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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…

Battling the Guest List

From the moment you get engaged, you begin to hear constant wedding advice. Not marriage advice. No, that comes later I assume, when you’ve already walked down the aisle and eaten the cake. I was engaged on a Saturday evening, and by Sunday morning, I’d heard so much wedding planning advice that I could have written a book. Instead, here’s a blog…

A Gypsy Wedding

Colorado photographer and wedding planner Laura Pearson of L Elizabeth Events loves to do things differently. And you can tell with this gypsy-inspired shoot she hosted this spring. While TLC’s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding is all about giant pink gowns with tons of “bling,” Pearson and company create a more romantic, vintage style with rich…

Country Wedding/City Wedding

Colorado Brides set out to compile various weddings that reflect the two extremes of the Colorado wedding spectrum: the country wedding and the city wedding. We’ve found that the Colorado bride is a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll—but all elegance. And it reflects in the following real weddings, which capture the Rocky…

Colorado-izing Your Cake

                  We’ve been spotting a ton of Colorado-themed cakes these days. From faux bois to skier cake-toppers to cakes made to resemble actual bales of hay. But we love the cakes that have a not-so-obvious Colorado style. In that spirit, Colorado Brides Magazine and Intricate Icings of Erie…

Six questions with Philanthropic Photographer Cheryl Ungar

Having a dream wedding is certainly a cliché. But it doesn’t mean that’s it’s impossible. Dreams can come true. Cheryl Ungar is there to ensure it. Ungar is a Colorado wedding photographer and a 21-year survivor of breast cancer. In 2010, she officially launched The Wedding Pink, an annual wedding giveaway for a couple impacted by breast…

Knots and Bolts

                A Rose By Any Other Name  There’s nothing like a bountiful bouquet of fresh-cut flowers to lead you down the aisle. But there is also an allure to the trend of bouquet alternatives. Our newest favorite? The vintage brooch bouquet. You can find them on Etsy, but there are at least two…

The Era of the Bride

Trends come and go, and tradition—if it’s possible—seems like a passing fad. At least when it comes to the modern wedding. Dessert bars, balloons, ombre. My grandma would’ve flipped if she’d seen burlap as a wedding decoration. My mom could’ve never predicted feathers as a trend in wedding gowns. Though, admittedly, my mom did wear a…

Using Pinterest for Wedding Planning

There is a new era in social media, and it is Pinterest. People—notably, women—are flocking to this new breed of online information sharing, making life in the world wide web a lot more colorful. Known as an online pinboard, Pinterest serves as a fountain of ideas, inspiration and visual beauty for all sorts of things—pretty, pretty things…