Malibu Wedding at Calamigos Ranch from Michael Segal Weddings

With Valentine’s day just a few days away, we’re getting a little giddy here at BHL. So we are dedicating a whole week to LOVE! Every day we are immersed with all things inspiring, pretty, and lovely. But this week we wanted to really  jump into a bucket of pure love and start things right. There is nothing more romantic than a sweet and simple vintage chic meets rustic DIY wedding. Get ready to not only meet a couple of adroable sweethearts, but to fall utterly in love with all the charming details that decorated their big day. Our DIY, rustic loving hearts can not get enough of it.  This wedding is absolutely gorgeous and has so many sweet and simple details that it is nothing short of perfection. We are in love with the hand-made invitations to the beautifully decorated table settings. We absolutely adore the bride and groom. The bride is so stunning showing off her cute pink bow heels, and the groom totally rocking the pink bow tie. Michael Segal Weddings was on hand to capture each and every detail.
















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From the bride…

March 23rd, 2012 was the day I married my soul companion.  March 23rd, 2012 was the day we bound our souls to one another, to soar through our lives together, palms embraced, hearts entwined, eyes as one unto the same vision.  Sitting next to one another on that morning, with toast in our mouths and smiles on our lips, we were calmer than we had been and waited with bated breath for the day to unfurl itself into the manifestation of our conjoined love.  We couldn’t have been happier as we embraced the intimacy of the day.  We carefully selected those that were dear to us to share in the sacredness of the day in a ceremony of just short of 65 people.  The venue spoke to me when Bobby took me there on a date 6 months earlier, from the hanging bee baskets laced with fairy lights to the majestic nature of the grounds. We moved away from “tradition” and felt incredibly honoured that our sister-in-law, Lindsay, made a series of organic vegan gluten-free cheesecakes for us and our guests which was nothing short of utterly divine, a slice of heaven on such a special day!  We felt blessed that she and our brother Kia put so much hard effort into baking, which kept them up until the wee hours of the wedding day, putting on the finishing touches.  Hand-making all the details, from the carefully drawn and sewn wedding invites to the specially selected blend of tea we encased in bird love burlap for each of our guests, we put nothing short of complete love into a day that will remain in our hearts forever.  It made both Bobby and I proud to stand before our parents and show them that we were ready to walk this next journey of life together, united and secure in our belief in one another . 

Vendor Information:
Venue:  Calamigos Ranch, Malibu
Photographer: Michael Segal Weddings
Florist:  Sea Lily, Malibu
DJ:  Sam Zamir
Bride’s dress:  Carla Zampatti
Groom’s Attire: JCrew

Colorado Mountain Lodge Wedding from Christy Walters Event Planning

It’s no secret that we adore an outdoor wedding here at BHL, especially when there is a horse drawn carriage. This wedding’s rustic, romantic, and chic details had us positively swooning. There is nothing like a wedding set in the mountains of Colorado with it’s breathtaking views and backdrops. All the fabulous details was beautifully planned by Christy Walters Event Planning. We can not get enough of the purple and green umbrellas which added a touch of grace and charm to the day.  Jamie Smith Photography did an amazing job capturing all the love of this wedding.


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From Christy Walters Event Planning… 

Ashley and Matt got married at the Spruce Mountain Ranch in Larkspur, Colorado. They had an intimate ceremony next to the lake as soon as the raindrops stopped.  The purple and green parasols where a fun touch. An old wives tale is that rain on your wedding day is good luck for your marriage! The bride and groom’s horse drawn carriage ceremony exit contributed to the whimsical romantic feel of the day.  Cocktail hour took place among a rustic outdoor space, followed by dinner and dancing under the stars. Close friends of Ashley and Matt brought a funny pig statue to their wedding. This pig is a gag gift tradition that is passed down to each newlywed within their friend’s group.   Ashley and Matt are one of the most genuine, happy, and relaxed couples I have ever had the honor to work with – their zest for life could definitely be felt throughout the planning process as well as on their blissful wedding day. Ashley and Matt’s kind demeanor, intelligence, humor and empathy have taught me what the saying, “beautiful on the inside and out” means. They’re the ‘perfect for each other’ couple that reminds everyone else to always celebrate the good times!


Vendor Information:

Coordinator: Christy Walters Event Planning

Photographer: Jamie Smith Photography
Videographer: Andy Mitchell Videographer
Venue: Spruce Mountain Ranch
Flowers:  Rhonda Nichols Florist
DJ: Celebrity DJ
Caterer: Cravings Catering