Step into the enchanting love story of Katie and Joey, where their intimate Santa Barbara Vineyard Wedding unfolds like a heartwarming tale against the breathtaking backdrop of Santa Barbara wine country. As their dedicated wedding planner, I had the pleasure of transforming their dream day into a reality at the picturesque Demetria Estate. Join us as we embark on a magical journey through their rustic and romantic celebration!
Meet the Couple
Katie and Joey's love story began in a serendipitous encounter at a university bar. Katie, a spirited undergrad, and Joey, a diligent law school student, crossed paths, and sparks flew. To set the scene: Katie was dressed in a pineapple costume, making it a night they would never forget. Fast forward to their proposal story, and it's nothing short of a fairytale. Joey whisked Katie away to a picturesque vineyard, surrounded by their closest friends. Under the golden sun, he popped the question, and to make the day even more magical, he had arranged a delightful dinner at one of Katie's favorite restaurants, joined by their parents and friends. Ah, love!
Santa Barbara Vineyard Wedding Details
Now, let's talk about the stars of the show – the wedding venue and the overall vibe. Katie and Joey selected Demetria Estate, a family-owned winery and estate nestled in the heart of Los Olivos. The choice was clear; it perfectly captured their love for rustic charm and intimate gatherings. Surrounded by vineyards, it was a match made in heaven.
Their fall wedding was a true feast for the senses, with rich, earthy colors and a boho atmosphere. Picture a cozy, enchanting day filled with the warmth of autumn hues. Mother Nature was on their side, gracing the celebration with vibrant fall foliage and comfortable weather, setting the stage for an unforgettable day.
Katie looked absolutely radiant in her Hayden Olivia Bridal gown, a vision of elegance and grace. Joey and their wedding party were equally stunning, exuding a timeless charm that perfectly complemented the rustic setting.
Romantic Fall Color Palette
As for the color palette, warm neutrals and hints of rust stole the show, embracing the earthy, autumnal vibes that Katie and Joey adore. The colors beautifully highlighted the changing leaves and added to the overall romantic feel.
While there were countless special moments throughout the day, one that stands out is how I personally went in search of fresh herbs to enhance the buffet table's aroma and appeal. It's those little touches that make a big difference in creating a truly unforgettable wedding experience.
Underneath a magnificent oak tree, Katie and Joey exchanged vows, surrounded by their loved ones sitting on exquisite wooden pews. The natural elegance of the oak tree provided a breathtaking backdrop for this pivotal moment. It was a picture-perfect scene, enhanced by the rustling leaves and the soft, golden light filtering through the branches.
Our Journey Together
Katie and Joey found me as their wedding planner because of my passion for organization. They wanted their special day to run seamlessly, and I was delighted to help bring their vision to life.
Katie and Joey's wedding day was a true testament to love, family, and the beauty of embracing nature's changing seasons. Their intimate celebration at Demetria Estate was a day to remember. Cheers to a lifetime of happiness for this wonderful couple!
We could not have asked for a better experience! Candice was an absolute joy to work with and extremely easy to contact. She was with us every step of the way from first conversation to choosing vendors to making sure everything was set up correctly day of! We are from out of state and had no knowledge of what vendors to use. Candice was extremely helpful with providing us with multiple options and making sure each vendor was on top of everything. We would recommend her to anyone looking to have a California wedding, but we would especially recommend her for those who are out of state or not familiar with the area.
PLANNING & DESIGN: Heyday Weddings & Events
VENUE: Demetria Estate
RENTALS & LIGHTING: Santa Ynez Elite Party Rentals
SPECIALTY RENTALS: Sweet Beginnings Specialty Co.
PHOTO & CINEMA: Elijah and Susannah
FLORALS: Roam Floral Design
BEAUTY: Yvette Gomez Beauty
BAR: The Tipsy Wagon
LIVE MUSIC/DJ/MC: @davetatemusic
INVITATION SUITE: @mintedweddings
Ready to transform your own love story into a memorable wedding experience? Contact me today, and let's start planning your dream day together!
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