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Kate Coudayre and Michael Auda at Orella Ranch, Refugio Beach (Blue Magnolia Events).

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Kate Coudayre and Michael Auda at Orella Ranch, Refugio Beach (Blue Magnolia Events).


The Indy’s 2011 Wedding Issue

Plan Your Wedding with Our S.B.-centric How-To Guide


When couples decide to get married, many no doubt echo the sentiments from When Harry Met Sally: Once you realize who you want to spend the rest of your life with, you want the rest of your life to start right away. For those who opt for a wedding, however, there is generally a heap of things to do before the betrothal can actually occur. Each year, The Indy puts together a guide to help engaged folks get to the altar as effortlessly as possible. The following pages contain resources for finding everything you need for your wedding day—from hair and makeup to bridal gowns to musical options. Read on and let us help you get started on the rest of your life.

VENUES

Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens
Santa Barbara St., between Micheltorena and Arrellaga sts. 897-1982.
• Arbor: Capacity 150.
• Grass: Capacity 60.
sbparksandrecreation.com.

Bacara Resort and Spa
8301 Hollister Ave. 968-0100. Capacity 50-800.
bacararesort.com.

Blue Agave
20 E. Cota St. 899-4694. Capacity 42 (upstairs).
blueagavesb.com.

Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center
1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd. 897-1983. Capacity 200-250.
santabarbaraca.gov/beachfront.

Calle Puerto Vallarta
Oceanside venue near East Beach. Calle Puerto Vallarta and Cabrillo Blvd. 897-1982. Capacity 300.
sbparksandrecreation.com.

Casa Las Palmas
323 E. Cabrillo Blvd. 897-1983. Capacity 50-75.
santabarbaraca.gov/beachfront.

Channel Cat Charters
Special events aboard watercraft in the S.B. Harbor. Based at S.B. Sailing Ctr., 133 Harbor Way. 898-1015. Capacity 149.
channelcatcharters.com.

Chase Palm Park
323 E. Cabrillo Blvd. 897-1982.
• Floral Gateway: Capacity 200 (seated).
• Meadow: Capacity 5,000 (seated).
• Pavilion: Capacity 300 (seated).
• Plaza: Capacity 250 (seated).
santabarbaraca.gov/beachfront.

County Courthouse
Six large areas available by reservation, fee charged. 1100 Anacapa St. Contact Alexis Melero, 568-2465 or amelero@co.santa-barbara.ca.us.
• Sunken Gardens: Capacity 200.
• Palm Terrace: Capacity 125.
• Redwood area: Capacity 100.
• Fiesta Stage: Capacity 80.
• Giant Bird of Paradise area: Capacity 50.
• Rotunda Lawn: Capacity 25.
countyofsb.org/courthouse/weddings.asp.

Double Dolphin/Weddings at Sea
Captain can perform ceremony. Based at S.B. Sailing Center, 133 Harbor Wy. (800) 350-9090. Capacity 49.
sbsail.com.

East Beach, Cabrillo West
Cabrillo Blvd. and Corona del Mar St. 897-1982. Capacity 200.
sbparksandrecreation.com.

Elements
129 E. Anapamu St. 884-9218. Capacity 60.
elementsrestaurantandbar.com.

Elings Park
1298 Las Positas Rd. 569-5611. Capacity 300-350.
elingspark.org.

Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. 884-8504. Capacity 1,000.
fpdtr.com.

Four Seasons Resort
The Biltmore S.B.
Multiple indoor and outdoor locations for ceremonies and receptions. 1260 Channel Dr. 565-8246. Capacity 50-300.
fourseasons.com/santabarbara.

Gainey Vineyards
3950 E. Hwy. 246, Santa Ynez. 688-0558. Capacity 50-500.
gaineyvineyard.com.

Hidden Oaks Clubhouse
4760 Calle Camarada. 967-5574. Capacity 100.
hiddenoaksclubhouse.com.

Historic El Presidio Chapel
123 E. Canon Perdido St., 965-0093. Capacity 180 (seated).
sbthp.org/chapelrentals.html.

Holiday Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta
Offering venue space for ceremonies and receptions, as well as complete wedding packages. 5650 Calle Real. 964-6241. Capacity 50-200.
hisantabarbarahotel.com.

Hotel Mar Monte
1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd. 882-1234. Capacity 250.
hotelmarmonte.com.

La Casa de Maria Retreat House
800 El Bosque Rd. 969-5031. Capacity 100.
lacasademaria.org.

La Mesa Park
295 Meigs Rd. 963-7567. Capacity 80 (seated)-100 (standing).
sbparksandrecreation.com.

Leadbetter Beach
Shoreline Dr. at Loma Alta. 963-7567 (picnic area) or 897-1982 (beach area).
• Beach: Capacity 200.
• Picnic area: Capacity 125.
santabarbaraca.gov/beachfront.

Louise Lowry Davis Center
1232 De la Vina St. 897-2568.
• Crandall Room: Capacity 100 (seated).
• Gilbert Room: Capacity 30-40 (seated).
sbparksandrecreation.com.

