This dramatic navy and grey Mission Inn wedding for Summer and Daniel was one of my fave color palates. We provided the floral design and the navy pintuck and satin linens were provided by our sister company Linen Savvy. Always a pleasure to work with the staff at the Mission Inn Hotel and Spa. We are loving these gorgeous images from Amelia Lyon Photography!

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Burgundy and Gold Mission Inn Wedding

Posted on June 24, 2015

Jason and Terry were married at the Historical Mission Inn and Spa. They chose a gorgeous color palate of burgundy and gold for their Mission Inn wedding. We were honored to be a part of their big day! Thank you to PS Photo Media for the gorgeous images!

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In the Inland Empire Magazine’s annual readers’ survey, they asked and you answered, directing us to all the best places in the region.

Professional soccer player Landon Donovan, Cal Poly Pomona basketball player Jada Blackwell, magician Anthony the Magic, mobile DJ Amando Quintero and Corona band Cougrzz are among the Best of the Inland Empire highlighted in this month’s issue, on newsstands now.

Figure out where to get flowers, kiss and make up, dress for success, and get the best breakfast, lunch and dinner when you peruse the pages of our print magazine. We’ve got bookstores, bakeries, burger joints, bars and boutiques for you to try. You can sip wine, soak at at a spa, or splurge at a fine dining restaurant once you’ve got the list. Promenade on the dance floor, get front-row seats at a beautiful historic theater, or order a pizza to to take home when you watch the best shows on TV.

We are so honored to have been named Inland Empire Magazine’s 2015 florist of the year!

 Contributors: Tammy Minn, Jeanne Boyer, Erin Tobin, Trina Gonzalez, Aubrey Noelle and Jim Dorsey


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We recently had the privilege of participating in the Association of Bridal Consultants Long Beach/South Bay networking meeting at the Veranda’s Beach House . What an amazing venue to have your next special event! The meeting was a great success and we met a lot of great wedding professionals! A special thank you to Happy Photos for the beautiful images and to all of the participating professionals!

At Your Door Events


New York Foods

Flower Duet

Social Savvy Invitations

ZEW Rentals

Baker Party Rentals

Happy Photo Booth

Live Music Danny Maika

So Cal Hookah

DJ Happen

Pearl Vendor- Vantel Pearls

Spenser Sarson Videography


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We had the pleasure of working with the ladies of Classic Touch Events on this beautiful lavender and grey Mt. Palomar Winery Wedding! Harley and Aaron are such a sweet couple! They traveled from the east coast to have their dream wedding at Mt. Palomar Winery and we were honored that they chose us to do their floral design and linens. The couple had a clear vision on the color scheme they wanted. They also knew they wanted to add touches of crystals to the wedding. Having a bit of bling is always fun! The wedding color palette was a gunmetal grey, lavender, plum, silver and ivory. We hope you enjoy the stunning photos below from Hulse photography, they did an amazing job!

Coordination- Classic Touch Events

Floral Design- Ambiance Designs

Linens- Linen Savvy

Photography- Hulse Photography

Venue- Mt. Palomar Winery


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We are so excited to announce that we are featured in All About Weddings Magazine.  This truly was one of our most favorite events to design. Kristina and Andrei are such a wonderful couple and are so much in love. It is such a pleasure to be able to relive their wedding day through All About Weddings (even if it is in Russian) :). A huge thank you to all of the participating wedding professionals that made this possible!

Venue: Mission Inn Hotel and Spa

Coordination: Classic Touch Events

Floral Design: Ambiance Designs

Photography: TK Jones Photography

Live Music: Brandt Jacobus

Bakery: Simply Cakes

Linens: Linen Savvy

Videography: Cean One Films

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A Sexy Boudoir Themed Bridal Shower

Posted on September 5, 2013

We love doing “out of the box” shoots! So when we were asked to design a  sexy boudoir themed bridal shower we were very excited! I had never seen a shoot quite like it. I was given creative freedom to come up with something elegant with a hint of sexy and went with pink satin linens with black lace overlays, black chandelier candelabras, gold mercury glass votives, gold chaivari chairs with black cushions, gold beaded glass chargers, black satin napkins with pink ribbon and pink duponi silk centerpiece vessels with a mix of flowers in pink hues.



1. CINEMATOGRAPHER & Wedding Cinema Director Misael Herrera |

2. WEDDING PLANNER – Holly Chavez |HMC Event Solutions |

3. EVENT DESIGNER, LINENS and FLORIST – Shawn Adams | Ambience Designs by Shawn Adams| by Shawn

4. PAPER/STATIONARY – Laura McGowan | Posh Paper |

5. CAKE and DESSERTS Grace and Alex Teran | Amazing Cake Creations | –

6. MAKEUP AND HAIR – Mary Aldrete and her team | Élégante de Rose Blanche |

7. WARDROBE STYLIST – Danielle Maruco

8. DRINK MIXOLOGIST –Blair Cochran | Martini Girl Bartending |

9. TANNING: Angela | At Haydee’s Spa |

10. JEWELRY & CLOTHING: Z Collection | |

11. CIGARS: Bill Bromley | Mission Tabacco Lounge |

12. DRY FLOWERS: Save on Crafts |

13. CATERS: Gourmet Gourmet

14. RENTALS: Classe Party Rentals


16. VENUE: Villa Aries | Upland, CA – – Website coming soon

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Blue and Green Scottish Wedding

Posted on July 9, 2013

We always love working at the Grand Tradition Estate and we really like when brides and grooms embrace their heritage! This blue and green Scottish wedding was really fun and rich with family traditions. We were honored to be a part of Jennifer and Eric’s wedding! Thanks so much to True Photography Weddings for always delivering gorgeous images!

