These cute and furry dogs are all dressed up for a wedding celebration. From floral crowns and collars to sweaters and tutus, these four-legged family members stole the show.
This handsome pup in his bowtie and collar perfectly complements the bride and groom. View this Durango wedding >>
Photo: Stacia Morgan
This puppy wedding included truffle treats, a dog bone macaroon cake, a bohemian puppy tent, and a hot air balloon ride for the adorable puppies. View Coco & Truffle’s love story >>
Photo: Salt & Pine
Photo: Melissa Perella
This Chihuahua-Chinese Crested mix named Bingo, wore a handsome sweater and bowtie. See more of this autumn mountain wedding >
One dog wore a lush floral collar while the other sported a purple bowtie at this Telluride wedding >>
Photo: Jennie Crate
This trained avalanche rescue dog, Luna was the flower girl. She was taught to shake flowers from her bouquet as she walked down the aisle in her white tutu. View this Vail, Colorado wedding >>
Photo: Jason + Gina
A member of the bride tribe, this mountain dog wore a large eucalyptus and ribbon collar. View this Beaver Creek, Colorado wedding >>
Photo: Allison Ragsdale
What’s the proper dog attire for an outdoor ceremony on a ranch? A blue floral dress and matching suit with bowtie, of course. View this Durango wedding >>
Photo: Allison Ragsdale
“Having our dog, Loki, as our ring-bearer and present at our ceremony was so special to us. It would not have been complete without him.” View this mountaintop wedding at Purgatory Resort >>
These mountain dogs wore blue bandannas for a casual outdoor wedding in Silverton, Colorado >>
Photo: Uncorked Studios
Today only, I promise I will not chew, hide, or pee in your shoes. View this wedding >>
Being a flower girl is an exhausting amount of attention for a puppy. Nap time >>
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Layne & Teel | June 16, 2018
From the bride… Our wedding day was such bliss. It felt like just the best gift – surrounded by our friends and family, blessed by rain (which at the time I was anxious about, but ended up being the best thing in so many ways), and just beautiful and lush with big trees and the prettiest flowers. It was colorful, personal, and meaningful. For Teel and I, we had waited a long time for the day to finally arrive and it was so much FUN to finally tie the knot to my best friend. I wouldn’t have changed one thing.
We put a lot into the day that was special to us. I wore my grandmother’s pearl necklace (a gift from my granddad), my mother’s pearl earrings (a gift from my dad), and kept the handkerchief gifted to me from Teel’s grandmother close by through the day. Teel wore red Mickey Mouse socks – a gift from his grandmother who was not able to make it in remembrance of his grandpa. As guests walked into our wedding, next to our guest book we placed a new family bible for guests to highlight their favorite verse, and for family to help us record our family trees. In our ceremony, Teel and I took communion together while two of my cousins played “How He Loves.” We wrote our own vows, which I would recommend to everyone (be brave- it’s worth it!) because they were so special to each of us. One of our favorite things about our day overall was how much of our family helped put it together to make it perfect. My sister made all of our signs, my mom and I made the candle favors by hand (mostly my mom because she’s awesome),my good family friend did my hair and makeup, one of my cousins helped arrange the centerpieces, another cousin was our MC and DJ, and another cousin helped us make homemade yard games (Teel & I also made our own personalized corn hole boards). Teel’s cousins were ushers (okay, we have a lot of cousins), his uncle was our bartender, his dad and step-mom brought their chuckwagon to cook the BEST food, and his good family friend made our beautiful cakes. We also used Teel’s family china to eat with (all antique and several different collections! It was awesome). Every detail was exactly what we wanted.
– Make it yours. Get ideas from wherever you want to of course but keep it personal for the two of you. Whatever is uniquely yours as a couple/whatever type of food you like/etc. – just make it personal to you guys. If anyone doesn’t love it, it is okay.
– Get the videographer! Seriously. This was something I did not plan on, and my mom basically talked me into splurging on it because she said I wouldn’t regret it. And of course, she was right – the day just flew by, but the video captures so much (including some things we didn’t get to see, like each other getting ready, guests throughout the night, etc.). We are 100% glad we decided to have video. Kara is AMAZING by the way and is so good to work with.
