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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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A Perfect Colorado Wedding Day

Brean & Andrew  |  June 21, 2015

From the bride: Andrew and I met at a real estate investing seminar. I stared at the back of his head for an hour trying to decide if he had a ring on his finger. When our eyes finally met, the rest was history.

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We chose a color palette of hot pink, orange, and gray.

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The ceremony was on the lawn of The Manor House, a beautiful 101 year old Mansion overlooking the mountain skyline.

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The reception was held in a beautiful clear top tent decorated with Bistro lighting.

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Our favors were SVEDKA Vodka shots in tangerine and raspberry.
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Looking back, I wish I would have had more time to spend talking to people…. the day goes by way too fast!

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My advice: Enjoy every moment of the planning and realize your wedding day will fly by. BrintonStudios0116

Brean’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS

Photographer:  Brinton Studios. CR and Tiffany are a power couple that knows how to capture every detail of your magical day to create mesmerizing photos you are sure to treasure for your lifetime!
Venue & Caterer: The Manor House  //  Cake: Cakes Amore  //  Floral Design: Kimball Floral  //  DJ: Elite DJ  //  Officiant: Bill Miller of Lyssabeths   //  Invitations: Red Heart Paper Co

Honeymoon: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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Whimsical Front Range Wedding

Cassie & Brent  |  May 23rd  |  Boulder, Colorado

From the bride: We chose Boulder for our wedding because we fell in love with the history and charm of Chautauqua Park. It is one of our favorite places to take a quick hike and grab a delicious bite to eat at Chautauqua Dining Hall.

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I made bouquet charms that hung with ribbon on my bouquet. Each ribbon held a small vintage frame with a picture of both my grandfather and my grandmother that had passed in the past few years.

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Our wedding style was light, airy, floral, with outdoorsy flair. Our colors were rose pinks, floral greens, taupe, and white.

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It had rained all day long, but luckily the rain stopped just before the ceremony. As my dad and I turned the corner around the tree to walk up the aisle, the clouds parted and the sun came out for the first time in a week. I remember seeing Brent standing up front, with the beautiful Flat Iron mountains in the background, and thinking this was the best day of my life.

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Our reception was at the Chautauqua Dining Hall in Chautauqua Park. It is a gorgeous historic building that is overflowing with charm. The dining hall is a beautiful cape-cod style building with a huge wrap around porch, complete with rocking chairs and a welcoming homey feel.

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Each table for guests was decorated with wildflowers in a vintage mason jar, paired with lit lanterns, surrounded by branches and pine cones.

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I loved our first dance to “It Never Entered My Mind” by Miles Davis. It was a time for Brent and I to truly soak in the moment and spend a quiet second together.

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My advice: Embrace wedding planning and don’t be afraid to let others help when they ask to!

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Cassie’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS

Photographer: Chris McLaughlin, cmp studios. Highly recommended!!! We were amazed at beautiful the wedding pictures turned out. Chris also made taking pictures a blast with his sense of humor, and less tiresome with his efficiency of taking the photos.

Event Planner: Leah Colby with La Dolce Events. Highly recommended!!!! Leah made our wedding what it was- a beautiful, fun, and flawless day! She was a life saver in the planning process and we couldn’t have done this wedding without her!

Venue: Chautauqua Park. I would recommend because of the stunning backdrop of the Flat Iron Mountains and their event staff was always willing to help out during the planning process.

Band/Musicians: Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles. Recommended as a wonderful Jazz/Swing/Big Band. They played original songs and had a great combination of funky/dance songs and slower songs. They were an incredibly fun addition to our reception- we are so glad we went with a band over a DJ!

Pie: The Huckleberry. We had the most incredible Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, and Strawberry Rhubarb pie.

Florist: Sturtz & Copeland. Very highly recommended! We worked with Lisa and she was absolutely amazing. I told her my style and what I was looking for, and she came up with all of the flower arrangements, which were spot on.

Guest Lodging: Renaissance Flat Iron Hotel in Broomfield. Fabulous at making us feel welcomed and attending to our guests. They even gave Brent and I free breakfast at their restaurant every morning- pancakes were to DIE for!

Caterer: Three Leaf Catering //  Bridesmaid Dresses: Bill Levkoff

Honeymoon Location: Placencia, Belize

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