Vintage Parisian Wedding Inspiration- Saddlerock Ranch

{Parisian Wedding Inspiration}

This Vintage Parisian Wedding style shoot was set at the beautiful Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Canyons. We were lucky enough to work with a very talented group of vendors to put together this romantic affair.

To see our full feature and even more photos check out Adorn Magazine.

Paris is one of those places that is filled with beauty and romance around every corner. Kimberly Paolone of K. Rae Events was the perfect person to design this style shoot. She chose all the right elements to create that magical feeling of Paris.

Our inspiration for this shoot led to beautiful and playful floral arrangements with peach and coral flowers accented by lush, dark greens. These arrangements and all of todays images were artfully captured by Valerie Tabor Smith.

We fell in love with the whimsical treats created by Frost It Cupcakery.  The whimsical macaron cake tower, which was made of eclairs and tarts, provided for a very French dessert bar.

Pretty Vintage Rentals brought all the inspiration together with their darling rentals which included a vintage blue bicycle. The sweetheart table was also adorned with their charming mismatched china.

We couldn’t be more excited to have worked with such a great group of people to put together this vintage Parisian shoot.

Photographer:Valerie Tabor Smith | Hair:Mandy Mateko  | Makeup:Rachel Hollon | Wedding Gown:Modern Trousseau | Baker:Frost It Cupcakery| Rentals:Pretty Vintage Rentals | Wedding Venue:Saddlerock Ranch| Design:K Rae Events| Flowers: Unique Floral Designs | Wedding Blog Feature: Adorn Magazine

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Quail Ranch Estate Style Shoot

{Lush California Ranch Style Shoot}

Quail Ranch provides a picturesque and classic California setting and is the ideal location for your next event. This 70-acre working avocado and citrus ranch features a natural landscape and unique backdrop with 200 year old oak trees and gracious star pines. The estate home built in the 1930’s is of classic Spanish Revival architecture, adding charm and beauty to the property. A hidden gem on the hill, Quail Ranch provides an intimacy and rustic elegance that is a unique and authentic California experience. A short drive through the beautiful Tierra Rejada Valley from the west, the ranch is well situated between Los Angeles and Ventura.

To see more of this wedding check out our features on Wedding Wire and The Frosted Petticoat.

The design for our stylized shoot was a collaboration of ideas from Heather Wismann & Laurie Comeaux of Unique Floral Designs and Andrew Evans of Party Pleasers, to enhance and showcase this stunning venue. The beautiful peach and cream flowers by Unique Floral Designs were designed to create a lush garden feel with whimsical touches, including the silvertree leaves as napkin rings.

Foliage used was of similar type that grows on the property. The furnishings selected for both style and comfort complimented the landscape. Lace linens and wood chargers mixed beautifully with the crystal goblets on the feast table.

The mix of upholstered chairs and benches with vintage wood chairs added a fun and comfortable ceremony area. The vintage wrought arch perfectly framed our bride and groom.

The delicious hors d’euvres were  created and artfully displayed by Command Performance Catering. To compliment the food, Magnavino Cellars provided their award winning wines which paired deliciously.

Alyssa looked stunning in a soft blush custom wedding gown by Elizabeth Mackenzie. The dress was hand crafted to compliment Alyssa’s figure and unique style. The cascading layers of skirt moved playfully while she walked down the aisle. Rose sequins caught the afternoon light and hid an elegant low cut back.

The models hair and make up by Jana and Co. Hair and Makeup perfectly enhanced the complete look.

The Michael Kors tuxedo from Friar Tux gave our groom the classic elegant look you would expect.

The wedding cake by Skiffs Cakes looked elegant with the intricate lace patterns on each delicious layer.

Every detail was captured by the discerning eye of Kimberlee Miller Photography using the natural light and beautiful landscape of this extraordinary venue.

