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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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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

I was so excited when Sam and Kayla wanted to have an anniversary session in Rocky Mountain National Park! They are celebrating three years of marriage this December and Kayla wanted to get in her wedding dress one last time before she packs it away! Since it can get pretty cold in the winter in […]

Sunrise at Rocky Mountain National Park

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

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

Clare and Logan had been together for 6 years! One day Logan asked Clare to go to the beach when he totally surprised her! He got down on one knee and asked Clare to be his wife! Of course she said yes and they began planning their wedding! They wanted something simple, small, and all […]

Clare + Logan // Aspen Destination Wedding

Skye and Tony had such a beautiful wedding at Wedgwood Ranch. They choose classic blush and navy for their wedding colors to pair with this mountain venue. Almost everyone in their wedding flew in from out of state! Skye and Tony moved to Colorado not long ago to attend school here and decided they would […]

Wedgewood Mountain View Ranch Wedding (Skye + Tony)