MacKenzie Adult Building
3111 State St., 963-7605. Capacity 70 (seated)-100 (standing).
sbparksandrecreation.com.

MacKenzie Lawn Bowls Clubhouse
Las Positas Rd. and McCaw Ave. 897-2568. Capacity 55 (seated)-66 (standing),
sbparksandrecreation.com.

Mission Rose Garden
Los Olivos and Laguna sts. 897-1982. Capacity 200.
sbparksandrecreation.com.

Mosher Alumni House
Located on UCSB campus. Contact Mary MacRae, 893-2957. Capacity 25-120.
ucsbalum.com/programs/mosher.

Montecito Country Club
920 Summit Rd. 969-3216. Capacity 300.
montecitocc.com.

Opal Restaurant and Bar
1325 State St. 966-9676. Capacity 120.
opalrestaurantandbar.com.

Rincon Beach Club and Catering
3805 Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria. 566-9933. Capacity 220.
rinconcatering.com.

S.B. Historical Museum
136 E. De la Guerra St. 966-1601. Capacity 300.
santabarbaramuseum.com.

S.B. Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Wy., Ste. 190. 962-8404 x110. Capacity 230 (seated)-400 (standing).
sbmm.org.

S.B. Natural History Museum
Multiple indoor and outdoor locations for ceremonies and receptions. 2559 Puesta del Sol Rd. 682-4711. Capacity 80-150.
sbnature.org.

S.B. Polo and Racquet Club
3375 Foothill Rd., #1200, Carpinteria. Contact Ellen Reid, 684-6683. Capacity 200.
sbpolo.com

S.B. Zoo
500 Niños Dr. Contact Felicia Dillon, 962-5339 x127.
• Palm Garden ceremony site: Capacity 250.
• Hilltop reception site: Capacity 800-1,500
sbzoo.org/weddings.asp.

San Ysidro Ranch
900 San Ysidro Ln. 565-1700. Capacity 8-60.
sanysidroranch.com.

Sandpiper Golf Club
7925 Hollister Ave. 968-1541. Capacity 120 (seated).
sandpipergolf.com.

Seagate Estate
Spectacular knoll-top site with a tropical setting — featuring 360-degree ocean/mountain views and complete privacy. Private location in Summerland; for details, contact Diane, 698-3248. Capacity 120.
seagateestate.com.

Shoreline Park
La Marina and Shoreline Dr. 963-7567(picnic area) or 897-1982 (bluffs).
• Picnic area: Capacity 50-60 (seated).
• Bluffs: Capacity 125 (seated).
santabarbaraca.gov/beachfront.

Stella Mare’s Restaurant
50 Los Patos Wy. 969-3415. Capacity 40-200.
stellamares.com.

The Stow House Gardens
304 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta. Contact events coordinator Dacia Harwood, 681-7216 or 637-6783. Capacity 500-800.
goletahistory.org.

Austin and Julie Lomeli were married at Wiggy Ranch in Carpinteria.
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Austin and Julie Lomeli were married at Wiggy Ranch in Carpinteria.

Ty Warner Sea Center
211 Stearns Wharf. Contact Amanda Hendrickson, 962-2526 x111. Capacity 10-75.
sbnature.org.

UCSB Faculty Club
Located on UCSB campus. Contact events coordinator, 893-3096. Capacity 150.
www.faculty-club.ucsb.edu.

Unitarian Society of S.B.
Indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception space. 1535 Santa Barbara St. Contact Celina Paul, 965-4583 x223.
Capacity 285 (seated).
ussb.org.

Unity Church
Garden, chapel, and sanctuary facilities available for ceremonies and receptions. 227 E. Arrellaga St. 966-2239. Capacity 60-200.
unitysantabarbara.org.

University Club of S.B.
1332 Santa Barbara St. Contact Chrissy Deferville, 966-0853 x13.
Capacity 300.
uclubsb.org.

Veterans Memorial Building
112 W. Cabrillo Blvd. 568-0020.
• Auditorium: Capacity 300 (seated).
• Cabrillo Room: Capacity 75 (seated).
• Ocean View Room: Capacity 75 (seated).
sb.net/joeprice/sbvmb.

RENTALS

Classic Party Rentals
1828 State St., Santa Barbara, 563-3800.
1120 Mark Ave., Carpinteria, 566-3566.
55 Industrial Wy., Buellton, 686-1115.
classicpartyrentals.com.

Discount Party Rentals
423 N. Salsipuedes St. 963-1336.
discountpartyrental.com.

Event Rents
389 S. Los Carneros Rd., Ste. B., Goleta. 685-9920.
eventrents.com.

Luners Pro Sound and Lighting
629 N. Salsipuedes St. 963-7756.
lunerssb.com.

The Tent Merchant
202 E. Haley St. 963-6064.
thetentmerchant.com.

INVITATIONS AND MONOGRAMMED ITEMS

Folio | Paper•Press•Post
In-house handcrafted design/printing. 4437 Hollister Ave. 964-6800.
foliopaperpresspost.com.

