Garden Magic: Ali & David in Sonoma, CA

When Ali Litrownik and David Stone sent out their wedding invitations, they used these words: “We will celebrate under the warm Sonoma sun, amid bursting grapevines, whimsical sculpture, waving grasses and blooming flora.”

“I wanted to use the property as a jumping-off point for the look of the entire wedding,” says Ali, an interior decorator and professional organizer.

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When Ali Litrownik and David Stone sent out their wedding invitations, they used these words: “We will celebrate under the warm Sonoma sun, amid bursting grapevines, whimsical sculpture, waving grasses and blooming flora.”

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Ali’s vibrant bouquet of calla lilies, roses, orchids and fiddlehead ferns by Hunt Littlefield.
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The bride then began her very long search for a simple gown with clean lines.

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A little male bonding among groomsmen before the wedding kicks off.
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On the sunny, breezy August afternoon of the wedding, the couple’s guests arrived and dropped off their kids with on-site babysitters.

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Guests took their seats facing the wooden chuppah, decorated with bold, Asian orchids and small, hanging vases of roses. The bride describes the ceremony as “mostly Jewish with an eco-human-social-consciousness flair.”
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Ali and David exchange their vows against a beautiful vineyard backdrop.

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Afterward, the couple observed yichud, a Jewish tradition in which the new husband and wife spend some time alone together. Meanwhile, the cocktail hour got started near the property’s barn, with guests enjoying passed appetizers and music played by a string trio: two acoustic guitarists and a bassist. Some guests took the opportunity to stroll around the property and explore its garden installations.
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