Alex & Greg’s wedding featured in Aisle Style Magazine

Alex & Greg’s wedding is being featured in stunning Spring 2014 issue of Aisle Style Magazine! Their wedding was extra special to me because I work with Alex a lot at weddings. Alex does the most amazing hair for weddings and even did my own wedding hair. So it meant a lot when she asked me to help plan her wedding.

Aisle Style is a semi annual publication put out by Reign Magazine, a favorite of mine is a Denver magazine and blog that focuses on fashion, beauty, dining, travel, shopping, kids, culture and more. I absolutely love it. Click here to see the online version of Aisle Style.

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Here is a few more of my favorite photos from their big day! Photos by the talented Laura Murray Photography.

A big thanks to:

Photography: Laura Murray Photography / Florist: Babylon Floral / Draping & Lighting: Pink Monkey Solutions / Reception Music: Tunisia Band / Invitations and Menu: The Watermark / Cake: Intricate Icings / Bride’s Gown: Anna Be / Hair: Tasha Valenti / Make up: Kelsey Zabawa Ceremony Venue: Holy Ghost Catholic Church / Reception Venue: Brown Palace

Meet Grace!

 

Meet out newest addition! Grace, named after the sweetest old lady we bought her from.  Grace has just been recovered with lovely blush velvet fabric. She would be perfect in a lounge area and make for some lovely bride groom photos!

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A BIG thanks to Connie Dai Photography for the lovely photos.

Rocky Mountain Bride Cover Finalist! Vote for us!

I am delighted that one of the images from this shoot I designed is a finalist to be on the cover of Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine’s summer issue. Here is the photo that could be the cover (fingers crossed!!):b8666219fbcd3c0413c68183399fda9d-532f484169998

Voters get to pick the final image that wins, so pretty please vote for us by clicking on THIS link. It only takes a second :) Voting ends March 29th.

I am extra excited if our image gets on the cover because it is a city image. Denver is a huge part of the Rocky Mountain Lifestyle and I would love to show that!

Again, a big thanks to all the vendors who make this shoot happen:

Photographer: Sarah Box Photography

Planner & Event Designer: A Vintage Affair Events & Rentals / Flowers: Bare Root Flora

Stationary: Sally from la Happy / Venue: The Kitchen, Denver

Dress: Amour by Sarah Seven from a & be bridal shop / Headpiece: Bianca ba Amada Judge from a & be bridal shop

 Model: Brittany Martens / Makeup: Lacey from Fluff Bar / Hair: Stacey from Chaz Salon

Lovely Vintage Stamps: Verde Studio

Apple Tarts: Katherine’s French Bakery

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Getting Ready Inspiration

While the ceremony and reception is often the focus of a bride’s planning, let this shoot serve as inspiration for another very special part of the day…the “getting ready”.  There is so much excitement and anticipation during this part of the day. Here is some ideas to make it even more special.

Photography: Alison Vagnini Photography/ Planning: Mile High Bride /Venue: Parkside Mansion – Denver, Colorado/ Styling: Holly GerardTricia EganJessica Hearing/ Florals: Violet Floral Design/ Vintage Rentals: A Vintage Affair Events & Rentals / Hair: Hair with Kate / Makeup: Kelsey Zabawa Makeup Artistry / Gowns: Leanne Marshall & Rebecca Schoneveld from a & be Bridal Shop / Paper Goods: Little Green Chair Studio / Models: Hannah Blatt & Allie Frank / Jewelry: Sara Watts / Bridal Robes: Nordstrom

Molly & Jeff’s Wedding featured on Green Wedding Shoes

I’ve been dying to share this wedding! I apologize now for the picture overload, but these photos from EP love are amazing and Molly & Jeff’s was was such a joy to be a part of; they were so open minded and just a joy to be around. So I am so excited to see it featured on Green Wedding Shoes today, click HERE to see the feature!

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Most importantly, their wedding truly turned out to be a reflection of who they are as a couple. The Lyons Farmette was the perfect backdrop for the laid back celebration complete with baby goats, chickens, gardens, and a darling renovated airstream. The bold and happy color palette really set the tone for this fun and vibrant wedding. And of course, Molly looked just ethereal in her gorgeous Tara LaTour gown from Anna Be. Of course we can’t forget the gorgeous flowers! A Florae incorporated a vast variety of flowers, such as peonies, blushing bride, ranunculus, scabiosa, sweet peas, and cafe au lait dahlias all keeping within the color palette for a lush and full look.

If you are considering doing a first look, but still not sure let these photos help convince you!  From the bride: “My absolute favorite part about the day was our first look. It was so special to have those few sweet moments together to embrace, breathe, and truly feel the magnitude of what we were about to do. It’s easy to get caught up in the little details, but in the end my favorite memories are of the feelings that were evoked by being surrounded by the people that we love the most.

