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From the Magazine: Something Special at Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Colorado Wedding Magazine Feature - Something Special Wedding at Devil's Thumb Ranch

Eve and Don met in Afghanistan, got engaged in Ireland, and tied the knot at one of our favorite Colorado venues, Devil’s Thumb Ranch.  JA Special Events planned this heart-felt celebration that was perfectly captured by Brinton Studios. The bride wore a custom-made dress by Deedee Vicory at The Wedding Seamstress while the groom chose a custom-made suit by Luke Faricy at Rutledge’s.  Add in gorgeous florals by Statice Floral, a pretty cake by Devil’s Thumb Ranch with a color palette of navy, light blue, copper, and cream and you can see why we could not resist featuring this unique wedding in the magazine!

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Advice from the couple: Include the things which you love and make you happy; let your choices be a reflection of the two of you. Most importantly, have fun planning your wedding TOGETHER. We strongly recommend hiring a wedding planner!

Colorado Wedding Magazine Feature - Something Special Wedding at Devil's Thumb Ranch

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An Urban Chic Wedding in Denver

Jillian & Shawn   |  September 5th  |  Denver, Colorado

From the bride: Our wedding was very us. The location was us, the music was us, the cake was us. We chose a color palette of deep teal with orange accents (Shawn’s favorite color). Orange socks for the groomsmen, orange toenails for the ladies, orange Calla Lilies, and an orange cake. Our inspiration was the Denver downtown area, cocktail parties, classic looks and décor.
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The ceremony was on the roof of the Westin downtown with a beautiful view of the city as well as the mountains in the distance. 

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The weather started out cloudy, but as we were exchanging vows the sun peaked out of the clouds, almost on cue, and lit the entire wedding party. We did a wine blending ceremony. Our officiant did a wonderful job of verbalizing the significance of the blending of the different wines to symbolize the joining of our lives. An Urban Chic Wedding in Denver An Urban Chic Wedding in Denver An Urban Chic Wedding in Denver

Looking back, I would have done a first look and had pictures taken before the ceremony instead of during cocktail hour. It was a bit rushed and I would have liked that time to spend with our guests. An Urban Chic Wedding in Denver

My most memorable moment was our first dance.  My advice: Enjoy the ride and don’t get too stressed out. Everything turns out in the end!

An Urban Chic Wedding in Denver

Jillian’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS
Photographer:  Gracie Belle   //  Venue Caterer & Lodging: Westin Denver Downtown  //  Floral Designer: My Favorite Florist  //  Wedding Gown: Emma & Grace Bridal Studio  //  Hair Stylist: The Parlour, Highlands  //  Bridesmaid Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids  //  Men’s Wear: Men’s Wearhouse

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A Colorado Springs Celebration

Whitney & Matt  |  March 21st  |  Colorado Springs, Colorado

From the bride: Our wedding was magical! It was a day that will never be forgotten!

 I had all 9 of my bridesmaid’s dresses custom made. All of my ladies enjoy wine, so I had wine glasses monogrammed with their initials and had wine waiting for us to enjoy when we arrived to the venue, while we got ready. 

For the kids, we had a movie playing in a side ballroom where we had sand buckets with each child’s name that were filled with toys and fun things to do while their parents got to enjoy the wedding!

 My husband was a firefighter at the time of the Black Forest fire where he spent 9 days battling the flames. So, we got some burnt wood from the fire and hand made picture frames. We added our engagement photo and gave them to our parents as their thank you gifts, they loved it!


Whitney’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS

Photography: Tina Joiner Photography.  She was absolutely incredible!! So accommodating, kind, listened to what our visions were and did whatever it took to make us happy. No matter what life event we want captured from here on out, we will only use Tina!

Venue: The Pinery at the HillThis venue is fantastic! They do every detail with you and listen to make it the day you always dreamed of. They have world class chefs that made our menu so delicious, our guests are still talking about the food and cake to this day! The bridal suite is to die for, with views facing historical downtown Colorado Springs. They have 7 vanity stations for you to get ready and a salon chair in the suite. It’s so amazing, I can hardly describe it!!

Bride’s Dress: Danelle’s BridalMy personal stylist was Lorraine and she was so sweet, patient and helpful. I was there for 2 hours and tried on 8 dresses, the very last one being “the one”!!

Hair & Makeup: Le Reve Salon and Day Spa. This salon is beautiful and has some of the most talented stylist in the Colorado Springs area. They made us feel so welcomed and spent their time on making our hair perfect and exactly how each of us wanted it to look! My girls were stunning from head to toe!!

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