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Bougainvillea Filled Palm Springs Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Creative + colorful, this Spanish-style wedding incorporated a TON of bougainvillea (it was held at the Bougainvillea Estate, after all) and super fun DIY projects. Teaming up with event designer + planner, Lace and Likes, they played on the desert culture of Palm Springs, as well as the bride’s Hispanic heritage – by including mariachi music + tequila shot glasses!

The bride, Andrea, shares We had a very diverse crowd, with my Hispanic family and Brian’s [her now husband] Irish/Catholic background, along with his Danish relatives… So we kept our music choices diverse and had something for everyone! We played a mix of old songs, new songs, and some our favorites, such as “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King, and “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole. Oh! And it rained the day of our rehearsal and ALMOST rained the day of our wedding, but luckily the rain held off, the clouds parted, and the sun came out!

Let’s look at all the gorgeous photos by The Melideos!

Berta Bridal Dress

Spanish Desert Wedding

bougainvillea bouquet

Siren Floral Co. did such an amazing job with the florals!

Spanish Desert WeddingSuch a pretty collection of bridesmaid dresses – from Reformation, Show Me Your MUMU + Revolve. The neutral palette really allows the flowers to pop!!

Spanish Desert WeddingHow fun is this décor element?! We love the modern + geometric design coupled with the bright florals.

peonies and bougainvillea

welcome sign

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Our Favorite Memory From The Wedding

Definitely our first kiss!! We kissed and hugged like there was no tomorrow… And we were both so excited to have married our best friend. Also, our sparkler send off was such a fun way to cap off the night. We got sparklers that went on FOREVER, so we just kept running back and forth between our friends and family until they ran out!

Spanish Desert Wedding

Berta Bridal DressLook at that cascading ruffle!! The bride’s gorgeous dress is by Berta Bridal from Mon Amie Bridal Salon.

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert WeddingThat dark blue suit by Calvin Klein is SO GOOD.

signage

succulent favors

Such a cute idea (+take home gift) for place cards!!

succulent favors

Spanish Desert WeddingThat Spanish tile + gold calligraphy makes for such a pretty table marker!

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

The sweet blush hued menus are by Smitten on Paper.

Spanish Desert WeddingSuch a PRETTY tablescape!!

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Spanish Desert Wedding

Our Advice To Those Planning Now

When people offer to help you, take them up on it!! We tried to micromanage, but the days leading up to the wedding, we enlisted anyone who was around to help + pitch in! People are more than willing to help, you just have to ask!

Spanish Desert WeddingWasn’t that fun?! A huge congrats to the both of you!