Some couples decide to take along a few family and friends to their elopement while other choose not to have anybody tag along. For many couples, making the decision to elope is more about focusing on you as couple rather than trying to leave everybody out! If that is you here are some great ideas on How To Keep Family involved During Your Elopement planning process!
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How to Keep Family Involved During Your Elopement
1. Throw an Engagement Party
You may want to celebrate your wedding day with just the two of you, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your engagement with your friends and family! Letting your Mom or your best friend plan a party for you will be one less thing for you to worry about all while keeping them involved during this special time! It could also be a great time to start chatting with your friends and family to let them know that your eloping, tell them all about it and make them get all excited for you and your amazing plans!
2. Shop for your outfits with your friends and family
You may be eloping, but that doesn’t mean you get to miss out on having that dream dress! Take your mom and your nearest and dearest friends along with you to search for your dress and accessories. This will keep your family involved during your elopement in a way that you want them involved! It will also help them to feel special since you asked them to come along on such an important part of preparing for your elopement!!
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3. Hire a Photographer to share images when you get back
When couples choose to elope one of the first things a couple does is find their dream photographer! Couples who elope tend to value experiences over things and their elopement day is all about crafting an experiences that reflects them. So, what better way to cherish and relive such an epic day is by having a photographer you connect with to document your entire experience. Having gorgeous images that tell the story of your elopement day is a great way to share your experience back home with your friends and family! You can also send out elopement announcements with a few of your stunning pictures!
If you have an adventurous spirit and desire to have an intimate experience on your wedding day then eloping is probably a great choice for you! Eloping is all about having a stress-free, laid back and incredible experience. It is about starting your lives together on a rad adventure and committing your lives together in a place you’ve always dreamed of or in an extremely meaningful place to the both of you. If you are looking for an elopement photographer and for someone who will be by your side and help guide you through planning your dream elopement then I would be so honored to be a part of your special day! I’ll be there to guide you through every step, to be your planner, to handle the logistics, to be your adventure guide and so much more! You can contact me >HERE< and I cannot wait to talk to you about your elopement!
A great way to have your family and friends with you on your day without actually having them there is to have them write letters to you for you to open and read on your elopement day! This can be such a special and intimate moment to share with your new spouse. It can bring happy tears and lots of laughter! You wouldn’t regret doing this for one moment.
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5. Go Out to Dinner Afterwards
Once you get back home from your elopement day you can invite your friends and family out to dinner to celebrate! There are many ways to celebrate afterwards with those who matter to you and I wrote a whole article about What to Do After Eloping so be sure to check it out!!
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I would absolutely love to chat with you about your elopement! I’ll be here to guide you through every step so that you can have the stress free and adventurous day you desire. I’m here to be so much more than just a photographer for you. You can contact me >HERE< and I cannot wait to chat with you!!
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