I’m pretty sure that 99.9% of you hone on in the pictures in our real wedding features and then, if you’re intrigued, you click on over to the gallery to see more. I also know that some of you read the stories sent by the bride or the planner or the photographer. And to be perfectly honest, that’s what we do, too. The thing is, the story is what sets every single wedding apart.  Just as your story, is what will set your wedding apart! This one, sent to us by These Buds A Blooming with story-book images from one of our newest Little Black Book members, Jessica Lewis Photography, is the stuff that this little girl’s dreams were made of. Along with the invaluable help of La Boheme’s coordination services, today’s bride had her perfectly happy… ever after! Oh – and take note of their alternative guest book. Love it! Then – join us in the gallery for more.


From the Bride… I’ve been planning my wedding practically my whole life. I was a flower girl in a wedding when I was 3 and was instantly enamored by weddings. I had spent forever thinking about every detail, but the one I never could plan was the groom. Brian and I met in college, and after being friends for years, we started dating. We fell in love on a trip to Costa Rica and realized our shared passion for travel and adventure, which ended up being the unplanned theme for the proposal. We had gone camping with our dog on what we thought would be a beautiful spring weekend. The warm weather quickly turned into inches of snow and temperatures below freezing. After he proposed, we quickly packed up and went to the nearest town where we couldn’t help but laugh about it. I always knew I wanted to get married in the fall and our wedding took place in October at a beautiful farm under the cover of Walnut trees. With weather like an Indian summer, everything was perfect. It was a truly incredible feeling walking down the aisle and staring at the man that you are lucky enough to spend the rest of your life with. Surrounded by our close friends and family, we said our vows and danced into the night. Every detail about the night was wonderful and exactly as I had always dreamt it would be.

Wedding Photography: Jessica Lewis Photography / Wedding Venue: Walnut Grove at Tierra Rejada Ranch / Wedding Coordination: La Boheme Events / Wedding Design + Floral Design: These Buds A Blooming / Catering: Command Performance Catering / Bakery: Simple Things Sandwich and Pie Shop, Los Angeles / Calligraphy: Lisa Simmons of Calligraphy by Lisa / Entertainment: Jason Sulkin Music / Rentals: Pretty Vintage Table / Wedding Dress: Alvina Valenta / Bridesmaids Dresses: Alfred Angelo / Hair + Makeup: Laura Duke of The Parlour Hair and Skin Salon

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