Impressive Weddings
Specializing in invitations and vendor referrals. Contact Robyn Johnson, 685-2200.
impressiveweddings.com.

Lazaro Design
Custom invitations and lettering. 861-8409.
lazaropress.com.

Leslee Sipress Calligraphy Services
Calligraphy and lettering artist. 966-6314.
lsipress@aol.com.

Letter Perfect Stationery
1150 Coast Village Rd., 969-7998.
letterperfectstationery.com.

Paper Ink
3325 State St., Loreto Plaza. 687-3580.
paperink@verizon.net.

Weddings by Diana & Invitations, Etc.
Traditional and unique invitations, featuring engraving, letterpress, recycled and handmade papers, and more. 1072 Casitas Pass Rd., Ste. 130, Carpinteria. 566-0558.
weddingsbydiana.com.

Zenadia Design
Custom invitations. Contact Heidi Jimenez, 757-7693.
zenadiadesign.com.

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Rachel and Jordan Fruchtman at Congregation B’nai B’rith.

WEDDING CAKES/BAKERIES

A Piece of cake
331-0558.
apieceofcakesb.com

Anna’s Marketplace Bakery
7018 Marketplace Dr., Goleta. 968-5590.
annas-bakery.net.

Christine Dahl Pastries
22 W. Mission, Ste. G. 569-5889.
santabarbaracakes.com.

Crushcakes Cupcakery
1315 Anacapa St. 963-9353.
crushcakes.com.

Decadence Wedding Cakes
201 Industrial Way, Unit C, Buellton. 686-2860.
decadenceweddingcakes.com.

Henning’s Cake Boutique
28 W. Figueroa St. 965-6107.
henningscake.com.

Jeannine’s American Bakery
15 E. Figueroa St., 966-1717.
3607 State St., 687-8701.
1523 Coast Village Rd., Montecito, 969-7878.
jeannines.com.

What was nine feet around, weighed 300 pounds, and was 14 inches high? Give up? Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s wedding cake. Though that much of any baked item is extreme, most about-to-be-betrothed couples choose to have some form of sugary deliciousness to cap off their wedding. No longer relegated to three-tiered, white-icing cakes, the reception dessert table now often presents tasty delights such as cupcakes, fine chocolates, or make-your-own sundaes. Check out the numerous bakeries listed to find the confection creator that’s just right for you.

Jessica Foster Confections
Wedding truffles and party favors. 637-6985.
jessicafosterconfections.com.

Mmm … Cake
428 Chapala St. 450-8260.
mmmcakesb.com.

Montecito Confections
121 E. Yanonali St., 965-8150.
montecitoconfections.com.

Our Daily Bread
831 Santa Barbara St. 966-3894.
ourdailybread.net.

Robyn Loves Cake
619 E. Gutierrez St. 570-7275.
robynlovescake.com.

Simply Pies
Pie bakery offers unique alternatives to traditional wedding cake, including pie buffets, mini pielets, and more. 5392 Hollister Ave. 845-2200.
simplypiessb.com.

Wayne Kjar Cakes
2018 Cliff Dr. 845-5519 or cakes@waynekjar.com.
waynekjar.com.

CATERING

Cappuccino Connection
969-7295.
capbar.com.

The Cappuccino Club
815-4185.
thecappuccinoclub.com

Catering by Woody’s
964-8824.
cateringbywoodys.com.

Catering Connection
566-1822.
cateringconnectiononline.com.

Cliff’s and Company
1919 Cliff Dr. 566-7891.
cliffsandcompanycatering.com.

Country Catering Company
5925 Calle Real. 964-3811.
countrycateringcompany.com.

Creative Services Catering and Event Planning, Inc.
626 De la Vina St. 965-9121.
creativeservicescatering.com.

Duo Catering and Events
957-1670.
duoevents.com.

Fire and Ice Events
698-8478.
fievents.com.

The Educated Vegetable
Contact vegetarian personal chef/caterer Micah Elconin, 451-0289.
educatedvegetable.com.

Elements
129 E. Anapamu St. Contact Stacey Volkmar, 884-9218.
elementsrestaurantandbar.com.

Fresh! Foods by Kim Schiffer
Catering for 10-400 people, offering a wide variety of culinary options, including vegetarian, local/organic, traditional, and ethnic menus. 455-9713.
kimschiffer.com.

Jacks Bistro and Famous Bagels Catering
Catering manager Justen Alfama provides specialized catering services for weddings and receptions, and offers concurrent wedding planning and consulting services for the event. 5050 Carpinteria Ave. 566-1558.
justencater@cox.net

Lorraine Lim Catering
121 E. Yanonali St. 646-2200.
lorrainelimcatering.com.

Me & Lou’s Barbecue and Catering
Specializing in Santa Maria-style barbecue tri-tip and smoked chicken. 688-7551.
meandlous.com.

Omni Fresco Catering
On- and off-site catering. 1221 State St., Ste. 3. 564-4200.
omnicateringsb.com.

