The Lab Event Media

Can’t wait until January 12 for The Lab Event? Check out some of the hippest Bay Area media outlets for engaged couples! 

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The Knot is one of the most well known websites for brides- and grooms-to-be! There is not a celebration detail overlooked within these glorious pages. From the blog and vendor directory, to the forums and gift registries, you’ll find everything you need to plan your perfect day. It’s no wonder The Knot and The Lab Event teamed up!

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If you’ve been dreaming of a perfect Wine Country wedding, you must delve into Wine Country Weddings magazine and blog! Wine Country Weddings is a niche online publication devoted to providing couples with all the resources and inspiration they need to plan the quintessential wine country wedding. You won’t be able to get enough of what is inside of these magazine pages, so grab your Lab Event tickets today!

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San Francisco Brides magazine is dedicated to Bay Area brides that expect the very best! With an array of resource guides, the latest news and trends in bridal fashion and more, Brides is your go-to source for your ultimate dream wedding. We love SF Brides and are sure you will notice how its pages have inspired The Lab Event! You can subscribe to the online edition for free, and check out the latest issue on their website.

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There's only a little over a week left to grab your tickets to The Lab Event and get to know these media outlets even better! Get your tickets today!!

Urban Glam Vendors

We can't wait to see these amazing vendors bring the Urban Glam inspiration board to life on January 12! 

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Are you envisioning the perfect shabby-chic antique for your reception decor, but don’t have the time to scour every thrift store within a 50 mile radius? You’ll love Milkglass Vintage Rentals! With an array of vintage tables and seating, antique décor, and much, much more, you are sure to find the perfect pieces for your big day. Don't miss Milkglass Vintage Rentals bring the Urban Glam inspiration board to life at The Lab Event!

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If you are looking to capture that great emotion from your big day, Jennifer Skog is the photographer for you! Her style is decidedly spontaneous, photojournalistic, and fashionable. Her brother, Rob Skog, is also available to shoot your big day, ensuring you don’t miss a detail.

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You are going to love the look of your Kate Siegel event! Come to The Lab Event on January 12 to get a sneak peek into her event-planning perfection when she helps bring the Urban Glam board to life! If you're a sucker for the little details, Kate Siegel Fine Events is sure to steal your heart.

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If you fall head over heels for letterpress, you'll love finding out about lilikoi design + letterpress! This local letterpresser creates custom wedding invitations, has a library of pre-made designs, and will even teach you how to print your invites! We really can't think of anything better than that...and we can't wait to see what they have in store for the Urban Glam inspiration board! Don't miss it!

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Savage Rose is here to bring your floral vision -- and the Urban Glam inspiration board -- to life! From your initial consultation to the moment they hand you your bouquet, you'll see that Savage Rose delivers nothing but the best! Their professionalism, quality, and eco-friendly attitude makes them one of the hottest Bay Area florists.

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Prepare yourself for the most amazing cake pops you have ever laid eyes on! These gorgeous creations by Sweet Lauren Cakes are sure to get guests talking on your big day. There is a variety of flavors and themes to choose from -- whether you are going for glamorous glitter or sports team-themed cake pops to sub in as a groom's cake, Sweet Lauren Cakes has a dessert for you! Don't miss her at The Lab Event!

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There is only 10 more days until The Lab Event! Grab your tickets here!

Urban Glam

A while back we ran contests on a group of fabulous blogs to gather inspiration for our next Lab event! We asked you to create your best board and we chose which boards we would be bringing to life. We wanted to share these boards with you as a taste for what you can expect to see at our upcoming event. We have 6 of the best vendors teams working away to bring your boards to life. 

Our Urban Glam inspiration board comes from The City Sage blog. Jade created this fabulous board. 



Kate Siegel EventsJennifer Skog PhotographersSavage Rose FloralsSweet Lauren CakesLilikoi Design +LetterpressMilkglass Vintage Rentals

Tech Space

 You might have already started checking out some of the latest online and mobile apps to help you plan your wedding celebration, and may recognize a few sponsoring The Lab Event on January 12 in Sonoma. Let's take a look at some of The Lab's tech favorites!

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Having trouble picking out your favorites? Favery is here to help you gather ideas and inspiration and get advice on all of those tough, little decisions. From bridesmaid dress feedback to invitation design inspiration, Favery is an amazing site to create a discussion around your style and event with those that you love and trust most.

