Summer

Two dapper grooms come together in an epic-views, modern-lined and masculine meadow ceremony at Park City Mountain Resort. THE COUPLE Alec (an athletic event producer from Orem) & Blake (a commercial real estate pro from Sandy) met online in a modern fairytale, and dated for 18 months before Blake pulled off an epic surprise proposal, complete with the pair's dogs, hundreds...
Sarah & Tyler August 31, 2019  Private Residence Tamarack, ID After a sealing at the Meridian Idaho Temple, Sarah and Tyler celebrated with a dreamy, meadow-magic ceremony at a private residence in Tamarack, ID. Bubbling over with elegant, organic and nearly whimsical  foraged wedding floral placements, the berry-accented décor immediately draws the eye. THE DÉCOR The largely Utah-based party pro team (including Kindred Rising Events,...
A perfectly rustic celebration at Solitude Mountain proves the perfect fit for two east coast mountain lovers.  THE COUPLE  Photos by Grey Giraffe Photography. Coworkers-turned-lovers, Jaime and Danny nurtured their love for two and a half years before getting engaged atop a snowy peak in the Cascade Mountain range. Danny got down on one knee after leading his soon-to-be bride-to-be across a...
A charmingly chic celebration featuring all-Ogden vendors shows off the rustic flair of this mountain-loving couple. The Couple Alyssa and Tracy, a pair of introverts, met online. When they finally met up in person, they discovered they had loads in common: they both had family in Kansas, love hiking and the outdoors! Tracy is an avid snowboarder, and Alyssa is a...
Anna Adondakis and Stauss Paulos traditional Greek Orthodox Ceremony made for an unforgettable and far from ordinary backyard bash.   THE COUPLE  Sparks between Anna and Stauss ignited in high school, but the fire didn’t flare until Anna moved back to Utah from Boston College. Four months later, Stauss treated Anna to a downtown date during which he popped the question. It...
Gatherist’s Emmily Jones and photographer Erin Kate offer five tips for creating uncomplicated-yet-dynamic design.  After six years of hopping cities—from Stanford University in Palo Alto where they met, to Chicago and Pittsburgh where they separated for medical school, then living apart again while she spent time in Nigeria—Liese and Jordan finally couple-matched for residency at the University of Utah. After...
Linnea Gies & Chas Goodman Red Pine Lodge, Canyons Park City September 9 Photographs by Grey Giraffe This Park City wedding doesn't look like the others.  The couple -with help from Hoopes Event- used rugs, florals and risotto to bring in all of the vibrant, late-summer colors they loved.  THE COUPLE “We met tandem skydiving. No, just kidding,” jokes bride Linnea, who actually met her...
Simple, classic and elegant – all perfectly describe this day of love and romance. With a fresh, modern take on a traditional style, this backyard bash combined outdoor florals with detailed French décor to create the perfect summer wedding. THE COUPLE Jared and Eden originally met in junior high. The two were friends throughout high school, but never dated until they...
Brynn Peterson & Jason Cook Salt Lake City LDS Temple + Private Residence, Peoa September 7 Photographs by Heather Nan    Rachel Ellen Events had no problem when given the opportunity to utilize the natural beauty of Riversong Ranch, a place near and dear to the bride. With romantic minimalism in mind, the reception perfectly complimented the scenery as well as the couple. THE COUPLE Brynn...
Taylor & Kirk Baguley seal the deal in a beautifully rustic wedding celebration at Sportsman's Paradise at White's Ranch in Paradise, Utah. Photos by Kevyn Bruce.  THE COUPLE  After a blissful year as high school sweethearts, Kirk decided to make his relationship with Taylor ring-official. On a weekend trip to San Diego, he convinced Taylor to go skydiving with him. Kirk...