Additional details to enhance the look came from

Signs by Good Obsessions

Invitations and Escort Cards by Pomegranate Basket

Photographer:Kimberlee Miller Photography |  Tuxedo:Friar Tux | Hair andMakeup:Jana and Co. Hair and Makeup  | Wedding Gown:Elizabeth Mackenzie | Catering:Command Performance Catering | Wine:Magnavino Cellars | Baker:Skiffs Cakes| Rentals:Party Pleasers | Wedding Venue: Quail Ranch | Stationery:Pomegranate Basket | Flowers: Unique Floral Designs | Wedding Blog Feature: Wedding Wire


Rustic Inspiration Shoot at Saddlerock Ranch

{Upscale Rustic Elegance}

When we were asked to design the flowers for this wedding styled shoot at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu (one of our favorite venues), we couldn’t have been more excited. Working with an amazing collaboration of vendors in the scenic vineyard landscape of Saddlerock Ranch made for one purely gorgeous affair. SO GORGEOUS, in fact, that it was featured in the ultimate wedding blog, Style Me Pretty. To see the amazing blog write-up in all of its detail, click here!  The styled shoot of rustic meets elegance was beautifully designed by ENCORE | Leslie Kaplan Event Design, and was captured with the stunning photography of Valerie Tabor Smith.

The inspiration behind this shoot was that of a European countryside wedding, so needless to say designing the flowers was just too much fun. For the rustic | romantic | elegant feel of this shoot, the florals we used included café oaulait dahlias, Juliet garden roses, white veronica, silver dusty miller, and faith roses. In the larger designs we also included antique hygrangeas & white delphinium to embellish the style and capture the romance of it all.

Thank you, again, to the dream team of wonderful vendors for allowing us the honor of beautifying this shoot with our Unique Floral Designs. xo

Photographer: Valerie Tabor Smith | Coordinator: ENCORE | Leslie Kaplan Event Design | Lighting: Pacific Event Lighting | Linens: Designer Specialty Linens | Baker: Sweet Arleen’s | Rentals: {Found} Vintage Rentals | Wedding Venue: Saddlerock – Le Chateau, Malibu | Stationery: Bliss and Bone | Flowers: Unique Floral Designs | Wedding Blog Feature: Style Me Pretty


A Wondrous Wedding at the Santa Barbara Zoo

{Rustic Garden Wedding at Santa Barbara Zoo} 

When we were approached by Ally and Jim to design the floral arrangements for their wedding at the Santa Barbara Zoo, we couldn’t have been more thrilled.  It was such a joy to work with this charming couple, and it was so much fun to infuse a rustic garden style into an already lush and wondrous property.

The floral designs were made up of a fun and eclectic mix of flowers, from peonies and garden roses, to kale greens, hydrangeas and dahlias.

Overlooking the ocean, the ceremony took place beneath a bamboo arbor that was decorated beautifully with flowers and draping white fabric. The aisle was lined sweetly with flower arrangements in mason jars, eloquently hung with twine on Sheppard’s hooks.

The centerpieces varied in sizes as well as containers.  Some were high-low arrangements in vintage bottles, while others were in wooden boxes or aqua vintage jars. The bouquets were wrapped with twine, which created a subtle yet lovely rustic feel.

With additional accents of burlap, hanging paper lanterns, and various vintage décor, this rustic garden wedding became an unforgettable and beautiful new breed at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

Triunfo Creek Vineyards Wedding

{Farm House Florals, Rustic Charm}

Triunfo Creek Vineyards is a hidden treasure set in the beauty of the Santa Monica mountains and Malibu Valleys. The property is a private residence and ranch, and we had the opportunity to attend their Open House. The Farm House and surrounding area is breathtaking, and we are delighted to share with you the rustic charm experience. Thank you to Becca Rillo Photography for bringing the beauty and character of this location to life. With food & beverages provided by Command Performance Catering, and rentals from Party Pleasers this wedding was overall perfection.

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Vintage Arch from Party Pleasers

Vintage Arch from Party Pleasers

Winter Wedding Flowers at Camarillo Ranch House

{Camarillo Ranch House Winter Wedding} 

An outdoor ceremony made possible by the December weather in Southern California. Laurie and Heather of Unique Floral Designs used ivory & blush flowers with accents of holiday greens and pinecones. The only exception to the flower color was the bride’s bouquet of deep burgundy flowers with accent of blush. The Gazebo was decorated with large rustic planters that were reused at the Sweetheart table during the reception inside the barn. The centerpieces used the same ivory and blush blooms in varying containers, birch vase, vintage bottles and mason jars. The flower decor was accented with crystal candelabras, hurricanes and pinecones. The effect was a rustic, romantic style that perfectly suited Camarillo Ranch House and the happy bride & groom.

{Photographer: Photography by Charise | Flowers: Unique Floral Designs | Event Coordination: Heather Wismann | Music: DJFX Kris Bunya}