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The Perfect Summer Wedding at Lake Tahoe

H+J met live in New York City, but when it was time to decide where to get married it was easy for them to choose gorgeous Lake Tahoe, which had a special personal meaning to them.

We loved working with H as she had truly impeccable taste and kept on making choices that made our hearts so happy!

With all our years doing destination weddings, we have overcome the challenges of hurricane, tropical unpredictable rain and hot summer outdoor weddings. But H+J gave us a first experience with FIRE! It was not until about 3 or so hours before the wedding that we finally got the green light to continue with our original outdoor plan, as the fire hazards were so high indicating we needed to move everything indoors due to air quality. We were so grateful that the indicators lowered and we were able to produce the day as they had always envisioned it. Never a dull moment in weddings, never!

In a celebration that combined Dominican and American culture in a wonderful blend, we were truly honored to have worked with them via our sister company, CEREMONIA by CD, in making their wedding dreams a reality.

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Wedding Planning by Ceremonia by CD

Videography by Daniel Shackleford

Photography by Iris Van Nes

Entertainment by Ben Mallare

Wedding Venue / Catering by Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

Florals by Amy Lauren Floral Design

Hair & Makeup by Janet Villa

Decor & Rentals by Celebration Rental, The Oni Collection & Nuage Linens

Stationary by Zoey Miller

Mixologist Kristina Lumm

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