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This Bride Wore the Most Beautiful Blush Gown EVER!

There’s no denying it really, this is the most beautiful blush gown in existence. Simply put, it needs to be in my closet like yesterday. Until I can find a way to make it my own I’ll be spending eternity in this gorge gallery captured by Samantha Kirk Photography. Feel free to join me, I’ll be camped out in The Vault!

From Samantha Kirk PhotographyWith spring here, I wanted to grab a team a vendors to inspire the upcoming spring bride for her spring and summer wedding. This gorgeous flowing blush dress by Chaviano Couture is perfect for any season and I wanted to capture this shoot in a way that brings out the dress and bouquet. Jenna and Emma from Poppy Design Co. put together the perfect bouquet that would inspired any bride to be during any season of the year but especially with spring.

Poppy Design Co say, “There was inspiration to make it spring inspired, but mixing in touches not often used, like queen Ann’s lace, seasonal lilac and honey suckle vine. The intention to stay true to the medium green was important. The local tube rise was a no brainer. This bouquet had no roses, which isn’t common.” I love this unique bouquet Poppy Design Co. put together and with any bride seeing this, they will love it too.

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Photography: Samantha Kirk Photography | Floral Design: Poppy Design Co. | Wedding Dress: Chaviano Couture | Jewelry: Vivi Jewelery | Venue: Agoura Hills | Bouquet Ribbon: FrouFrou Ribbon | Film Processing: Pro Photo Irvine | Model: Kelsey Nagelmann

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Miley Cyrus Brought This Couple Together—See Their Beautiful Big Day

Few people can say Miley Cyrus brought them together, but this beautiful Bride and Groom met on the set of Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana, and six years later, they began planning this gorgeous day. With a scrumptious cake from The Butter End Cakery, a stunning winery setting and nature-inspired details throughout, this wedding is the perfect start to their happily ever after. See it all from Andrew & Jade Photography and Serendipity Cinematography in The Vault!

 

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From The Bride…Bobby and I met in 2008 on the set of Disney’s once popular show Hannah Montana. From the start we became almost instant best friends. Although at the time we were on different paths, I had just started my freshman year of college, and he had just moved to California to pursue an acting career, one thing we bonded over was our love and appreciation of nature. When almost 6 years later we got engaged, we knew we wanted our wedding to be outdoors. Nature holds a special place in our hearts, being outside makes us feel more connected to each other and our spirituality. We wanted this love of nature to be present in our wedding day, from our ceremony to décor. For our florals you will see a lot of greenery, with very minimal flowers or colors. We were so fortunate to be married at such a gorgeous venue that we did not want to overwhelm the already beautiful backdrop. Down the aisle and around the trunk of the oak tree we had sporadic bunches of lavender and fern along with lanterns. We wanted an organic feel to the ceremony site and wanted it to feel as if the lavender and fern had sprouted there on its’ own. We also used lanterns along with varying mercury glass and garland to adorn our guest tables; this created a romantic and intimate feel to our wedding.

Early on in the wedding process Bobby and I decided to come up with a logo that we could use throughout our wedding, but also something to use in the future as we formed our own family. With the help of our wonderful printer and friend David Schwarz, we created the tree logo that can be seen on all our paper goods from save the dates, to wedding invitations and throughout the décor. This logo not only represents the tree we were married under, but also our future family tree we will create. I absolutely love the details when it comes to weddings, so it was so fun adding in the little things like our beloved dog on our cake, surprising my groom with signs during the ceremony and our diy olive oil favors.

Family is an integral part of our lives and this can also be seen throughout the décor and day. A lot of the items on the coffee tables and throughout the farmhouse were items we borrowed from our families’ homes. We wanted the farmhouse to look and feel as though guests were walking into our home. We included vintage picture frames with photos of lost loved ones on the fireplace mantle and tables to honor those we loved who have now passed. Some of the pillows on the furniture were painted by my cousin with our tree logo and monogram, while others we found through Etsy.

The day of our wedding was the most amazing day. The bridesmaids and I were there early in the morning getting ready, and it was so special watching my wonderful team of vendors turn an already beautiful place into an absolute dream. Both Bobby and I felt so loved having all our closest friends and family there to support and celebrate our love for each other. Our officiant, my cousin, had worked so hard with us to help create a personalized ceremony, during which Bobby and I read letters to each other we had wrote prior to the ceremony. The whole day Bobby and I were on cloud 9 and could not be happier with how perfect the day was to us. As everyone had told me it would, our wedding day flew by and before we knew it we were on to our sparkler exit and off to our hotel. Treasure every moment of your wedding day, take it all in because it will go by in a blink of an eye. Our wedding would not have been as magical without the help from our amazing vendor team including: Callista & Co., Wisteria Lane Flowers, Andrew Jade Photography, Serendipity Cinematography, Seasons Catering, The Butter End Cakery, A Rental Connection, Archive Rentals, The Class, and Manhattan RePro. Thanks to all for truly making it the Best Day Ever!

