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82 wild at heart Sun-kissed, barefoot and two people in love

94 a farm fĂŞte A gorgeous fall-inspired look filled with gem tones and velvet

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style & beauty 51 metal & stone 54 the rmb gent’s guide Mountain Man Gifts

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love stories & looks 22 jennifer & cameron - Big Sky

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36 brooke & patrick - Billings 42 tessa & zach - Holland Lake 58 jessica & michael - West Glacier 64 get the look Whitefish Mountain Resort

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Those first days when the summer sun gives into the cool fall breeze are the best. Trees transform into brilliant shades of amber and yellow that glow in the sun. College football takes over Saturday entertainment (Go Gators!) and pumpkin spice lattes return at last! Along with all the things we love about fall, the change of season also brings new inspiration and beauty to weddings in Montana. For this issue of Rocky Mountain Bride, we wanted to stay true to the natural romance of the Rockies and the love it inspires. Each real wedding captures both the Montana landscape and as well as the personalized touches each couple incorporated to showcase their love. And at the end of the day, those are the things that really matter in building a beautiful marriage. Along with our love stories, we created some beautiful inspiration designed with the rich colors of the seasons. In Big Sky, our team dreamed up a snowy night wedding at Buck’s T-4 Lodge, complete with bistro lights and candles. In Red Lodge, Aspen Ridge Ranch played host to a farm-to-table wedding, complete with rich reds and blush tones. With so many seasonal style cues, we promise that you will find a look that will inspire your fall or winter wedding in the Rockies! in the Rockies! We at RMB are so honored and excited to help be a part of your Rocky Mountain “I Do!” Happy Planning!

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LoriMay&27th Nick Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa “Being able to share a place we love, with the ones we love was what truly made our wedding day so special. We were very blessed to have so many of our family and friends all together in one of the most beautiful places on earth. The day went off without a hitch, it was perfect.�

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Clink and Cheers hotel avron

with 11 historically named suites, 22 luxurious guest rooms and the celtic cowboy next door, hotel avron is a must visit when in great falls! built originally in 1890 by welsh immigant robert vaughn, hotel avron’s historic charm and european roots are a great addition to the downtown scene. stop by the celtic cowboy and try two of their signature drinks, the celtic mule and the celtic mccree! head to www.hotelarvon.com to learn more! photo: fern photography | thefernexposure.com


The Celtic Mule 1.5 oz Ginger Vodka 4 oz Ginger Beer Squeeze of fresh lemon Squeeze of fresh lime

Shake all ingredients together and poor into martini glass. Garnish with basil leaf and candied ginger.

The Celtic McCree 1.5 oz Paddy Irish Whiskey Squeeze of fresh lemon Squeeze of fresh lime 1 shot 7up 2 shots cranberry juice 3 oz raspberry puree 2 scoops ice

Blend and serve in a goblet glass. Garnish with a mint leaf!

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pretty little things

celebrate!

newlywed life is fabulous! have fun and celebrate all the little moments together.

cakebars Ticklebelly Desserts | ticklebelly.com clutch 2nd Story Studio | 2ndstorystudiollc.etsy.com cookbook The Newlywed Cookbook | anthropologie.com flutes & plates Anthropologie | anthropologie.com rabbit & fox bottle Opener Anthropologie | anthropologie.com

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A Montana Proposal Photography Simply Sarah | simplysarah.me

the proposal During a Montana weekend trip in September, Daniel planned the ultimate engagement for Morgan. They love to surprise each other with gifts, so Daniel had a bouquet of white garden roses waiting for her when they arrived. Morgan was elated, and Daniel nervously told her the second half of the surprise would come the next day. Daniel had planned for them to ride horses for the afternoon - one of Morgan’s favorite things to do! The wrangler told them that the view at the top was a great view of the property. So the two spent the day riding through trails of aspens until they reached the highest point on the property. They got off their horses and started up the path where Morgan saw one of her white garden roses lying on a tree branch with a note tied to it that said, “I love the way you twirl your hair when you get nervous...” As they continued to walk, Morgan gathered more roses and love notes until they reached the top with two chairs and wine and cheese waiting for them. There was one final rose lying on a leather photo album filled with memories from when they first started dating in high school to current day. With tears in Daniel’s eyes he got down on one knee and asked Morgan to spend forever writing their love story together.

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DOWNTOWN & RANCH LOCATIONS Bozeman, Montana 406.582.1000 | thebaxterhotel.com

Photos by Missy Short Photography, Amelia Anne Photography, Cali Frankovic Photography


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Jennifer & Cameron big sky

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Jennifer and Cameron met in California through mutual friends. After a couple dates of fishing, horseback riding and lake days with their friends, Cameron asked Jennifer if she wanted to go on a road trip with him to visit his mom in Montana. During that trip, Jennifer and Cameron fell completely in love and knew they were meant for each other. With each season spent in Montana, their love grew. During a trip back in August, Cameron planned to set up a fly fishing trip for Jennifer, who had always wanted to learn. Before their first cast, Cameron suggested a photo. Right before the photo, he got down on one knee and asked Jennifer to marry him. Jennifer had been ready to say yes for some time, so between tears, laughter and excitement, she said yes! They spent the rest of the trip touring venues, they chose 320 Guest Ranch and planned a gorgeous July 2nd wedding.

