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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

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

Olivia and Ben have a rare and beautiful story. They have known each other since they were both one. Yes you read that right….before they could even talk. Both of their parents were very close friends and Olivia and Ben grew up to be good friends also. Eventually when they were older they moved away […]

Olivia + Ben RMNP Elopement

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

Elizabeth and Tom’s story feels like a classic romance to me. The two started off as long distance pen pals, getting to know eachother only through written letters. Elizabeth told Tom that if he wanted to get to know her it wouldn’t be through social media or video chat dates. Instead they started their relationship […]

Elizabeth + Tom // Intimate Mountain Side Wedding