Kristen and James' summer wedding was wonderfully simple and elegant. After saying "I Do" at the beautiful St. Mary's church in Park City, everyone made their way to the Montage for dinner and dancing with a breathtaking view. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal and danced into the night to the sounds of an amazing live band. It was a superb summer day if you ask us.
Tori and Tom's Silver Lake Lodge wedding, held in beautiful Park City, Utah, was everything you want in a mountain wedding. The navy blue, shades of pink, and gold accents served as the perfect color palette among the surrounding, lush green mountains. The rustic elegance of this wedding is exactly what we love about executing events in the mountains.
As wedding season fast approaches and those pretty little invitations find their way into mailboxes, the biggest question on everyone’s mind once they’ve opened that beautiful hand-calligraphied envelope is usually: what do I wear? Now that you’ve done your detective work and know if the dress code is black tie, semi-formal, casual, etc. … what do these terms even mean? Don’t worry! MLE can explain what all those fancy dress code terms mean.
Carly and Kevin's Sundance wedding was the epitome of Spring. With a color palette of ivory, blush pink, peach, and celadon green with bright pops of color in the form of poppies and ranunculus, this wedding is every bride's dream. Guests ended the night on the dance floor under a sea of bistro lighting to the sounds of an incredible live band.
Being prepared for unforeseen weather is often forgotten about during the excitement of wedding planning. While unpredicted weather may be the least of your worries, MLE makes sure to plan for all of the possibilities… and here is why you should too! As important as it is to have a backup plan in place, MLE knows planning for the unexpected can be a difficult challenge, so we’ve put together a comprehensive list of things you’ll want to be aware of and will most definitely need to have covered to make sure you’re ready should Mother Nature reveal her ugly side on your big day.
Jessica and Taylor's wedding, held at Publik Coffee in Downtown Salt Lake City, was the perfect expression of ethereal beauty. With a color palette of soft ivory, blush, blue, and rose-gold and the venue's amazing exposed brick, we quickly fell in love with everything about this event.
Sarah and Logan's wedding at The Grand America was elegant, timeless, and absolutely perfect for Spring. The room was filled with fresh, garden-style Spring blooms and soft candlelight, creating a romantic ambiance. After enjoying a buffet that was as beautiful as it was delicious, everyone finished the night on the dance floor.
At Michelle Leo Events, it is important for our team to stay up-to-date on everything you need to know as you plan your wedding. For this reason, MLE has created a series of educational blog posts that will cover a variety of popular topics and couples’ most frequently asked questions. To expand your knowledge of what a month-of wedding coordinator is (and isn’t) and how MLE’s month-of service might be exactly what you’re looking for, we invite you to read on as MLE presents our first post of the The Wedding Guild Series!
Featured in the March 2017 issue of Bridal Guide Magazine, Kara Leigh and Tyler Alden’s mountaintop wedding, held at a private residence in White Pine Canyon, was one of MLE’s personal favorites. This boho-chic wedding displayed an ethereal color palette in a variety of foggy-blue hues. An unforgettable highlight was the bride and groom’s grand exit as Tyler drove his motorcycle out of the house and down a porte-cochere lined by guests waving a sea full of sparklers.
Happy Valentine's Day from the MLE team! We'll take any excuse to celebrate love which makes today one of our favorite days of the year. We love looking back on this Valentine's inspired vendor party we designed a few years ago at La Caille. It's still one of our very favorites.
Invitations are arguably the most important part of the wedding planning process and at the same time, one of the most difficult aspects, too. Luckily, our friends at Aerialist Press & Foiled Invitations are here to help you create a perfectly worded wedding invitation. So if you're a bride-to-be and have no idea where to begin or maybe need just a little extra help wording your invitations, this post is for you! Continue reading to hear their expert advice.
One very important aspect of any event is the food. For our Bohemian-Desert Bridal Brunch, we worked with one of our favorite local caterers, Cuisine Unlimited, to create a colorful, flavorful, and unique menu. We absolutely love incorporating the color palette into the menu and we can always count on Cuisine Unlimited to deliver in that department. Read on to hear about how we came up with such an amazing spread.
Inspired by the colors and textures found in both Morocco and the Mediterranean, this bohemian-desert bridal brunch is the perfect way to celebrate your upcoming "I Do." We absolutely loved seeing this creation come to fruition! Take a look for yourself and be sure to grab a copy of Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine, on shelves now!
