During the summer of 2016 I was lucky enough to photograph Mary and Chris’ wedding at the gorgeous Fairyland Club in Lookout Mountain, GA. We met Mary and Chris while they were living near us in Laramie, Wyoming and became quick friends. Mary is one of my favorite bride’s and was such a sweetheart to answer a few questions to help all you brides currently planning your wedding!
As a bride on your wedding day you’re beyond busy running from one place to the next, being pulled in every direction and have a million things on your mind. After what seems like endless hours of planning, anticipation and excitement, you want to remember every second of your day, right? It can all pass in one big, fast-forward, blur and you can leave with thoughts of “I should have…” But taking the time to slow down and be present throughout the day will help you to really savor those special moments and create precious memories for you to cherish for a lifetime. Below are some of my favorite moments that you’ll want to be sure and take a moment to appreciate as they come.
Elopement: an act or instance of running off secretly, as to be married.
Sounds pretty romantic, right? If you are unsure about planning an elaborate wedding, an elopement is a trendy alternative that may be exactly what you have been dreaming of! Here are a few benefits of running away with your fiancé to elope.
Deciding on a location, choosing outfits and wondering if you will even look good in your photos? You already have enough to worry about with planning your big day so don’t let your engagement photos just be another item on your ‘to-do’ list. You can make your engagement session enjoyable and stress free with these tips.
Have you ever found someone who says what you’re thinking… only way better? You read their words and its like they are speaking straight to your heart.
That’s how I felt when I found Sharon on Instagram. I cant remember what she said exactly, but her words lingered in my mind all week. If you don’t follow @TheBareBride, YOU TOTALLY SHOULD. Her message encourages brides to focus on the things that matter while wedding planning(LOVE). The way you feel, your connection to each other, and navigating the high-seas of heartfelt wedding planning, in a way that is low stress and meaningful.
I love her mindful, heartfelt approach to wedding planning and I think you will too! After all, you know how much I love to preach Feels not Details.