ABOUT THE VENUE: One of downtowns most charming venues since 1887, The Horton Grand Hotel has an enchanting New Orleans Style courtyard for receptions or large outdoor patio area both with plenty of brick and historical romance. After recently completing some room updates and we encourage you to take the time to go check out this gem of a hotel, conveniently located in the historical Gaslamp Quarters of downtown San Diego.
The outdoors and the African savannah was the inspiration for this styled shoot. Starting with a romantic proposal. The greens and tan you see in the trees and dried grass. The orange, yellow and rust of the sunset. The focal point was the gorgeous arch that had the tans in the pampas grass with the sunset colors in the flowers. All of the flowers, including the bouquet, had pampas grass to tie it all together. The decor included touches like luggage and globes to really emphasis the travel aspect.
ABOUT THE VENUE: At Bernardo Winery guests are surrounded by beautiful landscape, a vintage pavilion and gazebo and all shaded by decades-old olive trees. With three different venue options, couples have several charming backdrops to chose from. Rosario’s Pavilion for the larger up to 240 guests with a nicely state of the art turfed grass makes for a lush backdrop for your photos. The Barrel Room perfect for smaller intimate gatherings up to 50 guests. Finally, Vito's Park a large open grass area with a shaded patio and graceful gazebo
ABOUT THE VENUE: The octagon shaped Don Room with 24-karat gold carved ceiling makes a grand setting for an elegant wedding and the 10,000 square foot “urban” Terrace is a generous location for a pre-reception cocktail party or ceremony. The unexpected Terrace fireplace creates a special glow your guests will certainly take pleasure from. This iconic San Diego landmark is worth a visit when looking for your wedding venue of choice.
ABOUT THE VENUE: The Enchanted Forest is known in the wedding industry is a private residence built for his princess many years ago, with a man-made pond, beautiful white swans and lush grounds this truly is a castle available for only a limited number of private events annually. Many elements seem to be taken right out of your favorite childhood fairytales. A bit of a drive on a country rode between Temecula and Fallbrook but magical once you arrive.
What could be more fun than a garden/tea party styled bridal shower? The bride and her friends look fun & fabulous in their Disney Bounding outfits that mimic the colors of their favorite Alice in Wonderland characters. Whimsical décor accents the table alongside magnificent huge paper flowers will give you the feeling you have joined the magical tea party just like Alice did. The desserts are so adorable; you almost don’t want to eat them.
ABOUT THE VENUE: Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate's gorgeous outdoor garden area offers the ultimate open-air wedding experience with your reception only steps away in the spacious Mountain View Terrace Room with 180 degrees of breathtaking views of the mountain terrain. Complete with elegant settings, ornate chandeliers, high vaulted ceilings, crown molding, custom hardwood dance floor and all the extras you can imagine from this north county inland estate. Also, we should mention their impeccable high standards and service and a variety of delightful cuisines.
ABOUT THE VENUE: Del Mar Fairgrounds is iconic to Southern California with Spanish Mission Architecture beautiful archways, fountains, manicured paths with blooming flowers this venue has truly a winning vibe. Offering both indoor and outdoor options it can accommodate receptions big and small. Ample guest parking and many extra amenities included for weddings.
ABOUT THE VENUE: This legendary gem of a hotel near Balboa Park has deep history. Formally known as the Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows has welcomed celebrities to take in the Old Hollywood charm. Even Hollywood has come calling to film unforgettable movies, like Top Gun's "You've Lost that Loving Feeling" bar scene, in our exquisite 15,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces. Playful and fun, unique and historic, there's no better place to make your escape.
ABOUT THE VENUE: Coasterra is San Diego’s Premier Coastal Entertainment Center. Located on the San Diego Bay directly across from downtown San Diego, this one-of-a-kind venue can accommodate anything from engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners or elaborate receptions up to 1,400 Guests. With truly a breathtaking view of San Diego unique skyline this is a perfect venue to host your next celebration.
ABOUT THE VENUE: Discover a romantic destination wedding in a tropical paradise at Humphreys Half Moon Inn on Shelter Island. Exchange your vows in a romantic garden setting of arching palms, exotic flowers and delicate waterfalls, then celebrate
with friends and family while you enjoy award-winning cuisine, breathtaking views of their private marina, awe-inspiring sunsets, and city lights sparkling across the bay
So many couples are choosing different themes to really help them make their wedding more personal. Dia de Los Muertos is inspiration for the bride that's wants something outside the box. This styled shoot incorporates so many details that make it so incredibly special. It is beautiful and romantic, mixing deep rich colors with bright colors. The table design was meant to be reminiscent of an altar with candles, food, skulls, and flowers.