Kittiya and Phuong’s Wedding 3.4.17

Kittiya reached out to me based on a referral about 6 months before the wedding. She needed a little bit of help with finalizing planning and needed someone to execute her vision. It was a delight getting to know Kittiya and Phuong during those 6 months. They are a down to earth couple and the love for their family and friends is seen throughout the wedding.

Thank you Kittiya and Phuong for throwing such a great wedding and letting our team execute your vision. We wish you nothing but the best and a lifetime of happiness! Cheers!

Ceremony & Reception: Courtyard Irvine Spectrum – Marriott

Photography: Full Spectrum Photography

Videography: Buckley Videography

DJ: All The Above Events

Hair & Makeup: Jackie Su Artistry

Chair + Linen Rentals: Something Borrowed

Florals: Chez Rose Florals

Cake: Simply Sweet Cakery

Ice Cream Truck: Just Chilln Ice Cream Truck

Caricature: Cartoon Slinger

Team KDWP: Lily, Kayla, Corinne and Jenny

Ann and Brendon’s Wedding 11.19.16

I met sweet Ann about 7 months before her wedding date. At our initial consultation, she mentioned that she had about 7 months to plan her wedding and I told her that I would help her along the way if she has any questions. Ann definitely took advantage of my expertise and emailed me any chance she had. I was very excited that she took my advice while she was planning the wedding and I felt like she respected my opinions. Ann is soft spoken and super duper sweet! I didn’t get to meet Brendon until a couple of days prior to the wedding. He’s a funny, gentle and amazing man. Ann and Brendon were a perfect match! In just 7 months of planning, Ann did an amazing job and the wedding turned out absolutely beautiful. I mean she had a hanging cake!

 

So many beautiful details. The hanging cake is definitely my favorite.

Ann and Brendon, we can’t thank you enough for having KDWP be part of your beautiful wedding. It was a memorable day for us and it was such a pleasure seeing the 2 of you tie the knot. We wish you many years of happiness and congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Welcome to parenthood!

Ceremony: Holy Spirit Catholic Church

Reception: Waterfront Beach Resort

Catering: Furiwa

Photography: Allan Le Photography

Videography: Vier Videography

Florals: Better Choice Flower

Bride’s Hair & Makeup: Katie B Cosmetics

Bridesmaids Hair & Makeup: Beauty by Angelina

Makeup & Hair Touch up: Jax Makeup

DJ: DJZ Productions

Cake: Sweet Traders

Transportation: Classic Car Rental

Dessert: Chunk N’ Chips

 

Jillian and Johnny’s Wedding 9.17.16

I couldn’t be more proud of my team and our Jr. Coordinator Winnie for pulling this beautiful wedding for Jillian and Johnny.

From Winnie:

On the way to my initial meeting with Kelly and Jillian, I thought to myself I went to high school with someone with the same name but figured it couldn’t be her.  But as it turned out it was indeed her. Since I already knew Jillian it made things a little easier.

On the day of Jillian and Johnny’s wedding, we arrived at the newly built beach front Pasea hotel. We came while they were finishing up getting ready and about to take photos so that we could check in on them and see if there was anything else they needed and help the bridal party get situated.

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As they headed out to take their photos, we began setup and to check for everything. Luckily we arrived early as there were a few things we found needed to be taken care of. Since the hotel is new there were still a few kinks that had to be worked out. Unfortunately their policy on drones was still being fine-tuned and an issue with the drone being used was brought up with the security team. Although everything was hashed out, the videographers were unable to use any close shots above the hotel itself. However, that didn’t stop the amazing Encor team from capturing a spectacular video! There was also a bit of miscommunication with a cash bar being setup for the reception. Somehow it was lost in translation so it needed to be setup last minute. The Pasea on-site staff and tech team did an awesome job working with us to pull it off just in time for everything to begin. Although the day started with a few issues, the rest of the wedding was able to continue smoothly.

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The ceremony took place outdoors in front of the beautiful Pacific Ocean. The winds died down just enough during the ceremony so that the outdoor floral arrangements didn’t topple over. Mother Nature definitely had perfect timing. It was accompanied by a beautiful harpist that played throughout while the sun slowly began to set.

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As the ceremony concluded the floor-to-ceiling glass windows opened up the cocktail area to create an open area with the outside. Guests were able to enjoy the outside scenery and easily flow from inside and out during cocktail hour. As the guests enjoyed themselves we flipped all the chairs from the outside ceremony into the reception hall. Once the reception was ready to begin the newly married couple was met by a young and vibrant crowd as they entered. The rest of the night was very lively and full of guests having a vibrant time.

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Great wedding highlight of the wedding from Encor Studio, it makes you feel like you were at the wedding. Enjoy!

Jillian and Johnny, thank you so much for trusting our team to execute your wedding vision and be part of your fun, lively wedding. We wish you nothing but the best and we can’t wait to meet your new bundle of joy!

Ceremony + Reception: Pasea Hotel & Spa

Photography: Tin Photography

Videography: Encor Studio

Florals/Linen/Drapery/Chairs: Peonies & Petals Designs

Harpist: Bettina Jiang

DJ/Lighting: DJZ Productions

Photobooth: Photo Booth Your Event

Cake: Van’s Bakery

KDWP Team: Winnie, Lily, Christine, Carolyn

Lena and David’s Wedding 4.23.16

Update 1/27/17: Wedding photos received. Enjoy!!!

Lena’s mother is the one who booked my services for Lena and David’s wedding. Very unusual for Vietnamese parents to book a coordinator but to have a parent follow your work is very humbling. Lena’s mother and I spoke several times over the phone since she lives out of state (our conversation sometimes lasted more than 1 hour) and she wanted to gift “my services” to them, on top of designing a garden theme wedding for the lovely couple. I love Lena’s mother, she’s the sweetest. Actually, I loved everyone in their family. Everyone was just so nice and sweet; they felt like family and they treated my team and I like we were family.

I finally met Lena and David several months later after the booking since they are both busy with work and with a daughter. We immediately hit it off which was a relief. Lena and David are truly an amazing couple and I’m glad I took on their magical garden wedding.

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Lena & David, I’m so happy that my team and I were a part of your wedding. It was such a pleasure getting to know the both of you, babysit Maddie and see your family grow. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness!

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Ceremony: St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church

Reception: Hilton Irvine

Photography: Huy Khiem Photography

Videography: Boffo Video

Lighting & Drapering: TMMPro

Florals: Leilani Florist

Linen: Canakarola

Hair & Makeup: Beauty by Angelina

Caterer: Sinofusion

Chairs: Stephanie’s Linens

DJ: DJZ Productions

Arcade/Games: Fun Time Arcade Rentals

Dragon Dance: Immortals Lion Dance

Photobooth: Michael Nguyen Photography

KDWP Team: Lily, Christine, Julie, Tania

Nancy and Bach’s Wedding 9.3.16

When I first met Nancy and discussed about her wedding 5 months before her wedding date, I wasn’t aware that she was Allan Le’s sister, a great and fun photographer that I have had a pleasure a working with several times. It’s very humble for me when a fellow industry friend recommends my services to their family member especially when they have worked with a lot of wedding planners/coordinators out there.

Nancy and Bach are extremely sweet and easy going with everything. They had their wedding at the Pasea, a new trendy hotel in Huntington Beach which at the time of their wedding, just opened about 3 months.

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