Spring 2021, Elope Seattle Style. Note from Annemarie…
It’s Spring 2021, and you want to be married, yea! In a sweet and intimate wedding ceremony, somewhere in Seattle. Or perhaps at a location outside of Seattle, somewhere pretty in the Puget Sound area. Honoring the Governor’s guidelines for wedding, I am working with couples who are planning a true elopement, or a small…Read More
Karl and Bridgette: Sweetly Married At The Willows Lodge…
The Willows Lodge in Woodinville is one of my favorite venues for a an elopement or a small and intimate ceremony. Time and time again, couples check into the beautiful property and are married, either inside the Lodge or somewhere in the beautiful garden, surrounding the Lodge.Karl and Bridgette snuggled in for two days and…Read More
Brian + Jamie: A Sweet & Intimate Wedding Ceremony at Seattle’s Gasworks Park…
There are precious moments in life that that are just truly wonderful. This past Saturday, I had the happiness of joining Brian and Jamie for their intimate ceremony at Gasworks Park in Seattle, surrounded by their family…and four fur kids!With a permit in hand for a beautiful space on the water at Gasworks, we gathered for…Read More
A Lovely Seattle Elopement in Seattle!
It was happiness for me to share in Bill and Katy’s sweet, intimate and private wedding ceremony at a Seattle park! We found a huge and beautiful tree and with a few logistics to find best lighting, we shared in a romantic and beautiful ceremony, with personalized vows.Joined by their photographer and another witness, we…Read More
David + Scott: From Alabama to Washington State With LOVE!
After almost 2 decades of loving relationship, two of the very best guys “eloped” to Seattle for their wedding ceremony on July 1st. As soon as I received David’s email inquiry, I knew I was going to love working with him and Scott. You’ve got to LOVE two men who take great care and time to…Read More
A Lovely Ceremony For 2: Justin and Jamie
While they could have technically and fully “eloped,” Jamie honored her parents request to be present at their wedding ceremony. So, yesterday, on the 4th of July – a day with great personal meaning ~ Jamie married the love of her life, Justin, in the backyard of her childhood home in Maple Valley.Surrounded by her parents,…Read More
Tips, Best Advice and a Checklist to Elope to Seattle, Washington!
It’s summertime in Seattle and a popular city for an elopement…not only for couples who live and love in the Pacific Northwest but for loving couples from all around the country. As we move into July and August, the best months for weather in Seattle, most couples opt to elope outdoors, choosing a park, waterside…Read More
Sometimes A Seattle Wedding Ceremony Is Truly Private…
I married a sweet couple on Monday morning. A+M wanted their ceremony to be private, with only 2 witnesses.Simple. Easy. Elegant. Just for them. So, we met at Alki Beach and I officiated their ceremony at one of my favorite places on Alki Beach – to the left of Salty’s Restaurant. This area offers a…Read More
Lee and Tamara Are Married At The Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie, Washington!
The paradox of life.What is big is small.What is small is big. It was happiness for me to join Lee and Tamara for their intimate ceremony for ‘2″ at The Salish Lodge last weekend. As always, the staff at the Lodge went above and beyond (thank you, Cristy Barnes!) to insure we had a beautiful…Read More
A Sweet & Intimate Saturday Morning in Auburn, Washington…
Cynthia + Nori. Married at their home in Auburn on a crisp April Saturday morning, with Cynthia’s parents as witnesses. When I arrived, Nori was looking handsome in his suit. And Cynthia was absolutely gorgeous in her gown and accessories.We took time to sweetly celebrate their loving relationship and the anticipation they both share for…Read More
Ashley and Ismail Marry at the new Terrace at Seattle’s Kubota Gardens…
Ashley and Ismail were married on Saturday morning at the new Terrace overlooking a beautiful water feature and pond at Seattle’s Kubota Gardens. Surrounded by 20+ family and friends, this sweet couple exchanged beautiful vows. While Ismail is not a man of many words in a public setting, he was very eloquent when he shared…Read More
Mikey, Sam and Sally Elope To The Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie, Washington!
It was a crazy weather day yesterday, Sunday, March 13th!At The Salish Lodge, overlooking the roaring Snoqualmie Falls, it was truly nutty weather! Tucked inside the Lodge, in the warm and lovely Cliffside room overlooking the Falls, Mikey and Sam exchanged beautiful personal vows and embarked on their marriage adventure. What made this moment all the…Read More
Seattle Elopement Planning: Navigating Summer Traffic & Events
If you are planning a summer elopement in Seattle, be “traffic savvy” to avoid traffic and/or timing issues that may create unexpected problems on your wedding day. Here is a “crash course” to help you navigate heavy summer car and ferry traffic in Seattle as you put together the time line for your wedding events…Read More
An Intimate and Special Wedding Ceremony at Pike Place Market!
As they envisioned their wedding day, Emil and Emily wanted to keep things easy and simple. And so, they gathered family and friends and one a lovely Winter afternoon, exchanged vows and more at Pike Place market, to the delighted of hundreds of onlookers!There are fun places to get married at Pike Place Market. You…Read More
Your Seattle Elopement! How to Have Fun, Select a Unique Location and Create a Great Memory…
Seattle is a great city for an elopement! If you and your Sweetheart would like to elope to Seattle and create a lovely “wedding day memory,” here is a “mini overview” to assist you in creating a fun elopement experience with a unique location or venue.Each year, hundreds of couples from all parts of the…Read More
Celebrating Wonderful Holiday Weddings Seattle Style 2015!
Usually the week between Christmas and New Year’s is a little quiet for weddings.Well, not this year!So much happiness and congratulations to wonderful couples who tied the knot during the holiday season – the one thing they all had in common was a small/intimate ceremony and/or a wedding that was put together in little time!…Read More
A Holiday Elopement or a Small/Intimate December Wedding Ceremony in Seattle!
It’s December and I love this time of year for a holiday winter wedding – whether this is truly an elopement for 2 or perhaps a small and intimate wedding ceremony with up to 10 guests or so.Oftentimes, a couple finds a Northwest hotel or bed and breakfast and snuggles in for a weekend, celebrating…Read More
Mama Love! A Sweet & Intimate Wedding in Bellevue, Washington…
The sweetest thing. Love this.In record time, and from Texas, Scott and Victoria planned an intimate wedding ceremony and celebration for close family and friends at a retirement center in Bellevue on Saturday afternoon – insuring that Scott’s lovely Mother, Shirley, could attend! And this tiny wedding had all of the pomp of a more…Read More
2 Beautiful Wedding Ceremonies At The Willows Lodge in Woodinville…
The Willows Lodge never disappoints. It is one of my most favorite places in the Pacific Northwest for a loving and intimate (and tiny) wedding ceremony, and their affordable “I Do for 2” elopement package offers sweet benefits and values.Much happiness to Terry and Tiffany (featured in photo), just married at The Willows Lodge. …Read More
Married In The Grand Forest on Bainbridge Island: Dave and Nina
Nina called me up and said she wanted to be married on Bainbridge Island!Since I live on Bainbridge Island, I suggested a sweet spot on a tiny bridge over a creek in the Grand Forest, which is such a forest forest and park and a favorite with many residents on the Island.So, on a beautiful…Read More