Megan & Ryan | August 3rd
From the bride…
I chose Echo Basin Resort because it was an amazing place to have everyone stay together and for our out-of-town guests to enjoy how beautiful southwest Colorado is.
Our flowers were astonishing! They were a mix of different flowers all found in southwestern Colorado. April’s Garden
did an amazing job, I honestly can’t say enough amazing things about April’s Garden.
My only living grandparent gave me his wedding band to tie onto my bouquet for the day since he was unable to make the trip from Texas.
My husband and I snuck away to give each other letters we wrote to one another. We read them for the wedding video. We hadn’t done a “first look” so it was a special time together to sit alone and read what the other wrote. I call it our “beautiful chaos” moment; we hadn’t seen each other all day and when we did, we were pulled in every direction to say hi, or talk to someone, or dance. We never had time to ourselves except for that moment.
The ceremony was outside and perfect. April’s Garden made sure everything was set up the way I wanted it.
FAVE CEREMONY MEMORY
My favorite ceremony memory was the rain. Yes, it rained during our wedding; for us it made sense. On all of the important moments for us, it has rained: the day we got engaged, the day we announced our baby’s gender, the day he was born, and now the day we got married.
It was a giant party! Our decor was beautiful. The photo booth gave everyone an outlet to be their goofy selves. Everyone danced and had fun.
I cried a lot that day. I cried when I saw my dad, when I saw my husband, and when we had our first dance. We laughed more than we cried, though. Our friends and family got along so well; we shared laughs, hugs, shots, and toasts. We had an amazing time.
No matter what, make time for you and your spouse that day to sneak away to have alone time to either hug and kiss, hold hands and walk, or sit down and talk. It kept us in the moment and we didn’t feel overwhelmed with the amount of attention from everyone.
THE WEDDING TEAM
Venue: Echo Basin Resort
Floral Designer: April’s Garden
Hair & Makeup: Hair Fusion
Photographer: Mirabal Photography