A Modern Wedding in Devner, CO

When Katy moved to Colorado, she was just 13 and had no idea she would marry the cute boy in her new church youth group. By the time Katy was a junior

When Katy moved to Colorado, she was just 13 and had no idea she would marry the cute boy in her new church youth group. By the time Katy was a junior, she and Bryan were dating. The Bride Katy Carter, 21, a student The Groom Bryan Roberts, 23, a high school teacher and coach The Date July 25 Three-and-a-half years later, she woke up next to a letter from Bryan, preparing her for a day of pampering. At the spa, Katy was given another letter leading her to her bedroom closet, where a new dress was waiting. More letters followed from family members, sending her around town to the couple’s favorite spots. When she arrived at the park where she and Bryan had shared their first kiss, Bryan was on bended knee, waiting with a ring.

Katy and Bryan found the perfect floral-patterned invitations to match their fun black, white, and green color palette on Etsy.com.
Heavy rain almost ruined the newlyweds’ grand exit. Luckily the sky cleared just in time for guests to light their sparklers!
A refreshment stand offering iced lemonade and cucumber water greeted guests as they entered the ceremony site.
Katy and Bryan cut into a three-tiered cake iced with green buttercream and adorned with black-and-white damask ribbon. Elegant bunches of green orchids and hypericum berries mimicked the other floral details of the day.
Apple green fans kept guests cool under the hot July sun.
Bryan matched his bride's bouquet with a white orchid and green hypericum berry boutonniere.
Yellow and green up-lighting gave the white walls of the reception space a fresh glow. Small square vases of green hydrangeas, spider mums, and hypericum berries popped against the black-and-white damask tablecloths.
Katy loved her white and green bouquet of hydrangeas, orchids, and hypericum berries. An ivory satin ribbon stitched with the wedding date and adorned with her great grandmother's blue earrings personalized the bouquet.
The guys' ties were another big Etsy.com score. The black and green stripes jazzed up their white button-down shirts, black slacks and black Converse shoes.