Scott and Sandi

We did this WONDERFUL couples wedding June 15 at the beautiful Vizcaya in Downtown Sacramento. They always have a awesome staff, so on top of everything. Becky (Vizcaya Coordinator) was on the ball helping Sandi fix her dress a few times. We love this couple so much we are so very happy they chose us to share their day. Their photographers were Cleve and Rose Marie with Colors of Life Portraits Artistry, such a sweet couple, we enjoyed working with them very much. We will get some pictures from them soon, we are excited. Here are a few totally non professional pictures I did, we just did some simple lighting because the Vizcaya it’s self is awesome, we just made a few focal points.

Here were their song selections:

Introduction into Reception: In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel

Cake Cutting: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head by Dean Martin

Father/Daughter: My Girl by the Temptations

Mother/Son: What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

First Dance: The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra

Garter Toss: Luck be a Lady Tonight by Frank Sinatra

Bouquet Toss: Girls Just Want to have fun by Cyndi Lauper

Last Dance: Save the Last Dance by Michael Buble

Again cannot express how much we loved this wedding, it was awesome!

Shawn and Brad

So we did their wedding June 14 at Headquarter House in Auburn. This venue is so unique, we like it a lot, and Cheryl is a absolute pleasure. She is so detailed oriented (maybe even more than me) and wants everything perfect for the bride and groom. We both want the same thing so it was great to work with her. We got to work with Rachelle of Rachelle Photography who we love, love love. Their Officiant’s name was Stan, he was awesome but we didn’t get a chance to get a card. I will try to get his info though because he was awesome. When we get our audio up for them check it out, his style was so genuine and unique and pure, I just can’t describe it. Everything about their wedding was unique and artistic. Shawn was so very beautiful!! Here is a sneak peak from Rach, I can’t wait to see them all.

 (Here is the link to their slideshow from Rachelle: http://sacramentophotography.biz/ss/shawnbradws/0608/)

Here were their song selections:

Seating of Parents & Wedding Party Processional: Exile by Enya

Bridal Processional: Bridal March

Wedding Party Recessional: Chan, Chan by Buena Vista Social Club

Wedding Party Introduction: Lovely Day by Bill Withers

Bride and Groom Introduction: Can’t Help Falling in Love With you by UB40

Cake Cutting: I’m in Love With you by Erykah Badu

First Dance: Shelter by Ray Lamontagne

Family/Daughter: Just the Way you are by Billy Joel

Mother/Son: Sunshine of my Life by Stevie Wonder

Garter Toss: Give Him Something he can Feel by En Vogue

Bouquet Toss: Shoop by Salt n’ Peppa

Honeymoon Dance: If I were a Rich Man from Fiddler on the Roof

Last Dance: Red, Red Wine by UB 40

Ryan and Lacey

This cute couple got married at the LDS temple in Folsom, Ca. Their reception was help at a church building in Antelope, Ca. She loves pink and polka dots and it showed. Her bridesmaids wore hot pink dresses with a black sash and black shoes with white polka dots, way cute! She had a beautiful white dress with HOT PINK shoes, she was a blast to work with and was full of laughs. Here is what they chose for their songs:

Introduction into Reception: Beautiful Day by U2 (I think this is a favorite this year for our brides for whatever reason)

Cake Cutting: Better Together by Jack Johnson (This too!)

First Dance: Truly, Madly, Deeply by Savage Garden

Father/Daughter: Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Bouquet Toss: Girls Just Want to Have fun by Cyndi Lauper

Gater Toss: Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

Her dad picked their song so it was a surprise to her, it was cute. Here is a picture of the pink lighting we did, hopefully we will have more to come but we took these ourselves so not totally awesome, sorry:

