Palm Springs wedding: Lilia + Ryan

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Palm Springs + the Parker + perfect weather + gold foil invites + Jonathan Adler bud vases (as favors!) = Lilia & Ryan’s Best Day Ever! This one is oozing with goodies, cakelets!

palm springs wedding

Palm Springs wedding

At the beginning stages of their planning one thing was certain: they were going to make their wedding the Best Day Ever. With that phrase in mind, they branded every detail seamlessly to create a wedding that reflected their style and personality. It’s not hard to see that this couple has the personality to throw one heck of a wedding, right?

Palm Springs wedding

palm springs wedding

The peacock and gold not only look crazy good together, but are so Palm Springs – LOVE! Imagine getting one of these gold foil + letterpress + hand edging + dual side printed + duplexed card stocked invites in the mail. Wow. We love a couple that splurges on building the perfect wedding suite!

Palm Springs wedding

palm springs wedding

Having a close family member officiate your ceremony is the best way to create a personal and genuine moment not only for you, but for all guests attending. Adding to the special touches of their day, having Ryan’s father serve as the officiant couldn’t have been a more perfect choice.

palm springs wedding

palm springs wedding

palm springs wedding

palm springs wedding

Here’s our favorite part of the wedding (something we’ve never seen done before, and quite genius). Before taking their seats, guests arrived at the “place card table”, except this wasn’t your usual place card. Oh no, no. Upon first arrival the table could be mistaken for a field of wild flowers, but looking closer, you’d see tags with each guests’ name tied around Jonathan Adler Bud Vases.  That’s not even the best part. Each table sat lonely with a centerpiece consisting of just one small bouquet of flowers – the rest of the centerpiece was to be completed when guests took their bud place card vases to surround the single bouquet in the center!

palm springs wedding

Dance party USA was brought to the dance floor, so much so that at one point during this boogying Ryan turned to Lilia and told her to look away from the dance floor and to the tables – they were completely empty! Every single person was throwing down (including four wedding crashers). It was then that they realized they succeeded in throwing the Best Party Ever. What a lovely end to a perfect day. Congrats Lilia & Ryan!

Photography: Sean Flanigan / Venue: Parker Palm Springs / Poms + Pomfetti: PomLove on Etsy / Favors: Jonathan Adler Bud Vases / Flowers: Jensen’s Florist (in a grocery store! they did the most incredible job for a fraction of the cost) / Linens + Lights: Signature Party Rentals / Stationary: Lilia DeGregory (Bride) + Alberta  Testanero  / Printer: MK Printer + Soho Letterpress / Best Day Ever Welcome Totes: Enviro-tote / Wedding Planning + Event Design: Lilia DeGregory (Bride) / DJ: Neil Jackson (friend from NY) / Officiant: Jack Stroker (father of groom) / Dress + Belt: Reem Acra (had straps added) / Veil: Toni Federici / Shoes: Chanel / Groom Suit: Billy Reid / Groom Shoes: Paul Stuart / All Groomsmen + Officiant Ties: Billy Reid / Groomsmen Suits: J Crew / Groomsmen Shoes: Cole Haan / Maid of Honor Dress: J Crew / Bridesmaids Dresses: BB Dakota / All Bridal Party Shoes: kate spade / Bridesmaid Jewelry: BaubleBar / Flower Girl Dress: Us Angels

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[email protected] on Jun 2, 2011

Gorgeous! I'd love to know what the font is that you used for the stationery suite? Thanks! Rebecca xoxo

jillian on Jun 2, 2011

there are SO many beautiful things about this wedding. i adore her dress. and that typography on all the printed material is fantastic! love love it all! xoxo jillian:: enter to win a leigh viner print!

Leigh on Jun 2, 2011

The place cards are genius! I love that. So beautiful.

