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Bohemian Malibu wedding: Cora + David

September 8, 2015
Bridesmaids portrait

It’s kinda amazing how well Calamigos Ranch reps Cora + David’s white + green bohemian style (which, might we add, they look stunning in. You’ll see.). But what sold them was the perfect oak tree to say I do beneath. What’s more, a talented photog friend Melissa Gayle captured every dreamy detail. Cora says, Melissa has this eye that makes every photo a story. She takes the time to get to know the bride and groom and to know what matters to them. She made this awkward bride have some frame-worthy shots!

Outdoor wedding portrait Bridal portrait
Boho wedding invitation suite Summer wedding bouquet Wedding shoes

(PS: These lovelies are still available and on sale.)

Wedding jewelry Groomsmen portrait

Srsly diggin’ these guys’ style…

Groom portrait
Wedding ceremony decor Wedding ceremony decor Wedding ceremony decor Wedding ceremony Wedding portrait Reception lounge area

Cora says, We are both very laid back and enjoy being in nature and gatherings with our friends and family. We wanted to combine these elements by having a space that people could enjoy the company of others whether this be by sitting on cushions under a beautiful pergola surrounded by natural crystals, or taking photos in a vintage Volkswagen bus. We wanted everyone to enjoy themselves, and be involved in the celebration.

Wedding reception decor
Boho escort card display Boho escort cards

Cora’s a furniture designer + made this rad backdrop from reclaimed wood via Stikwood. Then her and a friend calligraphed all the names on agate slices.

Calamigos Ranch wedding reception Wedding reception decor Wedding portrait Boho wedding tablescape Boho place setting Summer wedding florals Wedding reception

Although their theme was white, they wanted a pop of color, and since Cora loves shibori dyed fabric, this blue was a no brainer. (See her style on Pinterest.)

Table decor Boho table numbers Boho photo booth Floral backdrop
Blue wedding cake

In case you guys can’t take your eyes off this wedding either…

  • Dessert table
  • Wedding party portrait
  • Boho bridal portrait
  • White wedding dress
  • Gold calligraphy escort card
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One last note: I wouldn’t know what to do if I didn’t have Vinscena of Intertwined Events’ timeline! Because she really made the planning process easy and fun I really did not have a big hurdle to overcome. Do not stress about the small things because in the end it’s the love you share with your partner that people will remember from your wedding day.


Photographer: Melissa Gayle Photography / Videographer: Shark Pig / Venue: Calamigos Ranch / Event Planning & Production: Vinscena of Intertwined Events / Floral & Design: Inviting Occasion / Hair & Makeup: Lettie Mix Makeup / Invitations: Nic.Roc. Designs / Cake: Sweet & Saucy / Vintage Rentals: Found Rentals / Rentals: Signature Party Rentals / Tabletop Rentals: Borrowed BLU / Linens: La Tavola / Lighting & Draping: Amber Event Production / DJ: Red Shoe / Photo Booth: The Photo Bus / Wooden Backdrop: Made by Bride with Stikwood / Bride’s Dress: Galia Lahav from The White Dress / Headpiece, Bracelet, & Bridesmaid Bracelets: Custom by Renee Pawele / Shoes: Badgley Mischka / Bridesmaid Dresses: Free People, Stone Cold Fox, Planet Blue, & Grace Loves Lace / Groom’s Suit: Zara / Shoes: To Boot New York / Lapel Pin: Etsy / Groomsmen & Ring Bearer Pants: Zara / Suspenders: RawHyde MFG Co. / Bow Ties: Made by Bride’s Grandmother