Sarah & Todd’s Botanical Inspired Denver Wedding – Happy Anniversary

Three years ago today Sarah & Todd Leopold were married in a lovely ceremony on a spring day in Denver. Not only do we want to wish them a happy third anniversary, we want to take a walk down memory lane of one of our all time favorite couples and weddings. Sarah and Todd are the nicest people and we loved helping them incorporate the things in their world that were meaningful to them in a truly authentic way. Todd is the owner of Leopold Bros, a small batch distiller of fine spirits in Denver Colorado. Because of Todd’s background in the cocktail world and because of he and Sarah’s passion for botanicals and fine food and cocktails we set out to create a wedding that incorporated all of these items into their day. From the botanical inspired invitation suite and paper goods from the ultra talented Lanas Shop, the wedding flowers which featured unique blooms and a hand picked aesthetic from Plum Sage Flowers and the hand crafted cocktails (of course) and the farm fresh, locally inspired menu from Blackbelly Catering. And of course the beautiful photography from Apples and Oranges Photography.

Happy anniversary Sarah & Todd and here’s to many more!

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Photography of Paper Goods: Andi Mans Photography
Wedding Planner: Calluna Events
Flowers: Plum Sage Flowers

Wedding Weekend Recap :: Erin + Mark

The feeling evoked from Erin & Mark’s wedding was one of, “If I were getting married (or married again) this is the type of wedding I’d want to have”. From the brides gown and effortless beauty to the simple and modern table decor and the delicious local, farm-to-table, family-style dinner, the entire evening was just perfect. And even though a torrential rainstorm threatened to dampen the spirits of the day the bride and groom and all the wedding guests remained calm and laid back, waiting out the storm to have the wedding ceremony outside like the bride and groom wished.

The wedding took place at the urban and hip Blanc in Denver’s RiNo District on the 4th of July. Blanc is one of our favorite venues to work at and it didn’t disappoint! Plum Sage Flowers designed lovely green and white florals for the tables with accents of ferns and herbs. The simple white vases from Plum Sage and gold flatware from Yonder House contrasted with the tables and provided the modern design we were going for. Yonder House also provided two lovely seating vignettes which were placed outside underneath the trees to create an intimate seating area.

Blackbelly Catering, owned by Chef Hosea Rosenburg, has been a favorite of ours since they opened three seasons ago. We love working with them and they continue to outdo themselves on food and service! Their food is always locally sourced, locally raised and locally grown. The menu is fresh and reflects what is in season, sometimes ingredients are even picked that day! We consistently hear over and over again how incredible the food is and for couples wanting a true farm-to-table experience where the food is the center of the wedding experience, Blackbelly is the way to go!

Ceremony and cocktail hour music was provided by Chain Station, friends of the bride and groom, and Mark even sung a song during the reception!

And last but not least Erin was made gorgeous that day by Janie Rocek, who did Erin’s hair and make up. Erin’s dress was from Katie May Collection and she purchased it at A & Be Bridal Shop in Denver.

We cannot wait to see the professional photographs from their wedding photographer Jess Elysse of Art of Her Photography but in the meantime here are some of our favorites we snapped with our iPhones.



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:: Vendor Love ::

Venue: Blanc | Catering: Blackbelly Catering | Floral: Plum Sage Flowers | Musicians: Jarret Mason + Chain Station | Photographer: Jess Elysse from Art of Her Photography | Officiant: Brad Lewis | Rehearsal Dinner Venue: The Kitchen Next Door Denver | Rentals: Event Rents | Gold Flatware and Furniture Decor: Yonder House | Beverage Service: Peak Beverage | Hair Stylist + Make Up: Janie Rocek | Bride’s Dress: Katie May Collection  purchased at A & Be Bridal

Winter wedding in Denver – Brooke + Jeff

Happy third anniversary Brooke + Jeff! On this day, three years ago, Brooke & Jeff were married on a snowy day in downtown Denver! The ceremony took place at the Trinity United Methodist Church with reception at the Brown Palace Hotel. Brooke had gotten into a very serious car accident during the wedding planning and it was unknown if she would be able to walk down the aisle, let alone dance on her wedding day. Miraculously her recovery was so great that she not only walked down the aisle to marry Jeff, she danced her first dance with him, as well as the father daughter dance. There was not a dry eye in the room. We adore this couple and wish them many more years of anniversaries to come!

Stunning photography by Jenna Walker Photographers.

Wedding Planner :: Calluna Events
Photography :: Jenna Walker Photography
Ceremony :: Trinity Methodist Church Denver
Wedding reception :: Brown Palace Hotel
Decor + lighting :: Pink Monkey Solutions
Table decor :: bride and her Mother with Brown Palace Florist
Wedding Party Bouquets + florals :: Perfect Petal
Band :: Funkiphino
Cinematography :: Lockerpartners

Sam + Brian’s Blissful Wedding Bash

Every wedding is so special in its own way, but some capture our hearts with a little more conviction. Sam + Brian had one of those weddings. Through the extreme talent of Jessica Christie Photography we spent time reliving such a beautiful event. The love pours out of these photos and we couldn’t be happier for the newlyweds as they start the next chapter of their lives in Barcelona, Spain! Congratulations and thank you to Jessica Christie for making our hearts smile with your images.

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Thank you a million to our wonderful vendors::

Ceremony Venue: University of Colorado Boulder | Reception Venue: Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art | Photographer: Jessica Christie Photography | Floral Design: The Perfect Petal | Dress: Ines Di Santo | Bride’s | Reception Jacket: Zara | Bride’s Shoes: Valentino | Bride’s Jewelry: Alexis Bittar | Rings: Her’s – Custom design by Jewels by Joseph | His – Jewels by Joseph | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Wore own designer dresses | Maid of Honor’s Dress: Lindsey Thornburg | Hair: The Parlour Salon | Make Up: Sephora | Veil: Sara Gabriel | Groom’s Suit: Custom design from Taylor Stitch, San Francisco | Groom’s Shoes: Sutro | Groomsmen: Wore own suits | Ring Bearers & Flower Girl: Zara Kids | Caterer: Three Leaf Catering | Desserts: Tee & Cakes |Rentals: Eclectic Hive & RC Special Events | Lounge: Pink Monkey | DJ: A Music Plus |Invitations: Custom design by bride & groom using grandfather’s artwork –Gino Hollander | Assistant Photographer : ValH Photography

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