Mike & Allie | Twenty Five Lusk, San Francisco

Mike and Allie (also known as the dynamic duo, Mookie and Chippie!) were married on October 26th, 2014 in San Francisco.

Mike and Allie’s big day was all about them and the great city by the bay, SF. Their stationery incorporated artwork of the San Francisco skyline and the foggy city’s favorite bridge. Their wedding day also happened to be a victorious night for the San Francisco Giants, when they won Game 5 of the 2014 World Series ;) . Mike and Allie’s sense of humor not only made them an absolute pleasure to work with, but was clearly a feature of their big day. From asking their guests to “Save the Date: FOR WEDDING DOMINATION” (complete with alligator), to their wedding day stationery including a "GET WITH THE PROGRAM" wedding program, and a he said/she said game with a twist.

Their nuptials were held at the Congregation Sherith Israel. The details on the ceiling were a sight to see! Guests embarked on trolleys from the ceremony to the reception, both venues so very “SF” in their own way. Guests arrived at the sleek 25 Lusk restaurant greeted by a glass of Brut Rose, they filled out wed-libs, and enjoyed tasty treats until Mike + Allie joined the crowd in the festivities! The remainder of the night guests enjoyed a full bar, plenty of exquisite cuisine, a croquembouche that wasn't only beautiful, but tasted just as incredible as it looked! Then they danced the night away with the newlyweds, before taking home their homemade harissa favors (made scrumptious and spicy with a mother’s love)! Jen (aka J-Dub) from J. Wiley Photography (who trucked up the coast to SF from Los Angeles, CA) captured every moment and detail absolutely perfectly! Enjoy!

Ceremony location: Congregation Sherith Israel | Officiant: Barry Cohen | Reception venue + Catering + Dessert: 25 Lusk | Photography: J. Wiley PhotographyWedding Planning + Coordination: Heald Wedding Consulting |  FloralThe Floral ShopDJ: DJ Remeddy | Videography: Dave White (super rockin friend) | Shuttling: Classic Cable Car SightseeingBauer’s Intelligent Transportation | Make-up: Make-Up Registry (Mary Sanchez) | Hair: 383 Showroom Salon (Sloan Levesque & Brittany Stone) | Dance Floor RentalClassic Party Rentals (San Francisco)

Dominique & Julien | Riversbend Retreat Center, Philo, CA

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Dominique (“Nique”) and Julien’s wedding was SUCH an incredible day to be a part of. I loved getting to know the two of them throughout the planning process. Nique, my fellow spreadsheet and organizing enthusiast, will always have a special place in my heart! ; )

Not only are they a super sweet and fun couple, they are surrounded family and friends are just as kind and friendly. Their big day was certainly an extension of that – so many elements were created by family and friends: the arch they were married under made by Nique’s brother, hanging wood succulent containers also created by her brother, family and friends singing along with the jazz band during cocktail hour, hand crafted garland and other décor, Nique wore a redesigned version of her mom’s wedding gown while her dad performed their ceremony in English AND French, and through it all, two of their photographer-friends captured the entire day. A truly beautiful celebration!

Their weekend fête took place at River’s Bend in Philo, where many of their guests stayed and enjoyed the site as well as the surrounding Mendocino County wineries and dining.

One of my most memorable moments of the evening: watching Nique and her brother perform to Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” as they used to do as kids. Let’s just say it was an awesome routine I won’t soon forget!

Their wedding was featured in SF Gate! Read more about this incredible couple and their wedding day here: http://www.sfgate.com/style/unionsquared/article/Couple-make-a-French-connection-in-the-East-Bay-6067204.php?cmpid=twitter-mobile

Check out Dominique and Julien's review on yelp!

