San Francisco Grooms
National AIDS Memorial Grove
How would you describe your style?
Romantic, DIY Inspired
Tell us your love story!
Chip (Robert) was living in Chicago at the time, but was visiting San Francisco, where Charles lived. A mutual friend said we had to meet and thus we did that night on the dance floor. A year and a half later, Charles proposed to Chip just off the coast of Australia after coming up from a dive at the Great Barrier Reef.
Tell us about the rings!
Charles proposed with a Tiffany's platinum band with alternating diamonds and sapphires. They later got Charles ring custom made to match, except with rubies in place of sapphires.
Please describe your wedding aesthetic and how you carried it throughout your wedding.
Travel. All of our friends know us as travelers, so it was a bit of a no-brainer. We used air planes, vintage style suitcases, maps, etc to lend to the travel theme.
Tell us about your ceremony!
Not because we're religious, but we chose to get married under a chuppah (Jewish arch), decorated with white roses, greenery and lace. The aisle also had tins hanging from the chairs with white roses. We had guests blow bubbles at the end rather than throw bird seed. During the ceremony we chose to do a sand pouring. Processional: A Thousand Years - Christina Perri Recessional: Don't Stop Believin' - Journey.