Details Make the Difference | Carolynn and Jon

By, May 31, 2016

Today, it’s all about the details :) We were impressed by the sophisticated and meticulous details on Carolynn and Jon’s big day, and decided to highlight them here. This dreamy Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club wedding was put together by Monarch Weddings, who helped turn the initial vision into reality. You can definitely see the love and care that went into to every little aspect of this day.

Carolynn and Jon’s wedding is a beautiful example of how the small touches can really make the difference. We hope you enjoy our image selections below :)

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There’s nothing quite like a special live appearance by the USC Marching Band (below).


Sweet and Saucy Shop made this amazing personalized groom’s cake, below. Go Winterhawks!

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Check out more of Carolyn and Jon’s Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club wedding.


Wedding Venue: Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club

Wedding Planner and Designer: Monarch Weddings

Wedding Cake and Groom’s Cake: Sweet and Saucy Shop

Macaroon Favors / Escort Cards: Sweet and Saucy Shop

Dancefloor, Head Table, Draping, and Chairs: Hire Elegance

Gold Flatware: Classic Party Rentals

Plates: Abbey Party Rentals

Menu: Brightly Designed

Linen: APR Fine Linens


Vendors We Love – Alchemy Fine Events

By, August 07, 2015

Vendor Type: Event Design
Why We Love Them: Sophisticated and stylish events, blending high fashion, visionary art direction, and pure creativity.
Did You Know? Alchemy founder Vanessa Van Wieren earned her Masters in Graphic Design in Florence, Italy.
Specialties Include: “Luxury destination weddings (Italy, France, Mexico are my faves!), detailed design work, and luxury stationery”
Things Vanessa Loves: Pink Champagne, Hollywood Regency design, getting the window seat on flights, a damn good looking tablescape!, brides that give me a lot of creative freedom. I really BRING it when that happens!!!

Please enjoy a selection of our favorite images from recent events we’ve worked together. Click here to see more!


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Vendors We Love – Concepts Event Design

By, August 04, 2015

Vendor Type: Rentals and linens
Why We Love Them: Years of experience, plus a giant inventory of rentals, tailored to every design sensibility and color scheme
Did You Know? Concepts is run by the powerhouse team of Haydee and Federico (a married couple!)
What’s New: For a limited time, mention True Photography when booking Concepts Event Design and save 10%. Please contact Concepts directly for details.
Things They Love: Family time,  Disneyland fun times with grandkids, Valle de Guadalupe (Ensenada, B.C), quesadillas (love my quesadillas), coffee with hubby in the morning :-)

Please enjoy a selection of our favorite images from recent events we’ve worked together. Click here to see more!


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