Christine and Bryan in Aspen, CO

The ceremony included the planting of an Aspen tree. “My favorite part of ceremonies is lighting the unity candle, but since it's too windy to do that on top of a mountain, we had to think of something else that was equally symbolic,” says Christine. The tree was planted in a mix of soil from the childhood homes of the bride and groom. “I thought it was a unique way to join our families and honor our pasts.”

See More: 

Get personalized planning advice, exclusive offers and must-read wedding news.

Thank You
for Signing Up!

Check your e-mail inbox for the latest updates from