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Tropical Cabo San Lucas Beach Wedding

When the getting ready shots include a Bride sporting sparkly earrings once worn by Marilyn Monroe as her ‘something old’, you know the wedding that follows is going to be fabulous as ever. Set that wedding in a gorgeous designation like Cabo San Lucas, put Sweet Pea Events behind the planning and sprinkle it with coral and turquoise, and it reaches a whole new level. Sara & Rocky Photography tagged along for all the fun and thanks to them, you can too.

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Summer
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Villa
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Elegance

From the beautiful Bride…This intimate wedding in Cabo with 30 guests was all about family & friends. Most of the guests stayed at the venue, Villa Turquesa, and it was a week-long celebration overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The groom is a hockey player for the St. Louis Blues and the bride is a sweet southern belle from Dallas.

-The bride’s earrings were worn by Marilyn Monroe, and were a gift from the bride’s father and step-mom as her “something old”.

-The groom’s daughter, Layna, made the bride the blue heart you see in the photos – that was her “something blue”.

- Seashells were used as twist on the traditional boutonniere.

- The seahorse was one of our main design elements and subtly incorporated through the décor.

-All of the linens and pillows were hand-sewn and custom-made just for this wedding.

Photography: Sara & Rocky Photography | Videographer: John Christopher Photographs & Films | Planner: Sweet Pea Events | Floral Design: Mazarte Florals | Wedding Dress: Warren Barron- Vera Wang | Cake: Cabo Flowers & Cakes | Bridesmaids' Dresses: J. Crew | Hair And Makeup: Suzanne Morel | DJ: DJ System | Groomsmen's Suits: J. Crew | Groomsmen's Ties: Tie Bar | Officiant: Rodrigo Palacio | Bride's Ring: Precision Jewelers | Ceremony & Reception Venue: Villa Turquesa (Private Residence) | Groom's Ring: David Yurman | Groomsmen's Shirts: Daniel Cremieux | Invitation Cookies: Layered Bake Shop | Invitations & Paper Elements: Southern Fried Paper | Linens/Lighting/China/Chairs: Linens, Things And More | Transportation: Danny Boy Cabo

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Intimate Cabo San Lucas Beach Wedding at Villa Captiva In Punta Bella

In the wedding blogging world, we have our own celebrities, and Lane Dittoe is definitely one of them. If you mention his name around our offices, you most likely will hear us all start listing off our favorite Lane Dittoe classics (like this one or this one or this one). Well, it’s safe to say we have another beauty to add to the list, and it’s all thanks to this gorgeous couple and their picture perfect Cabo San Lucas wedding. And you can see just what I mean right here. 

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Summer
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Beach
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From The Bride…Brian and I have known each other for almost 9 years. I have always known he was the one for me so when we finally decided to get married, we knew we didn’t want a traditional one night wedding celebration. We wanted our wedding to feel like a vacation, the kind that you take with the closest of friends. We chose Cabo San Lucas because it was an easy flight for our friends, and especially for our dog Chloe, who just so happened to be our ring bearer.

We rented a beautiful, 10,000 square foot oceanfront villa for four nights. We hired a staff to cook breakfast and lunch for us everyday and we enjoyed just a few of the many delicious restaurants Cabo had to offer. We had a wonderful time with our nearest and dearest. While the guys went golfing at Cabo del Sol, the girls stayed back at the villa where Suzanne Morel’s mobile spa came to treat us to massages, manicures and pedicures overlooking the ocean. Our days were sun-drenched and spent on the beach drinking cervezas & margaritas, lounging by the pool and enjoying a full staff who attended to our guests and their every need. Our goal was that our friends didn’t lift a finger and simply enjoyed themselves. I’d say it was a mission accomplished.

I hired a Suzanne Morel as my wedding planner and, although she helped with much of the organization, flowers and food, I DIY-ed much of my decor. I am obsessed with black & white stripes, pink and gold so it was vital that I incorporate them into the decor. Gold-rimmed plates, pink napkins, gold flatware and personalized carved wooden placeholders sat atop a single black & white striped table. The gold leafed “yours mine” signs were also custom made as well as the large golden pinata. We all sat together and enjoyed a delectable dinner, followed by dancing and more poolside lounging.

