Ok, be totally honest, have you ever seen a dreamier ceremony site than this? The creatives who put together this truly stunning editorial were inspired single handedly by the the breathtaking space they set out to style: the new ceremony site at Carmel Valley Ranch. With just one look at the location, we say – how could you not be?! The designer behind the setting, Christine Cater, tells us a little bit more about all the pretty:
Our sole purpose was to leave the audience feeling dreamy and wide-eyed. From the ombre flowers on the Art Deco-inspired aisle runner and the lace gown from Haute Bride, to the sweeping Carmel Valley views and the ranch’s galloping goats and horses, it was a day full of beauty in every single direction.
We think (and hope!) the look they created will be super popular for weddings to come. Imagine a summer celebration here! Carlie Statsky’s romantic photography style was a perfect fit for all the gorgeousness. We’re ready to be whisked away to beautiful Caramel. What about you?
We kinda can’t even stand how pretty this dress is! Amsale at its absolute finest!
And this little cutie is wearing J.Crew!
Christine Cater not only nailed it with the details, but those florals? Have you ever seen ferns look so artful + elegant?!
A peek at what is surely our new most favorite space for saying I Do…
Our team at Christine Cater created the ceremony space around a hand-painted aisle runner using ombre flowers in whites, pinks and plums that ended in a circular pampas grass altar surrounded by ghost chairs.
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The wooden dining table featured hand painted acrylic menus with each guest’s name at the top, gold flatware, plates and candlesticks from Anthropologie, chargers and bowls from Z Gallerie and custom made vintage jewelry and pampas grass tassels at each place setting.
The simple, but pretty, cake was by Edith Meyer.
The swoonfest doesn’t have to end just yet! Be sure to watch the lovely film below by Luke Goodman to see even more:
Thanks so much to the super talented creatives below for sharing this stunning set-up with us! Are any couples tying the knot at Carmel Valley Ranch? What about at this particular space?
photography: Carlie Statsky // venue name: Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel, California // event design: Christine Cater // planning: Christine Cater // florals: Christine Cater // bride's shoes: Christian Louboutin // hair stylist: Bianca & Kate // makeup artist: Bianca & Kate // groom attire: Franco Uomo // videography: Luke Goodman // cake: Edith Meyer // jewelry: Fourtane // bride's dress: Haute Bride // flower girl dress: J.Crew // macaroons: Edith Meyer // rentals: Blueprint Studios
Such a classy and a dreamy wedding idea! I saw wedding ideas at askweddingplanning.com too which can work with this one!
wow, absolutely incredible. LOVE the video!
omg. fabulous location!
Seriously gorgeous. I love the ceremony space and that alter! Amazing. Epic views too.
This is PERFECTION! What a romantic spot for a ceremony and the set up is absolutely breath taking!
This was the most magical day … we’re so lucky to have such talented wedding vendor friends! Thanks so much for featuring our work.
Beautiful, soooo dreamy and sophisticated.
I had to stop myself from pinning the whole shoot about halfway through haha. Beyond magical!
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These details are incredibly. I’m blown away by so much photographic eye candy.
Indeed, the photographer did a great job! I love the colors and image depth.
I really love everything about this shooting. The place, the ceremony site decor, the bride gown, the palette… <3
The circular pampas grass altar is one of the most beautiful and unique wedding pieces I’ve seen…may have to steal that idea!
Stunning! Fab location!
wow! awesome video <3
Beautiful pastel colours! I’m lovin it!
These pictures are what inspired us to have our ceremony there!!! Booking for October 2019. Want it to look exactly like this! :)
This is total perfection. Love this!