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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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is a first look for you?


There are so many factors and SO many articles that talk about doing a first look or not doing a first look. It can become so confusing! Take this fast and easy quiz to help you know if a first look is for you or not!

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Weather in Colorado during the spring time can be a little unpredictable! We had to reschedule our session that was supposed to be a couple weeks before this one. What was supposed to be a beautiful weekend, quickly turned into a snowy, muddy, windy, and below freezing afternoon. We decided it would be a lot […]

Monika & Leif Engagement Session

  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

Liz and Matt were standing in the security line at the airport. Trying to play it cool Matt couldn’t help but feel nervous, and that’s when it happened. Liz reached for the shoes…NO!!

Liz & Matt Colorado Engagement

Sadie and Matt started off good friends. They met through a mutual friend and ended up working together! A short while later they actually ended up roommates, where their friendship grew. Sadie always loved Matt’s sense of humor and how he always made her laugh! Matt loved Sadie’s big heart and that she let him […]

Sadie & Matt Windy Saddle Engagement Session in Golden

Kyle and I met up with Jenna and Joel on a beautiful summer evening. We arrived at the Lakehouse in Evergreen a few hours before sunset so we could hang out by the water and be in the mountains! Jenna and Joel have contagious laughter so they were a lot of fun to be around. […]

Jenna & Joel Evergreen Lakehouse Engagement Session

Kyle and I had such a great time with these two fro their engagement session! They live out of state so of course we had do go shoot in the mountains. They braved out the freezing weather with lots of laughs and cuddles. They also introduced me to my new favorite app HD live! We […]

Winter Engagement