Wedding Decor

A Lush, Mountain Wedding Filled with Extraordinary Colors, Creatures + Décor, Disguised as a Rockin' Party!

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Bridey, Sarah + Andy's wedding looks absolutely nothing like this pic. Like, not even a little bit... I mean, if I told you that this pic was part of an engagement shoot, you'd believe me. Right? Well, it's not. Not at all. Not even remotely. This shot is of the B+G sneaking away for a few photographs after the ceremony, and before the RAGER that was their wedding reception. And, I mean RA GER! The kind of party filled with overflowing shots, men rockin' some HOT makeup, the bride with a bottle of booze on the dance floor, and clothes disappearing. Honestly? It's fucking awesome!!! And, the décor?? Dreamy. Delicate. Delicious. A complete contrast to the vibe, and for that, I am OB SES SED!

So, why did I choose to open this rockin' party of a wedding with this particular photograph? Because, I love that while these two clearly love to celebrate, they also clearly love each other. There is a tenderness and ease captured here that would 100% get lost in the scroll, and I really wanted you, bridey, to see every corner of this wedding day. Remember, you can have the wedding of your dreams, and celebrate with your friends and family, but please don't lose sight of the why. YOU TWO!!! Enjoy every.single.photograph. It's truly impossible not to!

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You're not imagining the glittered fabulousness... It's there, and it's wonderful!!

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I can't even with this wedding dress. OMFG!

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Sarah, you are incredible! Everything about your look is stunning. EVERYTHING!

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I feel like this pic could be in a perfume ad... "SexyFab".

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Totally breathtaking...

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You just can't manufacture this kind of emotion. These guests are not only in attendance, but they are present. 

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There is so much to love about this photograph!

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I mean... Such amazing tenderness between these two.

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WOW! Just WOW!

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Meanwhile, back at the ranch... Bridey, just look at how incredible this escort card "table" is! OMFG. It's so well done, that the planner in me is going to cry.

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Speaking of a crying wedding planner, the décor at this wedding is simply phenomenal. The details are absolutely exquisite!! I truly love everything about everything!

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Like, this is a summer wedding, and yet S+A are rockin' deer as part of their décor. How fucking awesome is that?

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It's clear to me (and probably to you too if you have even a shred of emotion), that the guests at Sarah and Andy's wedding WANT to be there to support the B+G and celebrate with them.

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I'm thinking that the photographer thought it was a good idea to get a group shot before things got super cray... Keep scrolling, bridey. All I gotta say is, HOT DAMN!

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I dunno know who she is, but I love her and would be holding her hand if I was lucky enough to be at this wedding!

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Soooooo.... YAAAAAASSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Party! Party! Party!

Look at the faces of the peeps in the background of these pics. Totally awesome!

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Sarah, Andy, you had EXACTLY the right mix of emotion and celebration (not to mention your incredible décor). Thank you for sharing the first day of the rest of your lives together with Bitchless Bride!!

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Adam Kealing International Wedding Photography
DJ: DJ Mitch Fourtune @ Remix Weddings
Flowers: Beth Hohensee @ Studio Flora Diva
Dress: Cleo & Clementine
Event Venue: Hawkesdene

Real Wedding Wednesday ~ When Models Get Married... Beautiful Inside and Out

This is a beautiful wedding with beautiful people. Seriously, they’re models and hot damn are they good looking! But, beyond the aesthetics, the décor and our stunning B+G, these two absolutely get it. They get each other! In one little paragraph, Amanda, the bride sums it all up when she says that, “…I was so excited to plan our wedding, but I also in a sense didn’t even care if anything went wrong, I just knew I wanted to marry him. All I cared about was taking those vows and enjoying our special day with the people we love. And, that’s exactly what happened. The night was perfect and beautiful, and everyone we loved was there to celebrate with us.” Applause!!! Applause!!! Applause!!!

There is no doubt that there is a ton of inspiration in this gorgeous wedding. You’ll see lush gardens, gold sequined linens, cathedral ceilings, etc. But, the most inspiration should come from the story Amanda and Victor are going to tell as you become intoxicated with the details.

Take it away Amanda and Victor!

Victor: I met the love of my life while venturing into the modeling world, I am just a lucky dog to be chosen by a local photographer with a concept to recreate an old music video trough images. This is how our paths crossed and I fell in love the moments I saw her but even I wasn’t aware of how in love I was with her. Our shoot took place on the beaches of San Francisco and just like my wife that city now holds a very special place in my heart for making that moment so special….

Amanda: I first talked to Victor on Facebook; he contacted me to ask me advice about the modeling world because it was all new to him. He had shot photos with a photographer I had worked with before, and this photographer friend asked if I’d be able to do a couple’s shoot on the beach, so I said yes! The shoot was going to be a recreation of the music video “Wicked Games.” So, come to find out, the other model she set me up with for the shoot was Victor! The city of San Francisco, especially the beach, is a weakness for me… and so is a handsome man… so that day couldn’t have been any more perfect. Without even knowing it, we had this natural attraction towards one another. He made me feel so beautiful and confident; he was such a sweet gentleman. I was so nervous and yet he made me feel so calm and collected. I will never forget that day, the whole ride home, I was in the front seat and he was in the back, and he reached around and touched my arm and flirted with me the whole ride home. I felt like a little girl falling in love!

