Tammy & Steven – The Wedding!

When two people from different countries with a strong love for their dogs decide to get married, it is only appropriate that all these elements be placed into one big celebration. Tammy was from Canada while Steven was from Hawaii, and a destination wedding was chosen where they could bring both families and friends together in one place. They chose the beautiful property of Westlake Village Inn for their weekend celebration.

The couple chose a colorful palette of plum, lavender, grey and peach for the spring wedding. We combined the elements of the couple’s hometowns in the welcome bags to their guests, a welcome drink of Canadian Dry and Hawaiian shortbread cookies. Their invitation was custom designed by Small Paper Co. who used their dog’s silhouettes on the design on the invite, along with a custom map that showed the couple’s hometowns with dots connecting to their wedding location.

We had taken the dog’s silhouette from the invitation and had life-sized wood cut outs of the dogs made as signs throughout the wedding thanks to Letters To You! Such a great way to incorporate their fur babies with fun phrases from the couple’s countries.

For dessert, the couple had Snow Monster create custom ice cream macaron cookie sandwiches while dancing the night away until mini LA street dogs and poutine fries were served to guests as a late night snack.

Tammy and Steven, thank you so much for allowing us to help plan your big day! It was such a fun filled day with your fur babies, family and friends! We love your love for 90’s music that kept the guests on their toes all night! Congrats again and congrats on your baby girl!

The TEAM that made this wedding possible:

Wedding Planning, Design and Coordination: CCL Weddings & Events

Photography: Christine Farah Photography 

Venue: Westlake Village Inn

Videography: Juicebox Media

Cake: King’s Hawaiian

Florist: Green Leaf Designs

Hair and Makeup: Mimica Blasco

Stationery Design: Small Paper Co.

Rentals: Chiavari Chair Rentals

DJ: VOX DJ

Photobooth: GC Photobooth

Linens: La Tavola Linens

Dessert: Snow Monster OC

 

Kim & Charlie – The Wedding!

Kim and Charlie’s Malibu ranch wedding was celebrated with 180 of their closest friends and family in a romantic al fresco dinner reception catered by out absolute favorite, Hungry Bear Catering.

When we started working with Kim and Charlie, they had mentioned a few things that they absolutely wanted for their wedding: a live band because their crowd loves to dance, a lot of alcohol and delicious food. I think we captured all three with the help of vendors that made it all possible!

We wanted to definitely bring in tidbits of the couple throughout the wedding, as always. The escort installation was created and designed by our very own Gloria Yi with a custom built shelving unit that held custom mini boxed donuts and canned iced coffee for all the guests. Both items were a nod to the couple’s careers and their love for coffee. More desserts and sweets surprised the guests after dinner with freshly piped and fried hot churros and gourmet ice cream.

Kim and Charlie, every time I see photos of the two of you, or whenever you two post on social medial, my heart just flutters for you two. From the first time meeting you’ve always shown so much love to each other in the sweetest ways that truly showed how in love you both were. It inspires us all =) Thank you for entrusting Gloria and I in all your wedding planning and big day! We love you both so much and look forward to continuously seeing your love for each other grow more and more!

The TEAM that made this wedding possible:

Wedding Planning, Design & Coordination: CCL Weddings & Events

Photography: Valentina Glidden

Venue: Saddlerock Ranch

Videography: The Cub Team

Catering: Hungry Bear Catering

Cake: M Cakes Sweets

Dessert: Salinas Churros and Neveux Ice Cream

Rentals:  A Rental Connection

Linens: La Tavola Linens

Floral: Green Leaf Designs

Band: Soul Tones

Stationery Design: Mari Chang

Bar: Sunseris

Danielle & Tim – The Wedding!

Before meeting Danielle and Tim I had no idea what the movie “Finding Neverland” was about. However after meeting the couple and hearing their absolute love for the movie and the whimsical story and what they envisioned for their wedding, I knew that it was going to be a magical wedding and event for the couple and their guests.

The ceremony’s vision was to have the couple surrounded by greenery and wood stumps with candles, and that is exactly what Green Leaf Designs created for the stage setting where the couple promised their forever. The cocktail hour was all about fun facts of the couple, including an escort installation with a similar design from the invitation where “fairy dust” bottles hung that included all the couple’s HAPPY THOUGHTS. We loved everything about this wedding: the couple, the details and all the performances during the reception.

Danielle and Tim, THANK YOU a million times for allowing us to be a part of this magical adventure with you both! It was so fun working on this wedding with you both! Cheers to more adventures, Disneyland trips and lots of delicious sweets ahead!

