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Ever dreamed of getting married while being surrounded by the magnificent landscape of the Colorado mountains? Feeling the summer breeze as you say “I do”? Or simply letting your story unfold into a wild romantic tale infused with a rustic flair? As a wedding photographer, I am blessed to capture nuptials in beautiful places that leave a strong impression on me. One of such was this summer Deer Creek Valley Ranch wedding.
If you are searching for a venue that oozes timeless beauty, and boasts scenic views all around, definitely check out Deer Creek Valley Ranch! This grand estate stretches over 165 acres of breathtaking meadows. It’s also encircled by woodlands and mountain ranges. However the scenery is just one of the reasons why it will lure you in. The owners were actually inspired by their own love story! So they decided to turn this historic property into a beautiful venue with so many modern amenities. This also means that every detail of your wedding dreams is going to be handled with the utmost care. The owners value personalized attention, and honor their own marriage with each wedding they host.
This was especially evident through Stephanie and Andrew’s summer wedding! I had the honor of capturing their special day, and the joy and ease of the whole celebration were so wonderful! The couple immersed themselves into sharing happiness with their family and friends without a single worry. Not to mention how they added unique touches that honored them, such as a charm on Stephanie’s bouquet in honor of her grandmother.
The weather that day was phenomenal which elevated the charm of their summer soirée. Lots of laughter and emotions infused the air as everyone savored precious memories. But regardless of whether it is going to be sunny or rainy for your own wedding, the Deer Creek Valley Ranch wedding venue has several indoor and outdoor spaces where you can seamlessly tailor your special day. For ceremonies, they have magical spots such as:
– the Pine Cathedral with natural boulders to frame your big moments
– a romantic Lake-side Gazebo
– or Mountain Bridge Meadow that offers unparalleled views upon Mount Rosalie.
Each of these locations have a unique allure that looks amazing in photos! (and is a photographer’s dream)
For in-between moments like the cocktail ceremony, the Hearth or the Fireside Patio will be an amazing host with its fun lawn games! Plus, it has a grand fireplace and a whimsical illuminated space that looks absolutely dreamy for first dance moments. To proceed towards your reception, you can host it either in the elegant Homestead Tent Ballroom or at the charming rustic Barn dating back to 1862. Stephanie and Andrew chose to host their reception in the cozy barn.
The Deer Creek Valley Ranch wedding venue has amazing amenities that can include a visit with the horses on the property, and exploring the grounds – which my couple and their guests adored! Furthermore, there are lounges, luxury accommodations, luxury suites for your preparations, even an Ultimate Man Cave with many games like pool tables and foosball. However one of the most impressive offers is that they have all-inclusive packages to completely plan and realize your wedding day – without any hassle.
The beauty of the Deer Creek Valley Ranch wedding venue is hard to put into words, so I hope that the wedding photos of my couple have portrayed its unique feel.
Venue: Deer Creek Valley Ranch
Planning: Anna Rae Events
Florals: Boulder Blooms
To discover more stories, and view more wedding inspiration, browse through my other blog posts!
Still in need of a wedding photographer? Be sure to learn more, then inquire about how I can capture your best day ever.
Need a wedding planner? Check out the following posts about some awesome CO planners:
A Q&A with Privé Events: CO’s Premiere Wedding Planners
KAE Design Co. : Luxurious Colorado Wedding Planning
Interested in checking out other barn wedding venues? Check out this post about the rustic Younger Ranch (they have cows!) and read more about the classic Flying Horse Ranch (they ALSO have cows!) here! And finally… 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Crooked Willow Farms Wedding!