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Meet Ruby.

September 23, 2013


Oh Ruby, you’re such a romantic. Your french details and deep red velvet make us swoon.

For more details on our Ruby sofa visit our website here.

Meet Stockard.

September 16, 2013


Stockard, how do we love you? Let us count the ways. You’re a true show stopper. Eclectic little details and rustic wood, you’re the next big thing.

For more information on Stockard check out our website here.

Meet Blanche.

September 9, 2013


Blanche, you define elegance. Your tufted back and classic french linen upholstery make us swoon….you steal the show every time.

For more information on Blanche visit our website here.

Archive’s New Pergolas Make Their Debut!

September 5, 2013

Today we are ecstatic to share one of our most anticipated event designs of the year! Follow along below as Regina, one of our founders, shares all the behind-the-scenes details. And…..a HUGE thank you to Milena Sefferovich for these gorgeous photos!

For this party I had the privilege of working with the ladies from Aimia and Toyota, and was given a lot of creative liberty, which made this a truly fun event to design.  They told us their guests would be spending the day wine tasting and returning to one of our favorite venues, Pelican Hill, for a special dinner party.  This inspired the idea to bring the “vineyard” to Newport Coast… which was not without its challenges!  The space at Pelican Hill was a pristine lawn which extended into the golf course, which was so lovely, but couldn’t have been further from a vineyard feel.  We needed vines!  I started with that and worked backward from there.  All of the guests were from out of state, and had enjoyed a week in Southern California, so now I wanted to transport them to a Napa or Sonoma Winery for a few hours, without ever leaving Orange County. 

Archive’s talented team built custom pergolas from weathered, reclaimed scraps of wood, and surrounded them with Olive trees.  Now for those vines!  Archive’s principal floral designer and my design partner Krista Jon “grew” vines atop the pergolas, creating the most charming space around our Montecito Tables.  We hung a collection of vintage chandeliers over the tables, and kept them low and dim, ensuring Toyota’s guests would have the most intimate experience.  We topped the tables with burlap runners, and used our Espresso Bistro Chairs, keeping an overall authenticity and warmth. 

Pelican Hill‘s chef prepared a fantastic Farm-To-Table meal, elegantly served on Archive’s vintage china in a palette of rich red, green and brown hues.   The most extraordiary finishing touch came once again from Krista Jon, who perfectly captured the Farm-To-Table feel, using the season’s most breathtaking florals along with exquisite varieties of lettuces, radishes, chives, and other farmer’s market varietals.   After working on designing for hours that afternoon, I emerged from underneath the pergola to find myself surprised and reminded that I was actually still in Orange County… design mission accomplished!

Want to rent our weathered, reclaimed wood pergolas for your next event? Give us a ring at: 888.459.6598 or drop us a line at: We can’t wait to hear from you!

Meet Laurel.

August 13, 2013


Oh Laurel, we love your classic details and amazing color. Perfect for a bar, dessert buffet and so much more your versatility had us at hello.

For more information on Laurel check out our website here.

Handcrafted Encinitas Wedding Ideas Featured on Ruffled

August 8, 2013

Sunny North San Diego County, ever creative Kimberly of The Dainty Lion and tons of handcrafted touches…this rustic inspiration shoot was so much fun! Extra hooray for Love Janet Photography who captured it all so beautifully. View the full post and gallery on Ruffled for even more gorgeous images and lots of extra inspiration!

From the event designer, Kimberly of The Dainty Lion: I have always been inspired by nontraditional romance. For this photo-shoot in particular, I wanted to highlight how unique elements can add character and charm to not only love but our celebration of it. Of course no bash is complete without items handcrafted from the heart, which is why I created the lace hearts, ruffles, vintage bottle labels and feather backdrop to complete the design.
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0001VKOur Ingrid Buffet always makes the perfect bar!
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Event Location: Encinitas, CA / Photographer: Love Janet Photography / Event Design: The Dainty Lion / Shoes: Ampersand Collections / Hair: Melissa Lee of Style Me Pretty 2013 / Makeup: My Girls on Film Studios / Bakery: VG Donut and Bakery / Equipment Rentals: Archive Rentals / Wedding Invitations: Simple Simon Design

Archive Event Design…We Make YOU Look Good!

August 7, 2013

0001eO 0001HwWe’re here to make YOU look good….planning corporate or private events, from large business retreats to intimate weddings….and everything in between, we will help you design an event to remember! Archive offers comprehensive event design services, and our Award-Winning Design Team is ready to create your vision from inspiration to installation. To learn more view our Event Design booklet here.

For more information on our inventory and event design or to set up an appointment to visit our warehouse, give us a ring at: 888.459.6598 or drop us a line at: We can’t wait to hear from you!

Meet Cadon.

July 30, 2013

Cadon….mustard yellow Mid Century goodness. Your clean lines and fantastic leather upholstery make you a true classic….we’re so glad you’re part of the Archive family!

For more information about Cadon, check out our website here.

WIPA USA Summer Event at Terranea Resort

July 26, 2013

We were honored to be asked to be a sponsor of the WIPA USA summer event at Terranea Resort & Spa. Showcasing our RivieraTrestle Tables this “Hampton’s” theme luncheon was stunning. Our Amour Sofas paired with Celestial Chairs and Cube Ottomans  and accented by Nautical Accessories helped set the scene.  The use of our beautiful tufted Suffolk Benches and Aloft Chairs made for a large seating vignette featuring our latest additions of the Cambria Trunk and Chapel Window Mirrors.

From Erica, a member of the Archive Design Team; “My personal favorite was our rowboat filled with a “boat load of sand” with lanterns, sea grass, hurricane candles, glass bottles and nautical accents!”

Check out all the details below, captured by the ever talented Jen O’Sullivan.



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A huge thank you to our fellow sponsors who helped to make this event a huge success!

Good Gracious! Events // Janel Gonzalez Events // Terranea Resort & Spa // BGS Productions // Archive Rentals // Jen O’Sullivan Photography // Butterfly Floral // East Six // Unite Entertainment // Dietz Brothers // Designer Specialty Linens // Commemory Fine Art // OneHope Wine & Weddings // Vino Fancy // Plan-It Interactive // Design Visage // California Wedding Day

Weathered Wood Top Ten!

