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P H OTO G RA P H Y C O U RT E S Y O F CASSI DY BRO O K E PH OTO G R APH Y

A PICTURE OF PERFECTION

Th e We d d i n g Yo u ’ v e Always Imagin e d Imagine sharing your first moments as a newly married couple against a spectacular backdrop of towering rock spires and lush mountain valleys—a place of almost impossible beauty where every detail adds to the magic of the moment. While you stay focused on the big picture, our culinary and planning teams ensure that your wedding experience is quietly curated, carefully chosen and thoughtfully executed to be everything you always dreamed of.

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BR I DE colorado

Fall & Winter 2019 colorado + new mexico editorial Hilary Angel Brit Tucker

graphic design Kiley Jack

online strategy manager Laura Osborn

idaho + montana + wyoming editorial Mackenzie Stevens

canada editorial Celynn Bowman Carly Cooper

utah editorial + copywriter Vanessa Walker

local wedding guide editor Tasha Tagliani

accounting Lynn Kiefer

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Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine is published by RMB Media, LLC. All rights reserved. No portion may be duplicated, in whole or in part, without the written consent of its publisher. We greatly appreciate those who have contributed to this publication. Contributors’ opinions are their own and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Rocky Mountain Bride. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this publication. The publisher assumes no responsibility for accuracy of information or omissions from the material provided. Rocky Mountain Bride cannot be held liable for the quality or performance of goods and services rendered by the advertisers published in this magazine. We reserve the right to refuse advertising.


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Colorado Fall & Winter

t o a p p r e c i at e t h e b e a u t y o f a s n o w f l a k e , i t i s n e c e s s a ry t o s ta n d out in the cold.

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D R E A M Y FA L L

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L A K E S I D E L U X U RY

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DIAMOND MINING

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GOWN GUIDE

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THE GENT’S GUIDE

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LET’S GET MARRIED

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CLINK & CHEERS

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A D V E N T U R E AWA I T S

Autumn color and Western influences at Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp

A whimisical yet modern take at one of Colorado’s most classic mountain lodges

A curated sampling of engagement rings by Colorado’s best local jewelry artisans

Fairytale wedding gown inspiration captured in the Boulder foothills

Something old, something new, something borrowed & something blue - a twist on an old tradition

Bold color meets natural fall light in this al fresco rehearsal dinner inspiration

The beuaty of craft cocktail making - three classic drinks by Oak & Olive

Get ready for your ski trip honeymoon by winding down and relaxing at Origin Hotel

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Love is in Season! BOOK TODAY!

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I N S P I R AT I O N dreamy fall

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cover story - Crested Butte

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lakeside luxury

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maggie + patrick - Morrison

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the gent’s guide

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evan + paul - Crested Butte

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adventure awaits

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amy + ritchie - Gateway

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rachel + brian - Estes Park

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deanna + matt - Larkspur

STYLE 80 diamond mining gown guide

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LOVE STORIES

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Table of Contents

clink & cheers

I N E V E RY I S S U E 10 editor’s letter 11

behind the scenes

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credits


Celebrating Your Moment!

Alicia Lucia Photography

more than a store... it’s an experience Fun, stress-free dress shopping for today’s Rocky Mountain Bride.

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EDITORS’ LETTERS

What sets us apart at Rocky Mountain Bride is that YOU — our readers — believe in collecting experiences (over things). You aren’t afraid to break rules while still respecting your roots and family traditions. You’re connected to our local culture and revel in Colorado’s natural beauty. Whether you decide to tie the knot in a place that can only be found by GPS coordinates or treat your guests to a weekend of festivities at a worldclass resort or charming venue — Colorado sets the stage for weddings that are an immersive experience you and your loved ones will not soon forget. In the pages ahead, you will feast your eyes on inspiration and celebrations handcrafted by the finest local creatives and hosts. Let these design musings and adventures be your inspiration in planning unforgettable moments with those you love. Wishing you two a heartfelt celebration to kick off a lifetime of love and adventure! Best wishes, Hilary

Lisa Rose Photography

Adventuring amongst golden trees, up on mountain peaks overlooking blue lakes all under an overcast, chilly sky: this is what Autumn will always mean to me as I celebrated my own wedding this past September in Breckenridge. It reminded me of the lessons that this sweet season offers us if we are paying attention. Something changes deep within once the air becomes a little more crisp and the colors begin to make their graceful appearance along the sloping mountainsides. It’s hard to put a finger on it, but it’s what I wait

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for each year, a turning in of sorts. Autumn in Colorado is such a fleeting, quietly exquisite season. It demands our intentional presence while standing amidst its beauty before it all silently slips into snowy, shorter days. The transition comes so seamlessly into nights spent by the crackling fire, gatherings around tables with loved ones, and the magic of the holidays. I believe this second half of the year invites us to get back to our roots, figuring out what and who keep us warm in life. My hope is that this magazine in your hand echoes the distinct enchantment and wonder of this time in the Colorado rockies! -Brit


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Something old

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Something borrowed

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COVER

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Katelyn + Kyle crested butte

Katelyn and Kyle met at a mutual friend’s college party while attending Colorado State University. Later that night, the group went to Rec Room, a local Fort Collins dive bar, where Kyle accidentally poured a full glass of Jack and Coke onto Katelyn’s white pants. His persistent apologies worked. Four years later, the couple decided to take an October vacation, visiting London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Bruges and ending in Paris. On the second day in London, while walking around Kensington’s Palace, within the Sunken Gardens, Kyle got down on one knee and proposed.

