Photo of the Month – Edison Bulbs

Edison bulb

We love an Edison bulb moment, but what we love even more is how quickly everyone’s eyes go directly to the stars of the show! What more could a couple want than custom lighting design that accents the décor while also naturally drawing all eyes to you? 

Edison bulb

Photography: Kat Ma Photography

Don’t even get us started on the beautiful florals that add a lovely pop of color against our hanging wooden arbor and gilded geometric chandeliers. And the romantic vibes of the silky, textured drapery truly make the white sweetheart table come to life! Champagne uplighting is the perfect finishing touch to set the romantic stage here at Casa Real

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Event Services Showcase: September 14

Fantasy Sound Event Showcase


We’ve missed you during our summer hiatus! We’re back and ready to party, so we hope you’ll join us on September 14 as we kick off our first Event Services Showcase of the fall.  Come check out our photo booths with all the included props, talk playlists with our DJs, and bask in the glow […]

Tylar Delegeane, Tylar Delegeane Photography {Creative Partner Spotlight}

Tylar Delegeane Photography


Nothing beats getting to sit down and talk to our fellow creatives, especially people like Tylar that truly enjoy making every couple’s wedding dreams come true! We love seeing the artistic way Tylar captures all of those special moments of a wedding day — and after talking to her, it’s clear that her craft is inspired […]

5 Annual Events in Livermore to Plan Your Wedding Around

5 annual events in livermore


Planning your wedding around local events can bring a lot to the table. If your guests plan on being in the area for an extended wedding weekend, a local festival or activity can add to their experience! Talk about a wonderful opportunity to bring loved ones out to celebrate your wedding AND showcase the beauty […]

Should Your Wedding DJ Allow Guest Requests?

Wedding DJ Guest Requests


When you’re planning a wedding, one of the many decisions you’ll make on the way to the aisle is the type of music and entertainment you’ll have for guests. Do you hire a DJ or a live band? Do you create your own playlist or let them run with it?  While DJs bring a lot […]

VENUE SPOTLIGHT: Bridges Golf Club

Bridges Country Club


We’re back with another venue spotlight in the beautiful Tri-Valley! We are so lucky to be surrounded by such stunning venues, so the fun part is picking out the perfect one for your celebration. Today, we’re featuring Bridges Golf Club! Bridges Golf Club has a variety of beautiful spaces to offer: The Fireside Room: An […]

25 Romantic Songs for Your Wedding Ceremony

25 Best Songs for a Wedding


One of the biggest challenges couples face during the wedding planning process is selecting the perfect music for the wedding ceremony! Music is an integral part of your wedding day and sets the tone for the ceremony, so we understand the pressure. But, as any DJ should, we also happen to know some of the […]

A Look Ahead at Fall Wedding Trends in 2022


As summer comes to a close, we cannot wait to see all the wedding trends popping up for the fall 2022 season! Fall wedding trends are to die for — there’s a reason October is the busiest wedding month for most regions! Let’s dive into a few fall wedding trends on the horizon: Virtual Save-the-Dates and […]

Photo of the Month: Elegant Sweetheart Table

Elegant Sweetheart Table


An elegant sweetheart table of your dreams: White roses, greenery, and our iconic rustic Edison beam chandelier. With a satin backdrop to make all the details of your big day pop, you’re bound to achieve the look of your dreams! The rustic aesthetic from the chandelier and a pop of industrial with the edison bulbs […]

Casa Real at Ruby Hill Wedding | Thuy and Keheim

Real Winery Wedding


It’s always a beautiful day to celebrate a wonderful couple! Today, we’re featuring Thuy and Keheim and their elegant wedding day at Casa Real at Ruby Hill.  I mean, look at these sweet lovebirds! Who wouldn’t want to celebrate them? A wedding to remember is absolutely an understatement.  Fun-filled and ready to party, they celebrated […]

