Lexie and Richard both hail from the San Francisco area, but the distance between the bay and the beach didn’t stop Lexie from getting her DIY on! Fun times and sunny skies in Huntington Beach for their stylish wedding with hints of unique Croatian flair as homage to Lexie’s family!

Venue: Red Horse Barn in Huntington Beach, CA
Coordination: Always Perpekto! Events by Wenda
Floral Design: Family friend
Catering: Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill
Cake: Sweet Traders
DJ: Andrew Yates

bridal makeup

croatian bride with traditional rosemaryIn accordance with Croatian wedding custom, rosemary to pin on lapels and blouses were offered to guests. Tradition maintains that rosemary (wrapped in the traditional colors of the Croatian flag) wards off evil.

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red horse barn wedding dress

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moment before getting marriedLexie had the most gorgeous golden birdcage veil. She also got a little emotional after getting dressed!

wedding guests

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groom's reactionAnother sweet groom getting a little emotional when he sees his beautiful bride walk down the aisle. Love those moments!

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Kazala3054A branch of rosemary is also used to flick holy water at the couple during the ceremony, a rite performed by Lexie’s mother.

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red horse barn grand entrance reception

naked wedding cake mother son dance

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Lexie & Richard opted to include our open-air photobooth service for their reception. It’s always a great way to see who the craziest party animals really are.

open air photobooth example

outdoor wedding reception

Čestitam to the happy couple!

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