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72 TRUE If Wes Anderson had directed the Grand Lake, Colorado, wedding of Dallas couple Arden M c K e n z i e E l l i o t t and Brock Andrew Hensarling, we wouldn't be surprised. As guests arrived to the small, lakeside town outside Boulder, they were greeted with a camp-like canvas tote of accessories, including a hand-drawn map of the lake and a to-do list of nostalgic activities — from boating to sharing ice cream sundaes to playing games at an old-school arcade. Nautical charm spilled into the wedding day: The dusk lakeside ceremony at a private residence concluded with the couple departing for the reception in a boat, captained by family friends. Crossed oars marked the spot for dinner at the Grand Lake Yacht Club, and attendees were directed to their seats by way of a compass-turned-place card. Floral design by Bows & Arrows kept the mountainous surroundings in mind — a canopy of greenery hung over the dinner tables, NORTH BY CHRISTINA GEYER . PHOTOGRAPHY RACHEL HAVEL . which were set with blue-and-white china and copper flatware, and simple, beautiful arrangements. It was a scene that would give Moonrise Kingdom a run for its money. FIELD NOTES Bridal Gown: Monique Lhuillier. Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo. Flowers: Bows & Arrows. Stationery: Cherry Berry, The Detail Department. Calligraphy: The Left Handed Calligrapher. Catering/Cake: Epicurean Catering, Colorado. Entertainment: The Nation. Lighting: Pink Monkey. Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals and Event Rents. Wedding Planner and Designer: Emily Clarke Events. Floral design by Bows & Arrows Compass place cards A flower girl in her Bows & Arrows flower crown Menus by The Detail Department Arden Elliott & Brock Hensarling Grand Lake, Colorado The reception at the Grand Lake Yacht Club The newlyweds at dusk

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