Two incredibly down-to-earth and fun-loving people that I am honored to call friends of mine tied the knot last October on a brilliant day in Estes Park. Sarah and Nick were married at The View Restaurant at The Historic Crags Lodge and I had the privileged of creating the beautiful florals for this special event.
I have known Sarah for more than five years now, ever since she moved to Colorado in 2009. Sarah is an uber athlete – she is part of a triathlon group and she partakes in all kinds of outdoor activities. She also loves a good happy hour deal, she will dance anywhere there is music, and she will turn back after crossing the finish line of a race to run (again) the last mile with me, while pushing me to run harder then I ever would run on my own, just so I can finish strong and with an even better race time. She is one of the most genuine people I have ever met.
Nick is also incredibly active, in addition to being wonderfully personable and easy going. Sarah and Nick make a great couple. Their proposal story is probably one of the most touching and unique stories that I have ever heard. A month before Nick proposed the topic of one of the old Life Saver commercials from the 80’s came up; the one where a little boy asks the little girl to marry him and gives her a Life Saver. Afterward, Nick got a red Life Saver, put it in a ring box, and carried it around with him for a month while waiting for the right time to pop the question to Sarah. How cute is that?!?!
For her bouquet, Sarah chose a beautiful combination of sunflowers, solidago, daisy mums, billy balls, white snapdragon, Queen Anne’s lace, and Israeli ruskus. We added white Life Savers on a satin ribbon at the base of the bouquet for a sentimental and meaningful touch, as the theme of Life Savers was carried throughout the wedding. Nick’s boutonniere was made from white snapdragon, billy balls, Queen Anne’s lace, and Israeli ruskus.
Thank you to Brian of Brian Paul Mallik Photography for all the beautiful pictures. Not only did Brian do a wonderful job photographing the flowers, but but I absolutely love all the joy and emotion that he caught on camera. Happiness is so incredibly beautiful. Sarah and Nick, you both look stunning!
I am so grateful to have created the floral arrangements for this wedding, but even more-so to have been a guest. Sara and Nick, you two are the best!
Photography: Brian Paul Mallik Photography