July 24, 2013

0001kkToday we’re featuring our top ten weathered wood pieces! Rustic, classic and versatile, we love how these fit for any theme and for all types of events. With an ever growing inventory our collection is always expanding…be sure to check out our website for even more weathered wood pieces!

 Here’s our top ten list….
1. Sonoma Farm Table  2. Parker Bistro Table 3. Stockard Sideboard  4. Mercantile Bar 5. Bronx Shelving 6. Cambria Bench 7. Soho Coffee Table 8. Pews 9. Orleans Pub Table 10. Orleans Bistro Table

Meet Beatrice.

July 17, 2013

Hollywood Regency at it’s finest. Beatrice was Archive’s first sofa, and still one of our absolute faves. Her timeless details and fantastic blue color had us at hello. Oh Beatrice, we’re so glad there’s you.

Learn more about Beatrice here. Or view more of our sofas, settees and lounge chairs on our website here

Real Wedding: Corrie and Renie at Heavenly Pond Photographed by Frances Iacuzzi

July 10, 2013

This real wedding from Frances Iacuzzi Photography at Heavenly Pond in Los Angeles is one we won’t soon forget! It’s the perfect recipe of a fun couple, family and friends celebrating love, and a really good party! Corrie and Renie made sure every detail was thought out and meaningful to them, and Frances Iacuzzi captured every moment! Be sure to see the full blog post and story and all of the beautiful images here!

From Frances Iacuzzi…. I was blessed to photograph a most divine wedding celebration. Corrie & Renie were wed at Heavenly Pond, a hidden gem located in Franklin Canyon Park. Love was all encompassing: from the vibrant guests to the exotic birds in the pond to the majestic sun rays shining down on Corrie and Renie during the ceremony. It was magical to say the least. As you can see, the wedding was very stylized and mostly decorated by Corrie and Renie themselves, going for a vintage wine vineyard meets Gatsby look. 





Chalkboard Signs, French Oak Barrels and our Vintage Gramophone were some of Corrie and Renie’s favorite pieces!


Archive’s Jonah Desk and Gail Chair


Our Vintage Bath Tub is perfect to keep drinks cold outdoors!


Cocktails were from the couple’s company The Middle Bar



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Corrie and Renie’s company, MiddleBar, supplied all the delicious cocktails and “mocktails,” catering to both alcohol and non-alcohol drinkers. They tied flowers and stenciled descriptions onto all the mason jars and wrote special messages on chalkboards, giving everything a unique and personal feel. Renie surprised Corrie by hiring The Mudbug Brass Band, a Los Angeles-based group with a Louisiana vibe. The delicious food and desserts were catered by Market Catering. Renie and friends arranged all the flowers.




Guests lounged on our Rosette Sofa during the reception.


And something blue…our Martha Settee!

Up-cycled Bohemian Inspired Shoot at Silver Lake Farms Featured on Style Me Pretty

July 9, 2013

This gorgeous shoot at Silver Lake Farms was designed and executed by an uber-talented team of  California vendors, including Jessica M. Wood PhotographySincerely, A. Photography, and Nicole Alexandra Designs and was recently featured on Style Me Pretty!

From Jessica M. Wood Photography… We choose an “Up-cycled Bohemian” theme in order to show that a wedding could be both beautifully eclectic and eco-friendly by highlighting re-purposed goods and sustainable vendors. Our inspiration came from textures such as worn wood and glass, and our color scheme was inspired by the fresh spring flowers Tara at Silver Lake selected (and grew!) for us. See it all in the full gallery and view the post here


“All of the invitations were printed on real wood, another eco-friendly option” Show here on a Wood Slab!

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Love the use of our hanging vintage farm window panes!



The creative design team on this shoot brilliantly chose one of our Vintage Farm Shutters as a table runner!

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Our tufted Suffolk Benches are great for ceremony, lounge or reception seating!


Double Library Ladder Shelves, also available in single size!


We are thrilled to have been able to collaborate with such an amazing group of talented industry friends!

Fourth of July Engagement Shoot Featured on Elizabeth Anne Designs

July 2, 2013

Can you believe it’s already July?!? Summer, and wedding season is in full swing and we are looking forward to celebrating the 4th this week!

We’re excited to share this patriotic engagement shoot featured on Elizabeth Ann Designs. Photographed by Love Life Studio and styled by The Stylish Soiree, we are proud to be a part of this vintage red, white and blue shoot that helps celebrate our independence. We love the casual feel, bright table details and summery fun treats. Pie, ice cream sandwiches, patriotic popsicle and Coca-Cola…..bring on the BBQ!




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Our Martha Chair.

And a big thank you to the wonderful vendors…

Photography – Love Life Studios \\ Styling & Design – The Stylish Soiree \\ Rentals – Archive Rentals \\ Hair & Makeup – The Glamourist

Barb’s Vintage Yellow + Gray Bridal Shower Featured on The Wedding Chicks

June 28, 2013

You may remember Barb and JR’s romantic wedding at the La Quinta Resort that we shared recently, photographed by the lovely Krista Mason Photography. The couple chose to incorporate their fun travels and passions into their wedding design accented in bright reds, purples and plums.


Before their big day Barb’s friends and family showered her with love and an adorably styled Yellow and Gray vintage bridal shower coordinated by Preppy Chic Events! Barbara’s sister, Adrienne, works for Cherish Paperie so it was no surprise that her fabulously designed paper products played a large role in the decorations!

Here is a look at all of the sweet details featured on the Wedding Chicks, and trust us, you’ll want to check out the full gallery, all beautifully captured by Zoom Theory Photography.








Our Montecito TablesMixed Farm Chairs and French Bistro Chairs were perfect to turn this backyard into a chic party venue. The tables were decorated with a large assortment of white, yellow and black vintage vases that ranged in both size and style creating an eclectic feel. Krista Jon filled the vases with an array of cacti, succulents and yellow flowers adding a touch of nature to the tablescapes.




Our Laurel Buffet made the perfect drink station!



We LOVE to use our vintage bathtub as a drink cooler, so cool!


The girls at Sweet and Saucy Shop always impress us! Love this ruffles yellow ombre cake!

We would like to thank everyone who lent their talents to this lovely day!

