December 20, 2022
Jackie and Michael are perfect together. They truly melt into one another and it feels like everything is balanced and at peace when they are side by side. After meeting at law school in Texas, they moved to New York City to see where the next chapter in their story would lead. After getting engaged in December 2021, they began planning their destination Bear Flag Farm wedding. Guests traveled to northern California to a suburb of Sacramento to celebrate this adoring couple.
For their wedding design, they worked with Kirsten from KMK Design to incorporate a little bit of France. Guests found their seats with the help of an escort display inspired by the “locks of love” bridge – and French blue was a consistent color throughout the event and design details.
Jackie and Michel honored their parents throughout their event. Michael asked his father to be his best man, while Jackie’s mom joined her friends as a bridesmaid. It was such a thoughtful gesture to include them in this day. And, I would be remiss not to mention the beautiful floral bridesmaids dresses! Such a fabulous cut and color!
Jackie wore a custom wedding dress. While shopping, she came across a similar dress online, but couldn’t find it anywhere in stores. After hunting through a few options, she kept returning to her initial inspiration, and finally decided to work with a dress designer to create a similar version just for her. The boatneck, long sleeves, and buttons were the perfect touch for Jackie.
After cocktail hour under a beautiful sailcloth tent (complete with delicious signature cocktails), guest made their way to Bear Flag Farm’s sunken garden for dinner. As the sun set, the couple was toasted by family and friends. Under the stars, they shared their first dance as husband and wife – and the celebration didn’t stop! The newlyweds cut into the most beautiful cake – truly a work of art. After an outfit (and shoe change) Jackie was ready to dance! The music flowed and everyone kept the dance floor packed as Dilly bars were passed throughout the event. It was a spectacular Bear Flag Farm wedding celebration for the sweetest couple.
Jackie and Michael, we loved working with you both! You two are so kind and compassionate. I know that you two are going to accomplish big things together. You have so much love and respect for each other, with great examples in your parents. I hope your wedding was everything you dreamed of and more.
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Venue & Catering: Bear Flag Farm // Planning & Design: KMK Design Company // Florist: Golden Fields Floristry // Invitations & Paper Goods: Aerialist Press // Calligraphy: Lamplight Lettering // Bridal Gown: A Royal Moment // Shoes: Betsey Johnson // Hair: Emily Scott Hair // Makeup: Makeup by Mandij // Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Reformation // DJ, Photobooth: Boutique DJs // Cake: Palette Cakes // Rentals: Hensley Event Resources & Theoni Collection // Linens: BBJ La Tavola // String Quartet: Listeso Music Group // Transportation: Neumann Limo // Photography: The Ganeys // Cinematographer: Taylor Petrinovich // Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab // Styling Mats: Locust Collection //
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