After years of meticulous wedding planning and attention to detail I finally got to put my passion to work for my very own wedding. Lucky for me I married the greatest (and smartest) man on earth who gave me complete reign of design and concept. I must admit it kind of felt like cheating since our picture perfect venue pretty much set the scene for a day of beauty and amazement all on its own.
I have the greatest grandma in the world who lives in one of my all time favorite places: Chalk Hill Ranch in Healdsburg, California. You couldn’t dream up a more ideal location to get married. And with a garden booming with blooms, we were able to harvest many of the flowers straight from the property, including enough tiny treasures to make all the boutonnieres!
As a person who loves to create, this became the ultimate DIY event. From the flowers to the furniture everything was hand crafted. We built the tables from salvaged wood doors, arranged the flowers in collected silver, and the ceremony chairs assembled their way together from a variety of friends and families living rooms. It was, in my opinion, the greatest day ever. I may be bias but I have a handful of people to attest. We even had a miniature donkey as a burrista! For more luscious flower details take a gander at the gallery below. I would like to send a huge shout out to all the friends and family who made this possible, and a great big thank you to ever talented Molly Watson for her amazing photographs (www.mollywatsonphotography.com) . I am so grateful for all of you!