Erin got a hold of me after the Bridal Expo, so my partner at the time and I set up a consultation to grab coffee with her and her finance which happened to be on Valentine’s Day. Erin showed up with a mason jar full of chocolates…needless to say we became fast friends! Erin and Izzy were in the beginning stages of their planning process but had already secured The Victorian in Santa Monica. Living in Venice I had passed by this place many times as well as frequented the Basement, which is the bar…in the basement.
This venue is beautiful and rustic with a hint of whimsy. Right on Main Street in Santa Monica, the old house has a romantic courtyard, where their ceremony was held, intimate dinning area on the first floor and beautiful roof top and upstairs library for dancing. Erin warned us she was a girly girl and wanted flowers everywhere in blush and pinks. We knew we had the perfect florist, Sarah Coplen of Truly Fancy and she did not disappoint! As Erin and Izzy booked their other vendors we knew it was important to bring them to the space prior to the big day to ensure they had a plan to navigate the three different spaces where the events were taking place.
After months of planning and putting the pieces together it was time for Erin and Izzy to get married. The weather was perfect, the venue was dripping in peonies and roses, and the little details such as the ribbon wrapped menus and table names referencing Izzy’s profession in the MLB industry; were such extensions of the couple that brought a sense of unity to the space. The night was magical and before we knew it had come to an end.