When Megan and Dave began planning their wedding, Megan had a clear picture of the kind of event she wanted. "I was envisioning something intimate and elegant, but also kind of casual," she says. "I wanted all the people we actually cared about most to be there, and for us to be able to actually talk to everyone." The perfect fit for Megan's vision turned out to be a long-weekend wedding in scenic, laid-back Malibu, California.

Megan and Dave in Malibu, CA

Love is the theme at this simply elegant affair

When Megan and Dave began planning their wedding, Megan had a clear picture of the kind of event she wanted. "I was envisioning something intimate and elegant, but also kind of casual," she says. "I wanted all the people we actually cared about most to be there, and for us to be able to actually talk to everyone." The perfect fit for Megan's vision turned out to be a long-weekend wedding in scenic, laid-back Malibu, California.

Fresh orchids give the vanilla and-chocolate wedding cake a splash of color. Before dessert, guests tucked into chicken with goat cheese in a tomato-basil vinaigrette and grilled summer vegetables.