Santa Barbara Wedding by Caroline Tran Photographer
September 9, 2011
United States

I thought I had my all time favorite wedding nailed down. But today's pretty (and by pretty, I really mean hold your breath gorgeous, throw a few high kicks into the air beautiful) is giving my fav a run for its money. Kelly Oshiro and Tricia Fountaine blew it out of the freaking water with this and the photographs that Caroline Tran snapped...swoonfest. What I love though, is that this wedding is rustic but in a whole new beautiful way. It's elegant and yet still feels homey and warm. Like you want to cuddle up on the sofa with one of those throw pillows and drink pink champagne with the maids until the wee hours of the morning. And if you can believe it, I couldn't even come CLOSE to fitting in all of the details so you have to promise me you'll check out the full gallery of images. Like STAT.

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From Caroline Tran Photographer...Elizabeth is a clothes designer & Jamie is a writer.  Tricia did an AMAZING job personalizing the decor - pages from old books to wrap the candles, flowers growing out of vintage typewriter & sewing machines, old thread spools in the decor. Specific flowers were chosen to represent their background too - cotton from North Carolina, Thistle for his Scottish background, Acorn from her childhood. Elizabeth's mom hand-picked raw cotton from North Carolina for Tricia to use in which she made a cotton wreath and incorporated them into the boutonnieres, to name a few.  Everything was styled so beautifully and naturally.

They are both Catholic, so they brought the church to their ceremony by putting old church pews & old barn doors under a 200-year-old sycamore tree.  Details galore.  The reception took place in a barn.  All the tableware was vintage China.  There was a "make your own pot of tea" station, which I don't think has been done before - all with real vintage tea sets.

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Wedding Photography: Caroline Tran Photographer / Wedding Planning + Production: Kelly Oshiro Design / Florals, Event Design, Props, Draping + China: Tricia Fountaine / Venue: Rancho dos Pueblos / Wedding Dress: Claire Pettibone / Rentals: Town & Country Event Rentals / Lighting: Ambient Event Design / DJ: Johnny Hawkes / Catering: Bread + Wine Catering / Wedding Cake: Christine Dahl / Bathroom: Hollywood Honeywagon / Transportation: STA / Makeup: Kelly Shew/ Hair: Sunny Lee / Plantable Programs: Invitesite / Ceremony & Cocktail Hour Music: Javier Orman and Tom Farrel of Duo del Sol / Chocolate Mousse: Mother of the Bride