This week’s real wedding feature is coming to you from Salt Lake City, Utah. Set inside the scenic Parley’s Canyon mountains at Louland Falls, Trina and Blake had a stunningly gorgeous vintage themed wedding. Their awesome photographer Logan Walker provided us with the magnificent imagery, and IndieWeddingGuide would like to thank Trina for taking the time to provide all the juicy details.
Trina looked absolutely stunning in her Marishka Bridal salon dress which she found at .
Blake and Trina decided to do a “first look” before the ceremony. Here’s what Trina had to say about that: “Yes, we did a first look. We were so happy we did! There were so many emotions happening when we first were going to meet. It was nice to get it all out of the way so we could focus on the vows and the be in the moment during the ceremony. Plus, it gave us an opportunity to get all of the pictures out of the way so we could celebrate with our guests.”
That first look also gave them the chance to get some very fun photos at The Tavernacle. Why The Tavernacle? Turns out Blake used to be a bartender there, and that’s where the two of them first met.
As an added bonus, the Tavernacle photo location also provided an opportunity to sneak in a little wedding pre-game action.
Both the ceremony and reception were held at Louland Falls in Salt Lake City, Utah. With a view like that, I can’t imagine a more perfect spot for an outdoor mountain wedding.
Flowers were designed and provided by Blooms and Blossoms
Trina did much of the reception decor herself. She says “I used old vintage bottles, mason jars, and vintage crystal goblets that I found at estate sales and auctions to tie into the vintage rustic theme.”
She even wrapped deer antlers with silk floss for some of the centerpieces!
When asked about her inspiration for the wedding decor, Trina said: “I have always loved old, vintage things and antiques. I got a lot of inspiration off of Pinterest as well. I spent months going to estate sales and auctions to find some cool old things to decorate with. Amongst my favorite were old whiskey jugs and beautiful crystal glasses for the bar. I also tied in our love for the mountains by twigs, antlers, and dried lavender. I chose a muted palette because our location was so gorgeous and I didn’t want bright colors competing with the natural scenery. ”
The wedding favors were Kate Aspen Twig Frames and Koozies. (IndieWedding Guide tip: here’s a great place to order your own similar drink huggers: personalized drink huggers)
Midway Country Corner was the cake designer. Trina and Blake selected a simple, classic round design with wildflowers adorning it.
Trina’s advice for future brides? “Soak it all up- don’t sweat the small stuff! Enjoy the day because it flies by. I highly recommend taking pictures with your bridal party before the ceremony. Get as many pics out of the way early as possible! It allows you time to celebrate with your guests! Also, give a very specific list of songs to your DJ and communicate that it is important they are played. We gave a list to our DJ and thought that he would play most of the songs. Instead he played a lot of songs that we hated.”
Anything you wish you hadn’t worried about? “The weather, there was nothing I could do to control it and all the worrying didn’t keep the rain away. It actually was great it rained because the night was cool for dancing and the sky was amazing.”