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From the photographer Trystan Photography: We’ve been capturing photos of Bethany since she was a senior in high school. Not only has she grown into an amazing young lady, but she’s also an incredible photographer herself, so when she asked if we would capture the most important day of her life, we were incredibly honored. She and Danny not only have that easy, jealousy-inducing kind of love, but they can really dance. Swinging and spinning all over the dance floor, their energy abounded all night.

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An Autumn Wedding in Lyons

Kayla & Josh exchanged vows on a warm sunny day under the blue Colorado sky.  Hand-painted stones led guests to the ceremony site on the grassy lawn next to the river.  After the vows, guests enjoyed pork carnitas,  chicken tacos and Tijuana street fries served from a local food truck. An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado An Autumn Wedding in Lyons, Colorado
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Photographer:  Erika Overholt Photography  //  Floral Designer: A florae  //  Food Truck: Butcher & The Blonde  //  Venue: Stone Mountain Lodge

A Fall Wedding Turns into a Winter Wonderland

At this gorgeous October wedding in Vail, an unexpected blizzard transformed the brilliant colors of autumn into a snow covered winter wonderland.

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The Wedding Vendors:  Photographer: Blume Photography LLC   //   Floral Designer: Vintage Magnolia  //  Cake: Whole Foods Market  //  Venue: Vail Cascade

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An Autumn Wedding in the Mountains

Catherine & Sean  |  September 19th  |  Evergreen, Colorado

This beautiful fall wedding brought together two families to celebrate a couple who have made Colorado their new home.  Sean and Catherine said their vows to each other surrounded by a golden Rocky Mountain backdrop.  Their reception followed in a rustic red barn with an outdoor bar and lawn games. The couple wanted to infuse the wedding with details from the Colorado landscape that inspires them everyday.

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VENDORS:  Photographer: Grace Combs Photography  //  Floral Designer: Pretty Petals  //  Venue: The Meadows at Marshdale

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A Destination Wedding in Breckenridge

Madison & Bobby  |  October 20th  |  Breckenridge, Colorado

From the bride: When planning our wedding day, we knew we wanted a small intimate group at our favorite backdrop, the Colorado Rocky Mountains. We wanted our marriage covenant to honor God, and to be a timeless event that was simple, yet beautiful.

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 Bobby and I decided not see each other before the ceremony. Which was why our favorite part was seeing each other for the first time when I walked down the aisle in my wedding dress and veil. It was also super special to me, because that was when I saw what suit Bobby picked for the first time. It was fun to have my surprise too!

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RECOMMENDED VENDORS: Photographer: Jamie Beth Photography  //  Venue: The Lodge at Breckenridge

A Destination Wedding at Silverpick Lodge

Katie & Mike  |  September 26th  |  Durango, Colorado

WHY DURANGO
We chose Durango because we wanted a beautiful Rocky Mountain wedding specifically to capture the golden aspens of September, we also wanted our guests to get to experience some of the best of Colorado!  The Durango area also provided both us and our guests the activities that we love to do.  Mike was able to mountain bike with the guys at DMR the morning of the wedding, and the day after we got to hike and do some rock climbing. Another big reason was our venue, Silverpick Lodge, which was the perfect place for us, we researched and visited a lot of other venues in the surrounding areas and this one gave us the best feeling that fit who we are as a couple. We really valued the freedom of doing what we wanted for our wedding on our own timeline and having a laid-back atmosphere and Silverpick Lodge delivered just this. Not to mention the space for lodging is awesome, we did a three-day wedding weekend, and almost all our guests were able to stay in the main lodge or the condos on site, it was the best being able to walk down a flight of stairs from the reception to our rooms or to the after party at the outdoor fire pit. Could not be happier with our choice!

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Our colors centered around antique blues for glassware and pinks/peaches/creams for the dresses and flowers.

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Our ceremony was in a open field along the aspen tree line. My dad walked me down the aisle to a live version of “Wildflowers” by Tom Petty. I was awe of the mountain backdrop with the aspen colors. We wrote our own vows. The ceremony only lasted about five minutes, but it fit us perfectly.

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My favorite memory was walking/dancing back down the aisle with Mike after the ceremony to a bluegrass version of Led Zeppelins “Whole Lotta’ Love”.

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 Mike spent 9 months restoring the 1973 International Scout because I had this vision to have it in the wedding, he even let me pick the color to match the wedding.  Pulling up with my dad and then leaving with the wedding party in the Scout was a memorable way to enter and exit.

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Doing all the decor ourselves also really made the wedding more personal for us, after months of working long hours after work every night making all the details for the decor, it was great to see it all come together that day and in all the pictures (not that I would ever want to do it again!) DIY is time consuming but worth it!

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Mike and I attempted to choreograph our dance into the reception, we were half successful, ‘A’ for effort right? But the crowd was so into it! And he didn’t drop me!

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Mr Soul Entertainment started the dance party right after the Grand March. All our guests joined right in and we started dancing before dinner for about 3 songs (still daylight out). He played Sweet Caroline, which is a famous song they play at Wisconsin Badger football games and we all formed a circle sang the song and everyone joined in, this was all before dinner even started! The highlight of the night was the karaok.  Mr Soul Entertainment  passed around a half a dozen microphones while we were dancing and we did at least an hour of singing.  The best part is the video that was taken and how terrible we were, but it was so fun and different to have at a wedding.

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My advice: Do what you want, it’s your wedding!

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Katie’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS

Ceremony Site & Lodging: Silverpick Lodge  {more info} . Chris was great to work with!  There are multiple places on the property for a ceremony. We picked the meadow with the amazing mountain backdrop. The rooms at Silverpick Lodge are great, plus there are hot tubs, a fire pit, multiple kitchens, large living space.

Reception Site: Sow’s Ear Restaurant {more info}. The chef and restaurant owner George is amazing, besides creating the most amazing food, he really works with you so you get what you want, food was really important and George did not disappoint. I had so many people tell us that it was the best food that they ever had at a wedding. It was seriously so good, we can’t wait to go back and ask if they can make the same thing again for us.

Photographer: Dylan Burr. We were so happy we found him. I never worried once that he would not capture the moments that were important to us. Dylan and his assistant were great and even hung with us afterwards (at the reception) which meant a lot! He went above and beyond and I knew that he really wanted to give us the best photos he could. Dylan has an amazing eye and I would recommend him to anyone!

DJ: Mr Soul Entertainment book if you like someone who knows how to have a good time.

Flowers: 3 Leaf Floral. Kelly was great, she met with me multiple times and was great with any last minute changes I wanted to make. I really just told her the concept I wanted and she ran with it and everything look so beautiful. The flowers were one of my favorite parts of the wedding, worth every penny!

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