Pure Joy Catering
111 E. Haley St. 963-5766.
purejoycatering.com.

Rincon Beach Club and Catering
3805 Santa Claus Ln. 566-9933.
rinconcatering.com.

Rose Café Catering
S.B.-based Mexican restaurant offers its popular menu selections off-site at event locations. 966-3773.
Rosecafe2.com.

S.B. Barbecue Gourmet Catering
Offering on-site preparation and a wide variety of delicious and healthy menu options. 1917 De la Vina St. 687-4900.
sbbgcg.com.

Savoir Faire Catering
963-9397.
savoirfairesb.com.

Stanton’s Gourmet Catering
2420 Calle Galicia. 965-4441.
stantonsgourmet.com.

Sweet Events
Candy buffet event service, on-location in S.B., Ventura, and Los Angeles counties. Contact Brenda Dickmann, 616-2794.
sweetcandyevents.com.

Tamara’s Catering
22 W. Mission St. 680-3736.
tamarascatering.com.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

A Medley Photography
1221 State St., Ste. 7. 451-4112 or (800) 987-1780.
amedleyphoto.com.

American Riviera Photography
Contact Rob Lettieri, 455-6245.
americanrivieraphotography.com.

Andrejka Photography
27 W. Anapamu St., Ste. 399. 331-0146.
andrejkaphotography.com.

Attasalina Photography
Fine art photography, focused on love. 798-1440.
attasalinaphotography.com.

Austin and Dara Photography
679-1645.
austindara.com.

Barbara Alessandra
448-1435.
barbaraalessandra.com.

Baron Erik Spafford Photography
S.B.-area and destination wedding photography. 1815 Gillespie St., 569-9939.
baronspafford.com

Brion Hopkins Photography
1072 Casitas Pass Rd. #109, Carpinteria. 881-3344.
brionhopkins.com

bycherry photography
Southern California and destination wedding photography. Contact Cherry Thomas, (323) 377-2320.
cherrythomasphoto.com.

Damian Langere
459-3887.
damianlangere.com.

David Roth Photography
3020 De la Vina St. 682-4666.
rothphotography.com.

Emily Hart-Roberts Photography
967-8970.
emilyhartroberts.com.

FotoCielo
2027 De la Vina St., Ste. B. 617-3655.
fotocielo.com.

Halberg Photographers
2027 De la Vina St., Ste. B.[252-6097.
halbergphotographers.com.

Harrison Douglas Photography
688-1305.
harrisondouglasphoto.com.

Image Paradigm Photography
Weddings and fine portrait photography, serving S.B. and San Luis Obispo counties. Contact Lynne, 895-7358.
imageparadigm.com.

Jay Farbman Photography
886-2328.
jayfarbman.com.

Jennifer Pennington Photography
708-2703.
jpphoto.com.

Jensen Sutta Photography
895-6148.
jensensutta.com.

Jethro Acosta, InFocus Studio
570-1317.
infocusstudio.com.

Jose Villa Photography
688-8654.
josevilla.com.

Kacie Jean Photography
705-6264.
kaciejeanphotography.com.

Kelly Morgan Wedding Photography
Serving the S.B. and L.A. areas. (808) 258-3025.
kellymorganphoto.com.

Kim Byrnes Photography
924 Anacapa St., Ste. 3A. 637-3075.
kimbyrnesphotography.com.

Kim Fisher Photography
Specializing in wedding and engagement/portrait images. 698-7824.
kimsphotography.net.

Kristen Beinke Photography
403-4742.
kristenbeinke.com.

Kristen Grinnell Photography
898-B Concha Loma Dr., Carpinteria. 684-9201.
grinnellphoto.com.

La Femme Cinema
315 Meigs Rd., Suite A #125. Contact Angelina Rodriguez, 886-8097.
lafemmecinema.com

Leslie Holtzman Photography
687-6996.
leslieholtzman.com.

Linda Blue Photography
962-6760.
labluephotography.com.

Madeleine’s Photography
682 Carlo Dr., Goleta. 967-9550.
madphoto.com.

Mary Hawblitzel
405-1721.
maryhawblitzel.com.

Mary Jane Photography
895-7254.
maryjaneweddings.com.

Megan Sorel Photography
689-8160.
megansorel.com.

Melissa Musgrove Photography
563-5050.
melissamusgrove.com.

Monie Photography
899-1360.
moniephotography.com.

Michael and Anna Costa Photography
S.B.-area and destination wedding photography. (888) 600-7002
michaelandannacosta.com.

Nathaniel Thompson Photography
nathanielthompson.com.

Nicole Williams Photography
769-6979.
nicolewilliamsphotography.com.

Photography by Kathleen
223 Uhlan Ct. 962-1401.
photosbykathleen-sb.com.

Ressull Salvi Photography
Local and destination wedding photography. 226 Bath St. 259-9288.
ressullsalvi.com.

Scott Gibson Photography
570-0692.
gibsonpix.com.

