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2023 Unique Holiday Party Ideas

As we approach head-on into the holiday season, traditions tend stay deep-rooted. This means the same type of gathering such as white elephant or an ugly sweater competition. Here are some of our favorite unique holiday party ideas for 2023! Christmas Family Photo Shoot If you dread having to get your family dressed up for […]


December 19, 2023

Festive Decor Ideas for Winter Weddings

Winter weddings in Southern California can sometimes lack that classic wintery feeling. With still bright sunsets and mild temperatures, adding subtle yet festive touches into your big day will be sure to WOW your guests with its winter flare. Using Rich Fabrics Embrace the richness of the season with touches of velvet in your decor. […]


December 13, 2023

Wish Upon a Wedding: Long Beach Vow Renewal

As a long-time member on the Wish Upon a Wedding board, Alesha has always had a soft spot for helping the local SoCal community. When Helena + Chris’ love story was shared with her, she knew our team had to plan this very special vow renewal. Wish Upon a Wedding is a foundation that relies […]


November 28, 2023

5 Reasons to Invest in a Wedding Planner

It’s no secret that weddings take a lot of preparation and planning to pull off a smooth + seamless day. Wedding planners are an excellent resource to help you create your dream wedding while maintaining professional AND creative insights on all of your ideas! 1. Expertise Trust the experts that dedicate their careers to wedding […]


November 21, 2023

Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

Your wedding venue is the blank canvas for your big day. It sets the stage for your celebration and creates the atmosphere and style of your wedding! It’s SO important that you take your time in deciding the perfect venue that resonates with you + your partner’s vision. Define Your Vision Start by envisioning your […]


November 14, 2023

Hannah + Grant: Luxury Garden Wedding

Ethereal Gardens was the venue for Hannah + Grant’s luxury garden wedding. This Escondido venue checked the boxes for their vision of having a floral-heavy ceremony and reception. Hannah + Grant had the most PERFECT day and we were so happy to help bring their wedding dreams come true. Details Hannah + Grant loved the […]


November 7, 2023

Our Favorite Unique Wedding Ideas

Weddings in recent years have been all about uniquely defining who the couple is within their special day. Our couples over the years have been SO amazing to work with and create their dream wedding day. Each wedding is unique to the couple and that’s why we love to get new ideas for how the […]


October 30, 2023

Vanessa + David: Grand Gimeno Wedding

Grand Gimeno is one of our favorite wedding venues to work at! As a Jay’s Catering venue, the food is destined to WOW guests and foodie couples alike. Vanessa + David fell in love with this Mediterranean-meets-Spanish style venue and knew that they had to get married here! Details Vanessa loved all shades green as […]


October 24, 2023

How to Elevate Fall + Winter Weddings

As the vibrant hues of autumn and jewel tones of winter begin to roll in, there’s something undeniably magical about embracing the fall + winter seasons for your wedding day. These colder months bring such a unique charm and cozy atmosphere that can elevate your “I do’s” to a whole new level! Here are some […]


October 17, 2023

Dreamy Wedding in San Juan Capistrano

When Annie + Alec got engaged, they dreamed of a gorgeous + dreamy night dancing the under the twinkle lights. Their late-August celebration in San Juan Capistrano was a beautiful example of wedding dreams turning into reality. Details When designing this wedding, the couple loved the neutral look with light wood accents. This is one […]


October 10, 2023