Nestled in the sand dunes next to the Monterey Bay, where the forest meets the sea, today’s stunning editorial is filled with all the right elements for throwing an elegant seaside affair. Rachel Zee Photography teamed up with Monica of Twigs Floral Design, and together the ladies brought the prettiest beach scene to life. The unique color palette of mustard yellow and sage green – with hints of peach and silver – was a lovely departure from what we typically see + feels just right for the location + design plan. And the florals (mixing soft green foliage, air plants, pincushion proteas, and textured elements to complement the natural habitat of the dunes) couldn’t have been a better fit. We feel pretty confident saying that this shoot is sure inspire many-a stylish beach wedding to come…
We’re really into that bouquet!
Rachel tells us, Our escort card tray added a geometric element. Calligrapher Christine, owner of The Heritage Co., used different shapes and sizes for her cards, giving them a unique look. Christine also provided our invitation suite, which was all completely handwritten in her beautiful script. She used our mustard yellow and sage green palette as inspiration, and they turned out just gorgeous!
And, of course, we love a good naked cake!
Thanks so much to the talented team below for sharing their vision with us today!
photography: Rachel Zee Photography // venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds Pacific Grove, California // florals: Twigs Floral Design // cake: Layers Sensational Cakes // invitations + calligraphy: The Heritage Co. // woodwork: Melanie Kirk // wedding dress: Epiphany Boutique // bride’s hair: Liliana Cabrera for Oya Salon // bride’s makeup: Madison McDowell // groom’s stylist: Maddox Haberdasher // groom’s attire: Patrick James // groom’s hair: Heather Jorgensen for Mantra Salon