Monthly Archives: August 2017

Aug 25

An Intimate Wedding for Piper and George in Crested Butte

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , Crested Butte Elopement , elopement ceremony , Rocky Mountain elopement

Piper and George are metro Denver locals who know firsthand the beauty of the state and were open to any breathtaking mountain-view venue for their intimate wedding. Of course, that did NOTHING to limit their options.​They also wanted something dog-friendly, if possible (also widely available in this state).​In the end, they settled upon the Mountain Wedding Garden in Crested […]

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Aug 22

Julie and Brent’s Mountaintop Telluride Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , elopement ceremony , Rocky Mountain elopement , Telluride Elopement

Julie and Brent came from Arizona seeking a private mountaintop elopement in Telluride with only their parents present.Their June wedding day was sun-filled and absolutely perfect–with our Colorado sunshine beaming its approval upon them. Avid mountain-bikers, they brought along their bikes to use as props for our photo shoot and the end result was totally them. Their […]

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Aug 18

A Wedding on Horseback on the Beach for Wendy & Lori

By Maureen Thomson | California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Although I wasn’t at this wedding in person, I can tell you I love absolutely everything about Lori and Wendy’s elopement. I love the intimacy of just the two of them and their son. I love their matching outfits–and the coordinating one for Jaden. And check out the sneakers. I love that they got married in jeans…on […]

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Aug 14

Alice and Mark Get Married on the Beach in San Francisco

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Alice and Mark are California locals whose “dream wedding” was to have an intimate wedding for two. They wanted everything to be as simple as possible. All they needed help with was finding the perfect-for-them beach venue, an officiant and a photographer.When we talked about a backup plan in case of bad weather, Alice’s response was, “We’ll […]

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Aug 04

Jackie and Tyler’s Colorado Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | Breckenridge Elopement , Colorado elopement , elopement ceremony , Rocky Mountain elopement

When Jackie first contacted me, she said she and Tyler were coming from Missouri to Winter Park, Colorado in mid-June for their respective bachelor and bachelorette parties. Their plan while they were here was to sneak out of the festivities for a bit and get married on the quiet.Their Colorado elopement didn’t work out exactly […]

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Aug 02

Married in the Santa Cruz redwoods – Danielle and Frank’s Wedding Story

By Maureen Thomson | California Redwood Wedding , California wedding , elopement ceremony , Redwoods Weddings , Santa Cruz elopements

Frank and Danielle traveled from Baltimore to be married in the breathtaking Santa Cruz redwoods. When we talked about the options, the couple initially expressed interest in Big Sur, but with all the problems that Big Sur is having this year with mudslides and road wash-outs, they wisely opted for easier-to-access Santa Cruz Danielle explained that they […]

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Aug 01

A Destination Wedding in Rocky Mountain National Park for Karen and Steve

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , Rocky Mountain elopement , Rocky Mountain National Park elopement

It was a destination wedding in Rocky Mountain National Park for this couple from Michigan. When we had our consultation call in February to plan for their June nuptials, I pointed Steve and Karen in the direction of my favorite no-name spot in Rocky Mountain National ParkAway from the busy park foot traffic–which has increased substantially over […]

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