Sam and Lea

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May 31 was Sam and Lea. We will remember this couple forever. They could not have been more in love or sweeter! We loved them! They got married on UC Davis campus at a Gazebo and had their Reception at the Alumni Center. Lori Levisen was their Officiant with Wedding Officiants of Greater Sacramento and was a pleasure to work with. We have worked with her before and we enjoy her style. She speaks with such love in her voice. They were so fun and unique. Their photographer was the wonderful Jackie with Jacqueline Photography. We had never worked with her before but now that we have, we love her. She was a pleasure and her and assistant Lauren as well. We are excited to get pictures from them. The caterers were from the campus, University Catering. Food was beautiful. Sam and Lea are so outgoing, we did a photo montage for them that ran the whole night inside the Foyer. They had their guest book and Photo Booth by Picture Perfect Photo Booths inside as well. The rest of the reception was outside and it was perfect weather. They are both landscapers so they had the most beautiful flowers by Visual Impact. They did a awesome job, it was the most unique flowers we have seen. Here is what they chose:

Wedding Party Processional: Oceanic Pt1 by Ravi Shankar

Bridal Processional: Shanti-Matra by Ravi Shankar

Wedding Party Recessional: Is This Love by Bob Marley

Introduction into Reception: Happy Together by the Turtles

First Dance: I’ll Back You up by Dave Matthews Band

Cake Cutting: Better Together by Jack Johnson

Father/Daughter & Mother/Son Dance: All You Need is Love by the Beatles

Garter Toss: Let’s Get it on by Marvin Gaye

Bouquet Toss: Ladies Night by Kool n’ the Gang

Last Dance: Take me Down by Smashing Pumpkin

We stayed a extra hour because everyone was having a BLAST! So I just got these pictures from Jacqueline Photography, are these just not too cute she did awesome they are a beautiful couple! Thanks Jackie!!!

Hunter and Rebecca

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May 25 we did Hunter and Rebecca. They got married at the Regional Elk Grove Park in the Pavilion. It was beautiful weather given the night before it rained. We worked with Jennifer Pechan with Pechan Photography who is wonderful to work with. She is a awesome photographer and so sweet! Here was their music selections:

 Seating of Family: Reminiscent Joy by Tim & Ryan O’Neil

Wedding Party Processional: Falling in Love by Tim & Ryan O’Neil

Bridal Processional: Canon in D by Pachelbel

Wedding Party Recessional: Better Together by Jack Johnson

Introduction ino Reception: Rockstar by Nickelback

Cake Cutting: Cupid by Sam Cooke

First Dance: Cross My Heart by George Strait

Father/Daughter Dance: My Girl by the Temptations

Mother/Son Dance: A Song for Mama by Boyz II Men

Garter Toss: Shook me All Night Long by AC/DC

Anniversary Dance: Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

Last Dance: I’ve Had the Time of my Life by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

They ended up doing a Anniversary Dance instead of a Bouquet Toss and they had two couples married 46 years, we had to go down to the month, it was a lot of fun.

Gino and Denise

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So this couple could not have been more awesome. They got married May 24 and if you remember that Saturday it rained…. and they had a outside wedding planned. They were getting married in the Generals Garden at the Lions Gate Hotel on McClellan Air Force Base. We did the rehearsal the night before and practiced it all at the Garden. Their Officiant Christopher Nesbitt with a Five Star Ceremony is awesome. He is so professional and nice. He is a great Officiant and always enjoyable to work with. The next morning we talked to Gino, they got lucky and they had a open ballroom, a small one but it worked. Gino and Denise got married at the Chapel there and it turned out awesome, all the vendors worked together to make it look awesome and run smoothly. I was running everywhere trying to get it all organized since the whole run through changed. We had to change the whole design of everything but it rocked. The staff for the venue did ALL they could to make the room awesome, we threw in tons of lighting to set the atmosphere because we knew they were not thrilled about the room so we dimmed all the lights and it was lit up with beautiful lighting. Their photographer was Adam Test with Adam Test Photography. He was professional and and quite fun to work with. We hope to get some pictures. All in all this wedding will be unforgettable! Here are their song selections:

