Jessica + Mike | July 23, 2011
It’s no secret that I might be the biggest Pearl Jam fan ever. While my alternative music tastes were first developed in the 80s when my older siblings were listening to music like The Cure, Depeche Mode, and The Smiths, I really discovered the sound of my heart in the 90’s independent music movement, or grunge. Through the years I have always been attracted to music that embodies this same sentiment and escape from conformity.
Music is a huge part of the inspiration that goes into our films and it is for this reason we often find deep connections with our clients. When I first started talking to Jess about their upcoming wedding we talked about music. It was at that time that I not only found out Mike was a huge PJ fan too but that they even had a cat named “Vedder!” From that moment, I could not only tell that this was a wedding I wanted to film but people I wanted to get to know better.
Jess + Mike are so sweet and you can tell by their amazing and sentimental vows that their love runs deep. They are a couple with love for life, humor, music, and family & friends. We are so lucky to meet such awesome couples in our work. We hope you enjoy this handmade film of this handmade wedding!
This wedding was labor of love for Jessica, who designed and integrated many handmade touches throughout the day. They incorporated the talents of their friends to also contribute to this wonderful occasion such as the adorable CD favors and wood signs. The gorgeous Californian wine country made for a beautiful backdrop for Jess and Mike’s wedding with the ceremony and reception perched high above Sonoma Valley with a view for miles at Viansa Winery.
We also were lucky enough to meet the dynamic duo photography team that is Jason & Anna. The husband and wife team flew in from Arizona for Jess & Mike’s big day and I can see why. They captured the beautiful essence of the day perfectly. Check out even more of Jess & Mike’s gorgeous images at their blog.
Jess + Mike’s wedding recipe:
LoveSpun Films | Jason & Anna Photography | Viansa Winery | Day of Planner: Brooke Altman with Viansa | Polly Ann Bakery | Sage Catering | Delightful Ink | Michael Daigian Design | Hair and Makeup- Aimee Garcia | Additional Makeup: Gavi Pena | DJ: Noel | Ceremony Musician: Danny Dardon | Flower girl Tutu, CD’s, wood signs: Brittany Simon
Music licenses provided by:
Song Freedom “All I Want” Instrumental by Tyrone & Elina
The Music Bed “Honey” by Us & Our Daughters
Thanks for watching!!!