Sweeter Than Honey California Wedding

From start to finish this wedding is the bees knees. You are literally going to go gaga over all the juicy details that Sara and Brian have in store for you. Effortlessly captured by the incredibly talented Mi Belle Photography who always seems to amaze us with their over the top weddings. The event and design are seriously beautiful thanks to Amber Events and wait until you see the florals, they are to die for. Peony & Plum Floral Design hand painted vintage milk cartons to give it that extra added touch.

Sit back relax and enjoy some a truly sweet wedding and be sure to read on for Sara shares with us this masterpiece came together.

The antique Cameo was my Great Grandmas. When she was alive I would look in stare at that cameo, I thought it was and is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. My Great Grandma passed away when I was a senior in high school, and ever since then I dreamed about wear her cameo on my wedding day. That day my grandma brought it, the box in the picture is actually the original box she received the cameo in. It meant the world to me to wear something of her’s with such meaning to me- made me feel that she was by my side on our special day.

From the Bride:
Brian and I meet in college across a parking lot and hit it off from the start. Once, we were engaged the planning began. I knew I wanted a outdoor/rustic wedding, like the ones you see in the wedding magazines. But, I was fearful I would  not be able to pull it altogether. When we meet Amber we totally hit it off and knew she got the vision of the wedding. She got us in touch with our amazing vendors and we were able to pull off a great day.

Up to the month before the wedding, I still was not sure that it all would look put together. The week before when I saw my dress, the honey jars, the chalkboards, the flowers, and linens, I could breathe knowing the day would look amazing. The theme of Bees evolved over the weeks before the wedding through my mom and I (Both of us are teachers so creativity and ideas are always within our conversations), we thought honey “bee sweet take one” and”Eat drink and Bee married”.

Throughout the wedding planning process etsy became an obsession, thus the vintage milk carrier that held our wishing cards, tree stump ring holder, and the wood signs in the front of the venue. When the day came, everything was perfect and I was calm.

Brian and I had a Blast ! Everything came together in a rustic/elegant manner in our flowers, signs,drinks (vodka lemonade),dress, and venue. All of our friends had a blast and danced the night away and we only get great reviews about the day. At the end of the night Brian and I got in the limo to go to the Lagham, and it was pure silence. We started to laugh, we both were soo exhausted and happy (all at the same time), we could not believe how amazing everything was and how perfect it came out-Truly was the greatest day of my life!

Thanks Amber, Mi Belle Photography, and Peony & Plum Flowers, we could not have pulled it off without all of you! xoxo- Sara

Photography: Mi Belle Photography
Wedding Planning & Design: Amber Events
Florist: Peony & Plum Floral Design
Honey Favors: Rock Cheese and Honey
Hey Mister DJ:  Ceremony & Reception music
Wedding Cake : Portos Bakery
Linens: La Tavola
Priest: Father Ara
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Dress:  Pronovias
Bridesmaids dress: Jasmine B2 Bridesmaid dresses
Sign: True Connection

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  1. -100. andie says:

    love amber and love this wedding!! stunning!

  2. -100. sandra says:

    Amber Events never skips a beat!

  3. -100. Heavenly Blooms says:

    Love the lavender accents and subtle bee theme! Beautiful… Jaclyne

  4. -100. Amelia says:

    What a pretty wedding and such a happy looking couple! Romance!

  5. -100. michelle says:

    love Sara + Brian! What a beautiful wedding day it was!

  6. Love how Sara used the antique Cameo on her bouquet. I also like the floral arrangements. They remind me of how delicate a marriage can be. The bottles of honey are a real nice symbol too of the sweetness found in the love between a husband and wife.

  7. -100. josh says:

    michelle and maria from mi belle nailed this wedding! beautiful images. great details! it makes me smile!

  8. Love her shoes and that little tree stump. So cute!

  9. -100. Maria says:

    The pictures are gorgeous! I love all of the details.

  10. -100. April says:

    Wow!! These shots are amazing!!! What a beautiful way to capture this special day.

  11. -100. Amber Events says:

    Sara & Brian were such a joy to work with and this team of vendors was my “dream team”! Well captured, Mi Belle!

  12. -100. Dana Laymon says:

    oh my gosh i would have never thought to put the lavender in the jars like that. such a good idea!

  13. -100. Amber Events says:

    Dana, at Calamigos there are strict fire codes that were going to be a bit difficult to work with. Our choices came down to having fake LED candles on the tables or no candles at all. We decided to skip candles completely and put the lavender in the jars to give the tables a bit more texture and interest.

    It worked beautifully and the tables smelled SO good1

  14. -100. Vanessa says:

    Such gorgeous details!! LOVE that bouquet! So perfectly captured by Mi Belle.

  15. -100. Tamar says:

    The pictures are gorgeous!

  16. Beautiful. I am especially loving the flowers! The the purple.

  17. -100. Events by Heather Ham says:

    Love Amber. Love Susan. Love all the details of this wedding.


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