Coordinator: Preppy Chic Events / Photographer: Zoom Theory Photography/ Flowers: Krista Jon for Archive / Cake: Sweet and Saucy Shop/ Caterer: Imagine Beyond Productions/ Stationery: Cherish Paperie/ Venue: Private Home

Purple, Blue and Green Wedding Inspiration on Once Wed

June 26, 2013

Looking for color inspiration? We’re a bit obsessed with color (ok, more than just a bit). We love being a part of styled shoots where some of the industry’s finest share what inspires them. Check out this shoot with soft purple, blue and green tones….we love this mix of color! See even more photos from this shoot here on Once Wed.

Our sweet Kate Settee

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Our French Linen Louis Chairs and Oxford Dining Table….a perfect pair!



Jadeite Cake Stands, the perfect green for this color scheme.


Well hello there Martha! Our blue velvet Martha Settee steals the show.


Our Stella Desk and Kate Settee.

Big thanks to all the wonderfully inspiring vendors!

Photography: Elisa B Photography // Floral Designer: Toast // Invitations: minted // Wedding Dress: La Soie Bridal// Calligrapher: Plurabelle // Makeup Artist: LunaBella Make up and Hair // Men’s Attire: MeandMatilda // Bakery: Crushcakes // Paper props: The Paper Nickel Stamp Co. //Equipment Rentals:  Archive Vintage Rentals

Are you an Archive VIP?

June 25, 2013

Want the latest Archive news before it hits the blog? Become an Archive VIP! Twice a month we send our VIPs a little insider info….the latest additions to our inventory, upcoming events, details of some of our collections, trends we’re digging, etc. We love sharing what’s going on in our world! If you’d like to join our VIP list sign up on our website here, and click on “BECOME AN ARCHIVE VIP” in the top left-hand side of the home page….you won’t want to miss out!

And, just is case you missed today’s e-mail….blast here’s the latest from the Archive family!


From inspiration to installation, our team at Archive loves to bring your ideas to life! More than just great furnishings and decor, we also offer a full line of table top items for your events.Chinaflatwareglasswarelinensdessert displayserving dishes, and much more…with our unique pieces you’ll always find a fresh look!
For more information on our entire tabletop collection, give us a ring at: 888.481.9167 or drop us a line at: We can’t wait to hear from you!

Barb + JR: La Quinta Resort Wedding on Style Me Pretty from Krista Mason Photography

June 13, 2013

There is something so beautiful about a classically elegant wedding and this real wedding featured on Style Me Pretty from Krista Mason Photography and Chic Celebrations at the La Quinta Resort + Club is a stunning example. Deep reds and purples popped in a palette of black and white with amazing florals by Krista Jon, a spread of cheesecakes from the Cheesecake Factory and a beautiful bride and groom! There were so many amazing pictures we didn’t know where to start or stop so,  sit back, relax and fall in love!

From the photographer…When we were designing her wedding, Barb wanted to embrace the classic romance that La Quinta offers and the history of the property. The La Casa, where the reception took place, once served as Greta Garbo’s vacation home! The vintage furniture vignettes from Archive Rentals were perfect for guests to relax and kick their feet during the reception. The weather was perfect and guests danced into the wee hours under a desert sky and gorgeous vintage ballroom chandeliers.


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The couple chose to have a few different lounge vignettes and lawn games for their guests to enjoy during the cocktail hour and reception.0816_barbara_jr$!600x


Lulu Chairs, Rosette Sofa, and Julian Chair with Petite Bistro Side Table

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Parker Bistro Petite Side Table


Our leather Jamie Sofa with Kate and Justine Chairs

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Love this mix of Silver Containers Krista Jon chose for the Sweetheart Table florals!


Chandeliers and Cafe Lights lit up La Casa as they danced the night away!

For more about this beautiful wedding see the full post on Style Me Pretty and don’t miss out on all of the pictures in the full gallery too! Thank you to all of the talented folks we had the pleasure to work with:

Photography: Krista Mason Photography | Event Planning: Chic Celebrations | Furniture Rental: Archive Rentals | Stationery: Cherish Paperie | Hair + Makeup: Kacee Geoffroy Hair and Makeup | Botanical Stylist: Krista Jon Floral Botanical Stylist | DJ: Red Shoe | Silhouettes:Sylhouettes by Sylvia | Cake: The Cheesecake Factory | Venue: La Quinta Resort + Club

Spanish Inspired Wedding Shoot at Villa Mara, Malibu by Orange Blossom Special Events + Krista Mason Photography

June 12, 2013

We fell head over heels for this Spanish inspired styled shoot at the Villa Mara Malibu in Malibu, California and featured on Style Me Pretty. Inspired by the buildings, tiles, old churches and culture of Old World Spain, Brooke Avishay of Orange Blossom Special Events, poured her own heart into the details to recreate the magic she had experienced while living in Spain herself.

We loved all of the elements we were able to provide, including the ceremony seating and altar decor, beautiful pieces of colored glassware, cigar boxes for bright bright centerpieces, gold mirrors and frames. Peony & Plum Floral Design worked their own magic with deep red roses and pops of yellows and green vines. Our Orion Table set the tone of elegance paired with our Rosette sofa. One of our favorite photographers Krista Mason Photography captured the day perfectly. See it all here in the full gallery!


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The stunning bouquet by Peony & Plum Floral Design really pops on our Gail Chair! And those purple heels…Swoon!

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Petite Yellow Velvet “Gail” tufted chair

 Our Vintage Farm Shutter draped with vines and florals created the perfect altar backdrop along with rows of our Mixed Farm Chairs for the ceremony.


Vintage Farm Shutter and Mixed Farm Chairs Ceremony

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Two Panel Vintage Farm Shutter


We offer a great selection of Mixed Farm Chairs in various styles, sizes and colors!

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Our Orion Table , bold florals in mixed color glasses, cigar boxes and globe birdcages on a gold mirror and flanked by our Rosette Sofa and Florentine Chairs.

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Lumiere Pendant Chandelier

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We have a great variety of Vintage Cigar Box styles and sizes!


We are pretty fond of our Gold Flatware and use it any chance we get! A mix of patterned, white and clear china, gold chargers, and lace accents simply complemented the brightness of the centerpiece.


