My inspiration for the wedding day and dress started with my macramé arbor cover & the venue, Little Bear Creek Ranch.

The sign "Little Bear Creek Ranch" is hung in metal lettering from wooden beams over a gravel road entrance in Anderson, CA.

White chairs, flowers, and hay bales adorn a grass area surrounded by oak trees at Little Bear Creek Ranch for a wedding ceremony.

A macrame backdrop hangs from an arbor made of wooded beams and decorated with orange flowers at Litte Bear Creek Ranch.

Close-up on an entrance to a ranch wedding ceremony with floral decorations, water bottles, and a sign, "Pick a seat, not a side".

Little Bear Creek Ranch barn at sunset with wedding reception faintly visible.

Barn wedding reception in northern California is decorated with white drapery, tablecloths, and chairs.

Bride and Groom table is decorated with white and terracotta flowers in Anderson, CA.

Barn wedding cake is decorated with orange, white, and pink flowers. The topper says A (heart) J in rose gold wire with an arrow through.

Barn wedding dessert table (held up by barrels) display of pastries, with a metal letter initial of the wedding couple's last name.

Wedding decorations of metal block lettering with bride and grooms initials, "A & J"

A wedding bouquet with orange and white flowers sits on a beige tufted chair next to a bright window.

A leather wedding vow book rests in a silver dish with pink roses, perfume, and an antique mirror and hairbrush

Wedding rings are displayed on a wooden box engraved with initials and leaf design.

Comfort was the most important thing for me when it came to picking my dress. I wanted something comfortable, unique & elegant. 

Jyla Wiesgerber's mother buttons the back of her wedding dress in Anderson, CA.

Always Elegant bride Jyla Wiesgerber applies lip gloss in a white antique mirror in Anderson, CA.

Bridesmaids in blush and terracotta pin a vail on Always Elegant Chico bride Jyla Weisgerber.

Always Elegant bride Jyla hugs a toddler in a tuxedo in Anderson, CA.

Groom Andrew Wiesgerber writes vows before his wedding in Anderson, CA.

The best moments of our wedding day were our first look & sunset photos. 

A bride strikes a goofy pose behind her groom's back before a first look.

A bride taps her groom's shoulder before a wedding first look in Anderson, CA.

A bride smiles at her groom as he turns to see her during a first look in Anderson, CA.

Groom covers his face in emotion during a wedding first look at Little Bear Creek Ranch, Anderson, CA.

The Weisgerber bride and groom embrace during a wedding first look.

The Weisgerbers exchange vows in private under an oak tree in a field at Little Bear Creek Ranch.

A boho bride in a high-neck mermaid dress holds hands with her groom in a field at Little Bear Creek Ranch, Anderson, CA.

Always Elegant Boho bride and groom kiss while dancing in a field at Little Bear Creek Ranch, northern California.

A groom hugs bride from behind as they smile for a photo in northern California.

A bride rests her forehead on a groom as they embrace in a field before their northern California wedding.

Bride with open back dress and groom walk down a gravel path holding hands in Anderson, CA.

Everyone was SO happy to be there! That made me feel like all the stress was so worth it. 

Bridesmaids in flannel shirts hold their drinks out for a cheers with the bride before the wedding.

The bridal party in velvet, pink, an d navy blue raise fist pumps as the bride and groom kiss at Little Bear Creek Ranch, in NorCal.

The bridal party all bite into cans take a drink together in Northern California.

The bridal party in pink and navy blue walks along the wedding couple in a field in Anderson, CA.

Groomsmen in grey vests and blue jeans point to the groom and cheer him on at Little Bear Creek Ranch.

Bridesmaids in pink with orange flowers and Always Elegant Bride Jyla stand in a line and look over their shoulders in a field.

Bride pins a pink boutonniere on a toddler in a grey vest in Anderson, Northern California wedding.

Bride and groom pose with toddler son in a field at Little Bear Creek Ranch in Anderson, CA.

Advice to future brides: To not overthink the little things. Focus on the parts the mean the most to you and enjoy the rest. People will enjoy the day no matter what.

A groom admires Always Elegant bride at a macrame arbor during a wedding ceremony at Little Bear Creek Ranch, Anderson, CA.

The Weisgerbers share a kiss as newlyweds next to hay bale decorations at Little Bear Creek Ranch.

 You may think.. “how is this all going to come together”? I did. You know what? It just does!

A wedding welcome sign with a picture of the wedding couple on an easel in front of a barn.

A wedding couple's dating photos are pinned on a wooden board as a decoration in Anderson, CA.

A guest book alternative, wedding guests have signed clear glass with a distressed wooden frame and the couple's name.

A wooden family emblem sits near cocktail hour snacks and charcuterie board at a wedding in Anderson, CA.

A memorial table is adorned with pictures, flowers, and a candle at a wedding reception.

Kids' coloring materials are strewn across a card table at a wedding reception.

Pastries are stacked on a dessert table on a metal display for a barn wedding.

All your vendors know their jobs, and all you have to do is just enjoy your day. You put in a lot of work, so enjoy it! 

The Weisgerber couple share a first dance at their barn wedding in Anderson, CA.

Groom and Always Elegant bride laugh during their wedding first dance.

Always Elegant bride Jyla Weisgerber in open back dress hugs her groom during their wedding first dance.

Bride and groom cheer on their toddler son as he holds the microphone for a speech at a barn wedding.

The bride and groom laugh while a bridesmaid gives a speech at Little Bear Creek Ranch wedding.

The groom Andrew Weisgerber hugs a best man after a speech at barn wedding, northern California.

Zoomed-out shot of barn outdoor reception area with string lights at Little Bear Creek Ranch, Anderson, CA.

Wedding guests dance during a barn reception with string lights and white drapery in Anderson, CA.

Aerial shot of wedding guests on the barn dance floor at Little Bear Creek Ranch reception.

A limo is parked outside barn at Little Bear Creek Ranch after a wedding in Anderson, CA.

Photographer: Ashley Carlascio | Wedding Dress: Always Elegant Bridal | Venue: Little Bear Creek Ranch, Anderson, CA | Cake: Lily Bean Cake House | Florist: Little Red Hen | Planner: 530 Bride | Caterer: Odell BBQ, Redding, CA | DJ/Music: Netsoundpro (Jason) | Invitations: Truly Engaging Invitations