A sweet and small fashionable wedding among the sequoias


Eloisa and Dan's destination wedding surrounded by sequoias makes me want to cuddle up around a fire in my sleeping bag. They're weren't completely isolated though, since they were at Seven Circles Retreat in the teeny town of Badger, CA (population: 140!).

If getting away from it all (and fashionably so) doesn't pull you in, these other details just might: jam jar favors, a thumb print motorbike sketch, homemade lemon and mint water, and lots of Philippine and Romanian home-cooked food. It's the multicultural camp-out of my back-to-nature theme week dreams. We have Mariela Campbell Photography to thank for giving us this mini, virtual vacation.

Eloisa's dress is by Marni
Eloisa's dress is by Marni




















  1. Kindred spirits! My groom wore a blue shirt, has very little hair on his head, wears glasses, and we got a Presidential note too! I love how elegant this looked yet so comforting. Congrats!

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  2. how great are the bride and groom's faces in that second to last pic?! :-)

  3. This looks ethereal, like a beautiful dream! Absolutely gorgeous. Swooning!

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  4. how cool!! I love badger I will be there on mothers day! my soon to be mother in law lives there. Its a gorgeous wedding and looks so relaxed and laid back, and the veil, super cute and sexy. :))

  5. Thank you for the feature and everyone's kind comments!
    Mariela was an amazing photographer who went above and beyond and she really captured the moments I would not have thought of -because I was too exhausted ha!

    It really was such a lovely day and the best part was that we made it our own.
    Oh and that veil was super simple to do and entirely diy :)

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  6. Thanks for featuring my sister's wedding, I hadn't known this had become a thing! XD

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