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Rustic Country Wedding :: {Lauren + Brian}

Cowboy boots, antlers, wagon wheels & wild flowers helped create the scenery for this rustic country wedding at the Red Lodge Mountain Golf Course. Lauren & Brian traveled all the way from North Dakota for this special event. Joined by friends & family, they were married under the Big Sky!

Rustic Country Wedding

I just love the connection between these two! Carrie is so proud of her daughter!

Rustic Country Wedding

Rustic Country Wedding in Red Lodge

Lauren & Brian kept to tradition and chose not to see each other before the ceremony. The anticipation was growing all day for both the bride & groom, but luckily they were surrounded by a very fun wedding party that kept their nerves at bay and supplied lots of laughter! Finally, after all that waiting, they were united at the beautiful archway the bride’s father had made.

Even though stormy clouds & lightning surrounded the day, that didn’t keep Lauren & Brian from getting married! All it did was create a beautiful & dramatic backdrop for the ceremony. They couldn’t wait to say, “I do” and start their life together as husband and wife!

Since their honeymoon was Jamaica, they chose the song ‘Kokomo’ by the Beach Boys for their processional. Very fitting and cute!!

And this was by far the BIGGEST extended family photo that I’ve ever taken!! So neat that they could all come!!

Introducing… Mr. & Mrs. Schwartz!! When I asked Lauren why she was so excited to marry Brian, she replied, “So I can kiss him any time I want!!”

I’ve never seen a cake topper like this before! Super cute & original!

These folks sure know how to dance!! I was so entertained by them all night! They never stopped moving!!

In addition, I’d like to give a special shout out to all the vendors at this wedding that made it an absolutely perfect day for Lauren & Brian!!

Venue: Red Lodge Mountain Golf Course

Flowers: Rock Creek Floral

Dress: David’s Bridal

Hair: Whitney Young & Mariah Anderson in Laurel

Officiant: Pastor Sam Smith from the Wesleyan Church in Joliet

Caterer & Bar: Red Lodge Mountain Golf Course

Cake: Katie’s Cakes in Belfry

DJ: Justin Lindell

Photographer: Simply Sara Photography

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