Sadie + Mike share a passion for adventure and travel as often as they can, so it only seemed natural that their gorgeous California barn wedding incorporated lots of fun vintage, travel-themed details! The wedding took place at The Dana Powers House in Nipomo, California, which is a beautiful, sprawling property with lovely gardens and architectural details everywhere you look. For their reception, they filled the barn with vintage china, burlap + lace table linens, and succulents planted in rusted goblets. I love that the bridesmaid’s dresses are so different, but cohesive with their varied shades of blue, and that Sadie + Mike cut their tiered cinnamon roll wedding cake with the groom’s Grandpa Fred’s navy sword!! How fun – and what a unique cake! Oh, and if any of you are fans of Mad Men like us, you may recognize Sadie, who plays Scarlett on the show! :)
Big thanks to the super talented Clayton Austin for the amazing photography and congrats to Sadie + Mike!
Are you dying over this stunning dress like I am? Sadie personally designed it herself + her vision was brought to life by Karo at Karoza Bridal. Majorly love it!
Processional: Bridal Party: We are Young – Fun (acoustic); Bride: You're So Cool – Hans Zimmer
Recessional: Express Yourself – Charles Wright + the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
First Dance: Hazy – Rosi Golan featuring William Fitzsimmons
Such pretty portraits of Sadie + Mike!
I remember putting my head on Mike's shoulder and closing my eyes for a lot of the first dance and got completely lost in my happiness and closeness to him....it felt like we were the only ones in the room.
And their lovely wedding film by Redmond Digital Media!
Congrats, again, to the happy couple + best wishes from GWS!
photography: Clayton Austin Love Stories // venue: The Dana Powers House Nipomo, California // event designer + coordination: the bride, Sadie Alexandru // day of coordinator: Judi Powers // makeup + hair: Cat Elrod // cake: Old West Cinnamon Roll Company // catering: Sea Shanty // dj: Darren Wang from Kramer Events // dress designer, veil + accessories: all designed by Sadie and made by Karo at Karoza Bridal // flowers: Corinne Samu Smith from Panacea Event Floral Design // groom’s attire: Prima Colleziono Uomo for Saks Fifth Avenue // officiant: Bride + Groom’s dear friend, Anil Kumar Bhardwaj // invitations: Original design by the Bride & April Christiansen // rentals: Embellish Vintage Rentals // photo booth: Bluebird Photobooth // videography: Redmond Digital Media