Kaella Lynn Events - Event Planning and Design

wedding and event planning boutique based in San Francisco, combining
artistic design with meticulous planning to produce unforgettable experiences.

Featured On Style Me Pretty: An Ethereal Wedding at Gundlach Bundschu Winery

We are delighted to announce our beloved clients, Alice and Matthias’ ethereal wine country wedding has been published on Style Me Pretty today! Alice and Matthias share a love for traveling and eating the best food this world has to offer. For their wedding, many guests had traveled from as far as Germany and China, so it was especially important that I created a night both they and their guests would cherish. The couple chose Gundlach Bundschu right away for its German roots, great wine, and beautiful setting. After getting to know the couple’s appreciation for clean lines and light, neutral colors, I created concepts that added some textured and natural accents to keep the design cohesive with the winery. We incorporated shade for the hot Summer day, but also kept the feel open and airy to achieve the ethereal vibe befitted the desired aesthetic. Scroll down for the full list of vendors who came together to bring our combined vision to life.

Here are a few of my favorite photos by Gavin Farrington Photography from the big day, but be sure to click through to Style Me Pretty for the full feature and even more details of how this wedding came to be! 

 

Photographer: Gavin Farrington | Designer + Planner: Kaella Lynn Events | Florist: Soulflower Designs | Paper: Aerialist Press | Calligraphy: Brown Fox Calligraphy| Rentals: Encore Event Rentals | Tent/Lighting: Bright Rentals (http://brightrentals.com/) | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen | DJ: Truthlive | Hair and Makeup: Elizabeth Chang of Skyla Art Beauty | Caterer: Ramekins | Venue: Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Indivisible: The Wedding Give Back Project Benefitting the ACLU

We invite you to be married, celebrate your union, and support civil and equal rights in the process. This is a completely not for profit offering. Read on for details!

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As individuals, creatives and business owners in the wedding industry, we believe in celebrating love in ALL its many forms. We know that everyone has their own unique love story that speaks to their personal journey and there are many who may have had to face adversity along the way. Love is the common thread that binds us all together. Love sees beyond our differences. 

We have been inspired to help tell those diverse and perhaps less represented love stories. We want to share and celebrate YOUR unique story and also give back in the process. We’ve teamed up with an amazing group of top wedding industry professionals to offer a luxury Elopement Wedding Experience valued at over $15,000 at an exclusive discounted rate of $6,000, with  100% of the proceeds  to be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union.

To enter, submit your unique and diverse love story to info@kaellalynnevents.com with the subject line, “Indivisible Elopement Submission” by Monday April 3rd.

The selected couple will be announced the following week.

Showcase collaboration of Kaella Lynn Events, Amanda Vidmar Designs, La Tavola Linen, Frances Lane

The luxury elopement package will include:

A morning ceremony at San Francisco city hall, followed by a beautifully curated celebration with up to 8 guests at a nearby location.

Hair and Makeup by Skyla Arts Beauty

Personal flowers for the couple along with flowers for the table setting by Amanda Vidmar Design

A Champagne toast

Cake by Pretty Please Bakeshop

Light bites provided by Culinary Eye Catering

Signage and wedding announcements by Aerialist Press

Linens by La Tavola Linen

Furniture by One True Love Vintage

Tabletop rentals by Frances Lane

Designed and coordinated by Kaella Lynn Events

Photographed by Hannah Suh Photography (3 hours of coverage, high resolution digital files, online gallery and a $200 print credit)

Normally valued at over $15,000 we will be offering this exclusive package to one lucky couple for $6,000 with all proceeds going to the ACLU.

City Hall wedding captured by Hannah Suh Photography

 

Rules and Guidelines: Wedding must take place on a weekday in 2017. Payment is due 2 weeks before your event. The event is limited to 10 total guests. The City Hall ceremony takes place in the morning with the reception following. The couple’s story will be used as inspiration for the design and Kaella Lynn Events will provide creative direction for decor details, including table design, cake, paper goods and flowers for the event. The vendors listed must be used for the event. Package includes two meetings. One initial planning meeting and one final meeting closer to event date. 

 

xo

Kaella Lynn

Featured on Carats & Cake: Erin & Tony’s San Francisco Urban Garden Wedding

San Francisco Urban Garden Wedding | Event Planning: Kaella Lynn Events Photography: Melanue Duerkopp Photography

Excited to share this wedding with you all! Featured today on Carats & Cake is Erin and Tony’s Urban Garden inspired wedding shot by Melanie Deurkopp. Here is their love story:

A girl walks into a bar… That is exactly how this story begins. After a professional dancing career in NYC, Erin moved to SF where her sister was living. Soon after she walked into the bar where Tony was bartending. Just one date later and the two were inseparable. Erin and Tony both come from tight-knit families, so it is no surprise that their biggest priority was that their wedding feel intimate and welcoming. A ceremony at the Swedenborgian Church and reception at the eclectic Firehouse 8 created the perfect settings to create this intimate affair and highlighted San Francisco, the place they both consider home. Flowers were another important element in setting the tone for their wedding. Our goal was to create a secret garden feel amidst the urban setting. La Fleuriste grouped potted herbs, daffodils, crimson and peach blooms and lush greens flowing from cement urns to create an organic, garden ambience. Copper accents, detailed chargers and long sequin gowns set the tone for a formal event, while farm tables and bistro chairs created a relaxed setting to make sure the ambience was still warm and inviting. The result was exactly what Erin and Tony had hoped – a wedding that felt authentic to both of them, warm and inviting with lots of dancing! And for the perfect ending to their wedding celebration, the couple hosted an after party at Aventine, the very bar where they first met. 

