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La Jolla Scripps Forum wedding – |Andy + Elise|

I literally squealed with delight when I saw the gorgeous blush details at this wedding. And top it off with a very sweet and caring bride and groom and killer vendor list – dream day for sure!

I’m so thrilled that Every Last Detail blog chose to feature this wedding today. Check out some more images (some different too!) over on their blog!

Photographer: Melissa McClure Photography // Getting Ready Hotel: La Valencia // Venue: Scripps Seaside Forum // Planner: Suzanne with Crown Weddings // Florist: Jennifer Cole Florals // DJ/Lighting: Mobile Music Plus // Catering: Crown Point Catering // Hair and Makeup: Leah Christiansen – GroomerGirl // Band: Slower Music  // Transportation: HIGHLINE CHARTER // Video: Anthology Films // Ceremony Music: Miles Moynier // Paper Goods: Created by the Groom // Cake: Dessertier // Chairs: Apr fine linens // Linens: Luxe Linens // Tables/Market lighting/Draping: Concepts Event Design

Safari Park Wedding – |Jake + Erin|

Screen Shot 2015-10-01 at 10.51.40 AMOn newsstands now! Check out the latest San Diego Style Weddings Magazine – page 290 – for Erin + Jake’s wedding at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!

This wedding was extra special to me. My good friend and wedding planner extraordinaire got married! Let me tell you, wedding planners know how to throw a party! And this one was epic. To visiting the tigers and rhinos to the most beautiful long tables and gorgeous florals…I’m not surprised this one got picked for a magazine! Enjoy!Safari Park Wedding 01 Safari Park Wedding 02 Safari Park Wedding 03 Safari Park Wedding 04 Safari Park Wedding 05 Safari Park Wedding 06 Safari Park Wedding 07 Safari Park Wedding 08 Safari Park Wedding 09 Safari Park Wedding 10 Safari Park Wedding 11 Safari Park Wedding 12 Safari Park Wedding 13 Safari Park Wedding 14 Safari Park Wedding 15 Safari Park Wedding 16 Safari Park Wedding 17 Safari Park Wedding 18 Safari Park Wedding 19 Safari Park Wedding 20 Safari Park Wedding 21 Safari Park Wedding 22 Safari Park Wedding 23

Ceremony + Reception Venue: San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido
Getting Ready Venue: Rancho Bernardo Inn
Photographer: Melissa McClure Photography
Planning & Coordination: Your Event by Erin
Floral Design: The Floral Palette
Cake: Nothing Bundt Cakes
DJ: Lady DJ Merrylin – Artistic Productions
Rentals: Classic Party Rentals
Bride’s Hair and Makeup: Haven Salon
Bride’s Dress: BHLDN Beverly Hills

San Diego Style Wedding Magazine Feature

Grab the latest issue of San Diego Style weddings and check out my two features!
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Venue: Bayview Park, Coronado
Photographer: Melissa McClure Photography
Flowers & Chandelier: Flowers by Coley
Rentals & Linens: Raphael’s Party Rentals
Churros: Churros El Tigre
Stationary: Take Note! Creations
Piano and Music: Brian Stodart, Mike & Brian Productions
Beer: Stone Brewing Company, Fyodor’s Classic 2013 Imperial Russian Stout
Chalkboard Design & Lettering: Calligraphy858
Coordination and Stylist: Stephanie Rose Events

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Venue: Tuna Harbor Park
Photographer: Melissa McClure Photography
Flowers: Flowers by Coley
Rentals & Linens: Raphael’s Party Rentals
Chair Covers: Thimbelena Wedding & Special Event Decor
Placemats: Wildflower Linen
Stationary: Take Note! Creations
Cake: Cute Cakes
Macarons: ‘Lette Macarons
Coordination and Stylist: Stephanie Rose Events

Featured! Destination I Do Magazine – Thailand Wedding Photograper


I’m so excited I can finally shout from the rooftops -shortly after I photographed Donna + Matt’s wedding in Thailand it was picked up to be featured in Destination I Do‘s Winter edition!  Check out the magazine in your area starting today (there are two different covers, BTW)!  And I will be sharing the full wedding on the blog very very soon!  WooHoo!!!

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An “Up” Themed Hilton Mission Valley Wedding – {Darrell + Ana} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras

When I heard this wedding was going to have a the theme from the Disney movie Up – I was stoked to see the photos!  Ana, Darrell, Brenda & her crew from Swann Soirees did not disappoint!  Such a lovely, colorful day!  I adore the different colored shoes on the girls and that bouquet – OMG!  Swoon!

This wedding has also been featured on Ceremony Magazine’s blog!  Awesome!

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Ceremony Location: St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Poway
Reception Location: Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
Photography: Associate Photographer – Mandi Contreras
Coordinator: Swann Soirées
Entertainment: DJ Bill Calhoun
Videographer: Wedding Tales Videography
Hair & Makeup: Jellis Faces
Florist: Tessfresh

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