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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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Kristen and Joe are both Colorado natives and grew up in Evergreen! They met for the first time while both working at a local movie theater. They lost touch over the years, but later reconnected in college and immediately hit it off! We decided to explore a new spot, Brainard Lake, outside of Boulder. It […]

Kristine & Joe Engagement Session At Brainard Lake

Rylee and Matt had such a beautiful wedding at the beginning of June at Hudson Gardens. Rylee had a relaxing morning with the girls. Meanwhile, Matt got his blood pumping with the guys by starting the day off with some lazer tag! They decided to do a first look with one another and it was […]

Rylee & Matt Wedding // Hudson Gardens

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

Being in front of the camera can be a little uncomfortable! Below are some easy tips to help make sure that you’re not only comfortable in front of the camera but that you’re having fun and getting photos you LOVE because they’re totally a reflection of the two of you and the love you share for one another.

How to capture your authentic love in photos!

Trevor and Theresa love to travel! In the three years they’ve been dating their top favorite places they’ve traveled to have been Portland, Maine, Hawaii, Mexico, and Norway! With all their travel plans being canceled this year Trevor had to think of a special way to propose that still involved traveling to a new place! […]

Theresa + Trevor // Garden of The God’s Engagement Session

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

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

Jenna and Joel had a beautiful wedding on a Sunday afternoon in June. Rain was forecasted for the time the ceremony would start. About 20 minutes before the wedding was to start it was sprinkling, but by the time Jenna and Joel were about to walk down the aisle, it stopped! It was a beautiful […]

Jenna + Joel Rustic Barn Wedding