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While no one can guarantee a completely smooth planning process, you can count on the Aspen & Ivy Estes Park wedding planner team to make planning enjoyable and act as a buffer between you and any potential stressors. As your compassionate  advisors, we provide a knowledgeable perspective and comprehensive support at every turn. So, you can trust us to guide you every step of the way, to help you define your design concept, and ensure its seamless implementation.

When you hire a professional planner, you no longer need to worry about where to begin, how to find (and manage!) a reliable team of vendors, or the best way to transform a variety of design ideas into a cohesive reality.

 Wedding planning may appear simple at the surface, but we know it can quickly become overwhelming

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Our role is to really listen to you, offer suggestions and present various styles, empowering you to choose what resonates with you the most. That is why we will dive deep into understanding your unique style and story. And brainstorm together to uncover ideas that truly embody who you are.

As wedding planners, we are not here to take control. We bring out the best in your wedding.

In turn, we will bring your vision to life in a stylish, creative, and cohesive way while ensuring flawless execution on your big day.

Drawing from our team's diverse event-planning backgrounds, we bring a unique perspective and comprehensive approach to planning your big day. With a deep understanding of the  intricacies of event planning and design, our team transforms your wedding day dreams into unforgettable experiences that surpass all expectations.

So, you can provide as much (or as little!) guidance as you would like, and trust us to coordinate, manage, and implement accordingly.

Proactive and Well-Rounded Approach to Planning


Having planned and produced more than 270 weddings, we bring a wealth of knowledge to the table. So, we know how to oversee the design, logistics, and timing of your most meaningful events.  

Plus, as experienced problem solvers, we are always poised to address any issues that may arise without adding to your plate. This way, you can truly enjoy a carefree experience alongside your loved ones.

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Our name, Aspen & Ivy, speaks to events we aim to craft.
 a celebration of the interconnected roots that brought your stories together and the endless growth that awaits in your lives ahead. 

Based in Fort Collins, we have planned and designed destination weddings in Colorado - longer than any other local planning firm. With this level of experience, you can truly release your planning stresses and to-do lists to fully enjoy being engaged.

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Following her graduation from the University of Northern Colorado, Jen's affinity for organization and attention to detail led her to become a bridal consultant at a linen rental company. There, she learned that even the smallest change in decor can completely transform a space. This initial step into the event world paved the way for her role as the Catering Manager at a destination resort where Jen immersed herself in helping couples meticulously design and execute every facet of their big day. After five transformative years in the Sunshine State, Jen and her husband returned to their Colorado roots where Jen joined the Aspen and Ivy team in 2016. 



Casey began her career as a day-of coordinator in 2005. Over the years, she transitioned into handling special events and sales within multiple major hotel chains.  After that, she skillfully organized large community festivals and events for the Town of Windsor. Additionally, she coordinated multiple sports and education summer camps for the University of Northern Colorado. Casey's passion for learning led her to pursue further education and obtain her special events certificate, reconnecting her with the wedding industry. ​​​​​​​

With her versatile background and as a Colorado wedding planner, Casey provides the steady guidance needed to navigate the planning and coordination of your big day. With a goal of creating beautiful and enjoyable events for all, her work has been featured in Brides, Style Me Pretty, The Knot, and Couture Colorado. 



Having previously worked as a wedding specialist with an event rental company, Kelsey expertly curated rentals for clients across Colorado and Wyoming for eight years. There, she developed a strong eye for design while coordinating delivery timing and logistics with multiple vendor teams across the state. In 2018, Kelsey joined Aspen & Ivy as a wedding coordinator. Her rich experience in translating visions into reality makes her the perfect fit for our team, ensuring each celebration is a true reflection of her clients' personalities and preferences.


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Jessica embarked on her journey in event planning while studying at Colorado State University. As a Marketing Coordinator, she specialized in corporate and community outreach events where her knack for detail and creativity led her to plan and manage seasonal events on a monthly basis. With her meticulous organizational skills and dedication to perfection, Jessica ensures that every event she oversees is executed flawlessly. And her passion for creating memorable experiences has earned her recognition in industry publications such as Style Me Pretty, making her a valuable asset to our team.



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Rachel joined the team in 2022, and dove headfirst into creating cherished moments. With three years of previous experience in curating the perfect wedding day, Rachel knows how to manage challenging logistics on the wedding day to help bring your vision to life. Her collaborative approach and unwavering commitment to making every moment special ensure that your wedding day will be truly unforgettable.


Photos by Jessica Leigh Photography
Video by Hud Productions

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  We understand your vision and your concerns, and have a back-up plan in place. With Aspen & Ivy, not only will you work with the same lead planner throughout your entire planning journey, but a team of informed assistants will  be on-site to manage your event as well. So, you won't have to worry about any details falling through the cracks on your big day.

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"Hiring Aspen & Ivy Events was easily the best decision we made in the entire wedding planning process. They not only took the stress out of planning but they made it a fun experience! Their attention to detail was remarkable - always treating our wedding as their top priority. Because of Aspen & Ivy Event’s planning, our wedding was everything we had ever dreamed of!"

Aspen & ivy made our day fun, special and worry free

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