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!
One of the most beautiful moments in a significant event are all of the details in between and the moments leading up to it. In fact, some say the anticipation of your big day is half the fun of it! We are here to help you romanticize every detail leading up to your wedding day. One of these big details is the engagement party and rehearsal dinner. Aside from finding the wedding dress of your dreams, shopping bridal outfits for all the other festivities in the year can be just as exciting. But what to wear, you ask? We have found some gorgeous pieces put together by a few sources including the ever so chic San Luis Obispo bridal shop Untamed Petals.
It's the third day of spring and we are ready for the warm weather, whimsical florals and wondrous fairytale-like weddings. Our 2023 wedding trend predictions are already exceeding our expectations, and we can't wait to see what this Spring has in store. These spring trends are blooming with creative details, pastels and decadent treats that look like they were created straight from a garden. Fall in love under a willow tree, share intimate moments on a porch swing, show off your long lacy dress, and embrace the the spring sun!
Transform your wedding day into a wedding weekend with an unforgettable rehearsal dinner. Half the fun of a major event is the anticipation of it, which makes the day before just as enchanting as the day of! Nick and Anneke hosted their rehearsal dinner at San Luis Obispo event venue The Penny. Adorable decor tied into an industrial and chic venue, drinks, snacks and celebration with their loved ones made for the perfect start to their most memorable weekend.
Planning your dream wedding can be both exciting and overwhelming. We want to make it as blissful and easy as possible for you by showcasing the wonderful vendors of the Central Coast. Once your venue, catering, music, and planning is all set, what is the one thing that brings the entire day together? AKA the cherry on top of a decadent wedding cake? The answer is stunning, delicate florals. There are so many incredible florists on the Central Coast that have top tier flowers, ranging from funky, unique and vibrant to classy, chic and timeless. Whatever your taste is or the theme you're going for on your big day, these florists have what you're looking for and make sure your day is blooming with love.
It's one of our favorite months of the year - love month! February is the month of love, a time for Valentine's Day and emphasizing the importance of love in our lives. Some folks prefer to separate the iconic month and day from their own celebration and anniversary, but for those who are all about big statements and iconic gestures should consider getting married during love month. Why? It's the perfect excuse to celebrate your love all month long, rather than just one single day. Keep reading for inspiration!
Buckle up, sweethearts. It's officially love month and we are obsessing over this Valentine's Day elopement created by San Luis Obispo wedding planner Mark Dillon Luna Events. Inspired by the colors of the Fremont theater and the classic yet punk look of Madonna Inn, this group of incredibly talented Central Coast vendors curated the dreamiest styled shoot you could think of for Valentine's Day.
There's nothing quite like intricate details, dramatic florals, elegant dresses and the rolling hills of Malibu. If you're looking for wedding inspiration with beautiful bohemian-like details, this styled shoot is the perfect gallery. I had the pleasure of interviewing the photographer about their vision and how what brought this shoot to life.
There's nothing more magical than marrying the love of your life in a snowy winter wonderland. Those who can appreciate the dichotomy of California know that there is much more to it than it's gorgeous beaches and rolling green hills. There's mountainous moments with stunning snowy sceneries that anyone could take advantage of in the winter season. We have come up with some of the wonderful ways you can achieve a successful winter wedding.
The 2023 wedding bells are ringing and the Pinterest boards are refreshing! We recently gave our two cents on which wedding trends we are leaving behind in 2022. The exciting news is that when one door closes, another door opens! We have done some research into what some of the best wedding planners predict for this year.
Time to kiss 2022 trends goodbye! Wedding trends are constantly evolving, and we are excited to retire the old and leave room for the new, exciting trends that are coming to the industry! We have done our research and discovered what some of the best wedding planner's takes are on what's going out of style and what we should leave in 2022.
Girls just want to have fun... beautiful sparkly dresses for their wedding reception! It's that time of the year where all things sparkly comes to mind because the festive and fancy feeling we get around the holidays. If you're looking for an unforgettable after party bridal dress that makes you feel glamorous, the San Luis Obispo bridal shop Untamed Petals has incredible pieces that will truly bedazzle you!
Creating the perfect winter wedding look isn't possible without the necessary accessories. Keep yourself warm with luxurious winter coats and classy chic gloves, enhance your snowy look with sparkly dangle earrings and pearly white veils, and hide your hand warmers in a textured clutch. We have come up with a list of gorgeous winter accessories that will completely elevate the entire evening, and thankfully San Luis Obispo bridal shop Untamed Petals have the perfect items for you to be dripping in elegance while walking down the aisle.
Level up your holiday dinners with the perfect table setting. There are many ways to accentuate your table depending on your holiday taste. We have discovered the core elements to make your dream holiday table a reality. Luckily we have incredible coordinators and designers to give us the perfect inspiration.
Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes, snowflakes that stay on our nose and eyelashes, pearly white details and sparkles that gleam, these are a few of our favorite things! Take from the book of Julie Andrews this holiday season and find your perfect winter wedding dress. After some extensive research into what bride's like to wear in the winter, we have narrowed down some of our favorite looks that accentuates all kinds of seasonal feels.
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.