Sara & Andy’s mountain top wedding took place at Sapphire Point in Breckenridge, Colorado. They kept it intimate with only 50 guests to the wedding and reception, which was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver.
As well as keeping their wedding small and personal, the skipped a lot of the traditional fluff – for example instead of a cake they opted for ice cream sandwiches with sprinkles! They also didn’t want (or need) to add any extra decor to their ceremony location or their reception venue as the surrounding countryside and the museums art work spoke for itself and complemented their unfussy theme perfectly.
“We utilized the beauty of the spaces from the natural mountain top to the contrast of the modern space of the contemporary art museum to make the couples wedding photographs uniquely theirs” photographer Anna told me. “It was nice working with the two seemingly contrasting spaces to create wedding photographs that were cohesive and representative of the couples day, personalities and love for each other.” Finally, Sara & Andy chose not to have any bridesmaids or groomsmen.
Behold – Magalie and Travis’ darling, teeny tiny, super duper personal, diy-filled, homespun wedding. I fell in love with the simplicity of their day and wanted to share it not only because the photographs are utterly stunning, but because I wanted to show you a perfect example of how to do it ‘on the cheap’ without loosing beautiful touches that make my heart sing.
The pair employed no wedding vendors (except photographer Amber Hughes) for their wedding. They did the whole thing themselves and did it in style to boot! No expensive venue (they got married at home and had their wedding day shoot at Seawall) no over-priced outfit (Magalie wore a dress from BCBG, boots from Chooka with a flower in her hair from H&M.) The flowers were purchased in bulk from different florists in town and the couple put them together themselves. The tissue paper pom-poms were from a Martha Stewart tutorial. They pulled all the food and drinks together themselves and Magalie did her own hair and makeup.
Wooo it’s one of my favourite posts of the week, where I get to share some tasty Thursday Treats with you all. I hope you enjoy this little morsel of blog land fabulousness. Mmmm morsel…
♥ Way too adorable MWAH kissing salt & pepper mills. These are crying out to be used as cake toppers. Please please please somebody buy one!
♥ Halloween is a-coming. Blog land has be full to bursting with spooky inspiration. I’m loving this gothic bride post from Bride Chic, this Mercury Glass and Whimsy inspiration board from Snippet & Ink, Haute Hallowedding ideas from ILoveLolliblog and JoMyGoodness showing us that even Martha Stewart has little bit of goth inside her.
♥ 5 ways to know if your blog is on the right track– all hail to Problogger and their infinite wisdom!
♥ Want to live like Edward Scissorhands? Yes please – especially if I can have that bed, that lamp and that gorgeous pink chair.
♥ Ruffles are most definitely ‘in’. Le swoon.
♥ All hail Princess Lasertron and her impending world domination. Loving this cake she inspired!
♥ I love Etsy, but I may just love Regretsy a little bit more. The Large Mounted Bearded White Tiger Head with Swarovski Crystal Encrusted Features is by far my favourite!
♥ Gothic inspired gorgeousness…I want this dress please! See, more ruffles…
♥ Being married is awesome
♥ Natalia Vodianova wearing Nina Ricci for Vogue. Can I have this dress too please?
♥ Wow! 3D save the dates – complete with 3D glasses!
♥ OMG awesome DIY autumn leaf ‘roses’
♥ UK Brides pay attention! The Living TV show Four Weddings is looking for couples who are getting married between now and March to participate in their new series. If you fancy being on the telly then drop Meg an email. Be sure to mention Rock n Roll Bride when you contact her.
♥ Don’t forget that you have until Sunday 25th October to get your entries in for the free wedding photography contest – open to all – WORLDWIDE wooooo!
♥ And I can’t thank everyone who has mentioned Rock n Roll Bride this week enough. If you do write a little blog post that you’d like me to see and link back to, then please send it my way…
Red Lips Bride
Broke Ass Bride
Hot Pink Brides
The Bowie Bride
I have something to say and it may be shocking to some of you…I don’t ‘get’ Martha Stewart…what is they fascination? I’m just as crafty as the next geek but something about her repulses me just a little bit. Maybe it’s because the first time I ever heard of her was when she went to jail (I’m in the UK, not Mars by the way) or because whenever I catch her on Wedding TV (yes I am that sad…) I feel inclined to run away. I mean, she’s not very rock n roll is she?
However, I just saw this wedding on her ridiculously kitch (although it pains me to know it’s not even in an ironic way) wedding website, and despite the source this wedding is so uber gorgeous that I have to share the love.
John & Lily married in Lily’s parent’s back garden which had great sentimental value for the couple. Lily’s beautiful bouquet was made of bridal garden roses, dahlias, orchids, lily of the valley, jasmine, sweetpeas, and scented geranium, all tied together with a cute blue ribbon. She also ordered some custom Liberty fabric clutches for her Bridesmaids, each designed to fit the individual girl’s personality.
Clicky here for more images and info, and let me know – am I the only wedding obsessive that doesn’t love the Stewart?
Credit: Martha Stewart Weddings