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the weekend

I’m back in Colorado for about the next 36hrs before heading to California for a super quick 2 night trip.  More on that soon!  For now, here is a little snippet from a beautiful wedding weekend.  It was so great to be with all of our Colorado friends in Ohio, celebrating Ali + Jon’s big day.

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We also did a little celebrating for our 4 year anniversary! 

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The rehearsal dinner was fabulous.

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Lovely bride to be!

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Wedding day!

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Wedding day hair, which was a waterfall braid that I learned from Gina’s tutorial.  It only takes about 5 minutes!  I never do anything fun with my hair, so I was kind of excited about it.

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Very sweet ceremony.

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We had to fill the gap between the ceremony + reception somehow!

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Guest gifts + place cards!  So so thoughtful to fill a special GF jar just for me!

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I absolutely loved their postcard sign in “book!”  Write a postcard to the couple and then add it to the photo album.

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Their favorite holiday + meal is Thanksgiving, so they served a Thanksgiving feast with plenty of veggie options!  Instead of a cake, they served pie!  Such a creative idea.

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The Colorado crew!

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Couldn’t be happier for these two.

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Cheers to newlyweds!


Reader Comments (19)

You looked beautiful! Love the hair!
What a great idea for the wedding favors. What were the jars filled with?
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPaije
What a cute wedding. I really love your hair though... super cute. Soon my hair will finally be long enough for me to do fun stuff with it as well.
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHolly W
Cute braid!!! And pie instead of cake at a wedding? Brilliant!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKelly
What a beautiful wedding! I feel like I just saw that dress you were wearing for the wedding. Where is it from? Regardless, you look stunning girl! Glad it was such a good weekend. :)
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLauren
I didn't realize you did that braid yourself, now I'm even more impressed! haha I watched Gina's video on it but honestly, I can barely do a regular braid in the mirror without getting all confused. Twists are where it's at for me.
My hair needs to grow longer so I can waterfall braid it. HURRY UP HAIR.

Glad you had a fun weekend, good luck with your next trip!!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
I LOVE your haircut! Any chance you could take a pic of it from the front and back so I can take it to my hairdresser? I hope that doesnt come off as creepy.
The Thanksgiving food and placard ideas are very cute. And what a cute couple that got married!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJessica
I love the way the braid turned out! Travel safe!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJessica
Aw congrats to the newlyweds - and the 4-yearly weds! ;) Looks like a great weekend!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCait's Plate
Looks like such a great weekend - everyone looks beautiful! Can't wait to hear about your California trip!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea
Your hair looked great! I am often so happy I had a little boy simply because I am sooooo bad at hair. I have a "fun bun" I've been doing since college that is quick and easy, but that's about the extent of it. I love reading about your Ohio trips - that's my little corner of the world ;)
your hair looked SO CUTE! i never learned how to french braid, but i want to do the waterfall braid so bad!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHeather
Your dress is adorable and I'm so impressed that you rocked that waterfall braid perfectly. I watched Gina's tutorial a few weeks ago, but I'm still not sure I could figure it out. Might take about 20 trials to get it looking as good as yours. Love the extra curls too!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLauren @ Sassy Molassy
Love your dress and hair! Congrats on your anniversary!
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline
Gorgeous pictures! I love the hairdo :)
i love both of those dresses on you! you're beautiful! glad you had a fun weekend.
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjanetha [m&m]
what a nice weekend with friends. i love your waterfall braid. i need to try that soon as i never
do anything with my hair either other than toss it up.
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarissa@ohhhsolovely
Your hair looks great! I've gotta learn how to do that :)
you looked beautiful, love the hair!! I never do anything fancy to my hair either, need to try that, although not sure if I could get mine to look as good as yours.
June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPurelyMichelle

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