Train, engineer wedding in Durango

From the Magazine: Engineers Unite

 This pair of engineers from Chicago self described as nerdy hippies who love the outdoors and any engine with moving parts chose Durango for their destination wedding. Rather than plan a traditional wedding they decided to build their wedding from scratch with their own meanings and goals representing their partnership. They approached planning their wedding…

A Natural & Simple Wedding at Durango Mountain Resort

Natural Simplicity at Purg

From the bride, Danielle: I wanted a simple, yet beautiful wedding that was low cost with several personal touches. I basically started with the bouquet and dress and built up around it with things that would tie us (people with man made things) into nature so that it would blend nicely (which was a bigger…

A Fun Destination Wedding at the Strater Hotel, Durango, Colorado

A Fun Destination Wedding at the Strater Hotel

From the bride, Connie:  We chose Durango for our destination wedding because we love the vibe of the city and it is such a beautiful place.  All our guests had such an amazing time. Not only did they get to enjoy a great wedding, they also got to experience white water rafting, hiking, fishing, bar…

Mancos, Colorado wedding

From the Magazine: A Sci Fi Romance

From the couple, Ou & Lance: We chose Durango for our destination wedding because the area is very beautiful and mountainous, and it was important to us to hold the wedding outside and to incorporate the environment as a backdrop. We composed the ceremony script ourselves, with the wording inspired by Ancient Greek ritual, Vulcan…

From the Magazine: Southwest Flair

Featured in the 2014 issue, this Durango wedding has lots of handmade details along with a fun and vibrant color palette. From the bride, Kara: Our wedding was casual elegance with a southwest flair. We used lots of succulents, terracotta, coral, green and turquoise. My most memorable moment was walking down the aisle. The ceremony…

Emerald Bling at DMR

Meri & Lance | September 1st | Durango Mountain Resort From the bride: We wanted the wedding to be very elegant with an emerald green color palette (my favorite color). We included silver and black touches to add a little bling and shine. The bridesmaid’s dresses were long green satin dresses with silver sashes that…

Fun & Spunky at Ridgewood

From the bride, Deborah:  Living in Albuquerque we were a little bored with the hotel ballroom weddings. We wanted to pick somewhere close enough for our Albuquerque friends to travel to but also enticing enough for friends/family who live further away (NY, Washington D.C., Seattle, Wisconsin, etc). Ryan proposed on the beach so we thought…

A Barbecue with a Wedding on the Side

A Botanical Wedding in the Snow

From the bride, Kristin: We wanted a family reunion/Thanksgiving celebration/wedding so we rented a home for one week so everyone could stay, play and really get to know each other. I carried Jeff’s mom’s Bible that she carried in her wedding in 1957. We had an outdoor ceremony with a backdrop of freshly fallen snow.…

Love at Keyah Grande Ranch

From the bride, Meme: Once Evan and I got engaged, I joked that I felt like I was planning my third wedding even though I had never been married!  As the last of three daughters to wed, the process seemed very familiar (not to mention I’d been a bridesmaid a couple of times over).  Both…

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…

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