Miranda and Steven 
October 9th, 2021

 

How did he or she propose?

He planned a surprise trip to Pismo Beach for our anniversary!

Top 3 tips for future brides:

1: Enjoy your day and keep smiling. It goes by fast like they say.

2: Don’t be a bridezilla be kind to your vendors and have lots of patience 😉

3: Don’t sweat the small things, everything will come together in the end.

Describe any personal or special touches that helped make your wedding memorable:

I had 3 charms (my tio, papa, and grandpa) with their pictures tied to my bouquet in remembrance of them. We also got married on our anniversary date.

The best thing about the day:

Wearing my sparkly gorgeous dress, being with family/friends and marrying my high school sweetheart 🥰👰🏻‍♀️🤵🏻‍♂️💍

Did anything go wrong?

Not that I was aware of.

Section 2: Tell us about… (All fields are optional)

The Location:

(Why did you select this location?)

Limited availability due to the pandemic at the time 😷 and they provided decorations, set up and clean up.

The Planning:

(How long did you have? Any help? What resources did you use?)

One year to plan, with the help of family. Lots of Pinterest, The Knot, and Miss to Mrs box subscription.

Destination Wedding:

(What were the challenges of planning from a distance?)

Did you have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue? If so, what were they?

Old/Borrowed: My papa’s (grandpa) handkerchief

New: Gold diamond necklace my husband gave to me the morning of the wedding

Blue: The bottom of my Betsey Johnson heels 👠

Theme: Burgundy, Gold, Blush and everything sparkly

Décor:

Flowers: Roses mixed with and assortment of flowers

Menu: Chicken Marsala, rice pilaf, scalloped potatoes & a dinner roll

Cake: A two tier Nightmare before Christmas cake with cupcakes, cake pops & mini strawberry pizzas

Favors: Hershey’s Kisses in a gold treat box

Budget:

Rehearsal Dinner:

Honeymoon Location: Pismo Beach

Section 3: Vendors Used (All fields are optional).

Photographer: Imagen Foto y Video

Ceremony Location: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Reception Location: The Golden Palace

Florist: Thistle & Thorn Floral

Caterer: Recommend by Araceli’s Elegant Bride & Formal Wear

Cake/Baker: Frosted Cakery

DJ/Music/Entertainment: DJ Frank Chavez

Gown: Maggie Sottero Taylor Lynette (Premier Bride) 😍

Alterations: Alterations by Mary

Tuxedos/Formalwear: Men’s Wearhouse

Transportation: Magic World Limousine

Wedding Planner:

Party Supplies/Rentals: The Golden Palace

Decorator: The Golden Palace

Jeweler: Kay Jewelers

Registry: Target & Bed Bath & Beyond

Travel Agent:

Honeymoon: A week in Pismo Beach at Inn at the Pier

Other Vendors:

Vendor Name:

(For example – Your Town Photography)

Vendor Type:

(For example – Photography, Cakes, Flowers, etc)