Acacia Mansion – Not just for Hallow’s Eve

“Fun and formal” is the motto of the owner, Kristina Knapic who bought and refurbished the sprawling Acacia Mansion in 2004. Nestled in the center of the Ojai Valley on what used to be hundreds of acres of orange groves is now a walled Estate close to Downtown Ojai.


Enjoy this photo shoot showcasing Acacia Mansion put together by a team of Modele vendors:

Amber Hiatt – Model

Attasalina Photography – Photographer

Felici Events – Visionary; Producer

La Tavola Linen – Linen

Sarah Jackson – Hair and Make up

Shell’s Petals – Floral Designer

Sugarcube Press – Invitation / Paper Design

goth photo shoot

During the town’s earliest days, many came to learn the teachings of Krishnamurti of the Krotona Institute and one wealthy follower, a widow named Madeleine Baird, built her dream home.  Madeleine brought many artisans from Europe to create a jaw dropping two-story entryway with alabaster floors and stained glass windows. Many of the ceilings are hand painted and the sweeping iron staircase is a beautiful backdrop for photos.  Here is a taste of the mansion with images featured in our first issue.


Fall Fairytale Cinderella

As summer comes to an end, there is only one thing that can cheer us up…fall!! There is something magical about fall that beckons to a world of Fairytales, nostalgic movies, family recipes and of course romance!  We are excited to kick off this Fall with this beautiful “Cinderella” shoot by Triplecord photography. We hope that your inner-Cinderella enjoys these wonderful images and we hope that you have a fabulous fall! Xoxo, Modele Weddings


TripleCord is dedicated to the art of legacy journalism, creating photographic narratives that show the best of each person’s character & life. Their International awarded art inspires greatness, elevates values, & celebrates the human spirit.


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Modele’s New Magazine Cover – Elizabeth Messina

The new issue of Modele Weddings will be on newsstands nation-wide February 7th 2012.

Enjoy a special sneak preview of our cover, with the elegant cover captured by the oober talented Elizabeth Messina.


Santa Barbara Wedding Planning Experience

Escape to Santa Barbara for a

Wedding Planning Weekend Getaway



An out-of-the-box approach to wedding planning


We all know the best way to get ideas for a wedding is,

well, to attend one.

Join us for a location scouting experience, see Santa Barbara vendors in action, attend a

rehearsal dinner after-party, wedding  reception, farewell brunch and everything in between.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the very best of Santa Barbara’s destination

wedding producers in action, relax in a luxury hotel and

enjoy being inspired for your BIG day.


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