Tessa and Mark’s Bright + Bold Beach Wedding in Los Angeles

Let's take a moment to look on the bright side with Tessa and Mark! This fun-loving couple wanted their wedding to reflect their positive, upbeat personalities, so they enlisted the help of Modern Rebel to plan and design their day! Lead Planner, Ainsley shares the all the colorful details of this beachside wedding at the Long Beach Museum of Art!

Tell us about the Wedding!

Ainsley: Tessa and Mark are wildly in love - in love with life, each other, their amazing group of friends, and saying YES to color + giving back to good causes. If you're looking for your hope for the future, we've found it - it's these two and their totally eccentric energy and zest for life. Given the incredible joy that have in their day to day lives, it was no secret we wanted that to reflect in their design.

So, our team at Modern Rebel & Co. designed, planned, and coordinated a love-party that would make even the two-left feet folks want to dance. There was color at every turn, banana leaf print linens, ninja turtle socks, fresh fruit on the tables, a custom crossword about the newlyweds, and a video booth cause this couple is obsessed with toasts! To top it all off - a funfetti cake because WHY NOT?

The planning timeline was initially 9 months but it was fast tracked to 3 months - yes, you read that right! The groom's brother's deployment status changed and the couple couldn't bear having him miss it. We planned, designed with only 3 months - good thing we found the coolest, kindest vendors who just dug this couple and wanted "in." It was a dreamy total love-party for this incredible California couple. Aside from all the amazing details, pops of color, and just everyone's shared splendor on the day - it was the best man [groom's brother] speech that made it all worth it. He was able to attend. Their community was right there alongside them and it's their vibrancy that gave the wedding the color more than any of the fine details.

Tessa & Mark's Rockstar Vendors

​Wedding Planning : MODERN REBEL - Amy Shackelford

Event Designer:  MODERN REBEL - Chelsa Cass

Venue + Catering: Long Beach Museum of Art

Photographer: Lauren Crew 

Videographer: Paper Bird 

Florist: Second Nature Creations

Dessert: Cakes by HollyK 

DJ: Colin Stutz

Car Service: Karmel Transportation

Video Booth: Speechbooth

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