Do Something Luxurious
Odds are you’re saving some money by eloping, so treat yourself to a little luxury on your wedding day! Splurge on whatever makes you feel special – opulent accommodations for your destination ceremony, your dream dress, or a delicious meal. If you’re planning to elope because you love to travel, spend a little extra on a scenic view or another day abroad. Take advantage of your cost savings!
Add Traditional Elements
You don’t have to say “goodbye” to all wedding traditions. In fact, picking a few meaningful elements will add a little something special to your big day. If you’ve always wanted a wedding cake, go all out with a fancy two-tier creation. Save the top tier for your first wedding anniversary! Pick a “first dance” song. There’s something extra romantic about the idea of the two of you, swaying along to your song, in a moment that’s just meant for you.
There’s also the tradition not to see each other on your wedding day before the ceremony. Make the time special by exchanging love letters to read while you’re getting ready. Even if it’s only a few hours, the time apart will make you that much more excited to come together again. Few things compare to the groom’s first look at the bride on her wedding day!