Katy and Bart’s River Bottoms Ranch wedding didn’t disappoint! Loved ones traveled in from all over, including their sweet goldendoodle pup named Noodle. Mountain views offered an incredible experience and their vendors created a lovely mix of natural yet elegant vibes inside the light filled barn where they enjoyed dinner and partied. Visually and emotionally their wedding was incredible and one I’ll never forget.
One of my favorite parts of the wedding was how their day began. Upon arrival Katya’s friend, Yael, guided the bridal party in meditation. Their intent was to begin the day in a way that was both energizing and nurturing for Katya. She also wanted to give back to her loved ones who have loved and supported her. During the meditation each bridesmaid would sit across from her, hold hands, and give her a blessing. A good vibe, wish, optimistic hope. In the Jewish tradition brides have an extra special power on their wedding day, so Katya gave right back. She welcomed her bridesmaids to ask for something they needed in their own lives. This set a beautiful tone that remained through the day.
Their ceremony was emotional with many readings from loved ones and personalized vows. The overall vibe of their wedding felt very calm and natural, progressing into a full on party as the day went on. They even invited us along to their after party where they treated us as friends and let us capture some of the craziness that followed.
I’m deeply grateful for clients like Katya and Bart who want loved ones to have just as great of a time celebrating as they’re having. Couples who fully live in the moment and celebrate with meaning and passion. It was a day where we celebrated with them well past midnight and didn’t want it to end.
Venue: River Bottoms Ranch
Planner: Melissa Fancy
Photographer: Elisha Braithwaite Photography
Floral: Artisan Bloom
Catering: Culinary Crafts
Videographer: Jeremy Anderson Films
Hair/Makeup: Lesley Lind
Stationary: La Happy Design
Live Musicians: Strings of Elegance
Band: The Salamanders
Perfume: Le Labo