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Elegant Backyard Summer Wedding in California

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 01, 2013

Josephine & Erick

August 11

Belmont, California

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From the photographer:

“Josephine and Erick are a soft-spoken couple, who reside outside of San Francisco. They are the proud parents of Bodie; probably the cutest French bulldog/ring bearer ever. Their wedding was held at their own home overlooking the hills of Santa Cruz. With the help of their coordinator, Yelena Johnson, they transformed their home into the elegant venue that it became on their wedding day. Guests were seated at two 24 foot dinner tables, and during dinner, they were pleasantly entertained by a slideshow movie of the bride and groom while feasting on local cuisine and wines.

The bride and groom chose to host their wedding at their home because their wedding day wasn’t just about celebrating their own marriage but also about celebrating friends and family. And they couldn’t think of a better way to do that than to welcome them into their home. Not just welcoming physically but welcoming them into the union of their life. Of course, having the wedding at home meant their French bulldog Bodie and his sister Bella could join too!

Everyone dined underneath the stars, and they ran in and out in between courses, crowding the kitchen island bar for celebratory toasts. They danced the night away in the dining room while overlooking the bay from the terrace.” — Jaime Viera, Viera Photography

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Are You Including Your Pet in Your Wedding Day?

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 05, 2012

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Including your pet in your wedding party has become a popular trend these days. It has become so popular that there are even personalized bow ties, collars, leashes, and ring bearer pillows made especially for dogs. However, it’s important that you make sure your ceremony site allows pets before you decide to include them in your wedding party – or buy these adorable accessories. You might also want to talk with your bridal party and see who would be willing to walk your furry friend down the aisle – as much as we love our pets we don’t want to be distracted from saying our vows!

 

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