Modern Rooftop Wedding At Pasadena Museum of California Art

We have super fun, modern playful wedding for you. Even better they used a few of our free printables to make their special day even more fantastic. The theme was,”Up In The Clouds.” Of course you need to have your wedding as high up as possible if that is your theme. So, The Pasadena Museum of California Art seems like such a natural choice.

As you can see, everything is simple and modern keeping with the up in the clouds theme. Bridesmaid in bright sky blue dresses, floral arrangements popping with color and a very clever way to portray the sun and clouds and the reception. This Modern Rooftop Wedding was captured by Adrienne Gunde. You can see all the photos in the full wedding gallery by clicking here.

From The Bride:

While planning the wedding, I adored all the wedding creativity I saw on wedding blogs, in particular, Wedding Chicks. We pored over the DIY & Downloads section and were tickled when we came upon the perfect Save the Dates for our wedding: the Airplane Save the Dates. We loved the retro vibe of the customized the Airplane Save the Dates to our wedding colors. To save money, we e-mailed the Save the Dates to our guests.

We wanted our wedding to pop with happy, bold colors. We love color, and our color palette began with a subdued blue and green (more specifically, Mint and Deep Ocean, according to Wedding Chicks color palette for our electronic Save the Dates) and ballooned to include sunshine yellow, hot pink, and bright orange. We also could not resist using varying shades of blue and green throughout the wedding.

The escort cards (printed on cloud address labels) and cheery yellow billy balls sprouted from beds of cotton “clouds” which filled a wooden box that adorned our escort card table.

We found a woodblock print of a cloud, which inspired our invitations. The fun customized invitations featured woodblock print clouds designed by our stationer Papercake Designs and our interpretation of the PMCA rooftop. The RSVP cards gave guests two options: “OH YES. can’t wait.” or “OH DEAR! can’t make it.” The invitation sets were mailed in sunshine yellow envelopes, and we used a typewriter font to print out each guest’s name/address to give our invitations more of a fun, retro feel.
Our amazing wedding coordinator Uyen Nguyen of Sassy Girl Weddings & Events worked with us and with our other vendors to design and incorporate cloud details into the wedding. We had loads of fun with our theme.

Eric crafted the hanging clouds floating over the guests at the rooftop reception. There were individual clouds as well as clusters. To create the hanging clouds, Eric magnified varying cloud designs from our invites, pasted the images on foam board, cut the edges to resemble clouds, and attached each ensemble to fish wire. We interspersed the hanging clouds with yellow lanterns that were an interpretation of the sun.

The PhotoBooth Sign! We printed out the freebie from the Wedding Chicks website, pasted the sign on foam board, and propped it up on a striped green tray.

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Photographer: Adrienne Gunde

Event Designer: Sassy Girl Weddings
Venue: Pasadena Museum of California Art
Makeup: Theresa Huang
Hair: Theresa Huang
Caterer: Lawrys Catering
Cinematography: Studio West Video
Coordinator: Sassy Girl Weddings
DJ: Premiere Events Group
Flowers: Commerce Flowers
Lighting: Ambiance Party Lighting
Shoe Designer: Ivanka Trump
Stationery: Papercake Designs
Photobooth: Rockstar Photobooth

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  1. ‘Up in the Clouds’ theme wedding at Pasadena Museum of California Art by @adriennegunde

  2. Stunning flowers in this modern rooftop #wedding at Pasadena Museum of California Art –

  3. Thx for the feature! :) RT @weddingchicks Up in the Clouds’ theme wedding at Pasadena Museum of Art by @adriennegunde

  4. So excited to be a part of anita + eric’s Modern Rooftop Wedding! thx @WeddingChicks for sharing!

  5. -100. Sylvia says:

    Where are the bridesmaid dresses fromt hey’re amazing!

  6. -100. weddingchicks says:

    Sylvia, hopefully the bride will see your comment and let us know!

  7. -100. Anita says:

    Wedding Chicks, thanks so much for featuring our wedding!

    Sylvia, thanks! I had a lot of trouble finding suitable, affordable bridesmaid dresses – so while my cousin (also a bridesmaid) was traveling in Taiwan, she scouted for blue or green bridesmaid dresses, found these one-size fits all dresses in a Forever 21-type of store, and she basically bought out their stock. But my second and third choice bridesmaid dresses would have been from H&M or G-Stage =)

  8. A cake that will make you smile! @adriennegunde

  9. -100. weddingchicks says:

    Anita, we LOVE your wedding! It’s so fresh and bright and happy! Thank you so much for sharing it with us! (:

  10. Thank you for the feature! Anita’s & Eric’s wedding was my favorite theme of the year, and we had soooo much fun planning it! The Sassy Girl Weddings team (heart) Anita & Eric & Wedding Chicks!! xoxo

  11. Modern Rooftop Wedding at Pasadena Museum of California Art on @Weddingchicks

  12. What a lovely shade of blue in the groom’s tie, and the billy button cake looks delicious. We’re looking forward to shooting brightly themed weddings this spring in Illinois, and this is a nice bit of inspiration!

  13. We agree!! RT @weddingchicks: A cake that will make you smile! @adriennegunde…

  14. -100. website design says:

    I enjoy what you guys are usually up too. Such clever work and reporting!

    Keep up the great works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my own blogroll.


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