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The Theme: Because of Jennifer and Cameron’s love of

Montana, they wanted to have a mountain cabin themed wedding. Shades of green and gold were used to create the look!

The Dress: “I wanted a dress that had a simple fit, with a

bold patterned lace. The dress I chose had such delicate straps, and a flowing train. It felt so loose and free, and yet it had so much elegance. It was the perfect white against the landscape, with a champagne underlay. I added a showstopper belt and loved the unique touch it added.”

The Flowers: When it came to floral, Jennifer wanted to

keep it natural and complementary to the landscape. For their wedding arch, they used Jennifer’s dads elk antlers that they covered with dahlias, delphiniums, spray roses, lisisanthus and eucalyptus. For her bouquet, she wanted a wildflower-feel that was loose and wild. Her ladies were dressed up with sweet and simple bouquets of eucalyptus and garden roses. They kept the reception tables classic and clean with just eucalyptus garland and China mums scattered throughout.

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The Favorite Detail: “Our rings were my favorite

detail.They paired so well together both made of gold, with a vintage feel. Cameron’s ring had a mountain scene on it, with a trout jumping out of the river that runs through it.”

The Food: Jennifer and Cameron loved their wedding

food! For cocktail hour, guests enjoyed assorted cheeses paired with crostini’s and an antipasto display. For dinner, they served prime rib with aus jus and a creamy horseradish sauce and roasted chicken with a red pepper ricotta sauce accompanied with garlic mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese.

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For dessert, the couple had a display of their favorite pies and cheesecake for guests to indulge in.

The Sweets:

“Cameron and I spent a few moments before our big entrance , tail gating on the back of a pick up truck. We reminisced about ceremony , the scenery, and the love that was unimaginably growing for one another. We shared a beer just the two of us, it was a beautiful moment that I will cherish forever. “

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Advice for RMB Brides: I would tell brides not to worry too much on the small decorative details.  The views speak for themselves.”

Three Words: Natural. Rustic. Unique The Honeymoon: “We drove our truck and trailer through Montana to Canada. We spent our days exploring the tourist sites, hiking and fishing. Our nights were spent around our campfire making dinner. Our route back home to California was a trip in itself. We traveled back and camped in the Redwoods along the way finishing up in Monterey. The weather, views and the food was enough to make me want to go back as soon as we can. It was a perfect honeymoon for my husband and I!”

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color palette

- VENDORS BRIDE’S DRESS Lovely Bride | lovelybride.com BRIDE’S SHOES Me Too | metooshoes.com BRIDESMAID’S DRESS Alyssa Dahl | alyssadahldesigns.com CAKE Bozeman Costco | costco.com DRESS DESIGNER Rue De Seine | ruedeseine.com FLORAL Allison Brooke Design | allisonbrookedesign.com GROOM’S ATTIRE The Wharf | thewharfonline.com Men’s Wearhouse | menswearhouse.com Ariat | ariat.com HAIR Linda Trotter INVITATIONS Jamie Ellen Paperie | jamieellenpaperie.com/index.html MAKEUP Roberta Sandor Makeup Artistry | FB: Roberta Sandor Makeup Artistry OFFICIANT Bill McNulty PHOTOGRAPHY Brooke Borough Photography | brooke-borough.com REHEARSAL DINNER 320 Guest Ranch | 320ranch.com VENUE, CATERER & LODGING 320 Guest Ranch | 320ranch.com VIDEOGRAPHY Grimace Films - Miah Idema | grimacefilms.tv WEDDING PLANNING & RENTALS Jamie Ellen Paperie | jamieellenpaperie.com/index.html

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Get The Look buck’s t-4 lodge

shanna mae photography

Big Sky

nights in big sky are incredible - a 360 degree view of the stars and mountains just waiting for you to glance up. we took that starry night inspiration and created a wedding almost as pretty as montana’s night sky.

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get the look

glow

Set the mood for an intimate and romantic affair by using metallic and lighting to create a glow that’s warm and inviting.

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snow kisses

Stay warm in each others arms! With a nighttime ceremony, you are able to plan a sunset first look with your groom!

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| indulgencemontana.com bow tie the tie bar | thetiebar.com cake luxe | luxebozeman.com design & venue buck’s t-4 lodge | buckst4.com dress plume & blue vintage glasses montana party rentals | montanapartyrentals.com jewelry alara | alarajewelry.com menswear persnickety formal wear | persnicketyformalwear.com models haley & rick photography shanna mae photography | shannamaephotography.com

beauty indulgence beauty bar

bridal | plumebridal.com floral montana bloom | montanabloom.com gold chargers

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look at the stars, look how they shine for you - coldplay

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Brooke & Patrick billings

cody collins photography

Brooke and Patrick both grew up in Billings, and even went to the same high school, but didn’t connect until after college when Patrick returned to Billings after traveling for work. A mutual friend brought them together.The connection was instant, and the two were inseparable.They both love to travel, go boating and be adventurous, so when Patrick planned a trip to Mystic Lake, Brooke didn’t think anything of it! Unfortunately there was a bad snowstorm that kept them home, but that didn’t stop Patrick from proposing! The next morning, Patrick made Brooke breakfast and hid the ring in a bouquet of roses! With Billings as their home, they couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate their love than with an October 9th wedding at the historic Billings Depot!

