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!

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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New Home Office Design

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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Crystal’s Garden Inspired Baby Shower

Isn’t my sister, Crystal such a beautiful, glowing mama? I had the honor of planning & designing her wedding a few years back and today I’m sharing photos from her baby shower that I planned for her this past January. It took place at Abricott in Pasadena, which features all kinds of vintage and eclectic decor. Crystal loves all things garden-inspired, so I kept the design simple (as not to compete…

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Dawn & Kendall are Getting Married!

Dawn and Kendall are getting married next month and we couldn’t be more excited! Their wedding will be taking place at the beautiful Triple S Ranch and we’ve got some awesome design plans and an A-list of vendors lined up for them. Big thanks to Christina McNeil for these beautiful & timeless engagement photos. So excited to have her capture their big day!  

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Kate & Adrian’s Rehearsal Dinner

As promised, we’re sharing Kate & Adrian’s rehearsal dinner today! Rehearsal dinners are always so fun. Everyone is relaxed, out of town guests get to reunite and catch up, and of course there’s the food and drinks! This one took place at the darling Presidio Social Club. where delicious food and amazing decor meet! To give guests a true San Francisco experience, we arranged for them to be transported to dinner…

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Elodie’s First Birthday Party

We closed out our 2014 with a bang on the final installment of The Glitter Guide/Pottery Barn Kids Partnership – Elodie’s First Birthday Party. Taylor’s vision was a magical winter wonder world and her inspiration came from Tim Walker and included soft pastel colors, swans, and of course yummy treats and fun activities for all the little ones to enjoy. We wanted to keep things intimate and host the party at Taylor’s home,…

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2014 In Photos

2014 – What a year you have been! You, 2014, were our second full year in business and man, you treated us well. Seriously, in 2014, we met and worked with so many amazing couples; we’re so incredibly grateful for the opportunity to help turn such important milestones into timeless memories. O00h, we can’t forget about our fabulous vendors. Now we all know that weddings and events require an army to bring everything together, and each and every one one…

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