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Nicole and Steven’s Gorgeous Beach Wedding

It all started with a smile—from across the outfield. Nicole and Steven played on a coed softball team together. “I played right field and he played left field,” she says. “When I would catch him looking at me, he would have this …
couple kiss in front of wooden arbor covered in flowers

Ben and Rebecca’s Bohemian Outdoor Wedding

Ben was Rebecca’s first and last experience with online dating. The couple’s lives were changed by the dating app Bumble—and then again when, after a romantic beach picnic, Ben popped the question at sunset and whisked Rebecca to a surprise engagement party …
groom in white naval uniform and bride in fitted white gown with long veil

Jeannie and Steve’s Adrenaline-Fueled Wedding

Jeannie and Steve’s love story began at an altitude of 13,000 feet. He, as her tandem skydiving instructor, guided her safely to the ground—where, in a rush of adrenaline, Jeannie shouted that she loved him. Steve hasn’t stopped falling for her since. …
bride and groom in front of colorful tile wall

Doug and Kelsey’s Beautiful Seaside Ceremony

Just like fine wine, some things really do get better with time. After almost three years of being neighbors at Chico State but never talking, Doug and Kelsey finally were introduced during drinks with mutual friends. A dozen years later, Doug planned …

Briley and Vicki’s Boho Chic Fallbrook Wedding

Briley and Vicki met in middle school, but are no middle school sweethearts. Their romance kicked off later in life and has persevered through challenging careers and adventures since. Vicki works in a high-stress ER as a registered nurse, and Briley served in …
large bouquet of dark and light purple flowers with greenery

Erin & Matthew’s Jewel-Toned Garden Ceremony

Jewelry designer Erin Fader and real estate developer Matthew McDaniel met in line late one Taco Tuesday at El Pueblo restaurant in Cardiff, where they both live. They exchanged numbers that day—in fact, he’s still listed as “Mr. Taco” in Erin’s phone! …

Katie & Kevin’s Country Club Real Wedding

Katie Schaa, an event coordinator for Sensational Treats, and Kevin King, an insurance underwriter, met in the summer of 2011 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and as the bride says, “the rest is fate!” Kevin proposed on a surprise weekend trip …
bride and groom holding hands at outdoor altar setting

Copper-Hued Inspiration for Your Wedding

Copper-hued chairs and tabletop details give this wood-centric pastoral setting a hint of sophistication. Get the Look: Hair and Makeup: Beauty by Stacey Airstream Trailer: Elwynn + Cass Photography: Vivienne Tyler Photography Lighting: Vario Productions Rentals: Folklore Rentals Florals: Isari Flower Studio + Event Design Invitations: Brightly Designed Catering: Root …