Laguna Beach Tivoli Terrace Wedding

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California is chock full of wedding venues but this Laguna Beach Tivoli Terrace wedding caught our eye with its magical, hidden garden feel! An intimate location surrounds guests with lush, growing greenery and sparkling bistro lights, a combo we honestly can never get enough of!

Priscilla Frey Photography masterfully shot this beautiful day and we cannot wait for you to see all of her photos in the full gallery. So, sit back, relax and enjoy!

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California Lovin’

From Priscilla Frey Photography: This beautiful Laguna Beach wedding took place at Tivoli Terrace and began with the bride and groom getting ready at the oceanfront hotel, The Inn at Laguna Beach. The bride, Kimberly had the most beautiful gown from Mon Amie Bridal. It had a vintage feel with gorgeous lace that looked like it was designed just for her.

From the gorgeous details to their beautifully intimate sunset ceremony, their wedding was one of my favorite weddings of 2015.

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Tivoli Terrace

From Tivoli Terrace: A romantic garden setting is the perfect location for your wedding and reception, Tivoli Terrace is nestled in the hillside of beautiful Laguna Beach, the heart of the Southern California Rivera.

This lovely venue has two distinctly unique levels. For a dramatic entrance into the upper terrace chapel, the bride walks up a grand staircase! Up in the trees you and your guests are surrounded by twinkle lights, antique wood doors, flowering plants, lush greenery, fountains and a beautiful arbor for the ceremony. Downstairs in the intimate reception area you will be greeted by candlelight, stained glass, under a giant California Sycamore tree and an antique gazebo to display your wedding cake.

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Laguna Beach Tivoli Terrace Wedding

Beauty: Mobile Bridal Salon
Paper Goods & Calligraphy: Basic Invite

Photographers: Priscilla Frey Photography
Venue, Cakes & Catering: Tivoli Terrace
Beauty: Flawless Faces
Lighting & Entertainment: Larry Wohrman of Diamond DJs
Wedding Gown: Mon Amie Bridal
Groom & His Men: Friar Tux
Paper Goods & Calligraphy: Basic Invite
Flowers: M's Flowers La Habra
Hotel (Prep): The Inn at Laguna Beach

Read on to see how much this Laguna Beach Tivoli Terrace 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.


Beautiful Beach Chic Wedding Inspiration

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When you think of a wedding in Los Angeles what picture do you have in mind? Let me guess… Sun, palms, ocean, variety of colors, flowers and greens or maybe something more nude and pastel with a distinctive addition of succulents…Guess again!

We love the contrast of sunny beach and dry flowers dreamt up by The Golden Pollen. It looks cozy but also brings some mystery and romance. Dry flowers have such a unique look while crystals add a delicate allusion to salty ocean. Dive into more beautiful beach chic wedding inspiration in the full gallery here, photographed by Anokiart Photography.

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Forever Beautiful Flowers

This beautiful SoCal weather gave us a great gift – freedom of choice. But when it comes to seasons we don’t have that many options. In the autumn when nature is preparing for the winter time, flowers and leaves fall and become dry, but you still can keep their beauty.

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California Winter

Winter definitely has its charm and beauty so I decided to recreate my favorite time of a year in this cute photoshoot. The cute yet sophisticated stationery was designed by Jolie Stationery and made a perfect crowning touch for our fall wedding shoot.

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Crystal & Shell Desserts

Sarie Cakes decorated cupcakes with colored sugar and made the shell-styled cookies. And of course there is no cake station without a cake. The Cake I would say. Thoroughly made by Magnolia Bakery and decorated by me with dry flowers, it looks so rich and tasty. Total yum!

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Photographers: Anokiart Photography
Dress: Aria Dress
Sweets : Sarie Cakes
Cakes & Catering: Magnolia Bakery
Stationery: Jolie Stationery
Coordinators, Stylists & Flowers: The Golden Pollen
Model: Yelena Ivlieva

NYC Classic Synagogue Wedding

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Right away Stuart and Patricia knew that they wanted to have their wedding in New York City, the city where they’ve built their lives together. Just seeing a photograph of the stunning Angel Orensanz Foundation was all it took to know that it was their venue. The Gothic details and lighting feel nothing short of magical; you’ll see what we mean!

Despite the gorgeous venue the happy couple made sure their guests had a fun and memorable night. See more of the ideas from this NYC classic synagogue wedding in the full gallery here, photographed by Brian Hatton.

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Be Open To Dress Options

My dress was a dream. I always imagined I’d choose something sparkly and sleek, but I completely fell in love with a gorgeous lace Vera Wang ball gown with a black sash and a skirt made of layers and layers of tulle and pleated organza. I felt like a queen in it. I loved the dramatic pop of color from my red rose bouquet, to which I’d pinned a small photo of my mother (who passed away when I was young) on her wedding day. It can be hard for me to go through big moments in life without really feeling her absence, but carrying her photo helped me to feel like she was there with me in a small way.

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Inclusive Wedding Ceremony

Planning the wedding was an absolute joy. We took care to throw a spotlight on Stuart’s 7-year-old daughter, Waverly, throughout the evening. She and I had gotten very close over the previous year, and I wanted to leave no doubt that this day was special for her too. Our officiant, Rabbi Peter Schweitzer understood how important this day was to us, and worked with us for a long time to craft the perfect inclusive ceremony. We invited family members to light candles in a beautiful ceremony representing our shared values, and our friends read poetry and passages from Pablo Neruda and Philip Pullman’s The Amber Spyglass.

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Plan A Fun First Dance

The reception flew by. Stuart and I felt like we were walking on air the whole time. We surprised our guests with a choreographed slow rumba for our first dance, and I think we nailed it. Then Stuart and Waverly did a wild dance, and they completely stole the show! During cocktail hour, our guests were treated to amazing hors d’oeuvres and a raw shellfish bar, along with fun watermelon-shaped jello shots, we know our venue can be so striking and formal, so we wanted our guests to know right away that it was okay to cut loose and have fun.

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Rain Can Be Pretty Too

It rained the whole day, but I was too happy and energized to be upset. My coordinators, Christine and Tara from Exquisite Affairs, had everything under control, and kept me calm and dry. At first I regretted that my wedding album wouldn’t include any gorgeous summer photos, but when I saw the stunning photos that Brian Hatton, our photographer, snapped inside the hotel and at Angel Orensanz, and even outside in the rain at the end of the evening, I was thrilled. I wouldn’t have changed a single thing about the day.

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Paper Goods & Calligraphy: Just Invite Me
Fashion: Vera Wang

Photographers: Brian Hatton
Coordinators & Stylists: Exquisite Affairs Productions
Beauty: Ivanka Lova
Flowers: Flowers by Emil
Cakes & Catering: The Baking BeanBenchmarc Events
Photo Booth: Inside Out Booth
Lighting & Entertainment: The Metropolitan PlayersThe Juilliard School
Fashion: Vera Wang
Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation