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Do you remember Amanda and Will from that magical engagement session we featured a while back with the sprinkler? Well….here’s their equally stunning wedding! (the first half anyway…come back for part II next!)

From Amanda:

Will and I met studying abroad on a ship that sailed around the world. Four years later we found ourselves planning a backyard wedding. I always knew I wanted to get married at home with a wreath of flowers in my hair-just like my mom did.

Will and I wanted to create a wedding with an old California feel paying homage to warm family traditions and our California roots. We were blessed to have many helping hands, whether it was unstitching used grain sacks from France or in the garden picking fresh lavender for the invitations or burning our fingers while melting hot wax for the menus, our friends and family did everything they could to play a role in the celebration of the joining of us.

Photography: Nancy Neil // Wedding Planner: Brooke Keegan Weddings and Events // Dress: Claire Pettibone’s Kristene // Robes: Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie // Paper Goods: Lucky Luxe // Cinematographer: Living Cinema // Venue: Private Estate, Shady Canyon, Irvine, CA // Hay Bales: Foothill Feed and Grain // Ceremony/Cocktail Music: Free Wheelin’ Band // Floral/Decor/Linens: Holly Flora// Hair: Sarah Goethals // Makeup: Scarlett de Boer // Officiant: Jaimeson Stockhaus, Reformed University Fellowship


Comments (25)

Candace {} | Reply

beautiful dress! And I love the head wreath!

Style Art Life | Reply

OH MY GOSH!!! The wedding is just as magical as the sprinkler engagement shoot. What a beautiful couple. Love the exquisite personal touches. Truly beautiful & unique.

Monica | Reply

gorgeous! this wedding is so beautifully captured! absolutely love the head wreath also.

connie | Reply

charming!! is the venue available for rent??

barbara | Reply

Beautiful! Does anyone know where her dress is from?? Exactly what I am looking for…

Jackie | Reply

oh my goodness, this is my dream wedding. her flowy dress, the flower wreath, the hay bales. it’s dreamy :)

Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie | Reply

Gosh, goodness, golly! Such a pretty wedding full of so many dreamy details! So many congratulations to Amanda and Will! So amazing to have our robes featured in all this lovely. Brooke… you are a stunning event designer :)


Huckleberry Creative | Reply

Beautiful! The center pieces look amazing. And that cake!

Mioara Dragan | Reply

So sweet, simple, and elegant. <3

Chandra - Oh Lovely Day | Reply

This is why I love California weddings! Just gorgeous. And that bride is so beautiful! Love her style :)

jj | Reply

The wedding looks so great that I can not help felling in love with it!

MK | Reply

A beautiful dress for a beautiful bride. Where did she get it? Love all the details to this wedding. Gorgeous!

lovejuly | Reply

Can someone please tell me where this venue is located? I’m looking for a wedding location and this would be perfect!

Brooke Keegan | Reply

Thank you for all the kind comments! The dress is Claire Pettibone and the venue is their private residence. Sorry – it is not available for events :(

Alicia | Reply

Where did you get the bridesmaid dresses???

Tess Wilkerson | Reply

did you make your head wreath or buy it?

LC | Reply

Amanda, please, where did you get your shoes? I’ve been SEARCHING for sandals like those for my wedding to no avail

catherine senske | Reply

I am never speechless but looking at the pictures, I am at a loss for words other than AMAZING!

Janie Houle' | Reply

I too am speechless. The wedding, bride, groom
and the setting were beyond the pale. This was
the nicest wedding that Greg and I have ever been

jean | Reply

would love to know if you made or bought the hair wreath – i am planning on getting married in maui this june and love the flowers in your hair – would love your help!! thanks

Michelle | Reply

I LOVE the groom/ groomsmen attire! Where are their outfits from?

anon | Reply

Second the groom/groomsmen attire. Any help? Thanks!

martha | Reply

It’s funny how nobody says a WORD about the beautiful symbolic washing of each other feet! This part was the most meaningful of all. The rest was just stuff! But that symbol says it all.