Michelle and Doug’s “chance encounter” love story could be straight out of a movie. A few years back, Doug’s buddies happened to be pushing a bbq down the streets of SF to his house for a party later that afternoon. This amusing site caught the attention of Michelle and her friend as they were passing by and were immediately extended an invite. Michelle was initially on the fence about going until her friend said, “what if your future husband is there?!?” The rest is history and of course Michelle’s good friend was in her wedding party.
Michelle and Doug chose the luxurious resort of Cavallo Point at Fort Baker as the site for their ceremony and reception. The elegant decor was filled with San Francisco-esque accents paying special tribute to all of SF’s most noteworthy landmarks.
A heavy fog rolled in right before their ceremony, but a little mist certainly did not dampen their spirits. Michelle was stunning from head to toe and they were so obviously right for each other, which always makes the sweetest sight to witness and photograph. An upbeat dance party with a hysterical rendition of Michelle and Doug singing “Stu’s Song” song from the movie the Hangover was classic and something I’m so glad I didn’t miss.
Special thanks to Cavallo Point’s event coordinator Jessica Winthrop for showing me the ropes around the venue, and to Amy Burke Designs, I love every opportunity of working with you. Your whimsical creations never disappoint. I wish Michelle and Doug all the best and congratulate you both for your little one who is due any day now!!
venue + ceremony site: cavallo point // getting ready location: the olympic club // event coordinator: cavallo point, jessica winthrop // event planner: rachel lilburn // creative direction, styling + floral: amy burke designs // videography: front side films // catering: cavallo point // officiant: reverand david brown // entertainment: jeremy productions // ceremony musicians: golden gate string trio // cupcake + cakepops: teeny cake // lighting + drapes + sound: knight visions production + design // rentals: classic party rentals // transportation: bauer transportation // calligraphy: the calligraphy girl