Elegant & Lace Wedding at Cornerstone Gardens

We have already arrived at mid week, so it must be winery Wednesday!  Today we are re-visiting an oldie but a goodie.  Melissa and Clayton had a dream wedding  at Cornerstone Gardens, which is located in Sonoma California.  Cornerstone Gardens was  awarded the Knot’s ‘Best of Weddings’ for 2011 and 2012, which makes them pretty far up there with being one of the best venues in that location.  They offer three ceremony location options on their property; the wedding garden, the garden barn and then the option that Melissa and Clayton chose, the vineyard lawn.

This wedding was very simple, yet elegant and one that you almost have to scroll through a couple times because it’s just so darn gorgeous! I love a lace table runner and with the pop of turquoise in the ornate frame table numbers, it complements the soft white dahlia center pieces so well.  From the colors, decor, to the gorgeous bride and the amazing photos taken by Jason and Anna Photography, this is a true show stopping wedding !  I may or may not have had to wipe the drool off my face from looking at their amazing stationary–the retro save the date is too cool!

Elegant & Lace Wedding at Cornerstone Gardens

Retro Comic Wedding Save-the-Date

Pink stripe and mint green wedding invitations

Pink, white, lace short brides maids dresses hanging on fence

Groomsmen standing around groom at Cornerstone Gardens wearing sun glasses and vests

Lighters for groomsment presents with name engraved

Groom in grey suite and stripped grey and white tie Bride and groom first look in the vinyard at Cornerstone Gardens
Bride walking up to groom for  first look in the vinyard at Cornerstone Gardens
Bride and groom first look in the vinyard at Cornerstone Gardens holding hands


Bride and father walking down aisle at Cornerstone Gardens wedding
Groomsmen in grey suits with a dog in a bow tie wedding ceremony at cornerstone gardens

Bride and groom kissing during wedidng ceremony at corner stone gardens
bride and groom walking back down aisle at corner stone gardens

Chalk board sign for wedding reception drink some pop and find your spot and jones soda

Wedding reception table number 6 in a white ornate frame on a lace table runner

White flowers in black square base and gold candle holder on lace table runner

vintage dresser for wedding dessert table and 3 tier white wedding cake

Wedding reception dessert table with picture frames and ornate dessert stand
bride and groom standing in tunel at corner stone gardens

Bride and groom kissing in front of vintage doors at Cornerstone Gardens

Groom embracing bride with birdcage veil at Cornerstone Gardens
***Editor’s Note:  This post was originally published in 2011 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.***

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  1. The bridesmaid dresses are totally perfect. I want them all! Just to wear! Stunning wedding!

  2. Who made the invitations?! They are adorable!

  3. Love, love, love-the details are just gorgeous, and what a stunning couple!

  4. Thank you for the feature! This truly was the best day of our lives 🙂 Libby – the save the dates were made by an incredible Etsy vendor: http://www.etsy.com/listing/59109452/as-seen-in-brides-magazine-comic-save. The wedding invitations were also made by someone from Etsy. I ordered the invites without the belly band. Added a little spin on them by tying them in lace & pining them together with miniature clothes pins from paper source. http://www.etsy.com/listing/61276980/dutchess-wedding-invitation-suite-with
    Thanks for all the compliments 🙂

  5. LOVE the bride’s dress and the muted colors, well done!

  6. Gorgeous necklace on the bride, and those save the dates are absolutely adorable!

  7. beautiful!!! love everything!! where are the two lace bm dresses from?? <3

  8. pleeeeeasseee tell me where the dress that is first in the pic of the girls dresses is from! its gorgeous! i need it! the whole thing is utterly gorgeous too!

  9. where is the bride’s dress from? Melissa looks stunning!

  10. gorgeous. my dream wedding. where are the bridesmaid dresses from?
    thanks. xoxo.

  11. Jennifer & Lynsi, the cream lace bm dress is from Lulus.com sadly I don’t think they have it online anymore :/ http://www.lulus.com/categories/view-all/13/dresses.html and the silver lacy dress my MOH is wearing was from Express.com

    Michele, my dress was purchased in San Francisco at the Bridal Galleria, it’s by Marisa 🙂 http://www.bridalgalleria.com/Home.htm

    Kylie, thank you!! my BM’s dresses were from all over. H&M, Nordstrom, Lulus.com and Express. A full Q & A about our wedding from myself & clayton can be seen here, as well as all my vendors listed: http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/76IrsN/styleunveiled.com/sfrealweddings/sonoma-ca-wedding-cornerstone-gardens-melissa-clayton.html Thank you for all the love!! XO, Melissa

  12. Beautiful wedding!! Where is the bride’s necklace from? It makes a great statement!

  13. Where did the bride get the feather for her vail and her necklace from???

  14. Which dress is from where? I especially love the two one-shoulder dresses! I would love to be able to find them –not for a wedding, just for parties! Absolutely beautiful wedding, I really like so many different things about it.

  15. LOVE LOVE MELISSA’s accessories! Who are they from!

  16. Does anyone know where all of the bridesmaids dresses came from? I’m doing the mismatched maids thing and am trying to figure out different places to get them! Thanks so much in advance!

  17. Where is the third bridesmaids dress (hangin up) from?? So cute!

  18. Im obsessed with everything about your wedding!! It’s absolutely beautiful! I’m getting married sep 22.12 & would love to find out where your shoes are from!? I’m in love congrats!!!!

  19. Absolutely beautiful! This is the same suit I have been looking for, for our guys- where did they find them?

  20. Just gorgeous- wondering where the mens suits came from?

  21. So love all the details you have on your wedding! This is very amazing wedding. The faces says it all. Gorgeous!

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