An Under The Sea Reception With A 16-Foot Dessert Bar!

by Jamie Miles
Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Here's a wedding theme we hadn't heard of before… a modern under-the-sea zen-themed wedding! Wed 100 expert and wedding planner Vanessa Van Wieren of Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations and her incredible team transformed the Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California into a living aquarium with coral linens, shell table numbers, lucite trays, origami cranes and even a dessert bar complete with 16-feet(!) worth of aquatic-inspired sweets and five custom wedding cakes from Sweet and Saucy Shop. Check it out…

Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Samuel Lippke / Featured: The Knot Blog

Amazing right? All of the pros from this wedding listed right here!

Photography: Samuel Lippke Studios | Wedding Venue: Scripps Forum, La Jolla, CA | Event Design, Planning & Stationery: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations, Del Mar, CA | Floral Design: Isari Flower Studio, Solana Beach, CA | Catering: Urban Kitchen Catering | Furniture & Production: Hire Elegance | Draping, Lighting & Chuppah Production: Your Bash! | Furniture & Decor Rentals: Revelry Event Design | Tabletop Rentals: Classic Party Rentals & Casa de Perrin | Calligraphy: Kathryn Murray | Desserts: Sweet & Saucy Shop, The Cravory, Sweet Lucies, Images Printed on Chocolate, Cappuccino on Call | Entertainment: Elan Artists & Freeze Frame | Dress & Bridesmaids: Monique Lhuillier | Beauty: Fiore Beauty

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