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Paulina & Logan  |  July 20th  |  Denver, Colorado

From the photographer, David & Lynn Townsend:
Paulina and Logan met through a mutual friend, and their chemistry was undeniably. Within a few months, they both knew what they had was special, and that they were destined to be together and become a family. They took their time, waiting nearly 6 years to tie the knot, treasuring every milestone in both their individual lives and in their lives as a couple. Their wedding radiated a simple elegance, full of meaningful moments that reflected Logan and Paulina’s love for each other.

David Lynn Photography | Chateau at Fox Meadows

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Photographer: David Lynn Photography  // Venue:The Chateaux at Fox Meadows  // Caterer Hearts Desire Catering  //  Floral Designer:  Thorn Creek Flowers  //  Officiant:Flat Irons Community Church  //  Cake:Kelley Kakes  //  DJ:Jammin’ DJs  //  Dress Store:The Bridal Collection  //  Hair Stylist:Blondies The Beauty Shop  //  Makeup Artist: The Maquillage

Wedded Bliss at the Garden of the Gods

Kristina & Curt  | July 7th  |   Colorado Springs, Colorado

From the photographer, Trystan Photography:
Kristina and Curt’s wedding almost didn’t happen because just a few days before the wedding date, the area was under mandatory evacuation due to the Waldo Canyon fire! But great attitudes, prayers and positive thinking prevailed, and the evacuation order was lifted and the Garden of the Gods Club re-opened just in time for the wedding!

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Photographer: Trystan Photography  //  Event Planner: SK Event Specialists  //  Venue & Caterer:Garden of the Gods Club

Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement

 Shanon & David |  August 22nd |  Estes Park, Colorado

Shannon and David have been together for 8 years and engaged for almost two. They’ve been super busy and have not had the time to plan a big wedding. They finally decided their best bet, if it was ever going to happen, was to elope. They are OBSESSED with the National Parks so Rocky Mountain National Park was the perfect location for their destination elopement!  They chose the perfect photographers, Jason + Gina Wedding Photographers to capture their intimate day!

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Simply Quaint in Colorado Springs

Katherine & Kevin |  July 17th  | Colorado Springs, Colorado

From the photographer, Frances Photography:
Not only was this wedding intimate, quaint, beautiful and emotional, but it was also light, fun and incredibly celebratory! From the raspberry pink and light yellow colors of the wedding party, to the beautifully crafted wooden fans, this wedding was picture perfect and represented the couple to a tee. The entire day was packed with smiles and laughter and scrapbooks filled with photographs recording every year of Katherine & Kevin’s relationship. The way these two looked at each other throughout the night truly tugged at my heart!
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A Whimsical Vintage Garden Party at the Denver Botanic Gardens

Jenna & Daniel |  July 15th  | Denver, Colorado

From the bride, Jenna:
The day Dan asked me to marry him it was the easiest decision in the world. Once I began to plan the wedding, it all quickly became some of the hardest decisions to make. Neither Dan or I had been to many weddings before our own, so we had no idea what to expect or the sheer volume of things I had to consider when planning a wedding. I remember feeling so overwhelmed by the extensive collection of content just on the internet alone. Just to bring a bit more perspective into just how tremendous this project would be for me, my fiance and I live in Australia and we were planning a wedding on the other side of the world in Denver, Colorado.

Photography by Lindsay Carole Photography

Dan and I were engaged for about a year and a half – a bit longer than the average engagement these days, but I needed every minute of it to plan the wedding from the other side of the world! The theme I had envisioned for our wedding was a beautiful and whimsical vintage garden party. I am a graphic designer, so I quickly became so obsessed with so many beautiful patterns, colors, decorations and even the perfect typefaces to recreate my inspiration. I wanted a big collection of colors and textures, nothing was supposed to match exactly, but it all was supposed to compliment each other perfectly.

The one thing we knew was that this day was going to be so special for us that we wanted to keep the wedding small for our very close family. We chose to have our wedding at the beautiful Denver Botanic Gardens {Rockstar Venue}.

On the day of the wedding everything went so smoothly. I was able to get ready relaxed and laughing with my sisters and my mom as we sipped champagne together.

For my something borrowed and something blue my beautiful mother lent me her amazing blue sapphire ring and it was perfect! I am very close to my mom, so it meant everything to me to have her by my side the whole day. It was so special for me to share that special moment with her when she presented me with the ring, but to have that moment captured in our photos and our video will be something I will treasure forever!

Then came the moment were it all had to come together and get me to my wedding, then I got nervous! When I finally got to the gardens before the wedding, seeing how beautifully everything actually did come together just took my breath away! I couldn’t believe it looked exactly how I had envisioned it! It was such an enchanting sight, I felt like it was a dream. The gardens were a stunning scene to set the tone, but the combination of all of my designs and the decorations created the lighthearted mood I hoped to achieve. The centerpieces and flowers turned out amazing and the decor was stunning!

The whole day went on without a hitch and it was the so much fun to spend with our families and all of our amazing nephews and nieces, but of course the day went by so fast, we wish it could have lasted a little bit longer. It was a day we will cherish for the rest of our lives and are so grateful that we were able to have so many people be a part of our wedding.

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*Rockstar Venue: DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS { More info | Website }

Photographer: Lindsay Carole Photography  //  Caterer: Catering by Design  //  Dress Designer: Roz la Kelin  // Headpiece: Feathers and Frills //  Decor: By Design Event Decor  //  Cakes: Cake Crumbs

Carefree in Carbondale

Shannon & Dan |  December 30th | Carbondale, Colorado

From the bride, Shannon:
I had attended a LOT of weddings before my own, as well as been closely involved in the execution of many others, so I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted. It was really important to me to find the right balance of DIY projects so that myself and my family could fully experience the event and not feel burdened by tasks the day of. I feel like we achieved this balance, and I think that’s probably the thing I’m the most proud of as far as the “event” goes.

Photography by W Squared Photo

Our wedding day was December 30th and we were prepared (and secretly hoping!) for a snowy wedding, yet it was a gorgeous 60 degree day full of sunshine.

We had each of our attendants and parents brings some soil from their home and then we planted a tree in all the combined soils during our ceremony, which turned out really awesome.

And one of my favorite memories of the entire day was when my husband and I had our first dance– we started off slow to “One and Only” by Teitur and then about 30 seconds in it cut away to “Jai Ho! (You are my destiny)” by A.R. Rahman & The Pussycat Dolls, where we had a full choreographed routine that nobody knew about. I remember doing the dance and seeing a couple of my best friends crying in the crowd– afterwards they told me it was emotional because they had just never seen me that happy.

Instead of a traditional cake, we had a dessert table with a variety of our favorite treats that friends and family brought to share, which was also a huge hit.

 I loved how our table centerpieces came together (the gray square was cut of Target curtains!, brass candlesticks from thrift stores, re-purposed wine bottles and old books to give height).

I remember sitting down for dinner and just relishing how much I loved the napkin rings.

The entire day was full of moments I will treasure forever. From delighting in the homemade details to the sweet moments with my family (dancing with my dad was when I felt the most emotion of the entire day), I truly loved every second of the day. It was the perfect blend of personal homemade touches and elegance. It was so much fun to see all my ideas come to fruition.

Looking back now, I honestly wouldn’t change a thing. My best advice is for couples to spend some time deciding what they want the overall “feel” of the wedding to portray, and to make sure all the details point that direction. Pick a few things that you really care about and go the distance on those, and then let go of control of the other things and let people help you! 

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Photography: W Squared Photo  //  Venue: The Orchard  //  Food: Downvalley Tavern  //  Dress: Dora Grace //  Make-up: The Face Place

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