Lindsay & Hunter

Another wedding in the books! We had a fabulous time planning Lindsay & Hunter’s big day. The floral arrangements were out of this world, & how stunning was her dress?

 

Photos: Kelley L Cox

Flowers:  LC Floral Design

Venue:  Observation Post at The Presidio, San Francisco

Event Planners:  A’Reve Event Production

NerdWallet’s Western Picnic

We had the *best* time planning & executing NerdWallet’s Western Picnic this past weekend. We delighted 550 of their employees & family members with Western themed catering, full saloon, fun games, & a bar none photo booth. Check out some of our favorite shots by our go-to photographer Jeff Hall.

Wedding Invite Trends of 2016

Setting the tone for your big day, wedding invitations are the first glimpse into your event. Here are some trends of 2016 that will be popping up a lot (& where to get them!).

Modern Lines & Shapes

Give your guests a taste of your contemporary style with bold lines & geometric shapes.

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Luxury Invites

These are the crème de la crème of wedding invites. Complete sets that encompass the tone you want to set on your wedding day, luxury sets wow your guests with raised detailing, personalized calligraphy, & shimmery cardstock.

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Engaging Papers

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East Six (Recently featured in The Knot!)

Minimalistic Invites

Keep things simple & aesthetically pleasing with straight forward invites.

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Etsy

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Bold Florals

Soft florals are so 2015. This wedding season, brides are focusing on statement hues & tones. Check out these modern romantic invites we found!

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Etsy

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Custom Envelope Liners

Nothing says fabulous better than custom envelope inserts & liners. Elevate your invitations with a simple addition to your envelopes.

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Jolie

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Jupiter and Juno

Jesse & Wayne

We love weddings with personal touches, & Jesse & Wayne’s was no exception! Who doesn’t love a dog in a bowtie? This bride & groom knew they wanted a fun event, just check out Jesse’s amazing modern wedding dress & the CREAM ice cream sandwiches as a late night snack.

Thank you for letting us be a part of your special day!

 

Vendors

Venue/Cater- 4th Street Summit Center, by the SJ Fairmont

Photographer – Mischa Photography

DJ – Superior Sound

Florist – LC Floral Design 

Baker – Peter’s Bakery

Rentals – Joe Squared Production 

Hair & Make Up – Faces by Emily

Late night snack – CREAM, SJ

Coordinator: A’Reve Event Prodution

You’re Engaged! Now what?

Once the initial excitement settles & you’ve stopped looking at your ring every 5 seconds, reality hits. Your wedding is a momentous occasion, unlike other events (if any) you’ve put together in the past. After you’ve purchased every ‘just engaged’ piece Etsy has to offer, get yourself and your groom organized.

We are here to help! Check out this simple wedding planning timeline from Allison over at MarryThis! This is a great breakdown of where your planning should be every step of the way.

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While this all might seem like a walk in the park, it’s beyond beneficial hiring an event planner to help you along that way. Call or text us today for a free 30 minute consultation! (925.518.5495 )

 

2016 Wedding Color Trends

It didn’t take long after Pantone introduced, for the first time, their two colors of 2016, Rose Quartz & Serenity, for brides to stock up on decor & dresses in these signature hues. Paired together or with other shades, these soft tones are taking over weddings this year.

It makes sense; Pantone described Serenity as “bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times” & Rose Quartz as “a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure”. Perfect feelings and emotions for any couple’s biggest day!

Here are some ideas to incorporate these gorgeous colors into your wedding day

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Lauren & Brian’s Wedding 12.30.15

This beautiful winter wedding had a very special bride and groom. Our groom Brian is in the U.S. Military and we’d like to extend a formal “Thank You” to Brian for his service.

It was a gorgeous day in late December and we have the photos to prove it!

 

Lauren and Brian incorporated some personal touches, and we LOVE that!

A “Wish Tree” took the place of a Guest Book and guests loved hanging their well wishes.

They also incorporated a customized step & repeat photo booth backdrop along with a personalized hashtag.

We loved being part of Lauren & Brian’s wedding!

A huge ‘Thank You’ to all our Preferred Vendors:

Wedding Planner & Designer:       A’Reve Event Production, www.AReveEvents.com

Florist:                                            LC Floral Design, www.lcfloraldesign.com

Photographer:                                Jeff Hall Photography, www.JeffHallPhotos.com

DJ:                                                   DJ Superior Sound, www.DJSuperiorSound.com

Thank you for another GREAT event!

“Love & Lavender” is featuring Lauren & Brian’s wedding on their blog! 

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