Category Archives: "Blogs"

Venue Spotlight: Studio Loft

Last week, I wrote about loft-like wedding venues on the Front Range of Colorado. I’m absolutely in love with this style of space for a Colorado wedding. That’s because I don’t like to do what’s expected. I’ve begun learning this about myself as I’ve started this crazy planning process. I have friends who just assume I want a mountain…

Brick and Mortar

Not so long ago, not so far away, weddings were a formal affair. Big church, big puffy sleeves, big cake and lots of punch! Crowds of friends and family—with their shoulder pads and feathered bangs—would settle into a traditional, formal room. Think: hotel ballroom, church basement, country club. Someone would surely do the cabbage patch…

Good Bye to the Mason Jar

OK, what I’m about to say may just break your heart. We have come to the end of the Mason Jar Era. I know, I know. You can’t believe it! You don’t believe it! You down right refuse to believe it! I’ve been working on our newest issue—out soon, I promise—and in speaking with several wedding industry pros, I’ve heard more than just a few…

Say Yes to the Dress' Randy rescues Colorado brides

                      Find the one. Get engaged. Watch a million reruns of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress, dreaming about your perfect gown. That’s usually how it goes, isn’t it? Choosing the perfect wedding dress is anything but easy, but Kleinfeld’s fashion director Randy Fenoli always…

Pretty in Pink

People Magazine offered a glimpse of its newest cover, which features the wedding of celebrity couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, who wore pink. The two were married on Oct. 19 in southern Italy surrounded by a star-studded audience of friends and family. Timberlake serenaded his stunning bride, and the two wrote their own vows. Biel, who…

Pull Up a Chair

Sometimes renting chairs for your wedding can be like picking the lesser of two evils. Do you want the ugly beige non-folding plastic chairs or the ugly black folding plastic chairs? It could all just make a bride lose her cool. But hope is not lost. Chairished Vintage Chair Rentals, nestled into the uber-chic Highlands of Denver, has a growing…

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…