About Grand Tradition Estate:

The Grand Tradition Estate concept was originated and conceived through the foresight and dreams of its creators, Earl and Beverly McDougal.  Together, they envisioned a community gathering place worthy of becoming a historic centerpiece; one that would specialize in private events and in particular, weddings and receptions.  After considerable research, they concluded that the facility should depict the very tradition and significance of the wedding ceremony itself.  With a dream of capturing the romance of the long-gone Victorian era, the family began planning and designing the gracious Victorian estate that would eventually be known as the Grand Tradition Estate.

Modern Scottish wedding traditions

Today the wedding ceremony is not quite so formal or so ritualistic – but many of today’s traditions still hearken back to the traditions of the past. Usually about a week before the ceremony the mother of the bride will hold a “show of presents” for her daughter. This corresponds to the bridal shower in other cultures. During the show of presents the female guests bring gifts to help the new couple establish a home of their own. The presents are opened for everyone to see and the bride’s mother serves tea and cakes.

Modern Scottish wedding traditions are far more relaxed than they were in the olden days, but even today remnants of the ancient traditions still linger – making Scottish weddings the festive and joyous occasions that they are.

The modern Scottish bride will wear a traditional or contemporary white wedding gown, while the groom dresses in traditional Highland kilt, kilt jacket and sporran. The couple are either bag piped down the isle or traditional Gaelic hymns are played as they walk to the alter. The Highland Wedding is played at virtually all Scottish weddings.

Once at the alter the couple may choose to recite their vows in ancient Gaelic or to recite them in modern English. Following the vows the groom often pins a strip of his clan’s tartan colors to the bride’s wedding dress to signify that she is now a member of his clan.

Following the ceremony the bride and groom and all their honored guests head to a private home or to a restaurant for a lavish reception feast. At the typical Scottish reception you can count on the bride and groom being “piped” to the table of honor, where the bride will cut the first slice of wedding cake using a dirk (a long-bladed knife) that is provided to her by the piper. As the bride slices the first piece of wedding cake, custom dictates that her hand is guided by the hand of her new husband.

The wedding reception is filled with music, signing, much drinking and toasting to the health and happiness of the new couple. The celebrations can go on into the wee hours of the morning.

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Ambiance Designs Bridal Bouquets

Posted on June 20, 2013

A bridal bouquet is a very personal reflection of a brides style. The blossoms you select for your wedding day are rooted in rich cultural and historical traditions. In the recent issue of Ceremony Magazine we were thrilled that 9 of our favorite bouquets were featured. Traditionally the bride will hold the bouquet, and the maid of honor will hold it during the ceremony. After the wedding the bride will toss it over her shoulder, and it is believed that whoever catches the bouquet is the next in line to be married. This practice may be related to the Golden Apple of Discord myth.

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A Sweet Mint Green and Taupe Wedding

Posted on June 1, 2013

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to design this sweet mint green and taupe wedding at the University Club in Irvine, CA. When Brianna and her mom came to us we were very excited since we were just about to do the flowers for Brianna’s sisters wedding. I just loved her vision of rustic chic. As you can see from the photos Brianna and Brent and gorgeous and their wedding was a perfect reflection of them.

About the University Club in Irvine:

The UCI University Club was founded in 1967 and has been proudly serving the UCI Campus and community ever since. Our mission is to support UCI in meeting its educational goals through professional and social interaction between members of the campus and the community it serves.

The University Club provides a beautiful private setting for your wedding reception. If you book your special event with us, you get the use of the entire facility. Our facility has a beautiful room right off of the main lobby known as the “Library”. This room boasts a fireplace, baby grand piano, rich leather furniture, mahogany bookshelves and an elegant, mahogany built-in bar. The Library is a great room for hors d’ oeuvres & cocktails while your guests are arriving for your event. Our Main Dining Room has a wonderful view as we sit atop of Aldrich Park. The room has windows that extend from the ceiling to the floor and provide a view to the park. The trees around the perimeter of the building are wrapped in white lights for an intimate and romantic setting. This room also has a vaulted ceiling which provides an open and inviting atmosphere for you and your guests. We can accommodate up to 210 guests with a dance floor.


A special thank you to all of the participating professionals!

Valentina Glidden Photography

Classic Touch Events

Linen Savvy

Bakers Oven

UCI University Club

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