Venue Highlight: Brush Creek Ranch

While we love Colorado — it is, of course, the place we call home! — there’s so much more to the mountains than just our state. Those spectacular views, the warm hospitality, and the hidden spots perfect for celebrating love and romance abound across the West, and getting out to explore and celebrate all over this amazing part of our country is one of our team’s favorite things to do. At the top of our list of places we’re dying to work, just a few hours north of the Bella office, is the absolutely gorgeous Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming. Continue reading

Carey and Taylor’s Keystone Ranch Wedding

Carey and Taylor have know each other since high school but it wasn’t until the end of college that Carey realized (Taylor knew all along) that they were meant to be married. Their love, their sweet families enthusiasm and the sorority sisters cheers made this a powerful event. Congratulations Carey and Taylor!

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Carey’s gorgeous freckles and red hair were styled beautifully by Christy Ogden.

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A friend traded their notes before the ceremony- so close but not a look until she walked down the aisle.

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The guitarist played Tom Petty’s “Here Comes My Girl” for the bridal processional.

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The Keystone Ranch is one of my favorite locations for a Colorado photo shoot. The old miners’ cabins and the meadow grass are just lovely.

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We installed a latte tent liner and embellished with a grapevine valance around the interior perimeter and glowing grapevine balls in the ceiling.

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The Team:

Event Design and Planning: Bella Design and Planning

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Keystone Ranch

Officiant: Pastor Paul Pfotenhauer

Photography: Marianne Brown Photography

Florist: Bloom

Lighting and Drapery:  Pink Monkey Solutions

Hair & Makeup: Colorado Makeup and Hair

Invitations: Richard’s Notebook

Ceremony Musician: Darren Skanson Trio

Reception Musician: Raising Cain