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.
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 floral and fun styled shoot designed by Beloved Coordination at The Hummingbird House was inspired by the colors of our breathtaking California summer sunsets
Looking to express you and your lovers unique style and vibe at your wedding reception? Comfy yet totally cool these lounges, created by our talented friends at Avenue Twelve, are sure to give you all the style points! Plus, what better way to make your guests feel right at home. Keep scrolling to be inspired! PS: need a vacation? Check out lounge #6....take a minute to close your eyes, and drift out of your office by taking a little mind vay-cay. Aloha!
If you're a bride who wants to be unique on their special day, pearls can be your best friend. If you want to see if this rising wedding fashion trend is for you, check out this post!
Grazing tables are the next best thing to charcuterie boards and gives your guests the option to pick up food at their leisure! They're a crowd favorite because they're a simple way to cater to everyone's needs and perfect for any season. You can get as creative, the possibilities are endless!
Finding a live musician for your special day can be intimidating. I had the opportunity to interview Central Coast singer / songwriter Dave Tate about his story and the important aspects and advice of performing at an event or wedding day. Keep scrolling to read more about Dave and all he has to say about performing at weddings and events!
Champagne towers are making a comeback and are a current rising trend for cocktail receptions. Not only do they stand elegantly on their own, but they are the perfect way to add a little bubbly fun to a toast to make it more engaging! Look at our best tips for perfecting your pour for a champagne tower.
Compartmentalize your wedding day with two different dresses! After party bridal dresses are trending more than ever and it's no surprise to why. Nothing compares to the Cinderella-like feeling every woman gets when they walk down the aisle in their dream wedding dress, but having that feeling all over again AND being able to dance more freely and comfortably at your reception / after party? Yes, please! Ranging from classic, sparkly and chic to feathery, funky and boho, the creativity with these fun and beautiful dresses is endless.
During your wedding you may want to recognize or honor those who mean the most to you, there are plenty of ways to weave in family heirlooms or traditions into your special day! Family heirlooms can be just about anything that holds great sentimental value. We chose 5 of our favorite ways to intentionally tie in your family heirlooms to make your wedding just a bit more special for you, but your guests as well!
Adding your own spin on an intimate and romantic setting for your partner to say "yes!" when you pop the special question is the most ideal way to do it! Whether you plan a romantic dinner, surprise your significant other on the beach, or maybe you have a different plan. Getting down on one knee to ask your special someone to spend the rest of their lives with you is so magical! We gathered a list of a few private proposal ideas that may inspire you!
If you're considering an intimate moody wedding to celebrate your fall nuptials this is the ideal time to do so! By strategically coordinating your wedding planning elements with a moody color palette or dark table settings this trend can range from an elevated goth feel to ultimate romance. We chose four elements to focus as you plan your mysterious and elegant celebration!
What's a better way to say " thanks for everything man" than by getting your groomsmen a small gift as a token of appreciation. We chose a great selection of personalized memorabilia that will surely impress your groomsmen and make the decision process easier. From gift sets to personalized bottle openers, thanking your best buddies for standing by your side on your special day is always a great idea!
Not sure where to go on your honeymoon? There's so many options and may seem like a really tough decision when choosing the perfect getaway. Taking into consideration your personal interests as a couple and possible bucket list activities can help narrow down the options. We chose 13 great locations that you will definitely want to consider.
Looking to replace your wedding guest book with fun and creative alternatives! We absolutely adore these 7 unique alternatives that gives your guest a more meaningful experience than just a signature. Keep scrolling for more wonderful keepsake ideas!
While it's more of a trend for the brides to find their signature scent, we love the idea of grooms finding their signature wedding scent alongside their fiancé! The nostalgia you'll get in the future reminiscing on the day you said "I do" is enough to try a signature scent. We chose 5 of our favorite classic colognes that we think will take your breath away!
We love the new trend of modern brides choosing a bridal scent during the wedding season! All brides have different preferences and getting to choose your own unique wedding fragrance adds that special touch to your big day. We chose 5 classic signature perfumes that will carry with you through the day and night!
A little touch of velvet is perfect for the boldest of bridal parties! Not only does it add incredible texture and variety to any wedding look, but it is simply elegant. View 10 of our favorite velvet bridesmaid dresses ranging from different styles, fall colors, and budgets!
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.
The charm of Fall is irresistible, and this explains why it has slowly become the most popular season for getting married! There are so many rich shades to incorporate into your Fall wedding, and if you glance at our curated inspiration, you are bound to FALL in love with a Fall wedding color palette!
Want to make it easy for your guests to find you the perfect gift you know you'll love and need? Creating a wedding registry gives your guests an easy place to shop for you. These are 5 high quality items that we think should definitely make it on your list!
Holy Cow! Get bach in the saddle, it's "Lauren's last ride!" This bachelorette photo shoot at The Darling Hotel in Visalia is giving us major heart eyes with all of its girly, western Dolly Parton vibes. It doesn't get anymore Dolly-darling then this. This elaborate styling collaboration between the Fresno Wedding Store Stockroom Picks and California Wedding Coordinator Olive and Grace Events was executed perfectly and made into a dream by the incredible vendors involved.
You've chosen your dress, now what's next? Choosing your veil or headpiece is a very important accessory to completing your bridal appearance. As the perfect finishing touch for your bridal look, we know you'll be turning heads with these breathtaking designs. Keep scrolling as we unveil 16 of our favorite headpieces, you're going to want to wear as you walk down the aisle!
Nothing brings together a bridal look other than the perfect pair of shoes. We've chosen our favorite 11 pairs of the best bridal shoes that we know will be perfect to walk down the aisle in. When it comes to your wedding heels, you want something that will compliment the rest of your bridal look and these options will do just that!
8 stunning 2022 floral trends we know you'll love just as much as we do! An important element to your special day are the precious florals, from centerpieces, bouquets and boutonnieres. It should be no surprise we are seeing brides incorporate bright and bold color palettes, tons of texture and dramatic designs with their florals, elevating their wedding to the next level. These gorgeous floral trends will have you blooming with joy!
It's official, you're engaged! Congratulations to you and your partner, now it's time to announce your big day. A save the date is similar to a wedding invitation except it is sent to your guests about 4 to 6 months in advance letting them know to mark their calendars.Keep scrolling to see our personal favorite save the dates we know you'll love as well!