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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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Laely and Tom met while working at The Cheesecake Factory! Laely was a server, and Tom was a busser. They had been 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 their friends no and that they were just […]

Laely & Tom Wedding // Mountain View Ranch Wedgewood Wedding

You’re engaged! You found your Wedding Photographer, you had your engagement session, and you just got back those GORGEOUS engagement photos! Now what? Now it’s time to make Save The Date Cards to send out to all of your guests! Starting on your Save The Date Cards may seem a little overwhelming trying to figure […]

Save The Date Cards

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

Bryony and Mik first met when they were 13 at Tae Kwon Doe! They became friends and then eventually started dating! Mik had a special plan when he was ready to propose. They were decorating their Christmas tree and were almost done. That’s when Mik told Bryony he forgot something upstairs. When he came back […]

Bryony + Mik Evergreen Lake Engagement Session

Sadie and Matt had a lot of family traveling from out of town to celebrate with them! They knew they wanted to get married at a small and intimate place. That’s when friends offered to have the wedding on their beautiful property in Golden. Sadie and Matt knew it was the perfect fit and even […]

Sadie + Matt Private Wedding

It was the hottest day of the year so far…it was also the day that Liz and Matt would say I do! They got married at their church, Holy Name Catholic Church. It was stunning inside and the perfect place for them to exchange vows and become husband and wife. After that we went to […]

Liz + Matt Botanical Garden Wedding

Nicole and Brandon exchanged vows on a cruise surrounded by their closest family and friends. They also wanted to be able to celebrate their marriage with extended family and and friends! A few weeks after they got married and cruised around the pacific they had their Colorado reception at Ken Caryl Wedgewood Wedding! This night […]

Nicole + Brandon // Ken Caryl Wedgewood Wedding