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PUBLISHER’S NOTE

Dearest Reader, Thank you for picking up this issue of Rocky Mountain Bride! This is our fifth volume of our regional issue and with each we attempt to show you an amazing glimpse into our region and all the beauty that it holds. The Rockies are where all of us at RMB call home and the saying is ever so true; home is where the heart is. Our hearts and love of what we do pours onto these pages. The pride we feel showcasing the incredible talents of the wedding creatives, which not only dream up but deliver such remarkable inspiration for us to publish or those who worked tirelessly to ensure the real weddings were not only a success but a beautiful representation of the couples and the love they share, is a true honor. We love what we do and even more so love that LOVE is what has brought you to pick up this copy. Congrats on finding the one who makes your heart beat with such immensity that your souls are able to unite as one and you can’t imagine being without each other. We are excited for you to plan your day! Whether your desire is to be just the two of you in the middle of no where or surrounded by all of your friends and family in a downtown ballroom, we invite you to find your perfect beginning with us, here in the Rockies! In making a wedding magazine, one has a tendency to look back on their own wedding day more often than most. I remember lots of little things, my husband tearing up at the altar as we said our vows, walking into our reception and everyone standing and showering us with love as we started into our first dance, and walking out to take sunset photos and finding that it allowed us to take a moment to just be. They are memories that bring me back and make me smile. I wish for you a multitude of sweet memories and many happy years of reminiscing about them! Best wishes,

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modern love - Denver, CO

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western heritage - Stanley, ID

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elegant woodland escape - West Glacier, MT

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southwestern essence - Taos Ski Valley, NM

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timeless black tie - Salt Lake City, UT

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equestrian elopement - Sheridan, WY

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historic hidden gem - Lethbridge, AB

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urban rehearsal dinner - Vancouver, BC

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dreaming on cloud nine - Aspen, CO

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LOVE STORIES beginnings

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jenna + aram -

Jackson, WY

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chrissie + spencer - Bozeman, MT

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lindsey + andy - Steamboat Springs, CO

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alexandria + alan - Ketchum, ID

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christopher + seth - Bozeman, MT

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natalie + chris - Santa Fe, NM

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kate + jack - Park City, UT

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ashley + mitch - Jackson, WY

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christina + danial - Calgary, AB

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dione + alex - Victoria, BC

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elizabeth + vito - Sussex, MT

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stephanie + nick - Denver, CO

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kaley + cole - Las Cruces, NM

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madison + spencer - Cedar City, UT

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anatomy of the invitation

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designed in the rockies

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local finds - western range clothing co.

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Welcome to the

Rockies! “between that which exists and that which does not, is the space called love.” -anonymous

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MODERN LOVE

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W E S T E R N H E R I TA G E

Mid-century modern design in Denver’s River North Art District

Inspiration in the shadows of the Sawtooth Mountains

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ELEGANT WOODLAND ESCAPE

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SOUTHWESTERN ESSENCE

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TIMELESS BLACK TIE

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EQUESTRIAN ELOPEMENT

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HISTORIC HIDDEN GEM

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URBAN REHEARSAL DINNER

Fall tones and towering pines in Glacier National Park

Bohemian touches with Southwest elements in Taos

Formal details at a stately manor in Utah

Intimate country wedding in Big Horn

Colonial-style mansion meets warm summer colors in Alberta

An industrial, open-concept space in North Vancouver

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DREAMING ON CLOUD NINE Say “I do” in the snow atop Aspen Snowmass mountain

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ROMANTIC, ADVENTUROUS, ELEGANT, EARTHY, MODERN, VINTAGE, SOPHISTICATED, ENCHANTING, INTIMATE, GRANDIOSE ... REGARDLESS OF YOUR VISION, WE HAVE THE MOUNTAIN SETTING FOR YOU.

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cover story

While Chrissie and Spencer went to elementary school together, they didn’t reconnect until high school, where their friendship flourished into a relationship. Eight years later, Spencer knew he couldn’t propose in an elaborate way or on a trip because Chrissie would immediately be suspicious. One cold evening, Spencer asked Chrissie if she wanted to take their dogs for a walk. Thinking nothing of it, she bundled up and headed out with him. As they watched their dogs frolic and play, Chrissie sensed that Spencer was no longer standing next to her. As she turned, she found him down on one knee asking her to be his wife, and she immediately said, “Yes!” The pair planned a relaxed and emotional elopement for July 25th.

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BEING PRESENT

“Our favorite part of the wedding was how present we were the entire time. Since we had decided to elope, the wedding was refocused on us committing our lives to one another and that was all that mattered.�

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Throughout the entire process, always remember what the true meaning of a wedding is all about. Always come back to that and don’t let the details cause too much stress. This is you and your significant other’s special day so be true to both of your wants, your personalities and your vision.”

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the anatomy of the invitation suite photos by grace gatto photography

From the clean crisp envelope to the swirling calligraphy or bold letterpress letters, there is something beautiful about wedding invitations. Invitations are the first glimpse into your wedding that your guests will see. Whether you are planning a lavish affair or an intimate gathering, your invite can speak to your theme, color palette and location. The stationery, calligraphy and paper details collide together to create a seamless design for your wedding. With all the different pieces and rules for invitation suites, we are breaking down invitation etiquette to put any of your invitation woes to rest!

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RSVP please Count three weeks out prior to your big day, and this should be the cut off for RSVPs. Make sure this date is clearly marked on your RSVP cards to ensure guests reply on time. Your RSVP card is also where you can let guests pick their entree if you are having a planned meal. To ensure you receive your RSVPs back, help guests by including postage for the RSVP envelope. The invitation suite by Colorado designer, Beautifully Noted, is printed on blush hand torn paper featuring a traditional wedding invitation along with a light sage RVSP card and return envelope. (above)

perfect timing It is best to send your save the date anywhere from nine months to a year in advance of your nuptials. It is important to give your guests time to plan and book accommodations, especially if many of your guests are coming from out of town. Six to eight weeks before your I dos, follow up with your formal invitation, which will give guests more details about your big day! In the reception details by Wyoming designer, Bird + Buffalo, find a menu card, signature cocktails sign and table number featuring hand-drawn images special to the couple. (page left)

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darling details There are many details to consider including along with your formal invitation. A must for any invitation is a way for guests to RSVP. Another common component is a details card, which can contain accommodation information, dress code and link to your wedding website. Other options include: itinerary for the weekend, welcome dinner invite and a small map of the area. The custom invitation suite by Montana designer, Bon Temps Collective, includes a formal invitation, welcome dinner invite, details card, hand-drawn map and RSVP card with meal selection.