We wouldn’t trade our wedding week for anything in the world.

Photography: Lane Dittoe | Wedding Dress: Allure Bridal | Invitations: Amanda Day Rose Paperie | Shoes: Valentino | Jewelry: J.luxe | Catering: A Matter Of Taste | Hair And Make Up: Hair & Make Up Suzanne Morel Face & Body Care | Grooms Attire: Zegna | Grooms Shoes: Salvatore Ferragamo | Coordination: Melissa Buelna At Creative Destination Events Company | Estate: Villa Captiva In Punta Bella | Estate: Villa Captiva In Punta Bella | Film Processing : Goodman Film Lab | Florals: Mazarte | Linens + Decor: Linens, Things + More | Minister: Diego Vidal | Travel Agent: Kathleen Wahab

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Colorful Cabo Wedding

Give me a beach wedding, drenched in the brightest, most beautiful blooms and you’ll have one happy wedding blogger on your hands. Toss in playful patterning, a mariachi band and a few maracas? Well, it’s a full on Mexican love fest that I just can’t resist. Planned to perfection by Signature, Event Consulting & Design, no detail went un-captured in this vibrant gallery from InTandem!

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Fall
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Beach Resort
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Whimsical

From Saraí Flores of Signature, Event Consulting & DesignWhen creating the perfect Cabo Mexican wedding, we face the challenge of not falling for clichés. On the contrary, the goal is to orchestrate something unique that says “Mexico” and reflects our clients’ personality and flair.

Working on Tracy & Alex’s wedding was fun and joyful since day one. The initial inspiration and vision was very clear; we were aiming for a chic Mexican and happy atmosphere. We went for bold colors, but not to the point of it looking like a kid’s birthday party.

The scenery was just perfection; it was located in one of the most beautiful terraces of Esperanza Resort. The ceremony was the perfect moment to make a statement, with a bright and joyful setting full of red, orange and pink flowers. We mixed different textures and styles to make it fun and interesting. Working with floral designer Pina is a guaranteed funfest, not to mention her talent for creating the most beautiful arrangements.

The reception took place at the restaurant terraces. We created a very graceful, festive and amusing atmosphere. We had fun mixing fabrics, colors, patterns and textures. We added little touches of the desert, like mini cactei and wild flowers. The funniest part was probably the Burro Photo Booth – hard to pick one, but it was probably the most successful element of the wedding; people didn’t want to get out of the Burro area where we had props, mask and sombreros.

From the beautiful Bride… Find a good wedding planner! I was so fortunate to find Martha and Sarai whom I immediately clicked with and was able to trust fully with executing the perfect weekend. With destination weddings, you have to be able to put your trust in your planner because it is impossible for the bride to take care of the details the way they would if the wedding were in the city they live in. Since I trusted Martha and Sarai so much and spent a lot of time with them before hand going over each detail many times, I was able to just give them some basic ideas on what I liked and envisioned and let them take it from there. When I arrived for the big weekend, I didn’t have to do a thing. I was able to enjoy my guests the entire time and everyone commented that I was the most calm bride they have ever seen. Having that calmness was priceless.

Things I loved the most: The chuppah was absolutely stunning, and the table settings were the most beautiful I have ever seen!!! The donkey was so much fun – our guests loved taking pictures with him when they entered the reception. The entertainment all weekend was amazing – we were lucky to have fantastic musicians (guitar players, mariachi, and a proper band for the party). Nothing gets a party going better than good music!!

Photography: InTandem | Event Planning: SIGNATURE, Event Consulting & Design | Wedding Dress: Susan Neville | Invitations: Bella Figura | Ceremony Venue: Esperanza Resort | Reception Venue: Esperanza Resort | Bridesmaids Dresses: Jenny Yoo

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