{Inspiration} A Magical Labyrinth-Inspired Styled Shoot in Blush, Chocolate, and Mixed Metals

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Inspired by the ballroom scene in the movie Labyrinth, which is a forever favorite for many of us, this project was extra-special for many of the vendors involved. For this styled shoot designed by Anna Christine Events, feminine was paired with masculine: flowing fabrics paired with tooled leather, lush florals paired with old clocks and weathered metals. With Claire Pacelli Photography behind the camera, every detail of this whimsical styled shoot at Up the Creek Farms was captured to perfection.

The wedding invitation we designed for this styled shoot was a scalloped-edge gatefold invitation printed with a custom pattern in shades of cream, warm brown and sepia. A satin ribbon wrapped around to close the invitation with a custom wax seal. These were housed in a brown silk gatefold box with a rich brown ribbon and a bronze brooch embellishment.

Inside the ballroom, table settings of glitter glass chargers from A Chair Affair were topped with wedding menus printed in a vintage patina, embellished with a wide, peach-colored fabric ribbon then layered with crisscrossing ivory ribbon. Next to each setting, scroll-like place cards were wrapped around fresh peaches (in the film, a poisoned peach transported Sarah to Jareth’s whimsical Ballroom in one bite). We also created round escort cards, that rested inside glass bubbles atop lush green mosses, and hung in front of free-standing rustic doors.

The bride dazzled in a gorgeous gown from LA Bridal Boutique reminiscent of Sarah’s grand ballgown, and wore lengths of ribbon in her hair; the groom was sleek and sophisticated in a sharp gray tuxedo from Absolutely Fitting. Fabulous floral accents of pale pinks and whites designed by Flowers by Lesley added hints of romance, complementing the stunning 5-tiered pale pink and white wedding cake fit for a Goblin King and Queen by Everything Cake. A stunning dessert buffet with the most decadent of treats was created by Two Sweets Bake Shop.

We were so happy to see that the shoot was featured on Every Last Detail!

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The amazing vendor team that created this whimsical fantasy are:

Venue: Up the Creek Farms

Photography: Claire Pacelli Photography

Planner: Anna Christine Events

Florist: Flowers by Lesley

Chairs, Tables, Chargers and Flatware: A Chair Affair

Cake: Everything Cake

Desserts: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Tuxedo: Absolutely Fitting

Dress: LA Bridal Boutique

Hair/Makeup: Marigold Scott Hair & Makeup

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

{Inspiration} A Magical Labyrinth-Inspired Styled Shoot in Blush, Chocolate, and Mixed Metals

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Inspired by the ballroom scene in the movie Labyrinth, which is a forever favorite for many of us, this project was extra-special for many of the vendors involved. For this styled shoot designed by Anna Christine Events, feminine was paired with masculine: flowing fabrics paired with tooled leather, lush florals paired with old clocks and weathered metals. With Claire Pacelli Photography behind the camera, every detail of this whimsical styled shoot at Up the Creek Farms was captured to perfection.

The wedding invitation we designed for this styled shoot was a scalloped-edge gatefold invitation printed with a custom pattern in shades of cream, warm brown and sepia. A satin ribbon wrapped around to close the invitation with a custom wax seal. These were housed in a brown silk gatefold box with a rich brown ribbon and a bronze brooch embellishment.

Inside the ballroom, table settings of glitter glass chargers from A Chair Affair were topped with wedding menus printed in a vintage patina, embellished with a wide, peach-colored fabric ribbon then layered with crisscrossing ivory ribbon. Next to each setting, scroll-like place cards were wrapped around fresh peaches (in the film, a poisoned peach transported Sarah to Jareth’s whimsical Ballroom in one bite). We also created round escort cards, that rested inside glass bubbles atop lush green mosses, and hung in front of free-standing rustic doors.

