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Elopement Activities for a Unique Experience

May 4, 2021

Eloping gives you the freedom to do whatever you want and create your dream day. After all, this is the start of your marriage, so of course it should be all about you two! Often couples will ask, “can we do XYZ?” and the answer is always of course! The best part of elopements is that there are no rules!

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Elopement Activities for a Unique Experience - First Dance

The wedding industry is changing, and elopements aren’t what they used to be. Back in the day, eloping was defined by running away to get married in secret, usually at a courthouse. But now eloping has infinite meaning and possibilities, and is quickly surpassing traditional weddings in popularity. We define eloping as “a wedding experience with a focus on you and your authentic selves together. And creating a space to be known and loved by one another without expectations from others.” So what are the biggest differences in a traditional wedding vs elopement?

Traditional Wedding Vs Elopement: The Biggest Differences

March 16, 2021

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A wedding reception at Union 12 during a summer sunset.

Indiana Venues that are Perfect for an Intimate Wedding

March 2, 2021

Let’s be honest, venue shopping for an intimate wedding is harder than it looks. No one wants to pay thousands for a venue that holds 400 people, for a 30 person affair. And some of the unique and gorgeous small wedding venues get buried amongst the hundreds of large traditional wedding venues, so it can quickly become overwhelming trying to find the perfect location.

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Bride and groom toasting speeches and drinking champagne during their Indiana backyard wedding.

If you don’t want a big traditional wedding, but also don’t want to elope just the two of you, then a micro wedding is perfect for you. Micro weddings are infinitely flexible and unique. You can craft a day that fits your relationship perfectly.

How to have a Micro Wedding in 2021

January 21, 2021

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Reasons to Elope during the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 14, 2021

COVID-19 shook the world to the core last March, and almost a year later, is still largely prevalent. Because of the global pandemic, many couples have been left scrambling with what to do about their wedding. The wedding industry was met with a surge of couples canceling or postponing their weddings to 2021, even 2022. But for some, the idea of putting life and marriage on hold for a year or longer is unimaginable. So the decision to elope or have an intimate wedding has been growing more and more popular by the day. I put together this blog for ideas, alternatives and ways to elope that are just as special as your original plans.

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An elopement at Turkey Run State Park on a warm summer evening.

Indiana is so much more than cornfields, I promise. You can absolutely elope in Indiana and have an epic, beautiful location. We actually have a lot more waterfalls than you would expect! Maybe you want to elope or share an intimate wedding with close friends and family, but don’t want to go too far from home. These locations below can give you the adventurous experience while staying within the state and not hurting your budget.

Where to Elope in Indiana

January 7, 2021

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How To Crush It At Your Engagement Session! // Indiana Wedding Photographer

June 24, 2020

Let’s be honest, being in front of a camera for an hour is daunting. I myself feel horrendously awkward when I get my photo taken! Your engagement session doesn’t have to be this painful experience, it can actually be a total blast!

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