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modern wording Whether you are paying for the wedding yourself or you simply want to take a more modern approach, many couples are opting to use wording to invite guests straight from the couple rather than specifically the parents of the bride or groom. The whimsical and colorful invitation suite by Idaho designer, Mango Ink and Crimson Calligraphy, includes a modern invitation, details card, reception schedule and RSVP card.

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wedding website A wedding website is a great place to direct guests for more information on your big day. You can include your wedding website on your save the date or detail card. From sharing your love story to featuring your bridal party, a wedding website allows you more space for information than can’t fit on your paper invite. You can also put where you are registered on your wedding website. The creamy peach letterpress invitation suite by New Mexico designer, Letterpress Made, features a traditional invitation, welcome dinner invite, details card and RSVP with meal choice.

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best dressed From black tie to cocktail attire, letting guests know how to dress can relieve a lot of stress on picking out an outfit. No one wants to come overdressed or underdressed to your big day! If you are planning an elegant, upscale affair, then black tie or black tie optional might be the best fit. If you are having a more laid-back or rustic wedding, then casual cocktail or cocktail attire would work. The color-blocking invitation suite by Utah designer, Twelve30 Creative, features a modern invitation, details card and floral envelope liner. Pressed leather details tie in from the reception invitation to the escort cards, while the details card lets guests know what to wear.

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addressing your invites Addressing the envelope might be one of the trickiest parts of the invitation. Here are some standard rules to follow: for a married couple, write “Mr. and Mrs. James Denver.” If you are inviting two unmarried guests, you will write out both of their full names. If you are giving a friend a plus one, you will address their name then add “and guest.” The floral invite on hand-torn paper by British Columbia designer, Maurelle, includes a modern invitation, RSVP and outer envelope addressed in white calligraphy script and a wax seal.

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postage rules A big thing to note: most wedding invites will require more than one stamp. Since wedding invites typically include many pieces of paper, it can tip the scales to be too heavy. Also additional adornments such as ribbons and wax seals add weight. To avoid returned invites, be sure to go to your post office and have your full invite weighed and attach the right amount of postage! The classic ivory invitation with vellum overlay by Alberta designer, Debbie Wong, contains a vintage photograph envelope liner, modern invitation, RSVP and RSVP envelope.

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It’s time to drink champagne and dance on this beautiful table

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A special day A special place

Creates your magical moment

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Lindsey + Andy s t e a m b o at s p r i n g s , c o l o r a d o

While Lindsey and Andy knew of each other through mutual friends, they didn’t officially meet until Andy’s best friend introduced them at a bar. Fate had another plan for this couple and shortly thereafter, they ended up working at the same ranch just north of Steamboat Springs. They discovered an instant connection, and so, as they say: the rest is history.

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S TA RT I N G P O I N T

Four years later, back in Steamboat Springs, Andy planned a snowy hiking excursion with Lindsey, his brother and his brother’s girlfriend. Near the end of the hike, Andy pulled Lindsey into a clearing, dropped to one knee in the snow and asked Lindsey to be his forever, and she excitedly said, “Yes!” The best part - the whole thing was captured on camera! Lindsey and Andy planned a rustic ranch wedding for September 15th.

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JUST YOU + ME “My favorite moment was before the ceremony, seeing Lindsey for the first time. Our photographers found a perfect spot for us to meet, and gave us the space we needed to have our moment with one another. The setting, the intimacy, the gorgeous bride. Everything in that space was perfect.� - Andy

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Write your own vows. Scary yes, but it is the most meaningful thing you can do. We still read them to each other all the time!”

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MOUNTAINS MEET MAGIC Creating grand moments while perfecting the tiniest of details. Say “I do” somewhere as beautiful as the day you met.

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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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MODERN LOVE

Taking inspiration from French salons of the 17th century, discover The Ramble, a boutique hotel located in the River North Art District in Denver, Colorado. The inviting space welcomes you in with rich colors of deep purple, fuchsia and emerald green paired with bold blacks and whites. Inspired by the venue, Adina Michelle Events created this mid-century modern inspired shoot combining romantic details like the hand torn invites with contemporary pieces of tropical florals and geometric wire-framed chairs.

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inspiration

ROOFTOP ROMANCE

Donning a classic tux with the twist of a maroon jacket and black lapels from Ted’s Clothier, the groom looked dapper next to his wife in a Georgia Young off-the-shoulder ballgown with layers of texture and a crisp black ribbon belt from Emma & Grace.

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L I V E LY L I B A T I O N S

Cozy up with your beau at The Ramble’s grand lobby bar, Death & Co, serving up both classic craft cocktails and unique libations like the Love Bug made with blanco tequila, pineapple juice, raspberry puree and a squeeze of lime topped with an egg white foam.

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noon paperie | beforenoonpaperie.com florist flora by nora | florabynora.com bridal boutique emma & grace emmaandgracebridal.com gown designer georgia young | georgiayoungcouture.com bride’s jewelry & ring young in the mountains | younginthemountains.com groom’s attire ted’s clothier | tedsclothiers.com hair clementine’s salon | clementinesdenver.com makeup alchemy face bar | alchemyfacebar.com rentals hooray rentals | hoorayrentals.com linens la tavola linen | latavolalinen.com other b public relations wearebpr.com models hannah + chris

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“Now that I know you exist, how do I not love you?� - butterflies rising

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SOMETHING BLUE With more than 300 days of sunshine a year and gorgeous mountain scenery, Denver has countless picture-perfect places for getting married. Settings like the world-renowned Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre and the lush Denver Botanic Gardens are just the start. Go online for more ideas on outdoor and indoor venues and additional complimentary wedding planning services. Free planning assistance at VISITDENVER.com/weddings

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western heritage

Nestled amongst Idaho’s snowcapped Rocky Mountain peaks and the meandering Salmon River, the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch has flourished as a western retreat. Built in 1930, the lodge and each cabin has been artfully renovated celebrating the true beauty of Idaho with stylish accommodations. Step outside your cabin and take in the fresh mountain air as you prepare for your nuptials. Taking inspiration from the iconic Pendleton blanket of the Pacific Northwest, Sprout Design pulled together Western pieces in warm tones of rust, mustard and burgundy for this classic country wedding shoot.

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WESTERN TOUCHES From the felt white hat to leather crafted boots and turquoise jewelry, the bride is perfectly styled with Western touches paying homages to the land. Bringing the whole look together, the gown by Bo + Luca from Elsca Bride features a hand beaded, semi-cropped bodice paired with a high-waisted, fit and flare skirt with playful sheer frills.

