Their Story: "Brian and I met through a family friend on a blind date in a group. We both invited our children and there were about 6 other people that joined us for dinner at a local pizza spot. I think we only spoke directly to one another one time. Other than that, it was all group conversations. I remember thinking he was handsome and seemed nice, but I couldn’t tell if he had any interested in me. We went on lunch dates and met-up with our kids a few times for dinner. It was 2 months before we even kissed! We decided on an elopement because we have 4 teenagers and weren’t up for getting them all ready for the occasion and trying to accommodate them in any way. I just want it to be intimate between Brian and I so that everything goes as we want and the day to be ours, without teenage drama…. And a great memory to always look back on."
Wedding Details: And yes - they will have great memories to look back on. Since it was just the two of them, we customized an elopement package with a few getting ready moment and then caravanned out to the wedding site - a high alpine mountain area with lakes and a waterfall - where we did some photos, met the officiant, exchanged vow, cut the cake and cheered with some bubbly. Seriously ... this is EXACTLY Wendee's favorite hybrid elopement package.
Mother, teacher, planner, gardener, mountain biker, entrepreneur, librarian, hiker, snowboarder, reader, dork, chocoholic, trail runner and creative. Wendee has been planning weddings in Colorado since 1995. In 2012, she decided to "go small" and only plans micro-weddings & elopements with 35 or fewer guests. Contact Wendee to get started planning your intimate small Colorado wedding.
I've been planning weddings since 1995 when I moved to Colorado from Iowa. I cut my teeth at Keystone Resort in their wedding department, then then ventured on to planning corporate meetings. But, I kept helping friends and their friends with weddings starting my first full-service company in 2002 (yes - planned the big overwhelming ones). In 2012 with the birth of my son, values shifted and I decided to go small, intimate and meaningful. Please connect with me to make your dreamy, simple mountain wedding come true!
Behind the Scenes
Ever wonder what goes on behind-the-scenes of a micro-wedding day? Jaime L. Barba, one of our talented professional photographers, captured me at work from one of our May 2023 weddings in Boulder, Colorado. Enjoy! .... and yes, she does wedding-day content creation (a great alternative if you cannot afford videography) for couples as well as photography.
What is a wedding day content creator? It’s someone who is there on your wedding day taking pictures on a cell phone (or in Jaime's case, her professional equipement), documenting behind-the-scenes moments, capturing and telling stories, and delivering short-form media content of your wedding day in real-time. Checkout one from our September 2023 weddings ⬇️.