Here is one more Cinco de Mayo celebration post for today. Although this real wedding theme isn’t for Cinco de Mayo, they were celebrating the “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead), I still love any reason to celebrate, decorate or dress up. So when it is a holiday/celebration, no matter where it is in the world, I love seeing all the fun traditions and decor ideas and of course sharing them with you.
Dia de los Muertos
Bride’s Remarks: “James and I met at his grandma’s celebration of life fiesta while we were eating tacos and listening to a mariachi band. We hit it off right away talking about our passions for scuba diving and surfing. We started surfing together weekly and quickly became friends. We have so much in common, including our love for mexican food, culture and the language. He proposed at Pinecrest lake, after a hike around to sunrise point, with a woven grass ring that he wove himself! I said “YES”! and the wedding planning began!
We chose the date of November 2nd and decided to have a “Dia de los Muertos” themed wedding, since we met at James Grandma’s funeral. This way our wedding could celebrate our love as well as our love for our relatives who have passed on. The “Dia de los Muertos” theme was so much fun, we loved every detail of our decor. Most of the ideas were pinned on a Pinterest board I had made.”
Check out a great tutorial on how to make a Mexican Wedding cookie here.
Photographer: Julie Cahill Photography
Other Location: Esplanade Park
Dress – Davids Bridal
James suit – Mens Warehouse
Florals – Cesars Flower Warehouse
Rings – Amazon.com
Little day of dead accessories – Cost Plus World Market
Skulls – Beverly’s Fabrics
Mexican paper and cake topper – Cactus Store
Pinata – Galaxy Party Store
Food – Devils Food Catering
Photo booth and lighting – custom made by James