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C O W H I D E + C O U N T RY

Pendleton blankets and cowhide rugs lead up to the arrow-inspired altar flanked with lively bushes, pampas grass and colorful floral installations crafted by Wildflower Floral Co. Rustic wooden benches add the final touch to this country-inspired ceremony with the breathtaking Sawtooth Mountains standing steadfast in the background.

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LOUNGE LIVING

Lounge with your guests in a rustic setting of leather sofas and wooden chairs softened with plush throw pillows. Grab a cigar and a glass of whiskey to wind down after the I dos and truly take in the day as a whole.

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inspiration

menu mai ns roasted rack of elk local pink rainbow trout smoked beef brisket

sides herb risotto with charred corn + shaved truffles roasted carrots in a chili glaze potato puree with micro-onions

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venue & caterer idaho rocky mountain ranch | idahorocky.com planning & design sprout design sproutdesignwedding.com photographer & invitations ampersand studios | ampersand-studios.com sweets janjou janjou.com florist wildower floral co. | wildflowerfe.com bridal boutique élsca bride | elscabride.com gown designer bo + luca | boandluca.com bride’s hat anthropologie | anthropologie.com bride’s shoes rural haze ruralhaze.com hair & makeup shawna hines | hairplusmakeup.com rentals blush creek rentals | blushcreek.com flatware lemon+co | @lemonandcoboise models jocelyn + michael

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BEST. DAY. EVER.

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Alexandria + Alan ketchum, idaho

After meeting at The Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, Alexandria and Alan returned to the state for another major milestone in their relationship. On Sea Island under a canopy of twinkle lights, Alan asked Alexandria to be his wife, and she of course said, “Yes!� The couple planned a simple and sweet wedding for September 9th.

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“Following the reception, we stopped off the side of Trail Creek Road to hike to the top of the Rocky Mountains to capture the intimacy and significance of the covenant we made to one another in front of our family and friends. The photographer Gabe McClintock captured and inspired all the magical moments. He was one of a kind and key to our wedding.�

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Plan for the marriage more than you plan for the wedding.”

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you’re one in

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No McJewelry here.

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THE PERFECT BACKDROP F O R Y O U R B I G D AY

Photos by Orange Photographie

Surrounded by the picturesque setting of the Yellowstone River and Paradise Valley’s Emigrant Peak, Sage Lodge offers the ideal landscape for your love story to unfold. Showcasing indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner, intimate or large parties will feel right at home. Your guests will appreciate staying in our well-appointed Lodge Rooms, while wedding parties and families can take over our Ranch Houses for preparation and celebration throughout your stay in Montana. With multiple dining options, outdoor activities, a spa, and numerous on-site amenities, everything you’ve ever wanted for your big day is waiting here at Sage Lodge. VISIT SAGELODGE.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST A PROPOSAL

SAGELODGE.COM | 55 SAGE LODGE DRIVE, PRAY, MT 59065 | 855.400.0505

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Christopher + Seth b o z e m a n , m o n ta n a

Christopher and Seth met through a mutual friend at drinks before attending a documentary film. Seth had been crushing on Christopher, and this meet-up provided the perfect opportunity for the pair to finally meet in person. There was an instant connection that deepened into true love and three years later, Seth planned the most perfect surprise proposal during a charity fundraiser, which Christopher was dancing in. After Christopher finished his performance, one-by-one people they hold dear started to walk down the aisle with white flowers in hand. After forming a semi-circle around Christopher, Seth made their entrance towards their love. After the sweetest words, a bunch of laughs and a few tears later, Seth got to one knee and asked Christopher to be their forever partner, which Christopher excitedly agreed! The duo planned a retro, urban-industrial wedding for June 22nd.

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“Seth and I are both from Montana. We met and fell in love in Montana, and the Rocky Mountains are our home. Also, Montana is ridiculously beautiful. We didn’t even consider getting married somewhere else – it was important to us to have friends and family gather in the place so important to our individual and connected histories.” - Christopher

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FILLED WITH LOVE “It’s really hard to pick a favorite, because we really loved every moment. One that sticks out is sitting at dinner, and looking out to see all of our favorite people laughing, drinking, and getting to know one another. We spent so much time planning every detail – including the seating chart – and it was really special to see the space filled with so much life and love.”

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ADVICE FROM THE COUPLE

“We continually reminded ourselves to enjoy the process. When things got stressful during the planning process – which happened often – we took some time to reflect on the joy of getting to plan our dream wedding.”

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Surrounded with spectacular scenery, highlighted by the natural beauty of our rustic chic venue, the 320 Guest Ranch can be tailored to your style and vision. Let our dedicated event staff bring your dream to life for your wedding celebration.

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Elegant Woodland Escape

Feast your eyes on this gorgeous wedding inspiration at Glacier Park Weddings at Great Northern Resort in West Glacier, Montana. As the seasons turn, aspen trees ignite into vibrant yellow and set the forest ablaze with color. Drawing on the natural beauty of Glacier National Park, Jennifer Mooney Weddings designed an elegant setting overlooking the mountain peaks and evergreen forest showcasing the hidden upscale element of the region.

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As you get ready in the rustic lodge, take a moment to truly take in your surroundings and cherish the meaning behind the day as you anxiously await to officially become Mr. & Mrs!

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FA N C I F U L FA L L For the ceremony, a wooded path takes your guests and you up to a grassy clearing perfectly nestled within pines and wild foliage with spectacular panoramic views of the mountains. Playing off the fall foliage of Glacier National Park, Mum’s Weddings created an eye-catching circular arch filled with greenery, yellow leaves and vibrant orange accents. To finish the look, wooden and metal bistro chairs line the aisle and add an industrial touch to the day.

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Rich black velvet linens immediately add an air of luxury to the outdoor reception tent adorned with crystal chandeliers and draping greenery. Colorful blooms in bold fall colors of deep berry, mauve and creamsicle orange pop against the dark tablescape with accents of succulent grapes paying homage to the vineyards in the area.

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designed in the rockies From sketches to patterns and lace to silk, the design process differs in steps and fabrics from one wedding gown to the next. At the heart of each gown lies the designer. The true artist crafting their work into a special piece you will wear when all the eyes turn as you walk down the aisle. We interviewed some of our favorite wedding gown designers located in the Rockies to find out more about their style, inspiration, and where to find their gowns.