Karl R Eckel, Delford West Flowers {Creative Partner Spotlight}

Delford West Flowers


Floral arrangements can make an event space come to life with the right florist. Lucky for you, we got to interview the very talented owner of Delford West Flowers, Karl R. Eckel! He’s got an extraordinary eye for design, but we’ll let him tell you more about himself! Tell us a bit about your professional […]

Venue Spotlight: Fox Hill Ranch

Livermore Wedding Venue


The Tri-Valley area has many wonderful venues to offer and we are thrilled to highlight Fox Hill Ranch! Rustic, classy, and farmhouse chic, Fox Hill Ranch offers the perfect spaces to fulfill your rustic wedding dreams.  Fox Hill Ranch offers a few spaces to enjoy on your wedding day, including: The Barn: Perfect for a […]

Wedding Planning Roundup: Helpful Resources


One of the most overwhelming parts of wedding planning are the many opinions people have about how your big day goes down. Considering this is your wedding day, you should get to plan it exactly the way you want it!  Lucky for you, we rounded up a few helpful resources to help with your planning! […]

5 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Videographer

questions to ask your videographer


Your wedding day is an experience you’ll want to relive over and over again, and there’s no better way to do so than with a day-of documentary! Wedding videography is one of the most overlooked services in the industry, but skipping video is also one of the biggest regrets couples have after the wedding. There’s […]

Photo of the Month – Candle Chandelier with Greenery

candle chandelier with greenery


Elegance, beauty and simplicity radiate from this breathtaking room! Greenery is popping up everywhere in wedding inspiration, which is one of the reasons why our round candle chandeliers are so popular with engaged couples. Adding touches of greenery to stunning light fixtures can brighten up a room instantly — and this photo is the perfect […]

Palm Event Center Wedding | Megan + Tyler

Megan + Tyler's First Dance


We are so excited to showcase the beautiful celebration of Megan and Tyler on the blog today! We love working with Palm Event Center, but we love it all the more when we get to celebrate an amazing couple like Megan and Tyler. Fun fact: Megan is part of the Fantasy Sound family and a […]

Jenny Hitesman, Beets Hospitality {Creative Partner Spotlight}

Creative Partner Jenny Hitesman


We’re back with another Creative Partner Spotlight! Event managers can make or break your big day, and we’re lucky to know some of the best in the industry. So today, we’re chatting with Jenny Hitesman, the event manager for Beets Hospitality Group who oversees all the happenings at Palm Event Center & Casa Real.  Without […]

5 Livermore Accommodations for Your Out-of-Town Wedding Guests

Guest Accommodations


There tends to be a lot of pressure when it comes to selecting a hotel for your guests to stay during  your wedding weekend. Naturally, you want it to be a great stay while also fitting within everyone’s budget — and that can be a tricky line to walk, especially if you’re expecting a lot […]

Chandelier Roundup: 7 Fixtures to Dazzle Your Guests

Wood Beam Chandelier


Event lighting may not be the first thing on your mindt when you begin planning a wedding. In fact, you might even assume that you’re tied to your venue’s current light fixtures.  But that simply isn’t the case! A beautiful chandelier does more than set the mood for a space with ambiance and lighting — […]

Venue Spotlight: Crooked Vine & Stony Ridge Winery

Crooked Vine & Stony Ridge Winery


Livermore, California has a multitude of beautiful wedding venues that scale the stunning countryside. Crooked Vine & Stony Ridge Winery is one of these venues, offering breathtaking views of their vineyards.  There are a number of event spaces available for booking that include: Lush lawn with rustic wooden gazebo – perfect for ceremonies! Garden Courtyard […]

Wedding Planning Roundup: 5 Helpful Resources

Wedding Planning Resources


If you find yourself in the “most exciting time” of your life, but are feeling stressed about ironing out all the details of your big day, this is the place for you! You shouldn’t have to stress and worry while planning your wedding. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up the best tips and tricks to […]

7 Creative Wedding Entertainment Ideas to Spice Up Your Wedding


Who doesn’t want their wedding to be the event of the year? Imagine your big day as a day no one will ever forget — that sounds pretty amazing, right? Well, with the right wedding entertainment, it’s not as hard to achieve as you think!  With just a few creative wedding ideas, your celebration will […]

