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Fly Me to the Moon: Minimalist Wedding Inspiration | Featured on The Perfect Palette

As a helicopter tour company and venue, naturally the sky is our favorite place to be. Jessica Foster Planning and Peterson Design & Photo teamed up to bring that inspiration back down to the ground. With a less is more approach, this vendor team enhanced Hangar 21 North’s modern, whitewalls by bringing in hues of blue and hints of amber and gold.

The couple meet inside for a ceremony. The aisle accented with gold geometric terrariums that paired with a gold and geometric ceremony moon by Paper Moon Shoppe showered with flowers by Going Steady Studios.

Our bride dressed in a modern soft blue dress, and shining star pumps, while her groom complimented her with a dark steel grey from Stitch and Tie. A reception to follow with lounge and rentals by Sweet SalvageRentals.

Planning: Jessica Foster Planning // Photographer: Peterson Design & Photography//Venue: Hanger 21 North // Calligraphy: Willemina Typography// Flowers: Going Steady Studios// Specialty Backdrop: Paper Moon Shoppe// Models: Chandra Brenner and CJ Natoli// Makeup and Hair: Drama N Glam Artistry// Dress: RMINE // HairAccessories: Blair Nadeau Millinery// Earrings: Brooke Corson // Tux: Stitch and Tie // Cake: Big Sugar Bake Shop // Desserts and Rentals: Jay’s Catering // Vintage Rentals: Sweet Salvage Vintage Rentals// TableTop Rentals: Cherished Rentals // Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen Rentals // RingBox: Mrs Box // Shoes: J Adams Shoes // SmokeBombs: ShippedYesterday // Vintage Stamps: Verde Studio // Ribbon: Illume Silks // MediaPlacement: Rayce PR

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Moon & Stars Baby Shower | Featured on 100 Layer Cakelet and 100 Layer Cake

There couldn’t be a more perfect combination than a sky-inspired baby shower and a venue that will take you there. Queue the Helicopter! It’s no wonder it was featured twice this week on 100 Layer Cakelet and 100 Layer Cake. (hyperlink below)

When you bring in the dynamic duo of planning, design, and perfecting all the details- Laura of Perfectly Poised Events and Candace of Candace Jollee Events-you can expect nothing less than an event this dreamy. We are thrilled to be a part of celebrating the arrival of Bennett James with some of our favorite vendors, including Mom, Aly, and Grandma, Theresa, of Sundrop Vintage. It was so special and fun to be celebrating their growing family. Check out some of our favorite details:

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To Eat- A brunch assortment of colorful fruit, salads, breakfast quiches and a savory taco bar. YUM

To Drink- Served up from the Hello Penny bar rental, an assortment of beer, wine and bubbly.

Take Flight- Nothing about this baby shower was average, so naturally the prize for winning a game- a Helicopter Ride. With a gift like that, all the ladies and guys were competitive and eager to play!

We’re happy to share that sweet Bennett James was born on August 6. We can’t wait to meet you little guy!

Photography: Nola Fontanez // Venue: Hangar 21 in Orange County, CA // Planning & Design: Perfectly Poised Events // Production: Candace Jolee Events // Floral: French Buckets // Balloons: Balloonzilla // Lighting: SD Socialights // Furniture Rentals: Sundrop Vintage Rentals // Tabletop Rentals: Baker Party Rentals & Sundrop Vintage Rentals // Cakes & Sweets: Elise Cakes // Cotton Candy Cart: Sugar Bouffant // Popsicle Cart: Pacific Organic Pops // Catering: Jay’s Catering // Toffee Favors: B. toffee // Acrylic & Signage: Double Dipped Calligraphy // Moon Backdrop: Paper Moon Shoppe // Macrame Moon & Swing: Macramama  // Bus Bar Rental: Hello Penny Mobile Bar // Linen: Luxe Linen

Summer Wedding Inspiration: Jarryd + Kirstie

 Jarryd and Kirstie’s June wedding captured the romance of a tropical summer night with a color palette that rivaled the melting colors of a sunset- with green floral accents.

