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A Winter Destination Wedding in Breckenridge

From the bride, Shannon:
We live in New Orleans but all of our family/friends are back in Wisconsin & Minnesota so we decided a smaller destination wedding was our best option. We love the mountains and knew we wanted a snowy winter wedding. We love to ski/snowboard but wanted a location that had a variety of activities for our friends/family that don’t ski.

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My favorite memory was walking down the aisle to Donny.

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We had garland and candles over the mantel in the foyer.

A Winter Destination Wedding in Breckenridge, Colorado

For our wedding favors, my sister and I hand dipped pinecones in wax to create pinecone fire starters.

A Winter Destination Wedding in Breckenridge, Colorado

Instead of having a guestbook, we had our friends/family sign some vintage snow skis.

A Winter Destination Wedding in Breckenridge, Colorado

My favorite decorations were the gold picture frames with love quotes on each table because Donny and I picked the quotes out together.

A Winter Destination Wedding in Breckenridge, Colorado

Looking back, I was a nervous wreck leading up to it the wedding and I wish I would have just relaxed cause everything turned out great and we had the most amazing wedding day, but nothing compares to being married to your soulmate.

A Winter Destination Wedding in Breckenridge, Colorado

RECOMMENDED VENDORS:  Photographer: Danna Frost Photography  //  Floral Designer: Petal and Bean  //  Venue, Caterer & Lodging: The Lodge at Breckenridge //  Wedding Gown Designer: Maggie Sottero // Men’s Wear: JCPenny’s // Hair & Makeup:  Mink Salon  //  Invitations: Minted.com // Love quote prints: SongbirdPaperie

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A Traditional Hindu Wedding in Crested Butte

Crested Butte was the destination location for Chicago residents Geeta and Adarsh.  The couple wanted a traditional Hindu religious ceremony against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and nature.  They both wanted their friends and family to not only share in the joy of them embarking on their marriage, but also spend the week in a glorious unique setting exploring and making their own memories. What better choice than Crested Butte!
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VENDORS:  Venue, Caterer, Lodging:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort {more info}
Photographer:  Third Eye Photography  //  Event Designer: Prashe Decor  // Event Planner: Princess Productions  //  Floral Designer: FloraEventi  // Dress Designer: Studio East6

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A Western Style Wedding in Colorado

From the bride, Jaimie: We wanted to really show who we are as a couple with the style of our wedding. CJ grew up on a Simmental cattle ranch in Wellington, CO and has grown up surrounded in the western lifestyle. My grandpa was a melon farmer in Swink. He grew the best cantaloupe and watermelon that I have ever tasted. I grew up as a country kid and even wore my red cowgirl boots with my Little Mermaid dress to Disneyland when I was 5 years old. Our roots never left us, and we wanted it to have the touches of western style. A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado

The ceremony was quick, simple and to the point…10 minutes long. We chose songs that meant a lot to us and described how we felt about one another to walk down the aisle to. My favorite part of the ceremony, by far, was our vows. They were so heartfelt and personal and it just makes my heart sing to remember that moment and that feeling. What a way to start a marriage! Hearing CJ tell me, in front of our family and friends, how he felt about me and us and our life together was something that I will never forget. A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado A Western Style Wedding in Colorado

Looking back, it truly was the best day of our lives. We laughed, we cried, we danced. God lead us to one another, and it was truly meant to be. We had the best start to our marriage, and I cannot wait to see what is in store for our future. I would not change one thing about our wedding day.

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ADVICE: Stay in line with what YOU want, no one else. Everyone will have opinions about your wedding and what you should or shouldn’t do. Don’t listen. I had 11 bridesmaids. ELEVEN. CJ had 4 groomsmen. FOUR. Who cares? It was our wedding and we did what we wanted. We didn’t light a unity candle. So what? You’re supposed to do a garter toss and bouquet toss and cake cutting ceremony. We didn’t. Do things your way to make your day perfect for YOU. No one else.

A Western Style Wedding in Colorado

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Photographer: Kimberly Weber Photography   //  Venue: Brush Canyon Ranch  //  Floral Designer: Buffy’s Flowers & Gifts

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