Stacy Bloodworth Photography
On-site freelance photography. 698-4618.
stacybloodworth.com.

Stephanie Rachford Photography
252-5229.
stephanierachford.com

Sui Generis Artistry
Contact Sarah Stascavage, sarah@suigenerisartistry.com.
suigenerisartistry.com.

Susan Dean Photography
448-1036.
susandeanphoto.com.

Tobin Photography
Contact Tobin Poppenberg, 880-1296.
tobinphotography.com.

Thomas J. Styczynski Photography
569-0777.
tsimages.com.

Timothy Teague Photography
Quail Run, 955 Shippee Ln., Ojai. (888) 311-3232.
photowedding.com.

Vita-Bella Photography
1233-B State St., Victoria Ct. 637-1933.
vita-bellaphotography.com.

Willa Kveta Photography
633-4633.
willakveta.com.

VIDEOGRAPHERS

Amber Productions, TV, Film, Video Inc.
Weddings and special events filmed in HD. 934-4533.
amberproductions.net.

Joel Serrato Films
Wedding filmmaker. 245-1489.
joelserratofilms.com.

La Femme Cinema
315 Meigs Rd., Suite A #125. Contact Angelina Rodriguez, 886-8097.
lafemmecinema.com.

Made with Love Wedding Videography
Contact Karen Nedivi, (310) 694-6633 or weddings@karennedivi.com.
karennedivi.com.

Paradigm Pictures
3525 San Jose Ln. 636-9026.
paradigmpictures.org.

Red Cat Digital Solutions
729-4962.
redcatdigital@hotmail.com.

Riley Towne Productions
963-5400.
rileytownepro.com.

Stephen’s Video Productions
(800) 945-8433
stephensvideo.com.

Windless Chimes Productions
Personal wedding Web sites and videography. 810 E. Cota St. Contact Christine Mallet, 965-6031.
windlesschimes.com.

You’re the Star Video Productions
964-7612.
seeyourmemories.com.

HAIR AND MAKEUP

About Faces Salon and Spa
Ten stylists available for large wedding parties. 2273 Las Positas Rd. 682-5294.

Alison Strieker
259-5595.
themakeupartist.net.

Amara Spa by the Sea
2476 Lillie Ave., Summerland. 969-4874.
amara-spa.com.

Avia Spa
350 Chapala St., Ste. 101 and 102. 730-7303.
aviaspa.com.

Model Raquel Bernaldo wears hair adornment, “My Dear, You are Captivating,” by Ciara Obscura.
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Model Raquel Bernaldo wears hair adornment, “My Dear, You are Captivating,” by Ciara Obscura.

Aqua Nail Bar and Boutique
3455 State St., 687-8483.
aquanailbar.com.

Bellezza Vita Day Spa and Salon
2410 Lillie Ave., Summerland. 969-7300.
bellezzavita.com.

Best Brazilian Waxing and Skin Care
231 W. Montecito St. Contact Jennifer Weston, 708-4929.
bestbrazilianwaxingsalon.com.

Brianna Stewart
Hair stylist and makeup artist, Salon U. 898-8962.
briannastewart.com.

California Spray Tan
Mobile airbrush/spray tanning service, serving S.B., Ventura, and Los Angeles counties. Contact Aurora Heinemann, 267-9076.
caspraytan.com.

Camille the Day Spa and Salon
On-location services offered. 964-6357.
camillethedayspa.com.

colleenelizabeth Salon and Spa
(Complexions Urban Retreat)
3959 State St. Contact Colleen Elizabeth, 207-5119.
complexionssantabarbara.com.

Cutting Edge Hair and Body Salon
Bridal hair and makeup. 5779 Calle Real, Goleta. Contact Cindi Sundberg, 681-8100.
cuttingedgehairandbodysalon.com.

Darin Jon Studio
On-location services available. 1428 Chapala St. 962-1884.
darinjonstudio.com.

Eliane Alexandre International
Offering French hair salon services. 969-5071.
elianealexandre.com.

Float Luxury Spa
Massages, facials, waxing. 18 E. Canon Perdido St. Contact Stephanie Phelan, 845-7777.
floatluxuryspa.com.

LunaBella Make-Up Art
On-location make-up and hair services. Contact Ashley Kelly, 450-7049.
lunabellaartists.com

Julie B. Montgomery
1072 Casitas Pass Rd., Ste. 203., Carpinteria. 566-3789.
montgomerymakeup.com.

In addition to legally binding yourself to the one you love — and having a great party — weddings are arranged to have all eyes on the bride as she glides down the aisle to her beloved. As such, at the top of her to-do list is sorting out hair and makeup. Some stylists specialize in up-dos, while others focus on giving you the perfect cut. Then there’s your mug — finding the artist who understands your look is key, whether it be gothic, understated, scary clown, or natural. Fortunately, there are a plethora of options to choose from on these pages, whether you’re looking to get just your tresses done, focusing solely on makeup artistry, or needing a combination of the two.

