An Earthy & Simple Wedding Day

Brittany & Jonathan | June 28th


From the bride… Jonathan proposed on the ice lakes trail at the first waterfall spot. Originally, he was going to propose up at clear lake but there was a down tree on the road so we couldn’t get up there. He totally kept his cool though and did an improvised plan b. I never would have known it was a backup plan if he didn’t tell me.


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We wanted an earthy and simple vibe for our wedding day. We chose a navy blue, gray, and yellow color scheme with pops of white and green.


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Jon built the arbor we got married underneath. My grandmother was our officiant. The highlight was when Jon said, “I do” before he was supposed to. It was so sweet that he was so anxious to get married.


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Get a wedding coordinator they save you so much stress.


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Photographer: illuminarts

Caterer: Durangourmet

Venue: Ridgewood Event Center

Event Planner & Flowers: Joan Alford, Ridgewood Event Center

Wedding Gown: Occasions Bridal

Baker: Sweet Addition

Reprinted from the 2020 Magazine




  1. Paula Koontz on August 7, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    The pictures are wonderful but you could never find better subjects than Brit and Jon! They are so gorgeous!!!!!

  2. Anne Steele on August 7, 2019 at 12:06 am

    This wedding was amazingly beautiful from all aspects, the bride and groom, the venue, the food, we all had a spectacular time. It was all my favorite but the photographer (his personality and his end product of these special and meaningful photos) was also amazing and this happy couple will have their memories captured forever!

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