Planet Bluegrass Wedding | Riverside Romance

We are lucky to have the opportunity to work with so many amazing and creative clients, and this adorable couple is the crème de la crème! We have the entire story from our very own lead designer, Amber Fairbanks:

When I first met with the bride, Sami, I knew she would be an ideal client. Her excitement about stationery, flowers, and linens – as well as her openness to new ideas – is a wedding planner’s dream.

My original notes went something like this: “I want the wedding to feel ‘Colorado’ but not too much. I want it to be a little vintage without being a vintage wedding. I want it to be a little bit rustic, but not too rustic.”

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This led us to Planet Bluegrass, the legendary venue in Lyons, Colorado, and the ideal canvas for such a wedding. The venue is situated next to the river with a sheer gray cliff edge and beautiful mountain views through a valley.

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The ceremony took place next to the river with the couple framed underneath a striking wooden arch. The arch was wreathed in flowing garland and in the center, dangled a vintage chandelier wrapped in bright coral flowers.

shabby chic ceremony chairs blush cakes naked cake naked cake peony water color cake pink sun burst pink cake planet bluegrass spring wedding groomsmen floral suspender blush and mint wedding flowers Dinner took on an al fresco theme within the tree-lined riverside. For the design, we choose to do a mix of floral and solid creamy linens, wood chairs, and an eclectic mix of centerpieces that included mint-green and gold metallic vessels.

rose gold table setting Gold flatware, wood-grained menus, and hand painted wood ornaments added a nice pop of the vintage/rustic style we wanted.

garden party wedding reception

garden party wedding receptioncafe table wedding reception decor painted wood table numbers hand painted ornaments favors wedding reception lounge blush escort cards wood holder After dinner guests, entered the barn-like pavilion for more bluegrass, festivities, and even a slow-motion video booth. Embellishments included a mix of vintage and rustic lounge furniture, cream and peach drapery, and the letters L-O-V-E suspended over the cake table.

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Check out their super fun slow motion video booth!

Event Professional Team:

Venue :: Planet Bluegrass
Floral Design :: Bare Root Flora
Entertainment & Music :: Masterful Musicians & The Parlor Pickers
Photography :: Jason+Gina
Dress :: Anna Be
Rentals :: Event Rents Denver
Hair and Makeup :: Elizabeth Stone & Bre Ortala
Signs :: Paper Tangent
Bar :: Peak Beverage
Decor :: Design Works
Ceremony Chairs and Flatware :: Yonder House
Linens :: La Tavola
Cake :: Intricate Icings
SlowMo Video Booth ::  Pure Cinematography
Custom Stationery :: Sweet Zion Paperie
Planning & Design :: Amber, Save the Date Events

*This wedding is a 2015 ICON Award Winner for Best Wedding Under $75,000