We talked with San Luis Obispo Wedding Florist, Carla Wingett from Idlewild Floral about why she started creating dried floral arrangements and how they saved her business during the global pandemic. Read on to hear her story.
We are a community of caring artists and venues who are ever committed to helping our couples have their dream wedding. Especially if those dreams have to get a little bit altered! We are problem solvers, we are innovators, strategists, networkers, adaptable, light on our feet and heavily skilled. But most of all we are LOVERS. We truly love, love, love our couples, and we even love those fellow artists we work with each weekend.
The Wedding Standard members gathered at San Luis Obispo's newest downtown wedding venue The Penny for a night of amazing food, cocktails, and designs.
MarFarm's venue launch was full of incredible Edna Valley views, friends, amazing food, fun drinks and a more! The property was originally a horse barn, with a long row of stables that now serves as the hallway focal point and a great space for gatherings of all types.
From whimsical stems to colorful petals, choosing your wedding color palette and florals can be overwhelming in the best way. For those who are giddy over earthy tones and autumn leaves, San Luis Obispo florist Fluid Bloom created stunning fall floral details with a color scheme of greens, browns, burnt orange and dark pinks.
Whether it's boots and boho, picnics and pool days, or discos and dancing, you can't go wrong in choosing your dream bachelorette theme. Although there are many unique and up and coming ideas for your weekend extravaganza, I narrowed down a list of bride favorites that could be easily executed on the Central Coast.
You might have already booked the venue of your dreams and officially set your wedding date - but now it's time to make decorating decisions. Drapery has become one of the most fail-proof methods in effortlessly transforming a venue from something you love to something straight from your wedding dreams. Take a peak at how Draping by Kim utilizes drapery to dress up a venue space!
This bright and colorful wedding is getting us excited for summer with the citrus and sunset toned decor. Hosted at the stunning Paso Robles venue Halter Ranch, this couple hosted a night to remember for all of their guests. Lucious florals decorated the space with full and blossoming arrangements put together by San Luis Obispo floral designer Flowers by Denise. San Luis Obispo wedding planner Amanda Holder Events helped bring this beautiful day together, which was all captured by Bay Area photographers The Poffs. Keep scrolling to see more of this vibrant day!
Victoria and Max's wedding day took place among the stunning vineyards at Paso Robles venue & winery The Fableist Wine Company, which set the scene for this al fresco celebration. Taking inspiration from the fables that the venue was created off of, this couple incorporated timeless details such as an escort display using vintage books, and long dining tables for their friends and family to feast. Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Design helped tell this couples story through the design. With pops of pastel hues and rosy pinks, Napa Valley floral designer Blooms by Morgan created a stunning ceremony arch that framed the great oak tree. Continue to scroll to see more of this beautiful day which was wonderfully captured by the lens of Los Angeles photographer Desiree Keoshian.
This couples country style wedding at Paso Robles wedding venue Fallen Oak Estate was filled with sweet, personal touches that created a heartwarming day. Surrounded by close friends and family, the couple shared a meaningful first look as the bride walked down the aisle, which was beautifully captured by San Luis Obispo photographers Poppy and Vine Visual. With the help of Santa Barbara wedding planner Coastal Rose Events, this day will forever be a favorite memory for the couple. Keep scrolling to hear more about this wedding day from Poppy and Vine Visual.
Clare & Alex's intimate fall wedding was set among the changing vines at Paso Robles venue HammerSky Vineyards. San Luis Obispo floral designer Precious & Blooming created stunning arrangements that beautifully complimented the warm oranges, vivid yellows, and golden browns of the surrounding landscape. Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Designer meticulously brought this couples wedding day to life as they celebrated with close family and friends and it was all captured by Southern California photographer Natalie Bray.
Happy Valentine's Day! It doesn't get much sweeter than San Luis Obispo Sweets vendor Haute Sugar Co. delivering all of your cotton candy and ice cream needs. We are loving how this couple incorporated this sweet treat for their guests at their wedding reception. Keep scrolling to see more of this fun evening captured by San Luis Obispo photographer Michelle Roller.
This sweet couples wedding included a romantic color palette, filled with organic and blossoming blooms by Fresno floral designer The Flora Club - the brides "something blue" was sneakily included within her bouquet.
San Luis Obispo wedding venue The Penny SLO is the perfect space for to get an urban feel in the sweet downtown of old town SLO. This dark and moody design has us embracing the winter time and falling head over heels for the downtown sunset photos. A team of local vendors like San Luis Obispo Event Planner EM Events and Central Coast Floral Designer Myrtle & Branch Floral Co. partnered to help make this day come to life. This styled shoot was captured by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Chris Tack Photography.
