Beachside Arboretum Shoot

Posted in // Inspiration & Press, by Kate Wilkinson

Set on a twisty hill overlooking a dramatic Pacifica beach, Shelldance Orchid Gardens is an unusual and very picturesque nursery (and, luckily for us, event space). A few months ago we took one of our vintage dining tables to Shelldance, along with some French bistro chairs and our ever-fun cake table, the Chickadee. The resulting set of images below are from Daniel Kim Photography, I still can’t believe just how beautiful they are! (The shoot was featured in Style Me Pretty, you can see the full feature here.)


The shoot was designed by Lorraine from Harvesting Love Events, and those amazing florals are from Studio Mondine. The colors of the flowers, the lush green of the gardens, and the deep textures of our furniture just work so well together.


Leaving the tranquil gardens and heading down to the rugged beach makes for quite a contrast in color, volume and temperature! But wow, was it worth it. I wish all of life looked as good as these images!


Photography: Daniel Kim Photography | Florist: Studio Mondine | Wedding Dress: Sarah Seven From Nearly Newleywed | Cake: Kaycakes Bakery | Hair And Makeup: Aimee Lam Makeup Artist & Hair Design | Arboretum: Shelldance Orchid Gardens | Escort Cards: Written Word Calligraphy | Event Styling + Planning: Harvesting Love Events | Glassware: Seventh Heaven | Model: Shannon Aguiar Of HMM Models | Vintage Rentals: Pieces by Violet

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