Decor

French elegance in Utah? Oui. Alexia Nilsen shows off Utah-born European flair in a styled shoot at the gorgeous Wadley Farms.  Est-ce que to parles français? You don't have to speak French to understand the enchanting style. No other country masters the art of understated sophistication quite like France. How exactly do the French do it? Up-and-comer photographer Alexia Nilsen...
The devil is in the details, especially for Donna Urban, owner of 4U Ranch. Urban, the planner-turned-venue-owner leaves no stone unturned when it comes to hosting weddings at the 4U Ranch, a 75-acre riverside property in Peoa that Donna and her husband Gary opened last year. Top to bottom, the luxe ranch offers a riverside ceremony site, a spacious barn...

Rock Star Diaries

Where we're going, there are no rules.  "Don't be afraid of color" is the number one thing Chris Lavoie wants to tell couples. The Silver Summit Events founder teams with his favorite cast of creatives to show off the power of rich color, edgy textiles and vibrant blooms. He shares tips and tricks creating an avant-garde Utah party style. Define Your...
A swanky downtown locale sets the scene for a city-chic celebration. There's something magical about cocktail hour. Bubble pouring, music floating through the air, everything–and everyone–glowing in anticipation of what's next. What seems mystical is, in fact, a strategically-planned schedule executed by the talented team at Michelle Leo Events. Their leader, Michelle Cousins, shares her secrets for creating a wedding celebration...
After nine years of beautiful events, stunning spreads and fashion pioneering, Utah Bride and Groom magazine said farewell to our editor, Valerie Rasmussen, and the event pros at Decoration, Inc., Fuse Weddings & Events and Blended Table made certain she went out with a bang. February 27, 2020 Blended Table  At this soirée, the guest of honor was the theme. With a background in...
Out with the boring and in with the bold! You asked, (let’s be real, you googled) and as usual data analysis has answered. Zola, the internet’s wedding registry mecca has pored over their internal data to answer the age-old question: what’s the best gift to bring to a wedding? We know what you may be thinking… you’re close friends with the...
The inspiration all started with the bouquet. When photographer Jackie Siggard laid eyes on this massive collection of lush florals with soft pink hues, she knew that she wanted to do a shoot centered around the blooms. The result was a stunning luxury photoshoot with ample amounts of romance. "I wanted to do more of a luxury styled shoot," Siggard...

All Dressed in White

A vision in white, today's plaster-and-gesso-finished pieces deliver a fresh, hand-molded look to newlyweds' nests of all styles. 1. Alberto small single tier chandelier by Visual Comfort $1,835, Glass House SLC 2. Truro wall mirror $998 Serena & Lily, serenaandlily.com 3. Plaster No. 1 small pendant light by Hudson Valley $550, Elume Distinctive Lighting, Park City 4. Greta drinks table by Currey & Co  curreyandcompany.com/ See website...
  From-the-garden inspiration for the big day No one knows Utah wildflowers better than La Fleur’s Natalie Bernhisel-Robinson. Long before brides selected wedding blooms beyond roses, this floral designer and published author of  “The Living Wreath” was peddling her signature style focused on fresh-from-the-mountainside blooms. What’s her secret? “I incorporate blooms and herbs from my own garden,” Robinson says. “Not only...
Photographer Chelsea Shattuck works with a team of free-spirited wedding pros to create this boho-chic inspiration shoot, to help every hippie in love with planning for her perfect, playful wedding day.   The first step? Finding the perfect location. For this shoot, Chelsea romped out to Jolley's Ranch in Springville, Utah. Surrounded by trees and frolicking fields galore, the ranch is...