Photo of the Month – Glittery Chandelier

Glittery Chandelier


Enchanting evenings and beautiful receptions cannot happen without the help from our stunning chandeliers! A night dancing under the stars without the worry of weather is easily achieved with this breathtaking centerpiece light fixture.  From the gorgeous centerpiece chandelier to the glittering backdrop, that dreamy feel is effortlessly achieved. They may have their eyes locked […]

Lauren Feddersen of Lauren Feddersen Photography {Creative Partner Spotlight}

Lauren Feddersen Photography


For today’s Creative Partner Spotlight, allow us to present Lauren Feddersen of Lauren Feddersen Photography and we are so excited to share her enthusiasm with you! Lauren’s passion for the wedding industry is infectious.  Tell us a bit about your professional background. What brought you to the event industry? I had always had a passion […]

Livermore Weddings: Selecting a Date with Weather in Mind

Livermore Weather for a Wedding


Here in Livermore, we’re fortunate to have beautiful weather all year long! This makes picking a wedding date that much easier. But as you choose your wedding date, you’ll want to be mindful of the seasons as it will influence every last detail of your planning.  After all, it’s crucial to incorporate every factor before […]

Casa Real Wedding | Nayeli and Scott

Nayeli and Scott


Casa Real always shows us a great time, but it’s extra fun when the couple is a blast with a wonderful sense of humor. We got to spend some time with the beautiful couple on their stunning wedding day, and we are definitely the lucky ones! This sweet couple radiated elegance and class throughout the […]

3 Types of Event Drapery Fabric

Sheer Drapery


Whether it’s a Pinterest mood board, a fave Instagram aesthetic, or an idea in your head, you have the look and feel of your wedding day nailed down. If you want to achieve a particular look and feel, you will want all the details right. A perfect wedding entails the right flowers, venue, colors, and […]

Venue Spotlight: Ruby Hill Golf Club


Ruby Hill Golf Club, located in Pleasanton, California, is ready to book your big day! Ruby Hill provides the perfect setup for any wedding style with a plethora of wonderful additions.  Their beautiful venue offers a variety of event spaces, including: The Clubhouse Ballroom: This stunning space features a grand staircase with a spacious ballroom […]

Wedding Planning Roundup: Helpful Resources

helpful wedding planning resources


Wedding planning shouldn’t be stressful! With a few tips, tricks, and support, the journey to the aisle can be fun, enjoyable, and stress-free. Lucky for you, we’ve done a little research for you! Here are some helpful resource to guide you along the way. Ten Wedding Things You May Hesitate Spending Money on (But Will […]

Must-visit Wineries in the Tri-Valley Region

Wente Vineyards in Livermore


The wineries in Livermore are a “must-experience” item for your list the next time you’re in the Tri-Valley area! Nestled in the heart of wine country, Livermore is home to many wonderful wineries and gorgeous views to enjoy.  If you’re in town for a wedding, these vineyards will turn your trip for the wedding into […]

Photo of the Month – Wooden Chandeliers


The perfect touches to your big day are in all the little details. However, these gorgeous chandeliers hardly feel like little details! Elegantly draped with wooden beads and encased with modern black iron, these stunning light fixtures fit so many beautiful styles.  This gorgeous photo is brought to life with the captivating floral arrangements done […]

Event Lighting Q&A


Lighting is critical to the success of your big day. You will want more than a few light switches controlling the look of your space, so it’s best to have a professional handle it! The last thing you want is to poor lighting reflecting in your pictures and videos of your big day after all […]

Jinger Leonard-Norton, The Flower House {Creative Partner Spotlight}

Creative Partner Jinger Lenoard-Norton


In this edition of the Creative Partner Spotlight, we’re thrilled to present The Flower House! We love interviewing local vendors and our friends at The Flower House are no different.  So without further ado, allow us to introduce you to the owner, Jinger Leonard-Norton!  Tell us a bit about your professional background. What brought you […]