Candice & John’s Wedding!!

We were over the moon excited when Candice reached out to us last year about helping coordinate her & John’s August Leo Carrillo wedding. Her very dear pal and one of our faves Courtney of Brightly Designed was helping her  out with all of the details, so we immediately agreed to step in the last few weeks before the wedding and on the actual big day to take the reins and make sure everything went off without a hitch! By far one of the breeziest and most fun weddings of the summer. Who could complain when you get to work with Brightly Designed, She Wanders, and Root 75!?  C & J’s wedding is in the current issue of Exquisite Weddings, but also on the Bride Suite blog today! Check out those links & the lovely photos below!

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Wowza! Candice is already a stunner, but Brides by Brittany highlighted her features perfectly and really let her gorgeousness shine through on the big day!

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Seriously, we have a ton of photos of everyone smiling & giggling through out the whole day, as it should be. NON-STOP BLAST!

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For the ceremony decor, a mix of horseshoes with pretty patterned hearts and mason jars filled with flowers and flags that read John loves Candice/Candice loves John hung from the chairs down the aisle. Ashley & Courtney from Brightly Designed  also crafted a stunning paper flower backdrop for the ceremony that fit perfectly with the theme and into Leo Carrillo!

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Ummm how adorbs are the navy dresses paired with cowboy boots and statement necklaces!? Cute, quirky, and classic all at the same time!

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During cocktail hour, brightly colored vases, vintage cigar boxes, & old fashioned liquor bottles adorned the tables to set the mood on the patio for “Hurley’s Pub.”

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Mini glass beer boots were used for the escort card display. Guests were asked, “If you’re a pair find your boot to share. If you’re single use yours to mingle.” Too fun!

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One of our favorite moments of the night was when the bridal party made their grand entrance. After everyone was announced they stopped by the bartender, who had shots waiting for them, where they all raised their glasses before going bottom’s up! Way to get the party started!

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The peacocks were out in full force for the wedding- as seen above! The Brightly Designed gals repurposed  C+J’s cute rsvp postcards and strung them with ribbon and hearts to make a killer sweetheart table backdrop for the couple. Gathered vintage items were used as table number holders which were an eclectic mix of wooden numbers and paper printed numbers.

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In lieu of a traditional wedding cake, the couple and their guests got their sweet fix with a bundt wedding cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes and donuts from VG Bakery. Mmmm! Our kind of desserts!

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The guests had a blast drinking & dancing into the night! Congratulations & thanks again to Candice & John for letting us be a part of  your special day. HUGE thank-you to two other love birds, Suzanne & Mike from Shewanders for capturing every detail so perfectly, being so fun to work with, and sharing these lovely images!

Jessica & Nick’s Wedding!!

Always a wonderful way to start the morning & your Friday by waking up to a gorgeous wedding feature on Ruffled! We’re ecstatic that Jessica & Nick’s La Jolla Beach Wedding at Martin Johnson House is up on their blog today!! You might remember Jessica as our real bride blogger & of course this inspiration we posted for their wedding!

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Happy 6 Month Anniversary you two!! We’re so glad that not only were we a part of your whooooole wedding planning process, but we get to watch your love and family grow. Head over to Ruffled to read more about the details and inspiration that was behind the big day, and stay tuned for a fabulous DIY on the scale backdrop we made for Jess & Nick’s dessert table.

Big Thank You! to all of these vendors…

Root 75– Gorgeous, stunning, perfect flowers

Brightly Designed– Amazing, creative, and exactly what we envisioned paper elements

Moss Vintage Rentals– Wedding would have not come to life without your beach glass bottles, Love & Bar sign, and all of the vintage pieces used

Wendy Ware– The stunning pieces you made, especially the ceremony sign, were some of our favorite details!

Coast Catering– Um, best wedding food ever. Short Ribs & Mac n Cheese. Enough said.

VG Bakery– No one beats their donuts, pie, or tasty cakes. Blueberry buttermilk bites were gone!

Injoy Entertainment– It got real. Real Crazy Like. Thanks for keeping the dance floor poppin’

Allie’s Party Rentals & La Tavola Linens for all of the rental & specialty items

Sunday Romance– You captured the day & all of the beautiful details; gave us these amazing photos to remember it perfectly by.

Erin & Blair’s Wedding!

