Highlighted Vendor – Carrie Swails Photography

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Company Name: Carrie Swails Photography Name: Carrie Swails When did you start your business? About 12 Years How did you start your business? I have an art degree and started using a camera to take reference photos for art pieces, and just for fun. I ended up kind of starting on a whim…

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Highlighted Vendor – Griz Entertainment

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Company Name: Griz Entertainment Name: Ryan Gruwell When did you start your business? 2005 How did you start your business? Ryan’s professional career began right out of college. After finishing up at Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) in 2004, he accepted a full-time position at MBC Grand Broadcasting. Little did…

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Highlighted Vendor – Past to Present Imaging

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Company Name: Past to Present Imaging Name: Laurie Purcell How long have you been in business? 23 Years How did you start your business? I have been a photographer for the past 32 years, but we actually started our own business 23 years ago. We started out transferring old films for people and progressed…

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Haggling with Wedding Vendors…yes or no?

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We all love a good deal, me especially. My father in law likes to comment that my uncle and I invented copper wire by fighting over a penny. I love bargains, I love manager’s specials and I love walking away from a transaction with no buyer’s remorse. But knowing when…

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Highlighted Vendor – Afternoon Delight Bakery

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Name: Ashley Buerger Company Name: Afternoon Delight Bakery When did you start your business? 2011 How did you start your business? Well, I had just graduated from college with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and was waiting to hear if I had been accepted into a Masters program in Atmospheric Sciences. When I…

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Holiday Weekend Wedding – Do or Don’t?

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There are some great aspects to planning your wedding on a holiday weekend! Typically have an extra day or two off of work Allows for more travel time for out of town guests Allows for more visiting time with guests Easy to remember your wedding date! A fun way to…

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Highlighted Vendor – Mountain Magic Media

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Company Name: Mountain Magic Media When did you start your business: 2018 How did you start your business: After nearly 7 years of professional photography on her own, Lydia asked Terren (T) to join the team as her assistant. Well, first they started dating, and Lydia needed an assistant and…

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Highlighted Vendor – Cimarron Creek Essentials, LLC

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Company Name: Cimarron Creek Essentials, LLC When did you start your business: 2010 How did you start your business: I started my company because of the needs of friends and family, plus wanting to alleviate chemicals from our daily lives. What do you love about weddings: All the tiny details…

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Highlighted Vendor – Varaison Vineyards Winery

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Company Name: Varaison Vineyards and Winery When did you start your business: 2004 How did you start your business: We began as a vineyard and winery in 2001, then added the entertainment aspect after the grapes got established. Vineyards, wine, and wineries are a natural fit for wedding celebrations. What…

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Highlighted Vendor – Small Occasions

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Company Name: Small Occasions When did you start your business: 2003 How did you start your business: Decorating at our congregation What do you love about weddings: The brides face when she sees the total setup! What is the most rewarding part of your job: Complements from all What is…

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