A Formal Green-Colored Outdoor Wedding in Colorado
The Bride and Groom
The bride and groom take a post-ceremony stroll through the forest.
Claudia carries a bouquet of cabbage roses, orchids, seeded eucalyptus, and hydrangea tied with a sage-green ribbon.
The couple recite their vows on a deck overlooking Vail's Piney Lake.
The bride and groom take a walk on one of the many trails in Vail.
Claudia and Michael celebrate their marriage with a paddle.
Guests dine in a glass-enclosed terrace under the glow of paper lanterns.
The berry-filled cake was selected because it fit in with the menu. "We chose everything, from the Colorado-themed menu to the sprig motif used throughout the weekend, the berry-filled cake, and the hand-calligraphed place cards that doubled as menus," said Claudia.
The bride and the groom share a dance with their guests.
The menu cards with the sprig motif featuring the Colorado-themed menu.
Gourmet picnic fare, which guests devoured after the ceremony, was served in luxe lunch boxes adorned with personalized tags.