Professional Hair and Makeup by Julie Morgan
On-location in S.B. and select areas in California. (415) 785-8696.
photomakeupartist.com.

Red–The Hair Studio
1272 Coast Village Rd., Montecito. 969-6963.

Skin Deep
On-site services available. 3405 State St. Contact makeup artist Diane Trudeau-Wieser, 687-9497.
skindeepsalon.com.

TEAM Hair and Makeup
3040 State St., Ste. 9. (888) 338-8326.
teamhairandmakeup.com.

Tru Beauty
Contact professional esthetician Patricia Guerra, 637-6334.
trubeautysb.com.

Underground Hair Artists
1021 Chapala St. 899-8820.
undergroundhairartists.com.

Walter Claudio Salon Spa
11 W. Figueroa St. 963-7579.
walterclaudio.com.

ENTERTAINMENT

The All Occasion DJ
Specializing in weddings and parties for all ages. Contact Matt Armor, 705-3866.
thealloccasiondj.com

AMS Entertainment
Deejays, bands, photo booths, and more. 226 E. Canon Perdido St., Ste. H. 899-4000.
sb.amsentertainment.com.

Area 51
Funk, soul, R&B, Motown, and disco. 565-9135.
area51livemusic.com.

The Aurora Ensemble
Flautists and string musicians performing classical, pop, and jazz.
683-8993 or auroramusic1@hotmail.com.
myspace.com/theauroraensemble.

Bruce Goldish
Solo finger-style guitar. 965-5559.
brucegoldish.com.

Bob Ledner Musical Entertainment Service
All styles of music for weddings: bands, soloists, and quartets. 650 Island View Dr. 965-3993.

Brian Faith Band
Classic rock from the ’50s to the present, country, and jazz. 964-3035.
myspace.com/brianfaithbandsongs.

Coastal Entertainment Group
Deejays for all occasions. 896-2777.
santabarbaradj.com.

Cris! Basimah
Professional belly dancer. 685-0058.
bellydanceland.com.

Donna “Lady Blue” Greene and the Roadhouse Daddies
S.B.-based vocalist and music ensemble perform vintage blues, jazz, and soul. 565-0185.
ladyblueband.com.

E. Evolution Entertainment
452-0788.
e.evolutionentertainment@hotmail.com.

Gary Shapiro
Simple, fun, sociable dancing with live music. 682-5523.
garydance.com.

John Lyle
Professional singer and guitarist. 252-3194.
johnlyle.net.

Kaleo Na’ea
Authentic Hawaiian music and entertainment, featuring slack-key and steel guitars, ukulele, vocals, and hula. 455-6535.
gigmasters.com/hawaiian/KaleoNaea.

Laurence Duff
Singer, keyboardist, and acoustic guitarist, specializing in jazz, pop, rock, funk, traditional, and more. 450-1777.
lawrenceduff.com.

Laurie Rasmussen, Harpist
Music for ceremonies and receptions. 320-9337.
laurierasmussen.com.

Les Rose Ensemble
Swing/jazz, R&B, Motown, disco, Latin/salsa, and more. 963-3441.
lesrosemusic.com.

Leslee Sipress
Flautist. 966-6314.
lesleesipress.com.

Lorin Grean
Harpist and singer/songwriter, specializing in Celtic harp, acoustic folk, and world music. 962-0152.
loringrean.com.

Music by Bonnie & Co.
Deejays for special events. 965-8249.
musicbybonnie.com.

Santa Barbara DJs
DJ services and entertainment. 1114 Laguna St. 962-3117.
sbdjs.com.

Santa Barbara Entertainment
Referral services for bands, deejays, and other entertainment. 1470 E. Valley Rd., Ste. S, Montecito. 969-7665.
sbentertain.com.

Santa Barbara Quartet
String music in a variety of genres, including tango, pop, jazz, symphonic, and more. 570-7298.
santabarbaraquartet.com.

Scott Topper DJ Productions
Emcees, deejays, motivating dancers, and more. 965-7978.
scotttopperproductions.com.

So What Kombo
Jazz, swing, and funk. 684-2930.
sowhatkombo.com.

Soul City Survivors
Twelve-piece dance band; hot-buttered soul. 898-9779.
soulcitysurvivors.com.

Ulysses Jasz with Hanna
Chicago- and Dixieland-style jazz band. 646-1468 or ulysses@ojaimusicservice.com.
ojaimusicservice.com/UlyssesJasz.aspx.

The Wedding Band
Everything from Sinatra to Santana to Slick Rick. Contact Spencer, 965-6829.
spencerthegardener@hotmail.com.

The Worried Lads
Eclectic, wild, and fun. Contact Spencer, 965-6829.
spencerthegardener@hotmail.com.

TRANSPORTATION

Executive Limousine & Coach
Serving S.B. and Ventura counties. (800) 247-6980.
goexeclimo.com.

Santa Barbara Trolley Company
Transportation for up to 31 adults on a customized trolley designed for weddings and engagement parties. 965-0353.
sbtrolley.com.