Amanda: After that (the shoot), we had our first date, and we just hit it off. He was perfect in every way. I had finally found the man I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with. This was a new feeling for us both, we were both so in love and that’s all we knew. Victor: A year after we met (Valentine’s week) I decided to take her back where it all began… on the beaches of San Francisco, and it took all of me to finally calm down and pop the question. I reached into my pocket with my trembling hand and asked her if she wanted to spend the rest of her life with me …to my surprise she said yes!!! At that moment I felt my nervousness replaced by so much joy and happiness and excitement for the wedding planning months ahead…Victor: My personal favorite part of the wedding was seeing her walk down the aisle glowing like I’ve never seen her before, in her beautiful wedding dress thinking to myself how surreal this moment was and how incredibly lucky I was to be able to soon call this beautiful woman my wife ….OMG. These are probably my favorite linens ever! I love using these!

Fantasy Friday ~ An Intimate, Warm, Heartfelt Wedding with Kickass Décor

Know what caught my eye about this stunning wedding, bridey? The simplicity. The sense of weightlessness. The intimacy. Oh! And the amazing details! Considering that I am a seriously detailed individual, this wedding definitely made me stop and study the gorgeousness (shit, is that a word?!). And even before I read the blurb from Greta with FROM THE HIP, I could totally tell that Nicole and Eric were the kind of couple I would have loved to have worked with, based on how I felt from just looking at their stunning pictures! Greta mentioned that “this wedding was a happy, intimate and stress-free affair”. LOVE IT! 

The most important thing to Nicole and Eric was enjoying their wedding day and appreciating their friends and family. If you scroll down, you will see long, beautiful tables with mismatched chairs (the bright blue ones are my fave!). The guests were served family style as if they were sitting around their kitchen table enjoying the company of those around them. Love and laughter filled the air, and then as the sun set the celebration continued with dancing in the dark and festivities. And THAT my friends, is what it’s all about… Enjoy!!

Nicole & Eric you are such a HOT couple!OMG. I seriously love everything about this pic. The headpiece, the dress, the bouquet! Oh my!!!What a romantically fabulous kiss!!! I'm a sucker for how Eric is holding Nicole's head...Time to mix it up, baby!!Holy shit. Gorgeous. Sexy. Perfect.I cannot get enough of this! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the bright blue chairs, and the centerpieces!

Real Wedding Wednesday ~ A "Please Touch" Wedding

Rachel and Jaden, all I gotta say... WHAT A KICKASS WEDDING!!! Seriously! I love everything about everything! The location, the dress... OMG, the dress! I am super obsessed with Jim Hjelm, and when you see Rachel's dress, you'll see why. Anyway, as I was saying, they chose an incredible location, incredible decor and an insanely AWESOME cake! But, the best part? It's clear by the photographs that everybody was having an incredible time. I wish I was there...

From the very talented David Walters Photography: "The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia was an impressive venue choice by our bride and groom, Rachel & Jaden. This locale boasts both beautiful grounds surrounding the museum, as well as dramatic and elegant spaces within for the ceremony and reception, not to mention a carousel for the cocktail hour! The grand staircases and architecture of the Please Touch Museum posed as stately backdrops for our couple, including a unique spot for our first look. The greenery behind the museum was a charming, clean backdrop for our family and wedding party photographs."

OMG. OMG. OMG. The dress!!!!Such a cute first look series!Jaden... NICE SOCKS!!!Holy bridal party... Love all of the colors, and styles.Look at these ceilings!Seriously, I'm gonna bust! A MAZ ING!!!

Fantasy Friday ~ Majestic, Vintage & Fabulous

I'm not gonna lie... This styled shoot is totally an orgy for the eyes... So, in keeping up with the whole "orgy" theme, I'm going to share it with you. Because isn't that what an orgy is all about? Sharing? OMG... SORRY! I think it's time that I move away from the orgy thing... Anyway, this shoot is BEA U TI FUL!! I love everything about it. In fact, I hardly knew where to begin (because there's like, so much beauty), so whatever photograph caught my eye, that's the order in which you are seeing it. 

I hope you enjoy this one, bridey! Clearly, you know that I did! I mean, considering that I used the word "orgy" four times in one paragraph... Yeah, I'd say this one definitely moved me!

The lace, the gold and the china, oh my!!Is that the cutest thing you have ever seen? Look at that pink tongue!Um... could you bust? This dress had me at "hello"...SHUT UP!! This cake is fucking incredible!!!Check out the jewels on the dog!Fantastically amazing table... Look at that headpiece!!!I love this one... 

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Robyn Preston Photography
Etsy Designer: Carolina Moon Designs
Event Designer: Stargazer Creations
Dress Designer: Alina Pizzano Couture Bridal
Veils and Headpieces: all that jazz design
Makeup Artist: Beautiful Faces by Denise
Cake Designer: The Blooming Bakery
Equipment Rentals: The Vintage Table Co.
Floral Designer: Recycled Love Story
Reception Venue: The Valencia Country Club