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If you would rather skip the boxed gifts at your wedding reception and instead start saving for and designing that dream home, you will love Hatch My House. This online registry provides an interactive way for your guests to take part in helping build your dream house.

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Are you searching for the perfect wedding venue in California? I Do Venues has got you covered! This wedding blog and mobile app is here to help you choose the ideal location to say "I do." You will find all of the info and inspiration you need in their extensive ceremony and rehearsal dinner venue directory, from catering options to contact information and more.

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It’s amazing that any of our mothers planned their weddings without the help of Lover.ly! Lover.ly is the ultimate place to find inspiring images, things to buy, and vendors to hire for your wedding celebration. Searching for your favorite wedding themes and ideas with the search bar is super easy, while sharing your finds with others and shopping for those goodies are equally as simple.

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 Get ready to make some memories with Wedding Party! This mobile app allows you and your guests to catch all of those amazing memories with your smartphone. Guests can interact on the app, while sharing all of those great pics with everyone. Goodbye disposable cameras, hello Wedding Party!

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 Don't forget to visit the sites and download these apps before grabbing your tickets to The Lab Event on January 12, 2013!

Peony Pop Vendors

Meet some of The Lab's favorite vendors who will bring our Peony Pop board to life at The Lab on January 12!

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The duo behind Pictilio are in the business of making love. Yes, you read that right! Vitaliy and Candace take pictures and blog in hopes of inspiring couples to not only stay committed to one another, but to stay in love. You’ll swoon over the gorgeous photos from your wedding day.

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Are you envisioning the perfect shabby-chic antique for your reception decor, but don’t have the time to scour every thrift store within a 50 mile radius? You’ll love Milkglass Vintage Rentals! With an array of vintage tables and seating, antique décor, and much, much more, you are sure to find the perfect pieces for your big day. Don't miss Milkglass Vintage Rentals bring the Peony Pop board to life at The Lab Event!

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Lovely letterpress wedding invitations made right here in the Northern California Wine Country are what every couple dreams of for their big day. Dauphine creates stunning wedding stationery items that announce your nuptials with personalized style. Your invitations are a true vintage work of art, made on centuries-old technology and hand crafted embellishments.


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If you’re ready to bring your unique vision to life on your wedding day, A Savvy Event are the event planning and design folks to turn to! They are just one of the lovely vendors that will be bringing the Peony Popboard to life at The Lab Event on January 12! From large celebrations to intimate, wine country weddings, A Savvy Event will work with you to create a special day that you’ll never forget.

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Sometimes the wedding cake looks too good to cut into. That is how Sweet on Cake’s custom creations look and taste -- too good to be true! Whether you are looking for an unforgettable wedding cake or a creative groom’s cake, Amber will bake a cake that will blow everyone away.
 
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Gorgeous bouquets, spectacular centerpieces, and beautiful boutonnières are just some of the floral creations you can expect from ValleyFlora on your big day. You will not want to miss a sneak peek into the talent of this fabulous team at The Lab Event on January 12! 

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Don't forget to grab your tickets and see the Peony Pop board come to life on January 12 at The Lab Event in Sonoma!

Peony Pop

Happy Holidays, everyone! A while back we ran contests on a group of fabulous blogs to gather inspiration for our next Lab event! We asked you to create your best board and we chose which boards we would be bringing to life. We wanted to share these boards with you as a taste for what you can expect to see at our upcoming event. We have 6 of the best vendors teams working away to bring your boards to life. 

Our Peony Pop inspiration board comes from the Snippet & Ink blog. Tara created this fabulous board. 


A Savvy Event / Pictilio Photography Studio / Valley Flora / Sweet on Cake / Dauphine Press / Milkglass Vintage Rentals      

The Lab's Pop-Up Shop by Going Lovely

Did you hear? We're going to have a Pop-Up Shop at The Lab Event this January! There will be plenty of goodies for sale all night long!

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The wonderful duo behind Going Lovely will be designing our Pop-Up Shop. These ladies have perfected the art of event design and coordination! Whether you are a sucker for the little details or can't wait to see everything come together perfectly on your big day, Going Lovely knows what it takes to make you and your guests swoon. 

