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ladies and gentlemen i’d like to introduce you to mr. & mrs. steinmetz!

marc and alexei pulled off the most beautiful day ever; smiles, tears, laughter, and some major dancing were had at the wedding to remember.


seriously not missing a beat, our bride, even at the crack of dawn had a spread for us maids to rival the fanciest of parties.

while we got prettied with on-site hair and makeup alexei made sure we were well nourished and hydrated with a champagne buffet brunch of parfaits, oatmeals, muffins and panini.


here’s a behind the scenes look of the transformations going down. all the girls donning their gifted kimono robes from plum pretty sugar whilst the pre-ceremony preparation underwent made for fun photos and of girlie-capers.


scene of the first tears…..the groom’s gift to his bride….his card says it all…..


i’m biased here…but there really is no comparison to the floral design courtesy of heavy petal. these two darlings, anna & jena, did my wedding too, and they truly are the BEST in the business.

everyone last night was complimenting the extraordinary flowers.


here she is!

our beautiful bride.

even at 6am, in gym clothes, and morning face alexei is still the prettiest girl in the room, but throw a wedding gown on her….and bam! she’s the prettiest on the planet.

we all agreed.

icing feet

the bride and her maids taking a much-needed “foot” break after stomping around san juan capistrano in 4 inch heels… can see alexei is icing her ankles with a cold perrier can…{nice touch.}

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my favorites.

this morning there are some sore legs, necks, ankles and feet.  very little dance-floor breaks were taken with this group!

a first toast to the new couple, seconds after the ceremony.

congratulations marc & alexei.

i was so honored and touched to stand up with you guys at this incredible and joyful event.

i love you both.