The beautiful paper products were designed in-house by Christy Heng of Orange Blossom Special Events. Did you know that the orange blossom is known as the traditional Spanish wedding flower? That is how Brooke chose the name for her company!

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Archive was thrilled to work with all of the talented folks involved in this shoot:

Photography: Krista Mason Photography / Venue: Villa Mara Malibu in Malibu, California / Event Design: Brooke Avishay of Orange Blossom Special Events / Floral Design: Susan Tom-Nellis of Peony & Plum Floral Design / Invitations: Christy Heng of Orange Blossom Special Events / Wedding Cake: Sarah Schreckengaust / Furniture Rental: Archive Rentals / Wedding Dress: Tashina Hunter of Miss Tashina / Hair + Makeup: Emily Dawn Artisty / Jewelry: Jenny Dayco / Model: Felicia Nott

Strawberries and Succulents on Grey Likes Weddings

June 11, 2013

Strawberries and succulents…with vintage place settings and a 1040’s wedding gown? Stop it some more!
We were elated when Shannon from Cargo Creative asked us to be a part of this sweet styled shoot featured on Grey Likes Weddings. The color palette and collaboration of vendors set the scene perfectly. And we love these shots by Nicole Cherie Photography. Check out the full post on Grey Likes Weddings here!



Photography: NICOLE CHERIE PHOTOGRAPHY // Prop Stylist: CARGO CREATIVE // Makeup Artist: SCARLETT DE BOER // Floral Designer: THE BLOOMIN GYPSY // Furniture Rentals: ARCHIVE RENTALS // Stationery Design: WYLDE PAPER CO. // Gown: 1940′s vintage wedding gown

Vintage “Glamping” Engagement Shoot in Malibu with Caroline Tran’s Propel Workshop

June 6, 2013

This super fun vintage “glamping” styled  engagement featured on Green Wedding Shoes was part of last year’s Caroline Tran’s Propel Workshop. Designed by Wilmarose of Lovely Jubilee with florals by Archive’s own Krista Jon, Malibu’s Saddlerock Ranch set the stage for this colorful and sweet shoot. Pour yourself a glass of lemonade and dive into summer with this romantic camping inspired engagement shoot!

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Remember these flamingos from our Hicksville Wedding Shoot? We kinda like to sneak them in wherever we can!

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We rent our Vintage Air Streamer for weddings, events and photo shoots!


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Our Viceroy collection is one of Krista Jon’s personal favorites!

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For more of Krista Jon’s florals and favorites be sure to head over to her blog post here!


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We would like to thank Caroline Tran for the honor of working with you and your Propel Workshops! And many thanks to the whole team of talented folks who made the shoot a dream!

photography: Caroline Tran Photographer along with her students: Justin Parker PhotographyDaisy Blue PhotographyAnnie Vovan PhotographyKimberly ChauKym VitarMichelle Turek PhotographyIsa PinAshley Batz PhotographyChelsea Chamness// event designer: Lovely Jubilee // venue:Saddlerock Ranch // graphic design: Jen Simpson Design // florals: krista jon // workshop coordinator: Skybox Events  //  makeup artist: Amy Clarke Makeup Artistry  //  film processing & scanning:  Richard Photo Lab

Pastel Mexican Wedding at La Quinta Inn with Alchemy Fine Events on 100 Layer Cake

June 5, 2013

We admit, pastels are not the first thing we think of when visioning a Mexican inspired wedding! But this real wedding from Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations featured on 100 Layer Cake is everything soft and sweet we want from a wedding but with plenty of Mexican flair!

The couple Melissa and Scott made their wedding a family affair, including their two gorgeous children and darling french bull dog (aptly named Cabo where the couple first met). The La Quinta Resort provided the perfect backdrop for their Mexican themed I do’s and Justin Lee captured all of the details beautifully in his images.



The Alchemy team created these amazing escort cards made of saltillo tiles with calligraphy presented onto standing frames lined with burlap and lace!

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Melissa’s bridal bouquet recipe: succulents, coral pastel garden and fitness roses, ranunculus, berries, and poppies.

From Alchemy Events….With a more modern and updated pastel take on the classical Mexican styled wedding, we created an intimate boda not soon to be forgotten! This bespoke wedding was full of custom designs we created for the special couple including custom burlap and lace linens, throw pillows, custom furniture, drink umbrellas and laser cut menus just to name a few. Luna of Arrangements is a floral genius and created the most beautiful soft palette of  peaches and dusty sages with romantic blooms and succulents such as this to die for above.

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One of the couple’s favorite memories was seeing their two children walk down the aisle and share in that moment with them.

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More from Alchemy ….With a softer pastel hued tone to romanticize it, we created a warm and welcoming fiesta for this couple, their friends and family to celebrate their love and family they had already created together. 


Aqua “Hansel” Bookcase from Archive

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The custom burlap table runners were lined with Spanish lace and topped with hurricanes full of pebbles with succulents, cacti and soft-hued blooms perfect for a pastel Mexican wedding. Laser cut menus on wood grained papers were featured on the place settings to tempt guests as the delights to come! Their dessert table was filled with colorful pan dulce, margarita cupcakes, caramel horchata flan, chipotle spiced chocolate mousse… delish.


Aqua “Gretel” Buffet from Archive



Orion Table and Antique French Doors


To see more from this fun wedding check out 100 Layer Cake’s post here!

We would like to thank all of the talented team below that made this so fabulous!

Photography: Justin Lee / Event Design & Planning: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations / Florist & Lighting: Arrangements Design / Venue: La Quinta Resort / Invitation Design: Posh Paperie / Menus:Alchemy Fine Events / DJ: DJ Nachey / Furniture Rentals: Archive Rentals / Videography: Joel VanZ / Bride’s Dress: Anne Barge from Bliss Bride / Shoes: Jimmy Choo / Headpiece: Karen Thomas / French lace dress sash: Allyson Simone Provence Bride / Vintage Earrings & Bracelet: Allyson Simone / Groom’s Suit: Calvin Klein / Shoes: John Fluevog / Tie: Brooks Brothers / Flower Girl Dress: Tea Princess

Vintage Spring Wedding Inspiration by Zoom Theory Photography at La Venta Inn

June 4, 2013

Before we say goodbye to spring and hello to summer we had to share this playful spring vintage wedding inspired shoot from Zoom Theory Photography featured on Style Me Pretty!

