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Modern country wedding: Christy + Christian

August 31, 2009

Another perty wedding to start the week with… this time from Jose Villa. Yay. We love his work.

Christy grew up in the south and when planning her wedding wanted to have as “country” a wedding as possible on the west coast. Most importantly they wanted their wedding to feel like home, while spending an evening under stars with with delicious food and friends and family. The Carneros Inn turned out to be a perfect blend of rustic charm and hip, modern style. Can’t blame them. The Carneros Inn is seriously beautiful.

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Maybe one of the best parts of the whole wedding was that Christy’s extraordinarily dapper 80 year old grandfather performed the ceremony. How sweet is that?? Following the ceremony, in true Southern tradition, a trumpeter led guests to the cocktail hour. Something about incorporating unexpected music into your wedding day really makes it memorable. Especially as a guest.

PLUS, we have their super sweet super 8 video to share too.

christy + christian from joel serrato on Vimeo.

Photography: Jose Villa / Coordination & Design: Instead of You / Videography: Joel Serrato Films / Venue & Catering: Carneros Inn / Dress: Melissa Sweet / Florist: Kathleen Deery

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