Here to inspire you, it’s Real Weddings Wednesday! Today, we present Alyssa + Preston!
Wedding Date: December 3, 2020
Tell us a little about you and your beloved.
What was the best part of your day?
All of it! We were just genuinely happy all day, we had no stress the entire day and we’re able to just enjoy each other! Everything couldn’t have played out more perfectly it was truly a fairytale. The walk up to the cliffside over a stream was definitely one of my favorite parts it was so romantic! Also, our photographer was so fun and helpful with the location and everything being so last minute! We couldn’t have planned it without her. Sitting on the beach sharing a beer after getting married with no rules I think we can both agree was one of the best moments!
What advice would you give to our readers who are planning their weddings right now?
Don’t let people tell you how you’re supposed to do your own wedding. We weren’t completely into the big wedding scene, plus I had already messed up my vows with no one there! But really, you will have a lot of people tell you what and how you should do things–do what you want! We went against the norm and had a completely dreamy day that we still talk about every day. Even though our family wasn’t there, our moments were captured so beautifully and they were very happy and maybe a little jealous.
What else would you like to share about your big day?
We weren’t really sure how elopements worked, but I guess that’s the fun of it. After the beach we went to the hotel dressed up and had a beautiful dinner by the pier. Nothing was on a tight schedule and we didn’t have to accommodate our plans to anything which gave us time to truly be present and not worry about others on our big day. I feel like a lot of weddings are stressful.
Photos courtesy of and copyright Makena Mae Photo, used with permission.
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