Napa Valley Wedding from onelove photography
September 10, 2012
United States
I love the beauty of tradition, pure and simple.  And in combination with a mix of cultures, it can be breathtaking, also pure and simple. This Napa Valley wedding is just that; a medley of cultures and a wedding so rich and vibrant in details crafted by Little Blue Box Weddings  along with florals by Julie Stevens Designs. But the sweet sentiment in each and every image by onelove photography is what really steals the show. Good looking AND a great personality. How did we get so lucky? See so much more right here.
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From the Bride & Groom... Our wedding was a blend of Hindu and Jewish elements — combining our two cultures. For example, our chuppah, under which the bride and groom stand in a Jewish wedding, was covered by the sari worn by Sumana's late grandmother. The readings, too, were inspired by passages from Jewish and Hindu texts. Indian weddings typically embrace vibrant colors, such as magenta, red, and marigold. We thought that the boldness of these lovely colors would provide a nice contrast with the lush, green surroundings of our wedding in Yountville, California.

We have so many favorite moments: walking down the aisle, surrounded by our closest friends and family; listening to our friends' and families' wonderful toasts over a beautiful dinner; and reveling in a very energetic dance party! We followed up the wedding with a terrific three weeks in Greece and Italy. Since returning, we have been thoroughly enjoying spending time together, now that the wedding planning is behind us! As far as advice, keep in mind, especially during the stressful moments, that you're getting married because you love each other and want to spend your lives together.

Wedding Photography: onelove photography / Wedding Venue: Villagio Inn & Spa in Yountville, California / Wedding Design + Planning: Little Blue Box Weddings / Floral Design: Julie Stevens Designs / Wedding Cake: Patisserie Angelica / Wedding Invitations: Invitations by Ajalon / Entertainment: Denon & Doyle / Lighting + Rentals: The Lux Productions / Transportation: Beau Wine Tours / Bride's Sari: From Her Parents / Bride's Purple Gown: Oscar de la Renta / Hair + Makeup: JS Makeup Artistry