Wedding Photos: Getting Ready

Today is the day that I begin to share Preston Utley's brilliantness by way of our wedding photos with you all. He photographed our wedding on August 9, 2014 up in Breckenridge and I've never loved anything more. These are the pictures of our day as captured by him, so please... if you pin them or use them, give credit where credit is due. Let's begin with the getting ready goodness. This beauty is my dress by Essence of Australia.



Me and my girls all had robes that I got from Etsy. They wore blue and I got the pink one. treana_lawren_wedding-019 treana_lawren_wedding-020

Here, Sam and I are figuring things out like, how in the world do I get this thing on. You know... the little things.


Ahhhh. Dress is on and I have never felt more beautiful than I did in this moment in this picture right here. One of my top 10 favorites from the day. treana_lawren_wedding-027 My little Aurora flower girl thinks so too. She is sporting one of the adorable flower girl dresses Sam and I ordered from this Etsy shop! treana_lawren_wedding-040

Obviously don't even get me started on these Kate Spade blue shoes. IN LOVE. treana_lawren_wedding-046 treana_lawren_wedding-051 treana_lawren_wedding-054 treana_lawren_wedding-055

Now wait. Who is that handsome devil across the way? My LB. Stud. We rented their suits from Men's Warehouse and had the ties custom made by Knotty Tie Company here in Denver. The suits are from their new Vera Wang line and they looked awesome. treana_lawren_wedding-063 treana_lawren_wedding-065 treana_lawren_wedding-070 treana_lawren_wedding-073Double checking everything was ready to go! treana_lawren_wedding-076 treana_lawren_wedding-079

I love these two shots of my Esther and I. She's just the best person I know. treana_lawren_wedding-081 treana_lawren_wedding-082

Here's my sister, Maddie, all ready to go with our flowers! Shew! She was rescuing us all day that day... with reminders and her personal brand of amazing comedy. treana_lawren_wedding-090There's round one of wedding pictures: the getting ready at the hotel phase. You are hopefully starting to see why my wedding book was 108 pages of sheer awesomeness... Stay tuned next Friday for round 2: The Ceremony!

House Crash: Breckenridge

Since I have now picked out most of my photos for my gratitude challenge, I can finally share the house that LB and I stayed in up in Breckenridge. It was, quite simply, the nicest place I have ever laid my weary head. Great company, great wine, food, and conversation. It was a fantastic weekend and we felt so lucky to have friends that invite us to do things like this. There's LB unloading our bikes from the truck in front of the 4 car garage and the main entrance to the house. (The back deck is right behind the garage).


This is the other wing of the house (the garages are to the right).


When you walk in you see the kitchen to your left... (the kitchen was not overwhelming and was totally overshadowed by the rest of the house).


And if you look straight ahead when you walk in you see this hallway... and a few steps down the hallway if you turn left and look up, you see this...

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This is the living room to your left.



Even the windows in the garage had this kind of detail work in this house.


This is a better picture of the landing to your left that takes you to the three bedrooms upstairs.


This is the right side that is underneath the landing. It had a pool table, an X-box and another office/sitting area.


I was overwhelmed by all of the exposed wood and then I went out to the back deck, and was overwhelmed all over again.

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And this was the view from the back deck.


I'll take it! We can't wait to go back to this 9,000 feet in elevation beauty in the winter. Should be pretty decent. :)