Don't forget to grab your tickets to get in on Going Lovely's amazing Pop-Up shop!

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You will love the look of Bird of Virtue's handcrafted jewelry and accessories for your wedding celebration and beyond. Earrings, necklaces, cuff links, and more -- all locally made in San Francisco -- will make a big statement on your big day. Adorn yourself with these lovely little pieces and let your natural confidence and style shine!

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 Careful! One look at a hiip bag and you'll have to buy them all! These are the perfect gift to give your bridesmaids (or yourself!), packed with the necessities to get them through your celebration. And there is one for every celebration. From stripes and chevron prints to solid leather and canvas bags, hiip has got a style for you!

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Modern garlands and pretty paper goods are the perfect additions to your party decorations! Le Petite Fest's chic creations will have you falling head over heels at your celebration. From classic book pages to retro glitter and neon decor -- you are bound to find something that fits the tone of your big day in the Pop-Up Shop.

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A sweet and chic bridal veil might be the perfect accessory you have been looking for to complete your wedding ensemble. If you have been searching for the ultimate couture bridal accessories, you will love Lovely Ever After's handcrafted, upscale, and vintage-inspired pieces.


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You might remember Everlylane from our last event, but in case you don't, let's refresh. This amazing shop offers tassel garlands in every color palette you could imagine. Spruce up your wedding then transfer these into your home for a fun little pop of color on any wall. 


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Don't miss all of these lovely vendors at the Pop-Up Shop at The Lab Event on January 12!

Teal and Yellow Vendors

Meet some of The Lab's favorite vendors who will bring our Teal and Yellow Inspiration Board to life at The Lab in January!


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Are you ready to party?! Bustle Events owner and creative director Erin Taylor loves wedding celebrations and infusing them with little details. Your Bustle event will speak uniquely to you and your sweetheart, and leave your guests speechless. Whether you are having your wedding here in the Wine Country or headed off for a destination celebration, Bustle is here to make your big day unforgettable!
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If you are looking for a scrumptious wedding cake for your big day, Crisp Bake Shop has got you covered! Have Crisp design a cake just for you with a delightful combination of cake and frosting, or choose to go the dessert table route and opt for their beautiful cookies, cupcakes, and macarons. Guests will devour the sweets that Andrea and Moaya create for your celebration. 

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Immaculate floral arrangements are one aspect of a wedding that impresses every guest. Make your wedding celebration a memorable one with le fleuriste's beautiful, fresh floral designs and romantic, one-of-a-kind creations. Everything from your bouquet to your reception centerpieces are guaranteed to be unforgettable. le fleuriste is dedicated to being green, too! You'll love seeing fresh flora in recycled vases, upcycled bottles, and more!


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Are you in need of unique vintage pieces for your big day? Heritage & Craft is the lovechild of Erin Taylor. Her rental company specializes in vintage furniture, props, small details, and custom pieces for your event. Many of the vintage pieces in Heritage & Craft’s collection comes from Erin’s own family heirlooms!

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Part photojournalism, part lifestyle, part directorial: you’ll love the look of Silvana Di Franco’s photography for your big day! Silvana uses film to photograph her weddings, but also utilizes digital photography to catch all of those fast-paced moments that race by.

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Are you and your fiance the ultimate DIY couple? If so, you'll love Print Your Party printables! Create the perfect wedding invitations,  stationery, and other wedding day decor to impress guests and compliment your personal style. You don't need a fancy printer to print your party pieces, either; and if you are looking for a custom design that is not already in their shop, Print Your Party is willing to work on custom designs with you! Super custom and delightfully easy--what more could you ask for on your wedding day? 


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Don't miss these amazing vendors in action at The Lab Event on January 12!

Get your tickets here! 

Teal + Yellow Inspiration Board

A while back we ran contests on a group of fabulous blogs to gather inspiration for our next Lab event! We asked you to create your best board and we chose which boards we would be bringing to life. We wanted to share these boards with you as a taste for what you can expect to see at our upcoming event. We have 6 of the best vendors teams working away to bring your boards to life. 

Our Teal and Yellow Wedding inspiration board comes from the Lover.ly blog. Allison created this fabulous board.