A winter wedding always calls for a bit of sparkle and Elise and Chad were completely on board. The all-white marble building, also known as the Utah State Capitol, is the epitome of classic elegance and this flowing wedding reception was designed to deliver. We love how perfectly this gold, silver, black, and white color palette could also translate into a glamorous and classic New Year's Eve party for friends and family. Take a look for yourself to gather inspiration for your own NYE get-together.
This La Caille winter wedding inspiration is the perfect combination of festive and glamorous. The color palette consisted of mint, cream, silver, and gold with just a hint of sparkle. The invitation was simple, yet elegant and had the most beautiful glitter envelope liner. We really love how this all came together and hope you do, too!
Jennifer and Keegan's Blue Sky Ranch winter wedding was all of our favorite things: classic, timeless, and romantic. Featuring winter whites along with beautiful blue hues, this winter wedding was nothing short of breathtaking. We just love the way Gideon Photography and Ryan Hinman Films captured all the amazing details of this beautiful winter day. Take a look for yourself!
Winter is here to stay in Utah and we can't think of a better way to celebrate than with some cozy winter wedding inspiration. The bride wore a faux fur vest for the perfect seasonal touch and the tabletop design consisted of a fresh green garland, pinecones, an array of candles, and more! This classic design has to be one of our favorites. Take a look for yourself. We know you'll fall in love with it just as quickly as we did!
The season of giving is upon us and in an effort to give back to our community, this year the Michelle Leo Events team has decided to support Promise South Salt Lake. Promise South Salt Lake is an organization that works to implement specialized strategies and program maps based on relevant data to provide model/evidence-based curriculums and expand learning and positive youth development opportunities that support academic, physical, civic, social, and emotional youth success.
Whitney and Taylor's winter wedding at La Caille was the perfect combination of cozy and romantic. With simple centerpieces consisting of soft blooms, candles, and pinecones, and beautiful white linens emulating the fallen snow outside, this wedding was everything good about wintertime.
Autumn is such a beautiful and captivating time here in Utah and we are sure to take advantage of it whenever we can. This bohemian wedding inspiration is no exception. With a color palette consisting of warm yellows and browns, with just a hint of burgundy, blush and pale blue, you're sure to fall in love.
Inspired by Michelle's Italian roots and the breathtaking Amalfi coast, this styled shoot is one that we hold dear to our hearts. Boasting cultural details such as artisan breads, and a variety of cheeses, Tiramisu cake, and Lady Fingers, and lush, leafy green floral arrangements, and a vespa, we transformed a little piece of our home state into an Italian dream.
We have more fall wedding inspiration coming to you in the form of a plum and copper color palette that has us swooning. Copper candlesticks, chargers, and flatware, accompanied by plum colored glassware and even deeper plum napkins atop a grey farmhouse table created a perfectly feminine setting.
We don't know about you, but here in Utah the leaves are already starting to change and the crisp fall air is making its presence known. With full-blown fall weather and weddings just around the corner, we are reminded of one of our favorite photoshoots. Prompted by the surrounding golden grove of trees, this fall wedding inspiration is bursting with both classic and timeless design elements along with some really fun pops of color.
Alexis and Dalton's Grand America Hotel wedding was nothing short of glamorous. After the couple sealed the deal at the Draper LDS Temple, friends and family made their way over to the Grand America for an elegant sit-down dinner. Upon arrival, guests were greeted by an ice sculpture of the Draper Temple and a room filled with romantic candlelight and gold gilded decor.
Amanda and Ben's rustic fall wedding was simple and elegant in all the right ways. This couple tied the knot at Sundance with a ceremony that was soft, romantic, and inspired by the natural beauty of the mountains. Guests then enjoyed a sit down dinner with table decor that mirrored the ceremony.
Emily and Bradon's Star Wars infused fall wedding was one we will never forget. Both timeless and whimsical, these Sundance nuptials were beautiful in every way. Surrounded by trees with golden leaves and their closest family and friends, this couple said "I Do" in the most amazing setting.
Adrienne and Loren's romantic ranch wedding was held on a beautiful summer day in August. Both intimate and charming, Twilight Moon Ranch was the perfect setting for this couple to say "I Do." After exchanging vows, guests enjoyed dinner and dancing under a gorgeous tidewater tent.