Head over to the full feature on Carats & Cake for more details direct from the bride herself. Below are my personal faves and the full vendor list. 

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Photographer: Melanie Duerkopp Photography| Ceremony Venue: Swedenborgian Church | Reception: Firehouse 8 | Caterer: LRE Catering | Wedding Planner and Designer: Kaella of Kaella Lynn Events | Florist: La Fleuriste | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen | Paper Goods & Calligraphy: Brown Fox Calligraphy | DJ: DJ Vadim| Cake: Pretty Please | Hair and Makeup: Triple Twist | Bridesmaid dresses: Adrianna Papell | Rentals: Bright Rentals

Featured on Grey Likes Weddings: Kate & Brian

Kaella Lynn EventsI am thrilled to announce that Kate and Brian’s California ranch themed wedding is featured on Grey Likes Weddings today! This couple, with their hobbies, passions and family backgrounds, truly provided so much inspiration for my creative heart. And I am so grateful they trusted me throughout the process. Head over to Grey Likes for exactly what I found so inspiring about Kate and Brian, and don’t miss the full feature of gorgeous images by Edyta Szyszlo Photography.

This wedding wouldn’t be what is was without the amazing vendors who worked against the odds to make this day perfect for Kate and Brian. Scroll below to see the list of rock star vendors who made it happen.

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Brian is a 7th generation Californian and was often referred to as a “Modern Cowboy” during our discussions. Kate family’s Greek and Italian culture had a great influence on her as does her love of literature. They met through their love of horses and riding together in the California outdoors is huge part of their relationship. This rancher and horse riding life lead the core inspiration behind the design, which you see not only in the overall vibe, but specifically in the paper goods, julep cups, horse shoes (which came from Kate and Brian’s own barn), vintage trophy. Kate’s heritage was represented in the olive branches, pops of colorful flowers by Huckleberry Karen Designs and delicious menu by Culinary Eye Catering. Not to mention the table names that were drawn from quotes by her favorite authors. The outdoor setting at the gorgeous Thomas Fogarty Winery, crisp white linens and farmhouse furnishings had a very whimsical and Californian vibe.

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Photographer: Edyta Szyszlo Photography | Venue: Thomas Fogarty Winery | Caterer: Culinary Eye Catering | Wedding Planner and Designer: Kaella of Kaella Lynn Events | Florist: Huckleberry Karen Designs | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen | Candles: Theoni Collection | Menu holders and guesbook: BHLDN | DJ: Calibur DJs | Lanterns: Got Light | Paper goods: Aerialist Press | Cake: A Spoonful of Sugar Cakes | Hair and Makeup: Skyla Arts Beauty | Bridesmaid dresses: Joanna August

Featured on Grey Likes Weddings: Asal and Hamed’s Legion of Honor Wedding

Kaella Wilson Favorites-0059Thrilled to see Asal and Hamed’s romantic, soulful Legion of Honor wedding featured on Grey Likes Weddings today! How I came to work with this couple was true happenstance. A week before jet setting to London, I received an inquiry from Asal and Hamed who lived there, but wanted to be married in the Bay Area. It was quite the serendipitous that we were able to meet in person the following week!

In order to create truly unique weddings, I draw inspiration for each wedding directly from the client – their experiences together, heritage, passions, interests and so on. This wedding is a great example of how to add personalized touches to your wedding. Read on to find out some of the personal details that made this wedding truly unique. And don’t miss the full feature on Grey Likes or the list of vendors below who came together to make it a success.Legion of Honor Wedding by Kaella Lynn Events // Photo by Jake and Necia Photography The groom’s custom suite. Fitted to perfection.Kaella Wilson Favorites-0017View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 A custom bridal gown – simply elegant.

View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 Kaella Wilson Favorites-0027View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015A Persian runner flown in by the Bride’s parents made for the perfect aisle decor.View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015Hamed, a skilled pianist, played his bride down the aisle to a song he wrote after getting engaged. Talk about romantic!   Kaella Wilson Favorites-0038 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015Instead of flower bouquets, the bridesmaids each carried traditional elements of the Sofreh, which is the traditional Persian ceremony spread. Another way we were able to incorporate a bit from their cultures in to the wedding.   View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 Kaella Wilson Favorites-0047 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 We paid tribute to Asal and Hamed’s pet bunny with these darling table number holders. Kaella Wilson Favorites-0101 View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015Asal and Hamed found these pop-up cards in a Singapore market. They ran around gathering enough of them to use for their invitations and Brown Fox Calligraphy created custom stamps to imprint them.

View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015Wedding Planning by Kaella Lynn Events // Photography by Jake and Necia PhotographyDrawing from one of their favorite dates, we had gospel singers surprise guests with a show during dinner. Kaella Wilson Favorites-0074View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015 The Persian knife dance kicked off the dancing portion of the evening.  View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015The wedding party surprised our couple with a flash mob dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller – rumored to be an inside joke. Kaella Wilson Favorites-0142View More: http://jakeandnecia.pass.us/hamed--asal-2015

Venue: Legion of Honor | Photogapher: Jake and Necia Photography | Wedding Planner and Designer: Kaella of Kaella Lynn Events | Caterer: Betty Zlatchin Catering | Day of Coordination: Kate Siegel | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen
| Rentals: Classic Party Rentals and Designer 8 | Lighting: Got Light | Specialty Glassware: France Lane | DJ: Denon & Doyle Entertainment | Piano and Gospel Singers: Entire Productions | Videographer: JMarc Media | Florist: Mandy Scott Flowers | Makeup and Hair: Melissa Hoffman Beauty | Invitations and signage: Brown Fox Calligraphy