Crafty Fun Caballos Ranch Wedding

It may be the middle of winter, but that will not stop us from sharing a litte more bright and colorful prettiness with you. This time we are headed for San Luis Obispo, California; home to one of our favorite Hand-Picked florists April Flowers. This top notch floral designer is responsible for that beautiful bouquet above and all the sweet and lovely flowers at this crafty fun Caballos Ranch Wedding. You can see so much more from  Samuel Potter in the full wedding gallery by clicking here.

From the bride….
As soon as Tim and I saw the Flying Caballos Ranch portrayed on a wedding blog, we knew it was where we’d get married.  We booked it before we even saw it in person!  With most of our family travelling from out-of-state, we knew we wanted to maximize time with them, so we booked the ranch for the whole weekend so our intermediate family could stay on property with us.  We invited all the out-of-town family to a casual rehearsal barbeque on Friday night as well as a brunch on Sunday morning.  It all turned out so well! Everyone had such a fun time together.
Planning was actually a lot of fun!  It’s kind of amazing to look back and see how it all just came together!  We wanted a fun, festive, this-is-us feeling to exude from the moment our guests stepped on the ranch.  I think we achieved hat through all the crafty projects we worked so hard on – the bunting flags, hand-made napkins, yarn-wrapped wine bottles, burlap table runners.  My Mom was so amazing – she made the embroidered table numbers and the sock monkey cake toppers as well as revamping her wedding veil so I could wear it; that was so special to me.  We carefully chose all of the music to reflect our personalities and were lucky enough to find a fantastic local rock/blues band play at cocktail hour.  We bought all of our wine from the winery where we got engaged in Sonoma. I whole-heartedly believe the whole event wouldn’t have come together without all the help from our family and friends in the days leading up to the big day. And our vendors!  They were all just fabulous!  It was so fun to work with each of them.  They totally ‘got’ us and made very helpful suggestions to help make our day so special.  We live in bustling San Francisco and it was so refreshing to go to San Luis Obispo every other month and enjoy the laid-back attitude and beauty of the area.  Sure there were hiccups during the planning process and, of course, on the actual day, but we were just so happy to finally get married. And to make those vows in such a special place.  It was truly our dream wedding!

April Flowers is one of our exclusive The Hand-Picked Vendors. Hand-Picked Vendors are at the top of their game and provide excellent services! These vendors are chosen because of their commitment to excellence, stylish and fresh ideas, and their overall fresh approach to weddings. To learn more about how our Hand-Picked Vendors are chosen please click here.

Florist: April Flowers

Photographer: Samuel Potter
Caterer: Pacific Harvest Events
Lighting & DJ: Kramer Entertainment
Desserts: Eclair Bakery
Venue: Flying Caballos Guest Ranch

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  1. Crafty Fun Caballos Ranch Wedding: It may be the middle of winter, but that will not stop us from sharing a litt…

  2. Keeping in line our sunny yellow day! A Crafty Fun Caballos Ranch Wedding with @aprilpeet

  3. Crafty Fun Caballos Ranch Wedding

  4. So loving the card mailbox and the cross stitch table numbers! So many great ideas in this Caballos Wedding

  5. Count us in as fans of orange and yellow for wedding colors. : D

  6. love the bright colors and sunflowers!

  7. What a fun wedding!!!

  8. -100. kate says:

    Love the idea of the head table – they can bring it into their home after the wedding and have it be a part of their growing family! So sweet!

  9. -100. Vanessa says:

    Does anyone know where their invitations are from???

  10. -100. Dominion House says:

    I love the mailbox idea for the cards! It was very unique and creative! Thanks for sharing these pictures!

  11. -100. Patti Eayre says:

    What could be better than a sunflower wedding with yout boots on?! Just beautiful and so very inspired :)

  12. -100. Andrea says:

    The invitations are from Etsy.

    She was great to work with! We loved how they turned out!

  13. -100. Jillian says:

    I love the rustic feel of the wedding with cowboy boots and the outdoors. I got a lot of ideas for a barn wedding.

  14. rustic weddings are gorgeous check out this one and its unique ideas #WCU493

  15. -100. April says:

    Just got back from vacation to see this little gem! Thanks ladies for sharing this feature and much love to Andrea+Tim for dreaming it all up! We were so happy to be a part of their day!

  16. The moment we saw this we knew it was a flying caballos guest ranch wedding in California. We’re in love with the rustic charm of it and will certainly look here for inspiration when shooting our next rustic wedding!

  17. -100. says:

    Awesome! Its genuinely awesome article, I have got much clear idea regarding from this post.

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