Royal Wedding 2011 at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

everyone knows that prince william and miss catherine middleton, had a royal wedding in 2011 at westminster abbey. what most people don’t know is that they spent the first night of their honeymoon hanging out with theresa and nate during their wedding reception at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs.

true story.

some other key facts i want to point out about this wedding…

theresa and nate are cool in pictures, but even cooler in real life. how cool? theresa sings in a punk band!

succulents make awesome wedding decor, whether your wedding is in the desert or not.

all your bases are belong to robot cufflinks.

wedding venues in Palm Springs California ACE Hotel

nate and theresa’s wedding ceremony and dinner were at the Horizon Hotelanother super cool hotel in palm springs. let’s check in to see if they’re ready.

wedding venues in Palm Springs California The Horizon Hotel

theresa was born ready.

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

Birdcage veil ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

The Horizon Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

The Horizon Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

wedding venues in Palm Springs California ACE Hotel and The Horizon Hotel

tie adjustment 101. you’re gonna want to take your shorts off for this one.

The Horizon Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

robot cufflinks ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

robot cufflinks at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

groom getting ready for ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

Bride getting ready for her wedding at the Horizon Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

first look!

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

wedding venues in Palm Springs The Horizon Hotel by Ohana Photographers

if spiderman was a sailor this would be his living room. i love it!

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

three words that should be on every menu… amigo, fried, and sausages.

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

i put myself in a crazy twister position for this shot but i’m glad i did. it’s one of my favorites from the day. everybody looks so happy.

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

a purple parasol and a tall cool budweiser… it’s go time!

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

black and white ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

nate and the guys were looking all reservoir dogs.

groomsmen at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

soaking up some sun, poolside in palm springs. aaaahhh. of course it was only seconds after i shot this that we all ran back inside to our good friend, ac. if you’re in palm springs and not actually going in the pool, it gets HOT!

Bride and bridesmaids poolside at the ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

purple parasols at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

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Bride in birdcage veil at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

and the big punk rock finish

rock and roll wedding at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

Events by Design succulents at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding decor using succulents by Ohana Photographers

bet you could use a cool one

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

gone but not forgotten.

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

everyone was having a little fun with holga

white Holga camera at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

and instax

white Holga camera at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

succulents for everyone!

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

i love the “us at age…” table numbers and childhood pics of theresa and nate. so fun!

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

The Horizon Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

ACE Hotel wedding succulents Events by Design

ACE Hotel wedding succulent centerpiece from Events by Design

ACE Hotel wedding venues in Palm Springs The Horizon Hotel

Bridesmaids dueling speeches during wedding at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

after having a good laugh, mom’s speech had everyone in tears.

Mother of the Bride speech at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

Bride and Groom speech at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

after the poolside wedding ceremony and dinner at the horizon hotel theresa and nate invited everyone to follow them down the street to their reception in the commune at the ace hotel.

Bride and Groom leaving for ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

not only did theresa and nate have custom hand-painted wedding cake toppers… they had a whole table full of wedding cakes. a little something for every taste.

hand painted vinylmation custom wedding cake toppers at ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

multiple wedding cakes at ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

you know it’s a party when the bride and groom hop on stage.

rock and roll wedding at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

rock and roll wedding at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

never try to sneak up on theresa, especially not in a sumo suit.

wrestling in a sumo suit at a rock and roll wedding at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

all the single ladies… and this dude.

bouquet toss at ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

prince william and kate got things going in the photo booth. they look so good!

Royal Wedding 2011 at the ACE Hotel in Palm Springs by Ohana Photographers

photo booth for ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

photo booth for ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding venues in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

ACE Hotel wedding in Palm Springs California by Ohana Photographers

special thanks to carson for having me along for this one. congrats on the new addition by the way!

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