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I am SO excited to final share these images from Birds of a Feather with you!!!!  Holy cow!  This wedding was gorgeous!  First of all, the Bride’s family home is pretty much my dream abode and styled to perfection!  I felt so lucky to be able to design a wedding around such a stunning space.  Then there’s the couple – Emily and Dan – who are straight out of a movie…so stunning and their bohemian, Mallorca-meets-Morocco-meets-Mexico vision swept me off my feet.  I love that they wanted to incorporate so many traditions and rituals from different parts of their history and varied cultures.  It made for one of the most memorable and authentic ceremonies I’ve ever seen.  The day was beyond beautiful and with Flashdance’s DJ Gary Ames at the dance floor helm the night was pretty rad too!  Of course, my favorite gals at Whoa Nelly brought their culinary craftiness to the table and put together a family-style menu to-die-for!!!  Talk about a dream team!  See more on Style Me Pretty

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Photography: Rebecca Fishman For Birds Of A Feather | Videography: Tower Films | Event Design: Sweet Emilia Jane | Floral Design: Sweet Emilia Jane | Wedding Dress: Les Habitudes | Cake: Whoa Nelly | Invitations: Brenda Himmel Stationary | Shoes: Yves Saint Laurent | Rings: Diamond Center | Catering: Whoa Nelly | DJ: Gary Ames Of The Flashdance | Groom’s Attire: Barneys New York | Backyard: Family Home | Hair/Makeup: Christine Craven | Music: Debois Entertainment | Paper Goods: Sweet Emilia Jane | Projector/Screen: Adroit Sound And Entertainment | Rentals: Town And Country | Transportation: Corporate Coach Charters | Valet: Star-Lite Parking Services

A couple of months ago we celebrated some of our favorite colleagues in the event planning industry with an intimate, super fun Wine and Cheese Social at The Fig House.  The Little Branch brought the magic floral touch that they are known for with these GORGEOUS tropical arrangements that were perfect for the space.  I love the little marble trays we made for each of the centerpieces and the hand-dyed cocktail napkins.  Of course, life isn’t complete until you’ve had a divine cheese creation from Room Forty!  Big THANKS to Ashley Kelemen for hanging out with us and snapping some stellar pics!

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And how rad are the invites that Papermade Design created for us!

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Venue: The Fig House; Coordination and Design: Sweet Emilia Jane; Cheese and Wine: Room Forty; Florals: The Little Branch; Invitations: Papermade Design

I don’t like to play favorites but Jenn and Stephen are definitely up there in the list of most awesome clients ever.  Funny, smart, kind, creative…these two have it all and their wedding was hands-down the most epic dance party ever.  I loved all the details we created for them – their greenery-covered chuppah, the lace bar backdrop, the custom table runners.  We also had a dream team of vendors –  My Floral Bliss,  SEP Entertainment and Lighting and, of course,  The Why We Love.  Their video is amazing….check it out below!  And see even more photos on Ruffled!

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Stephen + Jenn | Huron Substation | Super 8 Wedding Film from The Why We Love on Vimeo.

Wedding Location: Los Angeles, CA / Photographers: Zaugh Photography and Lauri Lannan / Event Planner and Designer: Sweet Emilia Jane / Floral Design: My Floral Bliss / Venue: The Huron Substation / Wedding Dress: Amanda Wakeleyvia The White Dress / Wedding Shoes: Chloe / Hairpieces: Renee Pawele Bride / Hair and Makeup: 10.11 Makeup / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J. Crew / Groom’s Suit: Klein, Epstein, & Parker / Wedding Caterer: Huntington/ Wedding Cake: friend, Alix Hester / Lighting: SEP Entertainment and Lighting / DJ: Brett Mullins / Band:Dustbowl Revival / Wedding Invitations and Paper Goods: Love vs. Design / Cinematography: The Why We Love/ Photo Booth: Robert Beckwith

 

We had such a blast at The Cream Event this year….I think it might have been the best one so far and I’m not just saying that because I was lucky enough to be a part of it!  And I was lucky enough to get paired with the most phenomenal partner – Miss Alise of Sweet Marie Designs.  Working with this girl was a dream and she is, without a doubt, a floral goddess!

