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Have you seen The Secret Life of Walter Mitty? Truth be told, I haven’t seen it in years but what I remember is that he goes on TONS of unexpected adventures. … and this photographer is who you want if you’re an adventurous soul who wants to capture meaningful, unposed moments. Basically a much cooler […]

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Ready for Adventure: Canadian Wedding and Adventure Photographer Bobbi Barbarich

Have you seen The Secret Life of Walter Mitty? Truth be told, I haven’t seen it in years but what I remember is that he goes on TONS of unexpected adventures. … and this photographer is who you want if you’re an adventurous soul who wants to capture meaningful, unposed moments. Basically a much cooler […]

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De Vere Tortworth Court Hosts Kate Middleton-Inspired Wedding at in South Gloucestershire

De Vere Torthworth Wedding “Set on the spectacular grounds of De Vere Tortworth Court, this shoot was inspired by the elegant English Countryside featuring a classic white and green color palette.” From Sandra Armenteros, photographer I don’t know why, but anytime I think of England I get definite Parent Trap vibes — probably because EJ […]

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All About Vail Wedding Planner: Kelly Karli Weddings and Events

So you’re planning your Vail wedding?! Whether you’re late to the game like me and have *just now* started watching Ted Lasso, or have been obsessing since the beginning… You probably remember Ted’s son gifting him army men to keep him safe in England. Which Ted then proceeds to give to others who might need […]

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Personalize your Wedding: Nine Lovely Weddings that Should Have a Painting

Wait, personalize your wedding in the same place as a Ted Lasso reference? Absolutely, yes. Are you sick of my Ted Lasso references yet?  Ted and Coach Beard enter the locker room of AFC Richmond for the first time … Anyone who’s ever been in a locker room knows it’s stinky as all get out — […]

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FEATURED on Kelly Karli Weddings and Events Blog

Kelly Karli of Kelly Karli Weddings and Events is an expert wedding planner based in Vail, Colorado, serving Colorado and destinations worldwide. This Colorado Wedding planner knows ALL THE DETAILS about making your day personalized and how to do it in the mountains. As a not only incredibly talented designer, this resident of Vail understands […]

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Emily in Paris IRL — Paris + Destination Photographer Courtney Bowlden

While Julien does NOT appreciate the assists from Emily Cooper… In season 3 of Emily in Paris she makes it abundantly clear that she believes good work happens with a team. She gives up her own ideas for the sake of others— just to ensure their success. As I was looking back on insights (literally, […]

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Picasso, the Million Dollar Napkin, and Live Event Painting

I get asked a lot, “But HOW do you paint it so fast!? And make it look so easy?” And this is an answer I’ll be diving into this week, so for part 1, let’s chat about the deep work involved by using a Picasso story as example. The story goes like this: Picasso was […]

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Taylor Swift and Fine Art

It’s no secret Taylor Swift is one of the most dynamic music sensations of all time. She even just recently became the FIRST artist to knock everyone else off the Billboard Top 10 with her latest release, Midnights. So, when T-Swift fans went into battle yesterday for tickets and Ticketmaster couldn’t take the heat, what […]

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THE BEST CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, in my humble opinion…

“BUT I DON’T WANT THAT.” Let’s back up. 7 year old Courtney loved Barbies, American Girl dolls, board games, card games (not Old Maid — a story for another time), Disney princesses and reading. 7 year old Courtney did NOT like the idea of getting a CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT instead of a TOY. (Seriously, Mom?) We […]

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3 Deeply Intentional Ways to Honor Your Wedding Day

“Everything was so special and I could see how much care had been taken. It was just wonderful to open up the envelope and find some beautiful special memories committed to paper and so stunningly interpreted. We really feel like you captured the feeling of the day, the tones and the dreamy quality. We adore […]

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