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Korakia Pensione wedding: Alicia + Dylan

February 9, 2012

Another super exciting wedding here today, you guys. This one from our friends Jamie and Michelle, aka Rad + In Love, who if you remember gave away a free wedding photography package with us in the fall. This couple didn’t win the giveaway, but they ended up hiring J and M anyway, and their wedding turned out beautifully!

First, um, Korakia? One of our very favorite spots in all of Palm Springs. And we have a lot of favorite spots out that way. And second, it’s a great celebration, with lots of love and beautiful flowers, and excellent style. Enough said.

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The details of the hotel itself are just so amazing. Yummm. Part of Alicia and Dylan’s post-wedding advice is to pick a venue that is already beautiful, so you don’t have to kill yourself (or your budget) trying to make your space celebration worthy. So true, and they couldn’t have picked a better spot.

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Oh little green shoes with ankle socks! You are too cute. And the flowers are gorg. Keep reading to see all sorts more.

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Second piece of advice? Abuse your family members as an endless source of free labor. Tell it like it is, you two!

Dylan, Alicia, and her mom thrifted most of the tabletop decorations in Northern California, LA, and Palm Springs. Then they rallied mom and aunts to pull everything together on the wedding day, including flowers purchased from The Flower Market in downtown LA. If you’ve got family with stamina and latent talent, they are most certainly an excellent resource!

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Key musical selections of the day: On the nature of Daylight by Max Richter, Hoppipolla by Sigur Ros, I Am the Man Who Loves You by Wilco, and Love How You Love Me by Neutral Milk Hotel. Nice!

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Their table decor turned out so beautifully! Nice job mom and aunts. That’s some ultimate DIY. Alicia and Dylan made those pretty planter boxes and table runners too.

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Super lovely, right? And totally rad photography by Jamie and Michelle. Way to go ladies!

Want to see an extra special treat? Alicia’s Pinterest boards that she used to plan her wedding. So satisfying! And such a great tool for planning anything. We heart Pinterest.

Beautiful day, Alicia and Dylan! Thank you so much for sharing everything with us. Love it all.

And guess what else? East Side Bride is showing another wedding by Rad + In Love over on her blog today too. Hop over and check it out. Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse, people. It’s sweet too.

Photography: Rad + In Love / Venue: Korakia Pensione / Day of Planning + paper goods: Sarah Rose / Dress: J. Crew / Lace top: West Coast Couture / Headband: ban.do / Catering: New Leaf Catering / Desserts: Over the Rainbow Cupcakes / Tabletop rentals: Casa de Perrin / Tables and chairs: Planks & Patinas / Hair & Makeup: Nicole Deanne