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Shirley & David ~ Married!! ~ Vintners Inn Santa Rosa, Ca Wedding

Shirley & David ~ Married!! ~ Vintners Inn Santa Rosa, Ca Wedding

Shirley & David’s Radiant Orchid Wedding is being featured right now on Every Last Detail Wedding Blog!  Head HERE to check out the article!

Oh My Goodness!  Words can’t describe how much I love David and Shirley.  From the moment we had our first meeting in San Francisco I knew shooting their wedding and having just a sliver of a role in their life would be a huge gift.  When I heard their story, I welled up.  It touched my heart.  It was too late from the word Hello…I had fallen too deep, invested myself too far into their story.  I HAD to shoot their wedding.

We had a ton of fun at their engagement session, which I might add was overflowing with beautiful details planned by Shirley…for inspiration check it out HERE.  I thought, if their engagement session was this beautiful, then I am gonna be like a kid in a candy store come their wedding.  It definitely exceeded all my expectations!  They were married under an arbor draped with white silk chiffon and said their vows beneath 3 crystal chandeliers…IT. WAS. BREATHTAKING.  to say the least.  There was amazing surprises throughout the evening that brought tears to Shirley’s eyes as well as mine (of course)…I felt like I was living the moments with Shirley through my camera.  From the 1st look that took David’s breath away, to their nephew’s precious voice signing and playing the piano (children singing gets me EVERY time!), to the surprise song written and performed by David to Shirley, and lastly to the beautiful letter he wrote her tucked within their wedding slideshow.  Oh boy, it was a tear jerker!  To top of the night they had Garden Creamery food truck serving decadent desserts that were to DIE for!  I of course had the Pumpkin ice cream with crumbles of heaven on top.  Congrats to you both! xoxoHeather

For Vendor Information regarding the amazing vendors that pulled this wedding off, see end of the post.

A live performance that was so beautiful by their nephew and David surprised Shirley with the most amazing love song personalized to their own story…ahhh, just melted my heart!

Venue: Vintners Inn Santa Rosa – Denette Huffman ~ www.vintnersinn.com/eventsmain.asp

2nd Photographer: Meghan Faith ~ www.meghanfaithphotography.com

Coordinator: Leah Bertoli ~ Bertoli Bridal & Design ~ www.bertolibridal.com

Florist: Leah Bertoli ~ Bertoli Bridal & Design ~ www.bertolibridal.com

Caterer: Vintners Inn & John Ash & Co ~ www.vintnersinn.com/johnash.asp

DJ: Noel Plumb Perfect Day Events ~ www.perfectdayevents.com

Cake Designer: Giorgis Wedding Cakes ~ www.giorgisweddingcakes.com

Dress: Allure Bridal “Romance”
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Shoes: BCBG Maxazria “Peacock”

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Shirley & David ~ Married!! ~ Vintners Inn Santa Rosa, Ca Wedding

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