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KEEPING IT CLASSIC

Having both grown up in Colorado, the couple knew they wanted to get married in the Rockies. Keeping it classic, they used a traditional black and white color palette with mismatched blue and gray accents.

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A L L I N T H E F A M I LY Katelyn and Kyle’s wedding ceremony was officiated by Katelyn’s younger brother. Katelyn loved that he put his heart into it. Guests both laughed and cried, and the couple felt that it was perfect. Seeing Katelyn walk down the aisle, was Kyle’s favorite part of the day.

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-VENDORSVenue Mountain Wedding Garden \ mountainweddinggarden.com Wedding Planner Stephanie Blewett \ alpengloweventsco.com Photographer Adrian Washburn \ adrianwashburn.com Videographer Killian Clear - friend of the groom Paper & Calligraphy Handsome Love Calligraphy \ handsomelovecalligraphy.com Minted \ minted.com Caterer Deshebrado Catering \ deshebrado.com Sweets Pedals and Pastries \ pedalsandpastries.com Florist Fin + Ally \ finallyco.com Bride’s Dress & Accessories Dress Shop: Lovely Bride NYC \ lovelybride.com Designer: XO by Limor Rosen Paris \ xo.limorrosen.com Jewelry: Olive + Piper \ oliveandpiper.com Shoes: Steve Madden \ stevemadden.com Bride’s Ring Designer Consider the Wldflwrs \ considerthewldflwrs.com Bridesmaids’ Attire Etsy \ etsy.com Jenny Yoo \ jennyyoo.com Lulus \ lulus.com Nordstom \ shop.nordstrom.com Groom’s Attire Suit: Hugo Boss \ hugoboss.com Shoes: Gucci \ gucci.com Tie: Bonobos \ bonobos.com Beauty Natalie Duke \ nataliedukebeauty.com Rentals Alpenglow Events \ alpengloweventsco.com Under the Sky - Tipi Rental \ undertheskyeventrental.com Entertainment Dance Trax Entertainment - DJ Manos \ dancetraxentertainment.com Lodging & Rehearsal Dinner Casey’s Slopeside Rental \ cbprop.com Bonez \ bonez.co Transportation Alpine Express \ alpine.letsride.co Officiant Bride’s Brother - Jackson Wojciechowski Honeymoon UNICO 20N 87W - Riviera Maya \ unicohotelrivieramaya.com

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Besides our first look, we both walked away, just the two of us, during our reception, to observe everyone and how much they were enjoying themselves. We were able to see all our family and friends in one place and were able to soak that in, even if it was just for 2 minutes. Memories we both will cherish together!�

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P hoto : Shelby G loudema n s

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Maggie + Patrick morrison

Fate definitely had a hand in Maggie and Patrick’s meeting. Just three days after moving to Denver to pursue her doctorate in physical therapy, Maggie spotted Patrick on a crowded rooftop in downtown Denver. There was an instant connection that went from dancing to a first date to forever. Three years later, on a family trip to Lake Tahoe, Patrick dropped the hint he would like to take a hike, but he made sure not to make a big deal of it in order to keep the proposal a surprise. Mid-way through the hike, Maggie’s parents stopped to take some pictures of the group. When it was Maggie and Patrick’s turn for their picture, Patrick got down on one knee in front of Maggie’s family and asked her to be his forever, which she of course said, “Yes!” Maggie and Patrick planned a rustic and whimsical mountain wedding for June 29th in Morrison, Colorado.

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TO THE ROCKIES “Colorado was where we met, where we fell in love, and where we established our first home together. We couldn’t imagine getting married elsewhere. We also knew we wanted to get married in the mountains so we could give all of our out-of-town guests a taste of The Rockies! It meant the world to us that all of our family and friends traveled across states and countries to celebrate with us and see the beautiful state we call home!”

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-VENDORSVenue Woodlands Colorado \ woodlandscolorado.com Wedding Planner Erin Hehn \ erinhehnevents.com Photographer Gracie Oertli \ graciemariephoto.com Videographer Buffalo Film Co. \ buffalofilm.co Invitations + Paper & Calligraphy + Signage Minted \ minted.com Studio19creative \ etsy: studio19creative Chicago Factory \ chicagofactory.com Caterer Biscuits & Berries \ biscuitsandberries.com Sweets Cakes By Sarina \ IG @cakes_by_sarina Florist Project Floral \ projectfloral.com Bride’s Dress & Accessories Dress Shop: Emma & Grace Bridal \ emmaandgracebridal.com Designer: Kelly Faetanini \ kellyfaetanini.com Bridal & Bridesmaid Robes Le Rose \ shoplerose.com Bridesmaids’ Attire Show Me Your Mumu \ showmeyourmumu.com Shoes: Sam Edelman \ samedelman.com Groom’s & Groomsmen’s Attire The Black Tux \ theblacktux.com Beauty Hair: Chelsea Garcia Beauty \ chelseagarcia.com Makeup: Beauty Mark by Kacie \ beautymarkbykacie.com Bride’s Ring + Ring Box Mark’s Diamonds \ marksdiamonds.com The Family Joolz \ etsy: thefamilyjoolz Rentals Event Rents \ eventrents.com Entertainment Bespoke Entertainment \ bespoke-entertainment.com Lodging & Rehearsal Dinner Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel \ marriott.com Transportation Denver Coach Charters \ denvercharterbusco.com Officiant Andy Hart Honeymoon St. Lucia Vow Books The Ambrosia Rabbit \ etsy: theambrosiarabbit

