Wedding

Amy and Eugene in Pebble Beach, CA

Amy and Eugene in Pebble Beach, CA

01 of 08

The happy couple is showered with rose petals as they exit the church.

02 of 08

Framed photos of Amy's and Eugene's parents on their wedding days greeted guests at the reception.

03 of 08

Centerpieces burst with blooms of roses, hydrangeas, lilies, and peonies. Amy chose the pink flowers to complement the lush greens of the woods and golf course, and the cool blues of the water on the grounds of the reception site.

04 of 08

The groom wore a pink-rose boutonniere, one of the blooms from Amy's bouquet. The rosy hue also matched the bridesmaids' pink dresses.

05 of 08

The reception room, including the fireplace mantle, glowed with candles creating, in the bride's words, an "illuminating and magical effect."

06 of 08

The bride chose classic damask linens for the elegant dinner tables. The meal was a tribute to tradition: As a harpist played, guests dined on lobster with avocado, beef short ribs, and watercress salad.

07 of 08

The masterful wedding cake was a tower of Grand Marnier-soaked yellow sponge cake layers filled with white-chocolate mousse and fresh strawberries and topped with pink roses.

08 of 08

After the wedding cake was cut, Amy surprised Eugene with a chocolate peanut-butter groom's cake bearing the insignia of Stanford University (the bride and groom's alma mater). As the DJ played the university's song, fellow alumni were invited to join the bride and groom on the dance floor.