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Mattei’s Tavern, Nicole & Nathan



Let’s start off by saying, Nicole and I literally became BFF’s through the planning process! We had so much fun bouncing ideas off of each other and really ensuring she and Nathan’s wedding was totally THEM! Boy was it ever! From the AMAZING family style dinner (with pizza & grilled cheese for late night!) to the monogramed carriage on Mattei’s property to the macramé backdrop. Nicole & Nathan surely didn’t miss a single detail! Not only is the couple MADLY in love but they were both SO passionate about the planning process as you can see by these photos (Anna Delores Photography…. You’re MIND-BLOWING talented!). They wanted that whimsical/bohemian feel, but all while ensuring their design was timeless. If you know what Fernet is (aka their signature drink), take a sip and enjoy this day as much as our team did!



Venue: Mattei’s Tavern || Photography: Anna Delores Photography || Florals: Fleur De Rye || Stationary: Pirouette Paper || Rentals: Sweet Beginnings & Elite Rentals San Ynez || Entertainment: Ray Fortune || Cinema: A Colored Mind || Catering: Amaranto Catering & Chef Giorgio || Bar Service: Top Shelf || Grooms Attire: Grooms Grotto


  1. Nicole Garthwait says:

    Honored to be featured on your blog!!! It was the perfect day, and I will take any moment to relive it.
    Lots of hugs and kisses to ALL of our vendors.

  2. Cindy Garthwait says:

    It is fitting that you feature this wonderful event because it was lovely. Although I am the mother of the groom, I have to say they are a gorgeous couple. Thanks for all you did to make their day special

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