Category Archives: Event Design

Bride’s Bouquet ~ Color, Texture, and Design

Santa Barbara has some of the finest floral designers you could find anywhere. Here are some beautiful bride’s bouquets I’ve had the pleasure to photograph this year. White and blush color tones are classic and a particular favorite with many of my brides. Color, texture, fragrance, in season or out, are all things to consider […]

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Ballerina Bride & her Tiny Dancers

It’s always fun to photograph a styled shoot. I asked Santa Barbara event designer, Tenley Erin Young what her inspiration was for this photo shoot we did together last November. Here’s what she had to say. “I love drama and glam, but I also love nature, so I wanted to combine one of the most […]

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Feather her Nest ~ Santa Barbara Baby Shower

My niece Kelly is having her first baby, and I was delighted, with the help of my sister Sydney, to throw her a baby shower in my home. She and her husband chose not to find out the sex of the baby, so we didn’t do a pink or blue theme. Since her family and […]

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Christmas Tea and Giving Keys

Mother, daughter team, Colette and Kaitlin of LaFete Weddings host an annual Christmas Tea in their home. While we have come to know each other through our business relationships, our friendship has become much deeper. They always design a gorgeous table for all of us to enjoy. Each year all the girls share our stories […]

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Camarillo Church Wedding ~ Elegant Vintage Barn Reception

Holly and Rob had the most beautiful wedding and reception.  I fell in love with this couple and their families. Colette and Kaitlin of LaFete Weddings brought their vintage glamour wedding to life with the design transformation of the Camarillo Ranch House. Laura of Cody Floral Design outdid herself with the gorgeous florals. See more on […]

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My daughter’s Santa Barbara Wedding.

I have never felt so loved by friends and associates as I was the day I announced my daughter’s engagement. Almost instantly I was offered the talent and skill of many of my friends in the events business in Santa Barbara. I was secretly hoping of course, that one or two might offer to help. […]

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