We had a blast being a part of the Wedding Love Tour (brought to you by Zoom Theory and LVL Events) earlier this year, along with many talented and unique industry friends!  We were thrilled to team up with the likes of The Bloom of Time, Kirstie Kelly Collections, Tieks and Sweet Lucie’s to style this fun shoot at La Venta Inn.


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From Zoom Theory Photography… This shoot was inspired by the Wedding Love Tour team. We styled two looks; a tea length playful petal dress paired with teal Tieks and also a stunning blush layered chiffon garden collection gown. The pink vanity, arched hutch, glass globes and window pains create a beautiful backdrop.

The bride and groom are authentic with their throw back look, mustache and all. (They have been married for 10 years and are the owners of Mobile Photo Booth. Their photographer lost their wedding images so these are the first wedding portraits they have ever had.)  

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Cheers! One Hope Weddings provided the champagne for this shoot and have been sharing some amazing recipes for fruity summer cocktails! Check them out here!blog 2

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We love how regal the couple looks here in our Aloft Chairs!

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Cakes by Charms City Cake West!

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More from Zoom Theory….A flower girl in a bathtub of petals and ring bearer rocking in the ice cream truck adds a bit of sweetness. The florals are pale with pops of spring colors with ribbons lining the table scape. Two hearts with an infinity sign for a cake topper. We were lucky to gather such a talented bunch of creative industry pros to create and inspire this shoot!

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The flower girl was TOO adorable playing with petals in our vintage bathtub!


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Flower Girl dress by Kirstie Kelly Collections


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Archive would like to acknowledge all of the talents we were honored to work with on this shoot:

Photography: Zoom Theory | Venue: La Venta Inn | Floral Design: The Bloom of Time |Invitations:Allison-Kate Stationery |Wedding Dress + Flower Girl Dressess: Kirstie Kelly Collection | Ballet Flats (teal): Tieks | Wedding Cake: Charm City Cakes West | Vintage Furniture: Archive Rentals | Linens: Napa Valley Linens | Hair + Makeup: Design Visage | Ice Cream Truck: Sweet Lucie’s |Vintage Photo Booth: Mobile Photo Booth | Champagne: OneHope Weddings

Orange Crush Wedding Inspiration on Green Wedding Shoes with Simply Modern Weddings

May 30, 2013

Be prepared, this citrus sweet Orange Crush shoot is sure to make you smile. Christina from Simply Modern Weddings (one of our fave planners in the OC area!) was looking through a book of vintage orange crate label designs and was inspired by the art, graphics, and bright colors. And so the idea of an Orange Crush inspired shoot was born.

We think you’ll agree, the dream team she assembled absolutely CRUSHED it!  Check out the full post on Green Wedding Shoes and even more pictures by onelove Photography!

From Christina, Overall this shoot was an absolute dream to design. We wanted to show a fun California vibe…a sweet couple marrying their crush…and bright colors for the season. This can easily be recreated by any couple looking to add an extra citrusy “pop” to their wedding day!!


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More from Christina….For styling our bride, this chic lace dress from BHLDN had a very vintage mod feel, and we loved how the lace pattern mimicked the circle shape of the oranges. Her beautiful floral crown was a perfect fit for the laid back California style. I love how Krista Jon created it asymmetrical, so it stood out without completely overwhelming her head. Gorgeous!! 

For the dessert display, the wood fruit crates brought back that free flowing, easy, vintage vibe. The thought was for this display to be an interesting visual piece for eyes to take in the beauty of little treasures that you may find around your grandma’s house, mixed in with delicious sweets…so much more fun than a typical dessert table!! All the yummy treats are by Sweet and Saucy Shop.


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Archive Rentals French Bistro Chairs

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To get an even closer look at this amazing orange and poppy runner and other floral details be sure to check out Krista Jon’s blog post today!


Crushing on this look as much as we are? Check out Green Wedding Shoes’ Orange Crush inspired Get the Look to get pieces for yourself!

We would like to acknowledge  these creatives below for sharing their talents on this shoot:

planning, design + styling: Simply Modern Weddings // photography: onelove Photography // floral design: Krista Jon // rentals: Archive Rentals // tabletop: Archive Rentals + West Elm // table: Signature Party Rentals // desserts: Sweet and Saucy Shop // hair + makeup: 10.11 makeup // paper goods: Joanna Waterfall // bridal gown: BHLDN // groom suit:Banana Republic // groom’s bowtie: The Belle & Beau

San Diego Botanical Garden Wedding with Isari Floral Studio on Style Me Pretty

May 29, 2013

We are really excited to share this wedding from one of our favorite Southern California venues, The San Diego Botanic Garden! We are HUGE fans of everything Isari Floral Studio + Event Design does and this eco bohemian wedding is no exception! We love the mix of natural woods and botanical greens that keep with the organic beauty of the gardens.

From Wedding Coordinator Free Spirit Weddings…. The couple better known as Markinique, couldn’t have dreamed of a more perfect day at San Diego Botanical Gardens. They enlisted the design expertise of Irari Flower Studio and they came up with a jaw-dropping concept they called “stylish bohemian infused with a modern mid-century vibe in an organic botanical fantasy”! From the family style dark wood tables and  mismatch vintage colored glassware to the mid-centry plates and bursting greenery there was not a detail left out. All in all this unique wedding represented this multicultural, fun-filled, eco-friendly couple to a T!


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Our Montecito Tables with our Cambria Benches and Briar Ranch Chairs are a perfect mix for an outdoor reception!



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Mix and Match Colored Glass to add pops of color to your tabletop!


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Want more? Check out the full post and gallery by Scott Lawrence Studios at Style Me Pretty

Archive would like to acknowledge all of the talented vendors who were a part of this beautiful wedding:

Wedding Photography: Scott Lawrence Studios | Wedding Venue: San Diego Botanic Garden in San Diego, California | Floral + Event Design: Isari Floral Studio + Event Design | Wedding Coordinator: Free Spirit Weddings | Wedding Cinematography: Stockham Media | Invitation + Paper Design: Kristen Ketola Parker | Invitations Printer: Lillikoi Letterpress & Design | Caterer: Naked Cafe| Wedding Desserts: Elizabethan Desserts | Serving Staff: By George Events| Lighting: Bright Ideas | Officiant: Chuck Wise (760-224-9000) | Band: Moonsville Collective | Hair: Roots Hair Salon | Makeup: Janelle Nelson (

Vendor Love: Chris + Kristen Photography

May 28, 2013

It is so much more than vendor love….its a major crush, mad professional respect and absolute adoration! When we first began daydreaming about who we would like to shoot our new team photos, Chris and Kristen were at the top of our list. We hadn’t yet had the pleasure to meet them, but after stalking their website and portfolio a bit we knew we had to!


