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Milou + Olin Photography teamed up with Creative Flow Co. to produce a bold and bright palette of wine hues in honor of Pantone's Color of the Year—marsala.

Scroll through to see how they staged this styled shoot at Panoramic Hills in California.

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"Having a completely brick structure and hidden pathways graced with walls of greenery, this venue screamed mystery," Cynthia West of Creative Flow Co. said. "We love the story of the majestic secret garden, which is why we took an outside-the-box approach when bringing this amazing vision to life."

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The table was set with matching gold dinnerware, flatware, and glassware illuminated by mercury glass votive candles.

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"We combined different textures like slate, velvet, and silk to help accentuate the moody and dark feel," she said.

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Signature black bison martinis were served during cocktail hour.

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Forever Heyday designed the paper goods with all the particulars in mind like motifs.

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The edgy bride wore a Tara LaTour two-piece wedding gown featuring a fringe crop top and satin skirt.

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She wore her hair down in stunning (not to mention natural!) curls.

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The bride carried a bouquet of peonies, ranunculus, astilbe, and viburnum berries.

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The dessert display was nestled in a nook of the enchanting estate.

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A three-tiered fondant-frosted cake simply sparkled.

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In addition, there was an assortment of other tasty treats such as cheesecake parfaits drenched in caramel. "The kind that makes you all warm and fuzzy inside," Cynthia West of Creative Flow Co. said.

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. . . and chocolate cake sundaes topped with pomegranates.

Vendors


Venue: Panoramic Hills | Event Designer: Creative Flow Co. | Model: Mallory Lee | Bride's Gown: Tara LaTour from Kinsley James Couture Bridal | Hair and Makeup Artist: Cimberly D. Artistry | Invitations: Forever Heyday | Floral Designer: Tango and Foxtrot | Rentals: Standard Party Rentals | Lighting: Event Magic | Linens: Napa Valley Linens | Cake: Pretty Please Bakeshop | Desserts: Lovely and Sweet Events