How to Create a Pinterest-Worthy Wedding

Moab Wedding at Whispering Oaks by April Marie Events and Emily Klarer Photography

As we all know, most wedding planning starts on the amazing and inspiring Pinterest. You can jump on there to look up one little thing, then BAM!, it’s 3 hours later and you’ve created a web of boards ranging from your dream wedding to your favorite new workouts. Pinterest is an excellent tool for gaining inspiration,…

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Picking Your Wedding Theme

As wedding season 2019 starts to heat up (literally and figuratively) I start dreaming about all the amazing and beautiful things to come. I love a bold floral arrangement, mismatched anything, and I love the feeling you get when you walk into a well-executed reception and you immediately know just how the couple wanted their…

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The Truth About September Weddings…

Jason & Aneill - Firefighter wedding by April Marie Events and Amanda Matilda Photography

I have a secret to tell. A secret that, until recently, I didn’t even know was a secret. Here it is: September is THE month to have your Western Colorado wedding. It is the busiest, most popular, craziest month out of the wedding season and out of the entire year. My Septembers are a whirlwind…

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Unique Ways to Exchange Your Wedding Vows

Grand Junction Backyard Wedding by April Marie Events and Sarah Elizabeth Images

Here’s some truth for you: I love wedding ceremonies, and more than that, I love when a couple exchanges their own vows. It’s heartfelt, personal, usually a little funny, and it makes me cry every dang time. However, it can be very difficult for some couples to share those raw and deep-felt emotions in front…

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Thrifting Wedding Decor

Let’s just admit it: weddings are expensive. There are so many more pieces and parts than you ever imagine when you start out on your wedding planning journey. You have the direct fees for everything, as well as taxes, gratuity, and plenty of extra vendors (porta potties anyone?) than you might realize. Today, I want…

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The Case Against a DIY Wedding

Vista View Events Wedding by April Marie Events

Let’s get one thing straight before I dive in here- I am all about DIY. I love to take care of things myself, I like to tinker and fiddle and create things. I don’t like to call in experts, or hire people to do things that I think I can do (with the help of…

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