This Girl Nicole Photography

This Girl Nicole Photography

Nicole, of This Girl Nicole Photography, is a natural light photographer based in Southern California. It is important to Nicole to create a special relationship with her clients so that they feel a friend is capturing their wedding day and not just a photographer. Nicole is a chaser of light, is inspired by golden fields, loves flea markets, and is always up for an adventure. View all of her work here and don’t forget to take a peek at here Wedding Chicks vendor page.

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Pink Patterned Garden Wedding

lace wedding dress

This swoon worthy pink patterned garden wedding is stuffed full of fabulous florals and retro patterns. What’s not to love!? That’s why we highly recommend you take some time to peruse the full gallery here. It’s bursting with Krista Fox‘s amazing images capturing every last gorgeous detail! Go for it! We dare you.

grey and floral wedding invites

Words from the Vendors

From Krista Fox:
Jenn and Rich were planning to go with a vintage theme for their decor. That plan evolved over the year of planning to a mod/garden themed wedding including graphic patterns and whimsical, colorful florals. It suited them perfectly. With the help of an amazing team of professionals, the wedding came to life. Jenn also infused the decor with many DIY details – sewing linens, creating signs, painting flower vessels, making the jam favors, etc. It was a perfect day in every way – even the sunshine cooperated.

white wedding bouquet

peach bridesmaid bouquet

peach bridesmaid dress

funky sock groomsmen

Advice from the Bride

I did a lot of DIYs for our wedding – making signs, favors, gathering photos, sewing table runners – and I would advise future brides to not get hung up on the minor details. Yes, focusing on details is important in order to complete your overall vision of your big day, but not everything has to be perfect. Your guests are there, first and foremost, to see the two of you on your happiest day. No one will notice if that bow isn’t tied perfectly, or the grey font you’re using for a sign doesn’t perfectly match your menus. Keep focused on the end game and avoid getting caught up in the minutiae.

wedding program

hanging flower bud decorated wedding arch

classy white mason jar aisle decor

family tree wedding photo display

On the day of your wedding, just let it go. I would have relaxed a bit more during the reception instead of worrying about everything that was “supposed” to happen. We forgot to do the bouquet toss, and then I couldn’t find my mini “tossing” bouquet. It stressed me out when I should have just been dancing and enjoying the night – even my husband told me to loosen up! I realize now that it wasn’t that important.

jam wedding favors

jam wedding favors

tent wedding reception

patterned table number

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Photography: Krista Fox
Event designer: Malvina ChevoLleau Fabulous Occasions
Venue: Miller lash house
Stationery: Minted
Hair & Makeup: Nicole Richards
Dress designer: Eunice Yoo of Vogue Sposa
Groom’s attire: Garrison Bespoke
Flowers: Val Lee

Read on to see how much this pink patterned garden wedding cost. Please note that costs change as the years go by, and prices are subject to change. This is just one couple’s breakdown to give you a rough estimate on how much a wedding like this may cost you.


Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: gray, peach, pink, white
Styles: classic, garden, vintage

Simply Swanky Bridal Tea

cute gift bags

Looking for a classy way to celebrate your best friends upcoming nuptials? How about this fabulous and simply swanky bridal tea? Crafted by Sarah Plovanich and Tasty Tidbits to share with us just what they did to put this whole event together. We thought we’d pass the secret on to you!

If you are itching for more of these stunning details we recommend you take a spin around the full gallery to see every last beautiful image captured by Roots of Life Photography. Trust us it’s well worth the time!

simple bridal shower invites

Words from the Vendors

From Tasty Tidbits:
This swanky bridal tea features rich jewel tones of sapphire blue, plum and raspberry, and has a slightly Moroccan feel to it. Our unique laser cut invitations from Erickson Design as well as custom treat bags from Fox & Hound Paperie, really add to the overall vibe and theme of the shoot. Figs, berries, and herbs were featured in the cakes as well as our fancy champagne bar with home-made lavender syrup and a variety of flavored sodas.

Our guests looked lovely in their chic outfits and enjoyed getting pampered by our incredible hair and makeup team. Each girl received a Make-Your-Own tea kit filled with a variety of teas, sugar cubes, and chocolate wafer cookies as well as mini champagne to take home and keep the party going.

sun soaked Palm Court

rock candy tea stir stick and delicate tea set

tea party table decor

simply fun tea party set up

tea party snacks

Menu Shopping List

Tea-time sandwiches:
Mozarella, Tomato & Basil on White Bread
Cucumber, Scallion & Dill on Mini Rye Bread
Pear, Fig & Prosciutto on French Bread

tea and cookies in a jar favor

cute favor idea

Tea Party Favor Shopping List

Small Mason Jars or Jars With a Secure Lid
Assorted Teas (5-6 Packets, assorted from World Market)
10-12 Sugar Cubes
Sea-Salted Almond Wafers (World Market)

Freixenet Cordon Negro Champagne

champagne flavoring station

pour yourself a drink

Champagne Bar Shopping List

Mini Freixenet Cordon Negro Champagne Bottles (Hint: You can buy them cheaper by the case! It was a nice take home for the ladies as well with each one getting a make your own tea kit and a bottle of mini champs)

Homemade Lavender Syrup (dyed purple)

Fruit Sodas from World Market:
Blood Orange

Fresh Berries & Herbs:
(Hint: Berries can be put on cocktail sticks for a cute touch, or frozen and used as ‘ice cubes’)

berry covered naked cake

sweet treats sign

tea party snacks

Sweets Shopping List

Jam Tarts
Sugar Frosted Fruit
Marscapone & Lady Finger Cake
Assorted Homemade Chocolates & Cookies
Fruit Tart
Matcha Green Tea Petite Cakes
Naked Cake with Figs, Herbs & Berries
Naked Monogrammed Petite Fours
Decorated Marshmallows
Shortbread Sandwiches
Decorated Chocolate Cake
Tea Bag Cookies

bridal shower attendee outfits

No Brainer Bridal Tea Party

Photography: Roots of Life Photography
Event designer: Sarah Plovanich
Venue: Loyola University's Palm Court
Stationery: Erickson Design
Cake: Tasty Tidbits
Linen rentals: BBJ Linen
Custom Treat Bags: Fox & Hound Paperie
Wardrobe Styling & Assisting: Georgia Loukopoulos & Stephanie Radom | Hair: Lynnae Duley

Categories: Bridal Shower Ideas, Inspirational Shoots
Colors: blue, gold, purple
Styles: classic, modern, vintage