Rich Romance

Counter Culture

Chezar centered the reception decor on vibrant hues of red, orange, magenta and stark white, accented with a touch of turquoise (paying tribute to the stone that’s locally mined). "The use of color is unrestrained here because the landscape is nearly all beige," she explains. The arid environment also influenced the choice of flowers—poppies grow in the area and can withstand the dry heat. This eclectic display of candles, frames and knickknacks for the guest-book table stems from the elaborate altars some Santa Fe locals have in their homes. Fresh geranium blossoms mixed with silk and paper flowers pull the presentation together.

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