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Pink Wedding at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

We absolutely loved working on Alex and Carson’s wedding at the beachside Hilton Beachfront Resort. Alex actually interned for me a while back and I was so honored when she chose me to plan her wedding day. First up was choosing the location, and the dramatic rotunda was chosen to host both the ceremony and reception. Alex loved color, and chose to carry a bright pink bouquet while her bridesmaids carried petite white bouquets. Color was also key at ceremony, with a hot pink bougainvillea arbor marking the ceremony spot.
After the kiss, the couple went and took portraits on the beach, which is right across the street from the venue. Guests were treated to a whimsical seating card display with fun earrings acting as clips to hold escort cards. Long tables were setup for dinner and featured tall gold candelabras mixed with low and lush floral centerpieces. At each setting, mini baguettes served as an edible place card. And finally, Bella Vista Designs setup colorful and dramatic lighting in shades of pink and purple which created the perfect atmosphere for the a wicked dance party.
Wedding Photographer: Michael & Anna Costa | Wedding Location: Hilton Beachfront Resort

Wedding Photographer: Michael & Anna Costa | Wedding Location: Hilton Beachfront Resort | Wedding Planner: Soigne Productions | Florals: NLC Productions | Hair and Makeup: TEAM | Lighting: Bella Vista Designs | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Ceremony Music: Organic Strings Quartet | DJ: Patrick Butler Entertainment | Videography: Like a Letter | Childcare: Mummy’s Day Off | Cake: Anna’s Bakery | Linens: La Tavola

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