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Photography: Andrew Jade Photography | Cinematography: Serendipity Cinematography | Event Coordinator: Callista Designs | Floral Design: Wisteria Lane | Cake: The Butter End Cakery | Invitations: Manhattan Repro | Catering: Seasons Catering | Hair + Makeup: Emily Dawn Artistry | Band: 3 Mustaches | Transportation: Wilshire Limousine | Venue: Triunfo Creek Vineyards | Rentals: A Rental Connection | Rentals - Decorative: Archive Rentals

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Traditional + Elegant Malibu Rocky Oaks Vineyard Wedding

Thanks to the lens of Michael Segal Photography, we’re about to whisk you away to the rocky shores of Malibu to witness one very special day. Cue the perfectly planned wedding of Sarah and Phil. For their special day proves to not only be crazy elegant, but seriously sentimental too. ByDesign Films captured every happy tear below and we invite you to watch it all unfold in THE VAULT!

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From The Bride and Groom…Sarah and Phil first met three years ago while watching mutual friends in a band play at a local venue over a few cocktails. He got her number, and actually called instead of texting. She then knew he wasn’t like most other guys, he was a gentleman. A couple years later, Philip proposed to Sarah on the iconic Santa Monica Pier, which is the city where they first met and lived together. 

It was a tough decision for them on where to get married, Philip being from Northern California, and Sarah from Ohio. But they decided to get married in Santa Monica, so they could show all of their family and friends the life they were creating together in Southern California. Neither of them had ever thought about what their wedding day would look like. At first thought, wedding planning would be easy for them as they are both fairly simple and easy-going people and ultimately just wanted to celebrate with family and friends. But as the venue search started, they both learned they were a lot more particular than they thought, as they started to build their “dream wedding” together.

They had the ceremony at St Monica’s Catholic Church, which is where the bride and groom are members. It was important for them that they get married in the church and there was no better place than St. Monica, as it has such a welcoming atmosphere, amazing cantors and musicians, and is breathtakingly beautiful.

The moment the doors opened, the bride was just a silhouette, as the light flowed into the church behind her, and she slowly walked down the aisle with her father Frank by her side and Jacobs song reverberating off the arching church ceilings. The bride was absolutely stunning, and the groom said that it felt like someone snuck up and punched him directly in the stomach taking his breath away. They exchanged vows as Philip put his grandmother’s ring on Sarah’s finger.

After the ceremony, they transported their guests from Santa Monica into the gorgeous mountains of Malibu via the Pacific Coast Highway. With a nice ocean view, they popped mini bottles of Korbel champagne, and started celebrating on the way to the venue. As the guests arrived, the gates opened and they continued up the scenic windy road to approach Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards.

Malibu Rocky Oaks is a privately owned Tuscan inspired villa, sitting atop the highest point around, surrounded by gorgeous vineyards and a view of the ocean off in the distance. Besides the amazing view, they wanted to avoid the banquet hall patterned carpets and drapes, and Malibu Rocky Oaks was exactly that. They searched all of LA and couldn’t find a place that had more of an amazing view.

When it came to the catering they both are admitted foodies, especially living in LA, so they wanted the food to be incredible. They wanted the freedom to choose their own chef and meal, as they are not particularly fond of “wedding food”. So this venue allowed them to create exactly the type of celebration they wanted, rather than having just a cookie cutter wedding. It was definitely a lot more work for them, and their coordinator, but at the end of the day, they made it exactly what they wanted.

Cocktails and appetizers were served on the side balcony with a seamless view across all of Malibu, while a contemporary violinist played in the background. An old farm dinner bell was rung and everyone took their seat along two long rustic wooden tables and a “farm to table” family-style dinner was served.

At the tail end of dinner the bride and groom quickly snuck away to capture a few extra photos during the golden hour. They are somewhat an adventurous couple so they climbed up a cliff just to get a killer shot. They stood up there looking like they were on top of the world. The first dance, by request of the groom, was to have the first dance on the helipad during sunset which had never been done before, and so they added an additional dance floor. They prepared for several weeks searching for the right song and learned their special choreographed dance.

As the sun started to set behind the hills of Malibu and into the ocean, they walked out onto the dance floor hand in hand as their their shadows reflected onto the wooden dance floor. Once the music started, she circled him caressing his shoulders then spinning out and pulling her back in, then they began the elegant movements of the foxtrot, gliding around the dance floor to Temper Trap’s powerful song Sweet Disposition.

After the father-and-bride and mother-and-groom dance, their guests then joined them out on the helipad and rocked out to few songs to initiate the party as the night began. All of this was perfectly created by their wedding coordinator Letizia Silvestri, and perfectly captured by Michael Segal.

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Photography: Michael Segal Photography | Cinematography: ByDesign Films | Event Planning: Letizia Silvestri Events LLC | Floral Design: Tic Tock Couture Florals and Event Styling | Wedding Dress: Vera Wang, Beverly Hills | Cake: Raffi's Pastry | Ceremony Venue: St. Monica's Catholic Church | Reception Venue: Malibu Rocky Oaks | Bride's Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Catering: LA Roots Catering | DJ: VOX DJs Andy Rossi | Groom's Attire: J.Crew | Ceremony Music: Chris Woods | Groom's Shoes: To Boot NY | Photo Booth: Lumee Studios | Rentals: A Rental Connection

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