When Kristen arrived at the Archive showroom it was love at first sight! We don’t want to be too gushy….but she is the real deal from head to toe;  a genuine beauty with the biggest heart. Kristen made herself right at home amongst our chaos and graciously began shooting throughout the warehouse. Since then we have been fortunate enough to work with Chris and Kristen on several other projects, sneak in a few lunch dates and we foresee more champagne in our near future together! We are so lucky to call them our friends AND one of our favorite photography duos!

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If you missed our Vendor Love post on the awesome girls of Design Visage and our sweet Plum Pretty Sugar robes, be sure to catch up on our day of pampering before the big shoot! And a huge THANK YOU to Bridals by Susanti for the beautiful dresses!

Kristen used our one of our Peacock Blue Tufted Walls as a backdrop and wowed us with her ability to make us laugh and feel comfortable in front of the camera! We always knew we had a REALLY good looking staff (we are lucky like that) but seriously….we have a team of models!

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After photos at our showroom in San Clemente we headed down the road just a bit to one of our favorite little beach stops to catch the sunset and enjoy some bubbly before heading out to dinner.

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Kristen was such a sport, putting up with our craziness and time schedule for the day. She is really fun to watch in action and will do whatever it takes to get the “right” shot!

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Our crew snuck a few shots of Kristen in action too!

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To see more of photos from our super fun day with Kristen head over to their blog post about Archive and Krista Jon here!

Kristen, we cannot thank you enough for your immeasurable talent and stunning photos! We are all honored to have worked with you, been inspired by you and best of be friends with you. To many more good times together! Cheers!


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Rustic Farm to Table DIY Real Wedding Featured on Style Me Pretty

May 22, 2013

This real wedding featured on Style Me Pretty and captured by Lovely Leaf Studio is everything that rustic and do-it-yourself should be. The ceremony and reception were held at the families’ private vineyard in Fallbrook with a fresh farm to table menu, an endless supply of hand-made details and decor, and lots and lots of love!

From Lovely Leaf Studios… Lorraine and Peter wanted to create a fabulous celebration for their friends and family at their family’s Boutique Vineyard in Fallbrook California.  They wanted their special day to feel warm and full of love so the theme of their big day was shabby chic with rustic touches. 


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From Archive Designer BrittanyWhat was really cool about Lorraine (the client) is that everything they used that was all owned by the family. Her Mom is a HUGE picker, and they bought the western wagon just for the event. Her mom also built the beautiful arch they were married under (it took her over a year to build it because she collected the driftwood herself). They crafted everything else too. So neat!

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From Lovely Leaf Studio….The theme to the reception was farm to table, seasonal fresh food prepared on site by chefs. With vintage rentals and twinkly lights, the look Lorraine and Peter wanted was complete.

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Our Sonoma Tables and Mixed Farm Chairs are the perfect fit for a rustic farm to table setting.


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To see the full gallery or read more about all of the special DIY touches see the full story and gallery on Style Me Pretty.

Thank you to all of the fabulous vendors that contributed to this beautiful wedding!

Wedding Photography: Lovely Leaf Studio | Wedding Venue: Family Vineyard in Fallbrook, California | Floral Design + Decor: Mother of the Bride | Catering: Jon Tebault + Ryan Griffin | Tables + Chairs: Archive Rentals | Wedding Stationery: Forget-Me-Knot Paperie | Wedding Dress: Lazaro via Mon Amie Bridal Salon | Wedding Rings: Family Heirlooms | Bride’s Shoes: Rag & Bone via Barneys New York

Real Wedding: Bel Air Bay Club Wedding with Alchemy Fine Events and Luna Photo

May 21, 2013

Prepare yourself!!  This Bel-Air Bay Club wedding is filled with so many beautiful details and personal touches you will HAVE to check out the full post and gallery on Style Me Pretty! Of course, this wedding comes as no surprise to us with Vanessa of Alchemy Fine Events spearheading the gorgeous design that incorporated both the Hollywood history of this venue and the mixed heritages of the bride and groom.

We were thrilled to have the talents of Luna Photo on hand to capture all of the bright and bold colors and happy faces!

From Vanessa of Alchemy Fine Events… For Jessica and Iyla’s wedding, we were inspired by their passion for art and design, as well as their heritage and the history behind the Bel Air Bay Club for this Old Hollywood-inspired glamorous wedding.



More from Vanessa…. With so much natural beauty already present, we wanted to keep it simple with one magnificent statement piece – a custom designed chuppah covered in blooming bougainvillea. Krista Jon executed our vision perfectly by covering the front of the chuppah entirely in vibrant fuschia blooms and draping the top with a piece of beautiful vintage crocheted lace.

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apr2212_0588$!600xFrom the Bride… We wanted our wedding to represent our backgrounds and our common ground growing up in Southern California. We envisioned an old California glam look, mixed with an exotic flair to represent our Mexican, Persian and Jewish heritage. When we discovered the Bel Air Bay Club, an old California Beach Club which had been built in the 1920s, we knew immediately that this venue had the history, Old California Spanish architecture, and beautiful ocean setting that we had envisioned. We drew on the elegance of the Old Hollywood art deco era with vintage crystal decanters, gilded gold accents and chandeliers, some lace touches, mirrored boxes, and many candles as part of the decor.

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Outdoor Reception Lounge Vignette with our Malorie Sofa, Eldon and Kate Chairs and Lance Coffee Table.

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Indoor Lounge Vignette with our Rosette Sofa, Fleur Side Table and Siegfried Steamer Trunk.

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Want more?! Head over to Krista Jon’s blog for even more pictures and details from this beautiful wedding!

Thank you to all the fabulous vendors we worked with!

