Flutter Magazine...take two!

Well, here it is!!!  The second magazine and we are so happy to see we have TWO published weddings! One is a stunning wedding, shot by Jose Villa, at The Sunstone Villa for our dear clients Sierra and Chase titled " Villa Vows", and the other is a wedding for Whitney and Chris whom I adore so much- so lucky to have worked on her sister's wedding a few years back! Megan Sorel captured the images of this wedding titled "Home is Where The Heart Is"- ENJOY!

 
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And the second wedding .....

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Villa Mexico Workshop

 Recently, an amazing group traveled to Jalisco, Mexico to help produce a special photo workshop for the ever so talented Jose Villa.  This past workshop, Lisa Vorce, Jose Villa, and Joel Serrato and I did a scout visit to the near by Guadalajara and Tonala areas to find some local flavor to incorporate in the various shoots....

Here is the final product photographed by Jose himself!

The Welcome Dinner

Hacienda El Carmen 

Beautiful hand loomed shawls .... one for each guest!

Beautiful hand loomed shawls .... one for each guest!

Dinner was held in the hacienda's, now abandoned, sugarcane storage room.

Dinner was held in the hacienda's, now abandoned, sugarcane storage room.

Woven placemats were made in a local village, each hand painted with the guests' name and  traditional flower motif. Elaborate tile runner of hand made terra-cotta ran the entire length of the table.Floral made of wood and husk was paved in large rustic terra-cotta vessels each accompanied with antiqued, teal candelabras!

Woven placemats were made in a local village, each hand painted with the guests' name and  traditional flower motif.

Elaborate tile runner of hand made terra-cotta ran the entire length of the table.Floral made of wood and husk was paved in large rustic terra-cotta vessels each accompanied with antiqued, teal candelabras!

Our beautiful gifts, each wrapped with hand stamped wrapping paper, look darn cute on our favorite donkey! ( and yes they are empty and light- we even tried it out ourselves to make sure....)

Our beautiful gifts, each wrapped with hand stamped wrapping paper, look darn cute on our favorite donkey!

( and yes they are empty and light- we even tried it out ourselves to make sure....)

The entire team: Joel Serrato, Mindy Rice Design, Lisa Vorce Co., Shira from Martha Stewart, Grey likes, Team Hair and Makeup, BB Paper Ink , Richard Photo Lab, Lacie Hansen, Nancy Villa,  Karina Puente, Casa De Perrin, Sweet and Saucy Shop, Pitbull and Posies,  The White Dress, Julie Song, Cypress Albums, and The White Dress CDM

Flutter's Very First Edition!

 

We are so happy to be a part of Flutter's first print! 

 Shea and Nico's wedding was a breath of fresh air! We will ALWAYS jump at any

chance we get to use bright, beautiful colors!

 

Custom touches?

 I made a custom wood stamps of a mexican styled bird to use throughout the wedding. We applied it to the lush, floral filled boxes that meandered down the dinner tables... giving the tables that golden touch!

Shea found tiny, golden, bird confetti that was used during the wedding as a "confetti toss"

Her creative family is in the importing buissness. We worked together to have custom mexican flowers made in a slue of colors and of giant proportion!

Beautifully shot by Braedon Flynn.

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a day at the beach....

Michael and Elizabeth came to us with a vision of the textures and color they wanted to incorporate into their wedding day. Cool-muted hues, soft moving sea grasses, aged grey woods and the colors of sea glass- dusty and softened. They both wanted a clean and sophisticated look, yet with a whimsical twist-

Together with Lisa Gorgestani and Coba Images, This is what we delivered....

 

Sometimes it's fun to reminisce...here are the story boards we presented....

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And this is the wedding....

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Cherise and Aaron....

Here is a beautiful wedding held at a private estate in the hills above Santa Barbara. Cherise, a well known shoe designer, and her handsome husband, Aaron enjoy their wedding celebration in this stunning garden surrounded by beautiful friends, family and flowers!  Soft blush floral along with grey toned foliage filled silver vessels at each of the dinner tables.  Lisa Vorce designed, dainty menus that stood in front of each guests. Napkins were dressed with black, pleated silk, and tied with a thin silk ribbon. Vintage lanterns hung in the surrounding pergolas by wide silk ribbons...almost creating a streamer effect as guest walked in. Elizabeth Messina beautifully captured this wedding with it's Gatsby-esque style...

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