A New Leaf: Jean & Michael In Napa Valley, CA

For their September wedding, Jean Kim and Michael Choi, who met while working for an accounting firm, wanted to forget their serious job personas and get in touch with the fun-loving side of their personalities.

A program rests in the arms of a resident statue. The leafy theme of the wedding décor was echoed in a green and brown ti leaf motif on all the wedding stationery.  
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For their September wedding, Jean Kim and Michael Choi, who met while working for an accounting firm, wanted to forget their serious job personas and get in touch with the fun-loving side of their personalities. "We were going for elegant, colorful, playful and romantic," says Jean. To pull it all together, the couple hired Joyce Scardina Becker of Events of Distinction, based in San Francisco.  
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Guests sipped green lemonade, then headed for their seats to await the ceremony's start.  
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A flower girl peers from beneath a pretty parasol. On the big day, a hundred guests gathered in the courtyard area of Beaulieu Garden, a private residence in Rutherford, CA, lush with trees, flowers and European-style fountains.  
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The bride's bouquet was a mix of peach calla lilies, pink roses, fiddlehead ferns, scabiosa pods and more, by Branch Out Floral and Event Design in San Francisco.  
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As the wedding party began the march down the aisle, a string quartet played selections from some of the couple's favorite operas. Escorted by her mother, Jean made her entrance; halfway to the altar, she met her father and finished the walk with him.  
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The wedding party is all smiles!

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For favors, guests were given pyramid-shaped tea bags.
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Leaf-shaped escort cards hang above a collection of bamboo, moss, and rocks.
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