The bride dazzled in a gorgeous gown from LA Bridal Boutique reminiscent of Sarah’s grand ballgown, and wore lengths of ribbon in her hair; the groom was sleek and sophisticated in a sharp gray tuxedo from Absolutely Fitting. Fabulous floral accents of pale pinks and whites designed by Flowers by Lesley added hints of romance, complementing the stunning 5-tiered pale pink and white wedding cake fit for a Goblin King and Queen by Everything Cake. A stunning dessert buffet with the most decadent of treats was created by Two Sweets Bake Shop.

We were so happy to see that the shoot was featured on Every Last Detail!

Do you love our custom stationery and want to see more? Follow us on Facebook!

The amazing vendor team that created this whimsical fantasy are:

Venue: Up the Creek Farms

Photography: Claire Pacelli Photography

Planner: Anna Christine Events

Florist: Flowers by Lesley

Chairs, Tables, Chargers and Flatware: A Chair Affair

Cake: Everything Cake

Desserts: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Tuxedo: Absolutely Fitting

Dress: LA Bridal Boutique

Hair/Makeup: Marigold Scott Hair & Makeup

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

{Inspiration} “Sweet as Tea” Southern Glam Styled Shoot

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Earlier in the year, we were thrilled to be a part of a Southern glam styled shoot to promote the grand opening of the new Ocoee Lakeshore Center. We worked alongside talented event professionals, including Bumby Photography and perfectionist planner, Anna Christine Events, showcasing Southern sophistication in the ‘Sweet as Tea, Meant to Be’ theme. The array of soft green, buttery yellow, vibrant peach, white and gold gave the shoot a welcoming atmosphere.

The romantic color palette flowed through our custom invitations and paper goods as we used a folding invitation with a custom, delicate vintage floral pattern on the interior, and a gold foiled monogram on the exterior.  Response enclosures were contained in a moss green satin ribbon-lined enclosure band with die cut monogram.

We carried the exquisite shape of the invitation over to the exclusively designed dinner menus that were nestled into a pocket of white satin on each gold charger from A Chair Affair. Adding a pale green border and a floral element, they matched the place cards that were attached to tea bags with complimenting ribbon. The table numbers were gold foil with a chic vine detail on white card stock.

For the drink and hors d’oeuvres menus, we layered the Southern selections on top of the floral card stock carried over from the inside of the invitations, giving a lovely framed effect to the display. The custom made Arnold Palmer take-home bar favors detailed the recipe for the Southern cocktail.

From the floral arrangements in white milk glass vases with a hand-picked feel, to the intricate detail of the five-tier wedding cake designed by Cut the Cake, to the whimsical flair of the ‘Meant to Be’ pennant-style banner, we loved the Southern elegance of this shoot!

Contact us today to schedule your custom design consultation for your wedding or special event.

Thank you to all of the amazing vendors who made this styled shoot a success.

Venue: Ocoee Lakeshore Center

Photography: Bumby Photography

Event Design and Coordination: Anna Christine Events

Floral: Lee James Floral Design

Lighting and Drape: Standing Ovation Entertainment

Catering: Arthur’s Catering 

Dessert buffet: Hello Sugar!

Cake: Cut the Cake

Linens: Over the Top

Video: Ocean Video Photography

Make Up and Hair: Live Art by Julie

Dresses: Alfred Angelo

Suit: Absolutely Fitting

Chairs: A Chair Affair

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

{Inspiration} Romantic Floral-filled Garden Wedding Styled Shoot

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Last year, we were a part of this gorgeous garden-inspired styled shoot that looks like it was straight out of a fairy tale! The Garden Chateau‘s classic interior and atmospheric grounds set the stage for the planning team at Anna Christine Events to design a romantic wedding scene. Bright pinks, shimmering gold, and warm wood tones set a color palette that was dreamy and timeless. Wings of Glory Photography did a fantastic job capturing all of the details. Looks like others agreed: we were beyond thrilled that Beautiful Bride Magazine not only published the shoot, but featured it on their cover!

