By Sara Dickinson, from Martha Stewart Weddings
When Campbell and John matched on Hinge in late 2016, they decided to grab coffee once John got off work and before Campbell had to head to a horseback riding lesson. The pair hit it off and two years later, in September of 2018, John planned to propose during a family vacation in Laguna Beach, California. After the pair enjoyed dinner together, John asked Campbell if she wanted to get a photo of the sunset. The couple headed to the cliffs below their hotel, and that’s where John got down on one knee and popped the question. Johns’ parents planned a surprise engagement party with both sides of the family back at their vacation rental.
Shortly after, Campbell and John began planning a ceremony at St. James by-the-Sea in La Jolla and reception at Rancho Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe for November 23, 2019. They wanted their wedding to feel warm and soft and give their 219 guests the time of their lives. “Guests were mostly from out of town, so I really wanted them to be able to relax and enjoy a piece of my heart in southern California,” Campbell says. The couple worked with Dani Blasena of HauteFetes to give their wedding weekend a cohesive vision. To continue reading, click here.