by Sharon Auld
Emerald Lake Lodge in Field, BC has to be one of the most beautiful, romantic places on the planet for a winter wedding! If you love nature, snow and rustic mountain lodges, you will instantly fall in love with this place. Although equally magnificent in summer, winters at Emerald Lake Lodge have a quiet, unparalled beauty that is absolutely perfect for intimate, romantic weddings.
At the January 2011 Wedding Fair in Calgary, Emerald Lake Lodge was my inspiration for a romantic, rustic winter wedding booth. It was there that I had the immense pleasure of meeting the extremely talented Kirstie Tweed of Orange Girl Photographs. I have long been a fan of her artistic talent (Kirstie’s images have been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings and Real Simple Weddings magazines, as well as some the most fabulous wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty). I was thrilled that she stopped by the Naturally Chic booth and loved all of the details we created.
Well, one thing lead to another, fast forward a couple weeks and Kirstie had arranged for this fabulous shoot to take place at one of her most favorite locations, Emerald Lake Lodge. We packed up all of the decor we hand-created for our booth and headed of to BC!
We knew we were in for some adventure…
The scene was set…
for Rustic Winter Glam
With gorgeous floral arrangements from the seriously talented Leo at Willow Haven Flower Shop…
And an incredibly awesome couple…
Mini Cashmere Handwarmers as wedding favors (staying warm is key to having fun in the snow!)…
I was not only able to work at and enjoy this magical venue, but I was able to work alongside Kirstie and the amazing team she assembled (did I say they were all the nicest people). It was a fun, snow-filled adventure and I am so sincerely grateful to have had this experience. Thank you Kirstie and Emerald Lake Lodge!
Check out Orange Girl Photographs for many more of her stunning images. Kirstie will be blogging about it all week long!
Wedding Planning and Design: Naturally Chic
Venue: Emerald Lake Lodge
Photo Credits: Orange Girl Photography
Flowers: Willow Haven Flower Shop
Hair and Make-up: Stephanie Roy from Symiotics
Real-life Couple: Suzanne and Nick
Chauffeur Services from Gerrard at Highland Executive Chauffeur
Crocheted Silver Table Runner from Great Events Group.
Decor and wood products: Naturally Chic