An Elegant Outdoor Wedding in Santa Ynez, CA

The Bride Lacey Hermann, 29, an entrepreneur  The Groom Charlie Petersen, 30, a polo player and real estate manager The Date June 16  Everything about

The Bride Lacey Hermann, 29, an entrepreneur The Groom Charlie Petersen, 30, a polo player and real estate manager The Date June 16 Everything about Lacey and Charlie's rustic ranch wedding was intimate with a mix of outdoor elegance. The setting kept the day fresh and inviting, while décor elements like chandeliers added romance.

The tea-length programs featured the couple's oak tree motif at the top.
Rustic bark-like details wrapped each layer of the three-tiered white cake.
The outdoor reception was lit with chandeliers and well-placed candles, creating a romantic atmosphere.
Chandeliers
Simple cards were tied to mini horseshoes and then displayed in a box of wheatgrass.
The couple exchanged views with their favorite view as a backdrop.
Lacey carried a lush bunch of white roses, hydrangeas and wild oak leaves.
Ceremony and Reception Site: Folded Hills Ranch, Santa Ynez, CA  Photography: Ryan Phillips Photography  Videography: Santa Barbara Super 8 Films   Consultant: Tamara Jensen/I.D.O. Events Inc.  Gown: Carolina Herrera, West Hollywood, CA   Hair: Cindy Guglielmo/Studio S Salon Makeup: Shannon Jordan/Flirt Makeup  Wedding Rings: Bride: family heirloom; Groom: Daniel Gibbings  Jewelry: Bracelet: Sheryl Lowe Designs  Invitations: Design: the couple; Printing: Kathleen Cooper Fine Papers  Escort and Menu Cards, and Programs: Janice Blair - Illustrator   Flowers: Mindy Rice Floral and Event Design  Rentals: Lighting, sound: SMI Concepts INc.; Linens: La Tavola; Tableware, chairs: Classic Party Rentals  Cake: Montecito Confections Catering: Miranda & Associates  Music: Ceremony: Haddon Pereira; Cocktail hour: Steve Woods; Reception: Entourage/de Bois Entertainment Transportation:  Santa Barbara Airbus; AITS Registries: Pottery Barn; Williams-Sonoma
After months of indecision, Lacey tried on this dress and knew it was the one. The lace-wrapped bodice and black ribbon peeking through the material made it a perfect fit for the day's ranch-chic vibe.
Pea Hors d'Oeuvre
All You Need is Love First Dance
Lacey wanted everyone (including Charlie) to feel comfortable in their outfits. Taking her up on it, the groom opted for a dressed-down look with jeans, a white shirt and a blazer.
A fixture on the ranch already, the outdoor lounge was a perfect rest area for the couple's guests.
Low Updo
Decorative mercury-glass vases and candelabras topped reception tables.
Table Numbers
Macarons
Guests took mint julep cups filled with white rose petals and tossed them at the couple as they exited the ceremony space.
Originally, Lacey and Charlie wanted to marry under this giant oak on the property. Ultimately, they decided it would be an amazing reception spot; perfectly placed white and green flowers set the scene.