Wedding Photography: Luna Photo / Wedding Venue: Bel-Air Bay Club in Palisades, California / Wedding Planning + Design: Alchemy Fine Events / Floral Design: Krista Jon / Wedding Cake: Vanilla Bake Shop / Invitations &  Wedding Stationery: Alchemy Fine Events / Calligraphy + Spanish Tiles: Laura Hooper Calligraphy / Lighting: AV Event Design / Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen Rental / Vintage Rentals:Archive Vintage Rentals / Wedding Dress: Lea-Ann Belter Bridal / Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka/ Bridesmaids’ Dress: Amsale / Hair + Makeup: Fiore Beauty / Groomsmen’s Yarmulkes, Bowties + Pocket Squares: Custom Designed / Flower Girls’ Tutus: Custom Designed

Archive Spring Training 2013: Instagram Staff Scrapbook

May 17, 2013

Remember this little post about our Team Spring Training? Well, today we are excited to share with you some of our staff’s Instagram photos from our two fun filled days. Big thanks to 24 Carrots, Itty Bitty Sweets and The Ritz Carlton for making our time so yummy. And of course we’d like to thank Krista and Regina…we all are so glad to be part of the Archive family….we can’t wait until next year!


Sweet Vintage Wedding Shoot at Lincourt Vineyards Featured on Wedding Chicks

May 15, 2013

We couldn’t help but fall in love with this sweet little winery tucked into the hillside at the foothills of Santa Ynez Valley. Lincourt features a charming 1926 Sear’s Craftsman Kit House surrounded by enchanting flower gardens and a panoramic vineyard backdrop.  A rustic barrel room,  grand oak trees and rolling lawns dotted with lavender and roses serve as a wonderful setting for guests to gather and dance under twinkling lights! Inspired by the bright tones in the plaid Midori ribbon (used throughout the decor), each touch featured pops of bright hues with a young, fresh and playful vibe.


The swing was built just for the grand oak tree at the top of the property, made of red cedar, accented with a hand-forged cast iron heart and built for two.





Our Rustic Teak Canopy is a perfect altar setting with this panoramic view of the vineyards!


 Panacea Event Floral Design did a stunning job decorating the canopy and altar, and, well….that bouquet….we love it!




Our William Chairs are perfect for “His and Her” chairs at a sweetheart or head table!


Go ahead, take another look at that frosting! You know you want to! We will admit, we totally wanted to dive into that cake from Solvang Bakery! YUM!


To see more of this beautiful wedding featured on Wedding Chicks, check out the full gallery here, captured by Mike Larson Estate & Vineyard Wedding Photographer.

Thank you to everyone at Lincourt Vineyards and to all of the amazing vendors, we were privileged to work with you!:

Photographer: Mike Larson Estate & Vineyard Wedding Photographer
Event Designer & Swing: Rani Hoover, Inspired Weddings & Events
Venue: Lincourt Vineyards 
Makeup: The Queen’s Bees 
Cake: Solvang Bakery 
Jewelry & Table Top Elements: Coast 2 Coast Collection 
Lighting: Bella Vista Lighting 
Stationery: Kathleen Cooper Fine Papers 
Favors: Chocolats du CaliBressan
Flowers: Panacea Event Floral Design
Ribbon: Midori Ribbon


Archive Road Trip!

May 10, 2013

0001RjAt Archive we love (seriously love) a good road trip and we never miss a chance to visit Big Sur! We were more than excited to hit the road, visit some of our favorite venues and gather up some inspiration. Regina and Krista didn’t waste any time, visiting Zaca Creek Ranch, Firestone Vineyards, Apple Creek Ranch and Henry Miller Library. Oh, and as if that isn’t enough, like a miracle from the picking gods, our trip coincided with Morro Bay’s City wide yard sale. Seriously, we couldn’t believe it either! Oh, and you better believe the pickings were good!

We could go on and on about our trip, rustic barns, poppy fields for days and the sweetest people. We love Big Sur something fierce!

Art Deco Wedding Inspiration Featured on Style Me Pretty

May 8, 2013

Art Deco; it’s the perfect meeting of  glamour and retro, mixed into one happy piece of inspiration. Recently featured on Style Me Pretty, this Art Deco inspired shoot was captured by Caroline Tran and several of the participants of her Propel Workshop. Paying tribute to its origin of classic 20’s and revival in the 60’s, Wilmarose of Lovely Jubilee designed this fresh and modern twist that you can’t help but fall in love with! Oh, and the jaw dropping florals… those are by our own Krista Jon! And not that we have to mention the drop dead gorgeous models, but, they just so happen to be none other than Amanda of 100 Layer Cake and her (new!) husband Tim. If you haven’t already gushed over their own stunning wedding pictures, be sure to head over to 100 Layer Cake’s special coverage of their adventure to Mr. and Mrs!

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French Linen Louie Dining Chairs

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Mix and match table settings with our variety of white and mixed china and colored depression glass.

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Complete tabletop settings with vintage flatware in silver or gold!


This beautiful table runner with dusty rose, succulents and roses was created by Archive Founder Krista Jon!

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To see even more floral beauty from this shoot check out Krista Jon’s post here!

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Stunning pink and gold cake by Sweet & Saucy!

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Our one-of-a-kind glass top Fleur coffee table.

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Thank you to Caroline Tran, and all of the Propel Workshop participants, as well as the wonderful vendors we had the pleasure of working with:

Photographers: Caroline Tran | Melanie Gabrielle Photography | Meg Runion Studios | Hanbee Photography | Aileen Garcia Studio | He & Tiffany Photography |Hunter Photographic | Janelle Awe Photography | Location: Propel Workshop | Cinematography: Studio 205 | Design + Styling: Wilmarose of Lovely Jubilee | Floral Design: Krista Jon | Cake + Dessert: Sweet & Saucy | Lighting: TMM Pro | Stationery: Aerialist Press | Rentals: Archive Rentals | Hair + Makeup: Theresa Huang | Bridal Gown: Watters via Lovely Bride | Jewelry: Haute Bride | Hair Pieces: Twigs & Honey

Archive’s Mid Century Modern Collection Debuts at Lyon Air Museum!

