Wedding Vendors for North Coast or Mendocino Weddings

Certified By The Guide wedding vendorsLooking for the best vendors for your North Coast or Mendocino wedding? We’ve got them right here. How do we know? We ask. And ask. And ask. The wedding photographers, caterers, wedding planners and so on that you find here have all been Certified By The Guide. That means we’ve asked dozens of people (other professionals who’ve worked with them and brides and grooms and mothers of the bride, etc.) for feedback on each one of them…and they passed with flying colors.

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Events of Distinction San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and Los Angeles

Category: Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Real Weddings:

An award-winning wedding designer and author of a groundbreaking book on wedding planning, Joyce Scardina Becker uses over 25 years of nuptial experience to help couples create amazing celebrations....

Petalworks Studios in Redwood City and Santa Rosa

Category: Flowers
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As a full service floral design and event styling company, Petalworks creates stunning wedding floral arrangements while also assisting brides in the selection of their rentals, linens, paper goods,...

Little Bit Heart

Category: Invitations

Little Bit Heart is a custom paper goods and design company headed by paper-loving cousins Elizabeth and Jenna. While they provide everything from handmade paper, to branding services, to holiday...

Minter and Richter Designs Boston

Category: Jewelry and Gifts

Minter and Richter Designs creates custom, hand-crafted titanium rings and wedding bands. Their motto is: “Since your love for each other is unique, we think your rings should be as well.”...

Deborah Coleman Photography San Francisco Bay Area

Category: Photographer
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With Deborah Coleman you receive a true photojournalist who documents your wedding day. Deborah conveys the best of your event, expertly using light, camera angles, and subsequent post-production...

SnapFiesta Photobooth, Flipbooks & Slow Motion Studio San Francisco | Los Angeles | Austin | DC

Category: Photo Booth

SnapFiesta isn’t your typical wedding photo booth. Their “open-set studio” is portable and can be custom fit for your wedding venue. Reminiscent of a professional photography set,...

SnapFiesta Photobooth, Flipbooks & Slow Motion Studio has special offers

Ju.Lee Collection San Jose

Category: Wedding Dresses and Accessories

From unique, gorgeous lace wedding dresses to beach bridal gowns, Ju.Lee Collection mixes vintage-inspired designs with elegant silhouettes. Their one-of-a-kind gowns are perfect for bold,...

All Ears DJ San Francisco

Category: DJs and Entertainment

All Ears DJ gets it. You don’t want a cheesy wedding DJ in a ruffled tuxedo playing the Chicken Dance at your reception! The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. All Ears DJ will only...

All Ears DJ has special offers

Simply Designed Potomac

Category: Invitations

Brides told us they adored the designs from Simply Designed and loved designer Heather Long’s ability to “get” their visions right away. Fellow professionals told us she maintains a...

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Rikki Ward Photography San Francisco

Category: Photographer

Rikki’s brides tell us that of all their wedding photos, none of the images felt “posed” or “contrived.” Rikki Ward knows how to capture the essence of the moment and the...

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Gavin Farrington Photography Alameda

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

It’s official: Brides love Gavin Farrington. They tell us he’s the type of guy you want beside you on your wedding day because he’s so relaxed, engaging and professional. But even...

Wolf Weddings Oakland

Category: Photographer
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Simply put, Nick Wolf loves photographing weddings—and above all else, he is a storyteller. He has a passion for helping couples create a timeless record of their love. He says, "A wedding can...

Andy Sandy Photo - Video - Makeup | Home For Brides San Francisco

Category: Videographer
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Andy, the principal photographer and founder of Home for Brides, describes his style as a combination of contemporary, photojournalistic and classic. He takes the time to understand his couples'...

Andy Sandy Photo - Video - Makeup | Home For Brides has special offers

SWC Consultants San Francisco

Category: Coordinator / Wedding Planner

Sarah Gallardo believes you must be totally comfortable with the person you hire to coordinate your wedding. After all, you’re trusting them with one of the biggest days of your life! Precisely why...

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Juniper Spring Photography San Jose

Category: Photographer
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Liza Head of Juniper Spring Photography believes, “the most beautiful photos are unscripted.” With a great sense of humor and adventurous spirit, Liza puts her clients at ease and captures organic,...

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Bay Area All Strings & Brass Mountain View

Category: DJs and Entertainment

With a wide variety of ensembles, styles and instruments to choose from, Bay Area All Strings & Brass’ talented musicians are sure to impress your guests and elevate your special event to...

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Marcel and Meher Photography San Francisco

Category: Photographer
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Marcel and Meher Photography is a boutique wedding photography studio with a style often described as a blend of wedding photojournalism and fine-art photography. Their passion for artistic imagery...

Marcel and Meher Photography has special offers

Andy Sandy Photo - Video - Makeup | Home For Brides San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Andy, the principal photographer and founder of Home for Brides, describes his style as a combination of contemporary, photojournalistic and classic. He takes the time to understand his couples'...

Andy Sandy Photo - Video - Makeup | Home For Brides has special offers

Hayley Anne Photography Santa Cruz

Category: Photographer
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With a photojournalistic approach, Hayley prefers blending into the surroundings to document the day as it organically unfolds. Her images have been described as simple, natural, elegant and real. She...

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Alan Waltz Entertainment San Jose

Category: DJs and Entertainment

Alan Waltz Entertainment is a small boutique-type disc jockey company that specializes in customer service. They’ll partner you with the DJ that will best showcase you as a couple, and your...

Alan Waltz Entertainment has special offers