20 Mar

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Cute alert. This sartorial themed shower from Elisabetta Marzetti + Cristina Di Giovanna is one of the most adorable things we’ve seen in awhile. The concept for the shoot all revolved around a fun activity idea: a sewing class to create a ring cushion for the bride to use on her wedding day. And with that in mind, cupcakes were topped with buttons, spools of thread repurposed as place cards, and vintage measuring tape incorporated into the décor.

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Brings new meaning to the phrase “cute as a button!” (Ha! See what we did there?)

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Il Profumo dei Fiori’s soft and sweet centerpiece recipe: roses, white hydrangeas, astilbe, scabiosa stellata, and matricaria.

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Rustic chic bridal shower | Photo by Elisabetta Marzetti | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70323

Did you notice the bridesmaids are all wearing button earrings too? Such a sweet detail!

Photographer: Elisabetta Marzetti / Event Design & Coordination: Cristina Di Giovanna / Venue: Nonostante Marras by Antonio Marras / Hair & Makeup: Paola Bianchera / Florist: Sofia Barozzi from Il Profumo dei Fiori / Pastries: Carlotta Salvatori / Stationery: Ara Marsili / Rentals: Decochic & La Soffitta in Prestito / Dresses: Alessia Baldi Atelier / Models: Elina Blicava, Lucia Del Pasqua, Anjeza Tufina, Carolina Rimondi, & Elisa Motterle

 
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19 Mar

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Meeta + Gary’s wedding is the perfect thing to take you out of your hump day slump. It’s full of color, culture, food, drinks, and fun—which all makes sense considering these two love to travel and met while hiking the trail to Machu Picchu in Peru. We especially love how they combined a rustic yet elegant theme with Indian cultural influences—a sitar player at the ceremony, Meeta’s stunning sari, and Bollywood music to entertain their guests. Next Exit Photography did a great job of capturing it all.

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

That view! Wowee!

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Such a beautiful and unique dress. We can’t say we’ve seen anything quite like it before.

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

These two spent the biggest chunk of their budget on food and wine, because that’s what they love and appreciate, and wanted their friends and family to share in that experience too!

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Moroccan Santa Barbara wedding | Photo by Next Exit Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70057

Congrats you two!

Photographer: Next Exit Photography / Event Coordination & Design: Kristeen LaBrot Events / Venue: Dos Pueblos Ranch / Hair & Makeup: Mar With Team / Florist: Tenley Erin Young / Invitation Designer: Bride & Kristeen LaBrot Events / Cake: Enjoy Cupcakes / Catering: New West / Wine Tasting: Artiste Winery / Rentals: Town & Country / Bride’s Dress: Claire Pettibone from Bliss Bride / Sari: Manish Malhotra from Sagar Exclusive / Sari Shoes: Louis Vuitton / White Dress Shoes: See by Chloe / Veil: Honeycomb Veils / Jewelry: Justine M Couture / Groom’s Suit: Custom Joseph Abboud & Ermengildo Zegna / Shoes: Tsubo & Salvatore Ferragamo

 
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19 Mar

Vintage 60s wedding gown | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

After hearing that Susan + Ben run an interior design and architecture firm together in San Francisco, we knew their wedding was going to be full of creative, design-driven touches. And everything from the dress (a vintage frock that Susan reworked) to the florals does not disappoint. But our favorite little detail is probably the paper crown favors that Susan + Ben lovingly hand-cut for each and every guest. You can tell from Edyta Szyszlo’s photos that everyone had a lot of fun with those…

Vintage 60s wedding gown | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Susan purchased her vintage ‘60s gown from Decades of Fashion in SF, and then added gold lace and fringe trim to jazz it up.

Quartz ring | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Romantic and soft, with a little bit of quirk added in for good measure… everything we love in a bouquet!

Vintage 60s wedding gown | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

flower crown | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Bryan Atwood wedding shoes  | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Vintage 60s wedding gown | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Vintage 60s wedding gown | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Susan says, I would describe our inspiration and concept to be an end-of-summer, simple and intimate dinner party at an old mansion tucked away in the Redwoods. We wanted the party to be true to us, so we took the traditional wedding concept for a spin and made it a modern celebration that reflected our styles.

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192 Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192 Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Our favorite memory of the night was the moment when Ben and I walked into the dining room as husband and wife to see all our guests wearing their crowns! Ben took out his phone and took a picture of that moment—so cute and special! 

Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192 Rustic California wedding | Photo by Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=70192

Just gorgeous! Congrats Susan + Ben!

Photographer: Edyta Szyszlo Photography / Event Design & Stationery: Homework (bride & groom) / Day-of Coordinator: Marquita Hunter from Happily Wedding / Venue: Ralston White Retreat / Hair & Makeup: Jasmine Choi / Florist: Natalie Bowen Designs / Dessert: The Creme Brulee Cart /  Food Trucks: The Chairman & Roli Roti / Bartenders: Geoffrey Rush & Jason Rager from AQ / Rentals: Hartmann & Zephyr Tents / DJ: Rytoast / Officiant: Demir Gjokaj (friend of the couple) / Favors: San Franola Granola & Kinfolk Magazine / Bride’s Dress: Reworked vintage gown from Decades of Fashion / Shoes: Brian Atwood / Cocktail Ring: Adina Mills / Groom’s Suit: Custom /  Tie & Shoes: J.Crew / Bridesmaid Dresses: Vintage

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