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Helpful resources for couples planning their wedding day

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I'M KARI JOY! WELCOME TO THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE BLOG!

I made all these resources for my couples getting married and anyone else who happens to stumble across this page! I remember when I got married I  knew NOTHING about weddings and didn't really even know where to start!

Here you will find resources my couples say have been the most helpful when planning their wedding day! 

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The night Robert proposed, he led Alison up to a trail of rose petals leading to their backyard. He was standing there in a suit with a bouquet in his arms. All the twinkle lights in the yard were turned on and there was a champagne bottle and glasses set up on the table. Robert […]

Alison + Robert Elopement

  Laely and Tom first met when they worked together at The Cheesecake Factory. Laely was a server, and Tom was a busser. They were really good friends for 3 years. The whole time they were friends everyone who knew them said they would end up together. They always told them no and that they […]

Laely + Tom // Golden Engagement Session

After having to move their wedding back because of COVID, Lauren and EJ were determined to get married this year! 50 of their closest friends and family flew from Texas to come celebrate this awesome couple in the beautiful Rocky Mountains! Lauren and EJ had the PERFECT wedding day! They got married in Estes Park […]

Lauren + EJ // Black Canyon Inn Wedding

London + Demetrius first met in High School. Demetrius saw a really pretty girl in the hall one day and his pick up line was “We should go salsa dancing some time!” London smiled because because she thought he was cute! They didn’t bump into each other again until years later in college. They ended […]

London + Demetrius Colorado Springs Engagement Session

One night Lauren’s friend invited her to go to a concert in Denver. She wasn’t sure if she wanted to go, but her mom convinced her she should go! You never know who you might meet. Well…that’s the night that Lauren and Nick met! We went to the Evergreen Lakehouse and it was no surprise […]

Lauren + Nick Sunset Engagement

Olivia and Ben have a rare and beautiful story. They have known each other since they were both one. Yes you read that right….before they could even talk. Both of their parents were very close friends and Olivia and Ben grew up to be good friends also. Eventually when they were older they moved away […]

Olivia + Ben RMNP Elopement

Clare and Logan had been together for 6 years! One day Logan asked Clare to go to the beach when he totally surprised her! He got down on one knee and asked Clare to be his wife! Of course she said yes and they began planning their wedding! They wanted something simple, small, and all […]

Clare + Logan // Aspen Destination Wedding

Andy first saw Lucy at work. He immediately liked her and they became fast friends. Everyone in the office saw how much liked each other and were waiting for Andy and Lucy to start dating! Andy hesitated to ask Lucy out because he wasn’t sure what she would say, and didn’t want to ruin their […]

Lucy + Andy Veil Mountain Wedding