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Elegant micro wedding inspiration on the Central Coast of California

December 1, 2020

So many couples are facing financial hardship during this difficult time, and the bright side of a more intimate wedding is that they can elevate the extravagance factor without stretching their budget. With fewer seats, tables, place settings, floral arrangements, meals, drinks, and favors, they can allow more space for all the elements that are most important to them! This elegant, shape-inspired mini wedding portrayed exactly how couples can pivot their pandemic-affected weddings to still reflect all the love and style of their dreams! See below for all the gorgeousness by Elyse EventsElegant Details photographed by Kelley Williams Photography

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The Central Coast of California has become a prime wedding destination for couples seeking a slice of paradise. San Luis Obispo county is appreciated for its variety of scenic settings, and has been consistently ranked over the years as one of the happiest places in the United States. It’s no wonder couples come from near and far to be married here!

elegant wedding Rava Wines is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a modern and romantic wedding venue, complete with a crystal clear lake with duel water features, an olive grove, spacious green lawns enclosed in stone pavers, an expansive white ballroom, and an old-world courtyard with European-inspired architecture.

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Guests found their seats at the escort display with Himalayan salt-filled hexagon jar favors, finished with guests’ names on white acrylic circles.

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Guests took their seats in diagonal rows of staggered white wire chairs from All About Events, which comprised of rectangles and created symmetrical triangles on either side of the aisle. Their picture-perfect ceremony was complete with extravagant blooms and parallelogram pillars, constructed by the incredibly talented Elegant Details.

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After the ceremony, guests gravitated towards the delicious charcuterie display in the courtyard, hand-crafted by Jill at Farm and Harvest. Not only were her ingredients locally sourced, but she also conceived the idea of a COVID-friendly display. Guests were able to take their own individual charcuterie-filled plates, in an effort to keep the everyone as safe as possible.

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And how about this custom, diagonally spiraled, 3-tiered cake by Autumn Cake Design? LOVE!

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Hopefully this inspires a bit of elegance and romance for your intimate celebrations!

Photography: Kelley Williams Photography | Design, Planning, & Coordination: Elyse Events | Venue: Rava Wines | Florals: Elegant Details | Cinema: Stories Told By Film | Rentals: All About Events | Specialty Rentals: Avenue Twelve | Flatware: Borrowed Blu | Linen Napkins: BBJ Linen | Charcuterie Display: Farm and Harvest | Cake: Autumn Cake Design | Paper Goods & Signage: Fête & Quill | Makeup: Central Coast Beauties | Hair Styling: Sarah Carlson | Bridal Gown: Epiphany Boutique SLO | Tuxedo: Patrick James | Bridal Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Jewelry: Serengeti West | Ring Boxes: The Mrs BoxTable Runners: Snassy Crafter | Bride Model: Carli Dugan | Groom Model: Deangelo Dean