We expected snow on our Let It Snow styled shoot, but not snowfall. Fortunately, our talented vendors rolled with what Mother Nature threw at us and created this gorgeous winter-inspired photo shoot.

Read on to see how they handled the weather, and to see even more details from this shoot!

Produced by Sandy Stringer—Strings & Champagne Events, Brandon Bowman—Morningside Florist, Emily Peter and Wendy Sipple—Real Weddings Magazine.


VENUE   PJ’s at Gray’s Crossing / Tahoe Mountain Club  |  530-550-5094  |  tahoemountainclub.com

PHOTOGRAPHER   Leilani Paular Photography  |  916-541-8191  |  leilanipaular.com

With Additional Images Provided by  Justin Buettner Wedding Photography  |  916-220-0159  |  jbweddingphoto.com

DESIGN, STYLING, COORDINATION AND SELECT DECOR   Strings & Champagne Events  |  916-397-9346  |  strings-champagne.com

STYLING AND FLORAL DESIGN  Morningside Florist  |  916-635-9891   |   morningsideflorist.com

CAKES AND DESSERTS    Something Sweet Bakery  |  209-745-9000   |   somethingsweetgalt.com

HAIR AND MAKEUP  Lisa Harter Hair and Makeup Artist  |  Lisa Harter, Hair and Makeup  |  Rachel Baldwin, Beauty Assistant  |  530-559-7292  |  lisamharter.com

KIMBERLY’S GOWNS  Sparkle Bridal Couture  |  916-538-6615  |  sparklebridalcouture.com

PENDELTON PLAID SHIRT   The Clothes Mine  |  209-267-0417  |  theclothesmine.com

JEWELRY  Macy’s  |  macys.com  |  Arden Fair Mall  |  916-925-2845  |  Downtown Plaza  |  916-444-3333  |  Sunrise Mall  |  916-962-3333  |  Westfield Galleria at Roseville  |  916-771-3333

JEWELRY  Style Avenue Studios  |  916-812-1114  |  styleavenuestudios.com

PAPERIE  Paper n Peonies   |  903-780-7772  |  etsy.com/shop/papernpeonies

FLATWARE, GLASSWARE, CHAIRS, ADIRONDECK CHAIRS AND LINENS  Camelot Party Rentals  |  775-355-9004  |  camelotpartyrentals.com

LOUNGE TABLES AND SELECT DECOR  Botanica Specialty Rentals  |  916-673-8650  |  botanicaevents.com


VIDEOGRAPHER   Justin Buettner Wedding Photography  |  916-220-0159  |  jbweddingphoto.com


Special thanks to our real bride model, Kimberly, and all of the professionals who contributed to this feature!

Tune back in for more from the “Let it Snow” photo shoot blog series!

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

Photos by Leilani Paular Photography with additional images provided by Justin Buettner Wedding Photography / copyright Real Weddings Magazine.

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