Here is a sweet love story we are excited to share. It’s about a San Francisco girl that traveled the world, only to meet her love, a Peruvian, back where she started from.

The story happened in Oakland. Hillary was Luis’s client. Quit frequently, a very stressed out Hillary would run to the print shop where Luis worked at with last minute orders. A very gracious Luis would complete these rush jobs with a smile, thus helping Hillary calm down and leave with a smile. After a few months of this, Luis asked Hillary out so they can get to know each other better. The dinner date lead to many more dates, where they realized they found true love & realized they are soul mates.

Family and friends from California, Wyoming, Virginia and as far as Peru came to celebrate this wonderful couple. Their ceremony was at the St. Rose Catholic Church in Santa Rosa with a bilingual ceremony in English and Spanish. Their beautiful reception was at Tra Vigne in St. Helena. The decor was cute and the food was divine! The reception ended with many wonderful dances, with everyone showing us their passion for dancing and hardcore salsa skills.

La manera de la cual se iluminan sus rostros al mirarse el uno al otro, es simplemente maravillosa. Con cada movimiento y cada toque que se dan, irradian la felicidad que sienten al estar juntos. Gracias por permitirnos ser parte de este día y poder documentar tan bellos momentos. ¡Muchísimas felicidades!
Ahora, relájense y disfruten de toda la alegría que llenará cada una de sus vidas al haberlas unido.

Much love,
Tammy, Mark and little Maddy

Getting ready: Napa Embassy Suites
Ceremony: St. Rose Catholic Church
Reception: Tra Vigne
Makeup: Leilani Miladi
Hair: Chelsea Lamay
Wedding Coordinator: Cherish Teters
Flowers: Gindgerleaf Floral
Harpist: Susan Weinstein
DJ: Fog City Entertainment
Cake: Two for Two Cakes

This past weekend Melissa and Luis had a beautiful outdoor wedding and reception at Tra Vigne in St. Helena. They are very thoughtful and kind – they even provided shuttle service to/from the hotel to their reception for out of town guests! No wonder their friends and family had nothing but nice things to say about them during the toasts.

After a very touching ceremony, guests enjoyed delicious food under the trees and lights in the courtyard. Did we mention how good the food was? But the best part was the live band Melissa and Luis had brought in. The music was awesome and the party was tons of fun. We never truly realized how we love 80s music. :)

Melissa and Luis – thank you so much for allowing us to be part of your amazing day. We wish you a life time of happiness together!