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lumi bridal

Silje Haugen, of Lumi Bridal located in Livingston, Montana, designs wedding gowns with simple details and a touch of vintage romance. Silje got her start in design at the Norwegian Opera before entering the world of the costume department for Norwegian film. After moving to Montana, Silje started her own line of wedding gowns by creating one-of-a-kind pieces for friends. She utilizes clean lines to create the base of each dress then adds delicate, feminine details for a completely unique look. Where to find Lumi Bridal in the Rockies: Bozeman, Montana: Plume Bridal Custom gowns from Silje’s Livingston, Montana design studio.

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Daci Johnson, of Daci Gowns located in Boise, Idaho, designs gowns for the modern, bohemian and unconventional bride. During her 3rd year at the University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Daci delved deeper into the art of fashion and design. Her style is simple but detailed focusing on the way the dress fits each bride to make them feel the most beautiful. Playing with textures, laces and variety fabrics, Daci lets the textiles flow and drape in a natural way. Where to find Daci Gowns in the Rockies: Boise, Idaho: Daci Gowns Boutique Custom gowns from Daci’s Boise, Idaho design studio. Website: dacigowns.com Instagram: @dacigowns Facebook: /dacigowns Where to buy: dacigowns.com/daci-gown

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truvelle

Gaby Bayona, of Truvelle located in Vancouver, British Columbia, prides her company on creating made-toorder wedding gowns of the highest craftsmanship for the modern bride. Gaby’s passion for design started when she was a kid growing up in her mother’s custom bridal shop. From there, her colorful gowns, intended to be prom dresses, caught the eye of brides looking to make a statement. With unconventional elements and an air of effortlessness, Truvelle’s gowns are designed for the confident, easy-going bride. Where to find Truvelle in the Rockies: Vancouver, British Columbia: Lovenote Bride Kelowna, British Columbia: Cande Bridal Boutique Victoria, British Columbia: The White Peony Prince George, British Columbia: White Willow Boutique Calgary, Alberta: Lovenote Bride Edmonton, Alberta: Delica Bridal Denver, Colorado: a&bé bridal shop Salt Lake City, Utah: The Bride Studio Utah Missoula, Montana: Velvet Bride

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Chantel Galloway, of Chantel Lauren located in Salt Lake City, Utah, spins an edgy line for the free-spirited bride. From the inside of a little white brick building just south of downtown, Chantel and her husband Tyler, along with their team, brings the creations to life from the beginning design stages to the final sewn product. Feminine silhouettes, bold floral details and soft flowing skirts are found throught Chantel’s collections. Where to find Chantel Lauren in the Rockies: Salt Lake City, Utah: Chantel Lauren Flagship Denver, Colorado: Emma & Grace Bridal Website: chantellauren.com Instagram: @chantellaurendesigns Facebook: /chantellaurendesigns Where to buy: chantellauren.com/stockists

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terese rose designs

Teresa Romero, of Terese Rose Designs in Albuquerque, New Mexico, designs romantic gowns with a hint of vintage elegance. Teresa’s passion for design started at a young age with the enthralling thought of bringing her sketches and creative vision into something tangible. Teresa’s gowns seamlessly blend the styles of the past and present to feel both nostalgic and modern. Each dress emphasizes a self-expression of Teresa’s work by collaborating with each bride and incorporating their individuality into the dress. Where to find Terese Rose Designs in the Rockies: Custom gowns from Teresa’s Albuquerque, New Mexico studio Website: tereserose.com Instagram: @trdesigns Facebook: Terese Rose Designs Where to buy: tereserose.com/inquiries

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allison nicole designs photographer

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Allison Berger, of Allison Nicole Designs located in Aurora, Colorado, creates feminine, ethereal gowns with influences from nature and florals. Inspired by her grandmothers’ passion for sewing, Allison first got into design from her love of fashion and creating art. In 2017, Allison launched her namesake brand crafting whimsical designs and custom pieces for every woman and every occasion. Each piece is designed to help women feel and look amazing while accentuating the female figure. Where to find Allison Nicole Designs in the Rockies: Custom gowns from Allison’s Aurora, Colorado design studio. Website: allisonnicoledesigns.com Instagram: @allison_nicole_designs Facebook: /allisonnicoledesigns Where to buy: allisonnicoledesigns.com/shop


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local highlight

- shop local -

photos by Grace Gatto Photography Find something special for your gals and gents at Western Range Clothing Co. in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. An unlikely friendship between a warrior poet and a rebellious entrepreneur brought to life a new take on mountain clothing. With the founding of Western Ranch Clothing Co., the pair took on the challenge on transforming the look of Jackson Hole from sleepy tourist town to a sophisticated luxury destination.

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ICONIC

Discover Rosewood Romance From intimate ceremonies in the Library to dinners prepared for royalty in the Wine Cellar. Discover the Inn’s modern, sophisticated aesthetic while still celebrating the Southwest spirit. Handcrafted furnishings, traditional wooden ceilings, and kiva fireplaces. 113 Washington Avenue | Santa Fe, NM 87501¡ (505) 988-3030

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Above All, Love True To You In The Land of Enchantment

VISIT SKITAOS.COM/WEDDINGS FOR MORE INFO Schedule a wedding consultation today | weddings@skitaos.com

TA O S S K I VA L L E Y Hand in hand, surrounded by nature, imagine your special day at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico. In summer, this verdant sanctuary is part playground and all adventure. Whether your inner tomboy seeks a casual mountaintop ceremony or your outer ski bunny desires a classic reception seeped in alpine tradition, Taos Ski Valley looks forward to walking you down the aisle towards your dream wedding. 1. 888.413.0584 | SKITAOS.COM rocky mountain bride regional volume v / rockymountainbride.com

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Southwestern Essence With 360 degree mountain views, say your I dos at Taos Ski Valley. Whether you are looking for a summer wedding when the valley is part playground and all adventure or a winter wonderland with breathtaking snowy peaks as the backdrop for your vows, Taos Ski Valley provides a space and setting for every season. Inspired by the rich heritage of New Mexico and timeless beauty of the region, step into this gorgeous wedding inspiration that combines bohemian touches with Southwestern elements.

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BOHO FEEL A full lace gown with illusion long sleeves by Dreamers & Lovers and a wide brimmed camel-colored hat add a romantic bohemian feel to the day. The bride’s oversized bouquet pulls in the colors of the landscape with blush roses, vibrant pink spray roses, sunset intrigue dahlias and ombre red mums.

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A dip and a kiss, and you are officially Mr. and Mrs! Hints of New Mexico’s heritage flow through the ceremony with stunning mountain vistas in the background, rustic log benches, rawhide rugs and patterned blankets to keep guests warm.

