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Another wedding published

Dec 15, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  No Comments

Thank you Our Wedding Magazing for recognizing the beauty in Megan & Kellie’s wedding… as seen in the Winter/Spring 2015 issue… Merry Christmas to all!

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Photographer of the wedding was the fabulous Allison Stahl!

Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year

Dec 4, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  No Comments

I’ll have to look up who the “authority” is and why Pantone is considered the trend color authority for wedding decor (if anybody knows, please share).  For 2015 the color is “Merlot” – and I love it, but seriously, I feel it’s a fall color.

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Shannon, with Flourish designed these two bouquets in the Merlot tones… both just gorgeous!  Many accent colors can work well with Merlot and it has a very romantic feel… so girls, if Merlot is your color, you’re a trendsetter!  Don’t forget to serve a delicious Merlot wine with your dinner!

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Last of the Autumnal bridal looks

Nov 30, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  No Comments

Today is the last day of November… I am starting to take down all my beautiful autumnal displays and opening up the Christmas boxes of decor.  I wanted to say goodbye to some beautiful fall bouquets… until next year.  You’ll be missed!

BRING ON CHRISTMAS!

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M & C ~ Married!

Nov 14, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  1 Comment

M & C described to me the vibe and vision of the wedding they desired… lots of style, romance and sophistication, but also showcase their fun, whimsical side through their mutual love of Disneyland and Mickey Mouse.  Due to the nature of C’s job and a matter of National security, there are no images that disclose his face, so, check out the fun details and the overall photography and that very vibrant Disney color palette; notice the boutonnière… a cute nod to Mickey! The traditional Catholic nuptial mass was held at Sacramento’s beautiful Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. Outside on the church steps, Air Force officers, wearing required white gloves, lined up for the Saber Arch – fabulous!  Guests then moved on to the dinner reception held at the impressive Sacramento Grand Ballroom that was both elegantly decorated and held lots of whimsy. Ettore’s European Bakery created the groom’s cake (Black Forest) and the very fun wedding cake which was a definite showstopper!

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Thank you Teresa of Teresa K Photography for all the details and beauty.  It was fun to work with you again!  And also great to work with Katie of Ambience Floral Design who created the perfect iconic Disney colors; great job!

New Pretties on the Website Portfolio Tab

Nov 12, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  No Comments

I’ve been working all year (slowly) at gathering up photos and writing text in order to update the Portfolio tab on the website.  The website is now current (well, actually two more awesome weddings need to be added, and will be once I receive the images from the photographers).  So, be sure to check out all the pretties here

Thank you to all my awesome couples for trusting your wedding to me and A Day to Remember.  I wish you many, many years of wedded bliss and happiness!

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How to get your wedding guests on the Dance Floor!

Nov 11, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  1 Comment

Do you want the mood, vibe and feel of your wedding reception to be celebratory?  To enjoy a great Dance Party, such as these pictures depict? I came across an excellent article a few months ago and want to share… (click here) .  It gives five simple tips on the success of what could happen on your dance floor ~   ROCK ON!

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I love these couples and their celebrations.  Thank you to all the DJ/MCs who work hard to create this craziness - Function 45 DJs, Music & More Entertainment, Mr. DJ Service, Extreme Productions, Music on the Move DJs.

And thank you to all my photographers who capture this happiness!  Allison Stahl Photography, Rachelle Photography, Mischa Photography, Jordan Zink Photography.

Happy 1st Anniversary ~ Lulu & Conrad!

Nov 3, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Sacramento Wedding Planner, Weddings  //  No Comments

There were so many wonderful photos from this wedding… I just couldn’t decide which single one to shout Happy 1st Anniversary to the very fun Lulu & Conrad.  So feast your eyes on all these images of their very special day one year ago.  Congrats you two… I know Lulu and Conrad is very happy and Lulu is still smiling!  (And Teresa K Photography knocked my socks off with her talents!)

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Kim & Artie – Gettin’ hitched!

Oct 28, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Sacramento Wedding Planner, Weddings  //  No Comments

This Saturday, November 1st will be a unique, fun, unusual and happy day for Kim & Artie – they have some wacky ideas (and I say that with great affection and a smile).  We pieced together their wedding plans in a very short period of time (they contacted me mid August) and since they live in Chicago, they had not met their vendors that I selected for them until September… here are some great shots of their e-session taken by Thais of Love at First Click.  Fun, fun couple!  Can’t wait!

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Linda & Jim ~ Married! {Part 2}

Oct 23, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  No Comments

Intimate (40 guests), relaxed (very natural earthy setting), beautiful (check out the flowers!) and extremely fun (it’s what happens when a close-knit group of family and friends celebrate).  After the lovely pondside wedding ceremony and cocktails at the lower half of their backyard property, guests made the way up the hill to join in for a fantastic dinner prepared by Jackson Catering.  Linda’s color palette was deep shades of red and working with the patio space, we used two shapes of tables.  Each table was named after their four dogs and included a photo of their furry “children.”   As a surprise to the couple I researched a variety of quotes which I had added in hand-calligraphy to the menu cards – the guests loved sharing aloud!  Once dinner was completed and the sun was setting, dancing started up after the couple’s sweet first dance. Steve Schon with Function 45 DJ/MC  kept them happy and added the fun theatrical lighting effects.   Happy Couple~ Happy Planner… I am thrilled Linda & Jim entrusted me to create their vision.  Happy Marriage!  (Thanks to Sam with Sharpe Photographers for all the great images.)

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Linda & Jim ~ Married! {Part 1}

Oct 20, 2014   //   by Lora   //   Weddings  //  No Comments

In one of the prettiest settings this year… Linda and Jim’s California foothills home wedding was such a delight to plan.  When Jim built his home and designed the slopping back yard, people would drop by and ask if a community park was being developed!  It is that beautiful.   After a sweet First Look, the couple wandered the winding pathway downward to the pond all the while taking photos.  Linda’s grown children escorted her to the ceremony space, which was designed under a unique soft and flowing fabric shade covering with an asymmetrical floral tower anchoring the space.  Guests enjoyed an open bar and appetizers following the ceremony… eventually making their way back up the hill for an alfresco patio dining experience.  BTW, notice the cocktail napkins – Linda asked me if their mutual love for triathlons could be incorporated… kinda cute, huh?

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Sam Wood with Sharpe Photographers, Philip Rice Floral Design, Celebrations Party Rentals, Jackson Catering and Steve Schon with Function 45 DJ/MC.  So happy with the outcome to this lovely event!

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