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Stu & Carissa // Chic Ace Hotel engagement in Palm Springs

Chic ace hotel engagement in Palm Springs

Stu and Carissa had a special Palm Springs engagement session!

By Sun and Sparrow

Chic ace hotel engagement in Palm Springs
Chic ace hotel engagement in Palm Springs
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a man dips a woman at the ace hotel during their engagement session

From The Bride

FROM THE BRIDE // Stu and I met freshman year of high school. We were in the same group of friends for many years, but never thought about dating one another. Stu was in band and I was on the drill team. We saw each other often and even hung out in the same circles.  Though we were always together, we never talked much. I felt he was shy and I was very outgoing, so I didn’t think we made a good match.  After high school, we basically parted ways and hadn’t seen one another since.  

It wasn’t until over 10 years later that we reconnected.  About two years or so ago, I began to see him at some friends’ get-togethers and parties. I suppose you would say that the “Stars Aligned”. It was the night of Stu’s holiday work party when everything went right. He called me and asked me to hang out with him.  

Unfortunately, he was a little nervous to ask me to the actual party, but we hung out afterward and we have been together ever since. I know that he is the man of my dreams because I can be with him night and day and it never gets old. I can’t believe that we hit it off on that holiday night.  Two years after that beautiful holiday evening, he proposed in Redondo Beach. It was a private and romantic evening where we shared an exchange under the stars. I’m so glad to be marrying my best friend and I can’t wait for our wedding day!


VENDORS: Venue: Ace Hotel in Palm Springs // Photography:  Sun & Sparrow Photographers // Styling:  Nicole Alexandra Designs // Yellow Dress: Shabby Apple & Pink Dress: Rent the Runway  // Hair & Makeup:  Cheryl Nacario // Suit Jacket: Mattucci // Calligraphy: Kindred Calligraphy // Wooden Mr & Mrs // Florals: Bridewell Market  // My Little Flower Shop // Cake: Over the Rainbow Desserts

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  • Erin Leppo

    LOVE IT!!! 😀ReplyCancel

  • Love this session! Especially the interior shots in the lobby and the details… good job! Love the Ace! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Joel Danto

    amazing location! Gorgeous looks.ReplyCancel

  • Victoria

    You seriously could not have picked a more gorgeous location. Loving it!ReplyCancel

  • I have always heard of this hotel but have never been there. It is absolutely gorgeous as is the couple and your work is amazing! Great job on all of these!ReplyCancel

  • Great job with the sunlight – and way to catch all that emotion!ReplyCancel

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