Moss Denver Wedding | Daisy and Lauren

I’ve technically known Daisy and Lauren for 3 years, since I put together my very first full-vendor styled shoot at Wild Basin Lodge.  Our florist for the shoot, Bella Calla, connected us and I’m so thankful she did.  Not only did we have a blast at the session, we became Facebook friends and kept up on each other’s lives.

So, I was ecstatic when Daisy and Lauren contacted me about photographing their Moss Denver Wedding in November.

Technically this was their third “wedding” as they had married before Marriage Equality passed, then had a Civil Union when unions passed in Colorado a couple of years later.  However, this wedding symbolized the final union of their two families and their five children into a solid, legal unit.

It was emotional and beautiful from start to finish.

We started the day at the Brown Palace where Daisy and Lauren got ready in the same suite.  However, they managed to avoid seeing each other in their dresses before their official first look.

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The following vendors helped make this day magical:
Photography: Jennie Crate, Photographer
2nd Photography: Trent Gillespie
Venue: Moss Denver
Catering and Planning : A Wild Thyme Catering
Florals: Tumbleweed Floral
Dresses: The Bridal Loft and Emma and Grace
Hair: Amanda Sutphin
Bakery: Nothing Bundt Cakes

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