Articles for Couples Considering a Small Wedding

I’m not here to convince you that a small, intimate wedding is right for everyone.

Because hey, it might not be a good fit for you!

But if it’s something you’ve been considering, have a look at some of these articles for inspiration, ideas, and even a bit of practicality.

The New York Times: THE SMALLER, CHEAPER, JUST-FOR-US WEDDING | “The backyard is the new ballroom,” said Amy Kaneko, an events planner in San Francisco. You heard it, straight from the NY Times.

Stone Fox TalesTHE BRIDE WORE NIKES Seven Couples On Their Crazy Cool Elopements | Really great stories and insights from the couples themselves. And getting married in front of a painting at the Met?! Sign me up.

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The Knot: SMALL AND INTIMATE WEDDINGS | Outlines specific advantages of throwing a small wedding bash.

The Big Fake Wedding7 BENEFITS OF AN INTIMATE WEDDING | Among the benefits are making it a family affair, or even a destination wedding.

Grey Likes Weddings: TOP TEN MOST ROMANTIC ELOPEMENTS | From a sweet and simple beach elopement to jet-setting off for a New Zealand adventure, these couples are not afraid to stray from the norm.

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So what do you think? Yay or Nay?

If you say Yay, I’d love to hear more about your intimate wedding ideas. Send me an email here.


Katie photographs elopements and intimate weddings. She is located in Los Angeles and is available for travel worldwide.