Seating of Family: Air from Water Music

Wedding Party Processional: Canon in D by Pachbell

Bridal Processional: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Bach

Wedding Party Recessional: Bubbly by Colbie Caillet

Introduction into Reception: Accidentally in Love by Counting Crows

Cake Cutting: Sugar, Sugar by the Archies

First Dance: Bless This Broken Road by Rascal Flatts

Father/Daughter & Mother/Son Dance: My Wish by Rascal Flatts

Garter Removal: Let’s Get it on by Marvin Gaye

Garter Toss: Your Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate

Bouquet Toss: Ain’t no Other Man by Christina Aguilera

Last Dance: Save the Last Dance by Michael Buble

Mark and Kim

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May 18 we did Mark and Kim’s Wedding. They were so down to earth and just ready to be married. Their family and Friends loved them so much and were caught up in every moment with them, it was wonderful. Their reception was held at Capitol Plaza Ballroom in Downtown Sacramento. Beautiful artwork on the celling and has a lot of the character of Old Downtown Sacramento. Here was their song choices:

Introduction into Reception: All You Need is Love by the Beatles

First Dance: Stay With You by John Legend

Father/Daughter: Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Mother/Son Dance: What a Wonderful World by Eva Cassidy

Cake Cutting: That’s Amore by Dean Martin

Garter Toss: American Woman by Lenny Kravitz

Bouquet Toss: Just a Girl by No Doubt

Special Dance: Better Together by Jack Johnson

Last Dance: Come Away With me by Norah Jones

They wanted to have a special dance to share with their guests so they chose to dance with them to Jack Johnson. It fit so well because their guests wanted to be there. Everyone was taking in every moment with them, it was a neat experience to watch them and be a part of it all. 

Cameron and Corie

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We did this fabulous couple on May 17. You could not pick a cuter couple! They are sooo in love and their pictures turned out AWESOME. They got married at The Flower Farm Inn which is a Bed and Breakfast in Loomis, Ca. We love this venue and we hope to go back soon. Not one little detail of the Inn was overlooked, it had so much character it was just great. The faucets in the bathroom, the imprints of the leaves on the floor just everything. Ok enough about the venue, their photographer was the wonderful Stephanie Smith with Stephanie Smith Photography. We love working with her, she has their slideshow up so definitely check it out:

http://stephaniesmithphotography.com/CorieCameron/.

Last but, by far, not least their caterer was TLC Catering. They were so on the ball and did a wonderful job as they ran around everywhere. We loved working with them. Cameron and Corie had an awesome team of professionals that brought their day together and rocked it. Here is what they chose for their songs:

Seating of Family: Lost in This Moment by Big & Rich

Wedding Party Processional: Shameless by Garth Brooks

Bridal Processional: She’s Everything by Brad Paisley

Wedding Party Processional: Far Away by Nickelback

Introduction into Reception: Rockstar by Nickelback

Cake Cutting: Sweetest Thing by U2

First Dance: Red on a Rose by Alan Jackson

Father/Daughter Dance: Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle

Mother/Son Dance: Don’t Blink by Kenny Chesney

Garter Toss: Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

Bouquet Toss:Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper 

Last Dance: Better Than This by Brad Paisley

Here are some pictures from their wedding. We lit up their ceiling in Red to tie in their colors. It was awesome when the sun went down, it set the mood. Hopefully we can get more lighting pictures up soon!

Red Lights on celling

Corie and Cameron

Lighting at night

Nate and Katie

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So we are soooo far behind on our BLOG, this is like a full time commitment. Anyways I am going to try to catch up.  May 16 we did Nate and Katie’s wedding, the cutest/sweetest  couple. They got married at Sun City Lincoln Hills in Lincoln, Ca. They had a friend do their photos and Mamas Whole Sale Flowers do their flowers. They had a outside ceremony and it is such a beautiful venue to have a outside ceremony. They had a Bagpiper do their ceremony music which made it so fun and it fit them. Here is what they picked for their reception music:

Introduction into Reception: Beautiful Day by U2

Cake Cutting: The Sweetest Thing

First Dance: When you say Nothing at all by Allison Krauss

Combined Parents Dance: My Wish by Rascal Flatts

Garter Toss: Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

Bouquet Toss: Girls Just Want to Have fun by Cyndi Lauper

Anniversary Dance: I Don’t Know Much by Aaron Neville

Last Dance: Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers

They had a awesome night, their guests loved to dance!