El Presidio & Alhecama- A Historic Santa Barbara Wedding

Meet Shauna & Graham, two gracious souls who got married at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara- a state historic site on Canon St built by Spain in 1782. Originally a fortress, two original adobe buildings still stand here- including the 2nd oldest surviving structure in California. Thus, it was extra special to have such a sense of history for a west coast wedding. On a day of many moments, one that stands out is when a close friend graced these two creatives with a meditation within the thick, quiet adobe walls holding the realities of dust & time before walking down the aisle. True to their spirit- authenticity, family, friendship, intention & joy encircled these two throughout their wedding day. Following the ceremony, a multi-instrumental procession performed by friends and family led the party to the reception across the street at the Alhecama Theatre. Here, tables were covered in goldenrod yellow, bowls of mandarins overflowed (Graham’s favorite) and market lights hung from above. Inside on the wooden stage, Shauna’s dad performed more than one song as the dance floor kicked into gear. Shauna & Graham- y’all crushed it and it was oh-so-lovely. xx

That dress btw? Leanne Marshall | Location: El Presidio | Reception: Alhecama Theatre | Event planning: Burlap & Rose Weddings

McKenzie & Erin's Fall Wedding in Asheville NC

McKenzie & Erin held the most beautiful fall wedding near Asheville North Carolina. The day was glowing with these two incredible women. The ceremony was held outdoors with the sun filtering in through a hug of tall trees. Catering was done food truck style beside a field of goats and donkeys. And by evening all guests were tearing it up on the wooden dance floor. So excited for you guys! xx

Erin + Eric's Duke Gardens Wedding

Erin & Eric know how to throw a wedding. Everything was simply gorgeous & graced by a sun-filled October day. So many of their loved ones flooded into Duke Gardens to celebrate the vows of this couple. Nothing was rushed and everything was lovely. Everyone’s presence was quickly treated to champagne flutes on the garden grounds following the I Do’s, while Erin & Eric greeted everyone in turn. Their attention to detail clearly applies to the friendships these two have. I wish these sweethearts only more magic in the years to come. xx