It's almost the season! By that I mean wedding season! My summer weekends are mostly spent at various wedding venues in the Southern California area. Let me tell you, some of these places have really blown me away! Whether you’re newly engaged and planning your wedding or adding images to that secret Pinterest board you’ve been hiding from your man to be used later down the road I’m here to (...)
Ya'll I can't even put to words about how I feel about Style Me Pretty shutting down.
Out of nowhere!
I remember the first time I was published and it was such an honor and meant the world to me.
It felt as if someone finally recognized me as a "real" photographer for the first time.
Even after several publications, and even being on the cover of Style Me Pretty (...)
When Elsa and Jerome found Malibu Rocky Oaks they knew this was the venue to share their timeless love with their closest family and friends! Kristin Alexander at Esoteric Events planned this elegant evening and it was beyond amazing. Elsa and Jerome both work in the fashion industry with extremely busy schedules so they knew bringing on a team would really help them execute each detail flawlessly! A black tie (...)
The engagement period is an exciting and sometimes scary time but you couldn’t imagine going through it without your tribe next you! Your mom is sharing her advise on being a wife. Your cousin is probably telling you what wedding trends she’s seen at the last four weddings we went to. And your husband to be could be making some…. questionable requests regarding the reception. They all mean well and (...)
Hey ya’ll, welcome back to the blog! If you are recently engaged (CONGRATS!) and are in Phase 1 of planning, it’s a little overwhelming isn’t it?! Chances are you have a photographer in mind you’d like to work with, a general idea of floral design and have a Pinterest board of wedding dress styles you absolutely love! Wedding invitations aren’t generally the first priority but they play a big role (...)
Forget everything you know about traditional weddings! Alicia Townsend of Details Details took this Orange County black tie affair to a whole new level by blending glamour and elegance at Pelican Hill. Take this moment to prepare yourself for this wedding because you’re about to be pulled into Desiree and Neil’s magical night! From the bride’s nosegay bouquet to the venue with a view you’ll absolutely die over; such beauty (...)
When a romance is as timeless as the one of Cecelia and Colin, exchanging their nuptials at Malibu Rocky Oaks is only fitting. A classic Tuscan style estate with a view to die for is beyond perfect for these two! This elegant evening was planned by Brooke Avishay with Orange Blossom Weddings. The attention to beautiful detail is so obvious and you can see it in everything from the bride’s (...)
Have you ever wondered why brides carry a bouquet of flowers? It may surprise you to know that the original reason for the bridal bouquet was simply the smell. The fragrant flowers acted as a strong perfume. The tradition dates back to the 1600’s. My how times have changed. Bridal bouquets are an accessory today and used to compliment the wedding gown. (See our wedding dress guide here.)
Holey moley, the moment you have been waiting for just happened! The second your man dropped to one knee a whirlwind of visions about your future rushed by. After the initial shock has worn off the checklists of things to get done seems to be never ending! Breathe girl, breathe! It doesn’t all need to be done right away but here are 5 things to do after you get engaged (...)
Calling all gentlemen out here, this one is for you! ( We live in a modern world so ladies this doesn’t exclude you!) You’ve found the perfect girl and picked out the perfect ring, now you are planning the perfect proposal. You feel like your proposal should measure up to Patrick Dempsey proposing to Reese Witherspoon in a Tiffany’s store in Sweet Home Alabama (guys, I know you’ve seen this (...)