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Wedding Open House at The Nixon Library

Any day when I’m introduced to a fabulous + unique wedding venue is a seriously good day in my book. And today? I can’t stop swooning over The Nixon Library. Located in Orange County, the incredible space sits on nine lush acres, and boasts the area’s largest public Rose Garden. And coming up on October 12, 2014, brides-to-be will have the chance to check it all out during the Wedding Open House!

Whether you’re hosting an intimate affair or a celebration for hundreds, The Nixon Library is a one-of-a kind venue, that oozes timeless elegance, tranquility and rich history. The venue features a replica of the White House East Room, decorated with three large dazzling crystal chandeliers, four marble fireplaces and gorgeous wooden terrazzo floors with 20-foot ceilings as well as a Rose Garden with 1,400 rose bushes — talk about a stunning spot to say “I do!” The Nixon Library offers couples a private Bridal Room + Groom’s Room, sound system, choices from a high-end preferred catering list as well as complimentary parking.  Without a doubt, your guests will be swooning over this magical wedding day setting.

To make sure your big day goes off without a hitch, The Nixon Library has event specialists to assist you every step of the way! To check it all out for yourself, be sure to mark your calendars for October 12, 2014 for the Wedding Open House! To register, head over here. Happy planning, my dears!

Photo Credits: The Youngrens


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Newport Beach Wedding Film by Pure Cinema Productions

It’s the look in the groom’s eyes when he sees his bride for the first time that reminds us why wedding films are so special. Capturing that raw emotion that pics alone can miss, Pure Cinema Productions shows us how beautiful of a memento a video can really be. See what we mean and watch each magical moment coordinated by Intertwined Events – from the coastal ceremony to the elegant reception – in this short right here.


From Pure Cinema Productions….We love filming weddings in Newport Beach, California. Something about the smell of the ocean, the views of the coastal hills and the California vibes just does it for us. Add in an absolutely stunning couple who are madly in love with each other and you’ve got a formula for a magical day. Ellen & Adam’s wedding was just that – magical. We knew from their first look that it would be an amazing day. There was just something special about watching Adam watch his future bride walk towards him for the first time in her beautiful dress. The look in his eyes and the smile on his face. It reminded me that we are filming one of the most special days in their lives. The rest of the day was not much different. Ellen & Adam married on the lawn overlooking the ocean before moving inside for their dinner reception and party. We loved every moment of filming this wedding – and hope you enjoy their Highlight film!

Photography: Studio EMP | Videography: Pure Cinema Productions | Florist: Jenny B Floral Design | Coordination: Intertwined Events | Venue: Pelican Hill Resort

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Love and Lace Bridal + A Discount!

We’ve long loved Love and Lace Bridal for their incredible selection of romantic and unique wedding dresses. And SMPers, get this, because they love you all so very much, they’re offering $200 off any regular-priced wedding gown purchased during the month of September! OH, there’s more — Love and Lace Bridal has teamed up with Two’s Company in Tustin, California to offer $50 off any veil purchase (when purchasing a dress).

Carrying designers such as Leanne Marshall, Elizabeth Dye, Rose & Delilah, Mikaella by Paloma Blanca and so many more, Love and Lace Bridal has you covered in the wedding dress department. The stunning selection is perfect for the fun, quirky and slightly non-traditional bride!

Head over here or call 949.861.8455 to book your September appointment, and be sure to mention discount code SMP200 when booking! For tons more inspiration and pretty pretty dress pics, be sure to follow Love and Lace Bridal on Instagram


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