Zeus Transportation
Stretch limos for the bridal party, post-reception designated-driver service for guests, and more. 571-1400.
zeuslimo.com.


The dress from Molly and Mark Stuckey’s wedding at a backyard private estate.
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brion hopkins photography

The dress from Molly and Mark Stuckey’s wedding at a backyard private estate.

WEDDING GOWNS, TUXEDOS, AND ACCESSORIES

Bella Notte Due
Accessories, lingerie, dressmaking, and alterations. 5007 Birchwood St. Contact Jean Babbe, 455-3424.
bellanottedue.com.

Bella Rosa Galleries
Antique and vintage engagement rings and bridal jewelry. 1103 State St. 966-1707.
bellarosasb.com.

Ciara Obscura
Hair accessories, jewelry, and adornments for the bride and bridal party. 1712 De la Vina St., Studio C. Contact Catherine Masi, 453-6122.
ciaraobscura.com.

Ask most brides-to-be, and they’ll confess their wedding is all about the dress, which makes sense, considering the generally hefty price tags that accompany bridal gowns. Throughout the years, wedding formalities have been loosened, allowing brides to get all kinds of wacky when it comes to their frock — mini-skirts with a 10-foot train or $12-million diamond-encrusted gowns. Whether you’re looking for a dress that makes a statement or want to look like the princess you are, you can find the wedding gown designer and/or shop to bring your dream to fruition right here in S.B.

Diani
1324 State St., Ste. H. (877) 342-6474.
dianiboutique.com.

Goleta Tux & Tails Rentals
5730 Hollister Ave., Ste. 9A, Goleta. 744-1674.
goletatux.com.

MaryLinn’s Couture Bridal & Tuxedo
1315 State St. 892-4000.
marylinn.com.

Mission Tuxedos
135 W. Mission St. 569-3334.
missiontuxedos.com.

FLORISTS

A Smiling Garden
Contact floral designer Karen Fox, 563-7766.
asmilinggarden.com

Alpha Floral
1015 De la Vina St., Ste. D. 965-5165.
alphafloral.biz.

Flowers by Blue Magnolia Events.
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susandeanphoto.com

Flowers by Blue Magnolia Events.

Blue Magnolia Floral and Event Design
2246 Lillie Ave., Summerland. Contact Kerstin Horneman, 969-4999.
bluemagnoliaevents.com.

Grass Roots
682-9105.
grassrootssantabarbara.com.

Juniper Floral Designs
448-6708.
juniperfloraldesigns.com.

Kaleidoscope Flowers
1341 State St. 962-0032.
kaleidoscopeflowers.com.

Louloudi Design
705-7147.
louloudidesign.com.

Wedding parties have been carrying flora down the aisle for centuries. In ancient times, brides would wear stinky garlands of garlic, herbs, and spices to ward off evil spirits. Thankfully, those smelly items have been replaced with sweet-scented flowers, but their symbolism is no less significant. Roses represent love, lilies virtue, orange blossom purity and virginity, and so on. Whether you’re selecting flowers based on what they stand for or just because you like the color, you’re sure to find what you want at one of the many florists in town.

Modern Day Design
689-6197.
moderndaydesign.com.

Nico Designs
5390 Overpass Rd. 680-5947.
nicosb.com.

Passion Flowers
453-3346.
passionflowersdesign.com.

Renae’s Bouquet
3605 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. 691-1660.
renaesbouquet.com.

Shannon Kimbrough Floral and Event Design
450-7088.
efflorescefloral.com.

S.R. Hogue & Company
Floral design, arrangements, and delivery for events in the S.B. area. 525 San Ysidro Rd. 969-1343.
srhogue.com.

Terra Malia Designs
Floral arrangements, corsages, and bouquets made with sustainably grown plants from the Gaviota Coast. 966-5521.
terramaliadesigns.com.

Victor the Florist
135 E. Anapamu St. 965-3075.
victortheflorist.com.

White House Florists
3324 State St. 687-2681.
whitehouseflorists.com.

WEDDING CONSULTANTS

Alegria by Design
Wedding planning and event design. Contact owner Armando Martinez, 452-0450.
alegriabydesign.com.

Ambient Event Design
Contact Geoff Mognis, 886-8444.
ambientevent.com.

Ariel Yve Design
(888) 293-8585.
arielyve.com.

Avanté Events
Contact Cori Lassahn, 259-8559.
avanteevents.com

Bijoux Events
Contact event coordinator Jessica R. Kuipers, 403-1618.
bijouxevents.com.

Donna Romani Events
286-6505.
donnaromanievents.com.

Felici Events
Contact Zohe Felici, 895-3402.
felicievents.com.

Impressive Weddings
Detail-oriented wedding planning. Contact Robyn Johnson, 685-2200.
impressiveweddings.com.

La Fleur Weddings and Events
Serving Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez. Contact Jill La Fleur, 688-7805.
lafleurweddings.com.

Kelly Oshiro Events
769-8018.
kellyoshiroevents.com.

