Something About Elopements…

…get me every time. They are romantic. They are whimsical. They are touching and personal. They are so much less stressful than planning a wedding. And they do NOT have to be devoid of style…

Check these out!

Emerald Lodge Lake Elopement




Above three images via Style Me PrettyPhotos by Eric Daigle Photography

Mod Paris Elopement




Above three images via Intimate Weddings / Photos by Stephen Zezza Photography

City Chic Denver Elopement




Above three images via Ruffled / Photos by Fresh In Love Photography

And finally, Marisa-Andrea on elopement via A Practical Wedding (a pretty darn awesome blog, by the way).

So in the words of Rascal Flatts…”Why wait another minute for something we should have done yesterday? I know a little church with a preacher who could hook us up right away! Love don’t need a reason and baby I don’t see how I could love you any more than I do today, so why wait?”

Pretty beautiful, huh?


Mrs. Opossum

Wedding Date:
April 2012
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  1. Member
    MeganTacky2247 922 posts, Busy bee @ 6:27 am

    They are gorgeous!! If it werent for the love of my family…. I would, yes the bride, have LOVED eloping!! I would have loved every second of it!! And we all know that the groom wouldnt mind one bit!!

    I adore the balloons in the last one!

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    HappyWanderer 78 posts, Worker bee @ 6:44 am

    We eloped and it was the best decision we ever made. 😀 Right after our engagement I wanted to elope but my husband didn’t. Once he saw all the work/ expense involved coupled with the fact that we were in the process of buying a house both working full time and running a small business he decided we should do it. 😉 A pretty public garden gazebo on a Thursday morning in October don’t regret it wouldn’t have it any other way

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    TheMrs2013 1522 posts, Bumble bee @ 7:27 am

    Sigh, that Paris elopement…

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    TinyTina 3312 posts, Sugar bee @ 8:39 am

    Sometimes I think we should have eloped and these photos aren’t helping! 😉

  5. mspony Member
    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 9:05 am

    They look so romantic! Almost makes me wish we had eloped :)

  6. opossum Member
    opossum 84 posts, Worker bee @ 5:16 pm

    @MeganTacky2247: Trust me… same here!!! There have been many conversations about getting a killer dress and driving off somewhere with a photographer that normally would have been way out of our budget. Our family would be pretty upset though…. so when my dad offered to help pay for a wedding I let go of that dream! Haha.

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