Winter weddings have a unique charm unlike any other season. The picturesque snowy backdrop offers a breathtaking view, making it the perfect setting for a small wedding. Cheyann and Caleb's small winter wedding in Summit County, Colorado, was an epitome of elegance and romance. They embraced the winter season and used Custom Weddings of Colorado's all-inclusive micro-wedding package to make their special day unforgettable. So, let's dive into the magical winter micro-wedding of Cheyann and Caleb in the snow-capped mountains of Colorado
Cheyann began the day with her hair and makeup done by the talented team at Breckenridge Hair Company. To ensure smooth preparations, The dress, shoes, and jewelry were arranged, making it easy for the bride-to-be to begin her day stress-free. The photographer arrived, met everyone who was at the vacation house, started with details photos, and then soon began dressing Cheyann with the assistance of her mom.
The first gift of the day was presented by Cheyenne to her mother, which was an emotional moment. The groom was not far behind, as his mom pinned the boutonniere before it was time to depart for the winter wedding venue with a view. The guests either formed the caravan or followed each other, making sure no one got left behind. Custom Weddings of Colorado had arranged for benches and loaner blankets to keep everyone warm, ensuring that no one felt too cold during the ceremony.
As Cheyenne and Caleb arrived at the micro-wedding site, they were welcomed by the Custom Weddings of Colorado team, who had beautifully setup seating and blankets. The guests braved the chilly weather with winter boots, coats, hats, and gloves, making it an intimate and romantic setup. The groom was already present at the site with the officiant, eagerly waiting for his bride to arrive. With music playing in the background, Cheyenne made her grand entrance, stunning everyone with her beauty.
After the ceremony, the guests transported to the Bold restaurant in Breckenridge while the couple finished their photos around Sapphire Point and Breckenridge. As the guests arrived at the restaurant, the couple joined in for the ceremonial cake cutting. Then everyone was seated for dinner, marking the end of photography and coordination. The day was filled with love and happiness, making Cheyenne and Caleb's small winter wedding a day to remember.
Planning: If you're looking for a breathtaking mountain view as the backdrop for your small winter wedding, Sapphire Point Overlook (update: there is planned construciton for 2024/25, but don't let that worry you as there are many other equally gorgeous spots aroung the state) is the perfect spot! And if you want to simplify the planning process with an all-inclusive package, look no further than Custom Weddings of Colorado. Their winter elopement package includes everything you need for an intimate and memorable celebration, from a ceremony officiant to a bouquet and boutonniere. You'll love the stress-free planning process and the personalized attention from Wendee and her experienced team of vendors. Plus, the snowy landscape will add a touch of magic to your special day. Let Custom Weddings of Colorado make your dreams come true at many of the amazing small & elopement wedding sites around Colorado!
Florals: Cheyann winter elopement bouquet was simply stunning! With soft blush, white, and off-white blooms, intertwined with a variety of greens ranging from light to dark with depth. It really embodied the romantic and cozy atmosphere of a winter elopement. It's the perfect example of how important it is to add some color to your bouquet for those snowy backdrops of the Colorado mountains! Cheyann florist did an amazing job of creating a bouquet that enhanced the natural beauty of her surroundings, while also standing out in its own right. Our winter elopement package is definitely one to consider if you're planning a winter wedding!
Small Cake: If you're planning a winter elopement, you'll want to know about Cheyann beautiful 2-tiered skim-coated cake! Not only did this couple bring their own cake topper, but we were able to design it with matching florals from Cheyann bouquet. To top it off, we placed the cake on a hand-selected stand that we brought so that it can be a decor piece. At Custom Weddings of Colorado, we offer onsite wedding planning and coordination for small intiamte weddings and elopements, so you don't have to worry about a thing - including pickup and delivery of florals and cake. As for the cake, the top tier was a simple white mousse with a sweetened whipped cream filling while the bottom tier was a chocolate cake with delectable chocolate buttercream. With our winter elopement package, we can help you create a beautiful wedding that will be unforgettable!
Mother, teacher, planner, gardener, mountain biker, entrepreneur, librarian, hiker, snowboarder, reader, dork, chocoholic, trail runner and creative. Wendee has been planning weddings in Colorado since 1995. In 2012, she decided to "go small" and only plans micro-weddings & elopements with 35 or fewer guests. Contact Wendee to get started planning your intimate small Colorado wedding.
I've been planning weddings since 1995 when I moved to Colorado from Iowa. I cut my teeth at Keystone Resort in their wedding department, then then ventured on to planning corporate meetings. But, I kept helping friends and their friends with weddings starting my first full-service company in 2002 (yes - planned the big overwhelming ones). In 2012 with the birth of my son, values shifted and I decided to go small, intimate and meaningful. Please connect with me to make your dreamy, simple mountain wedding come true!
Behind the Scenes
Ever wonder what goes on behind-the-scenes of a micro-wedding day? Jaime L. Barba, one of our talented professional photographers, captured me at work from one of our May 2023 weddings in Boulder, Colorado. Enjoy! .... and yes, she does wedding-day content creation (a great alternative if you cannot afford videography) for couples as well as photography.
What is a wedding day content creator? It’s someone who is there on your wedding day taking pictures on a cell phone (or in Jaime's case, her professional equipement), documenting behind-the-scenes moments, capturing and telling stories, and delivering short-form media content of your wedding day in real-time. Checkout one from our September 2023 weddings ⬇️.