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White Lilac complemented the lush flora with distressed-wood tables and warm candlelight.

Miracle Grow

by slh

Twenty-five production workers, nine floral designers, eight riggers and five days:

That’s what it took to realize this awe-inspiring overgrown splendor envisioned by White Lilac, the Costa Mesa-based event design firm founded by Sunny Ravanbach. The whimsical wedding installation transformed the 100-year-old barn at Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Santa Lucia Preserve into an ode to nature’s grandeur, with peonies, garden roses, sweet peas, white and lavender wisteria, Chinese elm and more.  whitelilacinc.com.

Photography by SAMUEL LIPPKE.


This article originally appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of C Weddings.