This ethereal wedding was inspired by the beauty found within love and adventure. Try and imagine a more peaceful setting than to say your vows on top of a snow-filled mountain surrounded by lush pine trees while watching snowflakes fall from the sky and land on your loved one’s rosy cheeks. I doubt it is possible as the beauty of Colorado is a difficult one to beat. The show-stopping ceremony look inside the Ice Castles was designed with the elements of fire and ice in mind. This can be seen by the color selection of the bride’s bouquet. The time spent inside the Dillon Ice Castles was exhilarating– it was such an awe-inspiring location, but the freezing temperatures definitely added to our adrenaline. At one point I believe we registered it was around 17 degrees inside the icy structure. But Sheridan and Trevor were absolute professionals and didn’t let the cold get to them. After about an hour of shooting inside the Ice Castles, we did a gown and bouquet swap. For the reception at Sapphire Point, we went with a modest long-sleeved white gown from bridal designer Hannah Tikkanen’s new collection. We used more minimalistic muted earth tones in the bouquet and floral installation. The warm earthy tones were accented by the antique brass and gold décor on the tablescape that was designed on top of the picnic bench found inside the park. This weather-beaten bench was perfect for the ethereal vibes of the editorial. When it comes to mountain top weddings, I must say nothing beats the raw organic beauty of Colorado.
– Colorado Wedding Photographer, Leah Goetzel Photography
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