White Ivory Photography

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White Ivory Photography specializes in fine art wedding photography for couples in Sonoma and Napa Valley, California. They create artistic images by combining the distinctive characteristics of each couple photographed and the beautiful surroundings of the day. The result is soft, timeless images that represent the essence of your wedding and your true selves.

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Classically Elegant Pink And Black Wedding

Diana Lupu Photography

Under a beautiful oak tree at sunset, Doren and Peter were joined in marriage surrounded by those they love most. Their soft color palette of barely there blush, creams, and touches of gold served as the perfect compliment to the gorgeous Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills, California.

The entire wedding, from start to finish, was elegant, romantic, oh-so beautiful, and best of all, filled with the most touching, personal moments. Photographed ever so beautifully by Diana Lupu. You must see more of this classically elegant pink and black wedding click here. Be sure to read on to see the exact percentages that Doren and Peter spent on their wedding. Always so interesting and helpful.

hand painted wedding sign

getting wedding ready

blush pink Louboutins

classic bridal looks

pink bridesmaids dresses

elegant bridal look

gift and card table

From the Bride:
In the beginning of my wedding plans, I knew that I always wanted a fall wedding, I just thought it was the perfect weather especially in Sacramento. Although I knew exactly what type of  flower I wanted in my bouquet, because of the season, peonies were not available so I had to use garden roses instead. From personal experience, always check the seasonal flowers that are available to use.

outdoor wedding ceremony

aisle wedding decor

aisle wedding decor

wedding programs

pink bridesmaids dresses

bride walking down the aisle

outdoor wedding ceremony

outdoor wedding ceremony

I love doing traditional things, and so I kept the first look very traditional. The 1st look was walking down the aisle, he did not know anything other then what my shoes looked like. I must say, doing that really put a time crunch on the rest of the photos we had to squeeze in. Although I honestly would not have changed a thing, it’s just always good to have a timeline and a great photographer to organize everything so you don’t miss any shots. Regardless of the flowers and the time crunch in order to get all the shots, it didn’t matter to me anymore. That day flew by so fast, I really wish I could go back in time and do it all over again exactly the way it was.

pink and black bridal party

classic bride and groom

classic wedding

chalkboard wedding menu

pink and gold wedding ideas

gold table numbers

pink and gold wedding decor ideas

head table for bridal party

ruffled wedding cake

white and pink wedding cake

bride dancing with bridesmaids

bride and groom dancing

Photographer: Diana Lupu
Venue: Serrano Country Club
Stationery: OOXX Invitations
Cinematography: TreCreative
Flowers: Flowers by Michelle
Makeup: Summer Brazell
Hair: Sui MiKe Crusett at Allure Salon & Spa
Cake: Sweet Cakes by Rebecca
DJ: Music by Rich
Dress Designer: La Soie Bridal
Bridesmaid Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Groom's Attire: Men's Warehouse
Jewelry: Nadri
Shoe Designer: Christian Louboutin
Prop or Furniture Rentals: The Find
Pink wedding Linens: Classic Party Rentals

Read on to hear about Doren and Peter's budget breakdown on their classically elegant pink and black wedding.


Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: black, pink, white
Styles: classic, garden

Red And Orange Fall Wedding

bride wedding hanger

Jake and Jordan’s wedding was a lovely, southern event, graced with impeccable design and detail! Their warm tones of red, brown, oranges, and green complimented the natural tones of the cool outdoors at Peeble’s Farm in Mooresville, AL. Burlap and twine abound creating a rustic setting, simple and clean, and oh so adorable!

If you get lost following all the strings of this gorgeous warm rustic burlap wedding then tie up your thoughts while viewing the full gallery here, magnificently captured by Green Tea Photography.

fall wedding bouquet

fall wedding invite

wedding gifts

i do we did wedding sign

From Green Tea Photography:
Jordan mentioned she wanted the wedding to be “comfortable and fun” for their guests. The whole day was a complete breeze. They have become one of our good friends throughout this process!
The floral pieces in this wedding from Bishop’s Flowers are simply enchanting. The twine and burlap combined with cute colorful buttons makes a beautiful statement.

red bridesmaids dresses

sunrise bridesmaid bouquet

tan and red groomsmen looks

wedding hair

You’ll be amazed at just how cute the ring bearer and flower girl were! Instead of a traditional ring pillow, the rings were carried in a birds nest, does it get much more darling?

flower girl and ring bearer

wedding program

rustic outdoor wedding ceremony

here comes the bride wagon

outdoor wedding

rustic wedding ceremony

There are so many cute design and decor ideas here from the event designer Erica Thimsen, at least one is bound to inspire you! Find an old window pane, clean it up and attach your seating assignments to the individual panes for a cute and clean look! Mix and match centerpieces to invite an easy going atmosphere to your big day!

