Congrats! You got a ring. You have now been promoted to CEO and head hostess of a minor non-profit organization called ‘My Wedding Day’. If leadership is new to you, this is your crash course. Warning: it’s a rollercoaster of emotion!

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I am the type A who has always had a plan for my life, and I create more plans within that plan. However, after 10 years in the wedding industry, having seen a wide range of styles and having realistic expectations for the wedding planning process, I was not as certain of what I wanted for our wedding. I had just as many uncertain decisions as anyone else. I was NOT expecting all of the comments that came flooding in: “Wow, You’ve seen so many weddings! I can’t wait to see what yours looks like! It’s probably going to be the wedding of the century!”  Cue the sound of a balloon being robbed of its helium.  My excitement quickly gave way to expectations demanding the best wedding anyone had ever seen. And my fears of disappointment and failure went into overdrive. I didn’t have the budget for such an incredible trend-setting wedding. Enter Bridezilla! It took a few months, and more than a few stressed out discussions with Luke before I finally began to rein in my expectations, get my priorities straight, and learn to be happy with the wedding we were planning.

I see this all the time with new brides. We’re bombarded with expectations and pressure for that perfect wedding. We’ve all seen the movies about little girls planning their weddings the moment they discover what a wedding is. We’re confronted with wedding magazines in the supermarket. The pressure is especially strong in Southern California, where image is everything. And then there’s the worst offender… Pinterest. Before the ring—or even before the man—girls have Pinterest boards planning their big day. (Some even go so far to marry themselves, just so they can have their dream wedding. Seriously!?) So we rummage through millions of pins, imagining them for ourselves and feeding this expectation of what our day will look like. If our groom (like Luke) wants to be involved and help make decisions, we approach him with bouncing excitement over the amazing pins we’ve found. Of course he’s going to love everything we love, right? Not always. We just spent hours and hours pinning, only to find that he had something completely different in mind. We fight the urge to get mad, storm off, and tell him, “Too bad! It’s the bride’s day anyways!”elegant romantic wedding at Miramonte Resort and Spa. wedding rings, invitation, bride and groom photos, romantic wedding photography, palm springs wedding photographer, reception decor, centerpieces, cocktail decor, menu, table setting, wedding signs, escort cards, candles, lanterns,

Well, if you haven’t figured it out yet, it’s not just the bride’s day. It’s also the groom’s day, the parents’ day, the flower girls’ day, and so forth. (But those are coming in parts 2 & 3 of this series.) The most important focus is on the couple.  This day is about the marriage of a bride AND groom, and celebrating who they are together.

Luke likes to mention to couples that the engagement season is a special time to kill two birds with one stone. You get to plan your wedding and work on your communication skills at the same time.  Now begin the wonderful lessons in communication and compromise that will carry through to the rest of marriage. It’s a time of peak excitement about this new chapter in your lives. But it is also a time of peak stress, too much unsolicited advice, and not enough sleep. (Didn’t I say it was like raising children?)

Finally, a compromised vision begins to form. It’s time to begin pricing it all out within in a realistic budget. And then there’s the slap in the face—sticker shock. Once again, deflated expectations. [Industry secret: half of the ideas you see on Pinterest and in magazines come from planned style shoots. They use models and the best of what the vendors can offer, hoping to entice you to the highest dollar. Not all of them are real weddings with tight schedules and moderate budgets.]

With slouching shoulders and hanging heads, we go right back to Pinterest for those DIY alternatives. Our hopes begin to lift as the DIY projects look super cute, and we can totally make this work! But these ideas are all by those super crafty people without a full time job or other responsibilities. Can we really make ALL of this happen? Do we have the time? It looks easy enough, but it never is. And the material costs add up to FAR more than they should have! Time is starting to run out and we’re only 10% done. And we’re back in panic mode again.

AHH!! Being engaged and planning a wedding was supposed to be fun! What went wrong?! Unchecked, uncommunicated, and unrealistic expectations. Is there anything that came be done to avoid the rollercoaster of disappointment and heartache?

 

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Yes, there is. As a couple, before anything else, hash out the questions below until you come to an agreement. If you can do this, it will become your wedding mission statement and a filter for all your wedding decisions. Filtering decisions helps to make them easier and ultimately helps to create a unified vision and execution for your wedding plans. You may need to make some adjustments along the way, but as long as the two of you communicate and come to an agreement, it will be fine.