We used floral artwork on our invitations and paper goods to emphasize the garden theme of the shoot. Blooms in various shades of pink and red with bright greenery burst from the corners of our designs. The invitations were mounted on petal pink stock and backed by a sophisticated gold stripe with coordinating envelopes lined with the striped paper. A calligraphy-like script in metallic gold was used to write the couple’s names. We used this romantic script throughout our paper goods with other important text printed in a classic serif font.

Our double-sided keepsake menu cards featured the couple’s names, the venue, and the date on one side. The gold stripe pattern created a “picket fence” design that bordered the bottom of the card. On the reverse, the courses of the meal were written in metallic gold. Of course, pink flowers graced both sides of the cards.

We created other fantastic paper goods for the shoot, including escort cards, table number signs, chair back signs for the head table, and a “This Way to the Wedding” sign. To keep a consistent look, we continued the font styles, metallic gold, and floral designs throughout the stationery suite. Our escort cards had a little extra detail that made them that much more special: the inside of the tent cards featured the gold stripe pattern seen on the invitations.

Anna Christine Events created two different ceremonies and two different receptions: one indoor and one outdoor of each! We especially liked the outdoor reception, with its long farm tables from A Chair Affair, glowing candelabras, and market string lights. Of course, a garden-themed wedding wouldn’t be complete without an abundance of flowers! Flowers By Lesley did an absolutely amazing job creating a luscious environment, decorating everything from the banisters of the grand staircase, to a sweet tree swing, to the wedding arch. The candelabras were clustered with blossoms and the cake by Iva’s Cake Place looked divine with Lesley’s floral touches. The bride carried a beautiful beautiful bouquet of pink garden roses and cascading greenery, which was also seen gracing her blonde ringlets.

Contact us if you loved the look of this styled shoot. We can’t wait to hear your ideas and make wedding invitations and paper goods that are uniquely YOU!

We are so proud to have participated in this shoot! Thank you to each and every wedding professional involved for their contributions to such a lovely outcome:

Venue: The Garden Chateau

Planner and Event Designer: Anna Christine Events
Cupcakes and Cake Pops: RW Chocolate Fountains
Catering and Indoor Reception Linens: Bjoely Event Services
Chairs, Chargers, Pews and Farm Tables: A Chair Affair
Glassware and Accent Pieces: RW Events
Outdoor Reception Linens: BBJ Linen
Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Menswear: Absolutely Fitting
Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Real Event} Event Industry Marketing by BeatCreative: Office Grand Opening

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Above, on the right, with A Chair Affair’s Sharon and Ann and BeatCreative Marketing’s Michelle.

Below, goofing off with Michelle.

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Last month we had the pleasure of creating designs for the Event Industry Marketing by BeatCreative’s ribbon cutting ceremony. Christy from Anna Christine Events coordinated this exciting office grand opening event for our friend and colleague, Michelle. Bright, cheerful pops of hot pink and orange were included in every aspect of this event from the invitations to the delicious dessert table.

As a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony, guests took turns signing the ribbon before Michelle cut it in half with her giant scissors. To add to the excitement, confetti cannons filled with orange and pink paper shot into the sky and guests released balloons into the wind. The remainder of the event was spent socializing, and enjoying the amazing catering, like the nitrogen ice cream food truck from Three 2 Oh!

The invitation was the first design we created for Michelle, and became the theme for me to use on the additional paper goods. We were sure to include the “B” logo on all of the stationery because branding is particularly important to this client! Descriptive menu cards were placed on the dessert, food, and drink tables. Foodie Catering provided gourmet watermelon salad, chicken tacos, and Asian meatballs; while Two Sweets Bake Shop and Party Flavors delivered sweet treats for the dessert table.

Thank you to all of the amazing event sponsors for creating an amazing event:

Coordination: Christy Subler of Anna Christine Events

Lighting, Confetti Canons, Drape, and DJ: Standing Ovation Entertainment

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

Floral: Lee James Floral Designs

Chiavari chairs and tables: A Chair Affair, Inc.

