Vendors: Venue: Orange County Buddhist Church / Wedding Coordinators: Alyssa Gaborro & Taylor DeRemer / Florist: Kathy Hirose / Hair: Penny Fair / Makeup: Valarie + Assistant (Kelly Zhang Studio) / Pianist: Spencer Yoshikawa /
DJ: Josh Pagtalunan (Phatal DJ)
Words from the bride: We wanted the wedding to be signature to our favorites, while making it comfortable and fun for our guests. it was more about them having a good time, than us! I’m (tawny) am more of a hostess than a guest, so making sure that we made the wedding as memorable FOR THEM as for us was important. this is why we incorporated a non-orthodox “casino night” into the reception because all of our friends and family enjoy gambling. and, we incorporated a bit of a competition in it because, my family is super undercover competitive. in addition, the family-style food service was important as well. we were tired of the traditional wedding feel and made it more “family friendly”. our friends and family have waited a long time for us to finally get married, so this wedding HAD to be impressive, while still staying within our budget!