Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Flowers and Decor

The advantage of having an outdoor wedding is that you can leverage your surrounding gardens. In the Bay Area, the best time of year to have a wedding is September-October, when the temperature is in the 70s and 80s. It's also right before harvest so the leaves on the vines are still aplenty and starting to turn yellow, … Continue reading Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Flowers and Decor

Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Make It Personal with Hashtags, Stationary, and More!

(Location: Vintners Inn – Santa Rosa, CA || Photography: Emily Jean Images) Planning your wedding these days is not just about the day itself. From the moment you say "yes!" there will be engagement parties, wedding showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, save the dates, and invitations going out in the mail... A lot happens before the wedding … Continue reading Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Make It Personal with Hashtags, Stationary, and More!

Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Dressing Your Wedding Party

  Traditionally, the groom and groomsmen wear the same suits, with the groom wearing a different tie, boutonniere, or pocket square (just to name a few examples) from his groomsmen. The bride, in contrast, is very much noticed in her white dress while her bridesmaids will be in pretty shades matching the wedding colors. Here's how we went … Continue reading Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Dressing Your Wedding Party

Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: The Bride’s Dress

    Shopping for your wedding dress is one of the most fun parts of wedding planning! Pinterest is an excellent place to get inspiration. I ended up trying on 35 dresses over two weekends in 6 boutiques all around the Bay.  That probably sounds pretty crazy but I was pretty picky and needed to try … Continue reading Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: The Bride’s Dress