Best Day Ever Wedding: Sarah + Tyler

best day ever sign

Sarah + Tyler wanted everything in their wedding to be bold, artistic and quirky – my kind of couple! :) The Retreat at Angel Fire in New Mexico was the perfect venue for them since they really wanted to get married in a natural setting. Since they wanted their wedding to be centered around the celebration of two families coming together along with an exciting, but intimate night, they decided to name their wedding “Best Day Ever”. I couldn’t have picked a better name! I love all the special details they included at their wedding including: a paint-by-number station (Sarah is an art teacher), photo booth, caricatures, musician, and cigar bar. Their day truly wouldn’t have been possible without the help of all their talented family + friends who all contributed to their wedding – from building the photo booth + tables, to designing the decor + flowers, to making desserts and drinks. Congrats to Sarah + Tyler and thanks so much to Jennefer Wilson for the lovely photos!

lake

one for one shoes

first look

Tyler: Our favorite part of The Best Day Ever? First look. Hands down. It felt like I was in a fairy tale waiting for my bride to walk up behind me. I cherished having that time with her before she walked down the aisle. I was able to hug and kiss her before we had to make an appearance before all our friends and family. It was just us, which is really what it's all about.

bride and groom

amaranthus bouquet

bride and groom

bride and groom

groomsmen


The entire party wore Toms shoes and the groomsmen wear was a mix of vintage ties, J. Crew and Gap. Sarah’s gown came from Brides of Amarillo, in Texas and the bridesmaid dresses were handmade from an old family friend Lauren Samuels, owner of House of Lovely.

bridesmaids

ring bearer

forest ceremony

forest ceremony

forest ceremony

forest ceremony

vintage rentals

blanket favors

potted plant centerpiece

potted plant centerpiece

wedding program

chalkboard wedding menu

wooded reception

wooded reception

framed wall photo booth

framed wall photo booth

best day ever sign

Our advice is to try and not stress over the details and enjoy this time that you have together. Rather if it's a 3 month engagement or a 2 year engagement, time will fly by so quickly. When you make decisions in your planning, always stay true to your personality and what the both of you like. It will make your wedding day a lot more personal and memorable if you center your wedding day around the two of you. Your wedding is only one day, but your marriage will be for a lifetime. So, try and focus and remember the love that you share with one another and don't get catch up in the stress of wedding chaos.

photographer: Jennefer Wilson // venue: Retreat at Angel Fire in New Mexico // furnishings: Seasons antiques // “Best Day Ever” sign: Old World Iron Co. // florals: Thomas Greenhouse // photo booth: Christi Moore // catering: Coffee Ranch // cupcakes: Dream Cakes // band: Stew Moss // groom’s attire: Toms, J. CrewGap // bridesmaid’s dresses: Lauren Samuels

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Comments

  1. Simply amazing! Wedding in a forest – never seen something like that! Just love it! Wall for photos looks great!

  2. Love the details. The table decorations at the reception are original and that chalkboard wedding menu is cool.

  3. Your site is an inspiration in everyway!
    I just love everything I see here.
    Congratulations for the excelent job!
    <3
    Carla

  4. I really love the bouquets and the fact that she used red, a pop of color, in a otherwise neutral backgrop! Adore the details and her hair is beautiful. The bridesmaids dresses rock!

  5. I LOVE what you guys have done!! One of the most fantastic weddings indeed! I loved how all the tables were set up in a ?semicircle/circle and the fact that it didn’t rain for you with all that gear out there!

    Fabulous!

  6. Perfect idea for a wedding in nature, I’m impressed with the selection of decorations

  7. LOVE this so much, especially that adorable photo booth and incredible signage!

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