A Hyatt Huntington Beach Wedding Reception

November 6th, 2013

This incredible wedding included a ceremony in Chicago with a reception at the Hyatt Huntington Beach.  The purples, whites and greens made the reception room so elegant but with so much personality!  With the stage being the main focus of the reception we created a truss structure and had two beautiful floral peacocks flanking both sides. Enjoy these gorgeous photos by Samson Productions! Wedding Cake Purple and White Flowers

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Featured in Special Events: Eventline eNewsletter!

October 14th, 2013

  We are so excited that four of our uniquely designed cakes have been featured in the Special Events Eventline eNewsletter!  The cakes included a Coco Chanel inspired cake, a cake for an 'Enchanted Forest' wedding, a cake celebrating a 25th anniversary and a bridal shower cake covered with 100 edible butterflies for a butterfly-loving bride!  "They can be tiny or towering, pure white or a riot of color--all wedding cakes are beautiful, and here are some of our favorites," says Eventline in their newsletter. To see the full post and more photos, click HERE.   EventlineEE - Eventline

Nancy and Darshan – As Seen on Junebug Weddings

October 3rd, 2013

A gorgeous Mexican/Indian wedding, as seen on Junebug Weddings "Nancy and Darshan’s extraordinary Santa Monica wedding was planned by Nikki and Madiha Khan of Exquisite Events, and will simply make you swoon! Both the bride’s Mexican heritage and the groom’s Indian heritage were celebrated beautifully, and it was all expertly captured by Southern California wedding photographers Lin & Jirsa. Enjoy!" ExquisiteEvents-RevelryEventDesigners-LinandJirsa-#1   The Process: Our planning experience was great because we had the help of many influential vendors with experience. We picked the location by picking a place near to our home, which has beautiful ocean views. The design process came from picking our favorite colors and adding some romance to the design. The main dinner room was transformed with lighting and drapery to fit the look we were trying to achieve. The Design: We wanted a warm, welcoming environment full of romance and love. We had many deep colors with accents of gold and crystals. It all went well and enhanced our attire as well. The stage (mandap) where our ceremony was very unique and beautiful! There were many people involved in getting the mandap and the lawn as beautiful as it was. The Moments: It was a magical day. One of the best decisions was to add the Shehnai player, so we could have live music during the ceremony. Having our DJ translate the ceremony to English was important so t The Advice: Start planning early, so that you can compare prices. There are many, many vendors to chose from but it takes so much time going through and meeting them all, and voicing your desires. Also, get your marriage license at least one month before your wedding; we ended up getting ours the day before our wedding! I think it’d be a nice thing to do to mark your one-month count down to the big day.hat everyone understood the ceremony. 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Feautured on Junebug Weddings!

September 30th, 2013

We are thrilled that our stunning couple, Nancy and Darshan, have been featured on Junebug Weddings!  This whole event was so personal, as both the bride's and the groom's backgrounds were so uniquely incorporated into every aspect of the wedding. According to Nancy and Darshan, "The design process came from picking our favorite colors and adding some romance to the design. The main dinner room was transformed with lighting and drapery to fit the look we were trying to achieve." Click here to see more on this gorgeous Bel Air Bay Club Wedding in Santa Monica.

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Sasha and Eric | Wedding

September 3rd, 2013

Sasha and Eric's Wedding at The Beverly Hills Hotel as featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine

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Sasha and Eric | Nikah Ceremony

August 27th, 2013

This was the Muslim Nikah Ceremony, where the marriage certificate is signed by the bride and groom in front of 2 witnesses. It is usually conducted by a pious person of the community, called an imam. Exquisite-Events-Evening-Ceremony-1

Exquisite-Events-Evening-Ceremony-2Nikah was held at the bride's home in an intimate ceremony of close family and friends.

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Exquisite-Events-Evening-Ceremony-4We used whites and creams with lots of candles and accented with color in the lighting. It was a beauiful, simple occasion before the Sangeet the next day which was full of color!

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Sasha and Eric | Sangeet Ceremony

August 23rd, 2013

Sasha and Eric's Sangheet Ceremony was full of rich, vibrant reds and oranges. The term Sangeet is Sanskrit, which when translated into English literally means as sung together. The Sangeet ceremony takes place two or three days before the wedding, and is a Punjabi(Indian/Pakistani) ceremony. In the old days, the Sangeet was reserved for women only, but these days many couples are deciding to have a Sangeet that includes both women and men.

Exquisite-Events-Sangheet-1The Sangeet is a time for celebrating, singing, dancing and joking. It can include some good-natured ribbing of the couple’s soon-to-be in-laws and it’s also a perfect time for wedding guests to meet and get to know each other. The bridal and grooms party will each learn songs and dances to perform. Traditional Indian instruments, like a dholki (a two-sided drum), are often used in the ceremony as well. After all the singing and dancing is finished, guests enjoy beautiful hor d’oeuvres and sweet dishes. To learn more about the difference between Sangheet and Mehndi click here.

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Featured on Wedding Style Website!

August 8th, 2013

Our Gorgeous Couple is featured on the Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Web Site.

Sasha and Eric as seen in Grace Ormonde

August 7th, 2013

We are thrilled to see see Sasha's and Eric's Wedding in Grace Ormondes Wedding Style Magazine. Grace and her team of editors literally have thousands of weddings to choose from when selecting their featured weddings. We were honored and naturally thrilled when we received word that this very special Beverly Hills Wedding would be featured in the Fall 2013 Issue. Stayed tuned for next week when we share all of the gorgeous details that we could not include in the Magazine. XOXO

Featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style

August 5th, 2013

The Fall Issue of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style has two very distinct covers.  We're sharing both today as a sneak peek to our Real Wedding Featured in the Magazine. Be sure to log in tomorrow to see all of the gorgeousness from Sasha and Eric's Wedding.

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