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Moody + Romantic Boudoir Session in Mexico

Last fall, I had the wonderful opportunity of speaking at Jose Villa's Mexico Workshop and witnessing all the beauty that it encompasses—an incredible experience to say the least. And the first shoot that I had a front row seat to was this utterly dreamy boudoir session that radiated a moody kind of ethereal vibe, which is just...

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Announcing the 2015 Jose Villa Workshop in Mexico

Taking a trip south of the border sounds amazing in and of itself. But when said trip includes sitting at a dreamy dinner like this one with Jose Villa, lenses in tow and surrounded by so many talented wedding creatives? Now that's an experience for the books my friends. In our excitement of the...

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Spring Santa Barbara Wedding at Villa Sevillano Part I

You know our love affair with Jose Villa goes WAY back to the beginnings of this little ol' blog, but this wedding is yet another reminder why we hopelessly adore the man behind the lens. It's fairytale romance set at Villa Sevillano (hello...

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Elegant Santa Barbara Restaurant Rehearsal Dinner

The night before the Big Day is something to be celebrated. And when you just so happen to have Renny and Reed and Jenna Lam Events there to help pull it off, an intimate dinner turns into something truly special. Wine Cask Restaurant played...

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Nautical Wedding Welcome Party

We're about to embark on a day-long indulgence of Jose Villa, and it all starts with a welcome dinner that's guaranteed to Rock. Your. World. Dressed in nautical design by Renny and Reed and planned by Jenna Lam Events, it's a mash-up of modern...

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Announcing Laurie Arons’ 2015 Wedding Planner Masterclass

Time and again Laurie Arons' gorgeously designed events have graced our pages and wowed us beyond belief. And when you team her up with some of the industry's incredibly talented creatives, set amongst the breathtaking scenery of The Ranch at Rock Creek, the...

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Giveaway: Win a Diamond Ring + The Mrs. Box!

Valentine's Day is kind of like the Superbowl of wedding blog world, so when February 14th rolled around this year, we knew it was go BIG or go home. Along with friends at Trumpet & Horn and The Mrs. Box we cooked up a giveaway so big, so squeal-worthy we kind of couldn't believe it ourselves. I'm talking a...

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Tamera Mowry Talks Mommyhood

When I was pregnant - and on bedrest - I used to stay up late with Tia and Tamera Mowry on their E! reality show. Aside from generally being adorable, I loved watching how they delicately balanced their own spunky personalities, their careers, their weddings and now babies. So when the LOVELY Tamera offered to give us an inside peak at her mom-spirations with...

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Classic-Glam West Hollywood Wedding

If you've read SMP for any length of time, you know that I have a love affair with Jose Villa. Aside from being a good person and an even better friend, he is so incredibly thoughtful, so incredibly careful with his work that you can't help but walk away entirely inspired to make your life just as beautiful. And this wedding made even more lovely by a team of vendors -...

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Sonoma Ranch Wedding Inspired by All Things French

If you have a love for all things French or an affinity for a good glass of bubbly then you will adore this gem to bits. It's French countryside by way of Sonoma captured in such a pretty way by Jose Villa. With layered neutrals, hand-crafted signage and wildly elegant flowers and garland designed by Flower Wild and planned by ...

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Garden Sophistication with a Pop of Pink

A pop of pink is something we wholeheartedly stand behind and one that Leslie and Rosemary of Rosemary Events  have mastered the art of. This elegant, all-white, garden affair is infused with moments of sheer pink bliss, a.k.a. florals by Flowerwild that are wildly romantic and images by Jose Villa that...

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Spots Available for Jose Villa Workshop in Mexico!

We're interrupting regular scheduled wedding programing for a quick shout out that a few insanely coveted spots to Jose Villa's Mexico workshop are still available. Just think November 2 -7, you could be heading South of the Border with Jose and a handful of wildly talented industry friends, including our very own Abby Larson. Grab all the details and...

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Al Fresco Elegance at Cal-A-Vie

I was so excited to see this beauty of a wedding because it just so happens to take place in my childhood hometown; a pretty, pretty spot in California made even more so at the hands of Jose Villa. It's So Cal au naturel kicked up a few elegant notches by Brooke Keegan and ...

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Classic Affair in San Francisco with a Modern Twist

A day filled with a Jose Villa wedding is kind of like Christmas in July. Now take away the snow and the ugly sweaters and swap them for a stunning gown and modern gilded details and you have this San Francisco gem. It's simple, edited, laced with gold and captured in a way that only Jose Villa can do. We're calling it wildly chic with a side of pure gilded magic. See even more...

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Wedding Day Inspiration from the Jose Villa Mexico Workshop

Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes. Say, for instance, from a crazy gorgeous Mexico Workshop crafted by Jose Villa, Lisa VorceMindy Rice Floral Design, and beauty overload at the hands of Mar of TEAM Hair And Makeup. It's a...

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Welcome Dinner for the Jose Villa Mexico Workshop

The Mexico Workshop with Jose Villa is such a magical place; a coming together of great minds, crazy talent and a beautiful backdrop of Hacienda El Carmen. In celebration of the announcement of his upcoming 2014 Workshop we're going to dive into a few of the pretty components. Up first, a welcome dinner crafted by ...

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Nantucket Wedding Film

Today, I bring to you, the quintessential New England wedding - and you're going to love it. Seen through the seasoned lens of Inkspot Crow Films, this wedding is everything in life that makes me happy. I'll admit, I may have watched it more than a few times already, but what else can you do with a couple that puts a smile on your face for days? [iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/78676127 600 338] From the cinematographer...

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Italian Boudoir Shoot Full of Romance

I'll be the first to admit that the idea of boudoir can be a bit intimidating but in the right hands, it's nothing short of perfection. This session is stripped down to the natural beauty of the Bride. A beauty thoughtfully enhanced by Mar Of Team Hair And Makeup and styled by Summer Watkins. And then there's the photographs by ...

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Elegant Outdoor Wedding in Kenwood, California

I can spot a Jose Villa wedding a mile away. It's the light. That soft, totally scrumptious light that is a telltale sign a Jose wedding is in my immediate future. But the true beauty of this affair lies in the unabashed elegance and simplicity. The kind that makes you want to kick off your heels, grab a glass of wine and stay awhile. A wildly talented bunch like ...

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Elegant Carmel Wedding with Photography by Jose Villa

We tend to wait with bated breath for our next Jose Villa wedding. Because to see a wedding through the lens of Jose's camera is seeing the subtlety of true magic unfold. Soft, exquisitely captured moments that tell a love story with a sense of ease and grace that is almost tangible. So today we're diving all in, from the tips of our toes to the pitter patter of our hearts, to this stunning Jose Villa celebration. And if you can't wait...

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