Northern California Wedding by First Comes Love Photo
March 30, 2011
United States
Garden Weddings

Sometimes, if you're lucky, you can just let your venue do the talking.  Take this Northern California wedding from First Comes Love Photo.  A ceremony amidst luscious fruit trees and a light-filled reception in a historic beauty doesn't need much else to turn up the fabulous.  Just bunches of lovely, vibrant flower arrangements and a few sweet personal touches and wah lah! you have yourself a perfectly pretty wedding.  Visit the full gallery to see even more from this gorgeous garden wedding!

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From the Bride... First of all I love the drive out to Olema. Either way you go (up Highway 1 or Sir Francis Drake Boulevard) it is a beautiful drive. Dave and I had stayed at The Olema Inn before, and we had always loved the historic building with the naturally lit dinning room. When we got engaged we went out to the inn for lunch and decided right then that we would get married there. We didn’t even look anywhere else! The inn only has 6 rooms upstairs, so we had our immediate family stay with us.

We got married in the garden in the back – there are these beautiful brambly fruit trees in the garden that were full of apples and figs on our August wedding day.

From the Groom... My favorite part of the wedding was first spying Adrea in her dress as she walked down the aisle. As per tradition I never saw or heard what the dress was like before that moment, and I actually said out loud, “Oh my god, she is so beautiful.”

Photography: Alison Bank of First Comes Love Photo / Wedding Venue: The Olema Inn / Catering: The Olema Inn / Bride’s Dress: Lazaro / Groom’s Suit: Dries van Noten / Flowers: Mill Valley Flowers