Thursday, October 27 2016

1. (above) Blush gives you a healthy glow and pulls the entire look together. Avoid too much shimmer as it can create excessive shine and enhance skin imperfections. Nars’ Amour is a matte, natural blush that works on all skin tones and glides on like silk. $30, at

Wednesday, October 26 2016

Marriage was never a necessity for Michael and Jeffrey. But after the birth of their twins and the right to legally marry restored, Michael and Jeffrey decided it was time to tie the knot. Their one absolute was that their wedding take place on their anniversary--the day they met 17 years ago. The couple's twins, Sophia and Nate, stood up for them on their big day, "We knew we were taking a chance with spunky spitfires like our kids, but they enjoyed the occasion and the attention."

Tuesday, October 25 2016

After spending the first nine months of their relationship long distance, Stephanie Henry and Scott Stukey chose a fitting quote displayed at their September 2015 nuptials: “Distance is just a test to see how far love can travel.” As a fun way of documenting their courtship, the couple created a photo calendar on display at their wedding made of 365 Instagram memories. “It seemed like a natural way to share our love story,” says Stephanie. The newlyweds continue the tradition of the tear-off photo calendar, which now includes their wedding photos.

Monday, October 24 2016

As we head into the winter season, the hottest wedding trends of summer are dropping faster than the temperature. That's why we’ve teamed up with Blueprint Registry to round-up our picks of the best winter wedding trends this year. From mirrored mercury decor to tiered chandeliers, we want to make sure you have all the inspo you need to bring your theme to life.

Sunday, October 23 2016

Soft whites, greens and blushes trending on our Instagram feed this week.

We make a point to follow the best and brightest in creative local wedding planning, and every Friday we round up our five favorite photos from the last week’s feed. Follow these incredible vendors on Instagram for more gorgeous inspiration, and to be featured in next week’s roundup, tag your best bridal photos #CWDfave. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram at @californiaweddingday for your daily dose of pretty!