What did you do to make your elopement special?!

posted 3 years ago in Elopement
Post # 2
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018 - Mount Princeton hot springs

I think that would be an amazing surprise!!!!

Our elopement was just the two of us but we still had a small cake to cut and champagne to toast. We also hired an amazing photographer to take pictures and I think that’s the best thing we could’ve done. It helped our family and friends feel like they were part of our day. We went on a hike and said our vows but that evening got dressed in our “wedding” clothes and my husband went to have a drink and wait for me so he wouldn’t see me until I was dressed! It was a very special and cute day and while it was not tradition, it was perfect to me. Enjoy your day!

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

We had a conch shell blower who brought me “down the aisles” (also the first time my husband saw me all dressed up) and walked us to the ocean after the ceremony as it it’s tradition on Maui. We had a flower circle made out of native flowers we stood in during the ceremony. We had a musician playing 4 or 5 songs and a fist dance. We had a Hawaiian Lei exchange, a traditional jewish ceremony with reading and signing of  the Ketubah plus the ring gifting and the traditional American part with a ring exchange. We had an amazing photographer who got everything on camera and the wedding coordinator also filmed the whole thing (with astonishingly good results as we are talking IPhone and free style). We had sparkly wine out of coconuts in the end as well. 

All in all it was the best day ever! 

Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

It was just me and my husband at ours. We eloped on the West Coast in the most beautiful place.  We spent a few days there enjoying the area and exploring.  We hired an amazing photographer and ended up with amazing pictures.  That was the most important thing to us since that is all our families will see and we will have them forever.  We had a small cake and went to a very nice dinner.  It was perfect for us.

Post # 6
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792 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2019

We hired a photographer to take pics of us on the beach. 

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