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Lisa Lefkowitz first posted some teaser photos from Jennifer and Mark’s beautiful Colorado wedding almost a year ago, in the most incredible place, with the most stunning flowers from Ariella Chezar, and I just couldn’t get it out of my mind. I think when you see this venue and the flowers and the photos, you’ll totally understand why…

The wedding took place at the bride’s family home outside of Durango, Colorado.

Floral artist Ariella Chezar incorporated oak leaves and acorns into the floral elements, from the groom’s boutonniere to the cake decorations. Bridesmaids each chose their own blue dress.

Before the ceremony, guests enjoyed iced tea garnished with lemon and mint.

Guests tossed white rose petals as the couple recessed back down the aisle, echoing the flowers on Jennifer’s beautiful Oscar de la Renta dress.

This is just the beginning of Jennifer and Mark’s gorgeous wedding – make sure to stop by in a couple hours for Part II, with even more amazing flowers and details!

Photography: Lisa Lefkowitz / Venue: private home in Durango, Colorado / Planner: Rebecca Reatagui Weddings & Special Events / Bride’s dress / shoes: Oscar de la Renta / Manolo Blahnik / Flowers: Ariella Chezar / Stationery: Janel Claire Designs / Calligraphy: Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls
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Today I have a lunch date with the fashionable Anne from The City Sage, which is such a nice way to start the weekend (Anne styled these glam photos). Then I think Saturday will probably involve stuffing envelopes (our loved ones probably think the wedding is off since our invitations are so late, but I promise, they’re on their way) while watching disc one of Lonesome Dove (my honey somehow sneaked that to the top of our Netflix queue) and eating chocolate chip cookies. Oh! And I have a fun new toy that I’m super excited to try out – maybe I’ll take at least one shot worth sharing. What are you up to this weekend?

Some lovely links for your Friday!

If I call you darling, will you make me pancakes?

Adding this pretty to my Christmas list.

Pocket size programs.

Five excellent tips from a wedding photographer.

Barton’s bonbonierre darlingest little tin.

White chocolate tiramisu trifle with spiced pears. In my tummy please.

Mr. and Mrs. Honeymoon.

$7.4 million stamp?!

So excited about The Commission Project. What would you have painted?

Joyful mouthful of rice.

Anyone know where a girl can find this J.Crew clutch? Gold or silver, please. Thank you.

Inspired by the opening credits from Dr. Strangelove.

And don’t forget to vote for your favorite finalist in the A Bryan Photo contest!

Have a wonderful weekend friends!

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If you enjoyed Part I of Kavi and David’s beautiful wedding, then I know you’ll love Part II. A fabulous wedding parade, beautiful outdoor ceremony, Indian and Jewish wedding traditions, flowers (and pineapples!) by the talented Saipua

For the ceremony, Kavi wore a sari handmade in the Indian state of Orissa, jewelry from Jaipur, and bare feet.

During the processional, the couple’s friends performed the bride’s favorite song, “That’s How Strong My Love Is” by Otis Redding.

I love this series of photos. I love that David is wearing one shoe (important for breaking the glass!), and I love that hug!

The Peter Ecklund Band kicked off the cocktail hour with jazz standards.

Kavi made all of the printed materials, from the invitations to the cocktail menu to the table numbers.

Why don’t more tables have pineapples on them?

Seriously, every party needs pineapples!



Photography: Justin & Mary / Venue: private venue / Bride’s reception dress: Jaya Rathore / Bride’s shoes: Stella McCartney / Groom’s suit: Michael Andrews Bespoke / Band: Peter Ecklund Band / Flowers: Saipua / Catering: Baluchi’s


Congratulations Kavi and David! And thank you to Justin & Mary for sharing all these beautiful photos!

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