Laid Back Colorful Malibu Beach Wedding

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Nicki and Jay truly had an ideal California wedding. A perfect sunny day, the ocean just stones-throw away, plus they were surrounded by their closest family and friends. Mix in one serious stylish party designed by Beau & Arrow Events, and you have created the perfect day.

Be sure to read on and see more from Nicki, and as always you simply must peruse the gallery to see more of this Malibu beach wedding. All fantastically captured by Fondly Forever Photography.

chalkboard wedding sign

bridal style

wedding signs

From The Bride:
Our other favorite touches included a hand-made directional sign made by our dear friend Bryce showing which way to our home towns (placed in a vintage glass water jug thrifted at the Rosebowl flea market) and an ornate frame that held a photo of our long-haired chihuahua Oso in a mini-tux on the guest book table.

colorful wedding bouquet by primary petals

outdoor wedding ceremony

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From the moment we started planning the wedding, we knew that we wanted something that spoke to where we met and fell in love. Southern California. The Adamson House in Malibu was our very first venue stop and we immediately knew that it was the perfect place. Jay is a truly avid surfer, so it was really the perfect venue.

It exudes SoCal from it’s coastal locale, its beautiful Spanish-style architecture, it’s large sycamore tree situated perfectly in a small shaded grove for the ceremony and all the way down to every single historically-preserved tile. Plus with surfers catching waves literally in its backyard we knew that was the perfect backdrop for the wedding…

drink station

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Once we had the venue and the inspiration, it was easy to choose decor to match. We drew from the house’s color scheme (pale with pops of color) for the tables.

Primary Petals did an exquisite job designing all the florals, the mismatched brightly colored vases spilling over with island style florals looks positively spectacular.

dinner menu

laid back rustic wedding florals

colorful wedding centerpiece

wedding food

lime tacos

How tasty does the food look from Eco Caters? An organic catering company serving Los Angeles, San Diego and Washington D.C.!

They strive to produce the most flavorful cuisine for every event while upholding very high standards with regards to quality and eco-consciousness. They do so in many ways but primarily by catering organic food bought directly from local organic Southern California, Virginia and Maryland farms, depending on the location of your event.

thank you card at table

blue wedding vase

colorful wedding centerpiece

From our best friend officiating the ceremony to dancing the night away to music played by JP McLeod under the stars with our family and closest friends and the ocean just a stones-throw away made it a truly perfect night and we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect beginning to the rest of our lives.

dancing shoes

we do cupcake labels

gold bunting wedding cake

Their cake table was filled with  delectable desserts from SusieCakes. An all-American bakery offering home-style dessert favorites baked entirely from scratch using simple natural ingredients. With several locations in Southern and Northern California you too can have a tasty table just like the one above.

They also had an adorable S’Mores bar that Jay built from scratch and they decorated with “S’mores y’all” signage to touch on Nicki’s Texas origins. So cute … right?

smores station

smores idea

malibu wedding venue

Venue: Adamson House
Cake: SusieCakes
Caterer: Eco Caters
Coordinator: Beau & Arrow Events
DJ: JP McLeod
Dress Designer: Nicole Miller
Flowers: Primary Petals
Groom's Attire: J.Crew
Shoe Designer: Madewell
Solo guitarist: Randy Coleman
Event Designer: Bride | Hair & Makeup: Friend of the Bride

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  1. Thank you for featuring this awesome wedding we had the pleasure of working on! Nicki was such a wonderful ride to work with and she loves color just as much as I do, so it was a match made in flower heaven! Congrats again Nicki and Jay.

  2. -100. Camille says:

    First of all, these flower arrangements are so pretty! And that box of slippers? What an amazing idea. This was a really nice post. I actually just found you through Bloglovin and thought I’d drop you a note. Nice blog! Definitely following you. :)

    Congrats to the newly weds!

  3. -100. @Wedding_Agent says:

    Laid Back Colorful Malibu Beach Wedding #weddings

  4. -100. Mackenzie says:

    Wow. What a beautiful wedding! Blown away by all the special little details.

  5. -100. Design Corral says:

    Look like a perfectly beautiful evening! I love the s’mores basket idea, too cute!

  6. Wow! I love all the details, from the thank you cards to the sandals!! Gorgeous wedding and amazing pictures!!

  7. -100. @fondlyforever says:

    “@weddingchicks: Colorful Malibu beach wedding Thank you for the lovely feature!

  8. -100. Reportage says:

    Beautiful flowers and decorations. The little signs and labelling are fantastic.

  9. -100. @BoomerHighway says:
  10. -100. Nicole Schneider says:

    What type of fabric was used to drape in the trees?


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