It doesn’t get much better than pink and romantic. Today’s gorgeous California wedding has the perfect blend of tradition and elegance. How stunning is this bridal party for both the Chinese tea ceremony and the wedding? And I just love the beautiful and fresh summer florals!

The gorgeous bride Tracy shares:

Right out of college, I was offered a job and was ecstatic to start. After a few weeks, a colleague had asked if I wanted to meet at a bar for happy hour with a bunch of other colleagues. After working late nights for the past month or so, I needed to let loose so I said yes. It was a sprinkling night in February and as I walked into the bar, it was just him sitting there. As I sat down, he explains to me that no one was able to make it but I knew better. He didn’t even invite anyone else! Three years later, both with new careers living in a new city, he proposed.

The first items on the wedding checklist: pick the date and venue. We both decided a summer wedding by the beach. After touring numerous venues, we fell in love with the last tour of Newport Dunes in Newport Beach and our date was the last available date for the summer! It was meant to be. Once the date and venue were set, it was time for the other hundreds of little details to be arranged. We both agreed that we wanted a romantic and timeless wedding.

As I was walking down the aisle holding on to my dad, I remember seeing how beautiful the whole ceremony was, how all my friends and family were there and best of all, my soon to be husband as handsome as ever with so much emotions gleaming in his eyes waiting for me at the steps of the gazebo. Once we said our “I Do’s” we walked back down the aisle as, finally, Husband and Wife.

As me and my husband walked through the doors and saw the banquet room for the first time, our jaws dropped. It was so romantic and more beautiful than we had ever expected. All the walls were draped in white with pink up lighting, classic canopy over our sweetheart table and centerpieces that were absolutely gorgeous. If it wasn’t for our wedding planners, our supportive family, our loyal friends, that day wouldn’t have been as special as it was. For that, we will be forever grateful. It was truly the best day of our lives.

Photography | Lovisa Photo

Venue | Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina

Planner | love.anne.joy design events

Florist | B.B. Blossom

Film | Daniel Chae

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  1. Carmen
    November 6, 2012 at 11:46 am

    A beautiful bride, gorgeous colours and I love the cultural touches to this wedding!
  2. Stephanie Elizabeth {Fab You Bliss}
    November 6, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    Pretty, pretty. The flowers are gorgeous and their story is so cute!
  3. Occasions In Print
    November 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Love the cultural touches and the bridesmaid bouquets are just gorgeous. Now that is one way to get a date - plan a party and don't invite anyone else! Very sweet!