flowers in suitcases

window pane seating chart idea

feast wedding sign

burlap wedding decorations

framed table numbers

cute entrance table ideas

Jake and Jordan hung photographs of family members that have passed away to honor them at their wedding.  Such a lovely and sentimental idea.

remembrance table

Words From the Bride:
I try to look at our wedding as both a gift and a blessing (which it was) and not get overwhelmed by the cost and little regrets that I might have. Love, love, love the big burlap bows that accompany the cute bride and grooms signs. The cakes from Lynn’s Cake look too cute to eat!

sweetheart table bride and groom signs

love birds cake topper

aspen tree wedding cake

sparkler exit

Photographer: Green Tea Photography
Coordinator & Event Designer: Erica Thimsen
Venue: Peeble's Farm
Cake: Lynn's Cake
Caterer: Silver Spoon Catering
Cinematography: KS Films
DJ: Haywire
Dress Designer: Augusta Jones purchased at Bacio Bacio
Flowers: Bishop's Flowers
Groom's Attire: Joseph A. Bank
Jewelry: Grogan's Jewelers
Shoe Designer: Antonio Melani
Stationery: Zazzle
Bridesmaid Dresses & Veil or Hair Accessories: Modern Bride

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: orange, red
Styles: classic, rustic

British Beauty Wedding

British Castle Wedding

The green English gardens of Eastwell Manor were bathed in the golden glow of the setting sun as Caroline and Richard said “I do.” Can you imagine anything more romantic? The bride truly amped up the drama with a cathedral length lace trimmed veil trailing behind her Reem Acra wedding dress. So gorgeous you will want to run out and buy one yourself! And as a nice change of pace, the groom will be sharing his thoughts on how the day went. We love our brides AND our grooms!

Joey Kennedy captured all of the grand moments at Richard and Caroline’s British beauty wedding. You can see it all in the full gallery here. Plus, Richard breaks down the budget so don’t hesitate to read on…

Joey Kennedy Photography

wedding moments between father and daughter

From the Groom:
With families on more than two continents, when it came time for us to get married we knew we would be celebrating more than once. On June 9th, we celebrated our marriage in the UK. We were so happy that a number of our American friends were able to join us, Caroline’s family and our friends flew in for the festivities. We were lucky to hold the service in Richard’s (the groom) old childhood church in the beautiful village of Chartham, just a couple of miles outside of the cathedral city of Canterbury.

The bride arrived wearing a Reem Acra dress and ‘Debra Moreland Paris’ long Alencon lace veil, in a vintage 1949 Rolls-Bentley Saloon, to the sound of a peel of bells being rung. The service was intimate and personal with Richard’s dad officiating and members of both sides of the family taking part.

wedding ride

old world wedding chapel

english chapel wedding ceremony

wedding at a historic english church

riding in style on your wedding day

England wedding

After the service we took the car a few miles to Eastwell Manor near Ashford, for the dinner and reception. We, along with guests enjoyed the incredible food and hospitality of the hotel, in a stunning and historic setting. We then spent the evening dancing and catching up with friends that many of us hadn’t seen for a long time. We’d like to thank all the friends and family who made this special day possible, some by just being there others by helping us organize everything from 3,000 miles away. It is a day both of us will never forget and the photos captured the magical nature of the festivities.

english garden at eastwell manor

Castle Wedding

pink and green floral arrangement

calla lily wedding bouquet

English wedding

I don’t think there was anything we would have done differently. We had very trust-worthy friends and family in the UK who were able to be our representatives, and make sure that the decisions Caroline and myself had made on our initial visit to the UK a few months before were executed exactly how we originally intended.

Additionally all services we used in the UK were very good at keeping in touch directly with us via phone and email to make sure on our wedding day, we only had to worry about showing up. Special thanks to Oriel Stratford at Eastwell Manor who also helped us stay on task.

glamorous white table cloth and gold chandelier wedding reception

tall cascading floral centerpiece

the english always have the best hats

purple rose wedding cake

Photographer: Joey Kennedy Photography

Venue, Caterer & Stationery: Eastwell Manor
Coordinator: Oriel Stratford of Eastwell Manor
Cake & Desserts: Make Me Cake
DJ: Shades Events
Dress Designer: Reem Acra
Floral Design: Linda's Flowers
Groom's Attire: Youngs at Debenhams
Jewelry: Jenny Garrett McClaurin
Prop or Furniture Rentals: Bows Bridal Boutique
Officiant: Grooms Father, Rev. Clive Barlow | Hair & Makeup: Courtney Nicholson & Joey Kennedy | Veil or Hair Accessories: Debra Moreland Paris

Read on to see how much this British beauty wedding cost. Please note that costs change as the years go by, and prices are subject to change. This is just one couple’s breakdown to give you a rough estimate on how much a wedding like this may cost you.


Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: pink, purple, white
Styles: classic