We absolutely loved being a part of South Coast Plaza‘s Third Annual Stylist Luncheon that my partner Regina Crosby and I designed and styled. Sometimes stylish minds just need to get together for a glamorous event and celebrate the new season and this is exactly what this luncheon was all about! Inspired by Spring in Paris we chose flowers and pieces that were all things feminine, soft, and colorful.


scThank you McCune Photography for shooting this event and for all of these stunning  photos. We absolutely love this super talented husband-and-wife photography duo!

53dE2Qi_pfbiWA6nJTVsaToAHWuA-0qKjFVD5v-16Io,9Rrl0s41smfbaZ1zAC7iYpfxy86g5o1Lx9AsTLS7CUc We used dark botanical undertones to make these bright spring flowers pop!

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flowersBrass Candlesticks were used to create some height variations and this sweet little swan was a fun way to add some whimsy to the decor.


Photography: McCune Photography // Design + Rentals: Archive Rentals // Venue: South Coast Plaza Garden Terrace // Florals: Krista Jon for Archive // Catering: Chef Charlie Palmer




Earlier this week Green Wedding Shoes featured this beautiful shoot from last year with Esoteric Events and Samuel Lippke Studios at Shady Canyon Golf Club. I was so inspired by the amazing designs of easy going nature of Kristin from Esoteric….Such a fun day! :)


Anytime someone reaches out and says they want a palette like this, my heart sings.  Nothing more exciting to me than the contrasts of a blush pink with a dark plum.  I used my favorite garden roses with dahlias and a slew of other fun textures.


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photography: Samuel Lippke // planning + design: Esoteric Events // venue: Shady Canyon Country Golf Club Irvine, California // florals: Krista Jon for Archive // rentals: Archive Rentals // stationery: Bliss and Bone

colourful-vineyard-wedding_17-600x399I couldn’t be more excited to share the first in this two part post on Justin and Chloe’s Wedding at Saddlerock Ranch, recently featured on Weddingbells! This was one of my favorite weddings for so many reasons, one being the opportunity to work again with David Pressman. I love the creative process with him, he is always pushing me just a little bit further to create the unforgettable.  He also always seems to have the coolest most artistic couples that inspire me to my core. Chloe was the sweetest bride to work with.  She was nothing but love and smiles and the time.  Best energy ever.  :)


The florals were a mix of coral amaryllis, garden roses, blush astilbe, peony, frittella, ranunculus, poppies, garden roses, dahlias…the best of the best!!  I really just picked what was the most beautiful for the time of year.  Chloe, and event designer, David Pressman, gave me lots of creative room!


Chloe’s twin sisters are the ladies behind The Beckerman Blog, a popular fashion blog.


Ceremony Seating with Archive’s Natural French Bistro Chairs

For the chuppah I used a seasonal flower called boronia along with garden roses and peony.




Stay tuned for Part 2 with all of the gorgeous details from Chloe and Justin’s al fresco reception.



Wedding designer/planner: David Pressman Events LLC

Photography: Next Exit Photography

Ceremony and reception location: Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

Bridal gown: Prabal Gurung at The Room//Bride’s shoes: Heels by Oscar de la Renta; Flats, Isabel Marant//Bridal party attire: Isabel Marant at TNT and Proenza Schouler at The Room//Groom’s tux: Hugo Boss

Table decor, chairs and chuppah rentals: Archive Rentals

Flowers: Krista Jon for Archive

Hair & makeup: Lou Lou Brady

Invites: Antiquaria Design Studio

Officiant: Rabbi Arthur Rosenberg

String quartet: Andromeda Trio

Andrea + Jeff wed at Stone Manor in Malibu, a perfect setting for their enchanted garden wedding!  Andrea was the sweetest bride.  She made me feel so confident in my designs going into the wedding.  I knew that as long as I worked from my heart she would love it, and she did!


Andrea carried a wild bouquet of sterling roses, lambs ear, black calla lilies and orchids. After learning the bridesmaids dresses were going to all be different shades , I really wanted to see her go with all grey bouquets for her girls….I love the idea of the grey bouquet.


The birch chuppah is one of my favorite items in our inventory. I designed it a few years ago with my father-in-law at the helm, making all my birch bark chuppah dreams come true!  I wanted the bark, not the heavy birch poles…..For Andrea and Jeff’s wedding we used it as an arch as opposed to a full chuppah structure and accented with the Juliet Crystal Chandelier.

For their sweetheart table we designed an array of greenery, vines, black baby calla lilies and more of the brides favorite, antique lavender roses,  inside of a terrarium table,  my most favorite of sweetheart table looks.  It just screams for flowers!  I also am a big fan of stuffing flowers into anything organic!


We used mossy birch bark with dusty miller, lavender, white lilies and sterling roses along with string of hearts leaves for a romantic, overgrown garden feel. The birch sleeves design is definitely a first love of mine.




For more details of this romantic wedding with Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations head over to the Archive Blog or full feature and gallery by Jill Thomas on Green Wedding Shoes!


photography: Jill Thomas
venue: Stone Manor
event design, planning & invitation: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations
floral design: Krista Jon for Archive
rentals: Archive Rentals