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The Theme: Brooke and Patrick planned a Boho-chic fall wedding! They were inspired by the season and it’s colors, and used shades of navy blue, rose and champagne with a lot of gold accents.

The Dress: “I had found a Zac Posen mermaid dress

on the David’s Bridal website but they didn’t carry the brand in store! So I had to blindly order it without ever trying it on. Totally worth the risk! I ended up loving it. It was a very bright white strapless gown. It was comfortable too.”

The Flowers: In keeping with their fall theme,

Brooke chose sunflowers, white roses, peonies and greenery for her floral inspiration and had a custom headpieces designed by Mac’s Floral!

The Favorite Detail: “I think our favorite detail is just how much fun everything was during the whole ceremony and reception. People are still telling us how much fun they had. We really loved the LOVE sign by Better To Gather. It really tied the whole room together. I also loved my floral crown. It made me feel like a princess. Lastly, I will always remember the sparklers at the end of the night!”

The Sweets: The couple had a cupcake display for their sweet treat!

The Food: Brooke and Patrick loved their food!

They had their friend’s at The Red Door Lounge cater, and everyone still raves about the appetizers served! Guests enjoyed kabobs, stuffed mushrooms and meatballs just to name some fan favorites!

Mr and Mrs Moment: “All of the traveling we have already done as a couple!”

Advice to RMB Brides: “Just once your wedding

day arrives, cherish every second of that day! It goes by so fast!”

Three Words: Happiness, Celebration, Laughter

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- VENDORS BRIDE’S DRESS David’s Bridal - Zac Posen | davidsbridal.com BRIDE’S JEWELRY MLE Designs BRIDE’S SHOES Betsey Johnson | betseyjohnson.com BRIDESMAID ATTIRE David’s Bridal | davidsbridal.com CAKE Velvet Cravings | velvetcravings.com CATERER The Red Door Lounge | thereddoorlounge.com FLORAL Van’s Evergreen IGA | billingsiga.com FLOWER CROWN Mac’s Floral | macsfloral.com HAIR Blown Away Salon - Brittnee Krug + staff | FB: Blown Away Salon & Spa INVITATIONS Wedding Paper Divas | weddingpaperdivas.com LADIES NAILS Vicky Brown MENSWEAR Men’s Wearhouse | menswearhouse.com MEN’S HAIR Prohibition Brotique & Barber Shoppe - Sam | prohibitionclothiers.com MUSIC Freakin Awesome Incorporated | freakinawesome.com OFFICIANT Dexter Jensen PHOTOGRAPHY Cody Collins Photographer | codycollinsphoto.com RENTALS - LIGHTING AND SIGN Better to Gather Events | bettertogather.com VENUE The Billings Depot | billingsdepot.org

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Tessa & Zach holland lake

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Tessa and Zach first met in their high school Spanish class. Their little sisters were best friends and were always trying to hatch a master plan to get them to date. As time went by, the plan fell through the cracks , and they went to college in different states.Tessa moved back to Montana after graduating college. Zach came back into her life when he showed up for one of her art gallery openings.The two began seeing each other long distance, and after several moves eventually ended up in Portland together. Zach proposed to Tessa after a night of tacos and margaritas at one of their favorite spots in Portland called Por Que No.They decided to plan a Montana wedding filled with the landscape and people they love on August 6th.

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The Theme: Tessa and Zach wanted a “black tie outdoor” wedding, with a little glam mixed into the natural beauty of Montana. It was a dress to impress event! They used shades of pink and gold for their outdoor soirée.

The Dress: Tessa found her dress at Dress Theory in Seattle and the designer was Rue de Seine, based out of New Zealand. She was looking for a classic meets contemporary style and found that in the raw silk fabric and detachable lace top. Her favorite touch was the pockets!

The Flowers: Tessa and Zach knew the colors they wanted in their blooms and left the details and design to Jenny at Habitat Floral, who helped them choose floral that complimented the scenery perfectly.

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The Favorite Detail: “Zach’s friends from the

architecture program in Bozeman have a band, The Backwood Dreamers, and they brought along their equipment to play bluegrass for the after party in the lodge. People were dancing so hard the floor was shaking! They really made the evening a true party and we couldn’t have asked for a better time dancing with friends.”

The Food: “We were so thrilled about Holland Lake

Lodge, because they have a killer restaurant and do all the meals for you and your guests. Our wedding reception featured two main entrées: grilled top sirloin with rosemary, sea salt, and shallot jam as well as wild Alaskan grilled salmon with grilled corn and tomato relish and a sherry vinegar reduction. They made some brilliant vegetable sides and happily accommodated our vegan guests. At the after party the kitchen put out a heap of sandwiches and Zach’s sister and brother-in-law brought out a wheel of cheese from their farm, everyone agrees this snack was crucial.”

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Both Tessa and Zach have sweet tooths, so they chose a decadent Italian butter cream four-tier cake from Bernice’s Bakery. It had alternating layers of chocolate and white wine cake, completed with a Montana huckleberry filling!

