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.
Perfectly curated bags and baskets are the perfect way to welcome guests to your wedding weekend and set the mood for an amazing getaway! Read on for tips to creating and assembling an unforgettable welcome.
The meal! You've booked the venue, and you've found your dress, and the looming question is: what will we feed the guests? With words from Kristen C. Tiessen and photos from Anna Delores, read on for the perfect guide to personal and authentic menu design with Field To Table. As seen in The Wedding Standard Magazine Volume II.
Let Rhyan Townsend, San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist , guide you through tips and tricks for dreaming up your wedding day look - an incredibly important part of your day! Read on for key beauty elements, and fashion inspiration all set in San Luis Obispo bridal shop Moondance Bridal.
Cocktails, anyone? Check out this post for pro tips on how to create craft cocktails, and include them in your wedding day! Written by San Luis Obispo bartenders Sidecar Cocktail Co, and photographed by Mirelle Carmichael and featured in The Wedding Standard magazine Volume II.
San Luis Obispo wedding mobile bar and bartending service, The Hatch, offers specialty craft cocktails for weddings and events of all sizes and styles. Hatch owner, Maggie Cameron, shared with us the story behind the mobile bar and the heart behind their process.
Setting your wedding budget can be equal parts essential and stressful. While percentages, categorized budgets, and spreadsheets are important, using these key tips help to give you a birds eye view of your expenses will help steer you in the right direction!
The rush of a fresh engagement is exciting and sweet, a feeling you don't want to end! Moving onto the "planning" portion of engagement can seem daunting, but there are a few key tips and elements to keep in mind to make the process more simple and enjoyable, and help you get back to what matters - enjoying your time before "I Do!"
Finding your wedding dress is one of the quintessential pieces that kicks off your wedding planning process, and your engagement season! We spent the day with Amanda and Annette, owners of San Luis Obispo bridal gown boutique Moondance Bridal to get the in's and out's of what to expect at your first bridal appointment, and a few of their best tips to make the experience unforgettable.
Tips for creating the perfect color pallete for your wedding day. Whether you dream of something poppy and full of life, or soft, dreamy, and romantic - creating the perfect color pallete for your day can help tell your story, and set the tone for your day.
These Central Coast wedding venues feature epic views and amazing locations - and you can still book them for your Summer 2019 wedding. Check out each of these spaces with unique elements sure to make your weekend unforgettable!
Planning your wedding for a weekend like Memorial Day, Labor Day, or any other extended weekend can be a great way to extend your celebration - but there are a few details to be aware of during your planning process.
Planning a wedding in the spring? The perfect season for so many blooms, the possibilities are endless! We compiled five of our favorite springtime bouquets.
Rabbi Janice Mehring and officiant Tom Allen share their best advice on planning your perfect wedding ceremony! This article can also be found in The Wedding Standard's Spring 2017 magazine editorial which can be found here!
San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Lindsey Gomes of Lindsey Gomes Photography shares a look into what a day in the life of a photographer looks like. Her step-by-step schedule throughout the day of a wedding provides great insight for those about to tie the knot!
San Luis Obispo based catering team Gusto on the Go share their 3 best tips to finding your wedding caterer and planning your dream wedding menu!
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!
After 12 years of formal training, full ordination and having performed more than 8,000 weddings, The Wedding Standard Artist, Father Bellamy says he has learned what is true about marriage. He was gracious enough to share with us what he has shared with those he has married.
Wondering if you should have engagement photos taken? San Luis Obispo wedding photographer, Jen Rodriguez, answers all of your most-asked questions regarding engagement photo shoots! Read on to hear her best tips featured in an article in The Wedding Standard's Volume I magazine.
Whether looking for an intimate country side location, a wine enthused region, or the convenience of being along the Central Coast of California, couples from all over have sought after this San Luis Obispo county to celebrate their dream day. With the help of four recent couples of San Luis Obispo photographer, Cameron Ingalls, we were able to hear more about why SLO is the best place in California to have their destination wedding.
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.
Looking for the perfect flowers for your wedding? San Luis Obispo Floral Designer Rachael of Eden Floral shares, in an article for the Wedding Standard's print magazine, how to plan and find the most popular flowers that are authentic and special for your wedding day, with illustrations by Raina of Fete & Quill and photographs by Alexandra Wallace.
San Luis Obispo based travel planner Lauren O'Keefe, of Sweet Mun, shares her ten steps for planning your dream honeymoon!
Gratuity [gruh-too-i-tee], commonly known as a "tip" is defined as: a gift of money, over and above payment due for service. This concept, so widely practiced in many service based industries, frequently raises questions from couples about tipping their wedding vendors...
San Luis Obispo wedding planners, designers, and caterer's, Sam and Chanda of Zest it Up give us their 12 best tips on how to keep the budget when planning a wedding. You can also find this helpful article in The Wedding Standard's print magazine Volume I, here!
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!