Food: Foodie Catering

Balloon designs: The Balloon Connection

Nitrogen ice cream truck: Three 2 Oh

Dessert and candy buffet: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Living Table: Live Art By Julie

Photographer: Bumby Photography, LLC

Videography: Brandon Kari Art and Productions

Linens: Over The Top Rental Linens

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio, LLC

{Real Wedding} Amanda and Brett's Backyard "Farmer's Market" Wedding

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Amanda and Brett’s rustic March wedding was beautifully charming! The bride and groom said “I Do” at Amanda’s parents’ Winter Park home, which was transformed into a dream garden.  Amanda had a fantastic vision of creating a “farmer’s market” in the backyard of her childhood home.  When the utterly amazing Christy Subler of Anna Christine Events started explaining their concept and the plan for their wedding day, I don’t think I could have been more excited!  Amanda wanted to spotlight natural goodness of all kinds, from earth-grown goodies to the little creatures that you find hanging around gardens, like birds, caterpillars, snails, and grasshoppers (we even had a conversation about earthworms!).  All of the paper goods that we created for their wedding were loaded with botanical-style fruits and vegetables.

Anna Christine Events designed Amanda’s outdoor wonderland to be “straight from the farmers’ market” using wooden baskets, mason jars and tin pails filled with a bright assortment of flowers. The incredible florals, including bird-cage garden centerpieces bursting with lush English garden roses, succulents, and colorful flowers, and moss-covered risers were created by Flowers by Lesley.  Lesley always blows us away!

We started at the very beginning with Amanda and Brett by designing their postcard-style save-the-dates with engagement photo (shot in a vegetable garden, no less!) by Sarah Bray Photography and featuring delicious-looking strawberries.  Their custom pocketfold wedding invitation followed many months later, and was printed on a speckled creamy paper paired with custom moss-green lattice and featuring a folder of dark brown woodgrain-embossed paper.  My favorite part of Amanda and Brett’s invitation?  It’s a tie between the row of lettuces on their information panel and the mushrooms on their response postcard!

At the wedding we created a directional sign leading guests from the valet drop to the ceremony, and an aisle sign (“Love grows here”).  Guests were then handed gorgeous wedding programs framed with luscious flowers, fruits, and veggies, and introducing some garden creatures–snails, crickets, and sparrows!  After the ceremony, guests were directed to their tables with our seed-packet escort cards: kraft brown envelopes printed on the front with the name and artwork of a fruit, vegetable, or flower that designated their table assignment, and containing real packets of seeds inside.  The artwork for this display was time-consuming and challenging, but the payoff was huge!

Mini bright blue baskets of fresh strawberries awaited guests at their seats with favor tags thanking them “berry much” for attending.  The showstopper of our paper goods, I believe, was brainchild of Anna Christine Events. They asked us to create menu placemats containing Amanda and Brett’s vegan and vegetarian buffet station descriptions.  Arthur’s Catering pulled out all the stops with four (yes, four)  vegan/vegetarian stations: Tex-Mex, Indian, Italian, and Asian.  (Hilarious aside: Amanda’s dad jokingly threatened to hire a hot dog cart to appease the meat-eaters in attendance!).  And in true backyard-wedding style, Amanda, her mom, and other family members created a crazy-huge dessert display filled with 18 types of cakes, truffles, cupcakes, and cookies, with a crowning centerpiece of a vegan wedding cake by Baby Cakes.  We happily created the dessert buffet tags for this amazing display, as well as a pennant banner inviting guests to visit the treats tent, and other vignette signage (Amanda’s dad had a Cigar Grotto – another spectacular personal touch).

We fell in love with absolutely every detail from Amanda and Brett’s wedding, and it was a great honor to be a part of this incredible day.  We greatly enjoyed getting to know this couple!  Here’s their list of truly amazing vendors:

Venue: Bride’s parents’ home, Winter Park, FL

Coordinator: Christy Subler with Anna Christine Events

Catering: Arthur’s

Wedding Cake and desserts: Baby Cakes, bride and bride’s mother

Flowers: Flowers by Lesley

Stationery, invitations, and paper goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Photographer: Sarah Bray Photography

Videographer: Key Moment Films

Tables, Chairs and Linens: A Chair Affair

Ceremony Music: Shannon Caine

DJ: Fred Robertson

Photobooth: Click! Photobooth and Specialty Photography

Bride’s Dress: Stella York, from Carolyn Allen Bridal 

Hair and Makeup: Jennifer Cohen, Istudio, College Park (hair),  Tabitha, M3Makeup

 

{Real Event} FFGC Impressionist Garden Open House

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That’s me, on the right!

