We had always heard it said that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. Translation: Deal with it. We will not always get happy times or good things, but we can make the best out of what we do get. This is certainly true for 2020, especially in the wedding business.
Styled by the amazing Heather Benge with Styled Shoots Across America, this setup was inspired by summertime’s glorious bounty of citrus mixed with that princess fantasy.
Once their families changed their mind about eloping, they had to decide where to host their wedding. Joey is from Oklahoma and Stephanie is from California, so their families weren’t in the same location. So, if people were going to have to travel for the wedding, they wanted their guests to travel to a fun location that had a lot to offer. Then it hit them – New Orleans.
What we love about this styled elopement is that it was all about the details! Not every couple wants to get married on a mountain top or have an epic adventure. This elopement is the perfect example for those who want an intimate wedding that still has all the beautiful and intricate details of a bigger wedding.
The Mill of New Iberia is an old paper mill that they hope to convert into a wedding venue in the near future. Currently people are drawn to the space because of the endless photo opportunities and many “instagramable” back drops.