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A Spiritual Temple Wedding At Lake Shrine

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A Spiritual Temple Served As The Backdrop for This Sun Themed Wedding

bride wearing orange sari with white and orange bouquet stands with groom wearing cobalt blue suit jacket and orange marigold boutonniere underneath an open air greenhouse at Lake Shrine

Being a wedding planner in SoCal for almost a decade means I’ve planned a wedding at just about every venue in town. So I was really excited when my beautiful clients, Sashee + Gabriel, chose a new-to-me spiritual temple for their big day. Because not only is the temple awe-inspiring, it has some incredible history too! Originally, the land was used in the 1920’s to house a silent film studio. After decades of development, it was officially made into Lake Shrine in 1950. Nestled by a serene lake, complete with swans and waterfalls, this is a truly remarkable place! For their ceremony, Sashee and Gabriel used the spiritual temple. Afterwards, everyone moved to Saddlerock Ranch for their sun themed wedding reception. (For more Saddlerock ranch receptions, check out this post and this post!) And if you’re curious to see another wedding with a venue change, check out this charming church wedding!

Here comes the sun…

Sashee’s mustard yellow sari is truly breathtaking and therefore was the inspiration for the rest of the color palette. So we used orange marigolds as the main flower everywhere including in Sashee’s bouquet. According to a florist online, marigolds  “represent the sun, symbolizing brightness and positive energy”. Additionally, because blue is directly across from orange on the color wheel, mixing in blue tones was the perfect combination to add dimension to the design. From soft pale blue linens, to Gabriel’s blue suit jacket, and the blue + gold signage, this wedding design was a colorful masterpiece! (And as you’ve seen, it’s no secret we love colorful weddings here at Feathered Arrow!)

Huge congrats to Sashee + Gabriel! Thank you for letting me be a part of your day + explore this venue! If you’re ready to dive into your wedding design, contact me on my homepage here and let’s chat!

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Planner/Designer: Feathered Arrow Events 

Ceremony Venue: Lake Shrine

Reception Venue: Saddlerock Ranch

Photographer: Burgundy Blue

Videographer: With Love By Georgie

Florist: Flowers By Laura

Catering: Royal Khyber + Rollin Hero Staffing & Event Rentals

Bar: Liquid Catering

Desserts: Costco Cake and Royal Khyber

Music: Devon Gabriella + Vox DJs

Rentals: SMS Generators + Dish Wish + MTB Rentals

Hair: Ivonne Herrera

Makeup: Family member

Transportation: SoCal Valet

Hotel: Courtyard Santa Monica + Warner Center Marriott

Security: Sandman Security

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I'm a creative entrepreneur at heart and have been running my business for over 10 years and have planned and executed over 150 weddings. I'm an expert in this industry and care deeply about my clients and making sure they have the best experience. I've also been a photographer for 15 years and have curated some amazing art pieces to spark joy in your life and in your spaces. 

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