Sweet Southern Love Wedding

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When a California girl meets an Alabama boy, they fall in love. When they fall in love, they get married. When they get married, they design their own attire, pick sweet, southern blooms from Resplendent, and choose the perfect venue,  L’Auberge Del Mar, that mixes Southern hospitality and California sun. Mints and corals highlighted the day and beautifully complimented the seashell accents.

Dive into more beautiful images from this sweet southern love wedding in the full gallery here, wonderfully captured by We Heart Photography.

pink and mint flower girl dresses

self designed wedding gown

white and pink snapdragon bouquet

mint bridesmaids dresses

black and tan groomsmen looks

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From the Vendors:
L’Auberge Del Mar was the perfect spot for Jenna & Wilson’s “Calibama” wedding. Situated on a hill in Del Mar, California overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the hotel has a cozy, southern feel. Jenna carried a bouquet, created by her coordinator, Resplendent, filled with stunning florals, including a single magnolia and cotton plants, the perfect nod to her groom’s home state. He sported a custom, blue seersucker suit as he watched her come down the flower-glittered aisle in her own custom wedding gown.

pink and mint flower girls

white circle ceremony curtain

peach bridesmaids bouquets

floral and vine covered wedding ceremony arch

the newlyweds going up the aisle

new orleans style wedding parade to reception

The ceremony, complete with two (yes, two) fabric and flower donned arches, was the perfect mix of tears and laughter. Jenna & Wilson led their guests from the ocean-front ceremony, up the hill to L’Auberge Del Mar with a traditional, New Orleans-style parade, complete with a blaring, brass band.

tall floral centerpieces

blue mason jar glasses

blue and white tablescape

square box floral centerpiece ideas

wood and floral centerpieces

cigar table

They spent the remainder of the evening laughing with friends, dancing with their live band. The whimsy of the evening was perfectly capped off as they exited their reception in a line of sparklers.

gold ribbon wrapped wedding cake

wedding dancing

sparkler exit

See this beautiful wedding in live action below, marvelously filmed by Max and Molly Films.

Photography: We Heart Photography
Coordinator & Flowers: Resplendent
Venue & Venue Coordinator: L'Auberge Del Mar
Cinematography: Max and Molly Films
Cake: Extraordinary Desserts
Live Band: Wayne Foster Band
Dress Designer: Bride | Groom’s Attire: Groom | Hair & Makeup: James Webb & Ashley Flaherty

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  1. -100. @OldNewBorrowedB says:

    #Wedding #Bride #Reception Sweet Southern Love Wedding http://t.co/IklrszOdTY

  2. -100. William James says:

    Thank you guys so much for featuring this wedding! We loved it so much!

  3. -100. Katie says:

    California meets Alabama for a perfectly Southern-inspired wedding – could there be anything better? And don’t even get me started on that wedding dress! I am in LOVE. xo

  4. -100. @cancunstudios says:

    RT @weddingchicks: This bride pulled out all the stops for her day- not to mention her custom dress. Hello amazing… @weheartstudio http:/…

  5. -100. @weddingchicks says:

    When a California gal and Southern gentlemen decide on forever you get this carefree feel packed with charm http://t.co/CadJTZvfLJ

  6. -100. Amy says:

    Where are the lovely and adorable bridesmaid dresses from?! Please share!

  7. -100. @Love1LoveAll1 says:

    RT @weddingchicks: When a California gal and Southern gentlemen decide on forever you get this carefree feel packed with charm http://t.co/…

  8. -100. @iamcnik says:

    RT @weddingchicks: When a California gal and Southern gentlemen decide on forever you get this carefree feel packed with charm http://t.co/…

  9. -100. Karen says:

    Resplendent Designs…. Ahhhhh-amazing work!

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