Nov 21

Brandon and Mona Marry on the Slopes in Vail

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , elopement ceremony , elopement locations , Vail Elopement

Brandon and Mona traveled from Texas to Vail to “elope on the slopes.”  They wanted it to be a family event, simple and quick, but with Brandon’s six-year-old daughter included in everything. Does it get any sweeter than this?  Not just a new marriage, but a new family, both in time for Christmas!After the ceremony, […]

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Nov 19

Jackie and Camaron’s San Francisco Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding , San Francisco elopement

Jackie and Camaron had originally planned on a wedding in North Carolina, but the process became overwhelming as their plans grew. After considering a Las Vegas elopement, Jackie and Camaron contacted me to help them plan a ceremony in a beautiful church north of San Francisco.Jackie was all about “sunset red” carnations so we designed […]

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Nov 15

Grace and Peter Get Married Near Berkeley

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

Grace and Peter met 9 years ago on their college track team.  After they met for that first time, Grace knew the two of them were meant to be together.  Following a long engagement and trying to avoid a big wedding, Grace and Peter contacted me to plan their intimate California elopement. They wanted their […]

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Nov 14

Christine and Jeremy Wed Near Breckenridge

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

Christine and Jeremy wanted a private, simple ceremony for their elopement.  Jeremy had been to Colorado before, but this was the first time for Christine to visit.  We discussed multiple locations for the wedding before settling on Breckenridge. The late September fall foliage and mid-afternoon sun provided a warm, golden setting for the couple to […]

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Oct 30

Courtney and Aaron’s Santa Cruz Redwoods Wedding

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

Feeling overwhelmed with wedding suggestions and input from family and friends, Courtney and Aaron opted for a stress-free ceremony among the redwoods near Santa Cruz.Being in nature is very important to these two, and the idea of starting their new life together beneath the magnificent old trees seemed magical and romantic.The unique mix of casual […]

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