The Sweets:

Mr. and Mrs. Moment: “Getting to look at our album of

Polaroid photos taken by guests the next morning. It was pretty hilarious to see all the behinds the scenes action we had missed!”

Advice for RMB Brides: “Enjoy yourself throughout this celebration! Try to go with the flow on the big day when something goes amuck. Realize at the end of the day it will be just you and your partner, and that is all that matters.” Three Words: Unforgettable, Tender, Lovely

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- VENDORS BEAUTY Soucie Soucie Salon - Christina Hickey | souciesouciesalon.com BRIDE’S DRESS & VEIL The Dress Theory | thedresstheory.com BRIDE’S JEWELRY Heirloom from bride’s maternal great-grandmother BRIDE’S SHOES Anthropologie | anthropologie.com BRIDE’S RING Alexis Russell | alexisrussell.com BRIDESMAID ATTIRE ASOS | asos.com BRIDESMAID JEWELRY Anthropologie | anthropologie.com CAKE Bernice’s Bakery | bernicesbakerymt.com CATERER Holland Lake Lodge | hollandlakelodge.com DRESS DESIGNER Rue De Seine | ruedeseine.com FLORAL Habitat Events | habitatevents.com GROOM’S ATTIRE Accessories - J. Crew | jcrew.com Suit - Mario’s | marios.mitchellstores.com Shoes - Nordstrom | shop.nordstrom.com GROOMSMEN ATTIRE The Black Tux | theblacktux.com HONEYMOON Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort–Costa Rica papagayo.andaz.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html INVITES Minted | minted.com MUSIC RMF Entertainment | rmfdjs.com OFFICIANT Wes Halliburton PHOTOGRAPHY Cluney Photo | cluneyphoto.com RENTALS The Party Store | thepartystoremt.com VENUE, REHEARSAL DINNER & LODGING Holland Lake Lodge | hollandlakelodge.com

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metal & stone

c u r at e d r i n g s a n d f i n e j e w e l ry f r o m t h e g e m g a l l e ry Photography Merissa Lambert Photography | merissalambert.com The Gem Gallery | gemgallery.com Ring Box The Mrs. Box | themrsbox.com

gold standard morganite

& diamond halo ring, assorted diamond bands

Gold is in this season! Mix and match your left-hand look with custom gold and diamond bands that will look great with an engagement ring or by themselves. For the girl that wants to make a statement with a ring, we love the idea of showcasing a colored gem, such as morganite, in a gold and diamond engagement ring setting.

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style and beauty

renaissance romance

diamond engagement rings

& assorted diamond bands

Classic jewelry styles are timeless. PavÊ settings with diamonds are a delicate and simple way to add shine. Stunning settings like halo and solitare accent the diamonds natural sparkle and it’s classic design is something you will love for years to come.

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montana gems

montana yogo sapphire

& fancy montana sapphire engagement rings

The Montana Yogo Sapphire is found only in the Yogo Gulch, part of the Little Belt Mountains in Judith Basin County by Lewistown. Its rich blue hue and rarity makes this gem the perfect center stone for your engagement ring!

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fly fishing fan

Give your fisherman the ultimate fly box, customized in a variety of woods with maps or trout on them! Stonefly Studio stoneflystudio.com

the rmb gent’s guide mountain man gifts

leather, wood and things that smell good - we love these gifts for your outdoor beau!

a woodsy welcome

Guys like candles too! Especially when it’s scented Campfire & Whiskey! Wandering Bison Wax Co etsy.com/shop/WanderingBisonWaxCo

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beer styles

For the brew-loving boy, we adore these leather cowhide bison insulators. You ustomize each one with your man’s favorite animal, too! Montana Red Sky Designs etsy.com/shop/MontanaRedSkyDesigns

timely manner

Keep your groom on time with these custom and hand-crafted analog timepiece. Mercer Mountain Time etsy.com/shop/MercerMountainTime

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inspiration

love isn’t something you find. love is something that finds you.

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Jessica & Michael west glacier

jennifer mooney photography

Jessica and Michael’s friendship goes all the way back to high school! They were always friends but only became close years after college while living in Chicago. Michael had returned from living in NewYork City, and when the two started spending time together they knew it was special and more than just a friendship. Micheal proposed in their hometown along the path surrounding Lake Michigan. It’s a favorite spot of Jessica’s where both frequent to run, walk, hang out, and look at the skyline.The two started planning a Glacier destination wedding, and said “I Do” on a crisp September 26th.

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The Theme: Jessica and Michael wanted their

outdoor wedding to complement the beautiful Glacier Park scenery but also tie in a romantic garden style to the day. They kept the colors natural with shades of whites, greens and neutrals.

The Dress: “I first spotted my dress on Pinterest, it was one of the very first ones that caught my eye. I went looking at every store in Montana that carried the designer Katie May, but no one had it. Then I traveled to San Francisco looking for it- still no luck. Velvet Bride in Missoula was kind enough to order me a special sample of the dress, and once I tried it on it was done. I love the sheer sleeves and the fact that its backless. It was the perfect combination of being elegant and classy, but still unique and sexy. I have yet to see a better dress!�

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The Flowers: In keeping with a garden feel, Jessica wanted her floral to be very green, so she chose a beautiful mix of romantic blooms. They were mostly whites, creams and greens with a hint of earthy sand tones in a natural, loose design that incorporated poppies, green hanging amarathus (Jessica’s favorite), dark viburnum berries and light gray silver brunia. The First Dance: Jessica and Michael danced

to Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon.” The song had meaning to Michael, and the couple just loved the lyrics.

