There is something about a hike in the woods that inspires. The snap of a twig underfoot. The visual texture of leaves, bark, ferns, flowers, and berries. The grace of a stately elk. The grandeur of an unexpected mountain vista. The gentle lapping of water on a rocky alpine lakeshore. This intricacy of details invites a sensory participation that both engages and frees the mind. An inspiring interaction. A timeless dance between nature and soul.
Elizabeth and Parker’s first dance as husband and wife gracefully swept the details of lace, ribbon, and pearls together with aspen branches, soft-hued roses, green berries, and an elk antler chandelier. The dance was witnessed under Tivoli lights strung like stars between log beams atop a rocky bluff. In the distance, gentle waves lapped mountainous shoreline. In the log structure, warmed by the glow of candles and fine wine, surrounded by the textures of nature, friends, and family, an intimate celebration was inspired.
We really loved the use of birch branches in the vase, appearing as stems and tying in the woodsy feel as well as lightening the look. Curly willow is also a great way to add height and texture in the room, drawing the eye up to appreciate the wood elements of the space.
Ceremony & Reception: Grand Lake Lodge | Wedding Coordinator: Jessica Adler | Photography: Durling Photography | Cake: Mulberries Cake Shop | DJ: Elite DJ Entertainment | Lighting and Design by Scott | Cinematography: One Fine Day Productions | Floral: Statice Floral | Wedding Gown: Felice´ Bridal | Mother’s Gown: M.H. Pomander’s Bridal | Stationery: The Perfect Paperie | Hair & Makeup: Kut Above Salon | Bridesmaids Dresses: J Crew Bridal | Suits: Al’s Formal Wear | Flower Girl’s Dress: Olive & Fern
A very special thank you to Durling Photography for sharing their photos with us! Check out more of their gorgeous photos from this wedding: E&P | Destination Wedding | Grand Lake, Colorado
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