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.
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!
A styled shoot at Tooth & Nail Winery in Paso Robles, California features unique ties and grooms-wear from Stag Handmade. Shop owner and designer Lauren Christensen of Stag Handmade shares her best styling tips to get ready for your big wedding day!
Whether you are a local to the area or have arrived to San Luis Obispo county for your destination wedding, 101 Wine Tours has you covered. Check out our day touring three amazing wineries in the Edna Valley for inspiration for your own wedding weekend!
An interview with Paso Robles located dessert experts and talented cake artists, Paper Cake Events, shares the special touches that go into a truly memorable wedding cake that is unique to you.
Kathy of SLO Mama Sweets, shares the sweet story behind the 1950's Ice Cream Truck that Kathy and her family started.
Paso Robles wedding venue and vacation rental The Vintage Ranch has had a dream makeover thanks to the new binge worthy Netflix show - Stay Here. With the design talent of Genevieve Gordon and the business mastermind of Peter Lorimer the outdated country cottage got a remodel that is sure to draw guests from all over the world. Now couples who book their wedding at The Vintage Ranch will have a honeymoon cottage that is elegant, cozy, and true to the wine country experience.
So, you're engaged (congrats!!!), you've picked a date (getting closer!!!) but now have no clue what to do next?! No fear, we have got you covered. Top wedding and event designer, Danae of Danae Grace Events, gives us three questions she always asks her couples to help them move forward in planning their big day!
An inteview with San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist Candace Miller, in the The Wedding Standard Magazine Volume I, shares her 8 best tips that brides should know when hiring their makeup artist. Read on to hear more!
The Wedding Standard's first print magazine was released earlier this year and the pages were filled with all of the amazing vendors, venues, and wedding inspiration on the Central Coast! An article written by Ashley Philips featuring Sugar Lips Mini Donuts, the tasty little mini donuts that make any event better, followed up with a interview with the donut geniuses and creators: Ben and Jessica Brown. The photos for this shoot were captured by Jessica Sofranko of Lover of Weddings. Read on to hear all about what makes Sugar Lips so special!
Santa Barbara is known for a lot of things--beautiful beaches, world-class wine, and charming red-tile roofs. However, nightlife often misses the mark. Our friends Andrew and Kayla of Party Proper Productions aim to fill that void with magical dance parties that emphasize the uniqueness of Santa Barbara's tight-knit community. Not to mention...
Specialty rentals and lounges can completely transform a wedding space and create a design that is unique to your own style, so we caught up with three San Luis Obispo specialty rental companies to hear each of their individual expertise on all things from design, to sourcing, to trends.
Halter Ranch, a Paso Robles winery wedding venue, is not only the perfect vineyard landscape to say 'I Do" on the Central Coast, but it is a place that brought people together for the Halter Ranch Venue Launch and The Wedding Standard magazine preview. Guests got to see a sneak peak of the highlights from the magazine which is launching soon and experience this great venue in all of its wine country glory.
The brand new Paso Robles Winery Wedding Venue, Rava Wines, hosted Wedding Standard members for an end of the summer White Party. Everyone dressed in white as is the custom before labor day and to mark the start of the fall season. Ciel Bleu Events designed their ball room with the help of Bella Vista Designs, Fluid Bloom, Scout Rental Co, and All About Events.
The large rustic dairy barn has been recently transformed into a magical wedding and special events venue surrounded by rolling hills and the family farm land. The large rustic dairy barn has been recently transformed into a magical wedding and special ev