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Just Said Yes November 2020

How Did You Make Your Elopement Day Special?

Jessica, on August 9, 2020 at 6:01 PM Posted in Planning 0 5
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Due to family drama (divorced parents, affair, mistresses, etc. ) we would not be able to have a real wedding so we will be eloping our in the woods by ourselves. What did you do to make your day stay special?

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Latest activity by Breann, on August 10, 2020 at 11:49 AM
  • Alisa
    Devoted August 2020
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    Wear something you love, have a bouquet, hire a photographer, plan a special meal for afterwards. elopements by nature are smaller but that doesn't mean you cant still have some of the trappings of a big wedding. we eloped but went all out to have it feel like a wedding.

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  • Kristen
    Rockstar November 2020
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    Hmmmm I would suggest plan for a restaurant you can go to afterwards and maybe a fun activity you both could do as well. I would still hire a photographer to capture the moment. I saw one couple on insta (granted they had a friend as an officiant and two friends with them) did a picnic where they eloped on a cliff.

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  • Nicole
    Super August 2020
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    Having a bouquet/boutonniere and a photographer helped make our day feel official. We took a ton of cute photos. After our mini ceremony, we ate at one of our favorite restaurants (not fancy), and after that, we got in our pjs and popped a bottle of champagne and just danced in our airbnb. We were just talking about this and we were saying how we wished we got cupcakes or a mini cake as well.

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  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Legend March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride ·
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    We briefly talked about eloping and we still would have had a photographer, wedding attire, then gone to a nice meal in our wedding attire.
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  • Breann
    Devoted June 2020
    Breann ·
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    Professional photography! You can make your celebration whatever you want it to be, esp. if it's just the two of you. You definitely don't need a bunch of guests to make your marriage feel authentic and special. I wanted an elopement with some of the traditional wedding stuff, (see below):

    https://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-forums/elopement-so-worth-it/627d7988aff73599.html

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