The Meiners | Backyard Wedding, Redlands | Southern California Wedding Planner

“Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions…” -John Denver To say that music brought these two together is probably an understatement. Kate and Austin have had the music in them since a young age. So it was only fitting for them to incorporate music into their wedding day. One of the sweetest moments of the entire day was their … Continue reading The Meiners | Backyard Wedding, Redlands | Southern California Wedding Planner

A Cake For A King | Owl Creek Farms | Temecula, California

More often than not, people who attend a wedding look forward to the wedding cake. Not only does it need to be delicious, it has to be a show stopper. Fortunately for Ashley and Joe King, their cake was top notch! Viki Kane, from Just a Little Dessert, sure knows how to make ’em. Amazed by the gorgeousness, I asked Viki how she narrowed in … Continue reading A Cake For A King | Owl Creek Farms | Temecula, California

Loft 84 | Downtown Riverside Wedding Venue

When I met James and Lesly a year ago, I fell in love with their story. Not only did I enjoy watching them grow more and more excited leading up to their wedding day, I felt as though I was able to experience the joy of their union first hand – like I had been with them from the beginning. They left a beautiful imprint … Continue reading Loft 84 | Downtown Riverside Wedding Venue

Speakeasy on State | Downtown Redlands Wedding Venue

In the heart of beautiful downtown Redlands, in a building that is over 100 years old, sits a unique little wedding venue in a historic loft that will bring you back to the 1920’s. With gorgeous hard wood floors, time specific chandeliers, the original prohibition light and speakeasy door, it’s sure to be love at first sight! Whether you and your fiance are planning a “Gatsby” affair, feeling shabby … Continue reading Speakeasy on State | Downtown Redlands Wedding Venue

Get Down, Get Dirty

“Heather Baguyo of Willow Tree Weddings was my wedding coordinator. She was extremely helpful and knowledgeable of all things related to weddings. I loved that I had her to deal with the little details on our wedding day so that I didn’t have to worry about a thing! I received so many compliments from our guests on how amazing Heather and her staff were. I … Continue reading Get Down, Get Dirty

Love is Sweet

We all know the infamous scripture read at weddings: “Love is patient, love is kind…” But we forget to think about is how SWEET love actually is. And when I talk about sweet, I literally mean SWEET! I find myself the happiest when my sweet tooth is satisfied. Don’t you? I see it at weddings all the time. Guests drooling over the dessert bar display, … Continue reading Love is Sweet

Willow Tree Makeup

Long before I decided I wanted to plan weddings, I knew I wanted to make things beautiful. I studied to become a makeup artist in my early twenties and was blessed with many opportunities to do makeup for photos shoots and my favorite… weddings. I specialized in the “natural” look – using minimal amounts of makeup and natural colors to accent the bride’s already gorgeous … Continue reading Willow Tree Makeup

Sponsors

John and Laura’s wedding was in their backyard at their home in Perris, California. With the help of their “sponsors,” they were able to create something beautiful! When we talk about “sponsors” for a wedding, we mean friends or family member who donate money to cover wedding necessities. This can include any number of things – wedding cake, DJ, catering, etc. These friends or family … Continue reading Sponsors

Kiss Required to Pass

Whether it runs in the family, it’s a religious custom, or it’s a mandatory initiation into the married world – you will find countless traditions being practiced all over the world at weddings. The Saber Arch had to have been one of the most interesting ones I had seen done. I studied up a lot on military protocol during weddings, and the Saber Arch was … Continue reading Kiss Required to Pass