A nature-loving New England couple venture west to coastal California for a ceremony in the presence of friends, family, and a forest full of soaring redwoods.
'"Magical' is the only way to describe it," says Laura of the Santa Lucia Preserve, a 20,000-acre nature wonderland near Carmel, California, where she and Justin were married. The couple grew up in Connecticut and met on Martha's Vineyard, but when Justin proposed in November 2009, Laura knew immediately that the preserve, where her parents own a house, would be the perfect setting for their nuptials.
Location and Catering: The Santa Lucia Preserve
Event Planning and Design: Alison Events
Flowers: Brown Paper Design
Cake: Earthbound Farm
Stationery, Textiles, and Artwork: Jenny Pennywood
Wedding Photographer: Jesse Leake
Menswear: Astor & Black (shirt)
Sweets Buffet: Edith Meyer
Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Music: Innovative Entertainment
Reception Music: DJ Blue
Videography: Bliss Productions
Restrooms: Golden State Portables
Lighting and Sound: Refraction
Transportation: Main Event Transportation
Hair and Makeup: Winc Artistry
Jewelry: The Natural Sapphire Co.
Groom's Custom Shirt: Astor & Black
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