  1. Identify your priorities or values for your wedding day: Is it having Pinterest-ready pictures? Is it the open bar to keep friends happy and on the dance floor? Is it the overall guest experience? How about the ceremony: Is it quick and funny? Do you want the depth and seriousness of your vows to be conveyed?
  2. Describe your wedding style: If both of you close your eyes, envision your dream wedding, and describe it in 5 adjectives or less, are there any that you share or differ? How can you come together on your expectations? Filter your decisions through these adjectives.
  3. Make sure to communicate this with ALL major players involved. Taking this initiative will help to block out the unsolicited advice, and it will help you stay focused on what you agreed upon.

 

And at the end of each day, Remember…. Yes, it is a big special day that you will look back on the rest of your life, so it’s ok to do a little more. But it’s still only 1 day and it’s the marriage that matters most. The engagement and wedding day are just the catalysts and public declarations of love and commitment. Forever begins the next morning. You will live with the financial decisions you have made, the words you have spoken, and the relationships you have formed. So take care of them now. The relationships are the highest priorities!

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For months we’d been looking forward to Gavan and Ashley’s wedding with more excitement than usual.  We love to travel anywhere, but if it’s for a destination wedding in beautiful Monterey, California, count us in.  Even better—Gavan’s brother, Will, is one of our closest friends, and a handful of our favorite people would be there!  Will, along his wife, Bekka, and daughter, Evelyn were all in the wedding party. We drove up with our awesome friend, Natalie, who was helping with cake and cupcakes baked by our other awesome friend, Kristen.  What could be better?!  This wedding was poised to be a culmination of anticipation for us, but it was bound to be an even more resounding exclamation point for Gavan and Ashley.Laguna Beach, Orange County photographer, Laguna Beach weddings, creative engagement portraits, engagement session, Crescent Bay Beach, couple, beach pictures, piggy back ride, beach portraits, beach engagement session, posing

Ashley Merchak and Gavan Young met in college.  On the last day before summer break, they discovered that not only would they be returning to the same hometown, but that they had summer jobs at the same place!  Naturally, their school-year friendship blossomed into a hometown bond.  You might think that this would lead straight into a summertime romance.  And you’d be right… if you thought that the romance would begin three years later when Gavan asked Ashley out… and Ashley finally agreed.
Five years after that, they found themselves ring shopping on the day before Ashley’s birthday.  Ashley is the kind of woman that knows exactly what she likes and doesn’t like, so when she found a ring she liked, Gavan didn’t take any chances.  He managed buy the ring right then without her catching on.  He surprised her the next day with a birthday proposal, and a few months later, we were taking engagement photos of them along the shore in Newport Beach and Laguna Beach.  We love their story, and have loved coming to call them friends.

 

Fast forward to April 22, 2017.

Ashley is a meticulous planner and pensive decision maker.  She slaved over every detail of her country club wedding and ballroom reception, and created a natural and simple, yet elegant affair with splashes of blush, maroon, navy, and gold. She designed a top-notch wedding website using theknot.com, featuring full profiles of everyone involved, interactive details, and lots of photos.  Of course we’re always excited about any well-designed platform for our photography.  This wedding was to be a masterpiece of DIY coordination.  Ashley and her minions assembled scores of decorations and set up a fun homemade photo booth.  Gavan’s contractor-guru dad built a handful of pieces including the arbor, the dessert stand, and all the table numbers.  Will brewed the beer.

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We arrived at Corral de Tierra Country Club near Monterey, California the evening before, and we were delighted to discover a lush valley with majestic trees, bridges, and blankets of wildflowers.  The clubhouse featured a stunning vista of the course in the valley below.  Gavan’s childhood home was located conveniently right on the other side of the course.  There, he and the groomsmen learned to fold pocket squares, played pool, shared a toast, and laughed hysterically.  Meanwhile, the ladies were primping and prepping at another nearby vacation rental.  Like the boys, they shared a toast, but with mimosas rather than scotch and clad in matching bridesmaids robes rather than suits.  The scenery made for a nice backdrop, but Ashley stole the show.  She was equal parts feminine softness and sassy glamour in her Essence of Australia blush pink mermaid wedding gown with ruffles and flare.  We knew that when Gavan first saw his bride, he would find his heart full and his vocabulary empty.