This vibrant outdoor wedding at Paso Robles wedding venue Terra Mia Vineyard has us daydreaming of warm summer days. With a traditional Catholic mass the day before at Atascadero Catholic Church Saint William's Parish, this couple had a charming celebration the following day with their closest friends and family, featuring stunning views and an epic dance party that lasted the entire evening.
This sweet couple tied the knot at a private residence in Arroyo Grande, California. All of the intimate moments and smiles were captured by San Luis Obispo photographer Katina Patriquin. With a playful selection of florals with pops of pinks and a mix of dried, this simple design still made a statement. This fun day was all put together by San Luis Obispo event styling & rental company Boho SLO Co. and a handful of other local vendors. Check out the rest of the gallery to see more special moments from this day.
Britney and Riley's gorgeous celebration in the hills of Edna Valley at San Luis Obispo wedding venue The White Barn, smoothly blended timeless design with the natural beauty of the surrounding vineyard setting.
This chic photoshoot with a twist of country is a fun take on a glamorous, modern wedding. Designed by San Luis Obispo wedding planner Mark Dillon Luna Events, this shoot takes place in an urban setting and mixes in eclectic aspects from the stunning balloon arch and the trendy lounge pieces. Keep scrolling for more of this shoot and to see the beautiful shots taken at golden hour to conclude the day.
Set on the picturesque coast of Malibu at Leo Carillo State Beach, this stunning bridal shoot incorporates an intimate picnic on the beach and a ride along in the coast in a bright red classic car. This charming evening was captured by San Diego wedding photographer Photography by Shea and planned by Los Angeles wedding planner Not Jess a Planner.
Love is in the air and this authentic inspiration shoot is giving us all of the fall feels. Shot in the rolling hills of Edna Valley, planner and coordinator San Luis Obispo Mark Dillon Luna Events wanted to use the natural beauty of the rural land to add a special backdrop to these photos. This beautiful shoot was captured by the lens of Santa Maria photographer Alma Erika photography.
Sydney and Ryan's Tuscany inspired wedding took place in the beautiful hills of Southern California through private estate rental Royal Rancho Bookings. The day was coordinated and the beautiful blooms were arranged by the very talented Santa Barbara event coordinator Tyler Speier Events. San Luis Obispo photographer Cameron Ingalls captured the sweet moments throughout this day and even captured the epic pool plunge at the end of the night. Keep on scrolling to hear more from the bride.
This breathtaking engagement session on the Oceano Dunes featured lots of love and super fun details like a pampas grass umbrella. Brought to you by the lens of Central Coast photographer Katina Patriquin Photo, and details from San Luis Obispo rental company Boho SLO Co., we can't get enough of these photos!
This elegant rustic wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Tiber Canyon Ranch started with a magical ceremony in the enchanted forest, and ended with a beautiful dinner underneath the twinkle lights. Our sweet bride stuck with neutral and pink flowers from San Luis Obispo florist Lori Boe Floral Design which nicely complimented the stunning scenery. With photos brought to you by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Nikkels Photography, you can look at all the details from this dreamy day.
Epiphany Events is proud to now be offering small & intimate gatherings with some of our favorite venues on the Central Coast. We are honored to be working at the beautiful Hotel Cerro, The Rock: SLO Brew, SLO Brew Lofts & Marfarm for gatherings. These are an all inclusive day for you to have your happily ever after! All of these will include a venue, day of coordination, catering & some service staff. Make your wedding day unique and something your guests will remember for years to come.
Floral design is a very fun element of your wedding day and adds a lot of character to your design. When trying to find a florist and picking your floral design, there is a lot to keep in mind. Selecting a florist who is on the same page as you, in the right budget, and able to bring your dream to life is key to having beautifully designed flowers on your wedding day. Below are some tips to keep in mind when looking for a florist and deciding on your floral design.
The Wedding Standard members enjoyed an evening of community, fun drinks, and amazing tapas at Luna Red, San Luis Obispo wedding reception and rehearsal dinner space.
This spring, I joined Tyler Speier at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez , California and learned floral and event design tips and tricks to help when designing your color pallete, mood board, and overall wedding design.
Looking for that special touch to add to your wedding reception?! consider these 7 amazing beverage, dessert and catering trucks that will make your reception one for the books! Whether you're looking for that speciality cocktail, ice-cream to cool off after the dance floor or the best catering around, this list is a must! These peeps book up quick so get a move on booking them for your upcoming wedding or event! Your guests will be talking about it for years to come!