Charles + Nadia

nadia charles oncewed 01

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!


Once Wed was launched in March 2008 to meet a need in the marketplace for an online listing service for second-hand wedding dresses. Within a short time, the company had developed into an online wedding publication and resource to provide newly-engaged brides with inspiration and tools to plan their dream wedding. 

To see the Instagram feed you need to add your own API Token to the Instagram Options page of our plugin.