Try to slow down and enjoy it! It’s cliche, but the day absolutely does just fly by.
THE WEDDING TEAM
Video & Photography: Kara Cavalca Photo & Video – The BEST around, and so sweet. We will treasure our video she made forever.
Flowers: April’s Garden. I LOVED the flowers they put together, and Colleen went above and beyond (seriously, she did so much).
Linens: Durango Party Rental
Guest Lodging: Sky Ute Casino
Vanessa & Matt | June 2, 2018
From the bride… We originally planned our wedding to be a yard game kind of camping feeling at Chris Park but that didn’t work out with the 416 Fire, we were evacuated the day before our wedding. Our wedding day still turned out wonderful considering we came up with a Plan B and executed it within 10 hours. It was remarkable! We had a non-traditional wedding with our own touches and flare with Hispanic and Native American culture. It was a fun, dance crazy, loving and memorable time with family and friends from all over the country and Australia.
I wanted to incorporate both my Hispanic and Native American culture throughout the day. I had my dress embroidered with a traditional pueblo pattern at the bottom, very simple, I wore my moccasins and traditional sash belt, and I gave my bridesmaids/flower girls turquoise naja earrings. Matt and his groomsmen all wore personalized turquoise bola ties and pizza socks. My dad and my brother wore traditional ribbon shirts and their moccasins. In my bouquet, I pinned a brooch that was passed down from Matt’s great-grandmother to his mother. The first drink I bought Matt when we first met was a tequila shot so it was fitting we had tequila bottles serving as water bottles on all the tables. And it just so happens our first shot as a married couple was a tequila shot.
After the ceremony and photos, Matt and I drove off in my late grandfathers restored and newly painted 1987 El Camino.
THE WEDDING TEAM
Video & Images: Kara Cavalca Photo + Video. Very professional and enthusiastic, she made the whole process easy and fun.
Ceremony Site: Rotary Park. Close to town and such a large area for an outdoor ceremony.
Reception Site: The Elks Lodge. A great centralized location. Our guests were able to walk downtown, if they desired. We also liked that it included a full bar & kitchen, restrooms, tables and chairs, and a stage.
Linens & Rentals: Durango Party Rental. They were super helpful and understanding of our situation. They were quick, professional, and great to work with.
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Brittany & Aaron | July 14th
From the Bride: After 7 years together, Aaron proposed at Bridal Veil falls in Telluride. We had made a day trip up there with our dog and I almost didn’t hike up to the falls because it was so icy and cold. After much persuasion from Aaron, I did and about lost it when he got down on one knee to propose.
We wanted something timeless and romantic. I was subtly inspired by the Lord of the Rings and the parties held in the Shire. Our color palette was pastel pink, grey, taupe, and purple with a lot of green tones.
Our ceremony was held at St. Columba Catholic Church, the same church where Aaron was baptized. It is a very special place for the two of us. It was beautiful seeing all of our family and friends come together to celebrate our marriage. The highlights for me, were walking down the aisle with my dad and our vows, promising ourselves to one another.
Our reception was held at the Ridgewood Event Center. We made the reception fun and lighthearted to reflect our relationship. We had his and her cocktails (Moscow mules and whiskey sours), a photo booth, and a folk band. Getting to eat, drink, dance and be merry with all of our favorite people was pretty magical!
We focused mostly on our florals, lots and lots of flowers, and foliage, adding brass candelabras and plenty of candles to go along with our style.
The highlight of the day was the rain, go figure! It made everything even more beautiful and added to our “romantic Tolkien party” feel.
My biggest advice; don’t stress too much and just enjoy one of the best days of your life. Find a great venue, and vendors who will help the day go smoothly, and everything will fall into place.
THE WEDDING TEAM
Photographer & Photo Booth: Shutterfreek. The pictures are amazing!
Floral Designer: April’s Garden. They were incredibly helpful in setting up our decor at the ceremony and reception sites.
Venue: Ridgewood Event Center. The scenery is breathtaking.
Honeymoon Location: Phuket Thailand! So much fun.
See this wedding in the 2018 issue.
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