Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Jen Causey-Kidder
Jen Causey-Kidder February 04, 2015

DIY Wedding | Phil + Jessica

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“Phil and Jess have been friends of ours for years. When we met with them about their wedding, to say we got wildly excited to shoot it was an understatement. We’ve found we always get the best stuff of a couple when you know them and their style well. Their love, constant laughter and smiles shined through all day which made for a very fun and exciting shooting experience. This wedding was absolutely beautiful and went off without a hitch. A big thank you to the ever amazing coordinator, Jessica Adler from JA Special Events, Statice Floral and everyone else involved. Ten Mile Station was just incredible and that scenery is truly one of a kind. Thank you, you two for letting us be a part of it! We only hope you love the photos as much as we do!” – Brinton Studios

Dress and yellow wedding bouquet
Wedding ring shot
Bride getting ready
Dad handkerchief gift
Awesome navy and white striped bridesmaid dresses
Beautiful bride
Awesome navy and white striped bridesmaid dresses
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Groom getting ready
Succulent and billy ball bouts
Groom and scotch
Navy groomsmen and yellow ties
Groom socks
Gorgeous bride to be
Awesome first look!
Twirling the bride
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Happily Ever After wedding sign
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Ring bearer with his custom pillow
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Black and white bridal portrait
Met. Engaged. Wedding date sign.
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Wooden framed seating cards
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Dancing shoes = flip flops
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge
Yellow chevron cake table
First dance
Dip the bride
Happy little ring bearer
Yellow DIY wedding in Breckenridge

What is your favorite wedding day memory?

Probably when my Dad gave his welcome speech – so nice to hear him talk about our relationship, how much he loves Phil and how proud he is of me. I also loved our ceremony, it was the most perfect, blue sky Colorado day and having everything come together all in that moment, looking out to see all of our family and friends was just perfect.

What did you DIY for your wedding?

So much! Everything from the Burlap Bow “Reserved” signs to our Chalkboard “Welcome” sign – my Mom had her hand in helping with so many personal DIY details! She took a flower girl basket that I carried in my Uncle’s wedding when I was 4 and added lace and yellow ribbon for Phil’s niece Zamora to carry!!! She also was able to custom make Dominic’s ring bearer pillow with pinecones and ties to hold our rings and it had a screen print of a photo on Phil and I on the top! Such a great keepsake.For the table numbers we took photos of Phil and I from each age 1-15 and my Mom put the photos in custom wood frames along with rustic barn numbers! So many guests made it around to every table to see every photo! Our wedding planner, Jessica Adler coordinated custom, Colorado barnwood frames which also worked as our place cards. So people found their table with the name in the frame and we left a note in the back so they knew to take the frame home to put a memory of the day inside!

Something old, new, borrowed and blue?

Yes! My old was vintage Eisenberg earrings gifted to me by Barb Walker, the mother of one of our groomsmen, Geoff Walker. She never had a daughter so all of the women who her son and son’s best friends married are gifted a piece of her jewelry that she collected from the 1940’s and I just love my earrings!

My borrowed was a Tiffany heart and pearl bracelet from my Mom. It was something my sister and I gifted to her long ago and she lent to me to ear for the day. My Dad helped me put it on! I was shaking from nerves so I needed his help!

My blue was the bottom of my Betsey Johnson shoes! The perfect touch!

Any advice for brides currently in the planning process?

We wanted to make the experience for our guests one they would never forget, so remember the little details, focus on making it a party and a celebration and a great wedding planner like Jessica Adler makes everything 150% easier. Also, photos are so important and loving the style of your photographers will make sure every time you look back on the day there is a new detail you see for the first time, and they always bring a smile to your face – Brinton Studios were PERFECT for us! – Jessica, the bride

Event Credits

Photographer: Brinton Studios // Venue + Catering: Ten Mile Station // Wedding Planner: JA Special Events // Flowers: Statice Floral // Cake: Kelley Kakes // Officiant: Groom's Brother-in-law, Josh Coe // Music: Dave Kreider // Transportation: Fresh Tracks // Dress: Alvina Valenta #AV9307 from Anna Be // Bridesmaid dresses: Bella Bridesmaids // Hair: Jess Durado with Matthew Morris // Groom's suit: Hugo Boss, Red Label // Men's attire: BLACK by Vera Wang from Men's Wearhouse // Ties: Tie Bar // Guestbook: Two One Photography

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