Katie and Will’s Rosewood Sand Hill wedding had a lot of sweet details. Their ceremony was at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church where Katie had gone to as a child, and all the guests dined alfresco at the lawn at Rosewood. It was such a lovely day and here are some of our favorite images of the day…
Like every bride, Katie tried on lots of dresses. She had actually decided on another dress before she tried on this Pronovias – St. Patrick Barcelona one, which brought tears to her eyes. It was perfect because, with the removable train, she could have the grand entrance she wanted, but also could dance in her dress later in the night.
Katie wanted shoes she could walk in and also wanted to match the nude colors of the bridesmaids’ shoes, so she chose her Christian Louboutin shoes.
Katie said she wanted sapphires for her engagement and wedding rings, and Will picked the perfect combination for her. As Katie said: “We were NOT trying to imitate the royal couple Will and Kate!” 🙂
Katie chose the Vera Wang invitation by Crane. The ampersand design had a very clean and modern design to it.
The 5 lovely bridesmaids wore Alfred Angelo‘s dresses. Katie selected 2 styles in her wedding colors – navy and burnt orange, and she let the girls pick the dress that they wanted to wear and could potentially wear again.
Since Katie was 6, she’s been dreaming about wearing a wedding dress with a long train and veil after watching “The Sound of Music!”
Katie’s godfather walked her down the aisle in place of her late father and it really meant a lot to her that he was there supporting her on her special day.
The handsome groom, Will, always looks great in a suit, so it was a matter of finding one that would go well with the colors of the wedding. The gray suit by Calvin Klein was the perfect match. Katie definitely got tears in her eyes when she saw Will at the front of the altar.
Katie wanted lots of hydrangeas for her wedding blooms, and for her bouquet, she wanted it to look like wildflowers.
What a lovely bridal party! Katie and her maid of honor have been best friends for 20 years!
Olive trees are one of our favorite backdrops for bridal portraits…
Alfresco dining for an outdoor reception is our absolute favorite…
The pastry chef at Rosewood Sand Hill created an amazing dessert spread for Katie and Will and their guests…
Gabrielle Feuersinger of Cake Coquette designed their wedding cake. It had several layers and 2 different flavors – salted caramel and toffee and vanilla raspberry!
Katie and Will enjoy going to the dueling piano bars in North Carolina where they live, so of course, on their wedding day, they had dueling pianos for their reception!
It was such a pleasure working with such an amazing and talented team.
Photographers: Evonne & Darren Wong of Evonne & Darren Photography
Event Planner: Madison Young
Ceremony Location: St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church
Reception Location: Rosewood Sand Hill
Floral Designer: Elsie Ramirez of LC Floral Design
Wedding Dress Designer: Pronovias – St. Patrick Barcelona
Bridal Salon: Tre Bella Bridal
Wedding Shoes Designer: Christian Louboutin
Bride’s Engagement Ring & Wedding Ring: James Allen
Groom’s Wedding Ring: James Allen
Groom ’s Wedding Attire: Calvin Klein
Groom’s Shoes Designer: Joseph Abboud
Bridesmaids’ Dress Designer: Alfred Angelo
Bridesmaids’ Shoes Designer: Various
Groomsmen’s Attire: Calvin Klein
Groomsmen’s Shoes Designer: Joseph Abboud
Hair Stylist: Marsha Steenvoorde of A Shear Experience
Makeup Stylist: Meghan Wallace of Epic Artistry
Invitations/Stationery Designer: Vera Wang
Officiant: Father John Ryan
Caterer: Rosewood Sand Hill
Cake: Gabrielle Feuersinger of Cake Coquette
Desserts: Rosewood Sand Hill
Late Night Snacks: Rosewood Sand Hill
Ceremony Musician: Anika Hirai (violinist), Isabella Custino (Cantor), Sr. Anne Marie (Organ/Piano)
Dueling Pianos: Joel Nelson Productions
DJ: Joel Nelson Productions
Lighting: Joel Nelson Productions
Congratulations again, Katie and Will! Thank you for having us be a part of your special day. We wish you both all the love and happiness in the world, and we hope to see you both again soon!
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St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church
1310 Bayswater Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010
Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025