We’re taking you behind-the-scenes of our Cover Model Finalist Photo Shoot “Sugar Rush” at Old Sugar Mill. Flowers, dresses, hair and makeup, jewelry…it’s all so beautiful and we wish we could live it all over again! We’re happy to share what it’s like to produce a photo shoot of this size, so take a peek at the video and scroll for more photos from this beautiful day!

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VENUE  //  Old Sugar Mill  |  oldsugarmillweddings.com  

PHOTOGRAPHER  //  James Young Photography  |  jamesyoungphotography.com

VIDEOGRAPHER  //  JB Wedding Photography  |  jbweddingphoto.com 

HAIR AND MAKEUP FOR CHRISTINA  //  All Dolled Up Beauty + Bridal  |  alldolleduphairandmakeup.com


Halo Salon & Day Spa |  halosalondayspa.com


Happily Beautiful Makeup Artistry & Skin Studio  |  happilybeautifulmakeup.com


Always Elegant Bridal & Tuxedo  |  alwayselegantbridal.net

The Bridal Box  |  thebridalbox.net  //  The Clothes Mine  |  theclothesmine.com

De La Rosa’s Bridal & Tuxedo  |  delarosasbridal.com

Diamond Bridal Gallery  |  diamondbridalgallery.com

Second Summer Bride  |  secondsummerbridesacramento.com

SPARKLE Bridal Couture  |  sparklebridalcouture.com

SHOES  //  DSW  |  dsw.com 


Adora by Simona  |  adorabysimona.com  //  Delicora  |  delicora.com

Erica Koesler  ericakoesler.com  //  Hair Comes the Bride  |  haircomesthebride.com

Macy’s  |  Moka Davis, My Stylist@Macy’s Roseville Galleria  |  macys.com/mystylist

My Trendy Trailer  |  mytrendytrailer.com  //   Olive + Piper  |  oliveandpiper.com

Satya Jewelry |  satyajewelry.com  //  Stella &  Dot  |  stelladot.com


Amour Florist & Bridal  |  amourmoments.com  //  Bella Bloom  |  bellabloomflowers.com

Bloem Decor  |  bloemdecor.com  //  The Bloom Lab  |  thebloomlab.com   

Curious Floral  |  curiousfloral.com //  Garden of Weedon Designs  |  gardenofweedon.com

Morningside Florist  |  morningsideflorist.com  //  The Party Concierge  |  partyconcierge.com

Placerville Flowers on Main  |  placervilleflowersonmain.com

Rodarte Floral Design  rodartefloraldesign.com

Strelitzia Flower Company  |  weddingsbystrelitzia.com

Visual Impact Design  |  visualimpact-design.com  //  Wild Flowers Design Group  |  wildflowersdesigngroup.com

Wholesale Flowers  //  Wholesale Flowers from FiftyFlowers.com  |  fiftyflowers.com



Cain Event Planning  |  caineventplanning.com

SET FLORAL DESIGNER  // Wild Flowers Design Group  |  wildflowersdesigngroup.com

with Wholesale Flowers from FiftyFlowers.com  |  fiftyflowers.com

SET CAKE DESIGNER  //  Go West Baking and Events  |  gowestbakingandevents.com

SET RENTALS  //  Blossom Farm Vintage Rentals  |  blossomfarmrentals.com

MOBILE BAR AND CURATED COCKTAILS  //  Salud! Mobile Bar saludmobilebar.com

Special thanks to our real bride models, Christina and Natalie, and all of the professionals who contributed to this feature!

See more from Sugar Rush by clicking here!

Blog post by Real Weddings Magazine’s Associate Editor Emily Peter.

Photos by James Young Photography / copyright Real Weddings Magazine.