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Casual, Rustic Romance

Photography by IlluminArts Photography

From the bride, Victoria:
Our wedding was mountain rustic with a home-grown feel.  We wanted to showcase Colorado’s fall landscape.   Our color palette was inspired by nature; oatmeal and browns with accents of lime green, teal and blue.  Our goal was to have a really laid-back, casual, family reunion feel to our day.  It started off with 2 hours of games-and-cocktails featuring our family favorites: bocce and cornhole.  Signature drinks were served and the photo booth opened.  Later in the evening, we had a large bonfire, served s’mores and sang songs around the firepit.

We wanted a ceremony that was picturesque, intimate and non-denominational.  We chose an open meadow in Chris Park with aspens in the background as the sun was setting over the mountains.  The weather was perfect!

Photographer: IlluminArts Photography //  Event Planner: Celebrations //  Caterer: Norton’s Catering

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Destination: Silverton, Colorado

From the bride, Shannon:

Our closest friends and family from across the country joined us for a destination wedding weekend at the Eureka Lodge in Silverton. One of our best friends married us. It set the perfect tone for the
ceremony, and made the day extra special. We enjoyed every single moment of our wedding weekend!


Venue:  Eureka Lodge

Photographer: Allison Ragsdale Photography // Elevated Fine Foods

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Simple Mountain Country

Jessica & Preston  |  August 15th |  Echo Basin Ranch

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 wine with a golden sash, I was in love.

We used western boots from Hobby Lobby filled with fresh roses as centerpieces under the glowing aspen trees with a few amber tealights scattered around and golden yellow table runners that my mother made for us. I loved my cowboy boots!

Photographer:  Carol Cardwell Photography  //  Venue & catering:  Echo Basin Ranch

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