Sanctuary Colorado Wedding Lauren Ashley Studios

A Breathtaking Wedding in Colorado

September 9, 2023




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Love has a beautiful way of finding us in the most unexpected places, and for Jessica and Parsia, it happened in a cozy bar where they crossed paths, leading to a whirlwind romance that would ultimately lead to their breathtaking wedding in Colorado at the Sanctuary Resort. Their story is one filled with enchanting moments, an undeniable connection, and an abundance of love.

How It Started

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Jessica and Parsia’s love story began with a chance meeting at a local bar. Fate had a plan, and as they say, when you know, you know. By their third date, they officially became a couple, solidifying the deep connection they shared. Their love blossomed over two and a half years, setting the stage for the beautiful journey they would embark on together.

A Beautiful Proposal

Parsia’s proposal to Jessica was nothing short of magical. In San Francisco, after a stroll through a beautiful museum, he led her to the backyard of a mansion. There, under the shade of a rose tree, Parsia asked the question that would change their lives forever. With the tranquil sound of water in the background, their love story reached a new chapter, and Jessica said yes.

A Radiant Dress

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Choosing the perfect wedding dress is a momentous decision for any bride, and Jessica’s journey was no exception. After a visit to Bridal Collection, she found herself enamored with a particular dress. It lingered in her thoughts long after the appointment, prompting her to return the next day to make it her own. Her wedding dress was a reflection of her timeless beauty and grace, embodying her radiant spirit.

The Dream Wedding

The Sanctuary Resort in Colorado set the stage for a wedding day that surpassed all expectations. The entire event was a dream come true. Sanctuary’s picturesque backdrop providing the perfect canvas for their love story to unfold. Jessica and Parsia’s favorite moments included the heartfelt ceremony and the anticipation leading up to it. The evening continued to be a source of joy, marked by a memorable dinner and a lively reception that kept everyone on their feet.

Words of Wisdom

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Reflecting on their wedding day, Jessica and Parsia have valuable advice to share with future couples. They emphasize the importance of allocating ample time for photos before the ceremony. A longer photography session at the Sanctuary venue would have allowed them to capture more moments with loved ones. They also recommend starting photos early in the day to ensure everything runs smoothly.

Honeymoon Bliss

Following their Sanctuary Resort wedding, Jessica and Parsia embarked on a memorable journey to Cancun, where they celebrated another wedding. Their official honeymoon awaits in the coming year, promising adventure and romance in Italy, Spain, and Bali. As they savor the early days of married life, they eagerly anticipate starting a family, feeling blessed and grateful for the love they share.

In the enchanting tale of Jessica and Parsia’s love, we find inspiration and beauty. Their Sanctuary Resort wedding, marked by cherished moments and heartfelt advice, sets an example for couples embarking on their own journey of love and commitment. May their story continue to inspire and remind us that love is a truly magical and timeless force.

We Would Love to be Your Chicago Wedding Photographer

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It would be an honor to become a part of your wedding team, and create that timeless keepsake of your big day you’ll love forever. Myself and my team of Chicago wedding photographers at videographers at Lauren Ashley Studios will go above and beyond to capture the atmosphere of your special occasion, and share it with passion and authenticity.

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