The Food: When it came to dinner, the couple

chose to serve the food they loved to eat! Guests enjoyed mini bison sliders with pickled onions and cucumbers, tuscan kale salad with roasted pine nuts, pork carnitas, greek white bean salad, grilled crusted walleye and roasted wedge potatoes.

The Sweets: For a sweet end to the night,

Jessica and Michael served a two-tier butter cream cake, chocolate covered strawberries, brownies and a candy bar!

The Favorite Detail: Jessica loved the

greenery and moss runners on the tables. They had hops vines hanging from the chandelier and arbor along with tree ivy, olive foliage, scented geranium, seeded eucalyptus, jasmine vine, fresh mint and rosemary.

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Advice for RMB Brides: “Enjoy the moment and try to not focus so much on the guests. Remember it’s about the marriage, not how much you spent on food & flowers. “ Three Words: So. Much. Fun.

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a mountain soirĂŠe at whitefish mountain resort! full of blush, burgundy and some incredible views of the rockies, we just adore the natural elegance of this look.

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on top of the world

With a 360 view of the Rockies, Glacier National Park, Whitefish Lake and even Canada, it’s hard not to feel on top of the world at the top of Whitefish Mountain! Add in a wedding ceremony, and it can’t be beat!

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In keeping with a blush and burgundy palette, we just love the color pop in the linen! A sweetheart table set for two allows for the newlywed’s to enjoy a meal together and take a moment to slow down and enjoy the day. Gold accents and sweeping floral arrangements add the perfect touch to this table for two.


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the menu guachos beef tenderloin Montana Coffee Traders coffee and spice-rubbed beef sliced medium-rare served with chimichurri sauce

tuscan tartlets Roasted vegetables marinated in red wine, served with goat cheese and arugula in wonton cups

parmesan-crusted chicken with tomato bruschetta Pesto mashed potatoes, roasted seasonal squash

sesame crusted pacific tuna with pineapple ponzu sauce Coconut-sesame rice, stir-fried snap peas

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With so many scenic spots, Whitefish Mountain Resort is a great place to plan a wedding! During the reception, take a stroll with your Mr. and enjoy the sunset with some champagne!

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Jordan and Craig met when Craig and some of his friends came into the restaurant Jordan was working at. They had flirty banter the whole time and Craig got her number before he left, and the two have been together since that night! With such a movie-like meeting, Craig knew that the proposal had to be epic! In April, Jordan and her sister decided to surprise their parents and fly to Missoula since they dont live there anymore. Little did she know that the surprise would end up being on her! Craig “couldn’t get off work,” so Jordan and her sister perfectly executed the surprise.When the sisters arrived their parents threw their hands in the air and said “what on earth are you doing here?!” Little did Jordan know they were using their acting skills! The next day, the family decided to plan a hike up to the Missoula “M.” Her mom decided to stay back, as she “wasn’t feeling well.”The rest of Jordan’s family started the hike.When they made it to the top they were all posing for a photo when Jordan felt a tap on her shoulder, and turned around shocked to see Craig! He grabbed her hands and started to re-tell their love story. Just when it couldn’t get any better, Jordan’s mom came around the side of the mountain with a GoPro, capturing every moment! After a mountaintop yes, the two couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate their love than a June 18th summer wedding in Missoula!

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The Theme: Jordan and Craig wanted to have an upscale, rustic

wedding that complimented the venue and decor with more elegant touches and delicate details. A color palette of blushes, white, greens and navy was used to paint the day.

The Dress: “Made in the heart of the city of Seattle, about 3

blocks from the iconic Pike Place Market, my dress was handcrafted at Cicada. I fell in love with the fact that their design and construction are all done in their building. The neckline was heart shaped, trumpet fit, strapless, and lace from top to bottom.”

The Flowers: Jordan loves peonies, so she made them the focus in her bouquet! She also really loved how the anemones navy center matched the color of Craig’s suite and tied it all tighter!

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The Favorite Detail: “Hardest question ever! I LOVE lighting, and at our reception our last name was lit up in marquee lights so it was probably that… or the sparklers!”

The Food: Jordan and Craig wanted to give their guests a

more interactive food experience, so they worked with The Ranch Club to have three different stations! People could choose from Montana Huckleberry BBQ, Rancher’s Delight, or a Prime Rib Carving. The majority of their guests were from out-of-town so the couple wanted them to experience the fresh and local foods of Montana!

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Craig loves sweets, so the couple decided to indulge in a desert bar filled with macaroons, cheesecake, three different types of cupcakes, sugar cookies, and a lovely two-tier wedding cake!

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Mr. and Mrs. Moment: “Our vows. They were the

most important part of our day. We took time in writing our own, and they were so special.”

The First Dance: The newlywed’s danced to “Tenerife

Sea” by Ed Sheeran. They found the song after about a year of dating and it just stuck. The lyrics for them hit home, and they haven’t found another song that has been more perfect for who they are as a couple.

