Laughter, light and love filled this couple’s summer Colorado mountain wedding to the brim!Read More
Callie + Will were all smiles and no stress on the day of their elopement. Despite some chilly temperatures, we headed lakeside for their ceremony and celebrated their new adventure as husband and wife!Read More
I've been dreaming of working on another snowy, wintry elopement like this dreamy mountain elopement! Fresh snow and extra photography time made this afternoon in Breckenridge one to remember!Read More
Cannabis and Colorado Mountain Weddings
Marijuana is legal in Colorado now, and I asked Colorado Cannabis Florist, Buds 'n Blossoms, a few questions in today's post, Peonies + Pot: Florist Uses Marijuana for Colorado Mountain Weddings. There's a time and a place for everything, so as long as you have your bases covered and have done your homework, there's an opportunity for guests and visitors to try and enjoy recreational marijuana. You can even visit a few different shops on your own, or ask us how we can set up a tour of breweries, restaurants, and cannabis dispensaries. You can't smoke in public and definitely not behind the wheel. Just like drinking, you need a sober driver at all times. Ask us how we can set up a shuttle and take care of that for you.
Floral Designs and Decor. That you can smoke later.
Floral designs are now being infused with cannabis and brides and grooms that enjoy the lifestyle might want to share some of these unusual elements with their guests that evening. I would say that that's a double whammy of being green, by recycling the decor for consumption and by supporting local Colorado ganjapreneurs. And one facet of the marijuana industry is the slowly emerging evidence and trends of how couples will enjoy cannabis on their day. Buds 'n Blossoms were excited about recent designs that "even had a bowl tied on one side, a lighter and rolling papers tied to the other side, a cannabis jar and cannabis included in the mini arrangements."
Question: How many cannabis weddings are you doing this summer?
- this is the first season of booking weddings and so far have at least 3 on the books for this summer
- I have done many holiday parties, MJ Investors meetings arrangements, bridal expos and private party arrangements
- we are still fighting the stigma and working with more venues to get them on board
Question: What should brides and grooms know about Cannabis and weddings?
- that they are legally protected under amendment 64
- there are so many ways to incorporate cannabis into their wedding or special event without the smell or clouds of smoke, there are many fun and discrete options as well!
- choosing the right venue opens all the doors to their true cannabis wedding experience
Question: What would say are the upcoming trends?
- I think that it will become more and more popular especially as it becomes more widely accepted
- some weddings are not having alcohol at their weddings, only cannabis
- keeping the scene under control thru moderation, similar to drink ticket idea, allowing guests to indulge without misusing or abusing cannabis
- cannabis themed weddings seem to be on a smaller scale than the traditional weddings. After all, cannabis is a little more costly than alcohol, but beautifully it takes less to get the job done
I post lots of photos on my various social feeds, but in case you missed our bouquets, I've collected them into one post. Now, you can see a quick summary of what Dina, the Flower Maven, has been up to in her designer floral kitchen.
Each bouquet we make at Petal and Bean is a one-of-a-kind special order. We bring your dreams to life. But, we can do much more than create your dream bouquet. We are now offering planning services to fill all your wedding and event needs. Contact us to learn more!
I've always taken photos of the arrangements as we drop off, and this Breckenridge wedding ceremony was held on the deck at Ten Mile Station, while the reception was held at One Ski Hill Place later that day. The ceremony location is set part way up Peak 9, accessed from a ski area maintenance road on the first southern parking lot at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center.
I've seen other vendors not familiar with the area unable to find the road to Ten Mile, as it's not easily seen. I'll do a special post in the future that will be able to show you exactly what to look for, so you're on time and everyone's happy. The bouquets above were created using Delphinium, Zinnia, Gerbera Daisies, and Cosmos.
Snowboarder + Skier = LOVE
As you get higher up on the mountains, small, well not that small, patches of snow still cling to the upper slopes, where the air is much cooler. For every 1,000 feet you gain you lose 3-5 degrees in temperature, or at least it's close anyway. Bottomline, the higher you go, the cooler it gets. This is the scene at the Peak 8 Fun Park earlier this summer.
The T-Bar is aattached to One Ski Hill Place, the Ski Hill Grill, and is where the gondoa unloads before turning around heading down back to the center of town. Park downtown, ride the gondola up, and then check out the these slopeside mountain wedding venues, lodging properties and activity options. There really is so much to do in the Breckenridge and Summit County area, and we plan on sharing it all over time! Thanks for reading!!
This bridal bouquet was a fresh orange, green and white color combination using Lilies, Orchids and Rosemary. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Geary.
This winter wedding went all out with the pure white look, with matching cape and bridal bouquet that will filled with Dahlias, Orchids, Stephanotis and Calla Lilies. Photo courtesy of Studio Kiva Wedding.
This bridal bouquet was made especially for a Breckenridge wedding using Gerbera Daisies, Delphinium, and Roses. The outside ceremony was held near the Maggie Pond on the south end of town. Photo courtesy of Colorado Visions.
Charlotte Geary - [charlottegeary.com]
Katie Girtman / Studio Kiva - [studiokivawedding.com]
Brian Walski / Colorado Visions - [coloradovisions.com]