Wedding Chicks

Keep It Natural With A Garden Wedding

tan wedding shoes

Rachel and Adam chose to tie the knot in a lovely garden setting. To let the natural beauty of their venue shine through, they opted for a neutral color palette of greens, whites, and creams with sweet and simple decor.
Lovely floral pieces, from Florals by Jenny, dot the day adding even more charm. Keep your eyes peeled for the stamped ceremony flags and the oh so cute cake topper from BHLDN. As always, see more ideas for a natural garden wedding in the full gallery here, captured by Mark Brooke Photography.

green bridesmaids shoes

white and green wedding bouquet

The Bride's Story

Adam and I met in college, in the crazy little town of Chico, California. We lived in the dorms together and were best friends immediately. Although we never dated in college, our friendship grew and lasted for years. I moved back to Northern California after college and Adam to his home town in Southern California, Newport Beach. We didn't see each other very often but when we did it was like time never passed. I moved south in 2009 and our friendship picked right back up. In 2010 our friendship turned into a relationship and it has been magic ever since. We were in engaged in Balboa in 2013 and married almost to the day a year later in Corona del Mar. Adam and I are truly best friends that love each other for our strengths and weaknesses.

emerald bridesmaids robes

brooch bouquet charm

white bridesmaids dresses

We went with greens and neutrals not to compete with the 2 acres of garden space. The best part of the big day was seeing the look on Adams face when we met eyes down the aisle. This was a moment that was 12 years in the making.

courtyard wedding ceremony

Yippee and Hooray flags

babys breath ceremony decor

wedding ceremony

thank you bunting

white and green reception idea

table number flags

today i marry my best friend sign

Advice From The Bride

My advice would be to pick your wedding party carefully! I really had my nearest and dearest by my side. Best friends that have been by my side through thick and thin. My fiancé had 6 groomsmen and 3 ushers and I only had 4 bridesmaids. Those were his special guys and I didn't fill the need to match his number. We were happy with the people we choose to be next to us on our day! Remember you will be looking back on this day forever!

custom m&ms

love grows here wedding cake

ServiceVendor
Cake TopperBHLDN
CatererPascal
CinematographyScene Motion Films
Dress DesignerKatie May
FlowersFlorals by Jenny
HairRobin Dunn Hair
MakeupMake Me-Up
Photography & PhotoboothMark Brooke Photography
VenueSherman Gardens