A Golden, Colorado DIY Wedding | Storytellers Events | Colorado Wedding Planners

When one of our favorite wedding stylists asked us to be her day-of wedding coordinator, we were ecstatic!  She is co-founder of one of our favorite hair and make-up company’s- Destination Stylists, and oh so creative.

If you would like inspiration for a wedding with several DIY elements created by the bride herself, look no further.  The bride, Lauren, kept her own succulents for the centerpieces, made the flower girl dresses (yes, sewed them!), thought of monograms, hanging lanterns, mason jars, and lace and burlap to add unique details to each aspect of their wedding.   Her bridesmaids even came over for a girls night ands created homemade peach jam to give away as favors!  And they turned out delicious!

We were given all the flowers, containers, decor, and put it all together to create a cohesive whole….

One thing that is always a toss up in Colorado is the weather…and their wedding day was the first snow of the season.  They took it in stride, got out their boots and stylish wrap, and headed outdoors for snowy outdoor photo ops.

Take a look for yourself, and know that with enough time and a little creativity, you can add special details yourself.


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Yes, these were the dresses she made for her flower girls…

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Their guestbook took the form of a jenga pieces and a quilt.

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Thank you, Lauren and Joey, for allowing us to help put together the wedding you envisioned.  You are such wonderful people and best of luck to your new adventure in the Midwest!

Ceremony Location: Lookout Mountain Wedding Chapel

Reception venue:  Table Mountain Inn

Photographer: Diana Sabreen Photography

Bundt Cakes:  Nothing Bundt Cakes

Flowers:  Ruffly Rose

Hair and Make-up: Destination Stylists

Wedding Coordinator:  Storytellers Events


2 Responses to “A Golden, Colorado DIY Wedding | Storytellers Events | Colorado Wedding Planners”

  1. Lauren Perkins

    Thank you for your sweet words Cielle! You and your amazing team with Storytellers completely captured what my, sometimes crazy, mind envisioned! It was absolutely everything I wanted and MORE! And the fact that I was able hand off all of my decorations with such specific details of how I wanted everything and you made it all come to life was the biggest stress relief. I appreciate all of your hard work and attention to detail more than you know. You are truly the greatest!

    • Storytellers Events

      Thank YOU! It was so fun seeing all the details come together, and witnessing you and Joey in all your happiness that day! You’re just the best.


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