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{Press} Ego Magazine Wedding Feature

Sharon and Ernest’s boho beautiful wedding in Playa Tamarindo has been featured in Ego Magazine Issue 41. It is so nice to see our hard work in print!! For those of you living outside of Costa Rica, you can view the full feature by following this link: https://issuu.com/casagaleria/docs/ego_41 . Skip ahead to page 105 to see our featured wedding.

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{Real Wedding} Sharon and Ernest’s Boho Surfer Wedding

Sharon and Ernest are two hip surfers from Huntington Beach, California. They chose the North Pacific beach of Playa Tamarindo to host their group, not only because there are a bounty of quality waves, but also because they wanted to treat their guests to a luxurious adventure.

The wedding day details were out of hand (in a good way). Sharon loved everything boho-chic. Colorful carpets were paired with gold accents with an emphasis in beautiful layers of texture and floral blooms. Her wedding gown by Kite and Butterfly was absolutely flawlessly ornate yet breezy. The whole event just had an excellent vibe to it from our very first meeting to the big hug goodbye at the end of the night. We couldn’t be more proud to present you with the beautiful video from Sv3nska and photos from Costa Vida Photography.

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Floral and Event Design: Kirsten of Four Winds Weddings & Events

Event Rentals and Lighting: Eventos Artesanos

Photographer: Costa Vida Photography

Videography: Sv3nska

Make-Up: Maravilla Makeup

Groomsman Gift Ideas

We are constantly getting questions from our clients regarding what gifts to get for family, friends, bridesmaids and groomsmen. Through our research, we came across a great website (www.groovygroomsmengifts.com) that focuses exclusively on creative groomsmen gifts. Check out some of our favorites.

CAP CATCHER: Gives your guys get togethers at home a bar- like mood with an added vintage touch. They are all custom made so you can have them personalized to suit each of your groomsmen.

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TONGUE AND GROOVY ORGANIZER: stylish, simple and handy. Gives you just the right place to leave your keys, wallet, cellphone and watch. What every man needs when he walks in his house.

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GROOMSMEN GROUP CARICATURE: Original and fun. Caricatures of all groomsmen striking cool poses with a background of your choice. Just the kind of picture that a guy would choose for wall decoration.

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Make sure to check out their site for these and other awesome groomsman gift ideas.

 

Laura + Marcus | Vintage Tamarindo Wedding

Laura and Marcus are sweet couple who came to us looking for an intimate destination wedding inspired by Laura’s love for all things vintage. Each vase was hand picked by the bride over the months leading up to the wedding. She scoured all of the antique stores in NYC. Since Laura is an accomplished singer, we incorporated sheet music into the floral petal cones and she found these amazing antique trumpet candle holders. All and all, this event came together like a perfectly curated pinterest board. Costa Vida Photography was on site to capture every moment.

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Photography: Costa Vida Photography

Floral and Event Design: Kirsten of Four Winds

Event Rentals and Lighting: Eventos Artesanos

Julia and Jacob | Tamarindo Boho Wedding

Sometimes I meet a couple that so perfectly and effortlessly completes one another that it sends chills up my spine. Julia and Jacob were that couple and my team was so proud to be a part of their amazing day.

Here are some of our favorite photos from the day. A big thanks to my husband Jonathan of Costa Vida Photography for his work documenting all of the details of the day in addition to all of the emotions (which were in no short supply).

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Event Planning and Floral Design: Four Winds Weddings & Events

Photography: Costa Vida Photography

Event Rentals: Eventos Artesanos

Liza and Jairo | Nosara Wedding

Liza and Jairo met and fell in love on the beautiful beaches of Nosara, Costa Rica. Jairo and his family are natives of this area and Liza made frequent visits to her family home in the hills overlooking Playa Guiones and Playa Pelada. We helped them plan a rather large event (based on destination wedding standards) of 160 guests.

Prior to the wedding Liza and Jairo had their first look at Liza’s family home. The location couldn’t have been better as their property had a gorgeous tree house style deck. The view was incredible! The ceremony was hosted on Playa Pelada with the reception at a local restaurant. Following the ceremony, guests were asked to make a wish for the newlyweds and send off a sky lantern. After dinner, a proper dance party ensued until the early hours.

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Photographer: Costa Vida Photography

Event Rentals and Lighting: Eventos Artesanos