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Hiring a month-of wedding coordinator was the best decision we ever made. My second piece of advice is to invest in a photographer you love and trust. You will look back at these photos for decades!�

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Evan + Paul crested butte

Evan and Paul grew up in Texas where they attended school together a few grades apart. They crossed paths with family friends and built a friendship through Evan’s parents’ annual wiffle ball tournament. Several hundred people would come out to the family’s property and have a full day of food, fun and most importantlywiffle ball. Both eventually ended up at Lamar University where they “re-met” on campus in 2015. Rachel, Paul’s sister, successfully set up a “hang out” at the wiffle ball tournament, and it didn’t take long for the two to notice how much fun they had together. Not a week later, Paul told Evan he was sure he’d marry her one day.

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CRESTED BUTTE CONNECTION

“Our first summer dating, we spent two months living in Crested Butte, Colorado where we really fell in love with each other. Instead of having a wedding at a venue we probably wouldn’t return to, we decided to do it in a place that was meaningful to us and our families. It was also fun to think about getting to show our kids where we got married.”

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W H I M S I C A L LY W E D

With the theme of garden-esque in mind, Evan and Paul planned an intimate mountain-top wedding with tons of wildflowers and pink blossoms, delicious bites and good music. By letting the setting truly shine on its own, the focus was on the pair’s love for each other and being surrounded by their closest family and friends.

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-VENDORSVenue Ten Peaks \ skicb.com Wedding Planner Alyssa Meeks Events \ alyssameeks.com Photographer Jacie Marguerite Fine Art Photographer \ jaciemarguerite.com Videographer Acts of Adventure \ actsofadventure.com Invitations & Paper Alyssa Meeks Events \ alyssameeks.com Caterer Crested Butte Mountain Resort \ skicb.com Sweets Wildflour Sweets \ wildfloursweets.com Florist Dahlia Floral Design \ dahliafloraldesigncolorado.com Bridal Boutique Ivory Bridal Atelier \ ivorybridalhouston.com Gown Designer & Veil Galia Lahav \ galialahav.com Bride’s Shoes Bella Belle \ bellabelleshoes.com Bride’s Jewelry Vintage Miriam Haskell Groom’s & Groomsmen’s Attire Joseph A Bank \ josbank.com Hair & Makeup Hey Lovely Makeup \ heylovelymakeup.com Bride’s Ring Heartfield Jewelers \ heartfields.com Lighting / Production LG Event Entertainment & Production \ lgeventpro.com Rentals Swift + Company \ swiftevents.com Glassware: Flower Power Productions \ theflowercannon.com Entertainment DJ Red Lodging & Rehearsal Dinner Eleven Experience - The Sopris House \ elevenexperience.com Transportation Dolly’s Mountain Shuttle \ crestedbutteshuttle.com Officiant Albert Clavijo Honeymoon Italy Excursion

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Stick to what YOU want as a couple. There will be so many opinions along the way, but at the end of the day, it’s about the two of you.”

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Dreamy Fall cloud camp

High in the air at 3,000 feet above The Broadmoor, find Cloud Camp, an all-inclusive mountaintop venue. The venue features unobstructed 360 degree views truly showcasing the stunning splendor of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak in the distance. Grace & Gather Events was inspired by the natural beauty of the setting combined with the Western accents of the space to create a light and airy affair with a hint of fall colors swirling together. Rich tones of merlot and dusty orange subtly standout against a backdrop of creamy whites and neutrals.

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M O N O C H R O M AT I C T E X T U R E

Monochromatic white blooms of mums, garden roses and ranunculus create texture in the florals from the bride’s asymmetrical bouquet with sprigs of fall leaves and flowing vines of greenery to the statement floral altar arch.

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FEAST YOUR EYES Let the world-renowned chefs at The Broadmoor take your wedding day feast to the next level with roasted Colorado rack of lamb and Rocky Mountain red trout with charred lemon. Blush-tinged terra cotta plates pop against white chargers and pink vintage champagne flutes sitting atop a rustic farm table with delicate sheer runner covered with white taper candles and a wild and free floral centerpiece.

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SWEET ENDS Take a moment to fully absorb the beauty and love of the day. From treats of buttercream cake, jelly-filled donuts and lemon meringue pie to being surrounded by your dearest friends and family, the day will be very sweet indeed.

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SOMETHING BOLD, SOMETHING NEW.

Imagine taking your first steps together as a married couple, walking out onto a stunning mountain scene, the sun splashing down on you and your smiling loved ones all around. At The Broadmoor, we have everything you need to make the happiest day of your life absolute bliss with endless, luxurious spaces to suit your tastes and a medley of amenities that delight every one of your guests. Celebrate at The Broadmoor, the perfect place for your special day.

