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A Perfect Day at LePlatt’s Pond

Mackenzie & Ethan | June 14th | LePlatt’s Pond

From the bride: My wedding day was basically all and more than I could have ever wanted. The day ended up being perfect despite the prior week and morning of rain, which in the end made the day all the more beautiful. From the mimosas in the bridal suite, to the sparkler send off at the end, I could not have asked for a better day.

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 During the ceremony, we really wanted the focus to be on God and how our relationship could only last as long as we kept him in the center of the marriage. 

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Mackenzie’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS

VENUE: LePlatt’s Pond {more info}. With Krii’s help, the night went off without a hitch and all I had to worry about was me and my new husband.  I could not ask for a better venue or a better staff to help make my perfect day come to life.

Photographer: Jayne Marie Photography  //  Flowers: The Wildflower Pagosa  //  Caterer: Smoke Ring BBQ

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A Country Wedding at LePlatt’s Pond

Michelle & Travis | June 14, 2014

From the bride: Travis & I were raised in the country and around hunting so we wanted an outdoor country wedding with camo flair.

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The most memorable moment for me was walking around the last row of chairs and starting down the aisle with my dad. Once I saw Travis, I stopped shaking and I could breathe.

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We got down the aisle and as my dad gave my hand to Travis I saw tears in Travis’ eyes! That is an image that will always stick with me since Travis is not very emotional and he told me time and time again that he would not cry.

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Our ceremony was short and sweet. The actual ceremony maybe lasted three minutes.

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 The reception was a down-home country party with our closest family and friends. Everything was perfect; the food, the band, the décor, and our cake. We would not have changed one thing about the reception.

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Travis and I danced to “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton. We have danced together a million times, but this one was by far the best dance we have ever danced together. It was like nobody was there except him and I, it was magical!

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 I danced with my dad to “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw, and it was definitely a tear jerker. I had to keep a conversation going with my dad so I didn’t start bawling! At the end of the song, that was no longer an option. He gave me a hug and the tears started flowing.

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My advice: Enjoy EVERY minute of it! It flies by! I never believed this when people would tell me that and it definitely is true. I was so bummed by how fast our wedding day went by!

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Michelle’s RECOMMENDED VENDORS

Venue: LEPLATT’S POND. Perfect. Gorgeous views and we got to have the  outdoor wedding we wanted. Krii helped me make decisions throughout the planning process and would suggest different things to make it easier. She also did the day of coordination and that definitely helped things go a lot smoother.

Photographer: ILLUMINARTS PHOTOGRAPHY {more info}: They are thorough and very good at what they do.

Tent, Linens, Chairs, Tables, Dance Floor: : DURANGO PARTY RENTAL {more infoworked with us and helped us decide what we needed for our outdoor wedding.

Rehearsal Dinner Location: SKY UTE CASINO {more info}

Flowers: April’s Garden //  Band: The High Rollers //  Hair & Makeup: Hair Fusion

Honeymoon Location: St. Lucia

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From the Magazine: Married at Boyce Meadows

This colorful summer wedding at Durango Mountain Resort is featured in the 2012 issue.  View the photo gallery, then read the entire wedding day story in the Magazine!

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