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We recently had the opportunity to sponsor the paper goods for the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs open house. We worked with a fabulous team of vendors to produce a garden-fresh event inspired by the colorful works of Monet.  Lee Forest Design created stunning arrangements that looked as if they were created by the painter, and some of the famous pieces of art even decorated the cake! The event was perfectly planned and coordinated by Anna Christine Events and Bumby Photography, as always, did an outstanding job capturing all of the details of this floral-filled evening.

Our menus and place cards for the display table were backed with fresh garden green stock and printed with lavender ink. Garlands of purple flowers framed all of our paper goods. In addition to the display table pieces, we created the graphic for the e-vite, food and beverage signage, a sign listing the sponsors, and coordinating rack cards for FFGC.

Enjoy the film by Seltzer Films to get the full picture of the open house: http://vimeo.com/96450445

Thank you to all the event professionals involved for making this such an enjoyable and beautiful event!

Venue: Florida Federation of Garden Clubs

Planning and Coordination: Anna Christine Events

Photography: Bumby Photography

Floral: Lee Forrest Design

Rentals: Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals

Cake: Cut the Cake

Catering: John Michael Weddings & Special Events

DJ/Sound: Our DJ Rocks

Linens: Over the Top Linens

Videography: Seltzer Films

Publicity: Perfect Wedding Guide

Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Real Wedding} Alana and Jonathan's Whimsical Wedding

Sandra Johnson Photography, Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Brandy and Beau Photography, Rosen Shingle Creek, FL Southern College, Dogwood Blossom Stationery, Escort Cards

Alana and Jonathan shared a magical day planned by Anna Christine Events. The couple was married at Florida Southern College to honor the school where they met and fell in love. Their ceremony was followed by a brunch reception, and then they had a second reception later that night! Their Alice in Wonderland-inspired reception that evening at Rosen Shingle Creek was filled with with whimsical stationery and decor. We had the pleasure of designing all of the day-of stationery based on the invitation design by Invitations by Design. Brandy and Beau Photography and Sandra Johnson Photography captured beautiful images from the event.

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Flowers by Lesley designed stunning centerpieces with with petal rich florals in all shades of pink. Premier Party Rentals and A Chair Affair provided the rentals for this event including chairs, chargers, and linens.

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It’s Tasty Too and Rosen Shingle Creek provided the dessert bar, cake, and delicious food for the reception. Our stationery made appearances on all of the dessert bar’s candied treats.

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We were also honored to have this wedding featured in Beautiful Bride Magazine!

We’d like to wish a warm congratulations to Alana and Jonathan. Thank you to all of these wonderful vendors:

Ceremony Venue:  FL Southern College

Reception Venue: Rosen Shingle Creek

Day-of Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Photography:  Brandy & Beau  / Sandra Johnson Photography

Videography:  Key Moment Films

Planner: Anna Christine Events

Floral:  Flowers by Lesley

Officiant:  Sensational Ceremonies

Rentals:  A Chair Affair  /  Premier Party Rentals

Cake:  It’s Tasty Too  / Rosen Shingle Creek

Dress:  David’s Bridal  / White House Black Market

Invitations:  Invitations By Design

{Real Wedding} Toshia and Jason's Warm Winter Wedding

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Toshia and Jason’s wedding was inspired by the warmth that comes along with the chilly winter months. Anna Christine Events planned this Rosen Shingle Creek wedding; we love how this wedding was styled to reflect a “warm and cozy” winter rather than a winter wonderland filled with snowy crystal details. The interior of Rosen Shingle Creek almost felt like a wooden lodge! A special thanks goes to Rhodes Studios for the beautiful images.

