Category Archives for "elopement ceremony"

Dec 31

Esmeralda & Kendra Elope Among the Redwoods

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

It was love at first sight for these two adventure-loving gals. And after twelve years of love and laughter, Kendra and Esmeralda eloped among the redwoods of Santa Cruz in a sun-kissed ceremony.When they began wedding planning, they knew they wanted an intimate wedding to simply celebrate “them.” They began researching different options and came across […]

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Dec 31

Brett & Lanett Married in the California Redwoods

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

Lanett contacted me on August 12th saying she and Brett wanted to be married in the California redwoods on September 8th. Could I make that happen?I normally don’t take bookings with less than a month to go, but Lanett was so enthusiastic and I could tell she was eager to make the wedding happen.So–what the heck! […]

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Dec 24

Married on the Cliffs of Big Sur – Julie and Zach’s Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding , elopement ceremony , Garrapata Beach Wedding

Finding a spot to be married on the cliffs in Big Sur isn’t as easy as it sounds. First we want one that is somewhat accessible (i.e. we’re not having our couples rappel down a cliff!) yet is not too close to Highway One’s traffic noise. Throw in the bureaucratic-hoop-jumping that the state of California […]

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Dec 20

Callie and Paolo’s Intimate Colorado Summer Wedding

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , Denver elopement , elopement ceremony

Callie and Paolo  traveled from Ontario, Canada to Denver to catch a Broncos game and–since neither of them likes being in the spotlight–they planned to be married in an intimate setting overlooking the Continental Divide on a glorious summer evening.”We’ve always wanted to go to Denver, plus Paolo is a big Denver Broncos fan,” said […]

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Dec 01

A Vail Christmas Wedding for Jason and Blake

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

Jason and Blake wanted to elope in Vail during the 2017 New Year.  Fortunately, I know of a special place I refer to as “Hidden Gem”, away from the tourist hustle and bustle of Vail.  It was a gorgeous location for their ceremony, especially against the snowy backdrop in January. At the same time, it’s […]

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Nov 27

A San Francisco City Hall Christmas Wedding for Keri and Mario

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , elopement ceremony , San Francisco City Hall Wedding

San Francisco City Hall weddings are amazing, but a San Francisco City Hall CHRISTMAS wedding is the best! No need to add decorations, for the lights are all laid out for us (thank you, San Francisco City Hall workers!) and combined with the breathtaking architecture of the building, it made for a one-of-a-kind backdrop for […]

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