{bridal Bouquets} Soft, White and Muted Colors Using Lilies, Roses, Orchids, Dahlias, and More!

Bridal Bouquet | Charlotte Geary | photo[charlottegeary.com]

This bridal bouquet was a fresh orange, green and white color combination using Lilies, Orchids and Rosemary.  Photo courtesy of Charlotte Geary.

Bridal Bouquet  |  Studio Kiva   |  studiokivawedding.com  |  photo[studiokivawedding.com]

This winter wedding went all out with the pure white look, with matching cape and bridal bouquet that will filled with Dahlias, Orchids, Stephanotis and Calla Lilies.  Photo courtesy of Studio Kiva Wedding.

Bridal Bouquet  |  Colorado Visions  |  photo[coloradovisions.com]

This bridal bouquet was made especially for a Breckenridge wedding using Gerbera Daisies, Delphinium, and Roses.  The outside ceremony was held near the Maggie Pond on the south end of town.  Photo courtesy of Colorado Visions.

// PHOTOGRAPHERS

Charlotte Geary – [charlottegeary.com]

Katie Girtman / Studio Kiva – [studiokivawedding.com]

Brian Walski / Colorado Visions – [coloradovisions.com]

Frisco Lodge

Welcome to the Frisco Lodge Bed and Breakfast… “Your Home Away From Home,” offering fabulous hospitality and service, richly appointed guest rooms, gourmet culinary delights, and incomparable historic ambiance.

Our location, in the heart of Summit County, with Frisco’s unparalleled easy access to the four world-class resorts, and the many recreation areas including Lake Dillon that surround the town, provides easy access to the area’s exceptional opportunities including  hiking, cycling, fishing, golf, rafting, sailing, or simply relaxing in our Rocky Mountain  wonderland. We are located on Frisco’s Historic Main Street – “The Main Street to the Rockies™” with just an easy stroll to Frisco’s finest dining, shopping, and nightlife.

Our family has operated the Lodge for over 50 years, always eager to provide local insights and to visit with friends, old and new.  Originally built as a stagecoach stop in 1885, the Lodge is a unique B&B, consistently voted the best Bed and Breakfast in Summit County,whose past is steeped in the rich history of the area.

Each morning, guests awaken to a delicious gourmet breakfast. While savoring breakfast, enjoy yourself with friends and acquaintances from around the world in the cozy breakfast room or at the living room’s community dining table.  Relax in the award winning courtyard or on the observation deck overlooking Eagles Nest Wilderness Area. Whether you’re seeking an exhilarating outdoor adventure, a tranquil sojourn, or merely escaping the heat of lower climates, the Frisco Lodge is your perfect summer get-away to experience our area’s wide variety of activities.

Each afternoon, after the day’s adventures, return to the Lodge and enjoy wine and cheese, fresh lemonade, cookies, and other delights. Enjoy the scenic decks and gardens to relax while listening to soothing music from the courtyard sound system.
As the day is waning, relax in the hot tub and snuggle around the outdoor fireplace, the courtyard campfire, or in the comfortable surroundings of our Retreat Room. Visit with new-found friends under the stars as evening unfolds.  There is no better way to unwind from your day’s adventures.

We invite you to stay with us at the Frisco Lodge and explore Summit County’s fabulous summer for the time of your life! In order to provide the best experience to as many guests as possible, The Frisco Lodge has a no smoking and no pets policy.

Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center

Celebrate your Breckenridge wedding slope-side at Beaver Run Resort!

To get married in the mountains of Colorado is truly an inspiration for all.  The fresh air, sunshine and charm of Breckenridge will captivate you and your guests.

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center provides knowledgeable wedding coordinators who know that professional arrangements begin with personable and detailed service. From receptions to rehearsal dinners, spa treatments at the Spa at Beaver Run to professional AV production, Beaver Run Resort can customize every stage of your wedding. Here, in this activity paradise, the local knowledge of Beaver Run’s staff will elevate your gathering, leaving a lasting impression on your guests.

Your location at Beaver Run Resort will put you within walking distance of everything in Breckenridge.  Lodging options range from 4-bedroom, fully furnished condominiums to hotel-style accommodations. We have the widest variety of room type options in town and onsite is every resort amenity you could imagine.

[How To] Use Color Palette Blogs to Find Ideas for Your Mountain Wedding Colors.

We get lots of brides planning their wedding near Breckenridge asking us to help them with their color palettes and bringing the most out of the venues, lodges and rooms that will host the various stages of the events of the wedding.  Perhaps the large gathering room for the ceremony is a bright room filled with natural light, while the dining room is a bit darker, but more intimate.  Maybe your favorite color is pink, and his is blue.  Maybe you can work the two together, maybe you’ll go with something completely different.

Either way, you’ve got color choices to make.  But the fun part is imagining all the possibilities.  You can find lots of blogs out there to help with your wedding planning, but these two are recent favorite finds that are modern, fresh and fun.

The Perfect Palette is a “a wedding blog dedicated to helping you find the perfect color palette for your wedding” and { design seeds } which is a great palette collection, not wedding-specific, but great nonetheless!

{ design seeds }  Search palettes by color collection, season, or color.  |  design-seeds.com

The { design seeds } creator is known for “tracking and forecasting emerging palette combinations, and has extensive experience in trend, brand, color and materials that has made for a unique skill set differentiating her approach to design.”  We like that it’s not all weddings, but still very interesting.

{ design seeds }  Search palettes by color collection, season, or color.  |  design-seeds.com

The Perfect Palette is all about weddings, and even reading the descriptions next to the palettes bring new inspiration to fuel your creativity!  If you need more help than these sites can give, give us a ring, or shoot us an email, and let’s talk about that dream wedding you’re thinking about, but not quite sure how to work it all together.  Yes, we know it can be overwhelming.  That’s why we’re here.

The Perfect Palette Blog |  chrissy@theperfectpaletteblog.com

Now, once you’re checking out these sites, you could have your Minigroup ideas group open, or could be making a collection of palettes using your multiurl tool to send to your wedding planner, best friend or planning buddy.  Either way, you now have ways to share this information, keep it private, and get stuff done!

// visit { design seeds } and The Perfect Palette

PS – We’ll put together some color palettes from weddings from this summer, so stay tuned for those as they happen.  Or, submit yours to us via our Contact page for consideration on this blog!

[river Trip] Choose Your Liquid. the Mighty Arkansas, the Blue or the Upper Colorado?

If you’re lucky enough to get married in the mountains, then you need to schedule in a little adventure while you’re here.  Whether it’s climbing a fourteener, biking the bike path or some of the epic singletrack around, there’s something for everyone in Summit County, Colorado.

For folks that are water people, watch the video below.  It’s just a sample of what you can experience.  And yes, you’ll even have a chance to join the prestigious Arkansas River Swim Team just like I did.  It’s not that bad, but definitely talk to the experts before hitting any whitewater.  There are also family-oriented and kid-friendly options.  The video below is a moderate to advanced trip.  Once again, call my friends at The Adventure Company with any questions!

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//  Team Girtman of Studio Kiva produced this video and now has yet another river trip and the stories, bonding and memories from that time on the water.  Check out Studio Kiva’s wedding website here and their Facebook page here.

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