Velvet, faux fur, and waterfalls at this Franklin Falls wintry elopement inspiration

If there's ever a place that deserves to be photographed with lush flowers, faux furs, and black lace, it's Franklin Falls, about 50 miles east of Seattle with waterfalls, hiking routes, and tons of greenery. This wintry elopement inspiration shoot featured burgundy velvet, Jon Snow-worthy furs, jagged icicles, and a roaring waterfall.

It was a three-mile walk to the area, but the breathtaking views are most definitely worth it. Go see for yourself and let me know how much you pine for that black gown…

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A nature-inspired mountain wedding with lots of Bowie

"We wanted things to feel as natural as possible. I believe the words 'Middle-earth' were thrown out a few times when we were thinking about our ideal vibe. We found the perfect venue in the North Carolina mountains…" This lush nature-inspired mountain wedding had everything we love: fab outfits, great hair, and a sound message that it's totally okay to be overwhelmed about wedding planning. Let's see how this awesome pair overcame their worries and rocked the wedding hard…

A fab elopement on Hurricane Ridge (with a sassy deer!)

Christina and Greg got married on their 17th dating anniversary. It was a beautiful September Wednesday afternoon in the Port Angeles area — a lucky draw for Washington fall weather. As a couple who has been through about half of their lives together, they weren’t focused on sweating the little things. Instead, they had a beautiful and intimate elopement on Hurricane Ridge on a cliff in the Olympic National Forest.

Don't miss the actual sixpence in the bride's shoe, the groom's boutonniere sculpted from metal, and the coffee and Top Pot donuts that followed the ceremony…