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For your reception, dine al fresco or in the completely renovated Phoenix Lodge. Terra cotta placecards, rust red napkins, fall-inspired florals and tall wooden candle holders fill the reception space with a welcoming warmth.

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Natalie + Chris s a n ta f e , n e w m e x i c o

While Natalie and Chris both attended college at TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, the pair didn’t start dating until after graduation. Three years later, Chris knew Natalie was his forever, but wanted to make sure the proposal was a secret. He concocted a plan for Natalie to go with him on a “work trip” to San Francisco, California. After landing, the pair drove to Napa to enjoy a little of wine country. At Inglenook Vineyard, Chris professed his love of Natalie and asked her to be his wife, which she happily said, “Yes!” As a further surprise, Natalie’s family and Chris’s parents joined the newly engaged couple in Napa to celebrate, and Chris revealed there was never a work trip! Natalie and Chris planned a colorful, Southwestern wedding for June 15th. rocky mountain bride regional volume v / rockymountainbride.com

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Natalie and Chris’s wedding weekend kicked off with a rehearsal dinner at Inn and Spa at Loretto. After a night of conversation and connecting with loved ones, the party transitioned to Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe the next day for the “I dos!”

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STORMY SKIES

“Nothing beats a New Mexico sunset. I coordinated the bridesmaid’s dress colors to resemble the sunset. Little did I know that the colors foreshadowed beautiful, but stormy skies.”

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Thank you notes are an incredibly daunting task. Write them as you receive your gifts, but send them out in the mail after returning from your honeymoon. Definitely don’t wait until the last minute to write them!”

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-VENDORSVenue & Caterer Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe \ fourseasons.com/santafe Wedding Planners Emily Clarke Events, Julian Leaver Events \ emilyclarkeevents.com, julianleaver.com Photographer Tim Willoughby \ timwill.com Videographer Elysium Productions \ elysiumproductions.com Invitations The Detail Department \ emilyclarkeevents.com Paper & Calligraphy The Left Handed Calligrapher \ thelefthandedcalligrapher.com Sweets A Cake Odyssey \ acakeodyssey.com Florist Bows and Arrows Flowers \ bowsandarrowsflowers.com Bridal Boutique Neiman Marcus \ neimanmarcus.com Gown Designer Sareh Nouri \ sarehnouri.com Bride’s Accessories Veil: from bride’s mother! Shoes: Gianvito Rossi \ gianvitorossi.com Bridesmaids’ Attire Bella Bridesmaids \ bellabridesmaids.com Groom’s Attire ISAIA Napoli \ us.isaia.it Groom’s Shoes Stubbs & Wooton \ stubbsandwootton.com Groomsmen’s Attire The Black Tux \ theblacktux.com Hair & Makeup Maitee Miles \ maiteemiles.com Entertainment Georgia Bridgwater Orchestra \ georgiabridgwaterorchestra.com Officiant Tim Garcia Transportation Destination Services of Santa Fe, Inc. \ santafedmc.com Rehearsal Dinner Inn and Spa At Loretto \ hotelloretto.com Rehearsal Dinner Skirt Mi Golondrina \ migolondrina.com Honeymoon Alexandra Stockton Luxury Travel \ alexandrastockton.com

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Weddings

at Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort is home to one of the Southwest’s most picturesque destinations boasting over 20,000 square feet of dedicated indoor and outdoor venue space.

For Inquiries

Contact Renee Kuharski 575-377-4258 rkuharski@angelfireresort.com

YO U R STO RY BE GIN S HE R E

COLLEEN.ALTICE@WALDORFASTORIA.COM 435-647-5504 WALDORFASTORIAPARKCITY.COM/EVENTS/WEDDINGS

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WHERE LOVE COMES NATURALLY Your wedding day is one of the most memorable of your life and it deserves a setting just as remarkable. The rustle of aspens. Crisp mountain air. You’ve dreamed of this walk down the aisle forever surrounded by lifelong friends and family. At Park City Mountain, your wedding will be one that you and your guests never forget.

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Timeless Black Tie

The Thomas S. Monson Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah set the stage for this black tie affair. Built in 1905, this stately mansion was fashioned after ancient Greek architecture with grandiose white pillars and ornamental accents. With such a striking venue, Emily from Flora & Whim created a classic yet modern wedding inspiration filled with creamy blossoms, elegant fixtures and soft colors.

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CRISP & CHIC To get this classic look, slip on a crisp white, strapless ballgown from Jenny Yoo featuring a sheer-back corset with satin-covered button details. Pair the gown with a chic, clean updo and oversized pearl headband to finish the timeless, romantic look.

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French blue velvet linen drapes across the reception table surrounded by rustic white Chiavari chairs and topped with white taper candles, gold flatware and a pastel floral centerpiece of white ranunculus, blush carnations and pale pink roses. Individual menus printed on vellum add a modern touch to the charming setting.

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. o c g n i r ac te

You’ve been fantasizing about your wedding day for as long as you can remember. Now that it’s finally here, you deserve for it to be perfect in every way. At Mangia Catering, every wedding we plan, design and cater is an opportunity for us to share in that excitement. Let us start planning today!

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Kate + Jack pa r k c i t y , u ta h

Kate and Jack met in what today might seem like an uncommon way - a blind date! Despite living in different cities, the two commuted between Vail and Aspen before Kate made the move to Aspen. Years later, they again packed their bags and headed north to their new home in Salt Lake City, Utah. During a trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina with Kate’s family, Jack planned the perfect intimate proposal. On the second day of the trip, the pair headed out to The Whalehead Club to watch the sun set. As they walked down the dock, Jack began telling Kate how he felt and that he wanted her to be his wife. Kate immediately said, “Yes!,” and the pair celebrated with champagne and cheers with Kate’s family! Kate and Jack planned an ethereal, bohemian wedding for October 6th.

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D E S I G N + C R E AT I V I T Y

“I really enjoyed the planning process because I love design and creativity, so it was an outlet for me to express myself! I had the vision but only needed help with the execution.�

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With the changing leaves and a whisper of snow through the air, Kate and Jack walked into forever in a fanciful fall ceremony with stunning pampas grass altar display seamlessly melding the venue into the natural Utah backdrop.

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“I really love and recommend the idea of personalizing and writing your own vows. I used to be nervous of public speaking, but it was so worth it to let that go and realize that the benefit would outweigh a brief moment of anxiety.”

ADVICE FROM THE GROOM

“Have someone you know be the officiant, include your dog in the wedding, write your own vows, and don’t worry about the weather. Don’t stress about the details because it’s just about two people expressing how they feel and committing to each other.”

