Whimsical Elegant Denver University Club Wedding

When we learned that Kayla and Alex had begun their journey together at a hot air balloon festival, we were so inspired to find a way to incorporate this fanciful image, as well as their love of travel, into their elegant Holy Ghost Church wedding, with the wedding reception at the Denver University Club. Our imagination ran free as we conjured up a dozen ways to bring this flight of fancy into the decor and overall feel of the wedding. The crowning jewel was a beautiful lighted hanging hot air balloon sculpture created by Scott Hittleman, of Lighting by Scott, which we hand draped with fabric in the couple’s colors of cream, purple, and gold, and festooned with flowers.

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The balloon hung directly over the dance floor, and added such magic to the rich wooded atmosphere of the beautiful University Club. We added touches of whimsy throughout – vintage travel postcards we scattered on the dinner tables, vintage suitcases held the cake and escort cards, and hot air balloon cake pops complemented the cake table. Kayla herself made adorable hot air balloon centerpieces, which were filled with flowers by Love Letters Floral. 20160409_162934_001 20160409_172117_00120160409_164150_001We also wanted to honor Alex’s recent graduation from the firefighter academy and added something just for him – a getaway transportation in the form of a vintage firetruck!20160409_145515 20160409_145451_001The couple had huge fun cruising downtown Denver in the open air cab!

Event Planning & Design :: Save the Date! Events
Venue :: Denver University Club
Photographer :: Studio JK Photography (not shown)
DJ :: Quality Mobile Sound
Guitarist & Bagpiper :: Michael Lancaster
Floral :: Love Letters Floral 
Linens :: Chair Covers & Linens
Lighting and Decor :: Jennifer Bohl; Lighting by Scott
Hair & Makeup :: Beauty on Location Studio
Cake/Desserts :: Azucar Bakery; Ooey Gooey
Transportation :: Bill Hoeft (Firetruck); A Advantage Limousine

Denver Weddings | Kelsey & Jeremy



We loved working with Kelsey and Jeremy to plan their winter wedding in downtown Denver.  After researching many venues, they chose the Central Presbyterian Church for the ceremony and the University Club for their reception.   We worked together to develop a blue and silver color palette and incorporated a tree motif into the design.  We truly enjoyed working with these two and wish them the absolute best wishes.

Thank you to our outstanding team of Denver wedding vendors:

Intricate Icings – cake design, groom’s cake and favors

Plum Sage Flowers– floral design

Lionsgate Designs – brooch bouquet

Great Time DJ – reception entertainment

Girls and Curls – hair styles

Makeup by Janine – makeup

Becky Young Photography – photography

Event Rents – silver chivari chair rentals

You can see more gorgeous images from this winter wedding on Becky Young’s photography blog.   Kelsey and Jeremy’s downtown Denver wedding was also featured on Mile High Bride last week!

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