Gavan awaited their first look in a picturesque tree-lined meadow.  Ashley tiptoed out to meet him, embracing him from behind, and when he turned to see her, it was as we suspected—he was speechless.  After a few moments oblivious to the the world, we took advantage of this year’s California “superbloom.”  A patch of wildflowers adds romance to any wedding portrait.  The setting only required some light manual upkeep, and Luke was happy to oblige, adding comedy to the romance, dragging away some unwanted fallen branches.  Gavan added even more romance (and maybe a little more comedy) lifting his bride and carrying her across the uneven ground.  But who can argue with the result?  The atmosphere of romantic fun was perfect.

So was the ceremony.  DIY signs and programs welcomed guests as they took their seats on a terrace overlooking the valley and awaited the big moment.  Fresh flower petals lined the aisle.  The arbor, built by Gavan’s dad, framed the landscape perfectly and featured a gleaming chandelier.  The bridal party filed in, followed by Evelyn, who had nailed her flower-girl dress rehearsal the day before, but needed a little extra assistance with so many eyes watching her.  Then all the eyes turned to Ashley, but there was only one onlooker whose eyes mattered.  The expression Gavan had worn during the first look returned to his face when he saw Ashley approaching with her dad.  Their ceremony was officiated by a friend, a reading was shared by Ashley’s sister, and loving affirmation was given by all.

The love and affirmation carried into the reception.  The evening was full of moments of high emotion, both tender and uproarious.  Ashley cherishes a special bond with her dad and siblings.  And as the oldest of four, she is especially close to her younger sister, Laura.  Those bonds were unmistakable during the traditional dances.  Ashley and her dad couldn’t help but sing along to every word of their father daughter dance as they made their way around the dance floor.  Then as Gavan took the floor with his mom, Laura joined Ashley at the sweetheart table.  The sisters shared an almost-secret moment of affection that only they will understand, holding each other close as everyone else watched the mother-son dance.

The generations dance is an oft-overlooked tradition that holds extra significance for us.  We love how it highlights life-long commitment!  Gavan’s maternal grandparents—married for 74 years—stayed on the floor for as long as they could as younger couples trickled away.  Eventually, however, they simply couldn’t dance any longer, and seceded the generation dance title to his paternal grandparents (soon to be celebrating their 62nd anniversary).  But after the song was over and all the other couples had been seated, everyone in the room stood once again to applaud the aged lovebirds and their 74 years of marriage.  Few things are more moving for us than seeing faithful marriage celebrated, and we hope Gavan and Ashley will treasure that memory as fuel for the longevity of their own marriage.

But no reception is complete without some craziness.  Will and the Groomsmen (sounds like a 60s rockabilly group) saw to that with a surprise… uh… performance.  They sat the “lucky” couple down in two chairs on the dance floor and proceeded to dance ludicrously to “Hooked On A Feeling” by Blue Suede, bellowing along with the words.  They certainly succeeded in their goal of causing embarrassment, though it’s unclear who ought to have been more embarrassed; bride and groom or dancing monkeys.  The performance was complete with air-guitar and air-trumpet, as well as each groomsman stepping out for his own solo moment.  It was a memorable end to a memorable night.

So we photographed a destination wedding, exploring new places with some fun people.  But the things we anticipated the most didn’t turn out to be the things we remember the most.  We’ll remember the loving moments shared between friends and family.  A sisterly embrace.  A goofy surprise.  A dance 74 years in the making.  A community full of love.  We hope that Ashley and Gavan can look back on their wedding and remember moments like these.  When the last song has been played and the last cupcake eaten and the last drop of beer consumed, these are the things that make a wedding memorable, and these are the things that make a marriage last.

Congratulations, Ashley and Gavan!

