Shikha + Jameel | November 11

Today's Campfire Story is about Shikha and Jameel who were two halves that now make up one amazing whole. One union that will no doubt last a lifetime. The wedding at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Sp in Palm Springs was the perfect setting for what would be a memorable weekend filled with color, dancing, fun and above all, love for days!! 

Their two day wedding consisted of multiple celebrations, each with a unique look and feel. A Coachella inspired Sangeet, a romantic and lush Hindu Ceremony and a Jewel toned Reception with florals that reached sky high. It was such a blessing to work closely with this couple bringing pieces of their vision together. What a rewarding experience it was to see the smiles on their families faces and the oOoos and aweees of the crowd as they entered into each new environment giving their guests an experience they will never forget. 

Thank you Shikha and Jameel for trusting us on your wedding weekend and for forever imprinting such a beautiful experience in our hearts. We love you guys!! May your years together be filled with countless adventures and endless blue roses.  #khamitted 

Venue: The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa // Event stylist and coordinators: Campfire Events // Florist: Flower Allie // DJ & Lighting: Riamu Entertainment // Photographer: Matei Horvath Photography // Videographers: Robles Video Productions // Dessert: Pastry Swan Bakery // Stilt Walkers & Entertainers: FLoWbOx Entertainment // Horse rental: Cindy Cinderella Carriages // Make up and Hair: Dolled Up By Lulu // Mehendi: Maaz Henna Creations & Karishma Beauty Parlour // Marquee Lights: Lights for nights // Caterer: Delhi Palace //

Decor Rental Partners: Stephanie's Linens , Classic Party Rental & Flower Mart

 

Tammy + Trung | October 14

Two very special people have defied the odds of long distance and made their way down to Serra Plaza in San Juan Capistrano to share their love for each other with their closest friends and family. Tammy and Trung fell in love many years ago in Canada, and even after Tammy moved down to the states, they found their way back to one another when they realized they couldn't live without the other.

The borders of the world couldn't keep these two a part from one another. Love wins time and time again and we were so overjoyed that we could be there to help bring their beautiful wedding day together. Take a moment to enjoy this amazing video by Jonathan Chou and these brilliant photos by Emily Illuminate! They're spectacular!


Venue: Serra Plaza // Wedding Coordinator: Campfire Events // Photography: Emily Illuminate // Florist: Florals by Jenny // Photobooth: Funtastic Photobooths // Bartenders: Cocktail Concierge // Caterers: Sun Dried Tomato Bistro // First Look Location: North West Open Space // Videography: Jonathan Chou Weddings // DJ: Vox DJs // Hair and Make up: (Friends) Kelli Phan & Dorothy Thi // Gelato Vendor: Mangiamo Gelato // Cake: Simply Sweet Cakery
 

Sarah + Darin | September 16

For those who have been before, The Alexandria Ballroom in DTLA has hosted some of the most prestigious and iconic individuals that have graced our history, and earlier this fall, Darin and Sarah were the latest fabulous addition to these history books as they took their vows before their loved ones and danced the night away with their closest friends and family.

For those that haven’t met Darin and Sarah, they are kind, crazy fun to dance with and can make anyone feel welcome which I experienced first-hand when they invited me to their rehearsal dinner to join their family. I felt so honored and touched to dine with these foodies and the people closest to them before their wedding day!

Their wedding was classy, elegant and timeless. I am so thrilled that they had an amazing wedding day, and I’m even more excited that they have found the one that makes them feel so alive and loved. Congratulations Sarah and Darin!!

 

Venue: Alexandria Ballrooms // Wedding: #MAdLEEinlove // Coordinator: Campfire Events  // Catering: Four Seasons Catering // DJ/MC/Entertainment: Hilo Productions // Wedding Photography: Carissa Woo Photography // Photobooth: PhotoBooths of SoCal // Bartending: Goose on the Rocks // Videography: Vector Film Productions // Make Up: Makeup by Sunny An // Cake: SarieCakes // Florist: Designer Dana // Lighting: Impulse Event Lighting

Tara + Song | April 29

Destiny works in the most wonderful ways on a blessed night on a stairwell where two people just happen to meet and find that sparkle in each other's eyes. This is where Song Pettus & Tara Chang's love story began. This year at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, they added one more momentous day to their lives together...but this time, as husband and wife.

Congratulations Tara and Song!! We were so thrilled you chose us to help bring your families together on the day you said "I do", and we couldn't be happier that you found your one true love.

Cheers!

Venue: Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica, CA //Coordinator: Campfire Events // Photographer: Chris Schmitt Photography // Videographer : Boffo Video // DJ & Band: Downbeat L.A. // Flowers : Hey Bud Flowers // Hair & Make up : Classy and Chic Make Up Boutique // Cake: Sinners & Saints // Bride’s Dress: Pronovias // Bride’s Shoes : Charlotte Olympia // Groom’s Suit : Custom-Made //
Groom’s Shoes: Allen Edmonds // Officiant : Christian Rodriguez
Instrumental // From Soundstripe
Song // From Musicbed.com

 

Jenny + Kevin | October 15

What a wonderful feeling it is when you realize you just witnessed two of your best of friends getting married to the love of their life. 

Jenny and Kevin have been together for over a decade. We met them back in college, helped plan the engagement for almost a year, cried during the proposal (of course) at Disneyworld, made our way back to LA to start wedding planning, and we definitely cried after they said, "I do." Our team loves you both so much, and are so thrilled that the best is still yet to come. Both of you were always destined to be together, and we are so thankful that you chose Campfire Events to help plan your wedding. 

