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April’s Garden is a locally owned floral & gift shop specializing in beautifully custom curated wedding florals.
A Fairytale Wedding Day at Purgatory Resort
Reigan & Noah did not see their wedding venue until the day of the wedding, and they were in awe of the mountain views at Purgatory Resort, Durango, Colorado.
A Relaxed Wedding with a Bohemian Vibe at The Black Diamond Lodge
A casual, laid-back destination wedding surrounded by snow at The Black Diamond Lodge, Durango, Colorado.
A Magical Mountain Wedding in Durango, Colorado
A breathtaking San Juan Mountain wedding surrounded by unmatched beauty on top of Purgatory Resort Durango. Featured in the 2023 Durango Weddings Magazine.
Mountaintop Vows at Purgatory Resort Weddings
A rustic, small, and intimate destination wedding at Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colorado.
An Emotional Ceremony in the Rain at Echo Basin Resort
A floral-filled wedding day with a high-energy dance party in southwest Colorado. Echo Basin Resort in Mancos CO
A Sweet Vintage Wedding at Echo Basin
A simple and sweet vintage wedding with antique decor at Echo Basin Ranch.
A Dreamy Spring Wedding at Ridgewood
A destination wedding with organic, natural, and simple details at Ridgewood Event Center.
A Floral-Filled Mountain Wedding at Purg
A floral-filled mountain destination wedding with a simple style and a natural color palette of white and green to blend with and compliment the beautiful scenery at Purgatory Resort.
A Fun & Personalized Durango Wedding
An outdoor wedding celebration at Ridgewood Event Center filled with lush florals from April’s Garden and personalized touches honoring the groom, a firefighter.
An Elegant Country Wedding
An elegant, personal, and meaningful wedding day filled with handmade country touches with lots of family in Bayfield, Colorado.
A Romantic Garden Style Wedding in Durango
A timeless and romantic garden wedding subtly inspired by the Lord of the Rings and the parties held in the Shire. A church ceremony followed by a tent reception at Ridgewood Event Center in Durango, Colorado.
A Texas Style Wedding at River Bend Ranch
A ceremony under a willow tree with hay bale seating followed by an outdoor reception under the stars at River Bend Ranch in Durango, Colorado.
An Outdoor Autumn Wedding in Mancos
An outdoor ceremony in the fall surrounded by cottonwoods and mountains with a champagne, blush and grey color palette. The tent reception was held in a large field with a dance party under the stars.
A Mountaintop Ceremony with Stunning Views
A fall destination wedding at Purgatory Resort held in the meadow at the top of Lift One, where Paradise, 7th Heaven, and Upper Hades runs intersect with mountain daisies, fall colors and incredible views of the San Juan Mountains, Durango Colorado.
All Aboard on the Durango Love Train
An adventure destination wedding on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train. Nell & Nick started dating in the mountains, fell in love in the mountains, and got married in the mountains of Durango, Colorado.
8 Gorgeous Wedding Bouquets Designed by April’s Garden
We hand-picked our favorite bridal bouquets from the wedding season. Turns out, they were all designed by Durango’s own Aprils Garden.
A Riverside Ceremony at Ridgewood
An intimate Durango ceremony by the river at Ridgewood Event Center followed by a casual reception filled with rustic luxe florals from April’s Garden and amazing food from Durangourmet.
A Starry Night Wedding in Pagosa
A rustic bohemian backyard wedding under the stars in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
A Durango Campout Wedding
A ceremony in a mountain meadow surrounded by Rocky Mountains peaks followed by a casual and relaxed campout reception in Durango, Colorado.
An Autumn Adventure Wedding in Durango
It was important to us that the wedding reflected our adventurous laid back spirits. We tried to implement our favorite things and places in Durango as well as: the outdoors, our pups, local beer, and good food.
A Farmhouse Wedding in La Plata Canyon
A backyard wedding in La Plata canyon with lots of handmade details and personal touches.
A Bohemian Festival Themed Wedding in Durango
A Durango Wedfest. A Bohemian Festival Themed Wedding in the Rocky Mountains of southwest Colorado.
A Fall Wedding in Silverton
Our inspiration was the beauty of fall in the mountains. It is definitely our favorite season with the warm sunny days and cool nights, and the changing of the aspen leaves to glowing gold. We wanted to bring that feeling into our wedding day while complementing the mountain lodge architecture of our venue, and keeping in mind Silverton’s Victorian/mining history.
First Snow Wedding Shoot in Durango
Glossy magnolia and vintage garden roses highlight deep hues and texture against the beautiful white Durango landscape creating a soft romantic feel.
A Country Wedding
From the bride, Michelle: Travis & I were raised in the country and around hunting so we wanted an outdoor country wedding with camo flair. The most memorable moment for me was walking around the last row of chairs and starting down the aisle with my dad. Once I saw Travis, I stopped shaking and…
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