The moment I spied the barn at Varozza Ranch on, I knew Sacramento had a new hit of a venue on it’s hands. And, when I was asked to put together a photo shoot at the ranch, I believe I answered with a “HELL YES!” before the question was finished.   Immediately, visions of […]

Just in time for their one year anniversary {Happy Anniversary Koula & Peter! Hope you’re enjoying your trip!}, the CD’s containing the images of Koula & Peter’s wedding showed up in my mailbox. {YAY!} I’ve been waiting for these images like a kid waiting for Christmas.   For you locals here in Sacramento, you may […]

One of the first words I think of when I hear ‘Chanel’ is classic. Her timeless pieces attract generation after generation of women. Every item is eloquently designed for exquisite beauty. Whether it be her tweed suit, pillbox hats, the little black dress, pearl jewelry or Chanel No.5 perfume; you can guarantee that it will […]

So, if you’ve read my bio you know that I find wedding inspiration from everything! After seeing this interior design picture from Décor Pad I couldn’t resist making a wedding inspiration board. The bold colors mixed with the chevron rug are so fun and funky, yet not overwhelming. Not sure how to include the chevron […]

It’s no surprise that Phill has blown me away…again. Nicole and Aleksey’s Russian-Jewish wedding, which took place at a mansion in Granite Bay, was quite the stunner. Nicole donned the most beautiful Vera gown, which was the perfect choice for this elegant celebration. Guests danced into the night with the sounds of B Sharps in […]

I’m in love…with a dress. What girl doesn’t fall in love with clothes from time to time, right? I was the perusing the marvelous Vera Wang website and came across this jewel, from her Spring 2012 Bridal Collection. I cannot get over the amazing detail, both on top and on bottom. From the corset detailing […]

Have you picked up the latest issue of Sacramento Bride & Groom Magazine? If you haven’t seen it yet, you must pick up a copy! We’re thrilled to have our styled shoot featured on pages 194-195 in the latest issue.   For this shoot, we headed out to Haggin Oaks to use their gorgeous tent […]

There’s no doubt that fall has finally arrived. With the leaves changing and so many textures and colors arriving in natures palette, it’s easy to find inspiration all around you. With the change in the season, I found myself drawn to the unique mix of tweed and lace. I love that it’s soft, beautiful, unique, […]

This June, I had the pleasure of planning one of the most incredibly beautiful weddings of my career thus far. It wasn’t just the decor of the wedding, or the sweetness of the love these two share, but it was these two people themselves that, to me, were the epitome of beautiful.   Koula is […]

Here’s how this story goes:  I go out with friends and the hubby to see a concert at Ace of Spades and fall madly in love with this funky, yet swanky night club venue. Two months later, I am asked to plan an Association for Bridal Consultants Dinner for our August meeting. As is typical […]

I just loooove time lapses of setups. It's amazing when you can squeeze 4 hours into 2 minutes of film! And, thanks to my good friend Phill of Phillip Alan Films, we were able to capture the setup of one of our favorite backyard weddings this year. {I wonder if that was the last time […]