When we saw Heather and Christian’s gorgeous San Francisco wedding in Martha Stewart Weddings, we just had to see more! Lisa Lefkowitz kindly shared some of her beautiful photos with us…

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

Something so sweet and elegant about classic white bridal shoes.

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

Heather carried a bouquet made entirely of white sweet peas, tied with a pink striped ribbon.

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
12-lisa-lefkowitz-flood-mansion-snippetandink 12-lisa-lefkowitz-flood-mansion-snippetandink
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

The couple chose a soft summer palette of pale yellow, gold, wheat, and clean white. Their guests rang tiny bells as the newlyweds walked back down the aisle.

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

Says the bride, “We wanted the wedding to have a vintage and elegant feel without being too formal. Our wedding outfits fit the bill. I was giddy in my Oscar de la Renta tulle and silk organza applique sweetheart neck natural-waist ball gown. Christian beamed in an Armani peaked lapel tuxedo.”

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

The newlyweds toasted with their respective signature cocktails: a peach bellini and a vodka martini.

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

Instead of numbers, each table was assigned a type of flower, such as sweet pea and freesia. Guests knew where to sit with the help of escort cards tied to the stem of that particular bloom.

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

From the bride: “Our cake had a whimsical and natural cascade of pastel pink, orange, and gold sugar hydrangea petals, topped with a handcrafted sugar gazebo containing the small porcelain German figurine.”

A silhouette artist added to the fun, cutting portraits of guests on the spot!

Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz
Lisa Lefkowitz Lisa Lefkowitz

From the Bride & Groom:

Why did you choose this location for your wedding?  I never dreamed of my wedding day growing up, so when Christian and I got engaged, I had no idea what I wanted our wedding to look like. We ultimately fell in love with the James Leary Flood Mansion. Since we met and dated in San Francisco, the venue, with its bay views and classic early 20th century San Francisco architecture, seemed like a natural choice.

What inspired you when you were planning?  The venue really set the tone for the entire wedding. We wanted decor that highlighted the Mansion’s dramatic architecture and historical features. Also, having been a florist for five years, I’ve seen my share of mixed bouquets. So, we opted for a single type of white flower per vase. The arrangements included lush hydrangea, fragrant sweet pea, dense garden roses, playful snapdragon, and more, accented with lemons, limes, and gold ribbon.

From wedding planner Kathryn Kalabokes of Dream A Little Dream Events:  When I first met with Heather and Christian, they said the three most important elements were family and friends, the little details, and that it was fun. Not only were Heather and Christian surrounded by the love of their family and friends, but everyone noticed all the little details, and the night ended with dancing to a wonderful swing band. Heather and Christian both put so much thought into making this wedding amazing for their guests, and there is no question that they succeeded!

 

See all of Heather and Christian’s elegant Flood Mansion wedding in the gallery.

Photographer: Lisa Lefkowitz / Event Planner: Dream A Little Dream Events / Venue: James Leary Flood Mansion in San Francisco, California / Floral Designer: Sharla Flock / Hair, Makeup: Sherrie Long / Catering: Knights Catering / Cake: Cake Coquette / Officiant: Minister Maggie / Lighting: Got Light? / Musicians: Stompy JonesSynchronicity Strings / Transportation: Classic Cable Car / Silhouette Artist: Cut Arts
6 comments posted +add a comment SEE MORE: Real Weddings
  1. CJ Isaac (Charlie Juliet Photography)

    Wow, what an amazing dress! And I love their signature cocktail cups. It’s a gorgeous wedding all around, well done!

    / Reply
  2. Jubilee Lau Events

    Beautiful work Kathryn and team! Love the colors, and the cute details.

    / Reply
  3. lane dittoe

    Amazing LIsa :)

    / Reply
  4. essex wedding venue

    It is truly unique and elegant wedding photography album. I think that all the pictures in it are equally beautiful but the pictures of bride are so fabulous and I also wish to be captured into photos like her on my wedding day.

    / Reply
  5. joey-8.newsvine.com

    Given that the average women is likely to embark on 10 diets during her lifetime,
    it would probably seem a dubious weight-loss path.

    Choosing fresh mango instead of mango juice, stick
    to one portion and be sure to balance your calorie intake too much you will find the
    time to go back?

    / Reply
  6. 25 Amazing Wedding Cake Decoration Ideas for Your Special Day | Style Motivation

    [...] Source [...]

    / Reply

Leave a Comment