Major shout out to all of the vendors that helped make this weekend a success!!

Cinematography | ENCOR STUDIO , Ceremony & Reception venue & Lighting | AV Irvine  , Tea Ceremony Venue | Ayres Hotels , Photography | Carissa Woo Photography , Catering | 24 carrots catering & events , Transportation | Ultimate Limo and Sedans Inc. , Same Day Print Photographer | Studio 88 Photography , Photobooth | @makeitsnappyphotobooths , Flipbook | Fattykine , Makeup artist | Phamous Beauty , Hair stylist | Stephanie Tea , Hair (friend) | @_cnguyenn , Dessert & chocolate fountain bar | Sweet Bites by Jen , Florist | Chloe+Mint  , DJ | Kenjamin Ho INVISCUS Elon Events , mc | Jessica Louise Garcia , Pianist & vocalist | AJ Rafael , Bridal gown | Ellis Bridals , boba bar | Tastea , bridal shoes | Badgley Mischka , Cake | Great Dane Baking Company

RJ + Jesse | September 25

In the Spring of 2016, we found ourselves meeting a lovely couple with warm smiles that told us they wanted to have their wedding in their parents’ backyard. Something meaningful, fun and close to home was what we set our sights for as we worked with them to plan their wedding day. Before working with couples, we always ask what is important for you on your big day, and one key element discussed was sustainability. Mason jars for guests, incorporating eco friendly meals and flatware, an organic ice cream cart, fruit focused centerpieces (instead of table numbers), and bouquets that mixed in vegetables. So much care and thought was put into their choices which is a grand reflection of the wonderful people they are, and how they take the time to think of others and the world we all share.

Between their beautiful vows, the laughter, an awesome first dance and a giant flash mob we certainly experienced a night we won’t forget. RJ & Jesse, thank you for inviting us to help with your wedding day. We were so honored to be a part of it and hope that you'll have all the time in the world to accomplish all that you aspire to do together as husband and wife. <3

Photography: Ahava Studios | Catering: Green Truck | Ice Cream: Sweet Lucie's Ice Cream and Treats | Florals: Linda Lo | Barrel Rentals: King Barrel | Wedding Rentals: L.A. Party Rents | DJ: DJ BLeeV Backdrop | Drapery: Nancy Guan | Appetizer Catering: Golden Deli (San Gabriel) | Dress: Watters

Melissa + Frank's Wedding | August 20

It's always a great day when you can support such an amazing couple as they take their vows and begin their life together. Frank and Melissa are the epitome of fun and together you can bet there's going to be a party surrounding them. Spending even just a few hours with their friends and family, we were so moved at how deeply loved they were, and if you ever get a chance to meet them, you'll understand why. They are a joy to be around and some of the most thoughtful and kind people you'll ever meet. Congrats Frank Nguyen & Melissa Budirahardjo! Thank you for letting us be a part of your big day!

Ceremony Venue: Mariners Church Reception Venue: The Colony House Catering: 24 carrots catering & events Photography: Hanh Nguyen Photography Florist: Lace & Stems DJ & MC: DJZ Productions Wooden Monogram cut out: mycustomcuts Hair and Make Up: Beauty by Angelina Photobooth: Pixel Photo Booth

Kris + Adrian's Wedding | May 28

It's always such an honor to be able to plan weddings for a beautiful couple who really took so much time to think about their guests, and how to make it a memorable experience for everyone. These two fun and adventurous foodies decided to have their wedding at the one and only Hinoki and the Bird in LA. A delicious venue that had a gorgeous mid century modern feel that provided a unique and intimate space for Kris, Adrian, and their loved ones to celebrate their marriage. Not to mention their adorable dog #lilothebeagle! She made a guest appearance during their ceremony. We loved seeing the both of them surrounded by so much love and fun, and are so thrilled that you picked our team to help make this happen! Congratulations!! Photography by: Mathieu Photography, Location: Hinoki and the Bird, Florist: 800rosebig

Jenny + Kevin | Styled Engagement Shoot

This dynamic engagement shoot was so much fun to take in Downtown LA. These photos were shot in the historic Pacific Electric Lofts building and was so fitting for this stunning couple. Jenny and Kevin were so open to our spectrum of classic shots and more adventurous imagery. Goes to show that some of us just need to jump right into the pool and go all out to secure some memorable moments that we all enjoyed. Photography by: Carissa Woo Photography

Bre + Evan's Wedding | August 8

On August 8, 2015 (8.8.8), we found ourselves in the Tenaya Lodge in Yosemite with Breanna and Evan celebrating a marriage that many believed to be destiny. "Fate never gets it wrong", stated their best man and everyone present felt that this was so true at that very moment. When these two met, sparks flew and they were both goners so enveloped in the love that they experienced between their relationship. Maybe it was the beautiful view of Yosemite or maybe it was just all the love in the air, but I will never be able to forget what an amazing experience it was to watch the two of these wonderful people become husband and wife. Photography by: Stephanie Todaro Photography

Amy + Spencer's Wedding | March 16

What a magical day at the Hartley Botanica. This venue is lush and so peaceful. Truly a hidden gem that wasn't too far from LA. Love blossoms here at this venue and we were so lucky to be there when Amy and Spencer planted a tree together during their unity ceremony. Cheers to Love, Laughter , and Happily Ever After! Photography by: Angels Ink Photography. They did am amazing job capturing these special moments and were such a joy to work with.