Napa Valley wedding: Alexa + Matt

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rustic Napa Valley save the date postcard and triangle cutouts

We love when Paige & Kelly of Bash, Please send us a wedding they’ve coordinated, planned and designed the florals for. Between the bride’s custom Monique Lhullier studded gown, the amazing views from The Carneros Inn, the incredibly gorgeous natural crystals and stones used as centerpieces (gah, so pretty!), the paper goods and the always dreamy photography of Feather Love, there’s just so much to swoon over. Like we said, we love it when they send us a looker like this one! We originally caught a peek at their wedding in the fall issue of Martha Stewart Weddings and couldn’t wait to see more. Shall we?

Jennifer Behr hair clip

Carneros Inn, Napa Valley

custom altered Monique Lhullier wedding dress

Alexa actually worked with Monique Lhullier’s LA salon to design a dress, combining the top of one dress (specifically the beautiful mesh collar dress) with the body of another. See ladies, you really can make your dream wedding dress!

simple black and white invitation suite

Napa Valley wedding

Carneros Inn, Napa, California

pale floral bouquet

shades of pale gray bridesmaid dresses

natural crystal and stone bridesmaid necklaces

We’re definitely fans of these geode necklaces. They tie in perfectly with the crystals and stones used as centerpieces.

succulent and greens boutonniere

custom altered Monique Lhullier wedding dress

triangle paper programs and signs

outdoor Napa wedding

Carneros Inn, Napa Valley

To get to the ceremony location guests strolled through a lovely garden to arrive to this stunning view of an apple orchard overlooking Napa Valley.

outdoor Napa wedding

California wine country portraits

napa valley vineyard portraits

Carneros Inn, Napa Valley

wedding and guest gift table

guest book poster

milk crate flower boxes and custom labeled honey jars

custom labeled sage honey jars

hanging paper escort cards

hanging paper escort cards

family style dining table

tin potted plants, terrariums and crystal and stone centerpieces

natural floral centerpieces with roses and lambs ear and crystals

custom printed menus and tie dye napkins

tin flower pots and simple bud vases

crystal and stone centerpieces and black metal table numbers

I loved some of the natural crystals that were becoming popular in jewelry, and my grandfather lives in Pala, California, a region surrounded by quartz and tourmaline mines, so I thought it would be special to incorporate natural crystal and stone into the table arrangements.

romantic first dance

pastry dessert table

individual pastry desserts

triangle floor lighting

Love how the triangle design that was seen throughout their wedding details also made it to the dance floor!

romantic first dance

A few choice words from our lovely bride:

I’d recommend doing what we did and having some kind of afterparty for guests that have stuck around until the dance floor closes.  It was one of my favorite moments of our wedding–we were done with all of our official bride and groom duties and could just spend time with our friends and family…and we were all still buzzing from the wedding excitement!

We’ll be eyeing this one for some time. Congratulations Alexa + Matt!

Photography: Feather Love / Planning, design, flowers, paper goods design: Bash, Please / Invitation design: Bella Figura / Venue: The Carneros Inn, Napa, California / Catering: The Carneros Inn / Music: Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert / DJ: Michael Antonia of The Flashdance / Favors: local honey from Hurley Farms in Napa Valley / Bridesmaid dresses: J.Crew / Geode necklaces: Solis Jewelry on Etsy / Groomsmen ties: Nordstrom / Makeup: Audrey Crandell from Glowing Bridal / Hair: Rachel Merritt of The Powder Room / Bride’s dress: Monique Lhullier / Hair clip: Jennifer Behr / Shoes: Loeffler Randall / Earrings: Anthropologie / Groom’s suit: Suit: Zegna / Shoes: Allen Edmonds

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@WeddingReports on Dec 12, 2012

Napa Valley wedding: Alexa + Matt via @100LayerCake #wedding

@sashbuzz on Dec 12, 2012

Napa Valley wedding: Alexa + Matt

Hot Chocolates - Chocolate Fountains on Dec 12, 2012

Loving the colours with the flowers... and the desert table looks to die for! Yum :) oxox

Anni on Dec 12, 2012

Oh this wedding is stunning... between the mountains, Napa Valley, Alexa's dress, the paper goods, and those flowers, I'm in love.

headshot photographer tampa on Dec 12, 2012

I actually just went to a wedding in Napa Valley last year. It was amazing but this one take the cake! Thanks for sharing! headshot photographer tampa

@featherlove on Dec 12, 2012

this gorgeous Bash, Please Napa Valley wedding we shot is featured in 100 Layer Cake AND Martha Stewart Weddings!

@craftypiepress on Dec 12, 2012

Check out this Napa Valley wedding featuring a gorgeous custom designed gown via @100layercake

NYC Wedding Photographer on Dec 12, 2012

This wedding is really beautiful. Love the photography! The aerial shot of the table is fab. The bride's dress is so unique. Bravo!

Jacquelyn {Jacquelyn Jackson Photography} on Dec 12, 2012

Loving this wedding!

@WeddingDates on Dec 13, 2012

I have fallen in love with this bride's Monique Lhullier jewelled gown. Take a peek!

@TimDuncanEvents on Dec 13, 2012

What a pretty #realwedding! Love it!

Tulle and Chantilly Inspiration on Dec 13, 2012

Love this! Especially the two kiss in the sunshine, it's so romantic! I already shared it in my tumblr! Thanks for sharing <3

@solisjewelry on Dec 13, 2012

Solis on the 100 Layer Cake blog, plus lots more photos of the gorg Napa Valley wedding my necklaces were a part of!

Budget Wedding Invitations on Dec 14, 2012

I'm swooning over her sensational gown - absolutely stunning! Love the chic styling and colour palette which really embrace the overall contemporary theme of the wedding!

Emma on Dec 15, 2012

Really great wedding photos. That desert table looks so good!

A Day in May Design on Dec 16, 2012

So many beautiful details. ! especially love the necklaces and centerpieces.

Maria on Jan 28, 2013

Beautiful wedding! Great Decor!

Alicia on Apr 6, 2013

We did all the rentals for this event and would love credit in the vendors section!

Kate Frankenberg on Jun 16, 2015

This is a beautiful wedding!! Going to a summer wedding in Napa, now what would you wear if you we’re a guest? I've laid out a few options, help me decide!!!!

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