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Elegant Old Edwards Inn Wedding in the Smoky Mountains

Jenny and Sean’s wedding at the Old Edwards Inn is a study in gorgeous mountain elegance. The venue offers a perfect blend of rustic and elegance, with a spa on location for primping and relaxing. Jenny’s choice of classic romantic details with a touch of bling had me swooning. And Crystal Stokes captured the entire […]

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Heartfelt Whistler Wedding with stunning mountain views

From Tomasz:  Sarah and Hagen’s is an East-meets-West story. Sarah was raised in the small maritime province of PEI (Prince Edward Island) and Hagen on the opposite corner of Canada in the small town of East Sooke. They met on Vancouver Island where their roots and hearts stretched deep into the wilds of the Pacific […]

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Plan A Mountain Wedding Your Guests Will Love! 5 Ideas that Really Work

The key to an amazing wedding that your guests will love and talk about all season isn’t the perfect favor. It’s not the clever decor. It’s not even the right signature drink (although making sure you have enough booze is definitely important.) The key to a great guest experience is, well, thinking about the guest […]

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Picturesque Colorado Ranch Wedding with Charming Rustic Details

One of my best pieces of advice for choosing a wedding venue is to let it tell your love story. Erin and Billy were both raised in Colorado, so a Colorado mountain wedding was an obvious choice. Because Billy was raised on a ranch, the obvious choice for a venue was Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash […]

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Lake Louise Ski Resort Wedding with Woodland Details

Winters are long in western mountains. Snow can start to fall as early as October and ski resorts stay open as late as May. If you’re planning a late fall or early spring wedding in the western mountains, including the Rockies and the Sierra, keep in mind that it could look like a winter wedding. […]

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Charming Tennessee Mountain Wedding with Rustic Details

This destination mountain wedding is full of classic rustic details, and lovely country charm. Nicki and Jason kept it intimate with family and a few close friends. Nicki also honored and remembered loved ones who had passed on by putting photos of them on stumps lining the aisle. What a lovely, lovely way to honor […]

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Intimate Vacation Home Wedding at June Lake

Emily and Jon’s intimate wedding took place in June Lake, 30 miles from the official Mountainside Bride HQ. They chose a gorgeous vacation home and kept the guest list small and intimate. Husband and wife team and adventure wedding photographers Brenda and Marc from Bergreen Photography were on hand throughout the day to capture each […]

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Charming Banff Mountain Wedding with Stunning Views

I am fond of sayng, “The mountains are the details.” While I love pretty reception details and encourage couples to think of those details in terms of guest comfort and joy, one of the perks of having a mountain wedding is that you are surrounded by beauty at every turn. So it’s with joy that […]

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Western North Carolina Mountain Wedding Video that Will Give you Goosebumps

Every now and again a gem lands in my inbox and I cannot help but share it. Kristine from White in Revery did a superb job of capturing the essence of western North Carolina and the spirit of Brett and Rachel’s destination mountain wedding! This video reminds me of how romantic rainy day weddings are! Here […]

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Vintage Handmade Winter Wedding in the Smoky Mountains

Do you remember Evelyn and Paul’s gorgeous vintage camp engagement session captured by JoPhoto? Well I have a their gorgeous vintage handmade wedding for you today. Just like their engagement session Evelyn and Paul’s wedding is lovely and stays true to their personalities. Check out Evelyn’s Hindsight Wedding Advice below. Enjoy!  

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Heartfelt Backyard Wedding in South Lake Tahoe

Every now and again, a truly extraordinary wedding with few reception details, but with many heartfelt emotional details, comes across my desk.  Sarah and Matt’s gorgeous South Lake Tahoe wedding, artfully captured by Madeline Druce, is about family, friends and love. Sarah shows that you don’t need a bunch of reception details to have an […]

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5 Ways to Handle Family Wedding Drama without Turning into a Bridezilla

Do Your Friends and Family Have Opinions About Your Wedding That Don’t Match Yours? Whether you’ve dreamed about this day since you were five, squirreling away bridal magazines as a girl, or you just started thinking through the details during a post-engagement weekend binge on Pinterest, you now have some ideas for your wedding. And […]

