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Jodie Mitchell & Abrahm Lustgarten | September 8, 2007 | Big Sur, CA

SITES & VENDORS

CEREMONY LOCATION
Pfeiffer Beach
Big Sur, CA

 
RECEPTION LOCATION
Ventana Inn & Spa
Big Sur, CA
PHOTOGRAPHER
Jill Johnson Photography
San Jose, CA
FAVORS
Flip Flops by Locals
Big Sur, CA
FLORAL DESIGNER
Swenson + Silacci
Salinas, CA
HAIR DESIGNER
Salon at Lincoln Lane
Carmel, CA
MAKEUP DESIGNER
Salon at Lincoln Lane
Carmel, CA
MUSIC / RECEPTION
Xtra-Large
Santa Cruz, CA
OFFICIANT
Paul Danielson
Salinas, CA
SITE COORDINATOR
Barbara Schroder
Big Sur, CA

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THEIR STORY
HOW THEY MET
At a New Year's Eve gathering in 2001.
BRIDE'S PROFESSION
Master's Student in Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon
GROOM'S PROFESSION
Journalist
LENGTH OF ENGAGEMENT
2 years
THE PROPOSAL
Abrahm proposed to Jodie at the top of Neahkahnie Mountain, overlooking the beautiful Oregon coast.
THE GOWN
Jodie wore a strapless, floor length, hand sewn with small pieces of raw silk- it's called the flutter dress. The designer, Lena Medoyeff, works with a small farm in India where she worked as a Peace Corps member teaching the farmers about sustainable farming practices.
NUMBER OF GUESTS / ATTENDANTS
100 guests / 8 bridesmaids & 6 groomsmen
THE THEME
A place and setting close to their hearts....the beach!
CULTURAL TRADITIONS
Jewish and Christian customs were incorporated into the ceremony. They were married under a chuppa made from small pieces of fabric sent to them by each of their guests and sewn by Jodie
FIRST DANCE SONG
Wild Horses, by the Rolling Stones
HONEYMOON DESTINATION
Mexico