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A backdrop that’s impossible to forget, for the day you’ll always remember.

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Unique Details

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Choose from three outdoor venues offering unmatched Teton views as your backdrop. Featuring specialized menus complemented by a unique wine list, and a professional staff eager to make you smile. For the wedding day you’ve always dreamed of, contact Steve Cole at scole@gtlc.com or 307-733-7787.

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Where Memories are Made. Inspired by the cherished moments that make time stand still, Little America is an ideal venue to create lasting memories.

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Ashley + Mitch jackson, wyoming

After two and a half years of dating, Mitch knew he wanted to make Ashley his wife. On a trip to his hometown of Orange, Australia, Mitch mentioned needing to do a little farm work before heading to a winery for sunset drinks. While Ashley wasn’t too excited about the prospect of doing manual labor in a sundress and white sneakers, she was still happy to help! After tagging old logs and other things at the farm, Mitch said they could be done if Ashley tagged just one more log. Ashley sprinted down to tag the log and ran back, but Mitch insisted she re-tag it in the middle. Begrudgingly she went back to the log, and that is when she spotted the words “Marry me, Ash?” etched into the log. As she turned around, Mitch was down on one knee asking her to be his wife, and Ashley of course said, “Yes!” The pair planned a Western glam wedding for July 6th.

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“My grandfather sang “When You Say Nothing at All” by Keith Whitley as I walked down the aisle, which was extremely special. Also Mitch and I decided that I would walk myself down the aisle with him meeting me halfway to walk into this new chapter together.”

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“I tell everyone to get a wedding planner! I honestly enjoyed the planning experience and owe it all to her.�

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Weddings

Begin your adventure where romance meets Western charm. Grand Targhee Resort offers big mountain value with iconic Teton views, ample lodging, professional wedding services, and multiple event venues. Let us make your special day one to remember.

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Breathtaking from start to finish.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming bistrocatering.net | 307.739.4682

We Make People Dance. Period.

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EQUESTRIAN ELOPEMENT Located at the base of the Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming, Big Horn Equestrian Center offers picturesque views in every direction. With sprawling fields as far as the eye can see until rolling mountains jet from the earth, this venue is uniquely Wyoming. Taking inspiration for the surroundings and the horses who call the venue home, Ashley Marie Weddings planned this rustic equestrian elopement.

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L O V E LY I N L A C E

Feel dreamy in this feminine chiffon A-line gown by Lillian West. The illusion plunging neckline is covered in lace appliquĂŠ that flows down the sleeves for a romantic look. Pick up your bride and take her for a spin as you bask in the joy of becoming one forever.

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SET FOR TWO Step inside the venue’s historic clubhouse, and sit down at a sweetheart table set for two. Whimsical blooms spray from a vintage vase atop a farmhouse table set with gold chargers, white plates and gold horseshoe place cards.

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F R O M D E S I G N TO C R E AT I O N , WE’RE BRINGING CAKE TO NEW HEIGHTS.

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magazines bride-to-b e gifts & more

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Stephanie + Nick 90’s

retro prom

Five years after tying the knot, Stephanie and Nick renewed their vows in a unique and festive way - 90s Retro Prom at Realm in Denver, Colorado. With the help of Keely AF Events, the couple’s vision was brought to life with disco balls, metallic balloons and so many more details straight out of the 90s. Having the guests dress for the theme truly brought the party to life. Reigning as the prom king and queen, Stephanie and Nick professed their continued love for each other surrounded by 25 of their closest friends.

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ADVICE FROM THE WIFE

“Always have a vow renewal! Your relationship is constantly changing. You’re not the same person you were, and it is so important to celebrate that.”

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SPIKED PUNCH

The clean white table popped with hot pink taper candles and a table runner made out of CDs, slinkies and magic 8 balls. Each guest was treated to ring pops, their own cassette tape and disposable cameras to catch every moment of the fun. Spiked punch was definitely encouraged at this prom with 90s-inspired cocktails from Oak & Olive.

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Kaley + Cole anniversary brunch

Years ago, Cole did a nationwide search on match.com, and Kaley came back as his 100% match! Just two weeks after picking up the phone and talking for the first time, Cole flew from New Mexico cross-country to Seattle, Washington to meet Kaley. The pair immediately hit it off and felt the instant connection. Kaley and Cole shared a love of the country and horseback riding. During a ride, Cole pulled his horse next to Kaley’s and proposed right there on horseback! Now, nearly five years later after their I dos, the duo re-professed their love for each other at an anniversary brunch in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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C O U N T RY S W E E T H E A RT S

Under an ivy-covered pergola, Kaley and Cole snuggled close at a sweetheart table draped with a cowhide rug topped with sweet treats and surrounded by plush pillows in shades of rust, clay and cream.

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ADVICE FROM THE WIFE

“Always be each other’s biggest fan and best friend.”

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Your BIG day deserves a BIG view

macy frances photography

1 0 0 0 V I L L A G E R D . G R A N B Y, C O LO R A D O 8 0 4 4 6 | G R A N B Y R A N C H . C O M / W E D D I N G S

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Christina and Danial met while working at a restaurant after high school. Over the course of the next decade, their instant attraction only grew and created the foundation for forever. While others constantly asked and anticipated a proposal, the couple was in no rush to get married. On a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy, Christina and Danial spent a relaxing day at the beach in Positano before picking up a bottle of Rosé and heading back to their Airbnb. Sitting on the front steps with a glass of wine in hand, Danial suddenly muttered, “There is no perfect time,” got down on one knee and asked straight to the point, “Will you marry me?” A surprised Christina happily said, “Yes!” Christina and Danial planned a magical, minimalistic forest wedding for July 26th.

