From the Magazine: A Homegrown Wedding in Mancos, Colorado

From the Magazine: Homegrown in Mancos

From the bride, Emily: Our meeting was love at first sight 6 years ago, in the very spot we got married! We wanted to do things ourselves and keep the wedding in tune with who we are. Simple became our catch-phrase when deciding things. We grew all the flowers ourselves, all 160 napkins were from…

A Barbecue with a Wedding on the Side

A Barbecue with a Wedding on the Side

From the bride, Joy: We love playing outside, especially in the mountains, and wanted a day that reflected the easy-breeziness of the simple joys of sunshine and wildflowers enhanced by the refreshing taste of ice-cold beer on a perfect Colorado summers day. We kept it simple and stayed true to doing exactly what we wanted…

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…

Animas Vows

Photography by  IlluminArts Photography From the bride, Molly: We held our ceremony outdoors on a grassy lawn surrounded by the mountains.  Our 125 guests enjoyed a beautiful day as we recited our vows in a sweet and simple ceremony.  We served cocktails and food under a large white tent then danced the night away to…

Sky High Magic in Mancos

Photography by Alpine Wedding Photography From the bride, Mari I arrived to the ceremony in an old bi-plane that we landed on our ceremony site, a grass airstrip with views of Mesa Verde on one end and the La Plata’s on the other.  Our ceremony included Jewish, Christian and Navajo elements along with a Basket Ceremony. …

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