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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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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

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

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

Lauren and EJ had known about each other through mutual friends while finishing undergrad in Texas. One night Lauren was with friends when she saw EJ. She told her friend “That’s the love of my life!!” and got the courage to go introduce herself to him. Well she was right because here we are four […]

Lauren and EJ // Rocky Mountain National Park Engagement Session

Kyle and I met up with Jenna and Joel on a beautiful summer evening. We arrived at the Lakehouse in Evergreen a few hours before sunset so we could hang out by the water and be in the mountains! Jenna and Joel have contagious laughter so they were a lot of fun to be around. […]

Jenna & Joel Evergreen Lakehouse Engagement Session