Email Us - Text Us - Call Us - (760) 731-9400

It’s The Morning Of Your Wedding, Now What!?

It’s The Morning Of Your Wedding, Now What!?

Your wedding day is finally here and thousands of emotions are going through you! Crazy right!? You have dreamt of this day since you have been a little girl. “Well, now what do I do?” You stop and think to yourself, “I am getting married! Where do I start first?” – you almost don’t know what to do with yourself. 

It is totally tempting to want to scream and shout in excitement but you also feel like crying hysterically. It may be overwhelming but believe me when I say, I have been in your shoes and it will all be okay. Girl, turn on some music and get ready for the best day ever! The next five things are important to you…why?, because it is YOUR WEDDING DAY!

Pauline Conway Photography
Screen Shot 2018 08 31 at 12.04.00 PM
The Life Pile

Skip The Coffee And Go For Water!
We all want to have our maid of honor show up with a Grande Iced Caramel Macchiato (or the coffee of your choice) from Starbucks while we get ready. Really? Who wants the bloating or the uneasiness caffeine may bring to an already nervous bride? Think about drinking plenty of water with a splash of fresh lemon first. The lemon will help reduce stress and improve your metabolism. Lemon water increases your mood and will give you the same caffeine fix that you are looking for. Try the lemon water first before you go for the coffee.

Text Your Spouse! 
You may have followed tradition and decided not to stay with your spouse the night before. This is the perfect time to send a love text before you see your future spouse later. It makes for getting ready easier and gives you a peace of mind. Look back on the messages you sent and remember the emotions that were running through your heart. You could say something cheesy but cute, “You know what makes this day perfect? Knowing I will always be there for you!”.

Pauline Conway Photography

Take Your Dress Out Of The Bag!
Here comes the fun part! Take out your gorgeous dress and let that baby breathe. You need time to let your dress air out so it is not wrinkled. This also makes for a stunning wedding shot of your perfect dress. Hang it on a door frame or on the hooks where you are getting ready. We want not only you looking perfect, but your dress as well!

No More Cellphones!
You just finished texting your future spouse, now turn your phone off! Let’s face it you are the bride! You don’t need to be bothered on the most important day of your life! You hand-picked your MOH/bridesmaids for a reason let them take care of everything you don’t need to.  When you turn your phone off, it keeps you from answering calls or texts but most importantly it allows you be present and in the moment. Don’t worry about your phone it will be there when you are finished with your day!

Take A Moment For Yourself!
With all the chaos and emotions running high during this time it is paramount that you take a moment to yourself. Look around and soak in all that’s going on today. You may have hair/makeup for your bridesmaids in one area, MOB or MOG getting ready, the beautiful scenery outside. Its these tiny moments that make a lifetime of memories. Just stop and realize that today is all about YOU & YOUR future spouse! Your life is just beginning, celebrate the love you two have for each other!

Pauline Conway Photography

Tour Mobile

When you come to visit us here at Los Willows for a private tour, we want you to ride in style while viewing the beautifully landscaped grounds in our customized Cadillac mobile, that seats 5 comfortably.  Also, our chauffeured Cadillac is an option offered to you during the grand exit to get you safely from the Pavilion to your get-a-way car.  Be sure to ask about it during your planning meeting with Julianne.


Los Willows Bar & Candle Package

During your first planning meeting with Julianne, she’ll go over many different items in your package, along with what type of bar you would like to have.  You can also meet with the mixologist to create any specialty drinks that you’d like to have at the bar and what best fits you and your guests.  From signature drinks, to what beers on tap, wine and soda.  Also we offer a gorgeous candle package at the bar as you’ll see in the pictures below, which really sets the classic romantic feel you might be going for, including the fireplace lounge area with white patio lighting.  You can also see in the last photo our white leather couches near the fireplace, those too are an upgrade and really completes the look.  If you’ve already met with Julianne and after seeing this blog, would like to add any of these items to your wedding decor, please give her a call she’d love to help put that together for you.

Photo’s taken by:  Shadowcatcher Imagery

Reception Pavilion

How big is our draped reception pavilion you ask?  It’s perfect for up to 250 guests.  It’s a 3,500 square foot permanent tent, with lavishly draped ceilings, retractable sides and worry free forced air heating for those chilly nights.  Los Willows’ pavilion is recognized as one of the most glamorous indoor event spaces anywhere!  You’ll just have to come see it to believe it…



Spring is Here!

The first ingredient in your Easter wedding has to be your venue.  Los Willows, in Fallbrook California is the perfect location for an Easter wedding. It has stunningly beautiful gardens filled with spring flowers and just the right balance of indoor and outdoor space.  Come see for yourself!