Venue and Catering: Riversbend Retreat Center | www.riversbendretreat.org

Ceremony and Cocktail hour musicians: Dorian May Jazz Quartet 

DJ: Ben | benjaminfarren@yahoo.com

Photographers: Friends of the Bride and Groom | Jorge Novoa & Jeremie Fremaux

Florist: Margaret Hoog |  margarethoog123@gmail.com

Desserts: Coq Au Vin | http://www.yelp.com/biz/coq-au-vin-philo

Rentals: Fort Bragg Rental | http://www.fortbraggrentall.com

Jennifer & Fred | Richmond Yacht Club|Richmond, CA

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Jennifer and Fred were married at The Richmond Yacht Club where they spend much of their time. So when it came to choosing a venue for their big day, there really was no other choice. They had a deep connection to the location, which made it the perfect place for them to tie the knot! It clearly made the perfect setting, the weather was unbelievable, and the view was absolutely perfect! All of their friends and family gathered on the lower deck to see the couple make it official, then transitioned up to the hall where they were greeted with the bride and grooms signature drinks and a plethora of stationed appetizers themed perfectly to the occasion! Mahalo!

Ceremony + Reception Venue (catering also provided in house): Richmond Yacht Club | http://www.richmondyc.org/

Entertainment: Hiram Bell | http://hirambell.net/

Photographer: Rebecca Hinden | http://www.rebeccaweddings.com/

Florist: DIY + SOMA Flowers

Dessert: Maria’s Gourmet Pastries | http://www.mariasgourmetpastries.biz/

Hair and Make-up: Annette Macfie | http://www.ahairnet.com/

Linens: BBJ Linens | http://www.bbjlinen.com/

Draping + Rentals: Hartmann Studios | http://www.hartmannstudiosproductions.com/

HWC assistants: Brittany + Max!

Amy & Tommy | Still Water Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

Amy and Tommy were married at the incredible Still Water Vineyards, in Paso Robles, CA! Photography by the most amazing Emma at Shadowing Lights Photography. It was a beautifully emotional day that we were so incredibly honored to be a part of! Enjoy!

Venue: Still Water Vineyards | www.stillwatersvineyards.com

Photography: Shadowing Lights | http://shadowinglights.com/

Wedding Coordination: Heald Wedding Consulting | http://healdweddingconsulting.com/

Floral: Sprigs Floral Design| http://www.sprigsfloraldesigns.com/

DJ: Modern Symphony | http://www.modernsymphony.net/

Make-up: The Wearhouse |805-835-3330

Hair: Cindy Coryell |951-415-1877

Wedding Cake: Splash Cafe | http://www.splashcafe.com/

Catering: Stein's BBQ | http://www.steinscatering.com/

Rentals: Central Coast Tent and Party | http://centralcoasttent.com/

Linens: BBJ | http://www.bbjlinen.com/

Formal Wear: Friar Tux Shops | https://www.friartux.com/

Pam & Ryan | Brazilian Room, Berkeley, CA

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Photography &  Photo-booth by Nicole Blumberg Photography | http://blog.nicoleblumberg.com/

Venue: Brazilian Room, Berkeley, CA | http://www.ebparks.org/activities/corpfamily/br

Florist: Natalie at Belle Flowers | www.belle-flower.com

Hair & Make-up: Teresa Reynolds

Videography: Graham King | http://www.finalframe.com/

Rentals: Class Party Party | www.classicpartyrentals.com

Grooms cake: Initicing Creations | http://www.inticingcreations.com/hello/

Wedding cake: Masses Pastries | http://www.massespastries.com/Home.html

Ceremony & Cocktail music: Corelli Strings | http://www.corellitrios.com/Welcome.html

Megan & Jay | Long Meadow Ranch- Farmstead, St. Helena, CA


 


Photography by the always amazing Emma at Shadowing Lights Photography; http://shadowinglights.com/

Venue & Catering & Cake provided by Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch; http://www.longmeadowranch.com/Farmstead-Restaurant

Florals by Centerpiece Napa Valley

Hair & Make-up by The Gallery; http://www.thegallerywaterfrontsalon.com/


 

Kayla & Neil | Windfall Farms, Paso Robles, CA

Photography by Amanda at Hearts & Horseshoes Photography; http://heartsandhorseshoes.com/

