Roan Mountain Elopement.
Elopements are about intimacy and solitude and this styled elopement shoot in Roan Mountain, Tennessee, is all about that “can’t get enough of you feeling.” With the perfect couple to take on this faithful journey, this styled shoot encompasses a spectrum of unique details: dreamcatchers, fried chicken, a homemade patchwork quilt and even snow.
The style of the shoot centers on a homespun feeling of celebration, with a nomadic twist. And in the middle of the woods right near the water, it is a burst of color from the blooms that sets the theme alight.
The bride holds true to her own style and dons lovely teardrop earrings, a blue shawl, and a nose ring.
A mobile of dreamcatchers hangs from one of the trees for a touch of added décor to this naturally beautiful location. It serves as a lovely, sentimental ceremony spot next to the water.
A large, oversized bouquet featuring plush peonies, hydrangea, tulips, and burgundy scabiosa inject a hearty dose of color into the location and the bridal look.
The bride’s perfect elopement attire is a two-piece look, with a top that features thin straps, a beaded bodice, and a long flowing white skirt that trails behind her.
The groom cuts a dapper, yet rugged figure in his dark vest, white shirt, jeans, and boots. He even brings along a companion to stand by his side.
Under the dreamcatchers, the couple meet face-to-face. The bride’s shoulders are covered in the shawl to protect her from the chilly mountain air.
Close by is a powder blue VW van, which serves a dual purpose. Not only is it perfect for snuggling and relaxing in but it can also take this couple wherever they choose to go! And it’s even decorated with a colorful floral wreath on the front.
The couple take a few photos before hopping inside, where they snuggle up next to one another in the back seat.
Multiple suitcases fill the back and with the window open, an heirloom blanket hangs on the back door.
A celebration picnic for this quirky duo includes Dr. Pepper, fried chicken, and homemade doughnuts.
They take their picnic creekside as the water trickles by, filling the air with melodic sound.
At this time of year, the mountains still hold snow on their peaks. The couple is beckoned from deep in the woods to the snow-dusted tops for a breathtaking view.
And it’s the coveted quilt from which they shared a picnic that they wrap themselves up in, to admire the view just a little longer and embrace on the frost-covered slope.
You just can’t buy the kind of romance an elopement fosters. The chance to be bold and experience this important step in life takes a truly one-of-a-kind couple and this styled shoot presents an enchanting look at this unique experience through roving, romantic style.
Photography: Common Dove Photography
Styling: Knot a Second Thought Wedding and Events
Florals: Callista Designs
Desserts: The Local Lion
Rings: Handscapes Gallery
Ring Designer: Sarah Graham
VW Bus: Tin Can Event Co
Groom’s Vest: Filson
Dream Catcher: 2nd Door on the Right
Hair & Makeup: Canvas Beauty Bar
Invitations: Love Grows in Brooklyn
Models: Jessica & Josh Elliott
Roan Mountain Elopement
Roan Mountain Elopement