Fun fact about Kelly + Zane’s wedding planning process: They toured Riverbend in Lyons, CO with a group of other couples and a super tight timeframe of dates they could book. So during the tour they actually emailed the owner to book the space for the only available weekend in June. Talk about dedication! Thanks to June Photography for sharing their wedding with us today…
One mega reason for choosing this venue? The sweet groomsmen cottage + glamping tents.
Such a pretty BHLDN capelet.
Kelly explains, We went for sort of a rustic elegance look, with vintage touches. Our colors were mainly pastels, blush pink and dove gray and other pastels, with lots of natural wood and greens, and occasional pops of deep red. I used a ton of lavender in our wedding as well, because I wanted to create a “scent memory,” where every time we smelled lavender we would remember our wedding. We have a dream (which we are actually in the process of making happen) of moving to the country and leading a simpler life, growing fruit trees and vegetables and raising bees and chickens, so our wedding was focused on being rustic, beautiful, and natural.
Kelly was a major DIY bride: These lavender toss cones were made from paper from the Colorado Symphony Orchestra in a vintage drawer she revamped.
The full DIY list:
• 3 flavors of homemade bitters used in the cocktails, then paired with a recipe for guests to take home as favors
• Paper lavender toss cones + vintage drawer
• Lavender + stamped escort cards
• Chalkboard made by Zane
• Tags for bridesmaid/groomsmen gifts and thank you cards
• Collected + de-labeled wine bottles and wrapped with twine for aisle decorations
• 100 beeswax candles in mason jars for the tables
• Welcome bags made with handmade stamp, featuring homemade cold brew in DIY jars
• Collected 45 milk glass vases from antique stores
Isn’t this space dreamy?
Just after the ceremony, the two of us sat down at a table away from everything and just relaxed for a few minutes with a cocktail and appetizers. Everything was going by so quickly that it was nice to have a brief moment just to relax and enjoy having just been married.
Impressive. Congratulations, K +Z!
Photographer: June Cochran of June Photography / Venue: Riverbend in Lyons, CO / Event Coordination: Georgia English / Planning: Bride / Florist: Lafayette Florist / Bride’s Hair: Brittany Sopr of Juno Salon / Bridesmaids’ Hair: Tera of Juno Salon / Makeup Michelle Brown / Invitations: Word Shop in Denver / Cake: Indulge Bakery / Catering: eat / Table Rentals: Harvest Table Company / Door Arch: Boulder Blooms / Dishes, Glassware, Napkins, & Silverware: All Events Rental / Bartender: Garnish / Band: Rapidgrass / Bride’s Dress: Monique Lhuillier from anna bé in Denver / Capelet: BHLDN / Shoes: Oscar de la Renta / Wedding Band, Necklace, & Earrings: Sarah O Jewelry in Denver / Antique Bracelet: Borrowed from Bridesmaid / Lipstick: NARS / Bridesmaid Dresses: Nordstrom & BHLDN / Groom’s Suit: The Bespoke Edge / Shirt: Alton Lane / Tie: Nordstrom / Shoes: Allen Edmonds / Cufflinks: David Yurman / Tie Bar: J. Crew / Groomsmen Accessories: The Tie Bar