A prairie meets mountain wedding

These two grew up in Sheridan but fell in love while living on the East Coast. They came home for a celebration with their families and friends for a late summer wedding with a mountain and prairie theme. With lavender and dried prairies grass as our color scheme, I had free reign to bring in all the lovely textures August has to offer. 

It was a treat to wander a piece of property owned by the bride's family and pick native grasses and other local greenery to mix into her bouquet. In all, the bridal bouquet featured over 20 different flowers, grasses and other greenery including lisianthus, Sahara roses and eucalyptus. 

They hosted a sweet ceremony on the Polo Fields at the Big Horn Equestrian Center followed by dinner and dancing under the lights. Even with the heavy wildfire smoke in the background the day was a beauty. 

Enjoy the images below, captured by the ever talented Alissa Ferullo Photography


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A Bighorn Mountain Wedding

When I heard about the party Sean and Anastasia planned in the Bighorn Mountains, I was excited to be a part of it. A weekend of fun with their friends and family, a ceremony near the river followed by dinner and dancing under the trees. 

They wanted florals to match the mountains in June - lots of texture, bursting with green and just a hint of color. After describing their vision, they gave me free reign to make something perfect for them. 

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Photography by BHP Imaging

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A Wedding in a Cloud

The day started early, a Thursday like most others. I woke up and got ready while the rest of the house slept in the early morning darkness. Nathan and our photographer - Christian Gideon - met me at the house at 6AM and we loaded clothes and flowers and snacks for the day into the rental car. After coffee and breakfast at our favorite cafe here in Sheridan (Red Velvet) we headed off to the mountain. 

We listened to music and talked about favorite artists and told stories on our way up the mountain while I finished my makeup in the car. My two giant bouquets overflowing into our laps in the back seat while the boutonnieres rode safely in the cup holders up front. Unconventional - yes. Perfectly us!

It was a little chilly when we stopped along the side of Hwy 14. Nathan grabbed his shirt and new jeans and trucked off into the woods to change while Christian and his cameras waited across the road and I slipped into my wedding dress in the shelter of the car. We didn't prepare for the swarms of mosquitos and before I even had my dress zipped I promptly smashed one on the front of my dress. Thankfully - it wasn't full of a recent victim and we got through the rest of the day relatively unscathed. 

Christian had picked a spot in the forest for our first look. While flying by on Hwy 14 it might not look like much but the tall pines, filtered sunshine and green carpet were lovely.  

The previous weekend we'd discovered a wild meadow full of flowers. On our way there a young moose came out of the river bed and startled us all. There was a moment of silence as we watched him nervously trot across the road and disappear again. 

We then headed back to our ceremony spot. Our families would be meeting us there in a few hours but we had some more adventuring to do. After putting on some lipstick and strapping on our hiking boots we set off on our wedding day hike. 

Yes, it is steep. Yes, I did it in my wedding dress.

Yes, it is steep. Yes, I did it in my wedding dress.

After reaching the summit, the clouds quickly rolled up the mountain side and surrounded it. Perhaps one of the more magical moments in our lives. 

We returned to the foggy parking lot in time to meet our families and say our vows in a meadow. Rather than the stunning views into the valley below we were surrounded by the fog. Like a blanket wrapped around us. 

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Photography: Christian Gideon Photography
Ring: Erin Jane Designs
Earring: Blue Hour Designs
Dress: BHLD
Flowers: Whirly Girl Flowers
Location: Big Horn Mountains, WY

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