White Barn Bash Featured on the Glitter Guide


Happy Friday friends! I can’t believe how quickly December flew by and now we’re just two sleeps away from Christmas. Back in November, I met up with Frances from Charmed Events for coffee. We hit it off right away and we came up with the idea of getting like minded creatives in the South Bay (where we live) together to celebrate the end of a successful event season + the holidays.…

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Engaged: Annie & Cole

Bret Cole Photography, Engagement Session in San Fransisco

One of the things I love the most about living in the Bay Area is the view of the coast. It’s lush and the cliffs drop into the ocean. Annie and Cole chose to do their engagement session at Lands End and Sutro Baths, and it made for one stunning backdrop! They’re getting married in May in Lake Tahoe, and I can’t wait to celebrate their love for each other,…

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Spring Editorial Published in Utterly Engaged Magazine


When Kiana from Tulipina aka the Queen of flowers reached out to me about collaborating on an editorial shoot together, I couldn’t say YES quickly enough. With her creative vision and stunning arrangements, I knew this editorial would be nothing short of amazing. The shoot took place at the beautiful Allied Arts Guild, and we incorporated letterpress stationery, several wardrobe changes, a vintage lounge, a tablescape, and an abundance of beautiful…

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Celebrating 5 Years of The Glitter Guide


Hello August! Where has the time gone? How is summer flying by so quickly!? It’s my favorite season, so I’m excited to share these photos of a backyard summer garden party I designed with Petite Petal Co. to celebrate The Glitter Guide‘s 5 year anniversary. The blog’s founder, Taylor Sterling (above) has impeccable taste, so it was fun and easy to build off of her ideas and inspiration for this party.…

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Scenting Your Event With Antica Farmacista + a $100 Giveaway!

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One thing that I think can seem like a daunting task during the wedding planning process is putting together gift baskets to welcome guests as they check in at their hotel for the wedding weekend.  It doesn’t have to be complicated! Gifting your guests with a thoughtful and pretty gift basket will not only be a pleasant surprise, but also set the tone for the rest of the weekend!  So today, I’m breaking down how…

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Tropical Styled Shoot & Minted Giveaway


This past May, I got together with some talented ladies to put together a styled shoot to celebrate the start of Summer. It’s one of my favorite times of year because everything just seems brighter, lighter and happier, so I wanted the decor to reflect this season’s positive vibes. I love the tropical plant trend I’ve been seeing in fashion and home decor lately, which inspired me to design this…

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Pete & Josh Are Getting Married!


Pete & Josh are getting married in 2 weeks and I couldn’t be more excited! They are the nicest guys around and have been so trusting with the planning and design process, which makes me feel so lucky to have them as my clients. Their wedding will take place at the gorgeous Quail Ranch in Simi Valley and I can’t wait to collaborate with the talented team of vendors we’ve hired. Many thanks…

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New Home Office Design

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About a month ago, My husband and I moved into the Willow Glen area. The neighborhood is filled with all kinds of charming homes with so many unique details and I love being able to admire them on my daily walks to downtown. Our previous rental only had 1 bedroom and well, it was getting really cluttered and we outgrew it. I work from home, so having a clean and dedicated office…

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Jauchy & Jeff’s Wedding Highlight Film


Jauchy + Jeffrey // Villa Montalvo Wedding Highlight // Saratoga, CA from Wendi Koble//Swoon Films on Vimeo. Yesterday, I shared some of my favorite photos from Jauuchy & Jeff’s wedding, and today I’m sharing their highlight film! This was the second time I’ve worked with Wendi, from Swoon Films. She is so sweet and talented, and I couldn’t be happier with the way she captured Jauchy & Jeff’s magical wedding…

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Jauchy & Jeff Published in The Knot Magazine

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I am so excited to share Jauchy & Jeff’s wedding with you today! They were such a joy to work with and it was so fun getting to know them throughout the planning process. I love when clients become my friends! Jauchy and Jeff, congratulations and thank you for trusting me and the vendor team to bring your wedding to life. I invite you to take a peek at their beautiful Villa…

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