Pepper Tree Ranch Wedding |San Luis Obispo Wedding Planner | Kasey & Brandon

Photo credit: James Brian Studios

This day can only truly be described in two words: creativity and commitment. Creativity because the bride, Kasey, is a graphic designer, and designed the two bars and a selfie backdrop herself. In all our wedding experience, we’ve never seen DIY projects like these. Case in point, as soon as we published photos on our Instagram story, our messages were overflowing with people asking to purchase both bars! A few more fun elements included: the ceremony aisle made of beautiful rugs from her grandfather’s attic, guests signed vinyl records instead of a traditional guestbook, and the cocktail hour florals were created by the groom’s mother. Clearly, both the bride and groom’s family rallied together to make sure this wedding had its own flare.

This wedding was flawless, and we attribute that to the incredible vendor team! Flora & Fauna Fine Food made sure everyone had hot, delicious food in front of them right on schedule. Nikki and her Fluidbloom Designs team stunned guests with their bouquets and centerpieces, as usual. The fabulous Moonshiner Collective band from Come Alive Entertainment kept everyone singing and dancing all through the night, complete with beautiful acoustic moments for the ceremony and specialty dances. And as if it couldn’t get any better, Kasey & Brandon’s photographer was the SAME person who photographed Kasey’s parents’ wedding many years ago!

A favorite moment of ours from this wedding was watching Kasey and Brandon start a conga line with their guests while the speakers blasted the last song of the night, “Mr. Brightside.” While the final chorus blared, Kasey and Brandon sang at the top of their lungs with their foreheads touching, surrounded by hundreds of people who love them. What a way to end our first month of 2019 weddings!

– Julia Freet

Check out this beautiful video from our besties over at Fox Jump Cinematics:

Special Thanks to These Amazing Vendors:

Venue: Pepper Tree Ranch
Photographer: James Brian Studios
Videographer: Fox Jump Cinematics
Rentals: All About Events
Floral Design: Fluid Bloom Designs
Catering: Flora & Fauna Fine Food
Dessert: Sugar Lips Mini Donuts
Bar & Beverage: Flora & Fauna Fine Food
Live Band: Moonshiner Collective + Come Alive Entertainment
Beauty: Brit Tarr Hair & Makeup + Hair by Skylae
Stationery: Bourbon Blue Cards
Officiant: Brian Nelson

Love Letter: “Hiring Amanda was the smartest decision we made! Not only is she incredibly talented at what she does, she is also an absolute blast to be around. Her entire team is attentive, professional, and the best at what they do. Amanda and her team knew the best vendors for what we wanted and organized everyone effortlessly. 10/10 would recommend!” -Kasey, Bride


Amanda Holder Events is a team of 7 designers, planners and coordinators, based in San Luis Obispo, California. Her team offers full service wedding design, planning and coordination.

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