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Lodi Winery Wedding Feature, Danielle + Joe

We were so thrilled to see this STUNNING wedding from last summer featured on Style Unveiled over the weekend. This wedding was so gorgeous, we definitely wanted to save the reveal of these over this soiree for a blog feature that would showcase it just perfectly. Enter Style Unveiled, who does such an amazing job of letting the bride and groom tell their story, and showcases our work in a fashion that allows you to see all of the beauty that unfolded.

Danielle and Joe were married at her family’s private estates and vineyards in Lodi, CA. Their ceremony took place under the oak tree where many of her family members had tied the knot over the years, and she wore a veil made from her mom’s wedding dress, which was one of the sweetest sentiments I’ve seen to date. We spent nearly a year planning every little detail of how this day would unfold and I loved working with this couple to create their vision {many times over a lovely glass of wine}. I loved the idea of incorporating elegant details in gold and raspberry tones, and when set against the vines, it created a causal yet classy environment for the guests to dine in and enjoy. When it all came together so beautifully, it really felt like the perfect day – in spite of the fact that is was a whopping 108 degrees outside!

And, THANK YOU to Danielle for your sweet words in this feature. It’s a true blessing when you can find a friend in a client! I have to admit that I got a little teary eyed reading this one! Check out the full feature by clicking here or on any of the amazing photos by Stout Photography below.

 

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Lodi Winery Wedding by Stout Photography, 2Chic Events

Lodi Winery Wedding by Stout Photography, 2Chic Events

We would love the be the planner for your Lodi Wedding, Winery Wedding or Private Estate wedding – as these are our specialties! Contact Us today for more information!

Sacramento Memorial Auditorium Wedding, Rosie + Joe

There are some weddings that I feel extremely lucky to work on – because it doesn’t feel like work at all – and this is exactly how I felt the entire time that I worked with Rosie and Joe. We hit it off in our initial consultation and the lovefest is still in full swing. Rosie and Joe have a HUGE place in my heart. They are warm, gracious, stylish, realistic, beautiful rock stars. And, I mean this when I say this: I wish I could plan this wedding over and over and over again.

My favorite thing about working with Rosie {aside from the fact that I’m just flat out obsessed with and want to spend every minute with her} was when she came to me and said “I don’t really want to pick colors. I just want to have whatever colors” {Gasp!}. This allowed us so much freedom with the design and also gave us an opportunity us to have a hell of a lot of fun! In the end, we incorporated a plethora of colors including ivory, black, teal, ice blue, gold, garnet, blush, silver…you name it! I’m not going to lie – it scared me a bit – but the end result was nothing short of breathtaking and it was OH-SO-Rosie and Joe!

And, feel free to go ahead and gawk at that Carolina Herrera Dress miss Rosie is rocking! She certainly stole the show when she graced The Sacramento Cathedral in that stunner and then performed the opening song on stage with the band in it.

We were so fortunate to work with an amazing team on this event. Thanks so much to the always awesome Beth of True Love Photo for these off the hook images. All other team member credits are listed below.

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Sacramento Memorial Auditorium Weddng my True Love Photos and 2Chic Events

Sacramento Memorial Auditorium Weddng my True Love Photos and 2Chic Events

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Sacramento Memorial Auditorium Weddng my True Love Photos and 2Chic Events

And…just for fun…I tried to be a rock star like Rosie.

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Introducing..the rock star team for this Sacramento Memorial Auditorium Wedding last November:

Photography: True Love Photo

Filmmaker: Frontside Films

Floral Design: Bloomers Floral Design

Linens: LaTavola

Rentals: Celebrations

Decor Rentals/Lighting: The Find

Band: Hip Service

We would love to plan your wedding at The Memorial Auditorium! It truly rocks!

Lake Tahoe Wedding Client Review

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Every year there are a few couples that I just fall madly in love with. Jessica + Steve are one of those couples. Every meeting was fun and upbeat. We built upon each others’ ideas for their design and the flow of their wedding weekend – and we just had an amazing connection. Some of my favorite days last year were spent at Plumpjack at Squaw Valley with these two {super hot!} individuals. And, I still just can’t get enough of them!

