Retro Ranch Romance

“Nestled within Temecula Valley, The Retro Ranch created the perfect backdrop for this earthy intimate elopement. The private 10 acre estate provides endless areas throughout the property and hidden locations to capture unforgettable memories. The retro 1968 air-stream also provided a fun backdrop for the cake and dessert area.” Melissa Fe Chapman Photography

Melissa Fe Chapman, a champion of visual story telling, has brought to us this wonderful inspiration of a retro ranch styled wedding. “It is my passion to capture life being lived to the fullest, and unconditional love being expressed in front of my lens. Pictures are but a moment in the grand adventure of life, and it is my desire to create photos that showcase the beauty of life” _Chapman.

Hues of emerald green, sage, taupe, ivory and slate created a modern twist and was visually breathtaking. The inspiration added a little mystery and masculinity to this earthy intimate elopement.

Along with a beautiful head table presentation that included eucalyptus leaves, faux fur, moss and slate colored candle sticks to tie everything together.

The Sweet Apron designed a visually stunning geode cake that incorporated the color palette perfectly. The geode design continued with the delicious pastry spread of white chocolate covered Oreos, Madeline’s, cake pops, and marbled designed chocolate covered pretzels all provided by Vlocakepops.” Melissa Fe Chapman Photography

“For the ceremony, the venues natural pampas grass was a stunning backdrop along with an assortment of candles that lined the stairs of the red barn as they exchanged “I dos” gave a romantic edge while the subtle but detailed textures of the amazing macrame art made by Ox and Nag was the perfect ceremony piece along with some pieces throughout the reception and dessert station.” Melissa Fe Chapman Photography

Perfectly coordinated for the occasion, each Groom looked sharp as they wore emerald green and navy blue tuxedos paired with velvet bow ties to add some texture from Stitch and Tie and beautifully accented boutonnieres provided by Bloomies Creation.

“A hike to the wondrous and picturesque views along with a champagne toast to celebrate the occasion and their fur baby “fox” made for a perfect way to start the first day of the rest of their lives together” Melissa Fe Chapman Photography

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