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Adorable flower girls carried our custom signs to announce the bride’s walk down the aisle.

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Toshia looked flawless in her gown by Melissa Sweet for David’s Bridal and hair and makeup by The Makeover MavenFlowers By Lesley provided wonderful floral and decor including baby’s breath, pinecones, river rocks, and wood.

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The tablscapes featured warm candles, setting the mood for the evening. Our escort cards were designed with images of fun aspects of the wintertime, like mittens, moose, snowflakes, sleds, and hot cocoa. We also created a custom mad-lib on the back of the dinner menus for Toshia and Jason’s guests to fill out as a custom keepsake for the bride and groom. We also made custom signs for the newlyweds’ chair backs to let everyone know that they belong to each other!

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A-List DJ Entertainment provided great music for the night, keeping the guests on their feet! Toshia and Jason’s sendoff was hot, hot, hot, as guests celebrated with brilliant sparklers.

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As always, we are thankful to work with such talented wedding professionals:

 

Venue, Catering, and Cakes: Rosen Shingle Creek

Floral and Decor: Flowers By Lesley

Planner: Anna Christine Events 

Photography: Rhodes Studios

DJ: A-List DJ Entertainment

Invitations: Invitations By Design

Day-of Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Hair & Makeup: The Makeover Maven

Gown: Melissa Sweet for David’s Bridal

{Inspiration} Modern Purple and Green Wedding

Out with the old and in with the new! This green and purple inspired photo shoot at Mission Inn Resort was a modern oasis of bright colors and even bolder prints. Wings of Glory Photography once again did an outstanding job capturing every detail from the baroque prints to the whimsical centerpieces and everything in between. Anna Christine Events coordinated the look to keep it fun, funky, and utterly breathtaking.

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It all started with a simple white canvas. From there, the possibilities were endless! The tables were adorned with gorgeous purple damask print table runners to contrast the crisp, white linens. Flowers by Lesley created the floral arrangements and adorned each clear hanging loop of the four foot tall centerpieces with a single orchid, creating a grand and whimsical display. Plush throw pillows complimented the space with bold chevron and classic damask prints in eye-catching green and purple hues. Hitched Event Rentals incorporated their striking white throne chairs along with ottomans and acrylic chiavari chairs.

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Creating the stationery for this shoot was perfectly exhilarating! Our stark white invitations sported a pop of color with a compelling green chevron print on the front and splashes of purple damask on the inside.

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Dogwood Blossom Stationery, Wings of Glory, Mission Inn Resort, wedding invitation, purple, green, damask To add that extra personal touch, we included place cards with special memories of every member in the bridal party on the head table. The escort cards embodied the best of both prints and colors.  After all, why choose one when you can have it all?

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The vibrant colors even made their way to the menus. We kept the look modern and precise, being sure to truly indulge in the green chevron print accented by purple text. The menus were accompanied by a sparkling surprise for the guests. Hello Sugar’s fabulous edible glitter-coated, cake-filled Disco Ball favors left everyone beaming with wonder. Trust me, they were just as delicious as they looked! Wendy Woo Cakes was sure to add to the sweet factor with a cake too spectacular to put into words.

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Participating in this shoot was absolutely delightful and refreshing. Being able to work with such inspiring and skilled vendors is always an honor. Key Moment Films lets all of the magic unfold with this beautiful video, enjoy! http://vimeo.com/50002105

Photographer: Wings of Glory Photography

Reception Venue: Mission Inn Resort & Club

Planning & Styling: Anna Christine Events 

Invitations & Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Cinematography:  Key Moment Films

Flowers & Decor: Flowers by Lesley

Cake: Wendy Woo Cakes

Favors: Hello Sugar

Rentals: Hitched Event Rentals

Hair & Makeup: Marigold Scott On Location Hair & Makeup

Bridal Salon: L.A. Bridal Boutique

Specialty Backdrop: Click! Photobooth