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jacqui + jamie’s craft beer wedding | karl strauss brewery, san diego

two brides look at each other during portraits during their san diego craft beer wedding THESE TWO!!!
Finally the day had arrived for Jacqui and Jamie’s San Diego craft beer wedding! We met them over a year ago, so it’s been a greatly anticipated day for us all.

bride fastens cuff links while getting ready for her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding Jacqui was so excited about those fabulously bling-y shoes and how much do you love those collar stays? It’s a great little inside joke of theirs about how 86 is a good number to live together until ūüėȬ†bride, mom and friends share champagne toast at this brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding NICE JOB, Mom! Representing with the wedding party toast there! ¬†bride and mom share a tender moment and look while getting ready for a brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer weddingWhile getting ready Jacqui made a point of involving each person for a specific task. She shared some really special moments, connecting with each of them.¬†close up photo of bride and father holding hands at this brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding friends help bride get in suit for her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding And you can always count on a sibling for a little comic relief… Perfect timing!¬†bride gets emotional during cheers while getting ready for her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding mixed gender wedding party make a cheers at this brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer weddingMeanwhile, Jamie was enjoying a champagne toast with her crew too. What can we say? Great minds think alike!!friends and mom help bride get dressed for her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding Jamie was surrounded by her crew, with all hands on deck getting her perfectly prepped to see Jacqui!¬†bride puts on veil at her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding Katie and mom having a big moment as the veil was fixed up and they could step back and see Jamie for the first time.¬†<3¬†mom and friends get emotional as bride puts on veil at her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer weddingbride looks at reflection in mirror before her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding first lookThe moments of letting it sink in that it’s really truly actually happening TODAY!bride checking out veil and dress while getting ready for her brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding I was hanging out with Jacqui getting her ready to see Jamie and she was seriously just about ready to jump out of her skin with excitement and anticipation!moments of anticipation at this brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding first look at karl strauss And then completely overwhelmed at the sight of her gorgeous bride!brides is overwhelmed with tears during their San Diego craft beer wedding first look emotional moment during first look as bride wipes tear away when she sees her partnerHeartfelt tears followed by loads of giddy laughter. Perfectly these two.¬†brides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding first look first look moments photos by la vida at san diego craft beer wedding first look moment between two brides at their san diego craft beer wedding Then it was time for the wedding party VIPs to join us. Seriously‚ÄĒSUCH an amazing group of people!¬†fun relaxed wedding party photos at this san diego craft beer wedding candid photos of wedding party at san diego craft beer wedding bride laughs with Not only do all these peeps love Jacqui and Jamie to pieces, but they all love to laugh together so much. I could hang out with them every single day… Kind of want to adopt them all <3candid side angle during wedding party photos at this diego craft beer wedding at karl strausstwo brides with mixed gender LGBT wedding party at their diego craft beer wedding We had a few minutes to steal the two brides away for some portraits. Don’t they both look spectacularly stunning?!two brides pose together at their LGBT san diego craft beer wedding beautiful bride portraits in suit at this LGBT san diego craft beer wedding Jacqui’s been talking about her custom tux for the past year and it did NOT disappoint! And seriously‚ÄĒdoesn’t Jamie look like a Greek Goddess?!¬†beautiful bride portraits in flowing dress at this LGBT san diego craft beer wedding details of florals at this LGBT san diego craft beer wedding two brides touch foreheads at their san diego craft beer wedding Ok, seriously… these two are so freakin’ sweet with each other. 100% support and love. All the way.¬†two brides share secrets during portraits at their san diego craft beer wedding at karl strausstwo brides kiss in koi pond at karl strauss gardens brewer at their san diego craft beer weddingbrides exchange tears and laughter during their San Diego craft beer wedding at karl straussAs the sun dipped down, it was time to get these two MARRIED!! And, as you can see, everyone was exploding with emotion!¬†brides come down aisle together at san diego craft beer wedding ceremony at karl strauss brewerybrides stand at altar during their san diego craft beer wedding ceremony at karl strauss brewerygiggles during san diego craft beer wedding ceremony close up of two bridesNow, it wouldn’t be Jacqui and Jamie if there wasn’t some hysterical laughter and over the top joy involved here! Their dear friend, Jose, did a great job with their ceremony!big laughs during san diego craft beer wedding ceremony at karl straussbrides exchange glances and laughs during vows at their san diego craft beer weddingtender moment when bride touches the otherTender, real, raw moments. LOVE.
I so appreciate how these two amazing women wear their hearts on their sleeves.¬†tender moment when bride touches the otherbride looks lovingly at bride at their san diego craft beer wedding ceremony brides share first kiss at ceremony at their san diego craft beer weddingYEAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!¬†brides dance their way out of ceremony at their san diego craft beer wedding at karl straussbrides in awe of being married after their ceremony at their san diego craft beer weddingAfter a few moments of letting it soak in, Jacqui and Jamie joined their guests for the festivities. How magical and whimsical is their reception decor?! Perfect for these devoted¬†Disney, Pixar, and Harry Potter fans. Please note the cake topper. H/T Professor Snape ūüėȬ†amazing and whimsical florals by Also love how they poured a special beer at the remembrance table. So perfect for their San Diego craft beer wedding! ¬†brides kiss at their sweetheart table at karl strauss san diego craft beer weddingGAH! Adore.¬†wedding day moments and candids of guests during toasts at this san diego craft beer weddingEveryone shared some really sentimental moments and great laughs during toasts before the dance party got started.¬†brides laugh during toasts at reception of this san diego craft beer weddingbrides exchange meaningful glance during their san diego craft beer weddingbrides cheer during toasts at their karl strauss san diego craft beer weddingEveryone migrated over to the dance floor to surround Jacqui and Jamie during their First Dance as married peeps!¬†bride smiles at wife during their first dance at their san diego craft beer weddingsweet moments during two bridesThere’s no way to miss how specially and tenderly these two connect with one another. It warms your heart! ¬†bride tenderly touches brideAnd, of course, you gotta love how they laugh and live OUT LOUD together too! It’s contagious!¬†two brides laugh during first dance at their san diego craft beer weddingbride throws a break away bouquet for her LGBT san diego craft beer weddingSo great how Jamie chose to toss a surprise break-away bouquet so that several¬†friends walked away winners. It did get a little competitive out there, though!crowd of guests dancing at karl strauss san diego craft beer weddingOkay, people… Time to get this party STARTED!!!¬†bride dances at reception at Karl strauss for her san diego craft beer weddingbride dances with her wifeWhoop! Whoop!¬†parents of the bride cut a rug on the dance floor at this san diego craft beer weddingcouple dances at reception for a san diego craft beer weddingguests dance the night away at this san diego craft beer weddingbride dances and parties at her san diego craft beer weddingSuch a fun and lively crowd!! Lots of dancing, laughing, and cheering each other on.
We fully approve of all of the above. ¬†ūüôā¬†fun guests partying at this san diego craft beer weddingfriends dance and party at reception at san diego craft beer weddingbride gets freaked by dancing friend at her san diego craft beer weddingSometimes I have to encourage couples to get out on the dance floor together with all their guests. I think it’s awesome to feel completely surrounded by all the most amazing people in your life and appreciate that rare moment in life. I definitely didn’t have to ask these two to do so. Just all them. Soaking¬†it all in. ¬†<3 ¬†two brides get down dancing at their san diego craft beer weddingtwo brides dance at reception at their craft beer weddingThank you, Jacqui and Jamie, for trusting us to document this incredible chapter in your lives. I’ve been so thankful to get to know you two as individuals and an especially dynamic couple. I absolutely cherish the new friendship we’ve developed during¬†our time together! Much love and best wishes for everything amazing ahead of you, forever and always.¬†two brides pose behind beer taps at karl strauss brewery at their san diego craft beer wedding craft beer wedding in san diego at Karl Strauss breweryTo Jacqui and Jamie’s family and friends, please be sure to sign their online gallery guestbook to be the first to know about image release and print specials!¬†Images will be released in 2-3 weeks.¬†

