Eco Friendly LA Wedding Venue | The Carondelet House

Finding their venue was the first step in shaping Sonia and Robert’s wedding. After googling,”eco weddings,” The Carondelet House popped onto their radar and had every aspect of what they were looking for.

A rustic building with vintage furniture and decor, brick walls, and tons of character! After booking the venue, everything else seemed to line up for Sonia and Robert’s vintage artsy inspired wedding. As always you can see the entire gallery by clicking here. All beautifully photographed by Katie Pritchard.

bride and groom looks

Sonia’s favorite wedding moment-
I loved our first look!! Seeing my Robert get so emotional on seeing me for the first time, it was the sweetest and most special moment ever. I am so glad we decided to do it. It also helps with getting the nerves out before walking down the aisle!

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bride and groom looks

The Carondelet House house in Los Angeles was constructed in 1928, this gorgeous property was built as an Italian Villa with an urban flair. With warm hardwood floors and vintage furniture.

The location features a divided receiving room that can accommodate about 20 people each. You are able to fit two bar stations in each of these rooms.  The main stairs lead up to an open foyer with a trickling water feature.  The main room can accommodate about 50 people and can be set up to feature a stage in the back.  Various spaces flank the main room, where guests can mingle. Love this

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Steal worthy idea:
Sonia and Robert took two jars of paint to pour on a canvas to make a unique painting that they could hang in their new home together to commemorate their wedding. Fits perfectly into their artsy, urban wedding.

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paint bottles for vases

paint bottles for vases

Their do-it yourself wedding projects
DIY projects: Invitations; Centerpieces were mason jars with various colored roses (all in muted pinkish hues); painted various bottles with spray paint to adorn the tables; my mom sewed burlap runners for the tables; favors were little succulents wrapped in burlap (we wanted a favor guests would keep and not throw away); our unity ceremony involved dripping paint on a canvas – we wanted something we could keep forever; board games on the tables during cocktail hour (we love board games and thought they would not only look cool on the tables, but give people something to do during that hour).

antique plate on top of silver charger

succuclent wedding favors

Favorite element of the wedding:
The food! It was not boring wedding food, but the most delicious meal you ever had – Caribbean jerk chicken, island rice, fried plantains, spinach salad…mmmmm!

vintage bride and groom looks

eco friendly wedding venue

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Photographer: Katie Pritchard
Venue: Carondelet House
Hair: Salon25 in Cypress
Cake & Caterer: Jason’s Catered Events
DJ: CGPDJS
Flowers: Classics Flowers
Clutch purses: Forever 21
Dress Designer: Blue by Enzoani
Photobooth: Samantha Stellar Shots | Makeup: Bride

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  1. 0. @weddingchicks says:

    Super sweet Eco Friendly LA Wedding Venue @katieeelizabeth @carondelethouse @_Enzoani http://t.co/gLbiJ3aFw3

  2. 0. Marivic says:

    Beautiful wedding and I adore the DIY projects. The tables with delicate arrangements is my favorite.

  3. Oooh, I just love the jar of paint idea! It’s so unique! Beautiful wedding!

  4. 0. Carson says:

    Love everything about this wedding. So adorable!

  5. 0. Katie Pritchard says:

    Thank you so much for featuring Sonia + Robert’s day! The wedding was so much fun and they are the sweetest couple!

  6. I love all the colorful bricks in the photos, gives everything a dark
    rustic theme

  7. 0. Bonnie Brown says:

    I love the “vintage” feel of the venue and how her dress and muted colors completely carried out the theme. The chandelier was beautiful for the ceremony too!
    The venue you choose can completely set the tone for so many things and actually help with your wedding planning. You can always add personal touches to make your event your own ( they did the burlap table runners, and board games). Is your husband to be a golfer? have your reception at a golf course and sponsor a putting contest during the cocktail hour.
    Are you and outdoorsy couple? Choose a beautiful outdoor wedding venue and have a very informal reception. You get the idea!

  8. 0. @WeddingPlanr says:

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  9. We just blogged about 2013 wedding trends and eco-friendly is HUGE right now! Loving this post and the unconventional aspects of their group wedding party photos- so cute. Check out our blog- we specialize in LA mansion rentals for wedding receptions and ceremonies so we have tons of awesome content. PS Love your blog! -www.houserentallosangeles.com

  10. Beautiful wedding! Great venue as well. I love that bouquet.

  11. 0. Bulk Roses says:

    Very well written I appreciate & must say good job

  12. 0. @MagnetStreetWed says:

    Sonia & Robert’s Eco-Friendly LA Wedding http://t.co/zZZGnCrY0E h/t @Weddingchicks

  13. 0. @LinenLoft says:

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  15. Its awesome to look the wedding couple.. The entire Marriage is enjoyable !

  16. 0. Hey Wedding Lady says:

    I’m blown away at how well the simple decor goes with the setting and rentals. The colors are perfect!

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