 

Wedding Vendors:

Cake & Cupcake Artist: Kristen Pluhar
Band/DJ: DC Events & Design Dominic (DJ Jonathan)
Makeup Artist  Trish from MAC
Hair Artist  Jessica Balesteri
Bridesmaid Dresses David’s Bridal
Wedding Dress: Essence of Australia
Officiant: Friend, Blake Strait
Rentals: First Impressions,  Suzi Rodriguez
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To be Chosen. To be Loved. To Belong. These are all basic needs that were instilled in each of us when we were created. All needs that were meant to be fulfilled by God and by family. I attended the Women of Faith Conference last year and heard a wonderful testimony from Jen Hatmaker. Her testimony about the adoption of her children is a moving story about unconditional love. They had been foster children in various homes, and always had to worry that their foster parents would send them back because of something they had done.  Every night she had to remind her children that she chose them! They were her children! This was their home. They were never going back to where they came from. These are exactly the same words that God speaks to our hearts, but most of us find them impossible to believe. As Jen told her story, tears rolled down my face. Once again, I heard God’s love for me, but also His desire to take care of these forgotten children who also need to experience His love and support through us. Ephesians 1:5 “His unchanging plan has always been to adopt us into His own family by sending Jesus Christ to die for us. And He did this because he wanted to!”
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First, it was always “When are you going to get married?” Then AT the wedding, “When are you going to start having kids?” Now, I could write an article describing the negative effects and social expectations that result from telling girls and women to get married and have kids right away. But I won’t. These questions used to bother me because I could never see myself as pregnant, giving birth, or taking care of an infant. Don’t get me wrong—babies are cute! I love my friends’ babies. I love photographing newborns. And I’m often complimented that I’m good with babies. But I’m not doing it 24/7.  What I have envisioned is having a toddler or a young child. I’ve envisioned the baseball games and play dates. Teaching them and watching them develop. Sometime after college, I started to feel God’s push, little by little, to consider fostering or adopting children instead of having my own.

When Luke and I became serious enough to have the future family discussion, he knew he wanted a family, but had never seriously considered foster care or adoption. Over the past 5 years, he too has become open and excited about the thought of fostering and/or adopting a child when we are ready. However, neither of us knew much, and we (especially Luke) like to do a lot of research before any big decisions. So I found a few organizations to get involved with in order to start making a difference now, and maybe experience a little bit of the foster care world along the way.

This month we begin working with two non-profit organizations. OC United provides a wide range of outreach services from city-wide clean up initiatives, domestic abuse recovery, homeless initiatives, and their heart and soul, foster care. They provide after-school programs, housing for aged-out youth, and skills workshops. We are incredibly excited for the opportunity to dive in, get to know more and provide awesome media for more fundraising and outreach.
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I’d also like to introduce you to Together We Rise. We will be partnering with them to provide 3 days of family mini sessions. Each mini session will donate a brand new duffel bag—a Sweet Case—to a child in foster care. Many foster children are moved from home to home, and only given a trash bag to transport their valuables.  Being removed from your family is hard enough. Let’s not contribute to the feeling of rejection by forcing them to put the only belongings they have left in a trash bag. We all have an instinctual need to keep possessions of our own. It boosts our dignity and confidence. Joining with Together We Rise allows us boost the dignity and confidence of foster children by helping to provide Sweet Cases for them to stow their keepsakes.  We hope we can be a small part of letting these children know how valued and loved they are.

 

 

 

Let’s work together to provide a duffel bag decorated with love and filled with a teddy bear to hug.
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Allison Ward and Jackson Mollin have a glamorous, fun story ideal for a hollywood screenplay.  Every scene is perfect in its own way and builds on the last unexpectedly.  These two were seemingly pulled from the golden era of sweeping romance and dropped into the setting of a quirky chick flick.  Who knows, with Jackson’s dad in the film industry, you might just see it all unfold on the silver screen someday.

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Just as a quirky romantic comedy should, this story began at a college bar while attending Chico State University.  Jackson, just your average Jewish reggae DJ was hanging out with his boys when he spotted Alli across the room.  What else was he to do but to take a chance on the hottest girl there?  Ali’s first impression was that of any sensible woman; “Who is this guy?”  But she gave him a chance, and almost before they knew it, they were managing a long distance relationship.  After a year of remote dating, they both moved to Marina Del Rey, and began to take things a bit more seriously.  And anyone can tell; when it comes to having fun, Jackson and Alli are serious.  They settled in together, Jackson working as a financial analyst and Alli as a private equity administrator.  Their little pup Mack rounds out a happy family.