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Advice for RMB Brides: Jordan gave us her top six

tips for brides getting married:

1. Lock in your vendors immediately. What I found the most shocking was how fast vendors fill up. I booked mine almost a year in advance, as we had a little over a year engagement, and still vendors had most weekends assigned to other weddings. 2.Guests spend the time and money to be at your special day. I found it important to make sure the food was good. 3. Put the most money in what is most important to you. 4. Be resourceful with companies like Etsy or Pinterest. These companies are great for ideas and money-saving tips. 5. Write your own vows. 6. Book a videographer. They run expensive, but it is well worth the money to go back and watch so many things you may have missed. The day goes by so fast!

Three Words: Elegant, Whimsical, Picturesque

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color palette - VENDORS BRIDE’S DRESS Cicada Bridal | cicadabridal.com BRIDE’S JEWELRY BHLDN | bhldn.com BRIDE’S SHOES Jimmy Choo | jimmychoo.com BRIDE’S RINGS Blue Nile | bluenile.com BRIDE’S VEIL Velvet Bride | velvetbride.com BRIDESMAIDS DRESS: Jenny Yoo | jennyyoo.com CAKE Bernice’s Bakery | bernicesbakerymt.com FLORAL & WEDDING PLANNER Habitat Events | habitatevents.com GROOMS ATTIRE Tom James Company | tomjames.com GROOMSMEN’S ACCESSORIES Nordstrom | nordstrom.com GROOMSMEN’S ATTIRE Mens Wearhouse | menswearhouse.com HAIR The Total Look- Andrea Moltzen | FB: The Total Look Hair and Nail Spa Salon HONEYMOON Windstar Cruises- J.W.North Travel - Sheelagh King | jwnorthtravel.com INVITATIONS Noteworthy Paper & Press | noteworthystore.com LINENS Missoula Textile Services | missoulatextiles.com LIGHTING AND TENT Montana Party Time | missoulaeventrental.com LODGING Double Tree | doubletree3.hilton.com Hilton Garden Inn | hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com MUSIC RMF Entertainment | rmfdjs.com OFFICIANTS Zootown Church - Kyle Smith | zootownchurch.com Har Shalom - Laurie Franklin | har-shalom.org PHOTOGRAPHY Green Door Photography | greendoorphotography.com REHEARSAL DINNER The Wilma Theatre | thewilma.com RENTALS Oh So Chic Boutique | ohsochicmt.com TRANSPORTATION: Beach Transportation | beachtrans.com VENUE & CATERER The Barn at The Ranch Club | ranchclubevents.com VIDEO Britney Paige Cinematographers | britneypaige.com

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style and trends to help you plan a beautiful wedding day


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wild at heart

Sun-kissed, barefoot and two people in love in the Outback. This earthy and wild look takes place at the gorgeous Lone Mountain Guest Ranch. Filled with natural beauty, exotic flora and breathtaking views, it’s the perfect blend of the South Pacific in Montana.

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the palette

Channel the Austrailian Outback with your colors and textures! Burnt orange, yellow and bright greens pop against the Big Sky landscape and bring a warmth to the look. Ikat patterned wool rugs and raw elements, like the wood and cotton, add natural design elements to the look.

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g’day mate

The floral design from Labellum blends both Montana and the South Pacific into a vibrant and exotic table design. The succulents pop against the matte black plates and silverware, and mixed in amber goblets and a burnt orange linen creates a fresh look for early fall weddings.

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the golden hour Cake and kisses - what could be better! This intricately designed cake from Whipped is Outback perfection.

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a farm fĂŞte

At Aspen Ridge Ranch, you are surrounded by farmland and the Red Lodge Mountains that together inspire beautiful collaborations. Add in burgundies, moody hues and some rose, and you will get one gorgeous wedding day.

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burgundy vibes

Burgundy is a cold weather color that will warm up any wedding! From blankets, to menswear, and a velvet Mrs. Box for your ring, the color will compliment your design with an added splash of richness.

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Welcome to dinner! This harvest table is dressed to impress with rich gem tones, candlelight and a velvet accent head chair that adds a French flair to this design.


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israeli cous cous with local roasted seasonal vegetables whole montana trout (from montana trout culture in the paradise valley) with purple potatoes, purslane and herbs local green salad with heirloom tomatoes and tarragon vinigrette The Wild Table

white cake with rosemary caramel and cream cheese frosting harvest focaccia bread with grapes and rosemary chocolate and gold leaf dipped figs

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Dinner & Drinks

celebrate the day before your wedding in grand fashion! host a party that will make your guests feel like they are at a star-studded affair with champagne towers and fresh oysters on the half shell. cheers to those that you love and the wedding that is to come!

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We love the idea of blending a luxe look at the Union Pacific Dining Lodge. With it’s cathedral ceilings and stately fireplace, it’s an inviting space that will compliment the more modern design.


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classic style

Classic styles are timeless - incorporate them into your rehearsal dinner! We love the use of champagne coupe glassware and a more dedicant menu selection with oysters. Your guests will feel transported to old Hollywood!

