A sweet and small fashionable wedding among the sequoias #Wedding Porn#california#couples of color#destination wedding#fingerprint tree#forest#origami#outdoor#pink dress#self-catered#short dress#small wedding#state park April 17 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw Photos by: Mariela Campbell Photography Eloisa and Dan's destination wedding surrounded by sequoias makes me want to cuddle up around a fire in my sleeping bag. They're weren't completely isolated though, since they were at Seven Circles Retreat in the teeny town of Badger, CA (population: 140!). If getting away from it all (and fashionably so) doesn't pull you in, these other details just might: jam jar favors, a thumb print motorbike sketch, homemade lemon and mint water, and lots of Philippine and Romanian home-cooked food. It's the multicultural camp-out of my back-to-nature theme week dreams. We have Mariela Campbell Photography to thank for giving us this mini, virtual vacation. Eloisa's dress is by Marni A wedding comes full circle in this couple's coffee shop of love Maeraj and Michael met online and their first date lasted twelve and a half hours! About a year and a half later, Michael proposed at... [more] Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark (aka Superman) is Offbeat Bride's Editor + Project Wrangler and a Chicago-based freelance web consultant. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video games and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, and cuddles with her feline fur baby. @enidjcoleslaw @whimsycatt PREVIOUS Hydrate your wedding party during hot outdoor ceremonies NEXT Half our guests said no: Seeing the positives to an itty bitty guest list Toggle comments [ 10 ] Such a beautiful and simple Wedding! 2 agree Reply That dress is EVERYTHING. And that VEIL. Swooning. 0 agree Reply Congratulations from Michelle & Barack?! WIN. 3 agree Reply Kindred spirits! My groom wore a blue shirt, has very little hair on his head, wears glasses, and we got a Presidential note too! I love how elegant this looked yet so comforting. Congrats! 1 agrees Reply Where did you get married at? Thank you so much and congratulations to you too! 0 agree Reply how great are the bride and groom's faces in that second to last pic?! 0 agree Reply This looks ethereal, like a beautiful dream! Absolutely gorgeous. Swooning! 2 agree Reply how cool!! I love badger I will be there on mothers day! my soon to be mother in law lives there. Its a gorgeous wedding and looks so relaxed and laid back, and the veil, super cute and sexy. :)) 0 agree Reply Thank you for the feature and everyone's kind comments! Mariela was an amazing photographer who went above and beyond and she really captured the moments I would not have thought of -because I was too exhausted ha! It really was such a lovely day and the best part was that we made it our own. Oh and that veil was super simple to do and entirely diy 1 agrees Reply Thanks for featuring my sister's wedding, I hadn't known this had become a thing! XD 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.