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You have sent out the save the dates and been planning your wedding day for months now. Things may be getting expensive, and a global pandemic is still affecting our lives. Have you asked yourself or your partner, ‘let’s just elope’? If this is you, consider downsizing your wedding to a micro wedding or elopement. […]

How to Downsize Your Wedding to a Micro Wedding or Elopement

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You and your love have decided to say ‘I do’ in an unconventional way by eloping. It is perfect for you two because you know an intimate ceremony is just what you wanted. There is still something left to do after this exciting new adventure – announcing your elopement!  Some couples opt to tell friends […]

How to announce your elopement

bride facetiming with family

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You’ve decided a traditional wedding day isn’t for you. Or maybe you’ve had to change plans again and again and downsize your day. Your elopement day arrives and you wake up- look at your significant other and realize this is it, you get to marry your best friend. You begin to get ready, drinking coffee, […]

How to Elope in Colorado

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Elopements and small weddings are gaining more and more popularity, but there’s still so many misconceptions and stigmas around them! The idea and concept of what an elopement is has expanded so much that all those outdated definitions don’t apply anymore. So what is an elopement? Its definitely no longer about a couple that’s sneaking […]

Common misconceptions about elopements

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1. Don’t trust the weather We all joke about it, but Colorado weather changes so fast! If its snowing in the morning it could be sunny by the afternoon. Summer is known for its afternoon storms that roll in and out super quickly. It can be freezing in the morning and high 70s by the […]

10 Things to know about eloping in Colorado

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Elopement days are super personal in and of themselves- they are so much about the couple and the couple’s love story. The location, the dress, and the activities of the day make every elopement unique, there’s a couple places where you can really allow your personalities to shine. While elopements might not have all the […]

How to add personal touches to your elopement day

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Jessica and Josh always knew they wanted to elope. They wanted a day that felt authentically them with no pressure to do things a certain way. The couple came all the way from Florida to exchange vows in a sunset ceremony at Garden of the Gods on 11/11- they’re wish come true. The couple met […]

Garden of the Gods Elopement- Jessica & Josh

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Elopements are so amazing for celebrating a love story and having a wedding day that’s authentically you. There’s less pressure and expectation on the day than with a traditional wedding and focuses more on the couple than the event itself. Elopements also open up a whole new world of location possibilities since you’re not constrained […]

How to plan the perfect elopement

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Eloping in the mountains, could it be any dreamier? Anna and Josh had the perfect autumn day for their elopement. So many people make the trip to Colorado to elope, its a super easy state to get married in and we have those gorgeous mountain views. Anna and Josh drove the whole 19 hours from […]

Pikes Peak Elopement- Josh & Anna

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Normally, here in Colorado, we get rain in the late afternoon and it only lasts about 20 minutes and then clears up. So when it started to rain around 4pm for Sarah and Wes’s 6pm elopement I wasn’t really worried. But then…..it kept raining. And raining. The clouds loom ominously and there was thunder and […]

Garden of the Gods Elopement- Sarah and Wesley