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Nina & Miguel’s Wedding at Coronado Community Center

September 21, 2017

“I first saw Nina in passing in college and thought to myself, “she is hands down the most beautiful woman at school.” Time went by and luckily, we were introduced to each other on the first day of my new internship – she was my co-worker. Over the first year we grew closer as friends… just friends.

While Nina was with her girls on a birthday trip in NYC, I revealed my feelings in true “Miguel” form…. I ordered a pink gorilla singing telegram! At an upscale restaurant in front of her friends, an embarrassing pink gorilla danced and sang a short poem I wrote for her birthday. It finally struck Nina that I had feelings for her and I managed to break through the friend zone! Seven blissful and adventurous years later, we’re here.

I have never met a more beautiful, loyal, intelligent, strong, and driven woman. I cannot believe that that same beautiful woman who left me speechless just passing by in college, will be the same woman that says, “I do.” – The groom, Miguel

We are excited to share this July wedding at the Coronado Community Center with you all! We got a chance to incorporate our design expertise, as well as some of our rentals, into this wedding, making this wedding extra fun for us! Not to mention, we worked with amazing vendors that kept the day running smoothly!

The SBW team has been swooning over this exquisite two-piece dress!

Customized flasks for the groomsmen, a great groomsmen gift that will get put to use again.

This First Look took place outside of the Manchester Grand Hyatt in Downtown San Diego. So many beautiful photo opportunities around this hotel!

Succulents, protea’s and roses made a colorful, textured combination to this bouquet that we absolutely adore!

We adore this style of bridesmaid dresses! Different pastel colors and different dress styles. Everyone looked stunning!

Programs that double as fans!

The clear chiavari chair gives a more modern day fresh look, and kept the ceremony location looking bright.

These hexagon escort tiles were a great modern touch that went great with the geometric modern theme that was used throughout the wedding.

Nina and Miguel incorporated the Filipeno Catholic traditions with the viel, cord and candle ceremony.

Adorable menus listing the dinner course options for the night!

It is always a pleasure getting to work with Toast Catering! Their food is to die for and their staff is amazing!

We were excited to put our new geometric votives to use for this wedding! Geometric votives and gold charger plates from the Sweet Blossom inventory.

The macrame and copper pipe backdrop was provided by one of our former brides, Jen, with Nectar and Bloom. She is our go to for macrame! We couldn’t be more happy with how this turned out sweetheart table turned out.

Geometric gold table numbers from our Sweet Blossom Inventory.

A major perk of having your wedding at the Coronado Community Center is that the room is a blank slate. It is a big spacious room with big open windows looking out to the harbor which is perfect for executing any type of style wedding.

Sugar and Scribe desserts always look delicious!

One of the best parts of our job is getting to pick awesome vendors that will execute the style and vision that the couple is looking for. That was definitely the case for this wedding and we couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out!

We wish Nina and Miguel a lifetime of love and happiness!

XOXO Sweet Blossom Weddings

Vendor Love:

Lead Coordinator: Melissa with Sweet Blossom Weddings 

Venue: Coronado Community Center

Caterer: Toast Catering

Photography: The Hearts Haven

Baker: Sugar & Scribe

Hair: Blush and Adore

DJ: DJ Hersch

Florals: Urban Garden Floral


Clear chiavari chairs: Chiavari Chair Rentals of San Diego

Ceremony Pergola Arch: Cedar & Pine Events

Sweetheart table backdrop:Nectar and Bloom

Videography: Blue Tiger Films


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