Hidden Tropical Paradise Wedding Inspiration |Press Flowers Heaven

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a hidden summer escape. With dappled tree-covered alcoves and the downright dreamiest boho design details, this is one wedding inspiration that will easily sweep you away. The team met up at The Holly Farm in Carmel Valley to build something truly unique, calling on pressed flowers, painted palm fronds, and more.

Be on the lookout for a lounge you’d never want to leave, a cozy reception table, and an alter one might call a true floral masterpiece. And just when you think you couldn’t get enough flowers, Willow and Plum will step in to prove you wrong!

Enough teasing—let’s have a look at all the details, beautifully co-designed and captured by Carol Oliva Photography!

Pressed flowers make their first appearance in the form of this romantic invitation suite.

Willow and Plum weaved painted dry palm fronds into floral arrangements throughout the day. We love this burst of coral pink in the bridal bouquet!

WOW! How stunning is that menu? Pressed petals + calligraphy by The Crafting Casa made for the perfect pairing.


The prettiest drinks! These were infused with lavender—how cool?!


The bride stunned in a simple braided style from Braided Blond Locks and a fresh smokey eye by Andrea Rodriguez.


The back of this Badgley Mischka gown!! All the bride + groom attire came from Epiphany Boutique in Carmel-by-the-Sea.


Don’t you feel totally zenned out just looking at this lounge? Rattan chandeliers, furniture, and swings for days!


The altar was full of gorgeous asymmetrical floral arrangements by Willow and Plum.


For the ceremony, the team wanted to do something different by removing the aisle out creating a comfortable lounge for the guests.



This incredible reception set up was designed with tabletop pieces from Chic Event Rentals and furniture from Revival.


The sweetest finish by Edith Meyer Wedding Cakes! Loving everything about this tropical getaway inspo. Thanks to Carol Oliva Photography, Willow and Plum, and the whole team involved in creating the loveliest inspiration!



These DIY place settings were created with capiz shells covered in pressed flowers!


photography: Carol Oliva Photography // venue name: The Holly Farm, Carmel Valley, California, USA // event design: Carol Oliva Photography, Lori Powell (Revival Rentals), Patti Freestone (Willow and Plum) // florals: Willow and Plum // wedding dress: Badgley Mischka // wedding dress boutique: Epiphany Boutique // hairpiece: Epiphany Boutique // hair stylist: Braided Blond Locks // makeup artist: Andrea Rodriguez // groom attire: Epiphany Boutique // calligraphy: The Crafting Casa // cake: Edith Meyer Wedding Cakes // desserts: Sarah Tescher // tabletop rentals: Chic Event Rentals // furniture rentals: Revival // specialty rentals: Revival // models: Rachel Lott // cocktails: Pour Girl Bartending // capiz placement, invitations + pressed flower details: Carol Olivia Photography

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