Bridal Blog

Something Old

You’re newly engaged! Congratulations. Soon you’ll be donning the perfect dress, something old and something blue as you make your way down the aisle to say ‘I do’ to the person that you’ve chosen to love in sickness and health, for richer or for poorer. All that’s left to do is plan your dream wedding and you’ll be on your way to…

Think outside the chapel

Some girls dream of getting married in a little white chapel or walking down the aisle of their childhood church, but for brides-to-be who are looking for an alternative to the traditional church wedding, check out some of our favorite places to exchange rings. 1. Restaurant – For some happy couples, a favorite restaurant can hold a lot of…

Broadmoor creates local menu for weddings

Well known for its picturesque landscapes and first-class service, the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs has long been a favorite spot for brides and grooms to tie the knot. After much popular demand, the chefs at the famous hotel have happily agreed to create a unique menu that features some of Colorado’s most delicious, homegrown fare ranging…

Be Your Own Wedding Planner

Wedding planners are great, but let’s face it, they can be expensive and, for many bride, a luxury. But if your guest list is on the modest side and you’re tying the knot in your home town (or close to it), you can save a ton of money by being your own wedding planner, all the while, ensuring your big night goes off without a hitch. Here’s how to…

It's Bridal Season, and the Forecast Calls for Showers

Bridal showers have been the same for ages. A group of women, including the bride’s mom and great aunt, sit around playing silly games (wrap me in a toilet paper wedding dress, anyone?) and ooh and ahh as the bride opens what seems like an endless pile of gifts. We’ve all been there, and we’ve all sworn that we wouldn’t put our friends and family…

Show Time

It’s a bride’s dream come true: 100 wedding pros in one spot. The Rocky Mountain Bridal Show is set for Aug. 19, 11 am–4 pm, in the Colorado Convention Center’s Mile High Ballroom. While these sort of events can get overwhelming for the new bride, it’s also an ideal place to narrow down your list of potential vendors. Try some cake, meet the…

Bridal Fusion

Flipping through the glossy pages of a bridal magazine, a bride-to-be can’t help but earmark her favorite dresses, hairstyles, accessories, makeup ideas—so many that before she knows it, she’s picked 32 dresses, eight hairstyles and six shades of eye shadow. There are so many gorgeous looks to sort through and choosing the perfect pieces for…

The Edible Wedding Favor

Teeny Tiny Frames and monogrammed shot glasses are out. The new and improved wedding favor is a local, edible gift that your guests can thoroughly enjoy. Savory or sweet, check out some of our favorite ideas for the perfect edible favor for your event. 1. Spices: Concocting a delicious blend of spices that is unique to your wedding locale and…

Rustic Romance

Whether you are planning an elegant, formal wedding, or a down home, backyard BBQ, the wild and wonderful Colorado landscape is an immeasurably beautiful setting in which to host your nuptials. With venues ranging from rustic, mountain lodges to chic, downtown hotels, read our top reasons that you should invite your friends and family to the great…

Tips for an Outdoor Wedding in Colorado

Colorado is looking mighty beautiful these days—all springy, green and lovely. May in the Centennial State just makes you want to go outside and roll around in fresh-cut grass (or is that just me?). May is also the official beginning of wedding season (woot!). Thousands of brides will soon say “I do” in fields of golden wheat, on glorious…