Brooke Keegan always manages to hand-craft the most STUNNING affairs. The kind of affairs that we mull over long after they make their SMP debut and this particular wedding has us wishing everyday was a sunshiny Santa Barbara day. Not to mention, the gorgeousness that is every.single.image captured by Beaux Arts Photographie. Oh pretty, pretty pictures + the California coast + one lovely wedding = BLISS. See more of the gorgeous details in the gallery
Janet and Mark wanted to celebrate their special day with their closest friends and family. After searching for the perfect venue from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they decided on the gorgeous Bacara Resort. When I first met with them, they told me photography was the most important detail of the day. After describing the style and feel that they wanted, I referred them to the talented Kirsten Ellis of Beaux Arts Photographie. Kirsten captured the day beautifully and the couple couldn’t be happier. For the ceremony, we kept it very simple since we had such an amazing backdrop. Camilla Svenson Burns used catches of lavender to line the chairs and a small garden cart for the sand ceremony. Sparrow Lane Ensemble played the strings during the ceremony. For the reception, we decided on one long family style table so that everyone felt that they were a VIP – which they were. Janet wanted to make sure to incorporate lavender, as Bacara has their own lush lavender fields on property. Each place setting has a sachet of lavender and a hand calligraphers place card. We used beautiful mercury votives and vessels for the white florals that went down the center of the long dining table. We strung bulb lights above to create light and ambiance. Mark is in the music industry and had a good friend and professional disc jockey, DJ 4Tify spin music throughout the evening. They had Photobooth Scrapbooks set up so that their guests could use the photo booth throughout the evening – it was a complete hit. There was also a surprise performance where the Groom serenaded the Bride – there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. It was also important for Janet to pay respect to her late Father, so we had a reserved seat in the front row for him and instead of the Father/Daughter Dance, she danced with her mom to Luther Vandross’ “Dance with My Father Again.” It was so touching!
Coordinator : Brooke Keegan Weddings and Events / Hair: Catherine Ngyuen / Photography: Beaux Arts Photographie / Officiant: Ed Salas / Florals: Camilla Svensson Burns / Ceremony and Cocktail Music: Sparrow Lane Ensemble / DJ: DJ 4Tify / Chairs, Linens, Chargers, Furniture, Lighting: Bacara Resort / Cupcakes: Bacara / Photo Booth: Photobooth Scrapbooks / Bride and Bridesmaid Robes: Plum Pretty Sugar / Calligraphy: Xandra Y. Zamora