Cynthia and Sherwin’s Tropical Themed Wedding

We loved working with Cynthia and Sherwin on their Tropical themed wedding.  Their wedding took place at Quiet Cannon in Montebello.  Our cute couple did their first look at Hilton Hotel right next to the venue which had a outdoor space which was perfect for their Tropical theme.

The arch and draping was provided by Dreams American Linen Rentals  with florals by our team.

Cynthia was one very talented bride who does calligraphy and signage.  All of the large and small wood signs, place cards and table numbers were all designed by Cynthia herself.

For those interested in checking out her shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/toliveandwriteinla and her Instagram is @toliveandwriteinla.

Cynthia wanted lots of greenery for her centerpieces to give the guests the tropical feel.  She had 60 tables so we did a mix of high and low centerpieces. Every place setting had a monstera leaf and a ferrero rocher made into a pineapple.  We loved all the personal touches that Cynthia and Sherwin put into their wedding to make the wedding truly unique.

Congratulations you guys!  Wishing you a lifetime of happiness!

Photographer – Matrimony Media

Planning & Florals – Blossom Events

Signage – To Live and Write in LA

Arch – Dreams America

Makeup/Hair – Luong Lasting

Cake – Diamond Bakery

 

Huntington Bay Club Grand Opening

We were invited to attend the Huntington Bay Club Grand Opening at the end of October. This venue is owned and operated by 24 Carrots located in Huntington Beach, California. The newly renovated space is surrounded by the beautiful marina and offer both indoor and outdoor spaces.  The three indoor rooms offer panoramic views of the harbor with the smallest room accommodating up to 100 guests and the largest room on the second floor accommodating up to 200 guests.

Photo by McCune Photography

Photo by McCune Photography

The Terrace can accommodate up to 250 guests and has the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony overlooking the marina.

Photo by McCune Photography

The venue also has a private beach surrounded by palm trees which is perfect for events in the sand.

Thanks to 24 Carrots for putting such a great event with amazing food.  We can’t wait to plan our future events at this space.  Below are the vendors that participated in this grand opening.

Venue: @huntingtonbayclub

Catering + Bar: @24carrotscatering

Floral Design: @lavendersflowers

Furniture + Lounge: @foundrentals

Tabletop: @theark_, @tonoandco

Linens: @latavolalinen

Photography: @the.mccunes

Videography: @hoo_films

Entertainment: @elevatedpulse

Supporting Rentals: @classicparty, @bakerparty

Menu Design + Calligraphy: @afabulousfete

Laser Cut Details: @delovelydetails

Lighting: @premierlightingandproduction

Halo Booth: @neffectdjs

 

Danielle and Hakeem’s Private Estate Wedding

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We had the privilege of planning an intimate wedding for Danielle and Hakeem at a Private Estate in Malibu.  This luxurious oceanfront property is located in Malibu.  Check out the property here!

The ceremony was set up with the ocean as the backdrop. Guests were seated facing the calming ocean.

The dinner reception was set up on the front side of the house.  Danielle and Hakeem’s colors were gold and black and had a simple elegance style. They had a guest count of 100 guests and Danielle chose all her favorite food for her caterers.  We had Bite Catering who provided all the delicious hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour and also a slider bar during dinner.  We had a Thai food station from Emporium Thai Cuisine.  We also had The Taco Guy Catering who cooked on site with an interactive taco station. For dessert, the donut station was a big hit!  The wedding cake was provided by Torrance Bakery.

At the end of the night, the bride and groom changed into Nigerian outfits and guests lit sparklers to send them off. All the vendors we worked with were amazing and did a fantastic job. Working with a venue where you have to bring everything in is always difficult but everyone put on their “A” game and produced this fabulous celebration for Danielle and Hakeem.

Check out our video for the key highlights –

Vendors:

Rentals: Party Unlimited, Cake: Torrance Bakery, Bartender: The Traveling Bartender, DJ/MC + Photobooth: Jason from The Bouquet Sound, Florist: The Flawed Rose, Photographer/Videographer: Kirk McGee Studios, Valet: EH Valet Service, Portable Restroom: Luxury Flush, Makeup Artist: Beauty by Dawn Kristen,  Caterers: Bite Catering, The Taco Guy Catering, Emporium Thai

Huge thanks and shout out to my Assistant Casie who did an amazing job handling all the vendors and ensuring that everything ran smoothly throughout the day.

Kim and Vincent’s Palm Springs Wedding

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We had the honor to work with a super sweet and caring couple on their Palm Springs wedding.  Kim and Vincent chose the legendary La Quinta Resort as their wedding venue.  Their wedding colors were coral and gold.  The floral designer filled the reception tables with arrangements composing of coral tea roses, coral peony, coral gerber daisies, and coral ranunculus.  These beautiful floral selections were surrounded by pillar candles.  They chose Greta Garbo’s historic home La Casa as their ceremony and reception space.  Beautiful La Casa truly sets the stage stunningly for Kim and Vincent’s picture perfect wedding.

Getting Ready

First Look

Wedding Party

La Casa

Details

Our best wishes to this beautiful family.

Photographer – Matthew David Studio

Floral Designer – Artisan Event

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

On our recent trip to Colorado, we had the opportunity to do a site visit at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa which is located in Tabernash, a short drive from Denver.  This venue is ideal for brides who want a destination wedding and an outdoor ranch style wedding.  You really can’t find anything like this in a big city.  The view was just stunning no matter where you look.

Ceremony Site Options:

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Reception Options:

High Lonesome Ranch

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Axel’s Pavilion is perfect for those who want an outdoor event.  In the winter time, this actually turns into a skating rink.

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Broad Axe Barn

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Beautiful view at Devils Thumb Ranch

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Pasea Hotel & Spa

We recently did a hard hat tour with Pam Olson, the Catering Sales Manager at the much anticipated new Paséa Hotel & Spa that is opening in 2016 in Huntington Beach, California.   We are looking forward to seeing the final project which will feature 250 guestrooms, rooftop deck and bar overlooking the ocean, spa with indoor and outdoor treatment areas, 11 meeting rooms, over 34,000 square feet of event space and much more.  Below are some sneak peeks:

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If you are looking to get married by the beach with a gorgeous view, this venue is not to be missed.  Get in touch with us or Pam directly for pre-opening discounts for your wedding or event.

 

 

Holiday Celebration at Hummingbird Nest Ranch

On Saturday, December 19th, we were invited to celebrate the Holidays at Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley.

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The event started with some wine tasting from Kieu Hoang Winery and appetizers from Lee’s Sandwiches and Smokin’ Steve’s Pit BBQ Catering.  The guests were then invited to proceed to Grand Prix to witness a processional of 100 couples who will be getting married at the Hummingbird Estate, a marching band, four horses, horse carriage and 6 helicopters.

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After the procession, guests proceeded to The Barn where the dinner and live entertainment were taking place.

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The dinner featured 20 main courses starting with beef and chicken kabobs from Masrour Catering followed by sushi, Kobe beef and Santa Barbara Prawn from Q Sushi.  We also tasted amazing fried crawfish, crawfish etouffee, gumbo and crawfish Egg Rolls from World Famous Noel Abbeville Farm.  After all this, we got lamb chops, Okinawa Purple Sweet Potato and Heirloom Carrots from Command Performance Catering.  The evening ended with a fashion show, cake cutting as well as live band performances.

We certainly had a great time and we thank the owner Kieu Hoang for the generous invitation to celebrate at the beautiful Hummingbird Nest Ranch.

 

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