Shout out: to my parents!

Posted 09/08/2009 by in Ceremony and Reception \ 3 comments

Every bride knows how important her parents are on the day of her wedding.  Even if they can’t be there physically, they are there in heart and spirit.

My parents were absolutely amazing.  There were so many things going on, but what shone through was their love and devotion….and what more could a bride want?  There are so many things I …


Wedding day details: Behind the scenes!

Posted 09/02/2009 by in DIY, Floral and Decor \ 5 comments

Well, I’ve shown EAD a lot of my wedding: the bridal party, the ceremony, and the flowers, to name a few recent posts.  What I haven’t shown you yet is any of the work that went into the week of the wedding!

One of the realities of a DIY wedding is that it’s a significant time investment, and could easily drive …


Wedding day details: setting up the reception

We were so happy with the way our reception turned out…unfortunately, due to the rain and ceremony switch, it ended up taking an hour to set up!  This meant less time for toasts, less time for dancing…it was all very complicated, and it was definitely the last thing we expected.  We decided to go with white tables and brown runners, …


Summery Yellow and Blue

Posted 08/23/2009 by in Color Palette \ 8 comments

Something big happened during my wedding week…something bigger than a rehearsal dinner, bigger than a bachelorette spa day, bigger than getting my favorite peonies for the bouquets…

my best friend and bridesmaid Lisa got engaged!

Now, not only did she get engaged…she also managed to hide it from me for roughly 20 hours until I realized something was up and dragged it …


Wedding day details: The bridal party!

Posted 08/17/2009 by in Photography \ Leave a comment

We totally lucked out with our bridal party.  Dr. dave’s and my friends got along so well, and we ended up having a blast taking pictures before the ceremony.  We staked out some locations the day before the wedding, and stumbled upon a relic from my past: the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.  This is where I used …