WASHINGTON COAST ELOPEMENT INSPIRATION: ROD & RELLA

It was cold, rainy, and wet.  On the beach, the wind was unforgiving.  Frigid sea spray glazed our skin, coated my camera lens, and filled our lungs.   

But that didn’t stop Rod and Rella.  Adventurous to their cores, to them this was the perfect way to spend the day.  Plus, when you’re in love it really doesn’t matter what the weather’s like. 

Sweet words of congratulations followed us on the trail.  The hikers we passed oohed and ahhhed over this adorable couple and the obvious adoration they have each other.  More than once we heard, “Now this is the way to get married!” or “Oh, how I wish we’d done this!”

Because weddings can be stressful.  Elopements?  Eh, not so much. 

All you need to do is pick a place where your heart can sing and show up.  The vows, the declarations of love, the promises of forever…  That’s the easy part. 

Nature is my church.  And on this day, the entire forest offered witness and sang its blessings. 

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