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Country Western Wedding Planning

Over the next few months we’ll bring you all the details from dress, boots, flowers, centerpieces and much more as we follow along the Cinderella fairytale.

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Shawna and Adam (October 2014)

Adam and Shawna full length CLN Wedding PlannerLittle girls around the world imagine the Cinderella story with Prince Charming sweeping them off their feet and the glass slipper being magical.
Well cowgirls, country girls, western woman and redneck girls tend to put a style all their own on the Cinderella fairytale.
Cowboy Lifestyle Network is honored that Shawna and Adam have invited us to follow along as they plan their Country Western Wedding!
Over the next few months we’ll bring you all the details from dress, boots, flowers, centerpieces and much more as we follow along.Floral colors-CLN Western Wedding“My fiancé loves Cinch!  Cinch is his brand! His favorite color is blaze orange and mine is lime green,” mentioned bride-to-be Shawna in how they selected their wedding colors.
Blue is going to be their accent color and brown will complete the look replacing the traditional black worn by the groom.
The couple’s engagement this past April was a big splash.  Adam proposed to Shawna while by the river.
“I turned around and he was on one knee,” replied Shawna.
Rings on Hook-CLN Wedding PlannerWith four months to go the couple already have their church, venue and colors selected.
Shawna is originally from eastern South Dakota and the groom-to-be wanted to follow tradition and marry in her home state.
Considering the couple are both into hunting and fishing Cowboy Lifestyle Network wonders if a pheasant hunting trip is part of the pre-wedding festivities.
Did you notice the groom did pick blaze orange as one of their wedding colors?
Shawna admits to utilizing Pinterest for gathering ideas for decorations.
However she is adamant that their wedding is tailored to their interests and not cookie cut.
The duo choose a church in a small town and rented out a transformed barn for their reception.
A dance and camp fire are in even plan to have s’mores.
Dog gone good engagement“Country weddings have become so mainstream and I wanted to steer away from the mass produced stuff.
My finance is making our center pieces from some old fence posts and we’ll put a mason jar upside down with them,” she replied.

Four Months Out:

Church and Reception Barn (Venue) – Booked

Dresses up next…but in the meantime we want to hear about your wedding colors!

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Gretchen Kirchmann is a veteran journalist covering a variety of events across the country each year. She founded Kirchmann Media Group in 2009 and works as a marketing consultant with a forte for the western lifestyle industry, festivals, fairs and rodeo world. Her work includes 15 national communication awards plus coverage of Nashville's CMT Awards and CMA Fanfest. A favorite assignment was attending the all cast reunion of the Dukes of Hazard in 2006 and 2007 at Dukesfest. In December you will find her covering the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and Miss Rodeo America pageant live from Las Vegas. Her favorite color is orange, favorite song "Rocky Top" and she loves to dance especially clogging.

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