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H E R E F O R T H E PA RT Y

“We wanted our wedding to be about love, food and warmth, while being functional. Our goal was to make it feel like we invited all of the people we love to our place for a delicious dinner and fun party!�

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Always take each other’s feelings and opinions into consideration. Be a team, be best friends and laugh a LOT along the way. Planning a wedding is very testing on a relationship, so make it fun and try to enjoy every single second because it goes by so fast.” -VENDORSCeremony Venue Bragg Creek Provincial Park \ albertaparks.ca Reception The Pioneer \ thepioneeron8th.com Getting Ready Spaces Bride: The Garret \ thepioneeron8th.com Groom: Le Germain Hotel \ legermainhotels.com Wedding Planner, Invitations & Calligraphy Megan Wappel \ meganwappeldesigns.com Photographer & Videographer 2C Studios \ 2Cstudios.ca Caterer Our Daily Brett \ www.ourdailybrett.com Sweets Pie Junkie \ piejunkie.ca Florist Esmè Beauty & Floral Bar \ esmebeautiful.com Gown Designers Chanel, KimheKim \ chanel.com, kimhekim.com Bride’s Accessories Jewelry: Chanel \ chanel.com Shoes: Stuart Weitzman, Calvin Klein \ stuartweitzman.com, calvinklein.us Veil: Custom Groom’s Attire Zegna \ zegna.us Groom’s Accessories Tom Ford \ www.tomford.com Shoes: Berluti \ berluti.com Hair Sarah Spadafora \ @sarahspadaforahair Makeup Emilia Beauty Art \ emiliabeautyart.com Rentals Special Event Rentals \ specialeventrentals.com Linens: Susan Murray International \ susanmurrayinternational.com Entertainment DJ Pump \ @pumpichulo Officiant Groom’s father

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Larkspur Events & Dining

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

Vail, Colorado

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PHOTO BY: JAYSON DOMINGO PHOTOGRAPHY

Historical Elegance & Classic Charm SOUTHERN STYLE COLONIAL MANSION | STUNNING BALLROOM | MANICURED LAWNS & GARDEN

LEARN MORE ABOUT US:

THENORLAND.C OM @TheNorlandHistoricEstate

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA CANADA

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Historic Hidden Gem

Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, The Norland Historic Estate is a true gem preserved for modern day events. Built in the early 1900s, this Southern Colonial-style mansion sits on sprawling acreage to give you a secluded spot for your I dos. Paying homage to the estate’s western Alberta heritage, Julianne Young Weddings used a palette of coral, mustard and peach inspired by a late summer harvest of the area.

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FLORAL FIRST LOOK Walk down the venue’s wrap-around porch steps covered with colorful florals of blush peonies, rust-colored roses, bleached ruscus and vibrant yellow blooms by Flower Artistry. Greet your soon-to-be hubby for an unforgettable first look and relish in the intimate moment and pure happiness of the day!

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CHEERS! Cheers to becoming Mr. and Mrs. with an opulent champagne tower of vintage coupe glasses. For the ultimate romantic, the bride wears a strapless tulle gown embroidered with sparkly sequins and feather-inspired organza elements by Mira Zwillinger from Powder Bride Calgary. While her groom sports a striking, custom tux with swiss dot detail from Atelier by Ensemble.

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M A K E A S TAT E M E N T

The newlyweds sit under a statement making hanging floral display, as a luxe apricot linen adds a burst of color to the head table. Bud vases filled with whimsical blossoms pair with vintage white ornate plates, gold tipped flatware and whicker chairs to finish the dreamy design.

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Curating personalized weddings that are wildly fun and true to you! S WE E T H E A R T E V E N T S .COM @S WE E T H E A R T E V E N T S

grace@gracegattophotography.com gracegattophotography.com @_gracegatto

We d d i n g + E l o p e m e n t P h o t o g r a p h e r

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Dione + Alex victoria, british columbia

Eight years ago, Dione and Alex met at the Calgary Stampede. Four years later, they went on their first date, and after another four years they got engaged on Alex’s birthday! Dione planned to take Alex for a birthday breakfast, but Alex insisted they have breakfast in bed instead. As Alex entered the room with two coffees, Dione immediately felt something strange was going on. Their song “Into the Mystic” by Van Morrison was softly playing from Alex’s phone, and their dog Yoko was left out in the hall. When Dione started to raise questions, Alex opened the door and in walked Yoko with a blue ribbon and stunning ring tied around her neck. After Alex popped the question, he had one more surprise in store - a trip to New York City to celebrate their engagement! Dione and Alex planned a romantic, Tuscan-inspired wedding for June 28th.

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“I’m absolutely in love with every single thing about that day, June 28. The 28th was important to us as it’s Alex’s birthday, the day we got engaged and our lucky number. We have always been in love with Victoria. It holds a huge place in our hearts, not only because it’s so beautiful, but it feels like a home away from home.”

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TUSCANY INSPIRED

Long Tuscan-styled tables sat under the venue’s terrace with twinkling Edison lights and sprays of ruscus greenery hanging from the ceiling. Indigo blue patterned plates made a statement paired with small bud vases with burnt umber blooms and amber-colored vintage goblets.

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Don’t sweat the small stuff. People will always remember how you made them feel, so take that into all of your wedding moments and decisions.”

-VENDORSVenue & Catering Church & State \ churchandstatewines.com Wedding Planner & Invitations The Good Party \ thegoodparty.ca Design, Styling & Rentals Trend Decor \ trenddecorevents.com Photographer Myrtle and Moss Photography \ myrtleandmossphotography.com Sweets Ruth and Dean \ ruthanddean.com Florist Cartref Gardens \ cartrefgardens.ca Bridal Boutique Haute Bride Salon \ hautebride.com Gown Designer Azul by Liancarlo \ liancarlo.com Custom Jacket Jennifer Mehalko - Parts + Labor \ partsandlabor-inc.com Hair & Makeup Beauty & Style by Erin Bradley \ erinbradley.ca Rentals Lighting: Designer Weddings \ designerweddingsvictoria.com Dinner Plate Rentals: Toque Catering \ toquecatering.com Entertainment HiWay Productions \ djpro.ca Transportation Alpine Limousine Services \ alpinegrouplimo.com Officiant JoAnn Reid

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URBAN REHEARSAL DINNER

Head to North Vancouver, British Columbia to find The Wallace, located in the new Lower Lonsdale waterfront neighborhood, The Shipyards. This industrial, open-concept venue is the perfect blank space for any event, small or large. Warm colors of terra cotta, emerald and rose flow through this urban rehearsal dinner designed by Smitten Events.

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L O V E LY L I B A T I O N S Pop the champagne because in less than 24 hours you will officially be husband and wife! Sip on craft cocktails and connect with your loved ones who have come from near and far to support you on your big day.

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G AT H E R + F E A S T

Gather around the table covered in a marigold linen with fall-colored taper candles in modern black holders under a canopy of twinkle lights. Treat your guests to a feast of charcuterie, cheeses and cruditĂŠs from Hawksworth Catering.

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S N O W R E P O RT winter wedding inspiration

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Jenna + Aram p r o p o s a l

During a trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Aram and Jenna rented a car to take a tour through Grand Teton National Park stopping to see the wildlife and ending at The National Elk Refuge. While posing for a picture next to the national park sign, Aram got down on one knee and asked Jenna to be his wife, and she happily said “Yes!� With Erin Wheat Co. on hand to capture the entire proposal, the pair posed for a few special photos in the snow to celebrate their engagement!

