Secret Garden Wedding in Santa Ynez


The lavish color palette of this Santa Ynez wedding is sure to steal your heart.  Tyler Speier Events brought our bride’s wedding vision to life in the most beautiful of ways, with crisp autumnal hues and carefully thought out details like “Bridgerton-inspired” music welcoming guests to the festivities.  Lush flowers, velvet linens, and injections of fun make the images beautifully captured by Dear Lovers an absolute must-see.  Revel over every detail in the full gallery.
From Dear Lovers…  Shaylyn and Gabe were married at Kestrel Park in Santa Ynez, California. They wanted their celebration to focus around their love of family, gourmet food, craft cocktails, and the joy of being with friends. Since Gabe’s family is from Cuba, they wanted to incorporate fun cultural elements as well. 
The invitation suite was full of autumnal colors, a custom painting of the couple’s dog, and a detailed itinerary for the weekend getaway in Santa Ynez, complete with a welcome wine tasting, and farm-to-table rehearsal dinner, wedding festivities, and an after-party at a western bar. When guests arrived at the wedding, they were greeted with rosé and champagne served in vintage glassware as the string quartet played “Bridgerton-inspired” music. Their ceremony took place underneath the autumnal branches in the allay at Kestrel Park, with lush autumn florals adorning the large arch and aisle.
Then, guests were invited into the secret garden, for sumptuous appetizers, a charcuterie spread, and signature craft cocktails – a passion-guava Mezcal inspired cocktail entitled “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”, and a New York Sour, a bourbon cocktail with a smoked glass served with red wine. The multi-course dinner reception took place underneath a sailcloth tent in the horse pasture, with lush autumnal flowers, velvet linens, vintage glassware, and a full band. As a nod to Gabe’s Cuban roots, the cake was infused with Guava—a decadent finish to the incredible culinary experience!
Vendor Team:
​Planning, Design, Florals:
Tyler Speier, @tylerspeier

Venue: Kestrel Park (Scott), @kestrelpark
Photographer: Dear Lovers , @dearloversphoto
Videographer: T & C Studios,  @tandcstudios
Catering: Field to Table (Alex), @fieldtotableevents
Rentals: Town and Country, @tacer_losangeles
Specialty Linens: La Tavola, @latavolalinen
Day-Of Paper Suite: K Designs, @kdesigns_sb 
Specialty Glassware: Otis and Pearl, @otisandpearl
Lighting: Spark Creative Events, @sparkcreativeevents
Transportation: Santa Barbara Air Bus, @santabarbaraairbus
Hair/Makeup: TEAM Hair and Makeup, @teamhairandmakeup
Bartending Service: Sidecar ( Lauren), @sidecarcocktailco
Ceremony Musicians: Organic String Quartet
 Jazz Trio + Reception Band: Fine Artists Entertainment – That Vibe  (Doug)
Restroom Trailer: Nicks Production Services
Bakery/Dessert: Lele Patisserie, @lelepatisserie
Officiant: Family Friend (wedding guest)
After Party: Mavericks Saloon,  @mavericksaloonsy
Rehearsal Dinner: Petros Winery@petroswinery


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Meet Tyler


Me and my team intentionally create bespoke celebrations for life milestones that inspire resounding joy, awe-inspiring beauty, and a deep sense of belonging and connection

I firmly believe in the beauty of carefully executed restraint, allowing the natural beauty of the venue, flowers, design details, and clients speak for themselves. 

I believe love is love - all are welcome here.

- tyler 

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From hanging installations above dinner tables in a tent to small details and candlelight in a powder room, our floral production allows us to bring to life exactly what we’ve dreamt up together through the design process, leaving you with peace of mind before the big day and that feeling of awe come wedding day. 

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