The evening began with an indoor ceremony-the stunning backdrop would be repurposed for their sweetheart table. I do’s were exchanged and their 120 guests were invited out to the Tarmac where they were greeted with a summer breeze, signature cocktails, and tray passed appetizers- crab cakes topped with a mango papaya salsa and crisp, cold vegetarian springs rolls. As they enjoyed the runway views with planes and helicopters in the background- the team inside worked to transform the space for reception. Viola!

They entered their reception in true Hangar 21 fashion with a helicopter grand entrance, but if you’re wondering what a grand entrance REALLY looks like on the other side. Here is the reaction from family and friends:

The tropical theme of the night carried on with a menu to match- beginning with a colorful Papaya salad, with an entrée choice of Kalua Pork with a Pineapple Brown Sugar glaze or Macadamia Mahi-Mahi served alongside candied sweet potatoes and a Hawaiian rice. For dessert, a cherry on top of a build-your-own sundae bar and fresh, warm cookies.

Venue - Hangar 21 // Food & Bar - Jay’s Catering // Coordination - Peonies and Bliss Events // DJ - Awthenik Vibes // Photo - Nikki Medina // Video - Marquee Films // Floral and Cake- Classic Flowers and Confections

An Intimate Weekday Wedding: Princesa + Johnathon

On April 12, 2018, this couple celebrated their union with their closest family and friends- which began with an outdoor ceremony on the Tarmac, with an arch that the groom himself designed and created. For cocktail hour, a selection of tray passed appetizers including Jay’s famous Palm Sandwich. Dinner included an All-American buffet of Boneless BBQ Chicken, Smoked Beef Brisket, Mac and Cheese station plus fresh Cesar Salad, Potato Salad and Dinner Rolls.

The music flowed through the venue, and guests only left the dance floor to be whisked away for a helicopter ride or to refill their drink-both leaving guests buzzing. With a helicopter entrance, the Bride and Groom ended the night equally as grand with a sparkler exit. All captured beautifully captured by Christy Johnston.

Congratulations Princesa and Johnathon.

Venue - Hangar 21 // Food & Bar - Jay’s Catering // Coordination & Floral - Willow and Lace Company // DJ - Night and Day DJ // Photo - Christy Johnston // Dress - bhldn

Sunday Funday

We couldn’t think of a better way to meet and celebrate our new couples than a Sunday Funday with helicopter rides, mimosas, and a few of our favorite vendors. As the Booth and Bus Co always says, “But first, photos…”

The live tunes of Two Towns Entertainment set the tone for this cocktail-style affair. Sweet Salvage Vintage lounge areas invited guests to mix and mingle inside and on the tarmac.

While Hangar 1 served up brunch bites and a mimosa bar, over in Hangar 2 floral innovator, Rogue and Fox Floral Co, served a custom floral installation and hand-dyed drapery, surrounded by a circular ceremony with our venue ghost chairs.

Kelsey Sage of K.Sage Events brought this event to life with such an original theme and design. Every detail was carefully planned, and curated- and it did not go unnoticed.

 

Bridal Gowns & Jewelry | Lovely Bride / Bridal Headpieces | MJF Bridal / Calligraphy & Paper Goods | Pirouette Paper / Catering | Jay’s Catering / DJ/Emcee | Jack Farmer / Event Coordinator & Design | K.Sage Events / Florals & Draping | Rogue and Fox Floral / Hair & make-up | Flawless Faces Inc. / Linen Rentals | Wildflower Linen / Live Music | Two Towns Entertainment / Luxury Restrooms | Show Biz Restrooms / Photobooth | Pixster Photobooth / Photobooth Bus | The Booth & Bus Co. / Photography | Ashley Paige Photo / Table-Top Rentals | Classic Party Rentals / Venue | Hangar 21 Venue / Videography | Press Films / Vintage Furniture Rentals | Sweet Salvage Vintage Rentals

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