SNEAK PEEK: A COLORFUL WEDDING AT REDONDO BEACH HISTORIC LIBRARY

Romantic and colorful modern multicultural wedding couple share a sweet first look.
 
Sometimes a photographer sends along a sneak peek SO good, it just needs to be shared.
Immediately.

Thank you Jenny Smith & Co. for these gorgeous photos, I’m so excited to see the rest!
But for now…
 
Beautiful bride and bridesmaids in white, peach, and mint saris carrying bold, colorful, and luxurious blooms.
 
How gorgeous are Sammy and her ladies?

I designed their colorful & luxe bouquets with their peach + mint saris in mind, but this joyful capture exceeds all my expectations!
 
Modern Sri Lankan Bride with colorful, luxury bridal bouquet, beautiful hair flowers, and a gorgeous flowing veil.
 
Sammy’s modern Sri Lankan Bridal ensemble is pretty dang perfect too.

I loved creating a modern take on a traditional headpiece and would encourage all my clients to put MORE flowers in their hair, please and thanks! πŸ˜‰
 
The cutest couple exit the church after their colorful wedding!
 
This just-married-full-of-joy photo gets me every time.
But especially when my clients are as fabulous as these two!
 
A private lei exchange on the beach featuring beautiful maile stye ti leaf lei and fragrant tuberose lei.
 
I also really love when my couples fill their wedding days with meaningful aspects of their culture + personality.

Carey’s family has a special connection to Hawaii, and so they chose to do a lei exchange on the beach following their ceremony. We even had the tuberose shipped in from Hawaii because that smell just cannot be imitated.
 
The cutest couple share an intimate moment on the beach for a private lei exchange featuring orchids, ti leaf, & tuberose following their wedding ceremony. The bride wears an ornate yet modern take on a Sri Lankan floral headpiece featuring ranunculus, spray roses, and eucalyptus.
 
Huge congratulations Sammy & Carey!
What an honor & a joy it was to fill your wedding day with beautiful blooms!
 
A joyful + just married couple lead a second line to their wedding reception!
 
Oh! And did I mention they had a brass band for their cocktail hour + a second line?
Truly a couple after my own heart.
 
 
All the Magic Makers:
Photography: Jenny Smith & Co. / Planning: Dearest & Darling Event Planning / Videography: The Byrd Sisters / Band: The Mudbug Brass Band / Hair & Makeup: J Jules Beauty / Lighting: Neptune Lighting & Events / Venue: Redondo Beach Historic Library > / Cake: King’s Hawaiian Bakery / Floral Design: Winston & Main



COLORFUL BACKYARD WEDDING INSPIRATION

Joyous bride laughing with beautiful floral headpiece.
 
This shoot came together in less than 24 hours and it was magic through and through.
All the colorful details were beautifully captured by our pal Victoria Gold Photography.
 
Supermarket cake with lots of festive flowers
 
From this super plain supermarket cake gone glam…
 
Brilliantly colorful bouquet featuring peonies, protea and ranunculus
 
To this lush + colorful bridal bouquet, which features peonies, protea, carnations, and ranunculus.

It’s reeeeeeally time to rethink the carnation hatred, mkay?
 

 
A colorful centerpiece and vintage glassware for a garden party
 
The cutest table for two.
 
Colorful bridal bouquet resting on beautiful pink vintage chair.
 
Redefining sitting pretty. πŸ˜‰
 
Mini pinata with floral crown by Winston & Main.
 
Floral crowns are for everyone.
Seriously, just add flowers. Tiny, adorable flowers.
 
Bright tabletop with cute face vase!
 
Also very into this face vase, ESPECIALLY b/c it comes in 3 different skin tones now.
 
Beautiful bride with colorful floral headpiece and bouquet.
 
All the beauty. All the boug. All the french silk ribbon.
 
Bride at colorful sweetheart table!
 
More sitting pretty.
 
A brightly colored floral garland.
 
Hope you enjoyed this cheery color explosion!
 
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Photography: Victoria Gold Photography / Styling & Accessories: The Blushing Bird / Dress: Jann Marie Bridal / Hair & Makeup: Belle by Brielle / Rentals: Fern and Bone / Mixologists: Cali Craft Cocktails / Floral Design + Styling: Winston & Main



TROPICAL WEDDING INSPIRATION MOOD BOARD

Tropical Wedding inspiration mood board featuring elevated centerpieces, acrylic details, and lots of large tropical leaves!
 

So you wanna throw a thoroughly modern, possibly black-tie tropical shindig?

Keep it simple

Tropical greenery is already SO extra, you really just need to pick a few leaves you like and repeat, repeat, repeat.

Add a Fun + Modern Textural Element

We chose acrylic and incorporated it in the escort cards, signage, ceremony backdrop, and seating.

Go Big

Tropical leaves lend themselves to large installations, big bouquets, and elevated centerpieces.

Color is Optional

Sure tropical fetes are often super colorful affairs, BUT for a more formal and/or minimal look, stick with green or add a single accent color like we did.
 
Tabitha Abercrombie of Winston & Main makes some behind the scenes adjustments to groom's boutonniere before shooting for Tropical Wedding Editorial.
 
And that’s it! Easy peasy. Simple, monochromatic, but never boring!
Bonus points if you dress to match your work! πŸ˜‰
 
I hope this was helpful! Slide into my inbox or hop over to instagram and let me know what flower inspo/advice you’d love to see next!
 
 
Venue: The Modern / Photography: J Wiley Photography / Event + Floral Design, Styling: Winston & Main / Planner & Styling: Moxie Bright Events / Videography: Press Films / Calligraphy: Chasing Linen / Invitation & Chair Signs: Happily Ever Etched / Cake & Desserts: Mwokaji Cakery / Rentals: Borrowed Blu, Classic Party Rentals / Linens: Classic Party Rentals / Hair & Makeup: Betsy diFrancesca / Dress: Bride Boutique LA / Accessories: The Blushing Bird