Real Wedding: Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, CA Chris & Jessica

Real Wedding: Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, CA Chris & Jessica

Chris and Jessica gathered their family and friends from all around the world to join them for their big day. C + J live in Qatar and hired Michelle Isabel & Co because they both come from different backgrounds and found it hard to accomplish the never ending wedding tasks that seem to pile up.

Real Wedding: Museum of Art Wedding in Long Beach, CA Danielle & Brendan

Real Wedding: Museum of Art Wedding in Long Beach, CA Danielle & Brendan

Danielle and Brendan dreamed of having a laid back backyard-vibe wedding. While their venue was far from being a backyard, the Long Beach Museum of Art had a large lawn and an ocean view patio perfect for their intimate celebration. Their family traveled from all over but mostly from New York as they're California transplants.

Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Wedding Ceremony Ideas

In the midst of all the planning, have you given thought to that moment when you say I do? One of your wedding planning tasks should be to review wedding ceremony ideas and traditions. My bride, Steph was interested in her options for ceremony styles, which is why I'd like to dedicate this post to her.

Choosing Your Wedding Planner and Coordinator

Hiring your wedding planner is a very personal decision. Of all your vendors we spend the most time together and the most time on your wedding so it's important that we get along. We also carry the biggest responsibility on your wedding day as

5 Creative Wedding Professionals You Didn’t Know Existed

But will totally take your wedding to the next level of awesomeness for a totally YOU-nique wedding.

ONE: @TheFotoBoothBus - Photo booths are so FUN plus they double as memorable favors for your guests. The Foto Booth Bus literally puts a spin on the modern photo booth. Check it out at http://www.thefotoboothbus.com/ 

TWO: @FloralyLinda - Artisan flower preservation to preserve your wedding memories foreva! You'll never have to let go of your wedding day bouquet. http://www.flora-ly.com/

THREE: @EventPainter - Turn your moment into a masterpiece with this mind blowing LIVE event painter. You guys, c’mon, I just can’t...this has to be one of my all time fave ideas.  http://www.laurajanestudio.com/

FOUR: @KnotandBow - Confetti balloons were made for the ULTIMATE honeymoon send off. A party cannot be complete without a confetti party http://www.knotandbow.com/blog

FIVE: @SilkandWillow -  Because I am all about personal details and special touches, plant dyed silk ribbons are the perfect pairing for your gorgeous bouquet.  http://www.silkandwillow.com/

Inspiration: The Villa San Juan Capistrano, CA

As a planner, one of my favorite venues in Orange County, Ca is The Villa wedding venue in San Juan Capistrano. It has the quaintest home, the most intimate courtyard and amazing service. It was made for an intimate celebration and a crowd with a sophisticated palette for good food. It's nestled in the quaintest little area near The Mission San Juan Capistrano. 

The Wedding Day-of Coordinator Doesn't Exist

Imagine as the couple that you’ve been planning for 14 months, making calls, attending meetings and finalizing all the details of your wedding with your vendors. Meetings, calls, emails and contracts with your wedding team wouldn’t be necessary if it were easy-peasy lemon squeezy.

Thanksgiving from Michelle Isabel & Co

This year has been so crazy for me. Wedding planning sounds like a lot of fun but trust me, it can be a dirty job 85% of the time. However, for my couples whom I love with all my heart, I’d gladly do it over and over again. I’m so thankful to my clients for believing in me and my business and trusting me to act...

A Day in your Life with a Wedding Planner

Let’s think about your day for moment so you can see what all those meetings culminate to. I’ll most likely arrive around 10 am to greet your vendors on your wedding day. Unlike other vendors I only book one event a day: yours. Let’s take the rental company, the florist and your baker for example. Rental...