Ashley & Novak - A Real Summer Wedding at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel
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Welcome to the stunning wedding day of Tennis Instructors, Ashley and Novak. Celebrate their summer wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna-Niguel, in Orange County, Southern California. Professional Photography was provided by Master Photographer Frank Salas.

How did you meet?

Through tennis (we both taught at the same tennis club)

How long did you plan the wedding after the proposal?

I started researching vendors, dresses and location about one month before he proposed. (i knew it was coming very soon)

The top 3 challenges/difficulties of planning the wedding.

1. Make sure you do your research, and know when to stop searching (for vendors or anything), don’t make yourself crazy.
2. Staying within a budget
3. get everything done as early as possible

The top 3 most fun/easiest parts of planning the wedding.

1. Finding your vendors
2. picking all the details (flowers, food, cake, music)
3. your wedding day! we had a great planner the day of, and we didn’t have to worry about anything!

What fun/unique feature of your wedding made you the proudest?

Everything, but I really loved the song that myself and my wedding party walked out to (for the ceremony): me: Iz- Over the Rainbow, wedding party: Sam Smith- Lay me down

If you had it to do over, what would you change, add or do differently?

If money wasn’t an option, I would have had a videographer.

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Credit to these vendors/services
Cakes/Cupcakes The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Caterers The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Decor Lighting The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel
DJ/Disc Jockey Vive Entertainment
Floral/florist Karla Flores
Formal Wear Hugo Boss
Gowns JLM Couture, Hayley Paige and Jenny Yoo
Hair/Makeup Pamela Brogardi and Karen Gonzales
Officiants Rabbi Jay Levy
Photo Booths Surf City Photobooths