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Tara and Matt’s Lobo Castle Wedding

When Tara of Fairytale Hair and Makeup first began dating Matt from Bouquet Sound, we all knew something special was in the works. Flash forward to their sun kissed wedding day in the Santa Monica Mountains, everyone knew this was exactly where they were heading and meant to be. 🙂 Tara had always wanted a […]

When Tara of Fairytale Hair and Makeup first began dating Matt from Bouquet Sound, we all knew something special was in the works. Flash forward to their sun kissed wedding day in the Santa Monica Mountains, everyone knew this was exactly where they were heading and meant to be. 🙂 Tara had always wanted a fairytale wedding and a castle, so Lobo Castle (located in Lobo Canyon and one of the only official castles in the United States), was the perfect location for their wedding day.

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Tara’s preparation was in the tower of the castle, and a beautiful windy stairway led us there.
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Her daughter Catalina, was involved every step of the way, so sweet.

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Matt and Tara had a sweet moment where they exchanged gifts without seeing each other.
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And Tara chose to have her wedding day on her Grandmother’s birthday to honor the influence she has had in Tara’s life.
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A mini me!
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The ceremony was beautiful, and the sweetest moment was when Catalina began to cry when Matt read vows to be the best father he could to her. It was such a special moment to Catalina, and there wasn’t a dry eye to be found.
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After the ceremony, we took photos of Tara and Matt together, with a few fun visitors peeking around the doorway to see how we were doing. 🙂
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The Lobo Castle Reception was stunning!
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And I loved their wedding cake! Matt did too! 😉
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Matt and Tara performed some incredible Michael Jackson songs.
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The night ended with a bang, with silhouette artists, a chocolate fountain, churros, and blackjack tables!

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It truly was an incredible night, that I’ll never forget.
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Thanks again for having my team, Tara and Matt! You two are perfect together, and I’m so glad to have been able to capture your wedding day!

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Vendor Love:

Venue: Lobo Castle

Coordinator: Kay Nielson

Photographer: White Rabbit Photo Boutique

Floral: Butterfly Floral

Hair and Makeup: Fairytale Hair and Makeup

DJ: Bouquet Sound

Videography: The Emotion Picture Studio

Catering: Lobo Castle

Officiant: Pastor Norman

Seamstress: Focus on the Bride

Casino / Chocolate Fountain : Torkay Events

Photobooth: Picture Me Perfect

Silouette Artist: Silhouettes by Candace

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