This fall wedding at Powderhorn Ski Resort was graced with perfect weather. The colors up on the Mesa were amazing, even this time of the season when they normally are more faded out. We even lucked out with no snow! We started the day with getting ready, where I had my first wedding where the bride was doing the hair for the group. Everyone made jokes about how she was working on her own wedding day. The bride had a vision for her day, though, and wanted everything just right! She even handmade the sashes for her and her daughters’ dresses.

The day was decorated in soft blush tones and gold accents, which went beautifully with the gold aspens around Powderhorn. Their children were a huge part of their day as well. The girls scattered fall leaves down and the boys stood to watch their mom walk down the aisle. After exchanging their own vows, the couple offered vows to the others’ children promising to be a strong role model and constant presence in their lives. The two eldest even signed as witnesses on their marriage license! A seat was also saved at the ceremony and a special table at the reception for the bride’s mother, who was there through the whole day in spirit. The handmade bouquet with beautiful brooches and detailing even held an image of her mom so she could carry her with her all day.

The reception was tons of fun as a few guests had special surprise toasts for the couple. From the song from the Wedding Singer, to a rap about how the two had met, there were lots of laughs and plenty of tears. The kids tore up the dance floor all night long! We also played the shoe game at one point, which brought lots of laughs. Alongside the cake for cutting were cupcakes and goodies, including Italian cookies her family told me she loved growing up. Check out my favorite moments from their Fall Wedding at Powderhorn Ski Resort:

Fall Wedding at Powderhorn Ski Resort | Gold wedding rings and pearls on a blush lace dress Handmade wedding bouquet with brooches Groom getting ready with help from his brothers The couples' children with golden aspens in background Bride doing the bridesmaids hair Groom and groomsmen portraits in the yellow aspen trees Groom and groomsmen portraits in the yellow aspen trees Bride puts in her earrings while getting ready Bride does her own hair for her wedding Bridesmaids praying before the ceremony Bride and groom snuggle in a fall aspen grove Fall wedding arch Bride and groom's kids walk down the aisle Groom's reaction as the bride walks down the aisle Bride and groom exchange rings Seat saved for bride's late mother Bride and groom make promises to each other's children Bride and groom's kids walk down the aisle Bridal party and bride & groom's kids Full blended family photo Bride and groom dance among the fall aspen trees Wedding party fall photos at Powderhorn Bridesmaids laughing at Powderhorn First dances Bride and groom share their first dance Bride and groom on the ski lift at Powderhorn Wedding toasts at Powderhorn Ski Resort Wedding toasts at Powderhorn Ski Resort Wedding toasts at Powderhorn Ski Resort Fall Wedding at Powderhorn Ski Resort | Bride and groom play the Shoe Game at the reception Bride and groom cut the cake Bride and groom's eldest children witness on the marriage certificate Reception dancing and doing shots Black and white photo of bride and groom dancing Bride and groom kiss with the full valley scene below

Wedding Vendors:

Dress Shop: Davids Bridal
Suit/Tux Shop: Men’s Wearhouse 
Cake Designer: Bee Sweet Bakeshop
Venue: Powderhorn Ski Resort

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