Down by the River

From the bride, Tana:  Our wedding was very “home-made.”  It was a great effort of family and friends.  It was not fancy or formal and things were very relaxed, just the way we wanted it. That particular weekend in September happened to be an extremely rainy one.  I thought for sure that we would be getting…

Mad Hatter Forest Tea Party

From the bride, Melinda:  I wanted our wedding to be fun without the formality and I loved the idea of a whimsical ‘Alice in Wonderland’ tea party. During our ceremony, the weather was cloudy with a strong possibility of heavy rain. As our officiant began reciting an Apache wedding verse, she said “and there will…

A Gorgeous Ceremony With the Help of Friends

From the bride, Lori:  It was the most gorgeous day ever!  A good friend married us, another friend played guitar, we wrote our own vows and a special friend recited her words of marriage wisdom which ended with never go to bed angry or with your pants on.I tried on several dresses in multiple stores…

"Just Plain Fun" in Durango

From the bride, Kelsey:  Our wedding day was just plain fun. It rained on and off all day, but the sun came out just in time for our ceremony and reception. Dark clouds hung over Silver Mountain in the distance; it was beautiful. Everyone was dancing up a storm all night.  We kept the party…

Simple Mountain Country

From the bride, Jessica: We love the mountains, horses and everything country, so we created a simple country wedding with a touch of vintage charm.   I love the feeling of warm rich colors, so I chose a Maggie Sottero “Brielle” dress in a vintage gold hue. When I saw bridesmaid dresses (Bill Levkoff) in warm…

Ceremony on the Pine River

Photography by IlluminArts Photography From the bride, Mary: Our ceremony was held outdoors with the river serving as the backdrop. The site was adorned with three large twiggy grape vine arbors draped in roses and wild flowers. After walking me down the aisle, my father presided over the ceremony and it was an extremely touching…

Chocolate & Roses

Photography by Carol Cardwell Photography From the bride, Meredith: It POURED down rain right at the beginning of the ceremony and magically, everyone pulled out an umbrella. I was covered by my bridesmaids, but Stephen was left completely exposed to the elements. It must have been about 50 degrees, but you would never have known by…

Winter Vows at Silverpick

From the bride, Kristi: We had a small, intimate ceremony with close friends and family.  We opted for an abbreviated reception with appetizers and wine over the traditional reception dinner.  Just enough time to thank everyone for coming, give and get hugs, and get warm wishes. Honestly this was WONDERFUL – we didn’t have the…

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