Kelsey and Faryar were married in a beautiful ceremony at Rancho Valencia, coordinated by Suzanne Duffy of Crown Weddings, with an elegant classical style perfect for the venue. Kelsey is a woman of refined tastes, who knew going in just what she wanted. The most important aspect of the wedding to Kelsey was flowers, and her favorite, the one she most wanted to have, was the coral peony seen throughout the classical arrangements reminiscent of Victorian era floral design.
Kelsey wanted a dreamy, blissful feel for her wedding. Suzanne helped her with every aspect of her vision, perfectly integrating it with the landscape and architecture of the resort, which lent just the right touch of natural elegance and old world charm to frame the event.
The ceremony featured beautiful arrangements in Victorian plaster urns on pedestals to adorn the aisle entrance. The trellis was laden with peonies, garden roses, and dahlias, interspersed with tendrils of jasmine vine and whimsical butterfly bush blooms to lend a natural garden feel. The bouquets were of luxurious ruffled peonies and Juliette garden roses collared in soft dusty miller all wrapped in fine silk ribbons.
Suzanne chose lovely linens from La Tavola Linens, as a pallet for arrangements of garden roses touched with ranunculus for luxurious compositions striking just the right balance between structured and loose design set amidst glowing candle light in filigreed hurricane lanterns. The reception was covered by wisps of streaming tent swags to give an airy feel to the celebration.
We strove ardently to get these beautiful photos from Marissa Holms Photography, because they so vividly capture the superb look and feel of this lovely affair which everyone worked so hard to accomplish. We truly consider it a stunning success, which we are proud to say became part of a four page spread of our work in the 2016 issue of Ceremony Magazine.
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Wedding Coorinator: Crown Weddings. Photography: Marissa Holmes. Venue: Rancho Valencia. Linens: La Tavola Linens. Tent: Classic Party Rentals. Cake: Hey There Cupcake. Officiant: Scott Milnes. Hair: and Makeup: A New Twist. Dj: Dashing Events. Guitarist: Kurt Hunter.Video: XOXO Video. Stationary: Brightly Designed.