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Today's wedding is a definite departure from the usual wedding inspiration. The bride Adriene is a floral designer here at Sullivan Owen and really challenged me to create something completely new.  You might remember this "Sneak Peek" post from a few weeks ago where we showed the design process for Adriene's Leap Day wedding. Adriene left her bouquet completely up to me (no pressure). Fortunately I knew her floral faves so I got it right. This is by far my favorite bouquet I've ever made and it was also one of the most difficult, I had to make it backwards in a mirror! It was totally worth it because I knew how much Adriene loved it as soon as she saw it. I'm so happy that I was able to participate in this awesome day for such a great couple. A million congratulations to Adriene & Kyle.

Floral & Event Design: Sullivan Owen / Photos: Jillian McGrath Photography / Cinematography: Birdhouse Productions / Venues: Hotel Palomar, Magic Gardens, El Vez / Makeup & Cake: April Chatman Royce / Hair: Brianna Adams / Invites: The Butcher Press

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Since it was a small crowd who didn't really know each other Adriene made Shrinky Dink name tags for all of us, they were cute and super helpful actually.

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First looks

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During a slight pause before the ceremony, Kyle entertained the crowd with tricks and good humor.

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Everyone enjoyed champagne before heading to El Vez for lunch

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New rule, always get an awesome photo of the groom with the bouquet

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Everyone grabbed umbrellas and explored the gardens despite the rain

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Adriene's BFF and Makeup Artist made her this amazing cake!

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Floral & Event Design: Sullivan Owen / Photos: Jillian McGrath Photography / Cinematography: Birdhouse Productions / Venues: Hotel PalomarMagic GardensEl Vez / Makeup & Cake: April Chatman Royce / Hair: Brianna Adams / Invites: The Butcher Press