KATHRYN & NICK

THE HOTEL DEL CORONADO

PART 1 РDETAILS & CEREMONY

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Love these bridal portraits on the beach. The lighting is insanely beautiful and love the softness and romantic look of this shot under the veil. Stunning! Pam Scott – You nail it every time!

I had a blast designing and planning this glamorous gold, lovely lace and lavender wedding at the Hotel Del Coronado.  The bride (Kathryn) and Groom (Nick) lived on the East Coast, so we planned their destination wedding all over the phone. In fact, I met her for the first time at the Rehearsal.  This worked so well because she truly trusted me ad the wedding panning and design process.

As for the decor/design of this beautiful wedding, the bride allowed me to truly¬†showcase my expertise and design skills¬†by giving me pretty much design control.¬† I presented ideas I thought would be amazing and it seemed to click perfectly with your design aesthetic – we also through in some surprises she didn’t know about. ¬† The results are magical! ¬†At the beginning of the design process, the I asked her¬†“what are some of your favorite wedding design elements and colors”, to which she replied, ”¬†I LOVE¬†lace and bling and my colors are ivory, violet/lavender, and gold”. ¬†Then of course, she shared her pinterest board with me and I saw that she loved opulent floral centerpieces¬†and got a good sense of her style,¬†so from there it was a fun design process and collaboration with Bethany and Splendid Sentiments for floral decor. ¬†We decided to keep the Ceremony and Reception mostly soft ivory, gold and lace and the Cocktail hour we played up the lavender color. ¬†I feel in love with¬†Concept Event Designs new lace linen with a gold soft bridal satin.

You will see several elegant  and beautiful details throughout this wedding from Ceremony here in part 1 through the Cocktail and Reception in Part 2.

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Loved this custom made champagne glass wearing a tutu! Stunning ivory bridal bouquet by Splendid Sentiments Floral Design.

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Darling Violent Purple Bridesmaids Robes – Great gift idea for your Bridesmaids!

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Love the lace details trip on this cathedral bridal veil and the soft romantic ivory bridal bouquet with crystal handle trim.

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Beautiful bridal bouquet by Splendid Sentiments.

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I love this image of the stunning red sole Christian Louboutin this bride is wearing.

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I love this bridal bouquet with the crystal band trim on the end of the wrap. So elegant!

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Love the color tone of these violet lavender bridesmaids dresses and the pop of the mostly white bouquets against them. Love it!

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Love this bouquets by Splendid Sentiments Floral Design. Really love how the Bridesmaids bouquets pop off their violet bridesmaids dresses.

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Great Groomsmen gift idea – custom monogram cuff links for the big day and beyond. Every guy should own a pair of these.

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Even the Groom has a small touch of bling in his Boutonnière.

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Love the personality shown in the next couple of Groomsmen photos… Looking stylish, all about fun and football!

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1…2…3… Hike! Love these guys!

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What a handsome Groom!

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What a great looking couple!

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Welcome/Gift Table with Wishing Tree. Also loved this custom made lavender and gold envelope box by JGrace.

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Wishing Tree… Guests leave their “Well Wishes for the Mr. and Mrs.” and we hang them on this lovely gold and crystal manzanita tree. Sign by JGrace Luxury Stationery

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Custom made Lavender and Gold Envelope box by JGrace

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Splendid Sentiments Floral Design did an amazing job with these opulent, elegant florals dripping with crystals.

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Vista Walk at the Hotel Del Coronado. Love the pillars lining the walkway.

 

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The gold chiavari chairs really completed the l stunning ceremony site giving it that extra elegant soft romantic feel. Vista Walk at the Hotel Del Coronado.

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The ceremony arbor is so stunning, with the dripping florals (Phalaenopsis orchids) and crystals. Also loved the lace overlay for the memorial candle.

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Here we go… ceremony start time. Love how emotional the groom got when he saw his beautiful bride for the first time.

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This picture says it all… he is one lucky guys and she is one lucky girl! They found true love. He was so sweet throughout the entire ceremony.

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Memorial Candle lighting during the ceremony, honoring those who could not be there. Sign by JGrace Luxury Stationery.

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Lighting of the Memorial Candle during the ceremony. Sweet way to honor those who are there in spirit.

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Pam Scott truly captured the beautiful moment once again! Love the priceless expression on the Groom’s face. He looks overjoyed, grateful, and blessed. Just beautiful!

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Ceremony Kiss! Darling!

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Love this photo of the Groomsmen reaction to the Groom’s new wedding band! Awesome!

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Bridal Party Photo in front of the Hotel Del Coronado.

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Swooning over these photos… So romantic and the softness of the color is amazing.

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Another stunning photo by Pam Scott… she knows how to capture the essence of the moment.

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Love how the light is popping through the two of them… Pam Scott you are an amazing photographer!

VENDOR LOVE:

WEDDING PLANNER: KELI CHRISTENSON, MONARCH WEDDINGS

PHOTOGRAPHY: PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY 

FLORIST:  SPLENDID SENTIMENTS FLORAL DESIGN

PAPER ELEMENTS: J GRACE LUXURY STATIONERY

CAKE: SWEET CHEEKS BAKING CO.

THRONE CHAIR, LINENS, CHAIRS, CHARGER PLATES & NAPKINS : CONCEPTS EVENT DESIGN

ENTERTAINMENT & LIGHTING: MOBILE MUSIC PLUS

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