Wünderland & Co.

A collective of magic makers, savvy event planners, & designers located the Santa Ynez Valley & Santa Barbara. 

Curating dreamy curated weddings, large scale productions to micro-weddings intimate events, & styled shoots in the Central Coast & beyond.

Maria is the Founder & lead visionary along with Associate Planners Sara & Alexa. All are dedicated to each of our events to bring your vision to life.

Click here to tell us a little about you, your event, vision/vibe, style, love story, etc.

Inspired by the Simple Beauties

Maria grew up sewing, crafting, & hosting parties alongside her inspiring & event savvy mom. She founded Wünderland & Co. to showcase her creative talents & curated experiences with the hope inspire others.

She's an artist that loves creating, dreaming up creative ideas & making them come to life. Her creativity led her to Fashion Design, Styling & Merchandising. Earning a BA in Business Marketing. To working on location advancing to a Producer role in the Advertising Agency world. Successfully producing global & domestic commercial & lifestyle shoots in the action sports industry. This Momprenuer took a leap purse her daydream after having her first baby to now curating experiences & inspiring others. When she's not making magic, she enjoys adventuring & ranch livin' with her husband, two little ones, rescue dogs & kitty, & flock of chickens & ducks in the Central Coast.

Turning Dreamy Ideas Into Reality

Sara is pursing her passion starting with a move back to her hometown in The Santa Ynez Valley with her husband, toddler & rescue dog to plan events in the vineyards & views she loves so much. She incorporates the calm of her personality, her creativity & her background in hospitality to navigate any challenges to deliver effortless fun weddings & events. She tunes into the love & vision of her couples so they can feel relaxed & special.
Fun fact Maria & Sara first collaborated on a styled shoot almost 7-years ago & now continue to keep the creativity going.

An Eye for Detail

Alexa is a new dog mom living her best beach life in Santa Barbara. She met Sara many years ago working in a fast paced hospitality industry to later joining our team & is now entering her forth year of planning in Wunderland. She brings her calm & creativity to every project she takes on. She has a keen eye for detail & it is wonderful with seeing the vision & bringing it all together. She is also forward thinking & makes the most challenging installations look effortlessly beautiful.

Creating is Our Passion

We enjoy the entire experience of the planning process – from the initial meeting, to developing the event plan, managing the moving parts, unfolding the magic & logistics behind the scenes, all the way up until the big reveal. We love a challenge & are very passionate about each & every project. Our hope is to inspire you & make your daydreams & ideas come true.

We look forward to helping create your vision of Wünderland.

Our Superpower

Keeping the calm. A superpower shared by the W&CO. team that we have continued to earn over the years. We are thankful to often be given high praise for with detailed & artful pre-planning & ability to adapt & overcome anything that comes our way. We truly believe in keeping the calm & carrying on.