The TEAM that made this wedding possible:

Wedding Planning, Design & Coordination: CCL Weddings & Events

Photography: Sloan Photography

Venue: The Loft of Pine

Videography: Etc Productions

Catering: Jay’s Catering

Dessert: Ridges Churros  

Cake: Merely Sweets

Rentals:  Chiavari Chair Rentals

Floral: Green Leaf Designs

DJ/MC: Vox Entertainment

Stationery Design: Friend of the Bride – Janet Lee

Bar: Cocktail Concierge

 

Sejin & Mike – The Wedding!

We always love a couple that isn’t scared to bring in lots of color into their wedding, and Sejin and Mike’s intimate Malibu mountaintop wedding was just that, adorned in colors such as shades of lavender, blush pinks, green, sage green, and gold.

Considering the couple lived in New York did the majority of their planning from afar, they entrusted our guidance to help choose the best vendors and options for their big day. The biggest decision was the venue and the couple actually booked their venue without having ever seen the location in person, but absolutely LOVED it when they first saw it during their planning trip in Southern California. Saddlerock’s Chateau Le Dome was the perfect location for all their guests who traveled from all around the world to take part in their 80 person celebration.

The overall concept of the wedding was to bring a watercolor design into the wedding with lots of colors. The couple’s custom invitations were hand drawn with watercolor and digitalized with little details of the couple, their wedding and surrounding interests. We brought on our talented #fontgirl (illustrator and hand lettering extraordinaire) to help create the details of the wedding. An escort installation with all the couple’s favorite places in the world were drawn onto a watercolor map, while escort cards were written on clear plexiglass pieces and hung from the wall. The couple listed all their favorite parks in New York for the table names and each were hand drawn on canvas with watercolor flowers to match their invitations.

It was such a beautiful wedding that overlooked the Malibu landscape along with clear skies that were filled with stars to light the dance floor.

Sejin and Mike, you took a lot of risks and trusts while planning this wedding and we are so thankful to have worked alongside you to make this destination wedding for all your guests come true! We hope to see you back in So Cal sometime soon! Congrats again and again. We love you both!

 

The TEAM that made this wedding possible:

Wedding Planning, Design & Coordination: CCL Weddings & Events

Photography: Esther Sun Photography

Venue: Saddlerock Ranch

Videography: The Cub Team

Catering: Hungry Bear Catering

Cake: M Cakes Sweets

Dessert: Pazzo Gelato

Rentals:  A Rental Connection

Linens: La Tavola Linens

Floral: Peony & Plum  

DJ/MC: James Lee from All the Above Entertainment

Clara & Tim – The Wedding!

Clara and Tim was definitely one couple that we enjoyed working with on all the details and overall planning of their big day! I still remember my initial phone call with Clara late at night! I instantly felt like I was talking with a long-time friend.

Their June 2016 wedding was planned with so much personality and detail from the couple’s personal style and interests. The color palette of light pink, sage green, glittery gold and ivory, along with the geometric shapes, came from the bride’s personal style. The groom’s love for cars was visualized through the venue (Smog Shoppe) and escort installation that included custom air fresheners that were designed and custom cut just for the wedding.

Let’s talk about the food! The bride LOVES oysters and wanted an oyster bar for cocktail hour, which was beautifully displayed by Hungry Bear Catering, and certainly was a hit with all the guests. For dessert, the couple treated their guests to their favorite nitrogen ice cream from A La Minute, with custom flavors chosen and created for the bride and groom.

Working on the details for this wedding was a dream! The couple wanted a hanging element during the reception due to the tall ceilings and ability to actually rig from the beams, so we created custom laser cut hanging shapes that accented with greens and hung one-by-one (it was truly a bit scary to climb that ladder so many times).

Clara and Tim, more than just having the opportunity to work on your wedding, I absolutely love the friendship that came from the experience overall. You two are the most organized and courteous people and I am so thankful to have been a part of your wedding planning and day! Can’t wait for many more dinner dates to come. Congrats a million times to you both!

The TEAM that made this wedding possible:

Wedding Planning, Design & Coordination: CCL Weddings & Events

Photography: Ether & Smith

Venue: Smog Shoppe

Videography: David Rho

Catering: Hungry Bear Catering

Cake: M Cakes Sweets

Dessert: A La Minute

Rentals: Premiere Party Rentals

Specialty Rentals: Borrowed & Blu

Linens: La Tavola Linens

Floral: Milieu Floral Design

DJ/MC: Prokreation

Stationery Design: Small Paper Co.

Bar: Sunseris

Photobooth: GC Photobooth