Thursday, July 2 2015

Amassing recipe cards traditionally started with the bridal shower, when guests were asked to share their favorite recipes with the nearlyweds. Nowadays you can find any recipe at the click of a button; no more "I know it's in here somewhere, I wrote it on the back of a napkin!" (Mom). While your recipe box might not be overflowing with the handwritten cards (or napkins) from yesteryear, we're hanging on to the idea by offering our very own recipe card column.

Wednesday, July 1 2015

Nicole and Bobby wanted a romantic and festive evening that melded modern design with Old World traditions. Vibiana’s grand vaulted ceilings and dramatic baroque columns provided the perfect backdrop for the elegant Greek-influenced reception, which featured gold detailing, soft blush tones and an abundance of candlelight.

Monday, June 29 2015

Adrienne Laursen, LMFT, Licensed Marriage Therapist and nationally recognized relationship expert, shares tips for Discussing A Prenuptial Agreement With Your Partner.  Adrienne is the owner of THE ENGAGEMENT COACH, and provides exclusive, customized premarital and engagement coaching to her clients nationwide.

You want me to sign WHAT?  This isn’t fair!

Friday, June 26 2015

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 Instgram at @californiaweddingday for your daily dose of pretty!

1. Lauren Conrad

Thursday, June 25 2015

Owned and operated by trusted Orange County caterer and events company 24 Carrots, The Colony House goes out of its way to make up to 750 guests feel at home in this California Craftsman-inspired Anaheim property. Perfect for elegant hipsters, couples with modern vintage themes and Restoration Hardware diehards, no detail is left unturned.

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