First look from the 2nd shooter’s view..sigh!

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The stationery was designed and calligraphed by Sally Balt of la Happy. Sally created these invitations using her whimsical custom calligraphy and vintage farm motifs, all in shades of mint green and brown. Kraft envelopes with an arrow design liner, mad lib response card,  and vintage postage made them just darling.

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The ceremony was simple and sweet. The bride’s aunt was their officiant.   A Florae hung simple bud vases from the venue’s tree. It was the perfect backdrop.

The reception was playful with a touch of modern. Some of the other notable details included a dessert station set atop a whiskey barrel table, handmade striped napkins, and the bride’s grandmother’s vintage egg cup collection in the tablescape. Oh and we can’t forget about the delicious food from EAT!

From the bride: “One of the most special things about our wedding was that my dad made all the beer. In the several months leading up to the wedding, he spent every spare second tending to his home-brewed creations and making sure his recipes would please our guests. He even named each of the nine types of beer after something special in Jeff and my relationship, like Belle Duvel (our dog’s name) and Smoke Machine Porter (Jeff’s proposal involved a faulty smoke machine). Although his recycled bottles weren’t very beautiful, our guests were incredibly impressed by his hard work and the how delicious they all were.”

 Last but not least the couples getaway car, a vintage 1972 VW bus (thanks Hippe Limo)

Congrats Molly & Jeff! Thanks again for letting us share in your joyous day!

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Vendors: 

Photographer: EP Love

Wedding Planner & Vintage Rentals: A Vintage Affair

Flowers: A Florae

Catering: Eat: Private Chef & Catering Company

Stationary: la Happy

Venue: Lyons Farmette

Desserts: Tea & Cakes

Bride’s Dress: Tara LaTour “Blanca” from Anna Be

Volkswagen Bus: Hippie Limo

Make-up: Kelsey Zabawa Makeup Artistry

Hair: Alex Cox Hair Design

Cocktail Table Linens: Wildflower Linens

Rentals: All Events

Bartender: With A Twist

Bride’s shoes: Jeffrey Campbell

Bride’s jewelry: BHLDN

Jeff’s suit: custom, The Regiment Shop, Boulder

Jeff/groomsman ties: vKnit

Bridesmaid dresses: ModCloth, Urban Outfitters, Amanda Uprichard

Wedding Internship!

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Things are already picking up fast for 2014 and we’re looking to add two team members. Are you a hard-working, fun-loving, Denver-based gal (or guy) who dreams of a career in the events industry? Then read on!

Duties include:

  • Creating timelines and proposal contracts for clients
  • Coordinating and assisting weddings for the day of to ensure the event go smoothly.
  • Valuable hands on experience with planning and designing weddings.
  • How to interact with clients (brides) and other vendors (photographers, venues, florists, DJ’s, and so on).
  • Marketing past wedding with blogs and magazines.
  • Designing and crafting!
  • Inspiration  board creation
  • Wedding blog posts
  • Pinterest :)
  • So much more..

Details: This is an unpaid position and the intern must receive school credit.  However, an intern who successfully completes the internship program may be hired on a part-time or full-time basis to assist at future events.  We are flexible with start/end dates.

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Valentine’s Day feature in Rue Magazine!

I am tickled pink to share a certain Valentine’s Day spread on page 92 of  Rue Magazine! Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples dining by flickering candlelight. This year, why not invite a few friends over for a sweethearts’ potluck? Let this party we designed serve as your inspiration.  Go ahead head on over and let me know what you think for yourself.

A HUGE thanks to the Rue team for having us in this issue – it’s really such an honor!

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Here is some more photos from this lovely shoot:

All photos by the ridiculously talented and kind Laura Murray, Flowers by the sweet Trisha from Violet Floral Design, Amazing stationary from Lana’s Shop, and styling by yours truly :)

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Farm Table Round Up

I love wood farm tables. I think they can really make a wedding. I get asked a lot about if I carry them. One of the reasons I decided not to carry them in my inventory is because there is already quite of few companies here in Colorado that do!  I decided I would share this list with all of you out there looking for them. Each picture is followed by the vendor you can rent them from. Enjoy!

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All Events Tents & Party Rentals

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Sweet Violet Magazine Feature

Sweet Violet Bride magazine feature!

We are so happy to be featured in Sweet Violet Bride magazine! Connie & Brad are a darling couple and I loved planning their day with them! Connie is actually a wedding photographer and dear friend so it makes it that much sweeter! Thanks again to Brumley & Wells for taking such amazing photos of the lovely day. And Bare Root Flora for the to die for florals.

Sweet Violet Magazine Feature

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Click here to see more of this gorgeous wedding.