Thank you One Love Photography for capturing all of these details!!!  See more on Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake and Grey Likes Weddings!

Also, thanks to The Hostess Haven for letting me borrow the fabulous flatware!  Might be my favorite part!

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  • RJ Carbone - April 17, 2014 - 12:48 pm

    Loved the predominate use of greens in the archway. Really gave the entire scene a very refined and elegant feel. Great pictures!ReplyCancel

Leigh and Ben are two of the coolest, smartest, funniest couples I’ve ever met and their Marvimon wedding was a true reflection of this rad duo.  With  the dreamiest of vendor dream teams – Birds Of A Feather PhotographyThe Little BranchRoomforty – this was a wedding for the history books.  Killer music, great food, nummy cocktails, oodles of details and a cutest of couples equals wedding magic!  See even more on Style Me Pretty!

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Photography: Jen Lauren Grant From Birds Of A Feather Photography | Wedding Dress: JLM Couture | Floral Design: The Little Branch | Bridesmaids Dresses: BCBG Max Azria | Catering: Roomforty | Event Design: Sweet Emilia Jane | Hair: Susie Chhuor | Beverage Service: Pharmacie LA | Ceremony + Reception: Marvimon | Ceremony Musicians: Dustbowl Revival | Getting Ready : Millennium Biltmore Hotel | Makeup: Chantal Huynh | Photobooth: The Magnolia Photo Booth Co. | Reception Band: Val And Her Lovers | Rentals:Town And Country

  • emily - March 18, 2014 - 8:55 pm

    I love everything about this wedding! The shades of green & aqua with all that gold? Just perfection! Lovely work.ReplyCancel

Last October we were so privileged to be a part of a day that can only be described as pure magic.  The Darlington House set the most romantic scene for this Refined Bohemian soiree.  The bride and groom are not only totally gorgeous, stylish and creative but also so in love and sweet.  We couldn’t have asked for a dreamier client.  They were open to our less traditional ideas like covering the existing arch with Bougainvillea, using Noah Bells for escort cards and vintage matchbooks – something they collect- for the guest book which guests then placed in cigar boxes.  Everything from the linens to the flowers to Michelle’s fantastic long-sleeved, lace gown helped create the ideal elegant, chic and insanely fun wedding.   Jill Thomas, a photographer I have admired and loved for years, captured every moment, every detail with total perfection.

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See even more at 100 Layer Cake!

Photographer: Jill Thomas / Event & Floral Design: Sweet Emilia Jane / Event Coordination: Amanda McPhail from Creative Affairs / Venue: The Darlington House / Hair & Makeup: Carmen Tafoyam & Sarah Davis at Hyde Edwards Salon / Invitation Designer: The bride & groom / Cakes: Cake / Catering:Coast Catering by Barry Layne / Rentals: Crown Rentals / Band: The Wheelers with Lady Dottie / Bride’s Dress & Veil: Temperley London / Shoes: Valentino / Groom’s Suit: J. Crew / Shoes: Crockett and Jones / Bridesmaid Dresses: Alice by Temperley

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  Any big romantic plans out there?  I’m dreaming of jet-setting to some warm, tropical place and hanging out on a hammock with a cocktail or two.  Probably not going to happen but a girl can dream, right?  Most likely I’ll be sitting at home on the couch catching up on True Detective!  So romantic!

This table we designed with The Little Branch a couple of years ago for the Utterly Engaged party Fizz and Frills always makes me think of Valentine’s Day and a sweet dinner for two with girly, pink details balanced out by the black and white graphics.  I love the floral details that were hand-painted for us and used throughout and the little touch of glitzy glam!

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