Why to Hire a Florist // Pt. 1 FORWARD BY KATE FAORO WRIGHT I think there is a language of living things that many people can feel, but that is hard to describe. Just like humans, flowers have a life cycle of bud, blossom, and wilt. Their parallel journey and ephemeral beauty serves as […]

Should you Elope at Sunrise or Sunset? // Washington Elopement Let me start off by saying the best decision is the one that best fits the experience you’re looking to have on your wedding day. You choose to skip a traditional wedding for a reason and have the adventure of a lifetime so your experience […]

Vendor Spotlight: Lynnsey with Lionlady Photo // Elopement Videography Lynnsey Phillips is a wedding videographer and Seattle filmmaker. She travels often and is available for locations in the U.S. and worldwide. Specializing in photojournalistic and emotional imagery she excels in predicting moments and connecting on a deeper level with her clients. She’s an open book […]

5 REASONS WHY YOU NEED VIDEOGRAPHY FOR YOUR ELOPEMENT Are you thinking about hiring a videographer for your elopement? That’s great! Many couples who are eloping are on the fence because they don’t want all the bells & whistles that are attached to a big wedding. We totally agree with that! Most likely, you’ve chosen […]

Fern Acres: An Elopement and Intimate Wedding Venue We are so excited to announce our newest Collective member, Tena with Fern Acres in Forks, Washington. It is a naturally forested venue in the middle of The Olympic National Park. Why we love it:  •This lush private oasis is tucked in a magical spot in the […]

The Big Lie You’ve Probably Heard About Stationery for Elopements and Intimate Weddings   There are so many articles out there about how you should plan for your wedding invitations. But what if you’re eloping or having an intimate wedding? There’s even less information out there! It’s almost as if no one even bothers with […]

Vendor Spotlight: Holly Goodman, Sablewood Paper Co. // Intimate Wedding Stationer A little Q&A:   Where are you from? I was born in Dallas, Texas and lived there until I was, but we moved to a tiny beach town in Florida and I stayed in Florida until 2 years ago when I moved to Seattle! […]

How to Elope in Washington State // Washington Elopement FAQ: WHEN ELOPING IN WASHINGTON, HOW DO WE HANDLE OUR MARRIAGE LICENSE? DO WE NEED A PARK PERMIT? Kate the Planner here to answer your questions! Washington is rapidly becoming a popular place to elope. Born and raised in this state, I LOVE watching couples from […]

Intimate Wedding vs. Elopement: What’s the difference?  // Seattle Elopement Your day has finally arrived; Congratulations, you’re engaged! We are so thrilled for you and can only imagine the excitement you’re experiencing; after all this is such an exciting time!  When the dust settles you will soon realize that now is when all the hard […]

 Melissa + Tamara | Ruby Beach Elopement {Olympic National Park, WA} Tamara and Melissa are women who remind us of why we do what we do. Our highest aim is to serve humans in love who want to capture a moment in time—beautiful, complicated, whatever they need it to be—and let it be truly just […]