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the boise guest house Boise

the inside story Introducing a new way to stay and play, the Boise Guest House opens up boutique lodging in the heart of downtown Boise, Idaho with an independent and art-infused vibe that will pair perfectly with your newlywed getaway. Set in historic, imaginatively-renovated houses in Boise’s North End, each fully-stocked suite is located in sight and within blocks of historic downtown, the foothills, and the center of the vibrant and energetic city of Boise. Whether you and your other are looking to indulge in local art or get outside and explore, the Boise Guest House is your ideal launch pad!

the lodging Get a sense of place with plenty of room to roam. Cleverly curated to beautifully elevate the context and mood of your stay, each themed suite is decked out with original work by local artists. So every room is like a private gallery designed for you! Treetop Suite, Animal Trophy Suite, and a dog friendly Travel Suite amongst eight other charming spaces - you are bound to find your home away from home after your big day! Enjoy the well-appointed ease of a full kitchen, lounging area, bedroom options, private bath, and more. When it’s time for the two of you to hit the town, the nearby restaurants are diverse and noteworthy. From fine dining to brew pubs to ethnic or local-focused cuisine, you have your pick of the most interesting and award-winning food in Idaho—all in walking distance. We recommend saving one morning for an intimate breakfast in bed!

the perks For the outdoorsy couple, the guest house is a little slice of adventure heaven. The Boise Guest House rents bikes! Each bike is fully equipt with a basket and extra bungee cords for larger loads. We recommend packing a romantic picnic for two and hopping on The Boise River Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is made up of miles of paved trails next to the river, and will take you anywhere you would like to go. Catch a concert at the Idaho Botanical Gardens or ride through the Capital City’s Farmers Market. Don’t forget to pack the champagne! No matter your destination, celebrate your “I Do” at the Boise Guest House! Learn more about the guest house by visiting www.boiseguesthouse.com


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2–4 mon t hs Plan fun group activities for guests Plan a hair & makeup trial run Book rehearsal dinner Begin wedding dress alterations

12 + mon t hs

Finalize menu & flowers Give vendors a first draft event schedule

Determine a budget

planner Gather ideas & inspiration

Send out formal invitations (Mail out invitations 6-8 weeks before wedding day)

Choose a date & location

1–2 mon t hs

Choose your bridal party Begin creating a guest list Hire a wedding planner

Pick up wedding rings

Design a fun wedding website

Purchase wedding attire accessories

Research marriage requirements

Schedule final dress fitting Purchase wedding weekend attire

6–9 mon t hs

Schedule spa services for bridesmaids Finalize event schedule

Select a photographer

Confirm bridesmaids’ & groomsmen attire & gifts

Have engagement photos taken

Confirm photo list with photographer

Finalize guest list

Create guest favors & welcome bags

Send out Save-the-Dates

Finalize rehearsal dinner & mail out invitations

Pick a caterer

Enjoy a bachelorette weekend with the girls

Select a florist Select a DJ or band

4 week countdown

Appoint an officiant Purchase your wedding dress

Obtain a marriage license

Decide on bridal party attire

Pack for your honeymoon

Register for gifts

Break in your wedding shoes

Decide on color palette & style of wedding

Confirm transportation & travel Confirm all wedding details with vendors

4–6 mon t hs

Provide final guest count to caterer Create final seating chart & escort cards

Reserve rental items

Send timeline & contact info to the bridal party

Order wedding cake and/or desserts

24 hours

Get groom & groomsmen fitted Purchase wedding rings Order invitations & other stationery

Confirm all details with planner & officiant

Reserve a room block for out-of-towners

Drop off welcome bags to lodging

Plan your honeymoon & apply for any passports

Create vendor check & tip envelopes

the big day enjoy every little detail of your fabulous rocky mountain wedding!


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Music Bozeman DJ | bozemandj.com Freakin Awesome Incorporated | freakinawesome.com Milton Menasco & the Big Fiasco | miltonmenasco.com RMF Entertainment | rmfdjs.com

Fashion Alyssa Dahl | alyssadahldesigns.com Anthropologie | anthropologie.com Ariat | ariat.com ASOS | asos.com bash | bashbozeman.com Belle en Blanc | belleenblancmt.com Betsey Johnson | betseyjohnson.com BHLDN | bhldn.com Cicada Bridal | cicadabridal.com David’s Bridal | davidsbridal.com Daughters of Simone | daughtersofsimone.com Eskay Bridal | eskaybridal.com J. Crew | jcrew.com Jenny Yoo | jennyyoo.com Jimmy Choo | jimmychoo.com Joanna August | joannaaugust.com Katie May | katiemay.com Lovely Bride | lovelybride.com Mario’s | marios.mitchellstores.com Me Too | metooshoes.com Men’s Wearhouse | menswearhouse.com Mimi’s Bridal | mimisbridal.net Nordstrom | shop.nordstrom.com Persnickety Formal Wear | persnicketyformalwear.com Plume Bridal | plumebridal.com Prohibition Brotique & Barber Shoppe | prohibitionclothiers.com Revolvr Menswear | revolvrmens.com Rue De Seine | ruedeseine.com The Black Tux | theblacktux.com The Bride’s Shoppe | thebridesshoppe.com The Dress Theory | thedresstheory.com The Tie Bar | thetiebar.com The Wharf | thewharfonline.com Tom James Company | tomjames.com Velvet Bride | velvetbride.com

