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From the bride...

We wanted a wedding that was really personal, and wanted everyone who traveled so far to have a really special experience. We wanted everyone to feel welcome and special – starting from the welcome bags (L.L. Bean tote bags with wool socks, candy, trail mix, chapstick, wine, etc.) and continuing through our favors. We wanted the feel to be very “Colorado”, so we used lots of natural items – we were really inspired by aspen bark and trees. When the guests arrived for the ceremony, they received their program (with a personal note from us in each) and we had flowers for a boutonniere for the men or a flower for the hair for women. There was also a tray of hand-cut fabric handkerchiefs that my aunt and mom made for “your tears of joy”. We also had a tray of pashmina shawls in the wedding colors for guests to “warm themselves”. The invitations were designed around a 1908 postcard I bought at a rare book store. It is a picture of a couple in a wooden boat with a fishing creel and fly rod, and says “fisherman’s luck”. The invites were a beautiful gray linen paper with yellow accents. I loved them, and they really set the tone for the décor of the wedding.

The ceremony was short and sweet. The weather was perfect, and the fall colors had just peaked, so the setting was absolutely gorgeous.


Durango Weddings Magazine - 2013 Issue  
Durango Weddings Magazine - 2013 Issue  

20 amazing weddings from southwest Colorado.