You might not expect the average joe who picked up the beauty queen at a bar to turn out to be a well-traveled and refined renaissance man, but that’s where the plot takes an unexpected turn.  The second act sees the quirky fun give way to timeless romance as the proposal takes center stage.  (Gentlemen, you may want to take some notes, because—spoiler alert—Jackson absolutely nails this.)  Jackson planned his proposal for a full year.  He made sure to take Alli on a handful of decoy dates to make sure she didn’t catch on, but in June of 2016, it was time.

Jackson brought Alli and both families to the family vacation home on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.  Alli had been a bit upset with news of other couples getting engaged or married, so Jackson took her for a walk, with their faithful companion Mack trailing behind.  They just happened to be walking along the beach in front of the Kennedy estate—perhaps one of the most iconic and classic locations in the country—and he knew the moment would never be any more perfect.  Jackson proposed to Alli with a ring he had custom made out of Alli’s grandmother’s diamonds.  When the tears had begun to subside and the smiles had only just begun, he led her farther down the beach to meet the whole family for a celebration.

Three-thousand miles later, Jackson and Alli now share an amazing townhouse in Venice Beach, California.  When we met them for their engagement session, it was just another typical, classy, glamourous Wednesday for them.  We arrived early to get our bearings and form some ideas for their engagement session.  But it turned out that all we needed to do was follow Jackson and Alli along in their daily routine.

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We got a tour of their townhouse, and then went down stairs to walk along the Venice Beach canal towards the beach.  Jackson’s parents live in another condo right on the beach, and they make the short half-mile walk almost daily, enjoying the coastal breeze, the conversation, and the companionship with Mack.  There were so many wonderful nooks and crannies that we wouldn’t have discovered without our hosts, and the atmosphere suited their laid back lifestyle perfectly.  When we arrived at Jackson’s parent’s place, we did a quick wardrobe change, and headed across the sand to the surf.  And as they had on Martha’s Vineyard, once again, they walked along the beach together, hand-in-hand.

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As the sun set, we headed back to grab dinner together at a delightful tapas bar just off of the beach.  We discovered that we shared a love for tapas, and we loved the conversation we shared even more.  There are few things more special to us than becoming friends with our clients.

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The final act of their story is scripted to play out on November 11th at Indian Wells Country Club.  Jackson and Alli’s wedding promises to be the culmination of their cinematic romance.  They’ve described their big day to us as an event that will be relaxed and romantic, extravagant and vintage, but above all, inclusive.  Their bridal party consists of over 20 close friends and siblings, so we think ‘inclusive’ is putting it mildly.  But with a story as diverse, fun, and timeless as theirs, we expected nothing less.  We can’t wait to see the perfect end of this chapter and the perfect beginning of their life together.

And we’re sure the happy couple will walk off into the sunset together.  Probably along a beach.  With Mack happily trailing behind.

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Meet The Villas!

If you’ve been following our adventures, then you may have already met Erica Parras and Frnch Villanueva.  No need to engage your spellcheckers, Franchel writes his name shorthand and without a vowel.  In a funny way, that’s somewhat indicative of Erica and Frnch as a couple—together, they’re short and to the point, but unique and whimsical as well.  On March 11, 2017, we were excited to see all of their unique characteristics converging on a wedding day we knew would be one for the ages.

We often ask couples to describe their ideal wedding with a small handful of adjectives.  Erica and Frnch seemed to have a bit of trouble narrowing it down.  As creatives, we understand how difficult it can be to distill all your hopes and dreams into a small set of words.  They wanted a wedding day that was at once romantic and trendy, entertaining and heartfelt, soulful and simple.  Designing an event with that much intimacy that still provides a lot of memorable ‘wow’ factor for family and friends is no small task.  But if you ask us, they pulled it off beautifully.  Their wedding maintained focus on the friends and family that matter most, yet it involved enough elements that were creative, fun, and different to ensure that no one would ever forget it.

