Sweet Love Story :: Surina & Aman

Surina & Amandeep’s wedding is being featured on the Maharani Weddings blog today. Inspired by the couple’s passion for sweet treats, we created decor details that would satisfy even the most discerning Sweets Lover. And of course, we’re sending out sweet love to the wedding vendors too!

Venue: San Jose Airport Garden Hotel
Photography/Videography: MDSCF
Design/Planning; Stationery; Linens; Florals: Anais Events
Music & Entertainment: Pardeep PDS Duhra (Dee Jay PDS)
Lighting: AVL | Cake: Jen’s Cakes | Indian Desserts: Raj Palace
Cake Topper: ThePinkOwlGifts (Etsy)
Surina’s Custom-made Gown: Frontier Phagwara
Surina’s Shoes: Enzo Angiolini | Jewelry: Manny’s Boutique
Aman’s Attire: Suit: Givenchy | Shoes: Hugo Boss

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I’m sure you’ve seen the latest color trend in designs- from fashion and fabrics to flowers and frosting- ombre is everywhere! It’s fun and whimsical and stylish and daring all in one trend! So what exactly is it? Ombre is the gradual change of color shades from light to dark or dark to light. In the inspiration board below, we’ve selected a few different ways the color-fading effects of ombre might influence a pink-colored wedding palette. Think Pink!

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Emerald Wonderland :: Editorial Feature

SouthAsian Bride Magazine asked us to create a design concept inspired by the color Emerald Green, Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2013. We teamed up with some fabulous wedding professionals and here is the result! Check out our editorial feature published in the Summer edition of SAB.
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Photography: Arrowood Photography
Planning & Design, Floral Design: Anais Events
Venue: Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco
Rentals: Anais Events & Celebrations Party Rentals
Stationery: Shaadi Papery
Makeup/Hair: Babita Amar
Henna: Neeta Sharma
Jewelry: Manjusha Jewels
Dress: Vastra by Namrita Chettiar
Model: Michelle Winn

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Bombay Dreams

Feast your eyes on this styled shoot inspired by Bollywood. We call it ‘Bombay Dreams.’ Inspired by the Hindi-language film industry, we set out to showcase cinema history, glitz, glamour and fantasy. Elements of stardom reign in this design- bejeweled pillows, silk and sequined linens, gold fringe, luxurious jewelry, beads, treasure boxes, romantic candles, royal colors and of course, a table adorned with sweets.

Bombay Dreams has been featured in Style Unveiled and Southasian Bride Magazine. Dear readers, enjoy.

Vendor Love to the following who made this shoot possible…

Photography: Milou and Olin Photography
Venue: Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Concept & Floral Design: Anais Events
Lighting, Drapery & Props: Avenue Illumination
Desserts: Bites
Cake: Rosemary Crews Chidester
Dresses & Jewelry: Trends of India
Stationery: Shaadi Papery
Model: Sonum Singh
Makeup: Valerie Yager
Hair: Violet Vargas
Henna: Neeta Sharma
Model Stylist: Babita Amar

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The much-anticipated film, The Great Gatsby, hits theaters next week on May 10. The art-deco, glamorous style of the Roaring 20′s is sure to inspire wedding and event decor this year and into 2014. Blogs and magazines have already begun featuring styled and inspirational shoots honoring the great Mr. Gatsby and the lovely Daisy Buchanan. Here are just a few ideas of how this vintage style can translate into your wedding day.

Gown: Aiguille Gown by BHLDN
Headpiece: Savoy Headpiece by Tiffany & Co.
Cake: Lael Cakes
Invitations: found via Pinterest- Society Bride
Table Number: found via Pinterest- Lovely, A Style Blog


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Inspired by this

Jaisalmer Fort, India

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Chandeliers & crystals

A ceiling shot of the Durbar Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar, India.

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Go Green!

Emerald, Pantone’s official color of the year 2013!

Pantone Color of the Year 2013

Sources: Green door; dress by Charu Parashar for Phulkari London; others unknown.

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Indian basmati rice bags as toss pillows. Genius!

basmati rice decor

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Garden Couture

Floor-to-Ceiling Flowered Walls of peonies, goldenrod, dahlias, carnations, delphiniums, and all kinds of roses at the Christian Dior FW 2012-2013 Haute Couture Runway Show. Watch the behind-the-scenes action that went into putting it all together!

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