Berkeley City Club: Vintage Wedding Venue, Berkeley, CA

Designed by famed architect Julia Morgan, who also designed Hearst Castle for William Randolph Hearst, the Berkeley City Club. a vintage wedding venue in Berkeley, CA, is one of Berkeley’s best-kept secrets. In fact, Berkeley City Club is also known as the “Little Castle” since Miss Morgan was also building the Hearst Castle and many of …

Best Wedding Champagne: Gloria Ferrer, Sonoma, CA

Champagne and weddings go hand in hand, so if you are looking for the best wedding champagne–one that tickles your nose in all the right places without the painfully hefty price tag–look no further than Gloria Ferrer. Both the Sonoma Brut and the Blanc de Noirs are every bit as rich in taste as what …

Greenhouse Wedding in Sonoma, Ca

N + B’s greenhouse wedding in Sonoma, Ca was elegant with hints of country chic, a perfect example of how to transform a simple greenhouse into a stunning reception, and all the more impressive since the bride and her friends designed and produced the event themselves. From the moment I drove through the front gates, …

How to Get Amazing Getting Ready Photos

Nothing beats the excitement of waking up the morning of your wedding day… and it builds with every hour. By the time you reach your venue and dive into those hectic, giddy hours of hair and makeup prep with your closest friends it’s reached a crescendo. For most, this is a favorite part of any …

How to Quickly Create Wedding Seating Charts

You’ve made all of the big decisions that go into planning a wedding (the venue, the photographer, the band) but now that you’re confronted with planning the wedding seating chart, you’re really starting to sweat; you’re probably asking yourself how to quickly create wedding seating charts. Whether you’re an Excel spreadsheet genius, or someone who …

Romantic, Adventurous Wedding in Alameda, Ca

D and S are adventurous souls; it was only natural that they would have a romantic, adventurous wedding in Alameda, Ca, their home town. For now. In less than two weeks after getting married, they are moving to China to begin their new lives together. The two met while S was studying law in California, …