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F A M I LY F R I E N D S

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“Aram and I have been close family friends since we were 6 years old. We were each other’s first kiss at 13 years old, and started dating seriously when I was 20.”

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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.

222 milwaukee street | denver colorado 80206 www.TheJacquard.com

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After meeting through social media, Elizabeth and Vito became friends before deciding to take a leap of faith and start dating long distance. A year and a half later, Vito planned the ultimate romantic weekend in Galena, Illinois with couple’s massages, horseback riding and even a hot air balloon ride! On the first night there, the pair went to a wine tasting at a nearby vineyard. As they walked through the vineyard, Elizabeth noticed a table set for two as “Fools Rush In” by Elivs started to play. She turned to see Vito on one knee asking her to be his forever, and she excitedly said, “Yes!” Elizabeth and Vito planned an intimate and elegant winter wedding for February 22nd.

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Elizabeth + Vito e s s e x , m o n ta n a

“We originally didn’t plan a first look, but a few days before the wedding we decided to do one. It was so nice to have that intimate moment to see each other. We did it in Glacier Park by the lake, and it was magical!”

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THE BEAUTY OF THE ROCKIES

“The mountains are symbolic to us and our love for nature, God and each other. We have both traveled all over the world and can honestly say that the Rockies are one of the most beautiful places on Earth.�

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-VENDORSVenue & Caterer Izaak Walton Inn \ izaakwaltoninn.com Photographer Josie England \ josieengland.com Videographer Reel Love Films \ thereellove.com Invitations Zazzle \ zazzle.com Sweets Cake: Walmart \ walmart.com Other treats: Izaak Walton Inn \ izaakwaltoninn.com Florist Made by the bride’s friends! Bridal Boutique A Neon Nova \ aneonnova.com Gown Designer & Veil Desiree Iaconetti \ aneonnova.com Bride’s Accessories Custom Jacket: Debbie Amosa \ debbieamosa.com Necklace: Dana Rebecca \ danarebeccadesigns.com Earrings: Borrowed from bride’s mother-in-law! Shoes: Northside Bishop Winter Boot, Guess \ northsideusa.com, guess.com Bridesmaids’ Attire Lulus \ lulus.com Groom’s Attire Custom Tux by Joseph Abboud \ josephabboud.com Groom’s Accessories Watch: mvmt \ mvmtwatches.com Shoes: Calvin Klein \ calvinklein.us Hair Crystal Whitney Bride’s Ring Edward Ford Entertainment Destination DJ \ destinationdj.biz Lodging Country Inn and Suites by Radisson \ radissonhotels.com Transportation Rocky Mountain Transportation \ rockymountaintrans.com Officiant Groom’s sister Rehearsal Dinner Craggy Range \ thecraggyrange.com Honeymoon Thailand rocky mountain bride regional volume v / rockymountainbride.com

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“Try to stay present the day of the wedding and remember why you are getting married. For us, getting married to each other was number one. Our families being with us was number two. All the other details fell behind that.�

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the conference A C O N F E R E N C E F O R W E D D I N G C R E AT I V E S

Y O U R S E AT AWA I TS ! rootedintherockies.com | april 2020 | @rootedintherockies

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Say “I do” in the snow atop Aspen Snowmass at Cloud Nine in Aspen, Colorado. With the iconic Maroon Bells in the distance, this European-style cabin provides a warm, welcoming environment to guests and unmatched après ski scene. To reach Cloud Nine, your guests will be transported via snowcat to kick off a one-of-a-kind wedding experience! Inspired by the French-style chateau of the venue, Bubbles & Bowties created a sophisticated wedding inspiration for an uber chic and eclectic couple with shades of muted teals, deep blues and soft mauves.

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TO THE NINES Feel the glitz and glamour of the day in a stunning fully beaded gown from La VallĂŠe Bridal that sparkles against the snow-covered mountains. Bundle up in a furry gray shawl for added warmth and a pop of color to your look.

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SNOWY RECEPTION

A light teal linen with dark baroque pattern sets the scene for a stunning floral centerpiece with dusty mauve roses, over-sized blush ranunculus, burgundy tulips and sprays of eucalyptus. The tablescape design is finished with light pink porcelain plates, matte gold flatware, and wooden benches for guests to snuggle together on.

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POPPING BOTTLES Toast to the newlyweds with a champagne tower and sweet treats. Add a touch of whimsy to your day with fresh edible florals frozen into square ice cubes.

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WA R M W E L C O M E

Thank guests for being a part of your special day with local treats like hot chocolate mix and mugs, a bag of popcorn tied with a perfect bow and an altitude kit to keep them refreshed for your whole wedding.

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cloud nine | aspensnowmass.com planning bubbles & bowties | bubblesandbowtiesaspen.com photographer tara marolda | taramarolda.com stationery lucky onion | luckyonion.com signage calligraphy dotting the i dottingthei-ltd.com caterer asc catering | asccatering.com sweets d’elissious cake studio | delissiouscakestudio.com florist flower + vine design | flowerandvinedesign.com bridal boutique la vallèe bridal | lavalleebridal.com bride’s ring lugano diamonds | luganodiamonds.com bride’s jewelry & groom’s watch betteridge | betteridge.com groom’s attire nordstrom | nordstrom.com hair & makeup gambuti robson hair & make up | grhairandmakeup.com rentals house of yonder, colorado party rentals | houseofyonder.com, cpartyrentals.com linens la tavola linen latavolalinen.com ring box the mrs. box | themrsbox.com gift box bundles gift co. | bundlesgiftco.com models | natalie + brandon venue

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“When you grow up and get married a lot of responsibilities fall on your plate, and the amount and importance of responsibilities never gets smaller or easier. It’s important to choose early on that in every stage of your relationship you make time to have fun with each other. As we have grown together over the years, we still make it a priority to plan little road trips, overnighters, and fun holiday traditions where we can laugh and create memories together. We make a big deal out of the little things, and those moments have been our favorites throughout our years together.”

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“For those who love, nothing is impossible� - teresa of avila

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Rocky Mountain Bride Volume V  

Rocky Mountain Bride Volume V is our yearly, regional publication featuring real weddings and inspiration from our five Rocky Mountain state...

Rocky Mountain Bride Volume V  

Rocky Mountain Bride Volume V is our yearly, regional publication featuring real weddings and inspiration from our five Rocky Mountain state...

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