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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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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

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

Taylor and Mike had the best wedding celebration! They actually got married last year after having to reschedule their 2020 wedding because of COVID. However they weren’t going to let that stop them from becoming husband and wife! They decided to have an intimate backyard wedding with just their immediate family to witness them saying […]

Taylor + Mike Wedding Day

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

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

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

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