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Angel and Stephen

Angel and Stephen's gorgeous Vibiana wedding was captured by Callaway Gable and coordinated by Stacy Porras. The bride carried a bouquet of white freesia and roses down the aisle and her bridesmaids carried bouquets of pale peach roses. The white and pink reception florals were a mix of roses, garden roses, jasmine, peonies and hydrangea. Angel and Stephen's simple yet elegant white and gold cake was surrounded with pink sweet peas at the bottom.



The Blissful Wishes Ball

We had so much fun at this years' Blissful Wishes Ball at the beautiful Vibiana! The 3rd Annual Gala and raised over $25,000 and over 200 guests attended. 

After a beautiful cocktail reception, we were escorted into the Vibiana for a presentation of Kelly and Veronica’s granted wish by Kevin Covey, President of Wish Upon a Wedding 2012. The three-course meal by Good Gracious Catering and wine from One Hope Wine was incredible! After dinner, the board honored the three new Shining Star Inductees: Jeff BlackJake Kloberdanz, and Liese Gardner.

Wish Upon a Wedding received donations on silent auction items and the evening concluded with another live auction by Reverend Clint Huft and dancing to Undercover Live Entertainment. Thank you Samuel Lippke Studios for the photos! Wish Upon a Wedding is an amazing organization, so please give generously.

2012 Gala Sponsors 


Good Gracious Catering

TGIS Catering 

Vanilla Bake Shop

One Hope Wine

Cocktail Concierge

Samuel Lippke Studios

Isabel Cinémethèque

Classic Party Rentals

Wildflower Linens

Ice Bulb

Shirvan Designs

My Flower Guy 

Commerce Flowers

Calligraphy Katrina

DJ Nahchey

Event Company OC

Undercover Live Entertainment

Clint Huft

Fusion Designs

SoCal Shutterbooth

The Electric Violinist

Fusion Linens

Chiavari Chair Rentals

Wine Straws

ZinGBer Publishing – Barbara Wallace Weddings

Here Comes the Guide


tic-tock Featured in Wedding magazine 

tic-tock Couture Florals is featured in this month's edition of Wedding magazine in Russia. E is thrilled to be recognized in Russia's unparalleled wedding magazine; and to be recognized around the world for his original and beautiful floral designs. Thank you Wedding magazine!





tic-tock Twice in Ceremony Magazine, Spring

Spring is here and so is the new issue of Ceremony Magazine and tic-tock is honored be featured twice within its pages. Ceremony featured Wish Upon A Wedding’s gala, held at the Ebell, which we were honored to donate centerpieces for and one of our favorite weddings of 2010, Helen and Mike.

When we first met the glowing couple with their planner Christine Zohrabians of Fancy That! Events, their vision was clear: Vintage Inspired Opulence. Tall, ornately carved ceramic pedestals crowned by beautiful garden roses in pale shades of cream, pink and peach, hydrangea and lisianthus buds fit perfectly with the elegance of Vibiana – the perfect venue for the day of their dreams.

This truly opulent wedding was shot by Duke Photography. You can find mages from this and many more featured weddings in the pages of spring's Ceremony Magazine, available now in print and online. Come May, check out California Wedding Wave for more of Duke's photos from Helen and Mike's gorgeous wedding!



Vibiana: A Breathtaking Venue in a Beautiful City

Image by Callaway GableIn 1876, the City of Los Angeles welcomed its first cathedral, the Cathedral of St. Vibiana. Designed in the Italian Baroque style and named a Los Angeles Cultural Monument in 1963, St. Vibiana was a vision of beauty in downtown LA until the Northridge earthquake in 1994. Deemed by the diocese to be irreparably damaged, St. Vibiana was acquired in 1999 for reuse development and the restoration process began.

When it reopened as an event space known only as Vibiana, it quickly became one of our favorite venues in Los Angeles. The architecture and details are so exquisite, one wonders – at times – how such a beautiful space could possibly be made more beautiful. And yet, we see it happen. Time and again we work with fabulous ladies like Christine Zohrabians of Fancy That! Events and Nikki Khan of Exquisite Events who make each occasion in this space a masterpiece.  Last week, WIPA held a luncheon at Vibiana, bringing some of our favorite people to one of our favorite places and inspiring us to share a bit more about this amazing, historic venue!

BizBash President Richard Aaron shares his insights with attendees.One could easily spend hours marveling over the architecture.Each detail, from the columns and door frame to the ceiling provide a designer with something to play toWIPA President Pauline Parry of Good Gracious! Events welcomes guests to WIPA at Vibiana

Thank you a thousand times to Duke Photography and Callway Gable for these beautiful photos! 


tic-tock Designs at WIPA's Vibiana Luncheon

Tuesday afternoon’s WIPA luncheon brought some of our favorite things together: delicious food, great friends and new ideas – in one of our favorite places: Vibiana.

It was quite an event with Biz Bash President Richard Aaron sharing insights on event industry innovations and changes to the landscape of cultural engagement with advances in technology and shifts in media. There were beautiful tabletops and tic-tock had the honor of working with designs on two tables for the event. A table of our own and one with WIPA and Good Gracious! Events’ President Pauline Parry.

For the tic-tock table we went with a modern feel with paper flowers by Paper Botanicals incorporated into a large, sculptural piece made of white hydrangea. Tabletop elements from Small Masterpiece set atop a beautiful linen in gold and ivory tones from Wildflower and we absolutely LOVED the new chairs from Luxe.

Over at Pauline’s table, things were a little more romantic with lace and Queen Anne’s Leaf, Jasmine, Ranunculus and Freesia in modern white containers on a clean, dark finish wood table.

WIPA at Vibiana was fabulous and we’re already looking forward to the next meeting on Tuesday, April 5th at Maderas Golf Club where Carrier Associates’ Katy Carrier will discuss the legalities of protecting your brand – from trade secrets and copyrights to social media. Katy founded Carrier and Associates specifically for the wedding, special events and creative industries. We’ve had the good fortune of working with her and can say from experience that her insights are invaluable.

We hope to see you there!

The beautiful photos here were provided by the always fabulous Marianne Lozano and to her we say a thousand thank yous.  


Pamela & Darron

From the moment our bride Pamela walked into the shop with Christine Zohrabians of Fancy That! Events, her smile was radiant. Her eyes were shining, she was in love and she was inspired and that is always inspiring. She and Darron would be married October 2nd. They had a vision inspired by a gorgeous wedding in Mexico. She wanted to bring the outdoors in. No gold or silver accents, nothing over the top. Think earthy, elegant, sophisticated and oh-so-chic! In their vision? A church wedding, a reception at Vibiana and beautiful details from beginning to end...

We were, of course, all too happy to oblige!

All of these beautiful photos? Courtesy of CoutureFoto


Pamela wanted her bouquet, along with the other elements of her day, to have a natural feel.Incorporating bird-cage elements added chic.

 Hand-tied arrangements in clear glass containers are both elegant and simple.