Pelican Hill wedding: Nikki + Andrew

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Imagine the look on Heather, of Amorology‘s face when Nikki, our bride, told her they wanted the theme of their wedding to incorporate fish and dogs. Not just that. It had to be done elegantly. Really, what does one do with that? When you’re Heather, you take that idea and run with it! First, the color palette was determined – coral would be an accent color, creams and browns as neutrals, fish scales and wood as patterns, and kraft paper and twine used as basic supplies. From there, the most adorable and creative wedding was born (fish and dogs included)!

Pelican Hill wedding

If anyone is allowed to outdo the bride it’s the flower girl. Aside from those little cute cheeks, we’re smitten over that pretty in pink tutu dress by Fluffy Tuffies.

Pelican Hill wedding

Heather introduced me to Courtney from Brightly Designed. The minute I walked into her studio I KNEW we’d be a great fit. I told her about our color scheme, theme, and a few details I knew I wanted (like the wood dog cut-outs, the fonts, the letterpress, the background patterns, etc.), and Courtney took everything to the next level. She did an AMAZING job with all of the paper elements. I am in awe of her creativity and talent.

Pelican Hill wedding

The dress I ended up with wasn’t anything like I had pictured. I thought I wanted delicate lace trim with perhaps some floral details and pick-ups, and I chose almost the opposite: a shimmering Ines di Santo covered in paillettes with no lace and no pick-ups. I fell in love with the way it shimmered in the light.

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

We can’t get enough of the flower girl and the felted flower ring bearer pillow (made with the train of the bride’s mom’s wedding dress).

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

Dog lovers, this is a wedding to fall in love with! The “Please fetch your name” escort card table with sand, grass, and all the works is playful and chic.

Pelican Hill wedding

As part of their RSVPs, N + A asked guests to send in their favorite joke. They chose 10 favorites and placed one joke at each table setting on a little card in the shape of a “funny” bone. Perfect ice breaker!

Pelican Hill wedding

Nikki, on her flowers…I’m in love with dinner plate (or cafe au lait) dahlias. They’re huge, beautiful, and really make a statement without being over the top. I also adore succulents. I’d say we started with those, then added from there, using roses, stephanotis, hanging amaranthus, and hydrangeas. The look I was going for was sweet, romantic, and elegant with a hint of vintage and a touch of quirky. Square Root went above and beyond my expectations with all of our flowers and decor. It’s pretty exciting to see the work of all of your vendors come together in the end; they each did a beautiful job that really reflected our tastes and personalities.

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

Pelican Hill wedding

Congratulations Nikki + Andrew!

Photography: Caroline Tran / Wedding planner: Amorology / Florist & lighting: Squareroot Designs / Videography: Taylor Films / Hair: Stacey Nanto of Jule Salon / Make-Up: Megan Anderson / Rentals: Concepts Event Design / Invitations: Brightly Designed / DJ: Tim Altbaum Productions / Venue: Pelican Hill Resort / Bride’s dress + veil: Ines di Santo / Bridal + bridesmaid shoes: Jimmy Choo / Jewelry: Bride’s grandmother’s silver bracelet, earrings made to match by Nuggets and Carats / Groom’s + groomsmen suit + shirts: Gary’s Studio / Bridesmaid Dresses: Amsale from The White Dress / Flower Girl Dress: custom made by Fluffy Tuffies on Etsy / Domo Cake Topper: The Air Castle / Linens: La Tavola Linen

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Mabelle on Jan 9, 2012

Awww this is soo gorgeous. The pics have a lovely fairy tale feel too it and the couple look so picture perfect. Nice work!!

Mo on Jan 9, 2012

Lovely! What type of flower/plant is used for the boutonnieres? I absolutely love how they look!

Mary Herrington | Forever & Ever Events | Reverie Magazine on Jan 9, 2012

OMG I love this! All the playful details! And of course the dog theme thrills me to no end!! :)

jillian nicole {uniquely chic events} on Jan 9, 2012

Oh my goodness, their escort card table is too cute! "Fetch Your Name"--how adorable!:)

jenny on Jan 9, 2012

This is so dreamy! I want a tutu like that!

Reagan McGowan on Jan 9, 2012

Where is the white chair from?

Lovella Bridal on Jan 9, 2012

The bride's Ines Di Santo gown is to-die-for! Feminine and just absolutely beautiful. And how about that flower girl? So sweet. So many lovely details in this wedding, from the floating candles to the stylish cake. WOW!

Calie Rose on Jan 9, 2012

Love all the details..."wish bone" joke for the guests, the succulent in the sand as thank you's, the ceremony site, succulent boutonnieres, the color palette is many beautiful details. Congratulations to the couple!

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Ashlee Raubach on Jan 10, 2012

The colors are absolutely gorgeous!! And I love the use of succulents throughout the flowers arrangements :)

Sue on Jan 10, 2012

Love the succulent favours - such pretty little things! I'd be thrilled if I got one of those :)

Tiffany on Jan 10, 2012

Oh my goodness! That tutu makes me want to be a little girl again! And the fairy wings! They remind me of when I game some to my niece, she just turned 3 and she was scared to put them on at first. Not now! I love including children in weddings like this. Sometimes they steal the show, which is fine by me.

Chris Parker on Jan 10, 2012

Wow! Was searching the web today for some inspiration and found it! Awesome stuff.

Dream Day Cakes® on Jan 11, 2012

Absolutely love the custom domo toppers.

caitlin on Jan 11, 2012

I love the 'fetch your name"!!! where did they get those dog figurines???

Jacquelyn@jacquelynjacksonphotography on Jan 13, 2012

This is lovely! The colors are so soft and dreamy, everything looks super fun AND elegant at the same time!

Karen on Jan 15, 2012

Nikki: I am so glad we were able to share with you and Andrew. Every detail spoike of your elegant creativity. It was so nice to see the pictures as every time we turned around there was some special nuance to see and these pictures were great remembrances. It truly was so very beautiful and memorable. Karen

Nicole Zenner on Jan 16, 2012

Thanks for sharing this beautiful wedding. Uniquely crafted, stunning style - I love it all!

Debbie Norris on Jan 20, 2012

Nikki, This was by far the most gorgeous wedding I have ever seen, absolutely perfect and quite you! The pictures don't do it justice, I enjoyed every minute of the wedding and wouldn't have missed it for the world. Love you both!

Michaela on Mar 11, 2012

I love the details! How (and/or where) did you print the escort flags? And, is the flag made of wood or paper? Thanks so much! I'm loving the succulents!

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