Anisha and Ethan chose the lovely Irvine Estate at House Mountain Inn in Lexington Virginia for its sweeping mountain views. We think it’s one of the most stunning ceremony venues in the nation. What a picture perfect view from an open-air wall with all the protections from sun and weather that a roof provides. Anisha and Ethan’s gorgeous […]
Imagine whisking away to Austria with 5 of your closest friends and family to celebrate. That’s exactly what this mountain-loving couple from Colorado did. Not only that, they pulled the whole thing off with only four weeks of planning–not an easy feat when you consider the required legal documentation for international weddings. Read all about […]
My head sank into my hands in embarrassment and despair. It was 2012 and I was casually scanning my Google Alerts digest for Colorado Weddings when I saw news stories of *that* Colorado baker. The one who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple based on the baker’s religious beliefs. I was immediately […]
This beautiful travel-inspired wedding in Lexington VA features romantic florals by UrbanStems, and a pretty spring color palette. But the most adorable details include their custom, travel-inspired details. Janet and Scott incorporated all of the places that had traveled together, using details from their flight on place cards. The tables had photos of them in that country and […]
Kasey and Wes wanted a simple and comfortable mountain wedding that would be a true reflection who they are as individuals and as a couple. So this laid back couple had a small, intimate woodland ceremony at Elk Knob State Park that featured a beautiful hand-fasting ceremony. Rather than a formal reception, Kasey and Wes opted for a […]
Amanda and Mark wanted an event that was authentic to their everyday life, full of food, fun, and laughter. Set against the snow-covered continental divide, everyone bundled up in wool and furs for the outdoor ceremony before heading indoors to be seated at the long kings tables under giant photos from their parents and grandparents […]
Finding the perfect vendors from a distance can be difficult. You don’t have the luxury of shopping around in person and much of your planning is being done on your laptop. No worries, follow these top tips for finding the perfect bakers, even if you’re planning your destination mountain wedding from a distance.
Ashley and Jeremy planned the perfect destination wedding at Sapphire Point Overlook, offering them and their guests sweeping views of the Rockies and nearby Lake Dillon. Their gorgeous reception at Windy Point Campground featured vintage rentals that completely transformed the space. Colorado wedding photographer Shebli Nikkole Photography was on hand to capture every gorgeous detail.
The wedding cake tradition dates back to ancient Greece, when, to ensure fertility, the bride and groom would exchange crushed sesame cakes. The tradition was carried over to the Middle Ages when guests would crumble wheat cakes over the couple’s heads to wish them fertility and good fortune. In sixteenth century England, the humble wheat […]