Chris+Stephanie's Wedding {Casa Real}

Updated: Mar 1, 2018

I remember the first time I talked to Stephanie about her wedding. I was driving through my neighborhood, sipping a mocha, listening to her dreamy depiction of a " Romantic-Industrial" style wedding. Concrete, metal, wood..paired with soft florals and lush botanicals. It would truly be marriage of so many design elements, and a perfect blend of her and Chris. After talking dresses and florists and all things "bridal binder" that most girls start at age 5, I wanted to hear more about the groom, who seemed very involved in the wedding planning process {gold stars for you Chris!!} I was eager to hear the back story about these cuties, {because, favorite part}. This was about the time I decided to pull over, because my coffee was still hot, and the story was gettin goooood. Stephanie and Chris met in high school....they actually grew up about a mile down the road from each other. They had the same social circles, but never dated....they always wanted to, but the timing was never quite right. Fast forward many years later....Stephanie invited Chris out, and they decided to give things a try. BEST. DECISION.EVER. A few years of long distance dating, a house, a lakeside engagement on a family camping trip...and these two decided that forever sounded pretty good.

I am truly smitten with you two. Thank you for making me feel like family...what a joy it wast to see your dream come together and to witness this day..XO


Ceremony + Reception Venue: Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery

Coordinator: Zainab 'Z' Ahmad

Rentals: Pleasanton Rentals

Floral + Event Design: Asiel Design

DJ + Videographer + Photo Booth: Amos Productions

Invitations: Minted

Bride's Dress: 'Penny' by Christos /Bride's Earrings: Haute Bride Bride's Necklace: Tiffany & Co. Bride's Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes /Bridesmaid Dresses: Adrianna Papell

Hair + Make Up: Bay Area Beautiful

Groom's Tuxedo + Groomsmen's Tuxedos: Joseph Abboud Collection

Rings: Darcy's Fine Jewelers /Ring Box: The Mrs. Box

Wedding Cake: Sarah Parlange /Favors (Macarons): Karin Johnson Specialty Cakes and Pastries - Calligraphy: Stephanie, the Bride:)

String Quartet (Pre-Ceremony/Ceremony/Cocktail Hour): Bellarosa String Quartet

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