A Crane Themed Wedding at The Powerhouse Science Museum

From the bride, Kacy: Our wedding theme was cranes.  The crane is a majestic bird which mates for life and is extremely loyal to its partner. The bird is strong, graceful and beautiful. Because of the great importance of the crane, the Japanese people feel that a person who folds 1,000 cranes will be granted his or her greatest wish. We hung 300 cranes from the ceiling. Our cake was square with four tiers in pink, black, and white with cranes at each corner along with origami cranes flying on the top!


Venue: Powerhouse Science Museum | Photographer: Photo Divine | Tent & Party Rentals: Durango Party Rental | Guest Lodging: The Strater Hotel





A Bicycle Built For Two

From the bride, Meryl: My 86 year old grandfather married us.  He was so nervous that he went straight to the vows skipping over the script.  We created edible centerpieces.  On each table we had fresh baguettes, three kinds of French cheeses and three types of fruit. We named all our tables from places where our guests had traveled from.  It was quite the conversation starter since we had London, Ascoli Piceno, Italy, Canada, Paris and many more! For favors, we got chalk board flower pots and put a parakeet (mini bird of paradise) in each, these doubled as name places for the table and as gifts for each guest.

Our get-away vehicle was a black cruiser bicycle.  Since I was going to be riding on the handle bars, we practiced the week before.  I wore a skirt for our practice sessions although I was concerned that once in my wedding dress I would not fit on the handle bars.  In the end, it worked and we had a fun time with it.

Photography by Photo Divine


Summer Nuptials

From the bride, Jacqueline: Our ceremony was kicked off by our Officiant asking “Who gives this man?” instead of “Who gives this woman?” It was the perfect thing to break the intensity of the moment! I then proceeded to try and put my husband’s ring on the wrong hand and then burnt my arm on a candle when pouring our unity sand.


Photographer: Carol Cardwell Photography  |

Catering:  Norton’s Catering did an amazing job!!! The food was delicious, and their service with both the food and bar was great. Chuck and Ryan did a great job.




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