Did you know that there is a significant meaning behind the wedding arch? I'm not saying you need one, but throughout history symbols have represented different meanings and the wedding arbor is no different.
The arch itself is a symbol of the future home the bride and groom will start their family in. Do you want a simple mountain backdrop, beautiful floral display or a natural aspen arbor. The arch is found in many cultures that it suggests an initiation of a ceremony. Walking through an archway represents the sloughing off of the old and moving into a new phase of life.
The aspen arbor has an element of nature, but with the white draping it brings a softness to the back drop. If you wish to add floral to the backdrop that will increase the appeal of the beauty and romance of the focal point. With the arbor being over 7ft tall, the bride and groom have the option of standing in front or underneath the arbor.
One of the most popular style arbors for mountain settings, this look As I said at the beginning, weddings are filled with symbolism. Picture an officiant standing under the ceremony arch. Acting in an official capacity, they act as the connection between the earth below, realm of the real grounded space and to the sky above also known as the realm of the possible.
The space where the magic will occur has been set apart from the rest of the area. The couple enters this space as it is known to all that attend that this is a magical day and that two will be joined as one in holy matrimony.
Cedar is known for its longevity and resistance to decay and with that strength, it is a perfect substance to have over your head for a wedding ceremony. The cedar is a tall and noble tree that has been used for centuries to keep out bugs with its pleasant aroma. It has stories in the Bible that it became a symbol for Mary's considerable spiritual stature, excellence and human perfection in God. Under the arch, when the officiant pronounces that the couple is legally married in front of friends and family, the arch represents their piece of sky and the feeling of solidifying their connection before the highest powers. The couple is ready to begin together creating their own kingdom of heaven here on Earth.