Everyone has their own idea of their perfect wedding. Be it large or small, they all require quite a bit of planning and research to pull off an ideal nuptial event.
Flexibility is the key to simplicity and a smooth planned event.
Modify the Guest List
When there is a larger guest list, things to consider such as venue, parking, menu, and drinks are all a priority. Most places have a per person charge for food and that is whether you have it in-house or catered.
By limiting guests to close family and friends, your finances are free for more venue and menu options. Continue reading
Recently, I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with San Diego Party Ride, a local luxury limousine company. They compiled a list of advice from wedding planners all over the San Diego metro. As a featured participant, I’ve been given a wonderful opportunity to offer my advice on how to bring together the two families for a wedding. As a lot of you know, this can be harder than it seems!
At Your Side Planning is thrilled to be part of this interesting piece! With all the different opinions shared by other wedding planners, I believe this is a great resource for any bride and grooms out there currently preparing for their wedding. Keep in mind that your wedding is a unique time and the memory of this day will forever last. Check out the article HERE, you might learn a thing or two on uniting your families on that big day of yours! Continue reading
Jamie and Tim’s wedding ceremony was incredibly magical. It was held on the cliffs at Luscomb Point in Ocean Beach, California. The chairs were set up by Platinum Event Rentals in a semi circle with a small aisle that looked beautiful. TessFresh set up the ceremony floral and arch, which were absolutely gorgeous. Jamie’s father escorted her in from the top of the cliffs as guests watched. This was so breathtaking for the groom to see his stunning bride entering from up high! One of the groomsmen brought a drone that he used to capture footage of the moments before and after the ceremony. Your Perfect Ceremony provided the wonderful officiant, David Cutler, and music services. A bonus video of the ceremony was also included as a wedding gift to the couple!
This beautiful March wedding began with Natalie and her entourage getting ready at Rebel Rebel Salon in Oceanside, California. The day could not have been anymore gorgeous with the sun shining brightly and family gathering to celebrate the happy couple! The bride’s talented cousin, Alyssa joined the ladies at the salon to provide her makeup services. Nathan and his groomsmen gathered at the Gentlemen’s Den Barber Shop for fresh haircuts and relaxation.
Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, I wanted to share a very simple and effective tool to assist you in planning your wedding. Thanks to our friends at WeddingWire, the major planning items are scheduled in their Vendor Booking Timeline. If you are in search of a venue, please visit their venues pages in Los Angeles and San Diego!
Burgundies and greens with fresh floral runners, and the sweetest couple we have met just begins to describe the wedding of Michael and Siana. Their gorgeous wedding was held at the breathtaking Scripps Seaside Forum which overlooks the Pacific Ocean and allows for a magical and dreamy guest experience.
Siana and her ladies looked amazing thanks to the beauty team of Joslie and Angela. Siana and her ladies enjoyed each others company during preparations for the wedding day while Michael and the guys had a great time hanging out. Continue reading
Amy and Jordan’s wedding was so lovely! The venue they selected was unique and fun. The San Diego Wine and Culinary Center is a newer setting in San Diego and is great for weddings. With wine barrels as a backdrop and delectable cuisine, it made the perfect spot for the couple to say their I-dos! The great thing about this venue was the winery style, vineyard situated in urban San Diego.
Amy and her ladies started preparations for the big day at the Hilton Gaslamp in San Diego, California. Louie Talavera provided the beauty services for Amy who looked absolutely stunning! Continue reading
Where do I start? When Gina reached out to me and sent me her wedding inspiration for her and Cesar’s big day, I fell in love. I adored her style and vision! Everything was perfect from start to finish. Gina and her ladies looked stunning.
The wedding was held at the gorgeous Sheraton in Carlsbad, California. Family and friends traveled down from Los Angeles to celebrate Cesar and Gina! Continue reading
When I met with Mark and Taylor, they reminded me of how excited I was when I moved to San Diego. Their love for the city and enthusiasm for enjoying everything San Diego offered was so refreshing. They truly wanted to make the experience for their guests one of a kind!
Their coastal organic style captured me instantly. From their love of succulents, gardening and choosing a caterer who carried fresh, local and organic ingredients, I loved everything that was at the core of the planning. Continue reading
The breathtaking San Diego skyline was the backdrop for Reagan and Patrick’s ceremony at Centennial Park in Coronado, California.
Coronado island is the peninsula off San Diego, California and the home of the world famous Hotel Del Coronado. It is an iconic place to visit and sought after for weddings and vacationing alike! Continue reading