Ultra Romantic Garden Wedding Inspiration in Northern California

We are smitten! Filoli Gardens in California set the perfect backdrop for this romantic garden wedding inspiration shoot filled with garden roses and peonies. Northern California wedding vendors came together to create something truly magical. We are enraptured by the willowy branches, and gorgeous color palette of mauve and emerald green designed by Brannan Events & Design. For just a moment, time stands still as you take in each romantic photo by Alice Che Photography.

bride and groom laughing during wedding garden ceremony

wedding stationery

bridal bouquet with peonies and garden roses

bridal boudoir shoot before wedding

pink bridal heels surrounded by flowers

bridal portrait with sparkling wedding dress details

From the planner, Elise of Brannan Events & DesignI teamed up with Alice Che Photography to create and bring this garden inspiration to life! We wanted to create a romantic, modern inspiration shoot with an update on one of the most classic wedding color palettes! We took blush and sage and turned it to mauve and emerald green, creating an elegant and elevated color combination.

groom portrait in Southern California garden

his and hers vow books

bride and groom smiling at each other during garden wedding ceremony

wedding reception setup in a California garden

mauve and emerald wedding reception details

We choose Filoli Gardens to host the shoot because of the breathtaking property and views and the gorgeous settings. There’s literally something gorgeous to see around every corner! We wanted the inspiration shoot to feel like a real wedding day so we did a boudoir session with the bride in the morning, with fresh picked garden flowers! We hosted boudoir in the main home and surrounding garden beds.

textured floral centerpiece at wedding reception

colorful specialty cocktail

emerald green wedding lounge furniture

wedding rings and garden roses

bridal portrait in garden in front of cast iron gates

bride and groom laughing as they walk through the gardens

wedding reception setup in a California garden

table setting with mauve tablecloth and gorgeous floral centerpiece

The ceremony was hosted in their “ceremony garden” where real weddings were hosted in the 1920s. It’s historic, romantic and you feel like you’re in Downtown Abbey. Cocktail hour was by the olympic pool and surrounded by cypress trees. The dinner was ultra romantic, next to a pond and fountain display at sunset. We combined historical yet modern textiles like tassels and letterpress to create a timeless feel.

floral details in centerpiece

bride and groom portrait in California garden

groom sweetly kisses the bride's forehead

black tiered wedding cake on green velvet tablecloth

tiered black wedding cake with florals in the background

bride and groom laughing through the gardens

bride and groom share a kiss in front of garden entrance

How romantic is each detail in this gorgeous garden wedding in Northern California? We love how intimate it feels so this coastal elopement is equally as beautiful and cozy.

Wedding Vendors:
Photography: Alice Che Photography
Planning + Design: Brannan Events & Design
Floral Design: Tumbleweed Floral Truck
Venue: Filoli Gardens
Stationer + Calligrapher: Jenche Designs
Rentals: Hensley Event Resources  + Blueprint Studios
Linens: La Tavola Linen
Cake: The Speakeasy Baking Co.
Hair + Makeup: StatuSalon
Catering: Taste Catering
Models: Jordan + Miles
Ribbon: Honey Silks & Co
Ring Boxes: The Mrs Box
Dress: Lovely Bride Shop
Dress Designer: Alexandra Grecco

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