TRASH THE DRESS - Courtesy of Sasha Leahovcenco - Max Lopatin

Oh, the wedding dress. Trash it? Wait, what?  TRASH THE DRESS?  Come on, really? “Trash the dress.” It’s also known as, “fearless bridal” or “rock the frock” is a style of wedding videography, cinematography, photography that contrasts elegant clothing with the environment. Clearly the subjects are out of place while READ MORE…

Carmel - Waterfront - WeddingCompass.com

Capture Romance In A Seaside Village Just A Few Hours North Of Los Angeles A distinctively beautiful and diverse treat awaits those who choose to honeymoon in the central California coastal town of Carmel-By-The-Sea. Unparalleled scenery is just the start of a fabulous stay in Carmel. Just a few hours READ MORE…

Softly ruffled chair covers add elegance to outdoor dining. Image provided by French Buckets Florist

The Evolution of the Well-Dressed Chair When they walk up to their table, will they say, wow? Table design has to be there, but what about the chairs? Did you know chairs started off as objects that signified dignity rather than objects for ordinary use? If you look back on READ MORE…

Please Be Seated - Table Assignment Design

Taking the Table Assignment to the Next Level It all starts with the Guestbook presentation. Fun and frisky or formally formatted, send your guests on their way (to their seats, that is!) with table assignment cards that create excitement and offer a hint of the festivities to come. Who can READ MORE…

A mix of bright blossoms and tropical greens, creates a stunning arrangement. Image provided by Lois Mathews Floral Design Photography by Kristina Chartier Photography

Some Like It Hot Some of the most beautiful locations around the world are in tropical settings and as such, many of you may dream of a tropical beach themed wedding. Longing to have a destination wedding without the destination? Try a tropical themed wedding and bring the destination to READ MORE…

Summertime. Soaking up the California sun, brunches by the beach and a perfect time for your wedding. Photo courtesy | Barnet Photography The longer days and picturesque locations, California summers provide a perfect backdrop for you and your loved one to say, “I do.” Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, San READ MORE…

Orchids and roses are softly lit by abundant candles. Image provided by Whit Lilac Event Design Photography by Kristi Klemens Photography

Creating A Classic Design Look When I think of the word “classic,” immediately, I think of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn; a time when things were formal and elegant. I think of feminine touches, soft colors and beauty within simplicity. A classic wedding is timeless. It’s elegance in its finest READ MORE…

Sherwood Country Club - WeddingCompass.com

Most of the country would laugh at us here in Southern California talking about “Winter Weddings.” Even though we can have garden weddings almost year round, we still experience a change in the air, that gives us the same winter imagery that the rest of the country expects for a READ MORE…