La Fête Weddings
3463 State St., Ste. 218. 563-5045.
lafeteweddings.com.

Magnolia Event Design
Contact Lindsey Hartsough, 886-8375.
magnoliaed.com.

Mary Anne Knox, MAK Events, Inc. [MAK Events Wedding and Event Design]
886-5985.
mak-events.com.

Percy Sales Events
Contact Percy Sales, 637-7984.
percysales.com.

Pure Joy Catering
111 E. Haley St. 963-5766.
purejoycatering.com.

Santa Barbara Event Professionals
A cooperative guild of event specialists. Contact Diana Andonian, 566-0558.
sbep.com.

Santa Barbara Wine Country Weddings and Events
Consultants and planners for weddings in the Santa Ynez Valley. Contact Kerry Lee Dickey, 637-7788.
sbwinecountryevents.com.

Soigné Productions
Contact Tonya Szele, 448-8028.
soigneproductions.com.

Weddings by Diana & Invitations, Etc.
1072 Casitas Pass Rd., Ste. 103, Carpinteria. 566-0558.
weddingsbydiana.com.

West Coast Bridal
455-5002.
westcoastbridal.com.

XOXO Bride
Contact event planner Sonia Hopkins, 644-9696
xoxobride.com.

CELEBRANTS/OFFICIANTS

Alexander Ministry
Wedding officiant. Contact Laurie Alexander, 687-8823.
alexanderministry.com.

Barbra Mousouris
Minister officiates spiritual/traditional and nondenominational ceremonies and offers premarital counseling. 895-7428.
idosantabarbara.com.

Beautiful Weddings, Rev. Dr. David Bard Greene
Nondenominational wedding officiant. 961-5275.
beautifulweddings.homestead.com.

Gail Kelley Murray
Wedding minister. 455-5205.
yourbeautifulwedding.web.officelive.com.

Melodee Meyer
Nondenominational/interfaith minister. 284-3999.
melodeemeyer@me.com.

kacie jean photography

Officiant Nancy SooHoo Little Moon

Nancy Little Moon
Nondenominational wedding officiant. 698-6856.
blessingsinparadise.com.

Rev. Jerry Bellamy
Retired Catholic priest, nondenominational minister. 687-4248.
santabarbaraweddingminister.com.

Rev. Jim Fitzpatrick
Wedding officiant. 896-6597.
reverendjim.com.

Rev. Patrice Handley, Santa Barbara Classic Weddings
Nondenominational wedding officiant specializes in highly personalized, couple-centered ceremonies. 886-5930.
santabarbaraclassicweddings.com .

Back in the day, couples didn’t have a lot of choices regarding who married them. It was either a member of the clergy or a judge. Now, the selections have expanded to include officiants and celebrants who help make the vow exchange a personal, unforgettable experience. You can either choose from someone practiced in the art of marriage or have your favorite person licensed for the day. Simply send said person to the County Registrar’s Office (1100 Anacapa St., 569-2250), where he or she will be given a list of rules to follow and must swear to uphold the Constitution. And voilà, an agent of the state is born with the power to legally bind you and your beloved in matrimony.

S.B. Wedding Guy, Rev. Jono Shaffer
Nondenominational wedding officiant, 886-3003.
www.sbweddingguy.com.

Sheila Lodge
Former S.B. mayor specializes in civil ceremonies. 966-5586.
sbweddingofficiant.com.

Weddings by the Sea, Alma Rose Middleton
Wedding officiant/celebrant. 705-8069.
santabarbaraweddingssite.com.

RESOURCES

Action Photo Booth
A fun, interactive party favor. 965-7978.
actionphotobooth.com.

Bellavista Designs
Custom-tailored lighting, decor, audio, and video services. 966-9616.
bellavistadesigns.com.

Beth McDonald, Psychic and Astrologer
Entertainment for bridal showers, couples’ showers, and bachelorette parties, as well as private astrological consulting for wedding dates, compatibility levels, and more. 963-0842.
bethmcdonaldconsulting.com.

Event Photography Santa Barbara
Interactive photo booths, photo party favors, big-screen projection, and red-carpet experience. 148-B Aero Camino, Goleta. Contact Valerie Oesterling, 308-0923.
eventphotosb.com.

Humbug Farms
Butterfly releasing. 284-9928.
humbugfarms.com.

Jonathan & Sylvia Dance Lessons
Private lessons available for the bride and groom’s first dance, as well as small-group instruction for the wedding party. 895-2895 or 698-0832.
jonathanandsylvia.com.

The Little Guest
On-site babysitting, nanny services, and children’s entertainment for weddings and special events on the Central Coast and in the S.B. and Santa Ynez Valley areas. Contact Debbie Donley, 688-1812.
thelittleguest.com.

Outrageous Photo Booths
Photo booth rentals. 2027 De la Vina St. 617-3655.
outrageousbooths.com.

Santa Barbara Wedding Dance
Dance instruction, coaching, choreography, and more. Contact Alana, 966-5299.
sbweddingdance.com.



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