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Ritz-Carlton Laguna

Such a lovely couple, so enjoyed working with them.  A quiet Sunday just before 2014 came in sight and the weather

was gorgeous for them.  Good things always come to good people.  As there was nothing else happening on the property that day, we did the ceremony on one side of property and then the guests got a nice tour as they were escorted to the other side of property for cocktails and dinner/dancing.  Not very often you can do that. So their guests got the best of both worlds, ceremony backdrop of the Pacific Ocean to Catalina Island and to the south and north, cocktails overlooking Ritz Cove and Salt Creek Beach/Monarch Beach, then into the ballroom for dinner and dancing.  Thanks to Albert Tabibian for the photos.




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Add a comment May 14, 2015

Ritz-Carlton Plaza Room, Black & White

Well, get ready, I don’t know where time goes, but realized I have not posted pics from weddings for 1 1/2 years, not because I didn’t want to, just time, never enough of it.  So catchup in a major way is on

This bride was very fortunate, she lived out of state and her mom really planned it for her.  Mom booked me for Month of service but was good about using my vendor list along the way and would always defer to me when pulling the look together came up.  I happen to love a damask black and white, and mom went for it.  Love it

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Add a comment May 12, 2015

Grand ballroom Grand – Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Ok, it is time to post Kendi’s fabulous Ritz-Carlton wedding celebration.  This is my last post for 2013 (yes, seems late, but thankful for being a busy wedding planner).

Kendi and I brainstormed a vision and she let me guide/lead her, to where we created a celebration that Kendi and her groom can be proud of, and the friends/family who attended will not forget and probably compare other weddings to.

Greatest vendor team: Tony Florez photography (thanks for the pics), Square Root Floral Design, Fusion Décor, The Emotion Picture Studio, my fave band/Full Spectrum, Design Visage for beautifying everyone, White Flite for our 100 dove release, Carving Ice for our life size tiger sculpture, and of course my friends/team at the Ritz-Carlton upstairs and downstairs, love love you all and your continued strive to make each celebration more successful than the client could dream of.

So of course, we had a hanging cake:

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We did not want a  boring photobooth, so I created a photo cabana, the guests loved it.  Kendi provided the chaise

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We did rounds as well as two large X tables, 1 on each side, always effective

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The ceremony was beautiful and that backdrop is very hard to beat

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But of course you must have  life size tiger daaaaahlings

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Love my brides, love my job.  Bet you can see why!!

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Add a comment September 25, 2014

Ritz-Carlton Laguna wedding celebration

Had a great time with this bride and groom.  They live/work in Manhattan New York and were very excited to have a December celebration here in S CA where the weather was going to be a lot warmer than there.

The beauty of planning a wedding at a time of year when there are not a lot of events/weddings, you can do location combinations that in the summer months you just can not do.  So the guests did get to see the whole property from one side to another, but I didn’t hear anyone complaining, and who could, when you go from one awesome view at the Gazebo Lawn for the ceremony, to cocktails on Dana Lawn, then the dinner/dance in the Pacific Promenade that feels like you are at an exclusive location/all alone/private.

Thanks to Albert Talibibian for the photos below, what a lovely man to work with on this day, and of course to the fabulous Ritz-Carlton team for always making it a pleasure to come to work with you at your home.








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Add a comment August 9, 2014

Ritz-Carlton Laguna, Terrace Salon

I am posting these photos I took so that anyone looking at this space at the Ritz-Carlton has something to look at, as I don’t think there are many photos out there.

It’s not a known room and because it does not have an ocean view is not as popular, but I have done some lovely weddings in it.  The full effect of this space happens later in the evening when the candles are flickering and the amber glow they give out, plays against the gold walls that surround. I love the balcony that has great outdoor furniture on it and overlooks the main pool which looks lovely at night.





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