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Allegra and Mark, Married! | Paradise Ridge Winery Wedding

You are in for a visual and emotional feast everyone, this could not have been more perfect wedding. The weather up in Santa Rosa was perfect for this Paradise Ridge Winery wedding. All the stylish touches you see in this wedding stem from Allegra’s exuberant spirit and fun approach to life (when I saw her Pinterest boards I knew that it was going to be an amazing wedding!). Mark first fell for her when she ordered bacon with a side dish of maple syrup, and so they had a dessert buffet that featured bacon.

Mark wore a John Varvatos suit. Sharp.

Art deco and glittery jewelry

I love it when brides pick dresses that seem made JUST for them. Allegra’s Sue Wong dress is such a dress – from the beading down to the ostrich feathers

Don’t forget the deodorant!

We had a really great opportunity to do a dress reveal for Allegra’s dad

Seriously working it, this woman!

First Look

Giggling flower girls. So darling

They had a beautiful unplugged wedding ceremony full of beautiful readings, tears, and heartfelt vows

The reception continued the art deco theme with art deco escort cards, luscious flowers in silver urns (my favorite), dinner dahlias, and plenty of eucalyptus. Great job ETC Designs!

Sunset photos. If you can find some time during your wedding, I highly recommend sunset photos. Also, big thanks to Jenny at Baciami Events for coordinating this wedding flawlessly

I’m a foodie. I love it when my clients are foodie people too

Did I mention that the dessert bar had dessert inspired by bacon?

This photo features several of my Booth classmates dancing to our class song – Taio Cruz’s Dynamite

Thank you Allegra and Mark for being so very thoughtful and for having me at your wedding! Your wedding reflects your hospitality and your fun personalities, and thank you guys so much for the birthday card as well!

Wedding Vendors:

Photography by Saavedra Photography, assisted by Stephanie Lynne Photography

Venue: Paradise Ridge, Santa Rosa, CA

Catering: Grape Vine Catering

Wedding coordination: Baciami Events , Sonoma and Napa Valley

Florist: ETC Designs, Sonoma County

DJ: Premier Productions, Sonoma and Napa Valley

Wedding dress: Sue Wong, from Nordstrom

Shoes: Capezio

Bridal headpiece, shoe clips: Etsy

Groom’s suit: John Varvatos at Nordstrom

Makeup: Audrey Crandell

Hair: Betten

Invitations and Paper: Hello Lucky

Rings: Boris Litwins

Rentals: Wine Country Party & Events

Officiant: Friend

Shang Chen Photography has rebranded to Saavedra Photography
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August 22, 2013 - 6:23 pm

Jeannine Harris WOW! Sheng, you are amazing! So fun to see the photos. You captured the beauty and the emotion of the day. Thank you again for your skillful and artful eye.

August 22, 2013 - 6:33 pm

Betten Chaston Wonderful!

August 22, 2013 - 2:36 pm

Jacqueline B Chaston Sheng,
Wonderful post for Allegra and Mark!!
Thank you,
Betten

August 22, 2013 - 6:40 pm

Glo Wellman beautiful!!

August 22, 2013 - 9:16 pm

Shang Chen Thank you Jeannine!

August 22, 2013 - 10:14 pm

Jenna McAdam WOW just gorgeous – perfect!

August 23, 2013 - 1:11 am

Sal Glynn Breathtaking!
Thanks!

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