A Bottled Affair-Wedding Day Wines On A Budget. Thinking outside of the box


At A Bottled Affair we work with a lot of brides and grooms – helping with everything from choosing the perfect wines to be served at the reception to developing a signature wedding day cocktail. But by far the most frequently asked question we hear from brides and grooms is how to serve good quality […]

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Real Wedding: Brad and Alicia


I always get SO excited to see pictures from the weddings we get to be part of.  It really is exciting every time! Previously, I shared the rustic engagement shoot of this precious couple, and FINALLY I get to share the photos from their gorgeous Colorado Mountain Wedding.  A big thank you and shout out […]

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flower of the month: tulip

The Knot

Time has definitely gotten away from me this month!  We are on the edge of wedding season here in Colorado, so my days have been full, but it is April 30, and I am desperately trying to get my flower of the month in while it is still April!  So here we go….this month’s flower […]

Posted in Backyard Wedding, bouquets, budget friendly, centerpieces, color inspiration, DIY, flower of the month, Flowers, ivory, orange, Outdoor wedding, peach, pink, Spring, suspended decor, tulips, violet, white, yellow

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delightful DIY: mason jar chandeliers


Mason jars are popping up all over the place.  As an event planner, I have seen them used for centerpieces, wedding aisle decor, hanging from trees with candles inside, and of course for a unique drinking glass.  They are rustic, they are fun, they are easy to find, and best of all they are affordable. […]

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green event solutions: the amazing local food truck

Comida Food Truck's tacos

We are always looking for fun and unique ways to spice up events, all the while keeping in mind the impact that event will have on our environment.  Almost every event involves some sort of culinary item/s.  Just like decor and colors, food really should represent the overall style and personality of either the event […]

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Real Wedding: Alex & Ellen  A DIY & Etsy extravaganza I am so excited to share with you this romantic backyard wedding. Thank you to the most talented Ryan Dearth Photography for these fantastic shots.  He really captured the day, the emotions, and the decor.  Feel free to swoon….I still am.   It was such […]

Posted in Backyard Wedding, budget friendly, Cake Stand, candlelight, Dessert Table, DIY, Etsy, mason jar, navy, orange, Outdoor wedding, peach, pinwheels, real wedding, red

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DIY: Unique Escort Displays- Window Panes, Chalk Boards, & Old Doors atelierjoya.blogspot.com  I was recently trying to come up with a unique way to do guest seating for a bohemian chic wedding when I came across the idea of using an old window pane.  It is really very simple and you can modify it to […]

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DIY: Cake Stand I am always looking for ways to reuse, recycle, and upgrade old items into fun new creations!  While looking into some ideas for a wedding dessert table I am designing, I came across this really simple and unique DIY.   Dessert tables are becoming more and more popular.  Couples are opting for […]

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