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Frida Kahlo Wedding Inspiration at Ranchos Dos Pueblos

I am SO beyond excited to share this Frida Kahlo Wedding Inspiration shoot, set at Ranchos Does Pueblos, with youView full post »

Featured on The Wedding Chicks

Last fall, I had the pleasure of photographing Carolyn + Prescott’s adorable, rustic, autumnal Strawberry FarmsView full post »

Sunstone Winery Wedding and Bridal Photography {an editorial shoot}

About a month ago I got to participate in a very special editorial/stylized bridal shoot at the AMAZING Sunstone WineryView full post »

Salvador Dali Wedding Inspiration at Hendry’s Beach Santa Barbara

I am so excited to finally share this shoot with you! Remember last year’s Lady GaGa shoot and the dream teamView full post »

i heart this: artichokes

Artichokes have always been one of my fave treats ever! I seriously think eating a whole artichoke, petal by petal, isView full post »

How To Refresh Tacky Closet Doors! {DIY for the home}

I’ve shared with you how I DIY’d chevron curtains and made a Linear Chandelier! And now I have one moreView full post »

How To: DIY Chevron Curtains

Thanks everyone for your sweet comments, facebook messages and emails about our new place! I’ve heard from a lotView full post »

Unveiling Our New Home!!!

I am SO excited to finally share pics of my new home! The decorating process as been a long one! And one I could NOTView full post »

i <3 this: tory burch amanda foldover bag

I am IN LOVE, I mean INNNN LOVEEEEEEEEE with this Tory Burch bag!!! I adore it so much because it can be worn 3 ways!View full post »

i <3 this: pinterest

I <3 pinterest. I do. It’s my latest ADDICTION. If you know what Pinterest is…I’m assumingView full post »

DIY Crystal Linear Chandelier {for the home}

I have to admit, this past January I have been having SO much fun buying things for and decorating my new condo! MaybeView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Wine Cork Decor

(image via My DIY Wedding Day) I have several brides getting married at wineries in 2012, and so I thought sharingView full post »

Inspired Idea | DIY Paper Roses

(image via DIY or Don’t) Ever since Lauren + Drew’s DIY wedding with handmade paper florals I haveView full post »

i <3 this: DIY succulent wreath

(image via prudent baby) When I was shooting Frances + Jared’s wedding at Sherman Library and Gardens, I noticedView full post »

Inspired Ideas | Pumpkins as Decor

(image via Adelyn Stone) With Halloween (my FAVORITE holiday) being just around the corner, I thought I would make myView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Handkerchief Rosettes

(image via Eco Proper) I am super duper in love with these DIY Handkerchief rosettes by Eco Proper. Just look at howView full post »

Inspired Ideas | Luminarias

(image via Martha Stewart Weddings) As a photographer I of course love LIGHT! So glowy aspects of wedding decor alwaysView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Papel Picado Flags

(image via green wedding shoes) I LOVE anything that adds color to a wedding! And any unique or unexpected detailsView full post »

Insipired Ideas | DIY Feather Boutonnieres + Corsages

(image via 100 layer cake) I love well done hand made details in weddings!! They make the wedding extra unique andView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Tassel Garland

(image via green wedding shoes) One way to add a lot of color and pop to your wedding day decor is to stringView full post »

Inspired Idea | Mexican Inspired Paper Flowers

(image via 100 layer cake) One wedding trend I have been loving the past two years are Mexican-inspired fetes! FromView full post »

Handmade Wedding Details on Etsy by (my bride) Lauren

So at this point I am sure y’all know who Lauren + Drew are! Their beautiful Santa Monica “art deco meetsView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Ribbon Chandeliers

(image via 100 Layer Cake) I love love love this super easy and very cute DIY project from 100 Layer Cake: DIYView full post »

Inspired Ideas | Painted Vases

(image via style me pretty) A modern, hip trend in wedding decor is to have a cluster of small vases and flowerView full post »

i <3 this: tory burch riding boots

I was one of the very lucky ladies to snag these killer Tory Burch Riding Boots at The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale thisView full post »

Inspired Ideas | Farm Fresh Fruit Escort Cards or Table Numbers

(image via style me pretty) Sooo many of my brides have outdoor weddings, often with a farm/rustic feel. So when IView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Pinwheel Decor

I absolutely love hip, modern, crafty weddings. And one of my new favorite hipster decor trends is… Pinwheels!!!View full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Favors: Retro Looking “Vinyl Records”

(image via Style Me Pretty) More and more I do not see couples giving out favors at weddings. Which, I totallyView full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Lighted Hearts Photo Prop

I was perusing through one of my favorite inspiration blogs, Hostess With The Mostess, when I came across this awesome View full post »

Inspired Ideas | DIY Custom Flagged Drink Stirrers

Pretty & thoughtful weddings are all in the little details. The things that make a wedding personal! I am alwaysView full post »

Inspired Ideas | Bad-Ass Bridal Shoes

One of my FAVORITE wedding trends of the last few years has been colorful shoes! When I was little it seemed likeView full post »

Featured on The Sweetest Occasion | Insipred Creations Contest

I remember when Elizabeth Anne Designs and The Sweetest Occasion teamed up to announce last years Inspired CreationsView full post »

Featured on Green Wedding Shoes!

Today is an especially RAD Tuesday because on of my recent love shoots is being featured on one of my all time favoriteView full post »

[love game] LADY GAGA wedding inspiration

It is no secret to anyone that I love myself some Lady GaGa. Like whoa. I really am a fan! So it seemed like fate whenView full post »

Serra Plaza Launch Party {Part 1}

I am always thrilled and honored when I get to photograph an event or session for someone within the wedding industry.View full post »

Inspired Ideas: DIY Escort Cards

One detail I absolutely LOVE to photograph at weddings is a fun escort card display table! Escort Cards are a great wayView full post »