Modern Palm Springs wedding: Jessie + Jon

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Palm Springs, we love you. You’re always sunny, you’re glittered with retro glam, and you’re home to The Parker – a secret hideaway for any and all Jonathan Adler lovers alike. If you’re at all into the groovy stylings of Mr. Adler, then this could also be your dream venue. It’s the type of place you walk into, and think, “I need to get married here” (true words spoken by our bride). After Jessie + Jon fell in love with The Parker, a fun, modern with a touch of kitsch, wedding was born. Clearly a photographer who is just as fab and knows the venue like the back of her hand would do the trick. Enter, Sarah Yates!

modern palm springs wedding

modern palm springs wedding

To avoid spending lots of money on flowers at the alter, and make the ceremony area feel like an outdoor living room, Cortnie of Canvas and Canopy came up with the idea to hang vintage inspired lampshades behind the couple.

modern palm springs wedding

modern palm springs wedding

“When life gives you lemons make spiked Arnold Palmers” – yes!

modern palm springs wedding

modern palm springs wedding

modern palm springs wedding

The place card table was so perfectly Palm Springs. Framed photos of old Hollywood movie stars and singers that spent a lot of their time in PS sat pretty with a sign reading, “You’re invited to dine with the Stars of Hollywood’s Playground”.

modern palm springs wedding

Let’s talk about those napkins and those hands! Renting napkins can be expensive and limiting. Jessie decided to make her own. She ordered different prints, and got a seamstress to hem the edges and iron them. The modern graphics add just the right amount of pop to the tables, and the best part? She gets to keep them to reuse at her next party.

Now, those ceramic hands. This must be the “touch of kitsch” they were talking about. They’re actually jewelry stands from Urban Outfitters that were used to hold all the food labels. Aren’t they great?

modern palm springs wedding

To dine at these gorgeous tables! The metallic vases were from Ross, while most of the white vases were from Home Goods, but also thrift stores and Cortnie’s personal collection. The combo of eclectic vases + couture floral designs by JL Designs and Events is killing us.

modern palm springs wedding

modern palm springs wedding

modern palm springs wedding

Jessie + Jon, we’re positive Mr. Adler would be proud! Congratulations!

Photography: Sarah Yates, Birds of a Feather / Venue: The Parker Palm Springs / Wedding coordinator: Ashley Stone from Something Blue / Event design: Canvas and Canopy / Flowers: JL Designs and Events / DJ: Michael Antonia, The Flashdance / Rentals: Poko Event Productions / Catering: Patty Gleeson at The Parker / Hair: Matthew Williams / Makeup: Elle Leary /  Bride’s dress: Vera Wang from Glamour Closet in LA / Seamstress: Anne Fiser from A Stitch in Time / Shoes: BCBG / Groom’s suit: Hugo Boss, shirt: custom made from Astor & Black, tie: Thomas Pink / Submitted By: Be Inspired PR

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Dani on Oct 26, 2011

The wedding was as spectacular as it looks in pictures... The details were perfect and you can't see it here, but there was a mean dance party to boot.

Canvas & Canopy Events on Oct 26, 2011

Thanks so much for the feature! :) The graphics were done by Printed Palette Ink :)

Annie on Oct 26, 2011

Love all the pretty colors! That pink-hued photo of the couple is to die for!

Danielle on Oct 26, 2011

This wedding has the best color palette. I am definitely borrowing some color inspiration for my own wedding!

Kyla on Oct 26, 2011

Those straw flags and that chess set are so adorable!

Jessica on Oct 26, 2011

My god, her ring is gorgeous! Where is it from?

Melissa at Wayne Foster Entertainment on Oct 26, 2011

The colors are amazing! I love the chandeliers hanging .

Stacie on Oct 26, 2011

Oh wow, this is great!

WoodsyWeddings on Oct 26, 2011

Such fresh, fun colors and details! Love the retro Hollywood resort vibe of Palm Springs.

Jessie on Oct 26, 2011

@Jessica - HI this is Jessie, Thank you for the flatting comment about my ring. It's a 1930's dinner ring that I found online by searching In Style's wedding page about 2 years ago. It was featured from a jewelry store in NY called Doyle & Doyle. I looked all over for the perfect vintage ring and as soon as I spotted it I knew we had to order it. Doyle & Doyle has a great return policy and everyone that works there was super helpful and nice. Best of luck!!

Justine on Oct 26, 2011

I'm obsessed with that gold sequin tablecloth! It would make such a fab accessory for any party. ~Stop Me if You've Heard This One

Janice Bear on Oct 26, 2011

That ring! Those shoes! This wedding! Are you serious? There are not enough exclaimation points in the world!

emilypf on Oct 26, 2011

This wedding is stunning. The gold sparkle table cloth photo at the end is really the icing on the cake.... also the cake on the table.

wedding dresses on Oct 27, 2011

Lovely high heals!

Angie on Oct 27, 2011

I really love the color pallette.

Jacquelyn on Oct 27, 2011

Over the top palm springs awesomeness! The bright colors are so fun - and a gold sequin tablecloth for the cake table?! YES PLEASE!

JL DESIGNS on Oct 27, 2011

This was one of my faves to work on this year! Thank you ladies for featuring our work! Xoxo, C

Angela Dal Bon Custom Invites on Oct 27, 2011

There are so many things about this wedding that I love down to the little details (drink stirrers). Love the patterned napkins and the chairs.

Mari on Oct 27, 2011

The details are really fantastic and fun. Love the sofa and coffee table on the lawn!

Jeanne on Oct 28, 2011

Simply amazing Hollywood regency glam.. I love the Jonathan Adler feel. The flowers and design are amazing. Everything is perfection to the max!!

Calie Rose on Oct 31, 2011

What a glamorous wedding! Everything looks beautiful!

Holly Schoenke, Simply Sweet Weddings on Oct 31, 2011

That lounge furniture is fantastic!

Dina on Oct 31, 2011

The details are so fun, i really like the hands holding the menus! And those chess pieces are to die for!

Ashley @ Be Isnpried PR on Nov 2, 2011

This is a to die for wedding! Talk about a dream team of vendors... you guys killed it!

Angie B on Nov 7, 2011

Absolutely adore the color scheme and so perfect for Palm Springs! Beautifully coordinated as always

Meagan on Nov 8, 2011

I love that cute chair with the fruit! its so sweet! makes the color pop!

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Carly on Feb 1, 2012

I am curious as to where you bought the fabric for the napkins. I love love love that idea. Did you sew on the stripe to the other fabric? Do you make sure you look for a specific type of fabric? I would learn how to hem and iron if I can have napkins like that!

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