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I’ve dedicated a good portion of my life to telling love stories. Couples come to me, I get to know them, and I document their engagement and/or wedding day through photos and words on this here blog. But I’ve never taken the time to share my own love story. The reason I do what I do, why love is so important to me and the impact it’s had on my life… My actual heart and soul.
It was a beautiful summers day in Laramie.
The light shone through the trees in gently shifting patterns and the sound of a fountain echoed through the gardens. Matt waited with his back to the mansion as he heard his bride’s soft footsteps down the walkway behind him. Ashley touched his arm and when he turned to look over his shoulder, he saw her bright smile and couldn’t help but pull her into his arms and embrace his soon to be wife.
The sun was shining brightly and love was in the air…
Their wedding day began with games of foosball, shots of fireball, and happy chatter as the bride and groom prepped with their parties. Eric and Megan both being Denver Natives, they had arranged an elegant garden ceremony steps from their hometown. As the morning quickly passed, Megan placed her final touches on her look, grasped her wildflower bouquet and Eric slipped on his vest. They both were anxiously awaiting their big moment while family and friends gathered outside.
If she can finish your sentences the first time you meet… you know she’s a keeper.
Eric and Anna were introduced while grabbing a quick bite to eat with some mutual friends. Right away they struck up a conversation and chatted about typical subjects like making time machines, engineering and relativity. You know, everyday things. After their unforgettable lunch, Anna and Eric went their separate ways each hoping that they would see each other again.
If you could imagine a perfect day, with sunshine and birdsong, cupcakes and twinkle lights…
A beautiful landscape with flowers and pines, a couple in love, and a crowd full of joy. Imagine a bride and a groom, in love with each other, full of love for their guests. Now, multiply by 10 and you’ll be close.
It’s easy to see that there is beauty here. It’s in the red rocks and swaying pines of Curt Gowdy State Park, and in the smiling faces of family and friends. It’s in the outstretched hand of a groom for his bride, and a gorgeous bride to be.
They had named the place fawn ridge. Years back when her grandparents first visited the property, they saw a fawn at the top of the ridge that would one day overlook the family cabin. A place Lexi would spend her childhood exploring and climbing, a place she would one day bring Alex, and a place where things would change for both of them forever.
On the most perfect summer day with the sun shining and birds chirping,
they held hands in the shade of gently swaying aspen trees. Their wedding day had finally arrived. Moments before, they had arrived separately at his parents home in Laramie, WY. – she put on final touches upstairs, while he and his groomsmen prepared in the basement below. After spending countless hours planning for a beautiful and intimate day, Mollee and Brandon were ready to celebrate with their family, their love as the centerpiece.
It was in Alaska, high atop a mountain…
Overlooking glacier capped peaks, green rolling hills, and the crystal blue Cook Inlet. This was all too familiar for the couple. You see, they were avid hikers and skiers already so being together at such a breathtaking location was no new feat. But something about this peak was different. There was something about this peak they would never forget.
They met at work.
He being the serious, slightly introverted boss and she being the loud, free spirited employee. It started as a casual friendship but Jacquelyn’s unreserved personality and gorgeous brunette locks captivated Christopher. They knew they worked well together but it was only a matter of time before they realized they were more than just professionally compatible.Read More