Why You Should Elope!

What is eloping?

First things first eloping isn’t selfish and it isn’t any less meaningful then celebrating your love with a big wedding. Eloping is a celebration, it is courageous and can look like whatever you want it to. Imagine getting to travel somewhere you’ve always dreamed of going. Envision getting to live out that dream with the person who matters most to you in a form of celebration. Think of the memories and moments that the two of you will cherish for years to come. Eloping sets the focus and attention completely on the two of you on your big day!

Authenticity is an important value to you

Do you want the freedom to experience and feel moments throughout your day without the pressure of others? Eloping can take the expectations from both family and friends about your big day and throw those ideas out the window. When you elope you can control how you react to moments throughout your day without the influence of others around you. No two relationships are exactly the same and you should be allowed to celebrate yours in a way that is authentic to the two of you as a couple.

That big wedding price tag isn’t you

Some couples planning weddings prefer to have a lower budget wedding in order to invest in their future. Money is often a huge part in why young couples prefer to elope or have smaller weddings. The average price of a wedding in Tennessee was 2020 is $26,900 according to https://www.theknot.com/content/average-wedding-cost. When looking at the total cost of a wedding day many variables can come into play. Couples will have certain aspects of their wedding day that they will be more willing to prioritize and invest in.

Exploring is special to you

Imagine being able to pick a destination from your bucket list. A place you’ve always wanted to travel to but never had a reason to. It could be a place that is special to the two of you or somewhere you’ve always wanted to go! When it comes to elopement destinations the sky is really the limit! Do you want to elope on the beaches of Cancun? You can do it! Do you want to elope in the mountains of Gatlinburg? You can do that too! Perfect for those wanting to be able to have an insane honeymoon and wedding day all in one!

Planning a big wedding gives you a headache

You’ve just started planning your wedding day. You’ve taken to all the facebook groups, asked both friends and family for recommendations of those they’ve used in the past. You can quickly become overwhelmed with all the options you are left to chose from but still not sure where to start. If you are anything like myself, time was a huge factor on why my husband and I eloped. Planning an entire wedding is time consuming and can be stressful for many brides.

If you think eloping is the right fit for you I would love to serve you and guide every step of the way

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