Chelsea Carone, 33, and Matthew Cooke, 32, first met at a surf shop party in Bird Rock, but they didn’t start dating until they crossed paths again at the San Luis Obispo Craft Beer Festival. After a proposal in Bird Rock, the couple celebrated their marriage at an estate in Carlsbad for an entire six-day stretch, where they had a beach day and barbecue with friends the night before the reception.
Getaway Car The groom’s parents drove his dad’s 1978 yellow VW bus down from Los Gatos. It was an adventure with a minor breakdown, but it pulled through for the big day.Bold Blooms “My flowers were one of my very favorite things at our wedding, design-wise,” Chelsea says of the array of fuchsia, blush, and pastel flowers throughout the wedding.
THEIR TALENTED TEAM:
Coordination: Aleksandra Bruce
Photography: Amy Lynn Photography
Ceremony and Reception: Levyland Estates
Florals: L&S Design
Catering: Miho Catering
Cocktails: Kitchen Konfidence
Dress: Dahlias Bridal
Cake: VG Donut & Bakery
Paper Elements: Sweet Paper
Hair: Emily Dimond, Armonia Skin Care
Makeup: Lacey Haegen
Rentals: Farra Miron The Hostess Haven, Lounge Appeal, & Platinum Event Rentals
Officiant: Craig Knudsen