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Amy + Ritchie g at e way

Amy and Ritchie’s love story began as co-workers at an architecture office before blossoming into the start of forever together. Over the next decade, the pair grew in their love of each other as well as their love of travel, especially US National Parks! On one of their adventures to our neighbors to the north in Canada, Amy and Ritchie hiked to Gros Morne Mountain in Newfoundland. After eight hours and a 2,648-foot assent, the duo stopped to take in the vast beauty of the landscape as a reward for their hard work. Here Ritchie got down on one knee and asked Amy to be his forever, and she excitedly said, “Yes!” They finished their trip as an engaged couple heading to St. John’s and Fogo Island. Amy and Ritchie planned a modern yet organic wedding for May 4.

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TO NEW ADVENTURES

The couple’s love of National Parks and exploring drew them to a venue which was unique and unexpected to Colorado as well as close to Arches National Park in Utah. “We love many of the US National Parks and have visited many together. We were looking for the right resort that was convenient for all of our guests that would allow them to explore some of the parks as well as the beauty of other areas on the way to the resort or while there.”

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N AT U R A L + M O D E R N Being designers and architects, Amy and Ritchie wanted to create a modern scene that seamlessly blended with the natural beauty of the venue. Hints of personal details such as unique table names and nicknames on escort cards added extra special elements to the day.

LOADS OF FUN Instead of a first dance, Amy and Ritchie opted to saber a bottle of champagne to truly kick off the party! When the reception ended, the fun didn’t stop as guests headed to the after party for karaoke.

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Don’t stress over details - especially day of. It’s more important to relax and enjoy your day.”

-VENDORSVenue, Caterer & Lodging Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa \ gatewaycanyons.com Wedding Planner R&R Events and Design \ randreventsanddesign.com Photographer K. Robinson Photography \ krobinsonphotography.com Paper & Calligraphy Two Points \ twopoints.net Sweets Sweet Kiwi Bakery \ sweetkiwibakery.com Florist 3 Leaf Floral \ 3leaffloral.com Bridal Boutique & Veil Romona Keveza \ romonakeveza.com Bride’s Shoes Balenciaga \ balenciaga.com Groom’s Attire Calvin Klein \ calvinklein.com Hair Salon Eva Michelle \ salonevamichelle.com Makeup Tutorial VickyC5 \ vickyc5.com Bride’s Ring & Jewelry KATKIM \ katkimfinejewelry.com Rentals Elite Events \ eliteevents.biz Entertainment DJ Ryan Griz + Photobooth \ djryangriz.com DJ JSmoke Yun Emcee James Kim Karaoke After Party Snob Productions \ snobproductions.com Officiant Helen Han Mini-moon Canyonlands National Park & Arches National Park rocky mountain bride colorado fall & winter 2019 / rockymountainbride.com

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Lakeside Luxury grand lake lodge

At the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park lies the historic Grand Lake Lodge, built in 1920 to serve early tourists visiting the majestic snow-capped peaks. The venue combines natural rustic elements with luxurious accommodations and jaw-dropping views. From the bride’s watercolor-inspired gown from Emma & Grace to the dark cherry sweetheart chair with mustard pillows, bold and rich colors flow throughout the day. With the changing seasons, find the beauty of Grand Lake as the perfect mountain retreat for your wedding!

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P R E T T Y L I T T L E D E TA I L S Get ready at the lodge and put on all your finishing details before heading to the surrounding forest for an ethereal, outdoor first look. Take the time to truly realize your big day is finally here and soon you will officially be Mr. and Mrs!

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S TAT E M E N T P I E C E Make a statement with a modern copper arch covered with wild sprigs of greenery and bold, bright blooms. Tie in the colors of fall to create the perfect complement to the stunning evergreen rolling hills and glistening lake. Cranberry ranunculus, lavender and golden roses combine with dark purple blossoms and local mountain asters tied with an array of ribbons for a whimsically colorful bouquet created by Studio Q.

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Menu

To Dine

To Drink

Hors d’œuvres Charcuterie Platter Crab Cakes with Green Chili Aioli

Grapefruit Sunrise

Starters Roasted Beet Salad with Arugula, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Vinaigrette Entrée Herb Crusted Striped Bass with Honey Thyme Roasted Carrots over Herbed Farro

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venue & caterer grand lake lodge by highway west vacations highwaywestvacations.com/properties/grand-lake-lodge planner & designer pink champagne events | pinkchampagneevents.com photographer the scobeys | thescobeys.com invitations fleur de lis paperie | fdlpaperie.com cake kelley kakes | kelleykakes.com florist studio q | studioqevents.com bridal boutique emma & grace emmaandgracebridal.com jewelry sarah o jewelry | sarahojewelry.com gown designer twyla by leanne marshall | leannemarshall.com groom’s attire suit supply | suitsupply.com tie michael kors | michaelkors.com hair & makeup samantha madrid with the boujee bar | 720.341.6808 tabletop, napkin & linen rentals colorado party rentals cpartyrentals.com specialty furniture and dÊcor rentals wallflower rentals | wallflowerrentals.com linen la tavola linen latavolalinen.com ombre candles chandlerie | chandlerie.com draping drape lighting and design by scott lightinganddesignbyscott.com models kelly & taylor

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Your Grand Wedding Awaits… Featuring award-winning views since 1920.

