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Julie & Aaron: An Interfaith Wedding in Santa Monica, CA

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Julie's bouquet was made up of deep burgundy calla lilies and dahlias, antique hydrangea, seeded eucalyptus, green coffee beans, chocolate cosmos, cymbidium orchids, and sunflowers.
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Julie walked down the aisle in a strapless, A-line gown adorned with beading and a bow at the high waist.
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Aaron sported a cool fiddlehead fern in his boutonniere.
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The bridesmaids wore halter-style cocktail-length dresses in chocolate-brown.
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While guests filtered out for a poolside cocktail hour, the ballroom of the Sheraton Delfina was transformed into a dramatic reception site. Tall curly willows, plates of pears, and arrangements of flowers similar to those found at the ceremony added to the earthy yet elegant feel of the celebration.
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Julie and Aaron's florist incorporated loads of natural, rich color into their decor, with dark burgundy calla lilies and dahlias, antique hydrangeas, brown curly ferns, chocolate cosmos, and green cymbidium orchids decorating the ballroom of the Sheraton Delfina.
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Low, lush arrangements of flowers similar to those found at the ceremony decorated some of the tables.
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The couple spent seven months planning their celebration, which centered around a chocolate brown and pear green color palette. “After we had chosen our colors, I was talking to my grandma about her wedding and she told me her colors: mocha brown and apple green,” says Julie. “Though I didn’t know it at the time, I essentially chose the same colors ...
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Guests found their tables using escort cards, which were attached to leafy branches.
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After dinner, the couple sliced into their wedding cake, a three-tiered chocolate, hazelnut, and lemon with raspberry confection.
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Julie & Aaron in Santa Monica, CA

Julie knew a proposal from her boyfriend Aaron was imminent. They’d talked about getting engaged and had even looked at rings together, but Julie had no idea when he’d pop the question. The Bride Julie Drews, 27, marketing associate The Groom Aaron Schneider, 30, software developer The Date September 16 Aaron chose a perfect proposal spot. One night, on what Julie thought was going to be a quiet evening at home, Aaron suggested they go for a drive. They ended up at a park up in the Santa Monica Mountains with spectacular views of the night sky, and the romantic atmosphere made Julie wonder if it was about to be “the night.” Sure enough, Aaron dropped to one knee.
- Susan Berryman
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