I have such a wonderful treat in store for everyone today from the lovely husband and wife team, Erin Hearts Court. Courtney sent over a ton of beautiful images from Charles and Nadia’s wedding last week, and I’ve been itching ever since to upload these lovelies onto the blog. Their amazing event planner and florist, Meg, was also sweet enough to join us today and share a bit more information behind their wedding…

Nadia has a fun, romantic, vintage-inspired style.  We started with the floral print cloth napkins from Anthropologie to place in the middle of the guest tables and frame the centerpieces.  We chose a collection of vases in different sizes and shapes to give the centerpiece an eclectic feel and incorporated slices of fire wood for an organic element and white “granny doilies” to give the look a romantic edge.








For flowers, I used dinner plate dahlias, antique hydrangeas, spray roses, peonies and garden/cabbage roses.  To complete the centerpiece look, we turned kitchen glasses from Anthropologie into candles and picture frames from Anthropologie into table numbers.  Overall, we aimed to have an organic, vintage-inspired, romantic and eclectic decor scheme.





Nadia is of Russian heritage and Charles is of Venezuelan heritage so they wanted to include some elements of those cultures into their wedding decor.  The matryoshka doll favors were brought from Russia by Nadia’s family, the fiesta banners were bought from the Etsy store “Ay Mujer” and the tissue pom poms were bought from the Etsy store “Pom Pom Love.”








Oh, and the image above is what did it for me. Have you ever seen a more heartwarming photograph? It puts a huge smile on my face just looking at it…

Coordination & flowers: Meg of La Partie Events

Photography: Erin Hearts Court

Cake, pies & large cupcakes: Hot Cakes

Small cupcakes & sweets table design: Kelly of CuppieLove.  Kelly also has a wonderful blog called “Yes, Please.”

Dress: by Cymbeline from Montclair Boutique on Montana Ave in Santa Monica

Rings: Cabochon Fine Jewelry on Montana in Santa Monica

Venue: Calamigos Ranch in Malibu

DJ: Eric of SoCal DJ

The lovely ladies over at 100 Layer Cake are also featuring some images today from Charles & Nadia’s wedding!


Comments (50)

Sharon Beaver | Reply

Oh my goodness! This is one of the sweetest, most beautiful weddings ever – so much charm and personality. Fabulous!!!

The Perfect Palette | Reply

Those pink peonies are TO DIE FOR!!! LOVE THE softness of this wedding!

Nora | Reply

Beautiful, got to love that Anthropologie. Thanks for the vendor list!

Libby | Reply

Probably one of my favorite weddings I’ve seen thus far. Such happiness in all happiness in all the images.

katie | Reply

gorgeous wedding – gorgeous couple!

Brenda's Wedding Blog | Reply

what a beautifully romantic wedding – I love the colors and I’m a huge fan of vintage weddings. Those desserts looks so scrumptious

Bethany | Reply

The shoes! Must find…beautiful all around.

Sara | Reply

The flowers are GORGEOUS!

maggie | Reply

Love it (especially her pretty sandals!)

Amanda - Untamed Petals | Reply

This wedding is amazing! I absolutely LOVE all of the colors and the table decor is to die for! I want to jump through my computer screen right now!!

Heather | Reply

Any idea where I can find those shoes and that veil?? Gorgeous wedding!!!

jaime | Reply

I ADORE this wedding! It all came together so perfectly. The bride’s dress and veil are stunning!

Elizabeth Mackey | Reply

That is one dreamy wedding…The colors and everything are gorgeous as it the couple!!

Sofia | Reply


nadia (the bride) | Reply

hi everyone! we are sooo thrilled and over joyed to be on OnceWed and that you all love our wedding as much as we do! everything turned out perfectly amazing and it’s really thanks to the talented Meg of La Partie Events and Erin & Courtney who captured it beautifully!

to answer – my shoes are by Stuart Weitzman and veil from Montclair Boutique in Santa Monica

myra :: twigs & honey | Reply

Wow! Take my breath away.. this is just lovely. This is everything I love… down to the little nesting dolls. :)

Bethany | Reply

Oh my! This wedding is like a dream. The photos, the details, the flowers, the couple…amazing.

annie @ marry you me | Reply

this is so sweet! I love all the weddings you’ve been featuring lately :)

Rachel Nickel | Reply

Dreamy. Girly. Elegant. Love it!

Marisa | Reply

You always post the most gorgeous weddings. Everything is so feminine without being girly.

Nicole | Reply

Precious and heartwarming are the two words that come to mind when I see these gorgeous images. Very nicely done.

Desiree | Reply

The russian dolls are a lovely idea. Hmmm…wonder if I could get away with using them at my wedding?

Melinda | Reply

How romantic! I love the plates as table number idea! I’ll be hitting up our local thrift shop to see if I can’t find some to work for my wedding! Thanks!

paige appel | Reply

major crush on this one!

Angela | Reply

SWOOONN! I am salivating over these images. The photographer did such a great job.

Shalyn Sanders | Reply

Excellent photographer! Excellent decorations. All of it just beautiful.

rose | Reply

oh. swoon. such beautiful flowers {the bride & groom look lovely too!}

Megan | Reply

This wedding is gorgeous!!! I am completely in love with your veil!!!

Dana Cordova | Reply

This wedding is so sweet and eclectic, and yet everything works together just so– very thoughtful work!

Christie | Reply

This is exctly what I want for my wedding. just beautiful!

selina | Reply

beautiful is perhaps the best word to describe this wedding. i love every single shot and ideas. i’m having that warm fuzzy feeling after reading this entry… thanks for sharing such wonderful things with us!

Alejandra | Reply

Nadia or OnceWed-

First – what a breath taking wedding! Second: Was that fabric used under the centerpieces? I was curious about where she may have gotten that fabric or if they are scarves. Thank you :)

nadia | Reply

to ALEJANDRA – hi! the fabric squares are napkins from Anthropologie. took forever to find but was worth the search! i’m looking to sell most if you’re intersted!

Alejandra | Reply

Yes Nadia! Will you contact me at aamador07@gmail.com ? I would need anywhere from 8-12 (maximum 12). Just let me know how much you’re looking to sell them for :)

Dana | Reply

Nadia, any interest is selling your glassware/frames? I love your centerpieces, and is a perfect idea for our garden wedding. Contact me at dtomaszewski23@yahoo.com if you are interested. LOVE your wedding, so inspring!

Liz | Reply

These photographs are beautiful! And I just have to say her veil is also very pretty. I still don’t know what kind of veil I want, best to wait until I pick the dress! I’m struggling right now trying to decided whether we want a live Chicago Wedding Band to play at the reception or if we just want a DJ. Has anyone had a live band at their wedding? If so, what was that like? Better than just a DJ?

Tara @ Pacific Wedding Guide | Reply

That tree dripping with lights is so so beautiful! What a lovely reception!

Dana | Reply

Nadia your wedding is beautiful and genuine,I am so inspired! I love the glassware you used for centerpiece. Are you looking to sell these pieces?

elizabeth chapman | Reply

It is all so beautiful!!!

bridal girl | Reply

Really gorgeous wedding. And the couple really looks amazingly beautiful. I just love the cupcakes!

rachel | Reply

gorgeous. I’m smitten with the colors and all the details. The Matryoshka dolls are especially darling.

Ken | Reply

that’s how it should be done! Beautiful, Classy, Timeless. Good Job!

nadia | Reply

hi ladies – for anyone inquiring about any of the items used in the wedding feel free to contact me directly: nshipovsky@gmail.com thx!

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