The Lab Runway

Check out some of The Lab's most fashionable vendors! This fabulous group of artists will be lighting up our runway show with some of the most unique and gorgeous dresses in bridal and some fresh hair & makeup from our fabulous team of beauty icons. Check out the list of gorgeous bloggers (group 1 + group 2) that will be strutting their stuff on the Lab Runway! 

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You are going to love getting the chance to see Sarah Seven’s gorgeous creations up close at The Lab Event! Sarah’s gorgeous collection will have you swooning – vintage, yet modern, romantic and whimsical – these dresses get all brides excited! If you are looking for lace or sparkle, or just want a dress that no guest will forget, do not miss Sarah Seven at The Lab Event in January.

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If you are in need of make-up for your upcoming wedding, look no further than Priscilla Francine! Aside from wedding hair & makeup she works as a freelancer for companies such as Modcloth, Glitter Guide, Dior, and many more. Coming with a background in the fashion industry, you know she will make you look your very best on your wedding day.



Our last beauty specialist who will be making our runway pretty is MicheTan.  She is bringing a simple and fresh look to the runway and will be bringing out the beauty in each of our fabulous models. Don't miss the show and make sure you check out the best 2013 beauty looks on our models.


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Don't forget to purchase The Lab Event tickets to see all of these awesome vendors in action!

Buy tickets here!

Rockstar Vendors

Meet some of The Lab's favorite vendors who will bring our Rockstar board to life at The Lab in January!

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Are you in need of unique vintage pieces for your big day? Heritage & Craft is the lovechild of Erin Taylor. Her rental company specializes in vintage furniture, props, small details, and custom pieces for your event. Many of the vintage pieces in Heritage & Craft’s collection comes from Erin’s own family heirlooms!
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Get ready for a day of perfection! Kate Miller Events is sure to have guests talking about your amazing celebration for months to come. Kate Miller has been in the even planning industry since 2003, and her team of creative consultants will create the perfect bespoke affair, just for you. From full-service planning to coordination and design services, Kate Miller Events has what you need to create a truly unique event.

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Looking for a fabulous and seriously hip wedding invitation design? Look no further than Mink! Mink’s hip cards are sure to impress your guests and set the perfect tone for your wedding celebration.  Whether you are in need of save the dates, invitations, or other wedding paper goods, you’ll love your 100% custom-designed cards from this awesome stationer!
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It is no wonder couples all over Sonoma, Napa, and Marin counties fall in love with PoppyStone’s floral creations! This husband-and-wife duo specializes in high-end floral couture that no guest can get over. In addition to their gorgeous floral creations, PoppyStone creates one-of-a-kind handmade wedding jewelry and custom pieces to adorn yourself with on your big day!

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Are you envisioning an unforgettable cake at your wedding celebration? Shannie Cakes takes pride in their custom-made wedding cakes for Bay Area brides and grooms. They will work with you to plan the perfect cake, and will use their artistic talents and lots of love to create a dessert that you will remember for the rest of your life.

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This Bay Area photographer’s work is sure to have you falling in love with your wedding day all over again! Em of Gem Photo’s goal is to learn your story and create art that shares that story with others. You’ll love the fresh, fun approach Em brings to your wedding photography.

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Don't forget to grab your Lab Event tickets to see these lovely vendors in action!

The Lab Photographers

Let's take a look at the fabulous photographers that you will see at The Lab Event in January!

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Volatile Photography clients cannot get enough of this Bay Area photographer’s candid imagery and attention to detail. Kristy is an ace at capturing all of those unnoticed moments that you don’t realize are happening during your big day so they can be cherished for years to come. 

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If you are looking to capture that great emotion from your big day, Jennifer Skog is the photographer for you! Her style is decidedly spontaneous, photojournalistic, and fashionable. Her brother, Rob Skog, is also available to shoot your big day, ensuring you don’t miss a detail.

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The duo behind Pictilio are in the business of making love. Yes, you read that right! Vitaliy and Candace take pictures and blog in hopes of inspiring couples to not only stay committed to one another, but to stay in love. You’ll swoon over the gorgeous photos from your wedding day.

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Part photojournalism, part lifestyle, part directorial: you’ll love the look of Silvana Di Franco’s photography for your big day! Silvana uses film to photograph her weddings, but also utilizes digital photography to catch all of those fast-paced moments that race by. 

