Putting on the Ritz: Jessica & Amir in Half Moon Bay, CA

After a romantic sunset proposal in Hawaii, Jessica Vawter began to plan the wedding of her dreams. She and her fiancé, Amir Amirfar, chose the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay, California, where they held their ceremony on the seaside bluffs.

Biggest splurges: The location, floral arrangements, and bouquets. Biggest savings: Cutting the guest list from 150 to 70. 
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After a romantic sunset proposal in Hawaii, Jessica Vawter began to plan the wedding of her dreams. She and her fiancé, Amir Amirfar, chose the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay, California, where they held their ceremony on the seaside bluffs.

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Flowers in hues of green and purple decorate whimsical lanterns along the aisle.
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The wedding party included five bridesmaids, five groomsmen, a flower girl, and a ring bearer. 
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The bride's bouquet included white feather tulips with hand-carved wooden peonies.
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An urn holding an arrangement of orchids, peonies, hydrangeas, calla lilies, and roses.
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The groom's boutonierre, on a bed of spider mums.
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The couple applied for special permits to have public streets near the hotel and areas of the hotel closed so that they could create a feeling of complete privacy. 

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Champagne for the guests. 
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