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Carlsbad Real Wedding: Josh and Desiree

Josh and Desiree were married this past April at the picturesque Leo Carrillo Ranch in Carlsbad. Photographer Holly Ireland captured the true beauty of the ranch and the couples love and joy throughout the day. The ceremony spot where they said their “I Do’s” under a …

Styled Shoot: Lilac & Lavender Wedding Inspiration

The thought of getting married surrounded by fragrant lilac fields sounds perfect to us! This beautiful lilac and lavender inspired wedding photoshoot took place in Escondido, near the town of Lilac, at the Lilac Canyon Estate. This outdoor venue is surrounded mountains and the views are breathtaking. We …
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Garden Estate Real Wedding: Christina & Jeremy

Christina and Jeremy were married at  Twin Oaks Garden Estate in San Marcos with its quaint rustic touches, china, and antiques that adorn the property. We love all the special touches the bride planned: hand made hanky’s to catch tears, a special table for relatives …

4 Bride & Bridesmaid Bouquets You Have to See!

We’re excited to share with you four eye-catching floral designs that can be the crown jewels of any bridal ensemble! Bouquets are one of the most-photographed details and can be custom designed to your wedding decor. No matter what your season, color palette, or …

Engagement Shoot: Magic at Disneyland

Bride-to-be Christina grew up close to Disneyland and frequented the park to find all the secret Mickey’s. Disneyland was the perfect spot for Christina and Jeremy to have fun and celebrate their engagement. The couple spent the afternoon with Shannon Henry of Studio Carre Photographie wandering …
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Rancho Sante Fe Real Wedding: Holly & Brian

Holly and Brian are such a sweet, blissful couple and when they’re together it seems like nothing could steal their joy. After 10 years of dating and traveling the world together the couple married at Rancho Valencia Resort. Their love for adventure was evident in their sparkly and …
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Alpine Estate Real Wedding: Natasha and Jay

We are excited to show off Natasha and Jay’s incredibly beautiful wedding day photographed by Plain Jane Photography. After falling in love at UCLA years ago, the couple tied the knot this past May at Campbell Creek Ranch amidst perfect sunlight in Alpine, San Diego. We love natural …
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4 Reasons We Love Wedding Video

Many couples overlook videography when planning their wedding day, which we think is such a shame. Read on to see why we love wedding video and why we think it’s worth squeezing it into your wedding budget.

Styled Shoot: Sea Breeze Bridal Inspiration

Today we’re sharing with you a bridal styled shoot at Terra Mar Beach in Carlsbad. We LOVE all the textures in this bridal bouquet and how the photographer captured it with the ocean breeze! Designer and florist Alexis with Salt Creative Co. found inspiration from the beach …
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Downtown San Diego Real Wedding: Kristen and Brandon

Kristen and Brandon wanted an intimate, elegant, romantic wedding with water views. The 32nd floor ballroom and terrace at the Manchester Grand Hyatt was just the right spot with stunning views of the San Diego bay. The twinkling lights of the city made for the perfect backdrop for …

La Jolla Real Wedding: Natalie and Zach

Natalie and Zach wed at one of San Diego’s most luxurious & beautiful hotels: The Lodge at Torrey Pines. San Diego florist Sharon, with Organic Elements, was inspired to create an atmosphere of natural elements rather than arranged centerpieces. From the encompassing garlands around …