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Your wedding photography is one of the greatest keepsakes from your wedding celebration. Let Delbarr Moradi Photography capture all of those luscious details that you never want to forget. Delbarr’s name means “to steal your heart,” and that is exactly what she’ll do when you see her work.

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This Bay Area photographer’s work is sure to have you falling in love with your wedding day all over again! Em of Gem Photo’s goal is to learn your story and create art that shares that story with others. You’ll love the fresh, fun approach Em brings to your wedding photography.

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Don't forget to grab your tickets to The Lab Event to see these awesome photographers' work in person!


Get tickets here!




Rockstar

A while back we ran contests on a group of fabulous blogs to gather inspiration for our next Lab event! We asked you to create your best board and we chose which boards we would be bringing to life. We wanted to share these boards with you as a taste for what you can expect to see at our upcoming event. We have 6 of the best vendors teams working away to bring your boards to life.  

Our third, Rockstar wedding inspiration board comes from the Apartment 34 blog. Lexi created this fabulous board. Check out the entire board on Pinterest. 


Kate Miller Events / Gem Photo / Poppystone Floral Couture / Shannie Cakes / Mink / Heritage and Craft




The Lab Is Going On The Road

While we finish up the final details for this event, we can't wait to share what is coming next. And it is awesome....

We have big dreams for this baby of ours, first and foremost, we are expanding! The Lab is no longer San Francisco specific, in fact we are on our way in putting together a 10 city tour of events. Yes, we will be traveling to 10 cities bringing all the goodness of our event to other areas. And hopefully will be headed to your city!

Want The Lab in your neck of the woods? Simply email us (with your city as the subject) letting us know where you want us to come. We will announce the final city lineup in January!


Vendors: Want to be a part of The Lab in your city? Email us letting us know where you want us to come and that you'd like to be involved! We are looking for the best of the best in the industry and would love to hear from you.

Woodland Wedding Vendors


Meet some of The Lab's favorite vendors who will bring our Woodland Wedding board to life at The Lab Event in January!

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Every rustic, woodland wedding needs a little shelter! Shelter Co. is here to provide an amazing outdoor experience for your big day. Romantic, European-style canvas tents, fire pits, and more will create a unique experience your guests will never forget!

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Your wedding photography is one of the greatest keepsakes from your wedding celebration. Let Delbarr Moradi Photography capture all of those luscious details that you never want to forget. Delbarr’s name means “to steal your heart,” and that is exactly what she’ll do when you see her work.

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Offering a fresh and modern approach to your big day, Floral Theory will astound you and your guests with stylish floral arrangements, bouquets, boutonnieres, and more. Yasmin and her team will help you develop your ideas and define your wedding style to create a day perfect for you.

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Your sweet teeth will love Fox and Fawn Bakehouse’s delicious treats! Let guests indulge in vegan cupcakes, or cut into an unforgettable, organic cake that no one will be able to resist. Fresh and locally made, you and your guests will love eating up Fox and Fawn baked goods on your big day.

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Are you a letterpress lover? The Aerialist Press prints exquisite letterpress wedding invitations and save the dates that no one will forget. Printed by hand on an antique printing press, you will love the deep impressions and timeless style The Aerialist Press exudes.

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Are you envisioning the perfect shabby-chic antique for your reception decor, but don’t have the time to scour every thrift store within a 50 mile radius? You’ll love Milkglass Vintage Rentals! With an array of vintage tables and seating, antique décor, and much, much more, you are sure to find the perfect pieces for your big day.

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Don't forget to grab your Lab Event tickets to see these lovely vendors in action!

Woodland Wedding

A while back we ran contests on a group of fabulous blogs to gather inspiration for our next Lab event! We asked you to create your best board and we chose which boards we would be bringing to life. We wanted to share these boards with you as a taste for what you can expect to see at our upcoming event. We have 6 of the best vendors teams working away to bring your boards to life. 

Our second, Woodland Wedding inspiration board comes from the Weddingbee blog. Sarah created this fabulous board. Check out the entire board on Pinterest. 

The Lab Bites {Catering Lineup}

 Let's meet some of The Lab's favorite Bay Area Caterers for your big day! These teams will be at The Lab providing you all with yummy bites as you walk through the event. 

