Marvimon wedding: Allison + Lowell

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Marvimon wedding

With it’s vertical garden oasis, re-salvaged rustic tables, and exposed brick walls, The Marvimon House in Los Angeles added quite the awesome factor to Allison + Lowell’s wedding. But then what Brown Paper Design did with the florals (um, check out those hanging planters) just transformed the room. And, aside from their initials being L + A, these two really are in love with everything LA. Like really. LA based vendors under one roof, Moscow Mules graced the tables, pretty music was played, and pink snake skin stilettos were worn. T’was a successful & gorgeous wedding, you’ll see!

Monique Lhuillier lace dress

bridal shoes

These pink snake skin stilettos paired with an all lace and French bustled gown may not have sounded like they’d mix well, but oh did they. Wow. And the dress? There’s a pretty great story behind it that you’ll hear all about from Allison in just a sec.

Monique Lhuillier lace dress

geometric wedding ring

Lowell wore a boutonniere with black Pussywillows, plum blossoms, and african violets.

patterned groom's bow tie

Monique Lhuillier lace  v-neck dress

My dress was a custom made unfinished Monique Lhuillier lace dress which I bought at a sample sale. It doesn’t have a name attached to it because it was never a part of any collection. I feel in love with the lace detailing and had never seen it before, and have yet to see it again. The dress had to be altered down 3-4 sizes, fitted, and finished by Anne Fiser of “A stich in Time”.  The jeweled belt & veil I wore was handmade by Anne’s daughter, Olivia.  They not only made my dress spectacular but helped me with every part of my wedding including, and most importantly, recommending Yoleine (my amazing coordinator and planner).  

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message table

dinosaur message print

outdoor cocktail hour

custom print signage

pastel floral and branch centerpieces

Brown Paper Designs blew my mind!  The flowers used for the bridal party were icelandic poppies, ranunculus, stock, peonies, and yellow roses (to honor my grandmother that passed away & they’re also the flower for the city I was born in: Tyler, TX). Throughout the space they used a mix of ranunculus, stock, peonies, moss, walking sticks… it all looks stunning. 

exotic floral arrangements

copper table elements

Moscow Mules were a huge hit in Los Angeles back in the 1940’s, so they gifted each of their guests with their own mug!

decorative menu chalkboard

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custom gift box labels

gold wedding cake

bride and groom chairs

cake pop desserts

family style wedding dinner

first dance at the marvimon house

The lovebirds danced to “You go to my head”, the Frank Sinatra Version.

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Congratulations L + A!

Event coordinator, wedding planner, dream machine: Yoleine Dumarsais of YellowBird Events / Photography: Brian Leahy / Flowers: Brown Paper Design / Alcohol: Silverlake wine / Food & servers: Heirloom LA / Cake, cake pops, desserts: Sweet and Sassy / Venue: Marvimon / Alterations, dress, everything: A Stitch in Time / Hair & makeup: Fiore / Groom’s suit: John Varvatos / Bow tie: Hermes

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(@clubwedd) (@clubwedd) on Aug 13, 2012

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(@WeddingReports) (@WeddingReports) on Aug 13, 2012

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(@100LayerCake) (@100LayerCake) on Aug 13, 2012

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(@WeddingCakeBook) (@WeddingCakeBook) on Aug 13, 2012

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(@LayneCorban) (@LayneCorban) on Aug 13, 2012

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Nicole Zenner on Aug 13, 2012

Gorgeous photos of a very adorable couple. The details captured - amazing! And I'm dying over the bride's dress - so divine!

Nicole Zenner (@NDZenner) on Aug 13, 2012

Bride's dress is divine! RT @100LayerCake Our kind of wedding w/ photos by @brianleahyphoto... http://t.co/qSu1gYvy

Caribbean Wedding events on Aug 13, 2012

Wow...this wedding is exquisite! I love the pink snake skins with the lace wedding gown...amazing touch along with all the beautiful images.

nbarrett photography on Aug 13, 2012

so stunningly beautiful!

(@100LayerCake) (@100LayerCake) on Aug 13, 2012

Gorgeous floral design by @bpaperdesign at this Marvimon House wedding. Hanging planters and all! http://t.co/G0xjezYT

(@LMSPhotography) (@LMSPhotography) on Aug 13, 2012

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Valerie (Pieceful Wedding) on Aug 13, 2012

Gorgeous wedding! The photographer did an amazing job capturing the beautiful moments...and I absolutely love the florals...so unique!

