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This Sonoma County destination wedding itinerary will have you scrambling to plan a wine country wedding (Part 1!)

I was ultra lucky to be included on a destination wedding tour of Sonoma County in Northern California to show us all of the reasons why a wine country wedding can be the swankiest, most immersive, and totally customizable wedding weekend experience. Here are some of the highlights that I got to experience that you can totally steal for your own destination wedding. If you particularly love some elements in this itinerary, the amazing all-inclusive wedding planning team at Off The Beaten Path Weddings can hook you up with it.
Let's take a peek at part one of a STELLAR wedding weekend itinerary in Sonoma County, California…

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A handmade Victorian picnic wedding in the mountains (with the most gorgeous rain & mist photos!)

We had a small wedding with only 20 guests, but because it was small, we were able to have all guests participate in the all-white/beige Victorian theme. Most everything was handmade and sourced by us including hand-drawn and printed wooden invitations, bridal party gifts, individually selected vintage tea plates and cutlery, crystal coupe glasses, embroidered napkins, and all decorations.

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It's easy to talk about how the Bay Area's Funny Bunny Photography will ROCK your wedding day and bring out the best in everything, but we've got even more in store. You've got a chance to get a totally free wedding photography package (with eight hours of coverage and digital files!), a $1000 gift certificate towards a photography package, or a free engagement session. It's easy to enter and no pressure to use it if you win. Go enter now!

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Dark Garden Corsetry: not all dark, and not just corsets!

Despite their name, San Francisco's legendary Dark Garden Corsetry isn't dark at all — it's a gorgeous light-filled space — and it's NOT just about corsets. They've got bras and dresses and accessories and and and SO MUCH EYE CANDY.

Since I already have a Dark Garden corset, on my most recent visit I decided to poke into their NON-corsetry products, and dear lawd…

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An intimate city hall wedding (with a fascinating romance backstory!)

Dominic, an Englishman, was in Paris studying French. Marjorie, a Frenchwoman, had just finished her art studies and was babysitting two Anglo-French children in the Loire Valley. One November, while Dominic was visiting his aunt, the babysitter came home with his cousins. That babysitter was Marjorie. They met again the following summer while Dominic was spending his holidays there and bonded over a mutual love of rock 'n' roll. Fast forward to their intimate courthouse wedding in San Francisco…