Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

He's back!

You have to catch the best show on TV, Man Shops Globe. Airs on Wednesday evenings on the Sundance Channel, follows a buyer for the Anthropologie chain as he searches for unique and unusual goods.

Monday, May 3, 2010

featured on Wedding Chicks

Vintage Sexy Boudoir shoot on Wedding Chicks blog, produced by Nico Designs and Photography by MiBelle. Always a treat when you have the opportunity to work with true artist!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

save the dates

engagement shots make for great save the date keepsakes.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Giveaway: Win a pair of Santa Barbara Wedding Couture Tickets

This Saturday is the much anticipated Santa Barbara Wedding Couture Event and you can WIN FREE TICKETS from Santa Barbara Wedding Guide

Please click here for details!

Thursday, March 4, 2010

new releases

Next time you are in downtown Santa Barbara, please check out Santa Barbara Gift Baskets. Located across from the Post Office in the Victoria Court. You won't be disappointed, fantastic new spring gift display and some new thank you cards from yours truly!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Santa Barbara Wedding BLOG

There is a new blog in town and you have to check it out!

Friday, February 5, 2010


Great blog that features cool new finds and activities in Santa Barbara. Today they featured a talented local designer! visit LOVEmikana

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Wedding JOJO

Newly engaged couples are always asking for a great do-it-yourself websites. Wedding JOJO lets you make your own website in minutes and has some great templates that are unique!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Direct Relief to Haiti

Last year I had the opportunity to start working work with an extraordinary non-profit organization based here in Santa Barbara, Direct Relief International (www.directrelief.org). Their work worldwide, and most recently in Haiti, is truly impressive. Many of you may not be aware of this, but 100% of funds donated to Direct Relief for Haiti will be used exclusively for programmatic activities related to Haiti only. Not one penny will go to pay for administrative fees, overhead costs, fundraising events, or for other programmatic activities in other places.

I am truly humbled and honored to work with an organization like this one.

  • Direct Relief is responding with shipments of medicines and medical supplies that are reaching local health partners to treat earthquake survivors.
  • Direct Relief emergency response staff are on the ground in Haiti, providing expert logistics assistance to other relief organizations to coordinate delivery of medical and nutritional supplies.
  • Direct Relief has been working with health partners in Haiti since 1964.
  • Direct Relief has provided nearly $60 million (wholesale) in medical material assistance to Haiti since 2000, focusing on primary health care and basic medical supplies.
  • Direct Relief’s response efforts are fast, involve local partners, and are coordinated with other international organizations and governmental authorities to ensure the most efficient use of resources. Direct Relief’s urgent priority is to assist people in Haiti in the immediate aftermath of this emergency, and will continue throughout the major longer term recovery anticipated.

About Direct Relief International
Founded in 1948, Direct Relief is a Santa Barbara, California-based nonprofit organization focused on improving quality of life by bringing critically needed medicines and supplies to local healthcare providers worldwide. Direct Relief has provided more than $1 billion in privately funded humanitarian aid since 2000, including more than $150 million in assistance in the United States. It has earned a fundraising efficiency score of 99 percent or better from Forbes for the past eight years, and is ranked by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as California’s largest international nonprofit organization based on private support. For more information, please visit www.DirectRelief.org.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Mimosa's Anyone - Style Unveiled

Had too much fun working on this Bridal breakfast with Colette from La Fete .
Check out this posting on the lounge

Had too much fun working on this Bridal breakfast with Colette from La Fete .

Friday, December 11, 2009

San Ysidro Ranch Wedding

If you are in need of any inspiration, please indulge yourself and check out a luscious wedding on SMP today that I had the privilege of working on. Alexandra Kolendrianos coordinated this intimate wedding and images are by Jessica Claire.
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WEDDING PLANNER – Alexandra Kolendrianos / FLORIST – Flowerwild (Kate Holt) / PHOTOGRAPHER – Jessica Claire / HAIR – Sheila Stone / MAKEUP – Stacey Craven / LIGHTING – Bella Vista Designs / VIDEOGRAPHER – Living Cinema / RENTALS – Classic Party Rentals / DRESS – Elizabeth Fillmore (“Odine” Dress) / CAKE – Christine Dahl / INVITATIONS – Tracy Lazaro / VENUE – San Ysidro Ranch / ENTERTAINMENT – Santa Barbara String Quartet / OFFICIANT – Reverend Richard Tobin / LINENS – La Tavola Linens