[Christina + Mike] Modern Tropical Kona Kai Wedding

April 20, 2016
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Christina and Mike had always both wanted a wedding with their toes in the sand.  They chose San Diego for their destination wedding and loved the Kona Kai Resort & Spa because of it’s modern, tropical style!  The beach front marina ceremony site was exactly the backdrop they wanted!  There are so many beach wedding venues in San Diego and this is definitely one of my favorites!  I love the casual vibe that they brought to their wedding.  They had a cocktail style wedding reception by having a taco bar and dessert station for their dinner and providing a photo booth and lawn games outside under the market lights.  They used so many personal touches to make their wedding unique to them!  My favorite was their display of selfies on the gift table!  These two love taking selfies [we even incorporated selfies during their engagement portraits!] and they displayed some faves from their love story so all their friends and family can be a part of the journey!  Their wedding was laid back and fun, just like the two of them and we had so much fun getting to know them and partying with them on their wedding day!  Here are my favorite images from the day!  Enjoy!

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Their amazing vendor team:

Coordinator – Paige Jensen with Bliss Events

Venue + Cake – Kona Kai Resort + Spa

DJ – DJ Gar Gar

Floral + Decor – Grand Floral

Ceremony Arch – Arc De Belle

Linens – Fabulous Events

Rentals – Abbey Party Rentals

Lighting – Social Lights

Photo Booth – Reaction Films

Dessert Bar – Michele Coulon Dessertier

Hair + Makeup – Claire Style

Video – Story Mix Media

 

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