May 7, 2013

A benefit event for Harbor Day School by Katy Higgins (Cosmopolitan Events) at Lyon Air Museum…YES PLEASE! We are so excited to officially share our newest collection, and what a great opportunity to show it off in style at the Come Fly Away event. Take a few moments to drool over our new pieces (and photos by Tara Sieling!) and then scroll down to read bit from Katy Higgins on this amazing event!
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Our Saarinen Table and Eiffel Chairs

Saarinen Table and Eiffel Chairs

MCM Chairs

Orange Rocket Chairs


Bright MCM Glassware | Rooney Chair


The lovely June sofa


Caden chair | Bright red twill ottoman


The delightful Sunkissed chairs


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Viceroy table and chairs….such a sweet set.


Handsome Heywood sofa


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A massive touch of nostalgia graced every aspect of Harbor Day’s first ever Spring Benefit, “Come Fly Away,” at the stunning Lyon Air Museum.

“Stewardesses” announced “beverage and meal service” and cruised around the event with authentic  service carts, serving gourmet “in flight” meals and mini bottle cocktails. Matt Mauser’s new Frank Sinatra band swooned the crowd as guests relaxed on mid- century furniture.

 Our custom photo-shoot featured scarves, pill-box hats and vintage luggage, with a throw-back American Airlines plane as an unforgettable backdrop.


Kentucky Derby Wedding Inspiration

May 3, 2013

Yep, it’s time. Time to bust out the fancy hats and visit the derby. Place your bets and drink a few mint juleps, today we are looking back at a preppy Kentucky Derby themed wedding inspiration shoot featured on Green Wedding Shoes. We loved having the chance to work with such a fun crew and we’re ecstatic about how it all came together! Here’s a few of our favorite shots….



Our Orion table and Louis chairs set the stage for a bright table scape.

Our Orion table and Louis chairs set the stage for a bright table scape.


event design + styling: You & Me Events // floral design: The Little Branch // photography: Annie Edmonds // vintage rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals // cake: Sweet & Saucy // invitation + paper goods: Prim & Pixie // linens: La Tavola // dresses: BHLDN // jewelry: Tacori // shoes: Poetic Lisence // hat: Louise Green // bag: vintage // stylist: Ebony Campbell // hair + makeup: Michelle Hodnett // model: Jelly Howie // venue: Paddock Riding Club // DIY table runner.

Real Wedding: Jordan + Daniel at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Course Featured on Style Me Pretty

May 1, 2013

May marks the “official” beginning of the wedding season…and let’s admit it, we’ve got a love/hate relationship with May….but mostly we love it! To kick it off, we’re sharing this sweet vintage wedding by Dandelion & Grey  held at the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club and featured on Style My Pretty. Did we mention that we are (so honored to be!) a member of Style Me Pretty’s Little Black Book? Be sure to check out the full gallery (of gorgeous images by Cami Jane Photography) and all of our other Style Me Pretty features here!

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Wood Signs and French Doors with personalized writing.



Antique French Doors were used to list table assignments.

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Floral Design by Fleuretica

From Dandelion & Grey… Jordan and Daniel are a darling, fun loving couple, and their day was full of love! The celebration evoked a dreamy, classic feel. We incorporated lovely, personal details, from the family band made up of the groom’s dad and uncle and  fresh-baked cookie favors to flower petals provided by the bride’s grandmother for guests to toss as the newlyweds made their way back up the aisle. Vintage furniture dotted the venue. Favorites included french doors doubling as a seating chart and an old dresser turned dessert table.


The Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, California, boasts a natural rustic backdrop overlooking the scenic rolling hills of the Rancho Mission Viejo and Trabuco Creek reserve.

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Justine Burlap Sofa and Petra Table


Our “Justine” Tufted Burlap Armchair


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Antique Window Panes were used for menu signage.

Archive offers custom writing on our chalkboards, mirrors and window panes, not to mention we (LOVE to) create custom signs and accessories to personalize your day!


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Desserts by Sweet & Saucy Shop





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Archive is honored to have worked with such an amazing group of vendors on this beautiful wedding!

Wedding Photography: Cami Jane Photography / Wedding Venue + Catering: Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, California / Event Planning + Design: Dandelion & Grey / Floral Design: Fleuretica / Desserts: Sweet & Saucy Shop / Wedding Dress: Rosa Clara /Rentals: Archive Rentals + Bourbon & Bloom Vintage Rentals (Owned by the Bride’s Sister) / Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale

Vendor Love: Design Visage + Plum Pretty Sugar at Archive Rentals Spring Training 2013

April 30, 2013

This is the first of a series of posts we are really excited to share with you!  Earlier this month Archive treated our sales staff to a two-day getaway visiting our San Clemente showroom for our “Spring Training 2013”. We spent two full days together sharing ideas and tips, delicious meals and drinks, and bonding as a team. We concluded the retreat with a team photo shoot captured by the ridiculously talented Kristen of Chris and Kristen Photography.

We invited the super talented girls from Design Visage to our showroom and turned our offices into makeshift green rooms in preparation for our shoot. The amazingly generous team at Plum Pretty Sugar gifted all of our staff with the cutest robes to wear for our pampering.

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Archive Founders Krista Jon Levandofsky and Regina Atkins

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The Archive team busy in the warehouse at work between hair and make-up.

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Design Visage beauties Georgia, Ella, Emmalee and Jen

Design Visage beauties Georgia, Ella, Emmalee and Jen

From all of us at Archive, THANK YOU to all the girls at Design Visage and to Plum Pretty Sugar for making us all feel so beautiful and spoiled!

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Parisian Spring Inspiration with Couture Events + Krista Jon Featured on Exquisite Weddings Bride Suite Blog

April 26, 2013

Spring is in full bloom, and it’s time to get fancy! This romantic Parisian inspired design was set perfectly underneath the gazebo at the Grand Del Mar in sunny San Diego. Featured on Exquisite Weddings Magazine The Bride Suite Blog, this beautifully lavish tabletop collaboration with Couture Events and Krista Jon is oozing with romance and roses!

“Recalling the amorous feeling of strolling Parisian streets in springtime, Couture Events designed a classically elegant French table—but not without adding a dose of eclectic flare. In fact, they were all about the unexpected: peonies and roses pop out of candlesticks while crystal chandeliers lie on the table, rather than hang from above. The whimsical details lend a touch of je ne sais quoi.”

—By Couture Events and Krista Jon