Below is a sweet review that they left for us on Yelp, which made my day when I read it! Thanks Steve and Jessica – we’ll see you soon! You can check out their full gallery here.

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Aimee and her 2Chic Events team were the best support system I could have asked for when planning and producing our wedding last August!  I felt at home with Aimee from our very first meeting – we vibed on communication style immediately and she really “got” my vision for our mountain glam event at PlumpJack in Squaw Valley.  My stress level could have easily gone through the roof during the wedding planning phase – and Aimee provided me with the sounding board, support, professional know-how and responsiveness that every bride needs to keep her cool.  I leaned on her both as an idea-generator/suggestion-giver AND as a reliable get-it-done person I could delegate to.  Best of all, Aimee introduced me to a slew of fantastic vendors via her professional network – and I just couldn’t have been happier with the results!  We had a lovely, carefree day — and I just can’t thank Aimee and her team enough for everything from the vision execution to the little touches like linens and chandeliers to top-notch day-of timeline execution.  Already dreaming up a five-year vow renewal party so that I can have an excuse to work with Aimee and 2Chic again…

If you’re looking for a planner for your Lake Tahoe wedding, contact us today! We would LOVE to make your day this beautiful!

XO,

Aimee

Citizen Hotel Wedding, Sarah + Parham

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October weddings are my absolute favorite. The weather in Northern California is almost always perfect, and the feeling of change coming brings an additional exciting element to weddings.

Sarah and Parham were married in the back yard of Sarah’s parent’s private residence in Carmichael. The birch chuppah, created by Bloomers Floral Design, created an absolutely stunning backdrop for their Persian-Jewish ceremony. I absolutely loved the colors of this wedding, which were the perfect mix to create a fresh and inviting design for their ceremony.

Following the ceremony, guests were transported the The Citizen Hotel for dinner and dancing {and cake – mmm…Ettore’s!}. Guests enjoyed an incredible meal, some exceptional toasts by family and friends and danced the night away. Congratulations Sarah + Parham!

Photos by Lyndsay Undseth.

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Citizen Hotel Wedding

Citizen Hotel Wedding

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Citizen Hotel Wedding

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Citizen Hotel Wedding

Citizen Hotel Wedding

Citizen Hotel Wedding

Contributors:

Photography: Lyndsay Undseth

Floral Design: Bloomers Floral Design

Cake: Ettores

Hair and makeup: Sydney Le

Rentals: Celebrations

Programs/Escort Cards/Place Cards: Throne Invitations

Crocker Art Museum Wedding, Courtney + Ed

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

These are a few of my favorite things…The Crocker Art Museum, yellow + gray, and Courtney and Ed’s wedding day {oh and my birthday – which happens to have been on the same day!}. I loved working with Courtney on the planning and design of this beautiful and bright wedding, which was such a refreshing spin on a fall wedding. Set against the clean crisp palette of the Crocker Art Museum, the stunning paperie, desserts, table designs and fun lighting design were striking and gave the guests some serious eye candy to enjoy.

Enjoy a snippet of this fresh wedding inspiration via images by the beautifully talented Allison Stahl.

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

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Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

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Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

Crocker Art Museum Wedding by Allison Stahl, 2Chic Events & Design

Vendor Love:

Photography: Allison Stahl

Floral Designs: Botanica Floral Designs

Linens: LaTavola Linens

Paperie: Etsy, Honey Paperie

Desserts: Sweet Cakes by Rebecca

Lighting: Atmosphere

Holiday Sparkle at Sparkle Bridal Couture

Winter Wonderland Wedding Inspiration

From the team at 2Chic Events we want to wish you a very Happy Holiday! We will be out of the office through January 5th, enjoying time with our friends and family. While we are out – please enjoy some winter inspiration via our window display that we recently designed for Sparkle Bridal Couture. It’s a minty fresh twist on a winter wonderland theme, and with a little Sparkle, of course!

Photos by Love at First Click. Fabulous crystal curtains and minty fresh end tables by The Find.

