A rustic red and white garden wedding by Sun + Sparrow Photographers

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Weddings are all beautiful and unique in their own way, but we can’t help but love a special day with an equally special color palette and look. Today’s gorgeous red and white garden wedding by Sun and Sparrow Photography combines an elegant palette with the rustic charm of a country wedding, wrapped into one gorgeous day. Read on for more gorgeousness and special moments as told by the bride herself!

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When I first saw Shon, during our “first look” all of my stress went away. I knew nothing else mattered that day, now that he was with me again. I couldn’t stop crying when I saw him. He was the man I was about to marry and spend the rest of my life with. Nothing could get me down that day. Once we did all of our photos with our family, we had a couple moments to ourselves before we said our I do’s. It was like the calm before the storm. It was so peaceful and magical.

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The inspiration behind our wedding was rustic/romantic. We wanted to get married in a forest and be surrounded by trees, since Shon is from Oregon, we wanted to bring a little of that into our wedding. We wanted it to feel very homey and like love was in the air.

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I will never forget how loved we felt that day. Having our closest friends and family with us on such a memorable day, was amazing. It was also perfect weather, our whole wedding was all outside, we couldn’t have asked for better weather. We felt so blessed and so loved, we will never forget this day!!

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It is never too soon to start planning! I can’t believe all the last minute little details that snuck up on us. It was crazy! We were blessed to have all of our family and friends around to help, but there are some things that only the bride and groom can do. Make sure all of your vendors are on the same page, and you have someone to be your day of coordinator. Mine helped so much! She took care of all the setup and communicating with the vendors. I didn’t have to think of anything on my wedding day!

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What a truly gorgeous day! Thanks to Lena and Sun & Sparrow Photographers for sharing this gorgeous day. Congrats to the happy couple!

Vendors:

Venue: South Coast Botanic Gardens | Photographer: Sun & Sparrow Photographers | Videographer: Janelle Warren Photography | Wedding dress: Bridal Elegance, Torrance | Caterer: Lucille’s BBQ | Day of coordinator: Wonderland Events | Photo booth: Creative Photo Booths