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Planning an Asheville Wedding | An Interview with Nicole Riley

Verge Events is a wedding planning studio, owned by Nicole Riley and based in the beautiful mountains in Asheville, North Carolina. Nicole’s team consists of skilled wedding planners + designers that can help you plan a mountain wedding of your dreams. Whether you have always dreamed of a traditional wedding, a vintage wedding, something completely […]

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Asheville Mountain Wedding with Vintage Details

This lovely, down-to-earth, vintage-inspired Asheville wedding took place at the Crest Pavilion. The Crest Pavilion offers gorgeous mountain views and a built-in Plan B for rain and weather. Carolyn Scott was on hand to capture every amazing detail on the day, from the pretty decor to every last emotion.  And, of course, Kaylene agreed to share […]

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Breathe…you can plan your wedding from a distance!

Hello! I’m going to start off with a little introduction, as this is my very first post on Mountainside Bride (yippee)! My name is Callandra (the baby name books say that it means lark, but it turns out it translates more to ‘strong man’ in Greek), and I plan weddings in the Canadian Rockies. I’ve […]

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Gorgeous DIY Wedding Cake and Dessert Bar | Real Mountain Wedding

It’s a special honor when a Mountainside Vendor gets married, and even more so when that vendor lives in Mammoth Lakes, where I live!  Mimi + Delaney’s wedding was honest, authentic and full of family, friends and delectable sweets. Mimi owns Mimi’s Cookie Bar in Mammoth Lakes, so it make sense that wedding cakes, cookies, cupcakes […]

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Elegant White Wedding at the Old Edwards Inn

You’ll love this gorgeous Smoky Mountain wedding at the Old Edwards Inn in Highlands, NC. Jordan infused her wedding with classic elements like traditional calligraphy and white peonies, and let the natural beauty of the region do the rest. The result is a stunning mountain wedding. Enjoy!

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Handcrafted Mount Rainier Wedding in the Woods

This is what happens when a National Geographic filmmaker plans a wedding. Picturesque scenery, great food, amazing details and an emotional highs were around every corner. With guests traveling in from all over the world, Seattle/Mt. Rainier was in it’s full glory. The three day wedding weekend started with a very rainy bbq dinner followed […]

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Rustic + Elegant Cashiers NC Mountain Wedding with Lavender Details

Ashley and Andrew knew that a mountain wedding was perfect for them. They originally met at summer camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Andrew asked Ashley to marry him at sunrise on McAfee Knob along the Appalachian Trail while on a backpacking trip. And Andrew’s family had been going to the High Hampton for their retreat […]

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Gorgeous and Easy to Use Wedding Planning Timeline + Checklist

There are so many things to do before your wedding day, that most brides take a full year to plan their wedding. So I’ve created this gorgeous and highly useful wedding planning timeline as the first download in the Mountainside Bride Wedding Planning Series.

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Gorgeous Vintage Chic Mountain Wedding with Personalized Details

I am so honored to share with you this delightfully thoughtful and completely personalized holiday wedding. Dallas, the bride outlines every charming details and exactly how she choose each vendor for this lovely holiday-inspired winter wedding.   

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Rustic Elegant Mount Rose Wedding

Angela and Rader wanted a rustic elegant wedding in the mountains. Angela grew up in the mountains in Washington State, and knew she wanted a mountain wedding. Their theme was rustic elegance and they executed it beautifully. From the romantic bouquets to the mountain inspired wedding cake, every detail is superb.

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Plan a Wedding in less than 6 Months with these Simple Steps

On a tight timeline? You’re not alone. Many mountain brides are planning their weddings in less than six months. In fact, 2013 was the year of mountain brides on tight timelines. We featured weddings that were planned in less than a month, and ones planned in as little as 10 Days. And you know what? […]

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Classic Fall Snoqualmie Washington Wedding

Bold colors, classic details and rustic chic accents make this fall mountain wedding in Washington perfectly charming. Nicole offers some spot-on advice about trusting your vendors, setting solid priorities, and starting early. Enjoy!