Last year we met Will & Helene at Laura & Janna’s wedding at Historic Londontown and Gardens. When Helene contacted us to travel to California for their intimate backyard wedding we were super excited and jumped at the chance for another destination wedding!

Everything was overwhelmingly gorgeous and meticulously planned. The air smelled like sunshine with wafting lavender, pine, rosemary, and sage surrounding her parent’s garden. The bridal party wore white and had bouquets full of hydrangeas, thistle, and roses with greenery. A custom willow archway framed them as they said vows and exchanged rings with their adorable St. Bernard by their sides.

After the ceremony guests enjoyed cocktail hour and took polaroids for a guest book. The backyard switched to a romantic reception with long farm tables set with white tableware, glasses, and eucalyptus down the middle. Speeches were given as the sun set over the hills and the reception ramped up with dancing under string lights and colorful spotlights. It was a gorgeous day and we were so honored to be there to celebrate with their friends and family!

Thanks to all the amazing wedding professionals that made this event so flawless!

Wedding Coordinator - Cotton and Oak

Band - Pop Fiction

Caterer - Melons

Floral - Ladera Garden

Wedding Gown - Anthropologie

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