GRAND LAKE LODGE · GRAND LAKE, CO GrandLakeLodge.com · 970.627.3967 · 15500 US -34, Grand Lake, CO 80447 M.Stevens@highwaywestvacations.com

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JAC I E M A RGU E R I T E F I N E A RT P H OTO G R A P H E R

Villa Parker a wedding & event venue

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BOUTIQUE CATERER & FARM gbculinary.com

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Rachel + Brian estes park

Just 5 months before graduating from the University of Wyoming, Rachel and Brian’s paths finally crossed when playing on a co-ed intramural basketball team. After graduation the pair went their separate ways with Rachel moving to Colorado and Brian to Montana. Despite the distance, they decided their connection was something special and continued to date. After 6 years of dating, more moves and adventures, Brian knew Rachel was the one he wanted to spend the rest of his life with. One average day on their daily nightly walks with their dog, Brian started to reminisce about their relationship and thanked Rachel for being his number one supporter. Then suddenly, he pulled her into a little park, got down on one knee and popped the question! Rachel was so shocked her initial response was “Are you sure?” but quickly followed it up with happy tears and an excited “Yes!” Brian and Rachel planned their rustic, elegant wedding in Estes Park for August 31st.

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THE FIRST OF MANY “Colorado was the home to many of our “firsts” as a couple. It was where we went on our first date, said “I love you” for the first time, moved into our first apartment, and got engaged. It just felt right to keep the theme going and have our wedding in the place where it all started.”

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-VENDORSVenue & Lodging SkyView at Fall River Village \ fallrivervillage.com Photographer Cassie Madden Photography \ cassiemadden.com Videographer Canvas & Light \ canvasandlight.com Invitations Minted \ minted.com Caterer Jubilations Catering \ jubilationscatering.com Sweets Das Meyer Fine Pastry Chalet \ dasmeyerpastry.com Florist Lace & Lilies \ laceandliliesflowers.com Bridal Boutique The Bridal Collection \ thebridalcollection.com Gown Designer L’amour \ callablanche.com/lamour Bride’s Jewelry Nordstrom \ nordstrom.com Bride’s Shoes Aldo \ aldoshoes.com Groom’s Attire Suit Supply \ suitsupply.com Groom’s Shoes Allen Edmonds \ allenedmonds.com Groom’s & Groomsmen Accessories Tie Bar \ thetiebar.com Hair Hayley Styles \ hayleystyles.com Makeup Nicole Toledo Makeup Artistry \ nicoletoledomakeupartistry.com Bride’s Ring Hyde Park Jewelers \ hydeparkjewelers.com Entertainment DJ Ron Michaels \ ronmichaelsweddings.com Bar Service Peak Beverage \ peakbev.com Officiant Regan Diller Rehearsal Dinner Ed’s Cantina \ edscantina.com Honeymoon Turks & Caicos

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“As tough as it can be, try not to get caught up in the small details of planning.”

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Silverthorne Pavilion

Affordable Mountain Elegance

Serene mountain settings meet affordable style at the Silverthorne Pavilion. With 12,000 square feet of hardwood floors, hand-crafted chandeliers, exposed trusses and custom ironwork, the Pavilion is perfect for your Colorado mountain wedding.

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DIAMOND MINING colorado’s guide to local ring experts y o u n g i n t h e m o u n ta i n s

At Young in the Mountains, we believe that jewelry representing this wild gift of love should never involve tainted materials. In addition to conflict-free diamonds and recycled metals, we are so proud that all of our inlay materials are sourced in raw, natural forms from the American West directly from miners who love what they do. @younginthemountains | Denver, CO (left page)

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Voted Boulder’s best jeweler for over 18 years, Walters & Hogsett is sure to impress you with quality, creativity and variety. A must on your sparkle shopping quest! Whether you are a traditionalist, or on the cutting edge of fashion, you will find your perfect match at this store. @waltershogsett | Boulder, CO (right page, top)

balefire goods

Balefire Goods is the intersection of artisan craft and modern simplicity. Balefire offers timeless jewelry that fits with the Colorado lifestyle, which means well-built, easy to wear jewelry that is low maintenance and handcrafted with ethically sourced metals and stones. The heart of Balefire’s commitment line is anchored by its proprietary custom jewelry line, called Kindle. @balefire_goods | Olde Town Arvada, CO (right page, bottom)

