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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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Lauren was supposed to go to a concert venue with some of her friends on Saturday night. She was talking to her mom on the phone earlier that day telling her mom that she didn’t really feel like going. Lauren’s mom told her she should and that it would be good for her! After a […]

Lauren + Nick // Monument Wedding

For the back story of Brian and Rachael…you can check out their engagement story and session here. When Brian and Rachael began to talk about what would be their dream wedding they both said the same thing. Relaxed! Rachael’s parents had a time share in Hawaii and she would often go throughout the year with […]

Rachael + Brian // Kuaui Destination Wedding

As I wrote this post I am totally grinning as I think about how to explain Anneke and Mike to you! We had their engagement session in the mountains DURING winter. We rode up from Denver together so we could get to know each other better and that’s when they introduced us to HQ. If […]

Anneke + Mike // Colorado Mountain Wedding

Amy and Brooks are probably some of the most adventurous people I have met! Their love of the outdoors and seeing new sites is strong for both of them. When I first spoke with Amy over the phone she was telling me of all the places she has traveled to with Brooks. They have been […]

Amy + Brooks // Rocky Mountain National Park Intimate Wedding