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Blue, white, and yellow nautical bouquetOne of the best ways to narrow down a theme for your wedding day is to think about what the two of you enjoy doing together.  It could be travel, biking, watching classic movies or, as this couple chose, sailing.  Wendy and Dale love to go sailing together, so they decided to have a nautical wedding day with a navy blue, white, and yellow color palette and lots of fun ship-themed details.  They chose the gorgeous brick patio at Old Town’s Firehouse Restaurant for their ceremony and reception, and decorated it with navy blue linens, napkins tied with seashells, and floral pieces designed by Garden of Weedon‘s Suzanne O’Brien.  A gorgeous navy blue and white cake was provided by Freeport Bakery, and Jenn Bartell Photography and Design was on hand to document the day.  It turned out to be a chic, sophisticated event that truly reflected this couple’s personality and style.

Wendy and Dale’s day began with one of the most unique pre-ceremony “reveals” we have ever seen.  On a dock on the riverfront, Wendy waited patiently with her back turned to the water as Dale arrived in a boat and walked up the ramp to meet her.  What a unique idea and what a beautiful result!

Reveal on river dockBride and groom on river dockBride and groom portraitFollowing their reveal, Bride and Groom walked around downtown Sacramento while Jenn Bartell snapped tons of lovely photos.  Meanwhile, Catrina Maria Designs was back at the Firehouse, working with restaurant staff and florist Suzanne O’Brien to prepare everything for their arrival.  Let’s see what the rest of their wedding day looked like…

Brick ceremony site with candelabraCeremony with rose petals in aisleBlue and white nautical table settingNautical table, cute place settingsYellow napkin with seashell detailNavy blue and white nautical cakeNautical table, candles, blue and white flowers, table nameShip themed table nameCandles, sand, and seashells

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There are a lot of new tCatrina Maria Designs Logohings happening here at Catrina Maria Designs.  We just opened up our new space with Garden of Weedon and Jenn  Bartell, we nixed the name Arcularius Events in favor of something slightly easier to pronounce and remember, and we just completed our shiny new website!  Whew, we’ve been busy!  We are just lovin’ our new site and we hope you do too – there are lots of galleries to check out and information on “Green with Envy, “ our new focus on green wedding planning.  So, take a look at our new site and let us know if you think it’s as fabulous as we do!

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We had such a great time at the grand opening parties for our new studio space in downtown Sacramento!  We celebrated on Thursday night and on Second Saturday with great food from Tres Hermanas (get it? tres hermanas…three sisters), delicious homemade sangria, and lots of fabulous company!!  We were so happy that so many people came to check out our new space and celebrate with us – check out all of our photos from the events below.

Our new space!
Catrina Maria Designs magazine features
Catrina Maria Designs table with Garden of Weedon floral design

Yet another incarnation of the glass-topped table

Florals by Garden of Weedon Floral Design
Jenn Bartell Photography and Catrina Maria Designs Logos

Garden of Weedon Logo

Catrina of Catrina Maria Designs and 2Chic Events
Catrina and the lovely ladies of 2Chic Events
Jenn Bartell PhotographyChandelier at Catrina Maria Designs studio
Lounge space at Catrina Maria Designs studio
Three-sister team of Catrina Maria Designs
The three sisters – Mairead, Catrina, and Marianna
Thank you to everyone who came out to support us, we can’t wait to really begin using this fantastic space!

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This Thursday the three sisters here at Arcularius Events will be busy celebrating the grand opening of our new studio space in downtown Sacramento.  We’re sharing the space with Garden of Weedon Boutique Floral Design and Instruction and Jenn Bartell Photography and Design, which means our new space will practically be wedding planning heaven!  Moreover, Arcularius Events is undergoing a name change and will soon become Catrina Maria Event Planning & Design.  What better way to celebrate a new space and a new name than with a party?  The studio is at 2418 K Street in Sacramento, so feel free to stop by anytime between 5 and 10 PM to check out our new digs.  For those who can’t make it on Thursday our doors will be open for Second Saturday as well…that means there’s no excuse not to come!!

We hope to see you all there!!!
-Catrina, Marianna, and Mairead

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