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sarah o. jewelry

Sarah O. Jewelry was born in 2015 in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood. An opulent and fine jewelry company, Sarah O. is known for their carefully curated in-house design and large selection of ethically and responsibly sourced alternative stones. Sarah O. aims to challenge and expand the definition of “fine jewelry” with their unconventional use of raw and fancy cut rough diamonds alongside more widely recognized white diamonds and sapphires. @sarahojewelry | Denver, CO (top)

daniel diamonds

Daniel Diamonds is run by a mother-daughter team who believe that great design is the key to creating beautiful treasures that can be passed down for generations. Coming from a line of Israeli diamond cutters and dealers, they have spent decades cultivating close relationships with the world’s best gemstone vendors and artisans. Resulting in beautiful, unique, one-of-a-kind works of art for their clients to cherish. @danieldiamondsco | Evergreen, CO (middle left)

kristin coffin jewelry

Kristin Coffin Jewelry’s vintage-inspired rings are crafted from recycled golds and platinum, and feature alternative gems such as lab-grown diamonds, moissanite, and Canadian origin diamonds. Be sure to check out her newly launched line of Iconic™ lab-grown diamonds and moissanite, focusing on unique shades of grey, blue, and green. @kristincoffinjewelry | Denver, CO (middle right)

the diamond reserve

The Diamond Reserve is Denver’s most trusted private jeweler, specializing in GIA certified diamonds and custom engagement rings at wholesale pricing. When you book your private appointment, The Diamond Reserve team meets with you one-on-one to provide you with an honest diamond education, and guides you in selecting the diamond that speaks to you. Their expert design team helps you to create the engagement ring you have always dreamt of! @thediamondreserve | Denver, CO (bottom)

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ROMANTIC + WHIMSICAL A Hayley Paige gown designed for a queen! This amethyst toned, embellished net & tulle long sleeve ballgown is perfect for the bride wanting to make a fairytale entrance. Organic patterns of intricate beaded and sequin details will twinkle flawlessly on your big day.

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DRAMA QUEEN This barely blush, strapless mermaid-style gown by Romona Kevezais is a dress that defies time. Form fitting yet modest, this feminine, minimally designed gown is complimented with a lightly embellished tulle cape, adding just a hint of drama to your wedding day.

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S W E E T H E A RT S

Jane Hill’s “Valentine” dress is a classic. The simple silhouette and sweetheart neckline is accented with hand appliquéd lace, gently framing the figure down to the front split of the gown. A delicate overlay of tulle creates dimension, giving the gown a a quiet aire of romance while uplholding modern design.

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Let’s make memories together. When one of life’s happiest moments has arrived— let the jacquard help you celebrate in the most unforgettable of ways. Situated in Denver’s stylish Cherry Creek district amid a lively mix of art galleries, independent boutiques and refined restaurants, The Jacquard crafts special occasions with a kindred spirit of artistry. Simply put, your wedding will be like no other. Imagine the photo opportunities of a grand staircase leading from the lobby to a sun-splashed ballroom of your choice or a Champagne toast with unobstructed sunset views of the Rocky Mountains and Downtown Denver from our rooftop space. Whether you’ve been designing it in your mind’s eye since childhood or crave imaginative brushstrokes for your blank canvas, you’ll enjoy a creative, customized partnership with The Jacquard.

Weddings tailored to perfection.

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MOUNTAINTOP CEREMONY VENUE LARGE RECEPTION SPACE INSPIRED CUISINE ELABORATE CELEBRATIONS & INTIMATE GATHERINGS aspensnowmass.com/weddings | 970.300.7681 rocky mountain bride colorado fall & winter 2019 / rockymountainbride.com

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THE GENT’S GUIDE

grace gatto photography

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something old, something new

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A TWIST ON TRADITION This century-old Victorian-era rhyme came out of the English county Lancashire. The bridal tradition, meant to bring good luck on your special day, offers the bride-to-be good fortune, prosperity, optimism, and happiness for years to come. Let these ideas inspire a twist on tradition by bringing a little extra good luck to your groom!

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Deana + Matt larkspur

A dating app may have brought Deana & Matt together, but the couple’s faith and perseverance kept them together. Despite their very busy schedules, the pair found time to meet for many sweet dates like ice skating, sledding and breakfast hangouts. While their time might have been fleeting when Matt moved to Kansas for work, it was the moment Deana knew Matt was her future husband. During a girls trip to a local nature preserve, Deana was posing for a picture when her friend told her to turn around. To Deana’s absolutely shock, there was Matt holding a red rose and on one knee. It took Deana a moment to fully comprehend what was happening because Matt had told her he was in Las Vegas with his dad. Once she realized he was actually there and proposing, she excitedly said, “Yes!” Deana and Matt planned a simple and snowy destination wedding in Larkspur for January 11th.

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MELDING OF STYLES

“We wanted our wedding day to reflect both of our styles. Mine being more simple and Matt’s being more cozy. We wanted to bring a feeling of the mountains indoors while including some lyrics from songs that means the most to us. We had quotes from the Avett Brothers and Ben Rector on signs hanging up!”

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LET IT SNOW Despite the previous gorgeous day, a storm blew in dropping inches upon inches of snow. Instead of moving the ceremony inside, Deana and Matt chose to embrace the snow and say “I do� as a cascade of snowflakes floated down around them.

