A “Green” wedding can vary in meaning but for those who are looking for an affordable and truly remarkable location to exchange vows, this is as green as it gets, Eco-friendly green that is! I had the pleasure of visiting the Spirit Pine Sanctuary this week and was struck by the raw beauty and unobstructed… Read More

So one of my favorite people on the planet married the love of her life, (who just happens to be a handsome cowboy) this April.  Here are my favorite “Done by a friend” florals ever.  Unique, stunning, thoughtful and sweet, full of color, texture and personal touches each and every one. Raiza & Toby, may… Read More

http://www.save-on-crafts.com/whiteumbrellas1.html Lovely scalloped white paper parasols for only $7 each.  How can you resist?… Read More

Check out these garden caddy boxes, perfect for serving beverages, holding utensil wraps, added to a candy display, for holding wedding favors or even florals would be beautiful.  17 inches long, each compartment is 4×4.  Very vintage and very affordable.… Read More

This is one of the best non-season-specific centerpiece ideas I’ve come across.  Leave it to Martha to post this picture of a beautiful baby boxwood in a perfectly appointed bucket as a  summer wedding centerpiece.  Not only eco-friendly and re-purposeful after the wedding by planting it but the green tree can be the stage on… Read More

One of my Favorite weddings was an outdoor event with the Groom from Texas and the Bride from the Santa Ynez Valley, putting out an old western wagon and lowering the back gate was the perfect location to place a “Cigar Bar” with goodies and favorites of the Bride and Groom for all of the… Read More

Looking for a stunning location for your California Wedding?  The Alisal Guest Ranch in Solvang, California has the most amazing locations for ceremony and reception, my favorite is the lake.  Nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley in the hills above Santa Barbara, this PRIVATE lake is home to nesting Bald Eagles, deer, Bass and total… Read More

I am in L-O-V-E with this Elie Saab beauty from her Fall 2011 Line.  drool!… Read More