Karla + Juan | Dia De Los Muertos Love at an Exposed Brick Wedding Venue | San Diego

Karla + Juan

Dia De Los Muertos Love at an Exposed Brick Wedding Venue | San Diego

Dive into Karla and Juan’s unique Dia De Los Muertos-inspired fiesta at an exposed brick wedding venue. Their journey started in the world of law enforcement, where they found not just their calling, but also each other. Karla stumbled upon my vivid imagery on Instagram and knew in her heart that it would perfectly complement the vibrant colors of their Dia De Los Muerto-themed wedding.

Setting the Stage: A Picture-Perfect Exposed Brick Wedding Venue

As we delve into their celebration, let’s paint a picture of the venue itself. The name of the venue – Brick – was a perfect fit, boasting an exposed brick industrial aesthetic that provided the ideal backdrop for their colorful fiesta. The blank canvas of the venue allowed their planner to weave vibrant papel picado, ceramic plate toppers, and other charming personal touches into the space, creating an atmosphere that truly reflected their love story and roots. Additionally, the venue’s proximity to Liberty Station, a favorite date spot of theirs, made it even more special. Plus, they were smitten with the nearby mural that read, “You are exactly where you need to be.”

Colorful Elegance: Karla’s Stunning Attire and Accessories

Karla absolutely stunned in her flowing gown and veil, which elegantly complemented her subtle accessories, embodying the spirit of Dia De Los Muertos. Her colorful shoes and earrings added a playful touch to her ensemble and a visual ode to the vibrant tradition. My team and I had the privilege of photographing their entire day, from the tender getting-ready moments to the exhilarating grand exit.

A Fiesta to Remember at the Exposed Brick Wedding Venue

The vibrant Mexican roots of the couple were fully embraced during the reception, with colorful papel picado and ceramic table toppers creating a festive atmosphere. Their grand entrance, accompanied by sparklers and a live mariachi band, kicked off the spirited celebration for the evening. Even their cake bore a Dia De Los Muertos-themed topper, weaving their traditions and personalities into every aspect of their wedding.

Karla and Juan’s day at this exposed brick wedding venue was a dazzling fiesta brimming with love, tradition, and personal touches that truly made it their own. Here’s to the newlyweds, their vibrant love, and the beautifully unique story they’ve begun together. Wishing them a lifetime of happiness and love as rich and colorful as their special day.

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Venue: Brick at Liberty Station

Hair & Makeup: Glam by Krystal

Photography: Paul Michael Cooper Photography

Dress: Luv Bridal

DJ: Ansom Productions

Coordinator: Jessica Rosas Events

Catering: Phil’s BBQ


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