Jacqui and Jamie’s Wedding Pros:¬†
Photography: La Vida Creations Photography, Betsy & Annie
Venue: Karl Strauss 
Florals: Jerri Disney Florals
Coordination: First Comes Love, Nena
Officiant: Friend, Jose Corrigan

Catering: Karl Strauss
Cake Artist: Edelweiss Bakery
Jamie’s gown & headband:¬†Jenny Packham from The Dress Theory
Jacqui’s custom tux: Sharpe Suiting, L.A.
DJ: Sunset Music, Dominic

Hair & Makeup: Danielle of Say I Do Updos

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  • Katie Hinchey - Can’t wait for the rest! So beautiful!

  • Mai-Litha Harvey - Congratulations you two!! I smiled frome the first pic to the last (almost cried a couple of times). Beautifully, completely and totally you Jacqui!! I felt like I was there! If a picture speaks a thousand words, i hope these pictures are the first volume of a beautiful story that you two will continue to write with lots of love, friendship and happiness!

  • Desiree - Truly amazing job, ladies! You captured the beautiful day with the beautiful couple beautifully!?

  • Jerri Disney - EVERY. SINGLE. ONE!!! Betsy, these images of these people, that night, are so perfect and special! I love these girls, and their wedding was a joy. Your images of that night are fireworks and poetry! All of us who were there will feel a little pop of delight when we look at them, every time. What an amazing gift!

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