Planning a wedding is fun, but it's also a lot of work. As you get ready for an afternoon of prepping for the big day, we know you'll be itching for inspiration. And lucky for you, our brand new real weddings video channel is filled with sweet stories from real couple's I do's. Settle in for a video (or ten!) and watch as the ideas come rolling in. Each week we've been spotlighting one of our favorite new love stories, and today's great ideas come courtesy of Veronica and Brad's outdoor wedding in San Juan Capistrano, California.
The Cana Family captured every sweet moment of this couple's fall wedding at Serra Plaza. The day starts with the couple getting ready with their closest friends and family, and both the bride and groom open gifts from the other. The joyous look on Brad's face as he opens his surfboard should be inspiration enough that taking a moment to surprise your significant other on the morning of the wedding is a great idea. Another special pre-wedding memory? Veronica's first look with her father! Try not to shed a tear while watching the bride and her father seeing each other before their walk down the aisle. As a twist, the bride's soon-to-be father-in-law pops in, too, and is moved to tears at the sight of his new daughter.
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We can't get enough of the Cana Family's signature style of including a personalized message from both the bride and groom. Veronica goes the emotional route while Brad is undesirably excited. Once it comes time for the ceremony, these two could not be happier to become husband and wife. Watch as the pair exchange vows beneath glowing chandeliers in the property's romantic Spanish-style courtyard.
Before heading into their reception, this adorable couple enjoys a tour of the property and some much deserved alone time, which is one of the best ideas to steal from their special day.