When you arrive at the perfect venue for you and your spouse to be, do you sigh a breath of relief and say "this is so us"? If you are not feeling that way about venues you visit, walking away might be in your best interest. Sometimes cost will determine which venue you choose, but if the price is right, and you feel "at home" about your venue, then it's meant to be. The venue will be your home, in a way, for a few hours, and you will want to be at ease about your surroundings.
That feeling of "this is so us" happened to Dara & Tony at their DeLoach Vineyards wedding in beautiful Santa Rosa, California, and it is quite apparent in this gorgeous submission from Duy Ho Photography. Dara the lovely bride explains a bit about how she and Tony met, and how they came to choose their venue:
Tony and I met in high school. He was the first man I ever loved, the first man my parents ever loved. We had a bond like no other, until college... which separated us for years. Luckily, our parents knew better and kept hope alive. We invited Tony to my parents 60th birthday party and after almost 10 years of no contact, once we saw each other again, it was done. We were engaged a year later! Our wedding, like us, was nothing short of "perfectly meant to be". We had planned to wed in Jamaica but after family consideration we decided to stay local; this is when we found DeLoach Vineyards and boy are we glad. It was perfectly us. So beautiful and classic with the right amount of rustic thrown in. We had hardwood floors, chandeliers and sheep! All within a 100 yard radius. Just amazing. Our guests had the option of staring out at the vineyards, taunting the chickens and sheep or playing bocce on the lawn. Although we did not have children at our wedding, I am sure they would all have been well entertained. I cannot praise the DeLoach staff, as well as all my vendors, enough. If I had to do my wedding all over again I would change NOTHING. Magical, Magical, Magical were the words repeated by all of our guests. A big thank you to everyone.
Magical indeed! See for yourself and enjoy Dara & Tony's DeLoach Vineyards Wedding, captured by Duy Ho Photography:Photographer: Duy Ho Photography//Venue: DeLoach Winery//Event Planner: Kelly & Company, Wine Country Weddings//Floral Designer: Papillon Floral//Cake Designer: Sift Cupcakes
Everything about Dara & Tony's wedding is just beautiful! I am so loving Dara's dress and her superb choice of jewelry. She makes an exquisite bride, wouldn't you agree? The choice of blue wedge heels is an excellent one!
I must point out that I am loving the blush color palette. It is seen in the bridesmaid dresses, Dara's bouquet, and throughout the reception. Simple flower arrangements on the table tops, the sprigs of lavender tied to the blush napkins, it's just lovely! Olivia Flores, the florist, describes how the table design was created:
Our design intent for this wedding was based on the brides wish to keep everything simple and clean. We designed the burlap runners with this in mind and decided to add a second runner in a lighter color for more texture and depth. We opted for milk glass on the tables and for the cupcake table to go with the blush pink and white palette that Dara loved. We added a ton of votives and candles for the sparkle that pulled everything together. We kept the brides table simple with mainly candles and filled small milk glass dishes with dahlias and peonies. The result was romantic and elegant.
Elegant describes everything seen here! I love the layering of the table runners, with burlap on the bottom and the lighter on top, and the use of milk glass.
Our many thanks to Duy Ho Photography for submitting to us such a fabulous and magical wedding!
Submitted via Two Bright Lights