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Heirloom Feast ~ Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse + Jose Villa Photography

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We are so excited to share this feature with our XOXO BRIDE friends!  Hold on tight while you click through these inspiring images. They are sure to please!  With a stellar cast of vendors, we are extremely proud to present "Heirloom Feast" at Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse, a feast for your eyes and your palate.

When I met Donna Small, owner of The Source & Eye a vintage and antiques rental and design house, I immediately was smitten with her.  She invited Sidney and Jessica of SBB Gourmet Catering and myself to her home in Santa Ynez.  By the end of the meeting we were so excited to put together an inspirational photo shoot!  We decided to display all of her beautiful and unique antique pieces, now available for rental, with SBB Gourmet Catering's creative ideas and concepts on food and styling.  We wanted to show how combining great food in unique ways is appetizing for both your eye and your palate. Next step, location.  Donna Small was the original owner and builder of the Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse.  She has intimate knowledge of the venue and it was only appropriate to feature this gorgeous delectable food and her antiques at such a memorable location. This is truly a one of a kind venue with sweeping mountain views.  You have a  feeling of calm serenity when you stand on the mountain. It's a treasured venue to us all and a must see for wedding & events.
Jose Villa beautifully captures the essence that is the Farmhouse throughout his photography.  His attentive eye to all things awe-inspiring, allowed us to showcase our vision perfectly.
Joel Serrato expertly filmed the finer points allowing you to feel the emotion and texture to this feast.  His ability to capture love on film is inspiring.
Camarillo Bridal recently moved into a beautiful space in Camarillo, CA showcasing gorgeous wedding gowns, shoes & bridal accessories as well as bridal party attire.  Owner Pamela Henderson graciously loaned us a stunning Maggie Sottero wedding gown and accessories that made our bride stunning.  This is a must see store to shop for your wedding gown.
Cathryn Van Breene of The Studio Agency, in all her skills and talents, provided hair & make-up for our bride.  With her vision of soft tones in the eyes, created the look of love.
I was so very happy to have Heidi of Zenadia Designs on board!  She created an amazing one of a kind look for our journal invitation and stationary.  She wowed us all in her delivery!  A BIG thanks to Leslee Sipress for her beautiful calligraphy work on the seating cards.  Her skilled and artful hand gave us wonderfull texture in the stationary, I love them!
Michael Mantalos of Louloudi Designs gave us a unique bridal bouquet and blooms to accent this feature.
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  1. RONDA

    FROM THE SEATING CARDS TO DESSERT AND BEYOND SO AWE-INSPIRING. NO SURPRISE TO SEE THE BEAUTIFUL WORK BY DONNA SMALL. THE PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURED ALL THE BEAUTY.

  2. Savannah (Pearls & Pages)

    This is very beautiful and inspiring. Not surprised this beauty is Jose Villa. Fabulous!!

    The French Bouquet– European-Inspired Wedding Florals

  3. Carly

    I can’t believe how beautifully the food is presented-creative and completely unique! The display and color combinations are unreal… A true art, Jessica!

  4. Barbara Alessandra

    Absolutely Gorgeous!

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