Do you dream of an outdoor wedding? Are you inspired by unique DIY decor on Pinterest and Etsy? This La Jolla, California wedding is filled with charming little details that anyone who loves a little sparkle and whimsy will just adore. Jessica Miriam Photography creatively captured this stunning garden wedding and the tangible love surrounding this stylish couple. Go ahead, pin every precious detail!
A Historic Wedding Venue
The historic Darlington House provided an intimate wedding location as well as a pretty little spaces for the bride and groom to get ready. The groom was sharply dressed in comfortable attire and the bride donned an ethereal Sarah Seven dress and gorgeous Twigs and Honey flower crown.
A Relaxing First Look
The bride and groom took a private moment to exchange letters, followed by a first look and relaxing stroll through the neighborhood.
Planning Tip: In this whirlwind of a day, make sure to take time to cherish each special moment you’ve planned.
Mismatched Bridal Party Style
The bridal party chose unique yet coordinating styles. Each groomsman wore a unique button down shirt and vest in a blue and white color palette, and navy ties pulled the look together.
The bridesmaids sparkled in mixed gold metallic dresses that suited their individual styles.
Style Tip: Get a polished look in photos with mix and match bridesmaid dresses with similar hemline lengths.
A Gorgeous Garden Wedding
A canopy strung with lace and adorned with an organic arrangement of flowers served as a whimsical backdrop for the “I Dos.”
It was such a sweet moment when the father of the bride proudly escorted his daughter down the aisle.
The couple incorporated a special reading to honor loved ones and include them in the ceremony.
Finally, the kiss and a joyful exit as husband and wife!
DIY Wedding Details
Charming DIY elements made the receptions extra special. Up-cycled pallets were used a personalized sign and unique string seating chart.
An Intimate Wedding Reception
Long estate tables created an intimate ambiance under strands of cafe lights in the garden, and cute little flags showed guests where to sit. Table runners made from greenery added a romantic element, and fresh lemons provided a pop of color and a fantastic scent!
Playful paper garlands framed the sweetheart table for the bride and groom.
A Bright Buffet
A buffet of Mexican fare awaited guests at the reception. The menu was filled with bright food and delicious bold flavors!
A First Dance Under the Stars
Stunning string lights lit the dance floor for the couple’s first dance under the stars. The happy couple laughed and smiled as they danced and celebrated their big day.
Personalized Wedding Favors
Personalized favor bags filled with treats were a sweet send-off for friends and family.
Photographer: Jessica Miriam Photography | DJ:Apollo Productions | Floral Designer: Forever Blooms | Event Planner: Lace and Likes | Headpiece: Twigs & Honey | Caterer: Abbey Catering and Event Design | Cake Designer: Extraordinary Desserts | Dress Designer: Sarah Seven | Event Venue: The Darlington House
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