Venue, Stallion Barn at Windfall Farms; http://www.windfallfarms.net/

Catereing by Haute Catering; http://hautecatering.com/

Hair & Make-up by Lovely Chic Weddings; http://lovelychicwedding.com/ 

Pies by Linn's;  http://www.linnsfruitbin.com/

Rentals & string lighting provided by All About Events; http://allaboutevents.com/

DJ Bob at Phase 1; http://www.p1dj.com/

Erica & Michael | V6 Ranch, Parkfield, CA


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Photography by rockstar Leanna at Looking Glass Photography; http://mylookingglassphoto.com/

Venue & Catering by V6 Ranch in Parkfield, CA; http://www.parkfield.com/

Florals by Country Florist; http://www.countryfloristandgift.com/

Rockin DJ Tim from Laptop Symphony; http://laptopsymphonyent.com 

Dessert by Kim at Le Dolce Vita


 

Katie & Justin|Golden Gate Club, San Francisco, CA


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Photography by the always fantastic Hewitt Photography; http://www.hewittphotography.com/

Location, Golden Gate Club, San Francisco, CA; http://www.presidio.gov/venues/Pages/Golden-Gate-Club.aspx

Floral and Event Design by Anna at Loop Event Arts in collaboration with Baylor at Lila B Designs; http://www.loopflowers.comhttp://lilabdesign.com/

Rentals & lighting provided by Hartmann Studios; http://hartmannstudiosrentals.com/pages/view

Catering provided by California Rose; http://www.californiarose.com/

Guest book & double happiness display piece by none other than us here at HWC!


Doreen & Daniel | Windfall Farms, Paso Robles, CA

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Doreen and Daniel were one of the many fun couples I was honored to work with this year. But what stood out about these two, was how they let their wedding day reflect them. From handing out engraved flasks, to dancing down the aisle (even in between all the rows off guests) they made each and every moment reflect them as a couple. This is what I wish for all of my couples! It made a memorable day, absolutely unforgettable, not only to themselves, but all their family and friends there to celebrate with them.

I will never forget their awesomeness! Congrats to you both!

DORNAM forever!


This amazing couple and their group of family and friends, was undoubtedly one of the funnest weddings I have ever been a part of! They really know how to celebrate! You could feel all the joy and happiness that everyone felt for them. I love being able to say I was part of such an incredible day for these two amazing people!


 


Their love seemed to grow with each passing moment. The way they shared moments together, you could see how deeply passionate and in love they were with each other. It was a wedding to remember, filled with more memorable moments in the hours of the wedding then some people have in a lifetime!

Not only were Doreen and Daniel amazing, but I had the pleasure to work with such an incredible group of vendors! Jake and Necia were incredible in every way possible. I can't say enough great things about them. I highly, recommend them to my couples getting married on the Central Coast! Rain Studios who provided the Videography was also incredible to work with! Fantastic personalities, and amazing work (see link below)! This group of vendors were super stars all the way from hair and make-up to Jesse who completely rocked out the night!


SEE DOREEN AND DANIEL's AWESOME WEDDING CELEBRATION HERE: http://www.rain-studios.com/blog/?p=548


Wedding Coordination by Cristina Heald, at Heald Wedding Consulting; http://healdweddingconsulting.com/ 

Visit the awesome photographers Jake and Necia at Jake + Necia: http://www.jakeandnecia.com/

Videographer: http://www.rain-studios.com/

Jesse at Dart DJ's rocked the party: http://www.dart-dj.com/

Florist: Bloomers Design: http://www.bloomersdesign.com/

Rabbi: Janice Mehring: 805.610.9532,  http://www.myrabbisings.com/

Venue: http://www.windfallfarms.net/

Pies: www.linnsfruitbin.com

Hair and Make-up: Lovely Chic: http://lovelychicwedding.com/home.html

Rentals: All About Events: www.allaboutevents.com

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