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Cozy Tahoe Destination Wedding at Chalet View Lodge

Mar 7, 2024

Nestled amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe serves as the idyllic backdrop for countless love stories. In this blog post, we’ll embark on a visual journey through the intimate charm and rustic elegance of a cozy Tahoe destination wedding with Jordan and Staci. Every moment of this celebration exudes warmth, love, and timeless beauty.

First off, they had an amazing “welcome party” the night before the big day and hosted their guests all weekend! Jordan and Staci were seriously the coolest couple!

The Ceremony

Staci and Jordan’s heartfelt ceremony was infused with natural beauty and serenity. Surrounded by towering pine trees and the gentle lapping of the lake’s crystal-clear waters in the background. The bride and groom exchanged vows in front of their closest family and friends. And look at their stunning florals! They also had the cutest little pup join them on their special day, really making it a family affair.

Getting Ready & Details

Now we can’t forget all the details! The earthy yet elegant tones of this wedding were to die for! And the Chalet View Lodge was such a beautiful backdrop for this gorgeous couples’ dreamy day. Everyone bustled around in the morning getting ready in this cozy lodge nestled in the heart of Tahoe’s wilderness. The sweet embraces on mothers and daughters, to the tears of joy, everything about this morning was sentimental and sweet. Peep the cute puppy again!

The Wedding Party

These wedding party photos were so much fun! Everyone had such a blast together and you could tell they were a close knit group. It’s always so fun to see the different relationships and interactions unfold in a wedding party and this bunch didn’t disappoint!

The Bride & Groom

Against the backdrop of towering pines and majestic mountains, the bride and groom ventured into the wilderness, hand in hand, to capture moments of quiet reflection and natural beauty. As they wandered along forest paths and explored hidden alcoves, their love blossomed amidst the serene grandeur of Tahoe’s landscape, a testament to the enduring power of love and the beauty of shared adventures. They even stepped into a little greenhouse and it was so special and intimate.

The After Party

As the day drew to a close, the golden hour bathed the landscape in a soft, ethereal glow, casting a spell of enchantment upon the world. Their stunning reception was held under a tent which made me feel like I had stepped into my. favorite fantasy book! So gorgeous! Against this backdrop of sunset splendor, the bride, groom and guests ate, danced and celebrated all night long.

In the heart of Lake Tahoe’s wilderness, amidst the towering pines and tranquil waters, a love story unfolded—a story of two souls united in a bond that transcends time and space. From the the rustic elegance of the lodge to the stunning outdoor ceremony, every moment of this cozy destination wedding captured the essence of love, joy, and natural beauty. As the stars twinkled overhead and the night air whispered of dreams yet to come, the newlyweds embarked on a journey of love and adventure, hand in hand, forever bound by the magic of Lake Tahoe.

Book your dreamy wedding here!! I am so excited to get to know you and capture your story.

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Venue: Chalet View Lodge

planner: Leann Logan @live.laugh.leann

makeup: Diva Boreelli / instagram

hair: Shear Bliss Styling

florals & greenery: Sweet Roots Floral (@sweetrootsfloral) + Magnolia Mums (@themagnoliamums)

videography: Dax and Pao @daxvictorinofilms

all weekend catering: Blend @blendcateringrenoing

dress: Alyssa Kristin (@akristinbridal) & Unveiled Bridal (@unveiledbridalsf)

shoes: Pashion Footwear @pashionfootwear

suit: Tailor’s Keep @tailorskeep

paper goods: Oko Creative @okocreativestudio

Band: Decades (@decadesofficial)

DJ: TJ Spencer (@djsupert2.0)

Mobile Bar: Petite Street @petite.street

Photo Booth: Tahoe Photo Bus @tahoephotobus

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