FIND YOUR NEAREST SHOWROOM | BOOK NOW

Connor & Jodi in the Nathalia Gown

Connor and Jodi exchanged vows in the coastal town of San Clemente, California. Choosing a beachfront venue was a meaningful decision for this beach-loving couple. They tied the knot overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Ole Hanson Venue. The architecture was reminiscent of Spanish charm, featuring hand-painted tiles and ornate stained-glass windows - the perfect California beach experience. 

Bride and groom, dancing the night away

A California Beach Wedding in San Clemente, California

Jodi and Connor tied the knot in San Clemente, California. Given the couple’s love for the beach, hosting a coastal celebration was the ideal choice. When they discovered the Ole Hanson beach club in San Clemente, they knew they had found their dream venue. From the panoramic ocean views to the coastal landmarks and traditional arches, the venue offered nothing less than the perfect California beach experience.

 

The ceremony was held on the grand lawn, featuring 180-degree ocean views and adorned with mature palm trees and lush green tones. The reception took place on the rooftop, an open-air private terrace overlooking the lawn and the Pacific Ocean breathtaking! The architecture of the coastal Landmark was reminiscent of Spanish revival charm – Spanish tiles on the ground, hand-painted tiles, traditional arches and ornate stained-glass windows.  

A California Beach Wedding in San Clemente, California

Jodi and Connor tied the knot in San Clemente, California. Given the couple’s love for the beach, hosting a coastal celebration was the ideal choice. When they discovered the Ole Hanson beach club in San Clemente, they knew they had found their dream venue.

From the panoramic ocean views to the coastal landmarks and traditional arches, the venue offered nothing less than the perfect California beach experience. 

 

The ceremony was held on the grand lawn, featuring 180-degree ocean views and adorned with mature palm trees and lush green tones. The reception took place on the rooftop, an open-air private terrace overlooking the lawn and the Pacific Ocean breathtaking! 

 

The architecture of the coastal Landmark was reminiscent of Spanish revival charm – Spanish tiles on the ground, hand-painted tiles, traditional arches and ornate stained-glass windows.  

Groom, lifting the bride on the beach
Bride and groom, standing in the beach venue
Bride and groom, sharing a kiss during the ceremony
Bride and groom walking on the beach
Bride and groom, sharing a kiss during the ceremony
Bride and groom walking on the beach
Groom, lifting the bride on the beach
Bride and groom, standing in the beach venue

A Personal Touch

Jodi turned her wedding vision into a reality, overflowing with DIY creativity. She added her personal touch and crafted all the centerpieces herself. She also built the altar with her dad, organized all the table numbers, and designed a flower arrangement of 40 bud vases. Following the festivities, Jodi shares that she was in awe of the DIY elements and discovered a new passion of hers!

A Personal Touch

Jodi turned her wedding vision into a reality, overflowing with DIY creativity. She added her personal touch and crafted all the centerpieces herself. She also built the altar with her dad, organized all the table numbers, and designed a flower arrangement of 40 bud vases. Following the festivities, Jodi shares that she was in awe of the DIY elements and discovered a new passion of hers! 

Bride's personal arrangement and handmade centrepieces

Saying Yes to the Dress

Jodi had a vision for her dream gownshe wanted to be free-spirited, effortless, and authentic. We asked Jodi how she envisioned herself as a bride. A bride who embraces her own style,'. She visited three of our Grace Loves Lace locations before falling in love with the Nathalia gown in our Venice boutique. "Each experience made me feel so special, confident, and sexy!"

 

When Jodi tried on Nathalia, she instantly knew. "It was the only dress I cried in when I tried it on." To top it off, the aesthetic of the venue was perfectly suited for Jodi’s dress style. From the lace panels to the ornate freshwater pearl handpiece, Nathalia creates the illusion of structure and perfectly complements the Spanish architecture. Looking at the wedding photos, Jodi’s bridal attire is contemporary yet a work of art.

Table design setting
Personalised centrepieces

Saying Yes to the Dress

Jodi had a vision for her dream gownshe wanted to be free-spirited, effortless, and authentic. We asked Jodi how she envisioned herself as a bride. "A bride who embraces her own style". She visited three of our Grace Loves Lace locations before falling in love with the Nathalia gown in our Venice boutique. "Each experience made me feel so special, confident, and sexy!"

 

 When Jodi tried on Nathalia, she instantly knew. To top it off, the aesthetic of the venue was perfectly suited for Jodi’s dress style. From the lace panels to the ornate freshwater pearl handpiece, Nathalia creates the illusion of structure and perfectly complements the Spanish architecture. Looking at the wedding photos, Jodi’s bridal attire is contemporary yet a work of art.

Bride enjoying her special day alongside her friends

"Nathalia was the only dress I cried in when I tried it on"  

"Nathalia was the only dress I cried in when I tried it on"  

Bride Jodi wearing the Nathalia and holding white bouquet of flowers
Bride dancing in the Nathalia
Bride holding her flower arrangement
Bride dancing

“May Love and Laughter Light Your Days”

A definite highlight of the wedding was the ceremony, which unfolded on the grand lawn. Nestled along the coastal route, the atmosphere was everything Jodi had hoped for and more. As the ceremony took place, a passenger train known as 'the Coaster' passed by. The officiant, known for his sense of humor, playfully encouraged all the guests to wave at the train as it went by. Laughter filled the air as everyone enthusiastically joined in. The smiles and the laughter brought a true sparkle to their wedding day. 

Bride and groom, sharing a romantic time
bride and her father walking down the aisle

Words of Wisdom

It's important to remember what your wedding day is about. You may have invested so much time and effort into your wedding planning, yet you should not feel like the host. 

 

Your special day is all about you, so Jodi’s advice is to always act like the guest of honor. Amongst other words of wisdom, make sure to enjoy the day, every step of the way. "Relax and have faith that everything will fall into place, the bride shares.

Vendors

 

WEDDING DRESS: nathalia gown
ACCESSORIES: lumi veil
GROOM OUTFIT: men's warehouse
photographer: alissa rose
WEDDING VENUE & catering: ole hanson beach club
florisT: siren florist
hair stylisT: beauty and the beach 
makeup artist: danielle pavia
CATERING: 24 CARROTS
WEDDING PLANNER: STINGER EVENT CO