury Athenaeum, Pasadena soiree embodies everything a fairytale wedding should be, including an incredibly romantic surprise from the groom to his bride. 

Just after the ceremony, surrounded by congratulatory cheers and swirling rose petals, emotions on high, is when the bride first glanced the beautifully adorned horse and carriage waiting to take them away! A magical moment she will never forget. 

When looking for the perfect venue Rick and Flora knew they wanted a place with beautiful architecture and privacy. A place where they could get ready before the ceremony and also relax in to the night with their guests. They found exactly what they were looking for at The Athenaeum, a private social club on the California Institute of Technology campus. This gorgeous venue had us from the moment we walked in to the pre planning meeting. As visual artists we’re always looking for settings that will enhance the story but we also consider logistics. Keeping the couple’s experience fun carefree is a priority for us, and this amazing location has it all.

What a night! Rick and Flora’s love for each other was so contagious, that not a person in attendance could deny the joy and happiness that filled the room! Everyone was up and about, dancing the night away!

Peggy Kelley of Timeless Celebrations weaved this couple’s ideas in to a vision that exceeded their dreams

Hats off to the incredibly talented crew of creatives that brought this event from dream time to real time:

Venue: Athenaeum

Planner: Peggy Timeless Celebrations

Floral Design & Programs SRO Events

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Wedding Cake Takes The Cake

Rentals: Elegant Designs

Dance Floor & Monogram MTB Rentals

Lighting: GoGo Sprockets

Ceremony Music Cattus Quartet

Reception Music Elegant Music

Video Walter Pawluk

5 Star Limo

Hair & Makeup Audrey B Salon

Bride’s gown Bridal & Special Times

 

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Romantic Summer Wedding | Saddle Peak Lodge

Romantic Summer Wedding | Saddle Peak Lodge

 

Ryan and Julia love spending time in nature. When they saw the lodge with its breathtaking mountain views and rustic charm they knew instantly that that they had found the perfect location for their summer wedding celebration.  A romantic wedding story with soft gold accents and a beautiful wedding cake that shimmered in the sunlight!  A trellis of green garland and abundant white blooms graced the ceremony site. Beautifully designed by Exotic Green Garden An overall soft feminine style that looked especially beautiful in the authentic rustic setting of  Saddle Peak Lodge.

The couple envisioned an elegantly simple and carefree event. With Shannon from Affairs of The Heart to guide them, this is just how the day unfolded. So lovely.

Standing together before an inspiring view of the Santa Monica Mountains in the late afternoon light, Ryan and Julia said I Do. 

 

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Black Tie Wedding The Ebell Long Beach Cal

 

 Black Tie Wedding Long Beach Cal

 

 

The Ebell of Long Beach is an extraordinary venue and the perfect setting for celebrating Tim and Courtney’s love story.  

The open archways and natural daylight spaces are a photographers dream. 

The bride’s dress by Pronovias is a personal favorite. The beauty of the lace over the blush colored, luxurious silk slip had me at first sight. 

Before the ceremony the couple met in the natural light foyer to share a first look and to greet their sweet pup, Winston.

The ceremony was absolutely beautiful. The floral arbor designed by Bottles and Blooms looked stunning above the mosaic tile floors and the lush greenery set along the aisle. 

The couple chose long dark trestle tables for their reception with pale blue and gold accents. Soft hued, luscious blooms and garland, gold sequin runners and hundreds of twinkling candles were displayed down the center of the tables. The head table where the bride and groom dined with the wedding party was framed on either end by tall green trees adorned with hanging baubles of light. The look was magical against the dark wood walls and high vaulted ceiling. 

The father of the bride, maid of honor, and best man gave speeches after dinner. Then Courtney and Tim cut the cake before dancing began. 

Sources:

Coordinator / Sarah Zarcone / Pop The Champagne

Wedding Designer / Cat @Choura Events

Photography / John and Colette

Rentals /   Choura Events 

Flowers /  Bottles and Blooms

Cake / Susie Cakes Bakery

DJ / Showcased DJ

Makeup and Hair /  Jessica Steingard

Dress /  Pronovias

Shoes /  Pelle Moda

Calligraphy / Letter Lee Shop

Paper ( Menu cards, table #s )  / Lola Louie Paperie

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Serendipity Garden Wedding

Apple orchards, winding roads and small town generosity. Serendipity Gardens is less than an hours drive from the city bustle but a world away

 

 

 

Marnee and Dillon’s wedding tells a charming story of the bride’s Scotch-Irish heritage and the couple’s shared love of homemade pie, dinosaurs, and Star Wars!

 

Serendipity Gardens is surrounded by charming vintage farms that made the couple’s vintage Pontiac look right at home.

On the edge of a pine forest in a quaint apple orchard, Marnee and Dillon had a private First Look before the ceremony.

The couple exchanged vows on a deck, perched on the hillside with a breathtaking view of the valley. Guests enjoyed cocktails under the shady canopy of trees, adorned with shimmering chandeliers that hung from the tree limbs above. Followed by dinner and dancing under an open tent. Tartan plaid and scotch-Irish details represented the couples family lines. The highlight of the evening was a surprise performance by the couple for their guests. Fans of Star Wars, Marnee and Dillon planned a lightsaber duel that was pulled off with perfection! The skit ends when Darth Vader enters the room threatening the couple. The couple, frozen in fear, drop their weapons and reach out for one another and miraculously, the power of their love brings Darth Vader to his knees. The crowd went absolutely wild with cheers and applause.

Guests enjoyed the music and dancing. Between dancing guests could relax around the open fire pit to gaze the starry night and enjoy s’mores!

The celebration ended with a cheering, sparkler send-off. It was definitely a night to remember!

Hats off to the creative team that helped to bring the couple’s vision to life:

 Event Planner: Carole / Bright Blue Events Venue & Catering: Serendipity Gardens  Cake: Michelle’s Bakery  Pies Thankful Heart Kitchen-Redlands  Floral Design:Flowers Etc   DJ Musical Phunktions  John & Colette Photography

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Castle Green Pasadena Wedding

Castle Green Pasadena Wedding

Planning their Pasadena wedding from Washington D.C. Mina & Ryan wanted to to find a location with history and beautiful California architecture. With the help of their wedding planner they found the perfect location in Pasadena at the majestic Castle Green.  The bride and her mother took a trip home to India where they found the beautiful blue sari’s that the bridal party is wearing. Handsomely combined with classic tuxedos and lush white roses and the romantic setting, everything looked incredible.

Congratulations, Mina & Ryan!

Crystal Clear Weddings /  Jj Events Photo Booth / Simply Elegant Catering / Video Matrimony Pictures / Cake Friandise Pastries

Duran’s Flowers Officiant Rev. James Nial /

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