Love Story Of The Day: This Couple Eloped At Sunrise For Such A Beautiful Reason
It's not often you receive a wedding invite that asks you to arrive at 6am. Candace says that she and Blaine \"felt married\" long before they officially tied the knot. When you read the reason why they chose sunrise to make their union official, your heart will melt.
From The Bride:
Blaine and I met in High School when we were 17. I was head over heels in love. We have always felt we were given a love that is truly special. We haven’t stopped living life since. We valued having an intimate wedding and decided eloping was the right choice for us after watching these amazing elopement videos. We already felt married and it was really about planning a special day for just us. We live right near North Table Mountain and have hiked to the top countless times. It is a place where we have bonded as a couple and have taken our closest family members for priceless memories. Those moments at the top are always special and provide a calmness one cannot describe. We could have eloped at any amazing mountain peak in Colorado but the Mesas in Golden mean so much to our community and us. The view at Lichen Peak is indescribable and we knew it was “our spot”. We chose to hike to the top for sunrise because that is when Blaine and I feel most connected. Plus, we are early birds! We met all of our vendors at the base of the Mesa at 6:00am. Everyone pitched in to help carry the heavy flowers and we took short breaks to breathe. We arrived at the peak and had the most amazing sunrise lighting and the beautiful noises of nature. We saw a herd of deer clear the area just prior to arriving; it was magical.
Cinematographer: Seth Dunlap
Dress: BHLDN – Jensen Gown
Photographer: Josh Best
Planner: Sarah Viera
Reception Venue: North Table Mountain