 

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Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding: Jessica + Stephen

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

There are few places on earth more beautiful than Plumpjack at Squaw Valley. And few couples on earth as beautiful as Jessica and Steve. When Jessica and Steve walked into my office, I knew that we were a perfect match. As a matter of fact, I felt like I was going to be devastated if I didn’t book this wedding. Jessica and Steve planned an amazing destination wedding weekend getaway for their guests beginning with a rafting trip down the Truckee River on Thursday,  the wedding taking place on Friday, and the guests staying through the weekend to enjoy Plumpjack’s incredible amenities. I’ve never seen such a relaxed group! It was absolutely perfect.

For their wedding day, Jessica and Steve envisioned a rustic glam design, which we accomplished with hints of glitter and dashes of Tahoe-esque elements in the form of pinecones and an amazing mountain backdrop for their ceremony. We worked together to create a design that included mixed metallics, soft blushes and crisp whites laid against the rustic mountain backdrop that Plumpjack offers. The color palette and design gave a fresh, crisp feeling to the venue and the warm August day. Once evening fell, guests were treated to an al fresco dinner under strands of white lights and the stunning Tahoe sky.

My favorite part of their wedding was the Best Man’s speech – a song, actually. It was a moment that had all 3 Chic’s crying our eyes out. And, Steve and Jessica’s first dance was one for the books as well. Stay tuned for the highlight film from Frontside Films coming soon! And, now please enjoy these beautiful images by the ever-so-talented Ken Kienow.

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

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Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

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Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

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Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Plumpjack at Squaw Wedding by Ken Kienow, 2Chic

Venue: Plumpjack Squaw Valley Resort

Planning and Design: 2Chic Events & Design

Floral Design: Bloomers Floral Design

Specialty Linens: LaTavola

Lounge Rentals, Market Lighting and and Up-lighting: The Find

Hair and Makeup: I Make Beautiful

Fall Wedding Inspiration – Mint and Garnet

Fall Wedding Inspiration

Oh, how I love a fall wedding. But, since I’m not much of a traditionalist, I also love going as far outside of the box as I can when it comes to fall color schemes.

This inspiration board was created earlier this year with a beautiful November wedding in mind – so I thought this would be the perfect time to share it. I love the contrast of the mint and the garnet – two colors that hold so much beauty separately, but stun together. And, of course, blush is the perfect accent color to tie it all together. Add to this, one stunning wedding gown {faded mint, please!} and a unique head piece and you’ve got yourself one beautiful and uber-stylish fall wedding that your guests can comfortably immerse themselves in.

XO,

Aimee

Mint and Garnet Wedding Inspiration

Charles Krug Napa Wedding: Gabrielle + Michael

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

I was so lucky to work with Gabrielle and Michael on the planning and design of their Napa wedding. They hired me from the east coast, and we spent nearly a year working together to create their perfect day. I had such a great connection with this couple {and their dog, Charlie!} and loved every minute of planning with them.

Gabrielle and I spent many days chatting and connecting over our shared loves of the colors peach, blush and mint…and dogs…and our love for classy vintage style. By the time they arrived for our first in person meeting, I felt like I had known them for years. It was such a pleasure to help these two create this beautiful wedding at Charles Krug Winery in Napa – a stunning venue with vast lawns, beautiful vines and amazing wines. Enjoy the photos of this warm and beautiful August day by Sarah Dawson.

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

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Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Charles Krug Napa Wedding by Sarah Dawson, 2Chic Events

Venue: Charles Krug

Florist: Bloomers Floral Design

Linens: LaTavola

Cake & Desserts: Sweet Cakes by Rebecca

Vintage Lounge Rental: The Find

Hair and Makeup: Makeup by Jenifer Haupt

Caterer: Alex’s Catering

Lighting: Atmosphere

Citizen Hotel Wedding: Katie and Blake {Featured}

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We were so excited to have this beautiful wedding featured on Style Unveiled recently – and for a few good reasons. The first being, that this bride and groom have a very special place in my heart. I absolutely love them! And, I am excited to say that they are expecting their first baby soon!

The second reason is because I LOVE Style Unveiled and the work that they publish. Their features are so well done and showcase our work just as we love to see it. It is an honor to be a part of their respected community of vendors, and an even bigger honor to have this wedding published in the perfect spot for us. Below are a few snippets of my favorite parts of the feature {showing some serious love for yours truly} and you can also view the full feature here {and leave some love in the comments if you please!}.

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