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    Ben & Aubrey // Romantic Mansion wedding at the Ebell of Los Angeles

    Romantic Mansion wedding at the Ebell of Los Angeles // ©2017 Sun & Sparrow Los Angeles wedding photographers

    FROM THE BRIDE // After a year of planning our dream wedding, it took almost a week for Ben and I to fully debrief our wedding experience together. One of his favorite recollections was just before our first look: he not only heard the click-clack of my footsteps, but also realized that he could hear his heart beating from excitement and anticipation. Those felt like the longest 20 seconds of his life, and he knew things were about to get real. I could relate: as I tapped him on his shoulder and saw his face light up, I suddenly felt a sudden wave of eagerness and joy. When the processional began, I walked toward him once again, this time as he stood beneath our lush, fragrant chuppah, before our family and friends. It might have been because of the lighting during the ceremony, but the only thing we could really focus on was each other. He took my hand as we said our vows—never without a wide, gleeful smile across our faces. 

    The rest of our wedding can only be described as a magical blur! Although we spent a lot of time and energy painstakingly picking out ivory linens, white and blush floral arrangements, signature cocktails and decadent meals for our timeless affair, we didn’t get a chance to focus on any single detail that day. The best part of our wedding reception was seeing the Cheshire cat grins on our guests’ faces, as they danced the night away and knew they were part of the most special night of our lives.

    Our advice for engaged couples is simple: You prepare for how you think you should feel during your wedding, but how you anticipate feeling is nowhere close to the overwhelming happiness you’ll experience as your wedding is actually happening (or recreating those feelings afterward while you look at your pictures). Stay in the moment, and take my Nana’s words to heart: don’t sweat the small stuff—it’s all small stuff. 

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    MY VENDORS: 

    Venue & Caterer: The Ebell of Los Angeles 

    Coordinator: Amy Greenberg Events  www.amygreenbergevents.com

    Photographer: Sun & Sparrow   www.sunandsparrow.com

    Videographer: HD Studio www.hdstudioart.com

    Florals: Loris Flowers www.lorisflowers.com

    Invitations: Signature Imprints www.signatureimprints.carlsoncraft.com

    Rentals: Elegant Designs Specialty Linens Inc www.elegantdsl.com

    Desserts: Susie Cakes www.susiecakes.com

    Wedding Gown: Monique Lhuillier www.moniquelhuillier.com

    Bride Details: Nadri Jewlery and family heirlooms 

    Hair & Makeup: Lucy Muradyan @lucyritam

    Bride Shoes: Jimmy Choo @jimmychoo

    Groom Suit: Custom Tuxedo from Carroll & Co. of Beverly Hills www.carrollandco.com/

    Groom Details: Mont Blanc Cufflinks and Pen www.montblanc.com

    Groom shoes:  Santoni www.santonishoes.com

    Bridesmaids dresses: Wtoo www.watters.com

    Groomsmen suits: The Black Tux www.theblacktux.com

    Pianist: Emily Grace www.emilygraceonkeys.com

    DJ: DJ Crash www.djcrash.com

    Ring makers: Eytan Brandes, Eytan’s & Vartan and Lucy Nazarian, Pyramid Diamond

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    • Della White PhotographyJanuary 14, 2017 - 1:51 am

      Beautiful photos, everything is just gorgeous!ReplyCancel

      • SunSparrowJanuary 14, 2017 - 5:59 am

        Thank you Della! You are so sweet. So appreciated!ReplyCancel

    • LoriJanuary 16, 2017 - 12:58 am

      Such an honor to work on this wedding and what a fabulous job you did documenting it! Let me know if it’s possible to get some high resolution flower photos and I’d be happy to feature them with your photo credit . I’m in the process of putting together a new website and we now have a brand new cooperative workspace called The Wedding Hub.
      I look forward to hearing from you and working together again,
      Lori Mark
      Lori’s Flowers
      Lorisflowers1@yahoo.com
      818.512.7820ReplyCancel