Flowers Allison Brooke Design | allisonbrookedesign.com Greenwood Events | greenwood.events Habitat Events | habitatevents.com Labellum | labellumflowers.com Mac’s Floral | macsfloral.com Montana Bloom | montanabloom.com My Viola Floral Studio | myviolafloral.com Rose Mountain Floral | rosemountainfloral.com The Flower Hat | theflowerhat.com Van’s Evergreen IGA | billingsiga.com Wild Blume Floral Design | wildblume.flowers

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Paper Cast Calligraphy | castcalligraphy.com Jamie Ellen Paperie | jamieellenpaperie.com/index.html Jessica Lee Calligraphy + Design | jessicaleecalligraphy.com Minted | minted.com Noteworthy Paper & Press | noteworthystore.com Wedding Paper Divas | weddingpaperdivas.com

Photos Amelia Anne Photography | ameliaannephotography.com Brooke Borough Photography | brooke-borough.com Carrie Ann Photography | carrieann-photography.net Christine Pienaar Photography | christinepienaarphotography.com Cluney Photo | cluneyphoto.com Cody Collins Photographer | codycollinsphoto.com Danford Photography | danfordphotography.com Fern Photography | thefernexposure.com Green Door Photography | greendoorphotography.com Hayley Heser Photography | hayleyheser.com Jana Graham Photography | janagrahamphotography.com Jennifer Mooney Photography | jennifermooney.com Jeremiah & Rachel Photography | jeremiahandrachel.com Jessie Moore Photography | jessiemoorephotography.com Kacie Q Photography | kacieqphotography.com Kylie Morgan Photography | FB: Kylie Morgan Photography Lauren Borwn Photography | laurenbrownphoto.com Let It Shine Photography | letitshinephotography.com Merissa Lambert Photography | merissalambert.com Paige Marie Photography | paigemariephotography.com Pinecone Photography | pineconephotography.com Shanna Mae Photography | shannamaephotography.com Simply Sarah | simplysarah.me Stella Kelsie Photography | stellakelsiephotography.com Troy Meikle Photographer | troymeiklephoto.com

Planning bash | bashbozeman.com Better to Gather Events | bettertogather.com Emily Hallock Weddings & Events | emilyhallockweddings.com Greenwood Events | greenwood.events Habitat Events | habitatevents.com History in the Making Special Events | historyeventsmt.net Jamie Ellen Paperie | jamieellenpaperie.com/index.html Kropp Occasion Designs | kroppoccasiondesigns.com Reed & Lee Events & Weddings | reedandlee.com Rocky Mountain Bride Montana


Rentals Better to Gather Events | bettertogather.com Celebrate Rentals | celebraterentals.com Hostess Haven | hostesshaven.com Hutch Event Rentals | fb: hutch event rentals La Tavola Fine Linen | latavolalinen.com Missoula Textile Services | missoulatextiles.com Montana Harvest Tables | montanaharvesttables.com Montana Party Rentals | montanapartyrentals.com Montana Party Time | missoulaeventrental.com Oh So Chic Boutique | ohsochicmt.com The Party Store | thepartystoremt.com Under Canvas Events | undercanvasevents.com

Savory Ox Pasture | oxpasturecafe.com Plonk Wine Bar | plonkwine.com Shucks Raw Bar | shucksrawbar.com The Red Door Lounge | thereddoorlounge.com The Wild Table | FB:The Wild Table

Sweet Bernice’s Bakery | bernicesbakerymt.com Bozeman Costco | costco.com Cakes by Debi | cakesbydebi.com Luxe | luxebozeman.com Miss Patticakes | misspatticakes.com The Wild Table | fb: the wild table Ticklebelly Desserts | ticklebelly.com Velvet Cravings | velvetcravings.com Whipped Bakery | whippedconfections.com

Transportation Beach Transportation | beachtrans.com

Venue 320 Guest Ranch | 320ranch.com Aspen Ridge Ranch | aspenridgemontana.com Buck’s T-4 Lodge | buckst4.com Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa | chicohotsprings.com Glacier Raft Company | glacieroutdoorweddings.com Holland Lake Lodge | hollandlakelodge.com Hotel Avron | hotelavron.com Lone Mountain Ranch | lonemountainranch.com Montana Wildflower Weddings | montanawildflowerweddings.com Plonk Wine Bar | plonkwine.com Rainbow Ranch Lodge | rainbowranchbigsky.com Rathvinden | rathvinden.com Red Lodge Mountain Weddings | redlodgemountain.com/weddings St. Mary’s Catholic Church | stmaryscommunity.org Summer Star Ranch | summerstarranch.com The 1915 Barn | 1915barn.com The Barn at The Ranch Club | ranchclubevents.com The Baxter | thebaxterhotel.com The Billings Depot | billingsdepot.org The Wilma Theatre | thewilma.com Under Canvas Events | undercanvasevents.com Union Pacific Dining Lodge | yellowstonehistoriccenter.org Whitefish Mountain Resort | skiwhitefish.com

Video Britney Paige Cinematographers | britneypaige.com Grimace Films - Miah Idema | grimacefilms.tv

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