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Before long, the quiet desert getaway became a hubbub of makeup application, decor assembly, and small boys trying to put on small suits.  When everyone had arrived, there wasn’t as much time to utilize the grounds like we’d hoped. But with great views wherever we looked, it wasn’t hard making the most of what we had right in front of us.  Erica and Frnch enjoyed a few quiet moments away from the commotion when they saw each other for their First Look.  She was breathtaking in her dress, and he had to try really hard to stay cool.bride, wedding dress, groom, groom attire, groom suit, wedding portraits, couple portraits, Palm Springs wedding, Palm Springs wedding photographer, morongo valley

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We hid Erica away and made our way to the ceremony lawn, nestled into a hill behind the estate.  Ascending the wooden steps, we emerged through the flowered archway to find the guests all settling in for the ceremony and admiring the beautiful surroundings.  Pair-by-pair, the wedding party followed us and took their places on either side of an excited Frnch, still trying to stay cool.  Erica’s twin boys led in with a hand-made “Here comes your bride” sign, and finally Erica and her father stepped through the arch onto the grass and toward her groom.  Their ceremony was full of personal touches and meaningful moments.  Erica’s brother officiated, offering heartfelt sentiments and memories illustrating just how suited they are for one another.  He led them through the vows they had prepared, and they watered a plant together, symbolizing their new life and growth.  When they sealed it all with a kiss, it was a fitting end to a perfect moment.outdoor ceremony, desert wedding, here comes your bride, wedding party, ceremony locations, ceremony venue, wedding venue, Palm Springs wedding, Palm Springs wedding photographer, morongo valley, joshua tree, estate wedding, backyard wedding

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After the applause and the recessional, the guests all made their way down to the patio where an array of hors d’oeuvres were waiting, along with a lemonade stand serving assorted varieties of tequila-infused refreshments, and a photo booth complete with a vibrant homemade backdrop full of quirky knickknacks.  Already, we could smell the mouth-watering aromas wafting from the tacos being made around the corner at the reception lawn.

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But before dinner could be served, we all had to wait for the happy couple’s big entrance.  The wedding party was introduced and began to fill the air with bubbles waiting to great the newlyweds. Erica and Frnch stepped onto the lawn to have their first dance, sung by Erica’s sister. For a moment, though they were watched by two-hundred smiling eyes, there was no one else around.

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As the sun began to slide behind the hills, we seized the opportunity to steal Erica and Frnch away for some twilight portraits overlooking the valley.  Hiking up onto a ridge, it became clear what lengths these two will go to for fun, originality, and romance.  They enjoyed the serenity in the cool evening air, hovering above the lights and the sounds of their party down below.  Amid the chaos of the wedding day—even right in the middle of a reception—this peaceful interlude seemed to last for hours.  We did our best not to disturb them.  Hopefully the memory will be as idyllic for them as it is for us.  It certainly provided us with a chance to capture some breathtaking images.

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But what goes up must come down.  We practically slid back down the hill in the dark and fell straight into a flurry of festivities to end the evening.  They kicked things off with a money bucket race.  Rather than a money dance, they each held a bucket and as their buckets were filled with cash, they stepped forward.  Erica won by a landslide.  Next, all the single ladies had their moment to fight over the bouquet.  And Frnch put on quite the show sliding in to steal his bride’s garter.  But the clear highlight of the reception came last.  In keeping with their fun, romantic, trendy, and heartfelt vision, Erica and Frnch led their guests in a lantern release.  It was simultaneously inspiring and comical.  Lighting the lanterns did not proceed as smoothly as anticipated, as a couple of them caught fire and disintegrated.  Still others were released a tad prematurely, sending a handful of guys out into the desert to catch the low-floating lanterns wafting into people’s cars and saving the dry brush from being lit on fire.  Yet, after the humor and mayhem had passed, there remained a handful of bright lights slowly drifting off into the tranquil distance.  What an incredible metaphor for a wedding full of gleeful commotion punctuated by joyful serenity.

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And then they danced the night away.  Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Villanueva!

 

Wedding Vendors:

Ceremony and Reception Venue: Yester Estate

Day of Coordinator: Friend

Floral: Groom’s Aunt

Hair and Makeup: Friends

Cake & Cupcakes: Pastry Swan

Tacos: Los Tio’s Tacos 760.449.6995

DJ: MixMarkie

Photography: Jennifer Yount Photography

Officiant: Bride’s Brother

 

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