This adventurous couple said yes to the proposition and trusted us implicitly—to the extent that they didn't even lay eyes on their chosen venue until their wedding day!

Their wedding theme was "surprise and delight," which was undeniably fitting. Not only would their guests receive an epic experience, but the bride and groom would be just as surprised and delighted by their Italian celebration.

The lesson here is simple yet profound: approach every challenge with a solution in mind. For this duo, the solution resulted in a better wedding than they had imagined. And an experience their loved ones will always remember.

This bride and groom were a couple with a vision and had clear parameters for their dream wedding. They wanted a venue on the California coast with an amazing view within three hours' driving distance from Sacramento.

So, we set out on a California research expedition, spending a week exploring options. When nothing quite resonated, we returned to the drawing board, but this time, we cast our net wider. Instead of keeping our navigation locked in the U.S., we scoured the globe for the perfect location. And after careful consideration, we proposed something daring: Italy.


vendor credits

Planning: Julian Leaver Events | Photography: Facibeni Fotografia | Videographer: Caputo Films | Venue/Catering/Cake: Villa Cimbrone | Wedding Designer + Decor: Gro Design | Stationery: Southern Fried Paper | Hair + Makeup: Bride - Mat Wulff, Bridesmaids + Family - Beauty Livery | Linens: Nuage Designs | Lighting: Jacob & Co Creative | Transportation: Benarrivati | Travel Partner: Wedaways | Bridal Gown Retailer + Designer: Pallas Couture | Bridal Alterations: The Fitting Room

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