A Love Story Timeline, Genius

mr and mrs chalkboard signs

What’s a “Love Story Timeline” you ask? Well you will just have to scroll down and find out, but trust us, once you see it you will need one for your big day. Amy and Elliot’s Wedding day was filled with equal parts beauty and steal worthy ideas. Be sure you don’t miss a single thing by visiting the full gallery here, it’s chalk full of gorgeous images captured by Aaron Shintaku.

baby ring bearer wagon and grey bridesmaid dresses

pick a seat not a side wedding sign

floral accented chuppah with an ocean view

L'auberge Del Mar wedding

From the Bride

My bridal party told me I was the most calm bride they have ever seen. To be honest, I never really got nervous. I knew I was marrying the man of my dreams and that I had planned a perfect evening for my guests.

The feeling a bride has when they walk down the aisle to their groom is something you can’t explain. My brother married us, and to be standing under the chuppah with Elliot and my brother, was truly the best moment of my life. I knew from the beginning of the planing process that I wanted a vintage chic wedding with a gorgeous view of the ocean. My vision came true! We chose the L’auberge Del Mar for their stunning setting and the ability to move locations through the wedding. Starting in the park, up to the roof, and then down for the party, was a perfect flow to our big day.

Steal Worthy Idea

Are you looking for a great wedding favor that your guests will not only love but use too! How about giving everyone a jar of you and your honey’s favorite spices? Just think, every time they pull it off of their shelf they can think of your fabulous wedding day! Bonus these cute little favor jars worked great as escort cards as well.

spice jar wedding favors

wedding favor and escort card stand

monogrammed wedding favors tied with escort cards

The details were very important to me! From our gorgeous farm fresh flowers, to our personalized spice jar favors, the mix of burlap and lace and our story chalkboard, I wanted guests to relish in the special touches and they sure did!

My flowers we’re incredible! In the beginning, I told Kim, my florist from Art With Nature, to just keep it simple, peonies in mason jars! Her version of this came to life in the most magnificent way. I fully trusted her expertise, sent her some inspiration, and let her go for it. She blew me away and that is not easy to do!

outdoor wedding reception

Make your own table numbers

Make your own table numbers

Take blocks of wood – you can have them cut at Home Depot.
Purchase House Numbers like these ones that were only 97 cents!

lace and burlap table runner

Steal Worthy Idea

We are absolutely in love with this super cute chalkboard love story timeline! What a fun way to share with all of your guests just how you two met. This fabulous board was created for Amy and Elliot by Tessa Shane of T&S Craft. She does some amazing work with custom calligraphy and signage, so go check her out now!

chalkboard love story timeline

I would have worn more comfortable shoes! NO one sees them…I mean not a single guest! It’s better to be comfortable! I LOVED my hair and accessory change. I went back and forth about a dress change, but I loved my dress and wanted to rock it all night. I decided to do a hair change and a belt change instead and everyone noticed and it was fun and felt like a new look!

sunset dinner reception

dessert table

Photography: Aaron Shintaku
Venue & Coordinator: Elizabeth Galloway of L'auberge Del Mar
Cinematography: Complete
Flowers: Art With Nature
Hair: Megan Lenahan of Hampton Salon
Makeup: Makeup By Mercedes
Prop/furniture rentals: Found Rentals & Raphaels Party Rentals
Lighting: Images By Lighting
Live Music: Jordan Music Entertainment
Desserts: California Cheesecake, Sweet Cheeks Baking Company, La Reine des Macarons & Sea Salt Candy Company
Chalk art : Tessa Shane of T&S Craft
Wedding Design: Amy Sauro | Officiant: Troy Sauro

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