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Kinsey Packard
& Charles Koznick
hese best-friends-turned-spouses met nine years ago, bonding over their
pursuit of acting careers. After spending three Valentine’s Days together as friends,
Charlie finally made his move, kissing Kinsey at the Stone Rose Lounge at the Sofitel
Hotel in Los Angeles. From that moment, the couple started their lives together, and they were
married on July 27, 2012 at the Montecito Country Club.
as they mingled; they were invited to write words of advice to the newlyweds on
hand painted cards.
The reception, held inside the Club, boasted round tables topped with
mercury glass candleholders, votive candles, and elegant white flowers. The guests
dined on filet mignon and stuffed chicken with butternut squash ravioli, before
enjoying the vanilla wedding cake topped with meringue buttercream frosting.
The attendees danced the night away, before the couple made their way to
the getaway car: a 1940 Packard sedan, which drove them to the honeymoon suite
at the Four Seasons Biltmore after a sparkler send off from guests. The couple
honeymooned in the Maldives and in Paris, France.
Photo Credit: Melissa Musgrove
Vendors: Soleil Events, Bella Vista Designs, LunaBella Makeup, Robin Loves Cake
Charlie proposed to Kinsey in September, 2011. With his parents in tow,
the groom-to-be took his love on a horseback ride in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
At the top of the mountain, Charlie’s father and stepmother snuck away, and
Charlie got down on bended knee to propose to Kinsey.
Kinsey, who was born and raised in Santa Barbara’s Mission Canyon,
planned an elegant wedding with a rustic flair. The 150 guests were carefully
chosen, as the couple wanted each and every person in attendance to have been
influential to them in some way.
The couple were married under a wood arbor made by Kinsey’s father; the
wood was collected from a childhood campsite and adorned with crème roses,
white hydrangea and orchids, Casa Blanca lilies, and jasmine and honeysuckle
vines. Guests were given parasols and programs, handmade by the bride and
her mother. During the cocktail hour, guests were serenaded by a string quartet
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