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If you have already heard about the delicious food at the girl + the fig restaurant in the heart of the Sonoma County wine country, you might be super excited to hear about the girl + the fig CATERS! Their dedication to superior food and service will be apparent from the first moment you inquire about their services until their final farewell when your guests have departed. 

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Park Avenue Catering is dedicated to marking your wedding celebration as the most amazing event of your life. Enjoy innovative menus and unique serving environments to share and enjoy your wedding meals with your closest friends and family. 

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The delicious delights served at your wedding reception are sure to be remembered as a scrumptious element of your wedding celebration. Working with you throughout the entire process, Grapevine Catering Company wants to provide you with a wedding reception that reflects your personalities, indulges your senses, and treats your guests to the best in Wine Country cuisine. 

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Let’s not try and deny that every one of your wedding guests is looking forward to the food! If you are looking for a caterer that is fresh and inventive, Elaine Bell Catering is it. Let Elaine’s team help you express your unique style on your wedding day with creativity, imagination, delicious food, and romantic presentation. 

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Don't forget to check out these awesome caterers in person at The Lab Event in January! Get your tickets here.

Poetic Whimsy Vendors

Meet some of The Lab's favorite vendors who will bring our Poetic Whimsy board to life at The Lab in January!

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Guests will swoon over your wedding celebration when you utilize the amazing design insight of A & B Creative! This creative duo specializes in spectacular wedding and event design, as well as to-die-for rentals. Reclaimed barn-wood tables and benches, along with an array of vintage goodies is sure to inspire a day no one will ever forget. 

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Volatile Photography clients cannot get enough of this Bay Area photographer’s candid imagery and attention to detail. Kristy is an ace at capturing all of those unnoticed moments that you don’t realize are happening during your big day so they can be cherished for years to come. 

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In addition to creating beautiful blooms for your bridal party, ceremony and reception, the ladies of Twigss Floral Design also are skilled stylists who love to make things look “ba-na-nas!” You’ll love the attention to detail brought to your bouquets, boutonnières, centerpieces, and more. Are you in need of event styling or vintage goodies as well? The Twigss ladies have everything you need to set the stage for an amazing wedding celebration. 


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If you’re getting hungry just thinking about that wedding cake or dessert table, you might want to hold off on visiting Batter Bakery’s website -- you’ll be ordering their unique, handcrafted baked goods before your big day even arrives! Made with premium ingredients and fresh, seasonal flavors, mouths will water at the sight of your sweet treats.

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Exquisite letterpress wedding invitations are one of the most highly sought-out wedding items on a couples' planning list, and Little Miss Press delivers just that. Luxurious wedding invitations, save the dates, and wedding day stationery are all designed and printed with love and care by Bianca. Don't forget the gorgeous custom calligraphy available as well.

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Looking for the best vintage rentals for your wedding? Milkglass Vintage Rentals is definitely your go to spot. They have a huge warehouse of everything you could ever need from couches, arm chairs, trunks, glassware and all those small details that make each location of your wedding day perfect. 

Don't forget to get your Lab Event tickets to see these lovely vendors in action!

Poetic Whimsy

A while back we ran contests on a group of fabulous blogs to gather inspiration for our next Lab event! We asked you to create your best board and we chose which boards we would be bringing to life. We wanted to share these boards with you as a taste for what you can expect to see at our upcoming event. We have 6 of the best vendors teams working away to bring your boards to life. 

Our first board - Poetic Whimsy - comes from Ruffled Blog. Gretchen Gerdsen created this fabulous board. Check out the entire board on Pinterest.

  
We will share more details about this great group of vendors on Wednesday but here is the great group of vendors that will be bringing this board to life -  


Grab your tickets to The Lab use coupon code "cyber" for 30% off tickets today only!

Be Part Of The Lab Library

The next few weeks are going to be huge for us! We have been working hard since January securing everything for The Lab 2013 and we are finally ready to share it all! 

Our fabulous featured lineup will knock your socks off not to mention all the sweet surprises we will be unveiling from now until January's event! 


While we finish up the details and get everything ready, we are placing a call for Library vendors! We have a great group of awesome Northern California vendors and only have a few spots left to fill but we want to hear from you. (Photog + Event Designer/Planners spaces are all filled up).

Email library@thelabevent.com for an application!