Denee on Jun 2, 2011

I'm such a fan of letterpress - beautiful! What a great celebration of love, family, FUN and happiness.

sonya at zenobia studios on Jun 2, 2011

There aren't even words for how much I love this.

kate on Jun 2, 2011

seriously?! this wedding is GORGEOUS. your site features THE best weddings out there. i'm never disappointed. i love the letterpress invites and color scheme. such a cool wedding.

Elizabeth on Jun 2, 2011

Oh my gosh, I just realized that the bridesmaid dresses were a dress I had been eyeing on Urban Outfitters for forever!!! So adorable!!!

colleen on Jun 2, 2011

Gorgeous paper suite! Some of the fonts look like Reina. Not sure about all of it though!

Shelley (EvenAndy) on Jun 2, 2011

Beautiful and fun wedding! I love the dresses and the decor!

Taylor on Jun 2, 2011

I love this. "Best Day Ever" stuff is to die for. I adore this idea!

Larissa Nicole Photography on Jun 2, 2011

LOVE the stationary! Also, the plaid suit = awesomeness!

Yellow Sky Actions on Jun 2, 2011

I have to agree with everything Larissa said! Love the colors.

Sally, ourdreamlives on Jun 2, 2011

This wedding is awesome! I love the stripey ties, the teal and gold stationery and the wedding dress!! Oh and the photos are so so swoony :)

Kathryn on Jun 2, 2011

There are so many special touches in this wedding I just want to keep looking at the pictures! For me though, I think the bridesmaids dresses really stand out with the "wow" factor. They pull all the other ideas together and the group pictures are truly stunning.

Erin Brooks on Jun 2, 2011

Beautiful wedding, amazing photography and I <3 the bride's dress!

Maggie Santolla on Jun 2, 2011

so cute! love that typeface and the design of the paper goods. everything about this is really nice and cute. the bride looks beautiful too!

Ridgely's Radar on Jun 2, 2011

I love the font in all the paper goods! The surprise of the bridal parties dresses, ties, shoes! What a beautiful FUN wedding!

jaclyn @ thelateafternoon on Jun 2, 2011

i love how bright and bold this wedding is! the turquoise and gold "best day ever" bag is amazing. not to mention, how clever the place setting concept is - what lucky guests to not only attend such a gorgeous wedding, but to go home with a Jonathan Adler vase!

100layercake on Jun 2, 2011

Rebecca, that awesome font used here is called Eloquent, and you can buy it here:

Erin on Jun 3, 2011

love the typography on all the paper-stuffs AND the needlework, gorgeous! And the colors are so vibrant and summery...makes me smile :) Thanks

Katie on Jun 3, 2011

Best idea for place cards!

Sealink on Jun 3, 2011

Actually, I believe the font is Pyes Pa Billboard.

Lilia Stroker on Jun 5, 2011

Hi Rebecca & Sealink! The font used on the save-the-date is Memoriam... And the font for the wedding invitations is indeed Eloquent Pro. Thank you everyone for such lovely comments!

Sharon {Maid of Honor Speeches} on Jun 6, 2011

The funky jackets and wedding card fonts sure make this a wedding to remember.

Brenda on Jun 6, 2011

Beautiful wedding. What style is the brides' veil?

Micah on Jun 13, 2011

I have been looking for this Reem Acra gown everywhere. It's a discontinued style. Does anyone know where I can find it. Used is completely fine. Help! I love it and don't want any other dress :(

Hartleigh on Jun 30, 2011

Ok this is gorgeous but I MUST know where the bride got that awesome denim chambray with the heart pocket. anyone know??!

Vanessa Isen on Aug 26, 2011

LOVE these pictures! Cute, quirky, creative and looks like so much fun! Congratulations to the bride and groom. Love the Chanel shoes....and love the boys shoes as well!

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Nikki R. on Feb 27, 2012

Hi Lilia! Your wedding is fabulous! Do you mind me asking which size/style tote you have here? Thanks!

JUDY NICKLES on Apr 9, 2012

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lyndsay on Feb 4, 2013

this is just bonkers beautiful... sheer happiness and joy and wow to every amazing detail! so sweet.

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