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-VENDORSVenue Spruce Mountain Ranch \ sprucemountainevents.com Wedding Planner Erin Hehn Events \ erinhehnevents.com Photographer The Mullers \ mullersphoto.com Videographer Zayne Williams \ zaynewilliams.com Invitations Cedar Hill Design \ etsy: cedarhilldesign Paper & Calligraphy Anna Sertich Caterer Biscuits & Berries \ biscuitsandberries.com Florist Project Floral \ projectfloral.com Bridal Boutique a&bé bridal shop \ aandbebridalshop.com Gown Designer Rue de Seine \ ruedeseine.com Bride’s Shoes Timberland \ timberland.com Groom’s Attire Parsow’s Custom \ parsows.com Groom’s Shoes Allen Edmonds \ allenedmonds.com Groomsmen’s Attire Marmot \ marmot.com Hair Christy Loy Bride & Groom’s Rings Gunderson’s Custom Design \ gundersons.com Officiant Andrew Rutten

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Take time early on to communicate with one another about what you want from your wedding day and then hold true to those!�

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Larkspur Events & Dining

An elevated private events venue. Located at the base of the vail mountain.

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We have a designer to help you style for any occasion, from farmhouse wedding to luxe birthday.

www.wallflowerrentals.com 303•709•9095 @wallflower_rentals_decor

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TRUE COLORADO STYLE. IMPRESSIVE, MEMORABLE EVENTS. www.sprucemountainevents.com larkspur, co | 719.247.3863

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G AT H E R celebrations & soirĂŠes surrounding the big day

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Let’s Get Married V I L L A PA R K E R

Shake off any wedding day jitters with a festive and fun rehearsal dinner at Villa Parker. After you walk through the I Do’s, toast to the people you love most with a modern, romantic night. Colors of deep apricot and caramel weave through the event with touches of dreamy florals atop linen-covered tables. Surrounded by your loved ones, prepare for tomorrow and truly soak in the final moments before you become Mr. & Mrs!

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BOLD + BRIGHT Bold black plates set the stage for a gorgeous tablescape complete with gold and grey flatware, whimsical bright pink blooms from Bella Lu Floral in cement vases and soft details of calligraphy on hand-torn paper and a lace patterned linen.

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CHEERS TO THE SEASON

Treat your guests to a refreshing cocktail with a twist. Blood orange gives the classic Aperol Spritz a taste of the cooling season as fall whispers at the door.

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FUN + GAMES After dinner, kick off your shoes and challenge your soon-to-be hubby to a game of croquet. Why not make it best two out of three and play a round of giant Jenga and corn hole too.

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villa parker | villaparker.com coordination grace & co. wedding & event design | @gracecoweddings bella lu floral | bellalufloral.com photography catherine lea photography | catherineleaphotography.com cookies vanilla & cream | @vanillaandcreamco stationery + signage pretty happy good | @prettyhappygood hair and makeup hayley styles | hayleystyles.com, makeup by heather b | makeupbyheather.com rentals hazel grove rentals | hazelgroverentals.com, colorado party rentals | cpartyrentals.com linen la tavola linen | latavolalinen.com ties knotty tie co | knottytie.com venue

event design, styling and floral

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Lindy Hickman Photography

VOTED BEST WEDDING VENUE IN COLORADO SPRINGS 775 WEST BIJOU STREET COLORADO SPRINGS. CO 719.634.7772 ThePinery.com 116

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clink & cheers T H E A R T O F C R A F T C O C K TA I L S

With the changing seasons from summer to fall brings warm flavors of apple, cinnamon and whiskey to signature cocktails. Let the professionals at Oak & Olive create unique and scrumptious cocktails for your big day! Oak & Olive takes the craft of bartending and turns it into a true art form with every pour, drink and detail as an opportunity to elevate your bar experience. Choose from a wide variety of all-inclusive bar packages from the Top Shelf Bar to the Colorado Package to create your own Old Fashioned Bar and even an Organic Package. With the ever growing popularity of craft cocktails, say goodbye to standard sips in exchange for a Harvest Margarita garnished with a brĂťlĂŠed orange or Spiced Frost Cosmo accented with a sprig of rosemary and fresh cranberries. Adding a seasonal touch to your wedding truly celebrates your special season of love. Let guests raise their glasses to you and cheers to a lifetime of happy moments and memories. Your forever starts today!

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“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together� -Vincent van Gogh

H A R V E S T M A R G A R I TA

1 oz Tequila 1/2 oz Cointreau 1 1/2 oz Spiced Honey Syrup 1/2 oz Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice 1/2 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice / Garnish with a Cinnamon Sugar Bruleed Orange & Star Anise / Rim Glass with a blend of Orange Zest, Sugar Cane, & Pink Himalaya Sea Salt

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SPICED FROST COSMO

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B U I L D Y O U R O W N O L D FA S H I O N E D

oak & olive | drinkoakandolive.com floral painted primrose | paintedprimrose.co photography root and blossom photography rootandblossomphotography.com venue realm | realmdenver.co stationery lucky onion | luckyonion.com

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floral studio

SYLVAN DALE RANCH ALL INCLUSIVE WEDDING VENUE. OUTDOOR CEREMONIES. CATERING & ALCOHOL. CABINS & GUESTS HOUSES. WEDDING COORDINATION. SET UP & BREAK DOWN.

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Julie + Juan elopement

While Julie and Juan had a few friends in common, it took a chance meeting at a tennis club for them to finally connect. While they didn’t speak a single word to each other on that first day, there was an instant spark. A few days later, Julie received a text from Juan, and so they say the rest is history! For eight years, the couple’s love grew and transformed as they moved from Colombia to the United States.