(@FCWeddings) (@FCWeddings) on Aug 13, 2012

Gorgeous centerpieces that are rustic yet elegant and a gold mosaic cake! Check it out! http://t.co/WhJcLeyK via @100layercake

Clare on Aug 13, 2012

Damn, Brown Paper Designs is TALENTED. This wedding is lush, fresh, gorgeous.

Thea Bloch-Neal (@hushedcommotion) on Aug 13, 2012

I am so smitten with this wedding on @100LayerCake, look at that #cake! those #shoes! those #flowers! http://t.co/HUhjMYV0

Brian Leahy (@brianleahyphoto) on Aug 13, 2012

Published today! “@100LayerCake: Moscow Mule mugs for everyone! Our kind of wedding w/ photos by @brianleahyphoto... http://t.co/moCYrrEv”

a on Aug 13, 2012

Beautiful, though the miss-spelling of thumb print would drive me nuts!

Michele Westrick (lovely notes) on Aug 13, 2012

LOVE the mugs as favors. They go well with the signature drinks and the tablescapes!

Katie @ Lovebird Productions on Aug 13, 2012

These two are too sweet! Their tablescape is breathtaking! I love the branches and pretty pink blooms. Just perfect! :)

Hallie Slade on Aug 13, 2012

Absolutely. Positively. Stunning. Great work Yoleine, Brian & team!!!

(@100LayerCake) (@100LayerCake) on Aug 13, 2012

Pink snake skin stilettos. Enough said! http://t.co/G0xjezYT

chelsey on Aug 13, 2012

Where did you find the mugs for favors? Such a beautiful wedding!

The Bridal Stylist (@BridalStylist1) on Aug 13, 2012

Soooo share worthy @100LayerCake. In love with the warmth of this wedding. Shoes, gown, table setting.... http://t.co/L2ixUNaA

Cassidy on Aug 13, 2012

Love the copper mugs (and moscow mules)! Do you have any recommendations on where to buy copper mugs in bulk? Thanks!

Mickey Lynn Jewelry on Aug 13, 2012

This is so beautiful! I love the greenery!

(@Elise_GKBCinc) (@Elise_GKBCinc) on Aug 13, 2012

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Yoleine on Aug 13, 2012

@Chelsey, the mugs were purchased online at moscowmulemugs.com :)! We had an amazing team involved on a special day for Allison & Lowell! Thanks 100LAYER CAKE for posting! XX

Desiree of Bundts of Steel on Aug 13, 2012

This wedding is AMAZING! So creative and colorful, but absolutely beautiful and elegant. Congrats to the couple!

(@wasootch) (@wasootch) on Aug 13, 2012

100 Layer Cake Blog: Marvimon wedding: Allison + Lowell http://t.co/Y6LQ8XPS #weddings

emily on Aug 13, 2012

i need those shoes!!! what kind are they! ps- love the moscow mule mugs!!!

emily on Aug 13, 2012

I found them... Giuseppe Zanotti Pricey...

Alyx on Aug 14, 2012

what a gorgeous wedding!!! love the table arrangements :X the bride dress is stunning!! congrats for this beautiful wedding

Kelly on Aug 14, 2012

Such a stunning wedding, down to the last detail! Absolutely love the tabletops...bookmarking immediately!

Allison on Aug 14, 2012

What wonderful comments! This was my wedding and I know how tricky, time consuming, and at times stressful planning a wedding can be so if anyone has any questions please feel free to ask, I would love to help. There are many more details to the wedding so do not hesitate to contact me, it would be my pleasure since I have literally been in the same boat. Enjoy enjoy enjoy! -Allison Pickett

Jacquelyn {Jacquelyn Jackson Photography} on Aug 14, 2012

The vertical garden makes a gorgeous backdrop for a beautiful couple!

Heirloom LA on Aug 17, 2012

Lovely, lovely (and very sweet) bride, and everything else looks beautiful too, Yellow Bird Events!

susan on Aug 17, 2012

Love your ring. Beautiful. Where did you find it?

Sophie on Sep 30, 2012

Simply lovely!

Liz on Jan 3, 2013

A lovely wedding, but sucking on each other's fingers as part of the ceremony......?

Robin on Mar 17, 2013

You can get custom Moscow mule mugs with your names or logo at customcoppermugs.com.

Stacey on Mar 14, 2014

Allison, Amazing wedding! Beautifully done in every way! Was wondering if you bought or rented those moscow mule mugs?

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