This week has been an exciting one! We’re still reeling from our recent feature on 100 Layer Cake of Erin & Blair’s super gorgeous & fun Palm Springs wedding! Check out the feature here & head over to We Call This Love’s blog for more stunning photos of the big day.

Erin was an absolute dream to work with. As the owner of two boutiques in Canada (Emporia & Violette), she not only has amazing style & taste, but is one busy, busy lady! We were so glad we got to plan + design this beautiful wedding for her & Blair from start to finish! Since the couple lives in Canada we got to take some fun visits to the Ace in their name. We like everyone else, quickly fell in love with the space, and were inspired on how we could transform it into the couple’s relaxed, but glam dream wedding!

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Our favorite detail, of course, was interweaving Erin & Blair’s first dance song (“You’re The One” by The Black Keys) into special signage & favors. Love that it was a significant song to them, that also had the sweetest message. It was a labor of love to create the 100s of feet of custom bunting in mint, pale pink, & gold, as well as, the fringe chair backs that adorned each guests’ chair. In the end these elements really helped transform the Ace commune into a rad reception.

The amazing & talented crop of folks working on this wedding blew our minds.

Obsessing majorly over the custom CD favors, gold foiled menus, cursive cut-out table names, and absolutely perfect custom wall decal that Courtney from Brightly Designed created.

The flowers will definitely live on in our hearts forever. The dynamic duo of Root 75 created just the most perfect & fitting flowers for this event. Did you see the desert table arrangements? Gah, that’s what dreams are made of!!

Shout out to VG Donuts for letting us custom color & sprinkle those bad boys that were devoured oh so quickly.

To the make up master, Amy Clarke, for making Erin & her gals look SO dang gorgeous. Erin’s mama shed tears of joy after Amy was done working her magic!

The night ended just as an it should have, with crazy dancing and bridesmaids in the pool!

Thanks again to We Call This Love for these awesome shots!

Behind the Scenes of B & A: October

Well, October has sure flown by! Feels like just yesterday we were sharing our September sneaks. Three wedding weekends in a row and a BIG upcoming wedding keeps you busy! See what we’ve been up to this past month in our instagram snaps and check out next month’s wedding projects! 

1. A bar with a view from Moss Rentals at our Martin Johnson House wedding!

2. Concert inspired save-the-dates made by our couple’s bestie- too cool!

3. Painting with peach and purple for an upcoming wedding…

4. Surf inspired paper elements by Brightly Designed

5. Ceremony backdrop for a fun wedding at The Redbury in Hollywood

6. Gorgeous flower mock up by Modern Bouquet!!

7. Getting up close & personal with Jess’s bouquet by Root 75

8. Office necessity- Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook

9. Perfectly pink candies for a very special wedding!

Can’t wait till next month to see what we’re up to!? Follow beauandarrowevents on Instagram right now…..

The Big Day: Jessica & Nick

Thrilled that today is wedding day would be an understatement!! Our real bride blogger Jessica is getting married and it is a very special wedding for us!! Seems like just yesterday she and Nick got engaged. We’ve been there throughout the entire process and are so elated to see this day come to fruition and to share some sneak peeks behind their beachside celebration.

Jess & Nick love blues & greens, the colors of the ocean. Inspired by beach glass the whole color palette is made up of refreshing & calming shades (seafoam, mint, turquoise) with touches of white and silver. There are some definite nods to Nick’s favorite past time, surfing, and to the places Jess & Nick have traveled together. We didn’t forget about where they each came from though, so there will also be some fun elements that represent their roots. That’s all we can share now, but stay glued to our twitter and instagram and we’re sure you’ll see some more goodies!

Congrats Jess & Nick! We’re so excited for you to start this part of your lives together!!

The Big Day: Erin & Blair

 We are headed out the door for a fun-filled wedding weekend at our most favorite of places…Ace Hotel Palm Springs!! Knew that it was meant to be with this couple when they listed donuts and margaritas as must-haves! Expect to see lots of those as well as some rockin’ mid century furniture, a pennant flag (or 200), and sequins!!

We have loved every single second of planning & designing with Erin & Blair and can’t believe it is all coming together tomorrow on the big day. We feel even luckier that some of the absolute best gals around are contributing their talents to this hip soiree as well, Brightly Designed & Root 75!!  Cherry on the tippy top of this ice cream sundae is that Kimberly Geneieve Photography will be in the desert with us to too to capture all of the fun. Seriously check out her website!