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I LOVE NEW YORK

Juan knew Julie was the one, and he wanted to plan an extra special proposal to show her how much he truly loved her. Juan planned a surprise trip to New York City, and Julie didn’t even know where they were going until they arrived at the airport gate! They spent a day exploring the city before Juan dropped the next surprise - a private yacht tour of the Hudson River. As the sun set across the water, the pair reminisced about their relationship and the love they share for each other. With the Brooklyn Bridge in the background, Juan asked Julie to be his wife, and she very excitedly exclaimed, “Yes!”

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Make time together a priority always. Be patient with each other. Every single relationship has its ups and downs, but be sure to work together to find solutions.�

- V E N D O R L I S TVenue Estes Park, Colorado Photography Nate Shepard Photo \ nateshepard.com Dress Designer ASTR \ astrthelabel.com Floral Made by the bride!

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Where industrial LUXE meets Colorado charm!

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ADVENTURE AWAITS

ORIGIN HOTEL

Cozy up with your beau at Origin Hotel near Red Rocks Amphitheater in Golden, Colorado before heading up to the mountains for a ski adventure. Start your trip off right with local sips by the fireplace with your furry friend, who is always welcome at Origin Hotel.

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READY SET GO

After a relaxing night in, pack up your Topo Designs bags and set off for your mountain getaway. In just a few hours, you will be hitting the slopes in the snowy Rockies!

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Blair Bennett’s Photography

Joni Schrantz Photographer


The best, hand-selected wedding vendors from the U.S. and Canadian Rockies. The RMB Vendor Collective is a couple’s go-to guide for who to trust when selecting their venue and vendors.

FA S H I O N Emma + Grace Bridal Little White Dress Bridal Shop Ted’s Clothiers The Bridal Collection FLOWERS Bella Lu Floral Painted Primrose Floral

ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTORS

3 Leaf Floral a&bé bridal shop Alchemy Face Bar Adrian Washburn Photography Allen Edmonds Allen Diamonds Alpenglow Events Alyssa Meeks Events Beauty Mark by Kacie Bespoke Entertainment Blush Salon Biscuits & Berries Buffalo Film Co. Cakes by Sarina Carrie King Photography Catherine Lea Photography Canvas & Light Cedar Hill Design Chandlerie Chelsea Garcia Beauty Crested Butte Mountain Resort Colorado Party Rentals Consider the Wildflowrs Dance Trax Entertainment Dahlia Floral Design Das Meyer Fine Pastry Chalet Deshebrado Catering DJ Red

J E W E L RY Sarah O. Jewelry PHOTOS Cassie Madden Photography Coryn Nelson Photography Red Aspen Photography Root and Blossom Photography

R E N TA L S Hazel Grove Rentals Yonder House S TAT I O N E R Y & PA P E R : Lucky Onion

VENUE Grand Lake Lodge by Highway West Vacations The Broadmoor Villa Parker Woodlands Colorado VIDEO Acts of Adventure

DJ Ron Michaels DJ Ryan Griz Dolly’s Mountain Shuttle Eleven Experience Elite Events Erin Hehn Events Erin Ashley Design Event Rents Fallen Tree Calligraphy Fin & Ally Floral Fleur De Lis Paperie Flower Power Productions Gateway Canyon Resort + Spa Grace & Co. Grace & Gather Events Gracie Oertli Photography Gunderson’s Custom Design Handsome Love Calligraphy Hayley Styles Heartfield Jewelers Hey Lovely Makeup Hyde Park Jewelers Icelantic Skis Ivory Bridal Atelier Jacie Marguerite Fine Art Photography Jubilations Catering KATKIM Jewelry Kelley Kakes Kind Design Knotty Tie Co

K. Robinson Photography Lace & Lillies Flowers La Tavola Linen Lighting & Design by Scott LG Event Entertainment & Production Makeup by Heather B Mark’s Diamonds Mountain Wedding Garden Natalie Duke Beauty Nate Shepard Photography Nicole Toledo Makeup Artistry Oak & Olive Old Elk Bourbon Origin Hotel Red Rocks Parsow’s Custom Peak Beverage Pedals & Pastries Pink Champagne Events Pretty Happy Good Project Floral Realm R & R Events and Design Salon Eva Michelle Samantha Madrid Hair & Makeup SkyView at Fall River Village Suit Supply Snob Productions Studio 19 CreativeStudio Q Spruce Mountain Ranch

Sweet Kiwi Bakery Sweet Zion Paperie The Ambrosia Rabbit The Family Joolz The Scobey’s Ten Peaks Topo Designs Twigs and Honey Two Points Under The Sky Vanilla & Cream Vicky C5 Wallflower Rentals Wildflour Sweets Young In The Mountains Fine Jewelry Zayne Williams Zorn Photography

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“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.’” - Lewis Carroll

“ A simple celebration, a

gathering of friends; here is

wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends” -zahid abas

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This photo, bottom left and center by Emily Joanne Wedding Films & Photography

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Colorado Fall & Winter 2019  

Rocky Mountain Bride Colorado Fall & Winter 2019 edition includes beautiful Colorado real weddings from throughout the state in addition to...

Colorado Fall & Winter 2019  

Rocky Mountain Bride Colorado Fall & Winter 2019 edition includes beautiful Colorado real weddings from throughout the state in addition to...