Blair and Ryan
June 23, 2017
Blair and Ryan tied the knot on June 24th at Aurum in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. With it's cozy arm chairs, modern simple style, outdoor fire pit and the sound of the river, Aurum provides a cool, chill backdrop for a wedding. It's one of my favorite venues in Steamboat - if I were to get married again, this would be my spot! Not to mention the food and service is top notch.
Blair and Ryan wanted a fun, casual wedding with as much outside as possible. Thankfully the weather worked in our favor and we were outside for the entire night including an outside dance floor and live band. Blair and Ryan enjoyed an outside ceremony on the deck overlooking the Yampa River. Cocktails, games and delicious appetizers followed ( (compressed watermelon and feta was a favorite as was the Colorado smoked salmon on blinis!) and bubbles for the kids were flowing once the official part of the day was done and dusted. The fun, casual aspect of the afternoon was further enhanced by games of corn hole on the lawn. After the obligatory photos, the newlyweds were introduced and took to the outside dance floor followed by a lovely toast from the father of the bride. Then it was time to eat! During dinner, Blair and Ryan managed to sneak away for some glorious sunset photos on nearby Emerald Mountain (it was so worth the 2 minute drive!). I love the photo of Blair throwing her bouquet in the air with just the wind to catch it. And then it was time to dance. Well, to be honest, dancing actually started at 6:30pm! Blair and Ryan didn't want to wait until the evening for the fun to begin. So while some guests were enjoying dinner, others were on the dance floor. And guests danced the night away until dark.
Jenny's photos capture the fun spirit of Blair and Ryan and their guests. I will let her photos tell the rest of the story. Enjoy! (http://www.nateandjennyweddings.com/)
Ceremony and reception location: Aurum
Flowers: Last Call
Dessert: Cassie's Mini Cupcake Bar
Musicians: Narrow Gauge
Rentals: Colorado Event Rentals
Shuttles: Steamboat Limos
'Alex helped me with my Steamboat wedding this June and I could not have done it without her! She went above and beyond, thought of every detail, and is just a super sweet person. I worried about absolutely nothing on the day of my wedding because she was so on top of everything.'