Natalie And Reed, La Mesita Ranch Estate

Welcome back Blue Rose Beauties! We thought you might need a little Monday afternoon pick-me-up so here we are! You are in for a real treat today because this next wedding is the epitome of classic – a timeless color scheme, an iconic gown – think Meghan Markle with a twist- at one of the most sought after venues in our area, the one and only La Mesita Ranch Estate. This luxury vacation rental situated on 140 acres of NM beauty is just minutes north of majestic Santa Fe but makes you feel worlds away. Some of the characteristics that set this property apart from the rest include the dramatic Italian-inspired equestrian courtyard, arena, and stables as well as cozy patios, private gardens, meadows, ponds, and ancient cottonwood trees. This iconic venue was the perfect setting for such a beautiful celebration. From the incredibly sweet first look through the entire wedding and reception and until the very last second, we absolutely loved capturing the abundant love shared between Natalie & Reed. Besides being incredibly photogenic they were also so kind & lovely and we cherish the time we spent with these love birds! As Thanksgiving quickly approaches we can’t help but think of how incredibly #thankful we are for all of our couples that trust us to capture such a significant moment in their lives especially during a time where nothing feels quite certain. One thing you can always be sure of is that if you hire us to photograph your celebration we promise to treat you, your partner and your event with the same care and detail that every wedding deserves. That is just what we do!

Keep scrolling to see how incredible this wedding truly was & come back to see more from us soon- xoxo

Photography: Yours Truly, Blue Rose Photography // Ceremony + Reception: La Mesita Ranch Estate  // Color Palette: White, Shades of Cream & Tan, Greenery, Pops of Gold

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Amber and Joe’s Santa Fe, New Mexico Wedding

Amber and Joe’s Santa Fe wedding was so whimsical. Each detail was unique and representative of this sweet couple. The southwest day was still and hot; dressed-up and ready to watch Amber and Joe marry. Beauty radiated throughout—rippling through Amber’s veil, glistening in her flawless jewelry, and contrasting against stucco and storm-cloud-hued doors. Unconditionally supporting Amber were four lovely ladies in mesa pink and wild sage green. The messy elegance of nude, blushing garden roses touched every element of this southwestern wedding, neatly tying up any loose ends. Small yet strong details breathed life into this magical day, and though Amber’s necklace winked with the grace of Cinderella’s stagecoach, she remained a princess at the stroke of midnight. Scroll through their wedding photos below to see the wrought iron gates open, hear the ancient bells ring, and watch Amber and Joe dance into happily ever after.

Kylie and Zach, NM Engagement

There’s something about this New Mexico engagement that captured our hearts. Maybe it’s the intimacy between Kylie and Zach as they snuggle in the endless sunbeams, or the way Kylie’s diamonds and turquoise contradict the stark white landscape. Indeed, it could be Zach’s sweet smile when he looks at Kylie.
The wind was raging on this southwest evening. But nature still encouraged these admirers to flaunt their affection—from the dry, wild grass welcoming their steps to the evergreens catching their shadows.
Sometimes love ignites more than intimacy. Scroll through the engagement photos below to see how Zach and Kylie’s warmth ignited the desert sun.

Megan and Christopher, Santa Fe Elopement Wedding

We fell in love with this Santa Fe elopement – its intimacy, the heavy rain clouds, and the bated breath it held for Megan and Christopher. Overcast skies in Santa Fe smell like anticipation; on this day, the anticipation cascaded down through Megan’s long veil and illuminated Christopher’s confident smile. Marisa’s Millefiori florals handsomely complemented the coral-clad bridesmaids and smiling delight twinkled in the eyes of all who attended this beautiful wedding. See their wedding photos below to drink in the pure happiness of Megan and Christopher’s New Mexico elopement.

Allison and Daniel, Albuquerque NM Wedding

Timeless delicacy touched each detail in this Albuquerque wedding – the lace falling from Allison’s shoulders, the drying ristras keeping endless tradition, and the single white rose pinned to Daniel’s lapel. Their wedding sounded like laughter and confidence as friends and family gathered to support their affectionate transformation into husband and wife. Even the old oak leaves danced in celebration as the New Mexico summer breeze warmly embraced Allison and Daniel.
These two gifted their affection to each other on their wedding day, from the tender way Allison reached for Daniel’s hand and the way it surged through his lips as he kissed her shoulder. Their newlywed joy was contagious and flushed through family and friends in attendance. Their romance is made of pastel roses, Albuquerque sunshine, and unquestioning devotion.
Intricate details aside, the theme of this wedding was unconditional love. Allison’s first look with her father solidified the indestructible foundation of love and support for this couple.
Together they proved love isn’t cancelled. Scroll through their wedding photos below to see how everything fell into place when Allison twirled into Daniel’s arms.