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Romantic La Valencia Wedding | Jordan + Jeff

Our sweet couple Jordan and Jeff didn't want a huge wedding and instead opted for a smaller micro wedding with 25-30 of their closest friends and family members. When it came to a venue, they ended up choosing La Valencia in beautifully La Jolla, as they fell in love with the views and the ambiance. They felt that the combination of outdoor / indoor space overlooking the ocean was gorgeous and was the perfect backdrop for the cozy and relaxed atmosphere they wanted.

When it came to the details, Jordan and Jeff's number one priority was getting married! :) They also wanted to have a comfortable area for family and friends to enjoy, fantastic food and drink and they didn't want to be stressed. Last but not least, they still wanted the day to feel like a wedding; even though they were having a smaller guest count.

We were so happy to be able to make the planning process easy for this adorable couple, who were both incredibly busy and active duty military. We were able to bring on the perfect vendor team for them and created a very soft and romantic aesthetic that perfectly felt like Jordan and that perfectly complemented the beautiful, intimate and relax ambiance they were wanting.

Fast forward to 3 weeks before the wedding and we received a frantic phone call from Jordan, letting us know that Jeff had just received orders and was going to be deployed a few days before the wedding. We luckily had a fantastic vendor team on board and were able to move up their wedding by a week. While all of the vendors were able to accommodate, not all guests were able to make the last minute switch, and Jordan and Jeff's 30 person wedding turned into a 12 person wedding. None the less, Jordan and Jeff made the most of the situation and still had the best day! Keep on scrolling to see exactly how their day came to life.

La Valencia Hotel

Bride holding bouquet at La Valencia Hotel

Wedding Ceremony: El Jardin, La Valencia

Jordan and Jeff's wedding ceremony ceremony took place in the El Jardin garden space at La Valencia and the gorgeous ocean views served as the perfect backdrop for their 'I Dos.' Blooms Design House created a gorgeous circle arch that complemented the space and added a gorgeous ambiance, but without taking away from the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Wedding ceremony setup in El Jardin at La Valencia Hotel

Bride and Groom in El Jardin at La Valencia Wedding Ceremony

Bride and Groom leaving ceremony at La Valencia

Couple Photos: La Jolla Cove

After the ceremony ended, Jordan and Jeff made their way down to the water and Traci True Photography captured gorgeous photos of our adorable couple. The waves and lighting were stunning and I still can't get over how large some of the waves were in their photos!

Bride and Groom on cliffs in La Jolla, CA

Bride and groom photos at cliffs at La Valencia Wedding

Wedding Reception: The Veranda Ballroom

While Jordan and Jeff were enjoying photos at the beach, their guests made their way to the gorgeous Veranda Ballroom, where they enjoyed cocktails and appetizers while taking in the gorgeous ocean view.

When it came to designing the reception space, Jordan wanted a very elegant and romantic ambiance with whites, blushes and blues. In order to achieve this, we used white washed tables, brought in soft blue runners and napkins and Blooms Design House accented with gorgeous white and blush floral arrangements. It was truly the perfect setting for Jordan, Jeff and their guests to enjoy dinner and celebrate their marriage.

Wedding Reception Table in Veranda Ballroom at La Valencia Hotel

blue, white and blush wedding reception in the Veranda Ballroom at La Valencia Hotel

Blush and white lounge in Veranda Ballroom at La Valencia Hotel Wedding

Cake cutting at wedding in the Veranda Ballroom at La Valencia Hotel

Vendor Team:

Venue: La Valencia

Planner: Always Flawless Productions

Photographer: Traci True

Florist: Blooms Design House

Rentals: Foklore Event Rental

Tabletop: Borrowed Blu

Dessert: Pure Cupcakes

Music: Shea Givens Music

Officiant: San Diego Wedding Guy

Beauty: Beach Bridal


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Hey There! My name is Ashley McHone and I am the owner of Always Flawless Productions. I started this little biz nearly 10 years ago and am here to share alllll my wedding planning knowledge with you! ;)

Here at Always Flawless, we are a team of planners who want you to have fun planning your wedding! We want this entire journey to be stress free and we want you to enjoy a flawless wedding day. Trust me when I say, we are here to make all of that happen.


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