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Fall 2016

Lindsay and Jeff Rancho Santa Fe Wedding

Rancho Santa Fe Real Wedding: Lindsay and Jeff

San Diego’s Cucina Urbana restaurant is now Jeff Swain and Lindsay Cross’s favorite spot; it’s where the 29-year-olds met on their first date, having been introduced by mutual friends. Jeff and Lindsay designed her engagement ring together before Jeff proposed on their …
Destination Wedding Palm Springs Bridesmaids

Destination Wedding: Molly & Evan

When Molly Barrack, 30, went with a friend to a bar and spied Even Ehrich, 29, in the stockroom, she knew she had to know more. A couple of weeks later the San Diego residents went on their first date; suffice it …
Tori Hendrix

Style: Tori Hendrix’s Legacy

In April, the San Diego wedding world lost a truly talented force of wonder and creativity when 37-year-old Tori Hendrix passed away after a 13-month battle with cancer. Here we celebrate the beloved event designer behind Sitting in a Tree, and the …
Ramona Real Wedding: Karina and James

Ramona Real Wedding: Karina and James

When James Gallivan, a 25-year-old known for being a jokester, got down on one knee at a Napa winery in front of Karina Hale, her parents, and a group of wine-tasting strangers, the 26-year-old’s first thought was, He’d better not be fake …
Molly and Evan's Palm Springs venue was filled with cacti and succulents.

Destination Wedding: Palm Springs

A proposal under a Palm Springs night sky led Molly and Evan to choose this stunning city as their wedding destination. The bride’s desert chic bouquet featuring muted jewel tones, paired perfectly with her classy, long-sleeved cutout dress, while the groom’s navy …
Table setting with blue-rimmed plates and pink name card

Decor: All Set

Details make a difference when it’s time to bring your tabletop vision to life. From the flatware finish to the linen hue, every element adds up to a sum much greater than the parts. A touch of texture makes this place setting …
Destination Wedding Palm Springs bridesmaids

Destination Wedding: Jillian & Trevor

Long Beach residents Jillian Sorem, 28, and Trevor Yasuda, 29, first met through mutual friends in December 2008, at the Seal Beach Christmas Parade. They serendipitously ran into one another the very next evening and have been inseparable ever since. Six years …
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Destination Wedding: Jessica & David

Thirty-year-old college counselor David Halttunen was 29-year-old photographer Jessica Van Pelt’s neighbor… until he became so much more. The two were living next to each other in a Carlsbad apartment complex—they even shared a bedroom wall—but it wasn’t until they shared a …