Bayou Bliss: Mari & AJ's Elopement Adventure | Stoney Ridge Azle TX

TBuckle up for a story that starts with the refusal to settle for anything less than amazing wedding pictures! Mari decided she wasn't going to miss out on the magic any longer, and that's when the adventure truly began. We'll call it an elopement, a vow renewal, a celebration of love—because every love story deserves its time in the spotlight.

Mari, in her pursuit of authentic memories, opted for an intimate affair that felt more like a dream than a ceremony. This was her chance to have the 'real' wedding pictures she had always envisioned. While nothing can replace the magic of the actual wedding day, Mari embraced the idea of adding new and cherished memories to the tapestry of her love story.

In a world where weddings often come with a hefty price tag, Mari chose to focus on the richness of love, making her day both cost-effective and deeply meaningful. Courthouse vows or backyard ceremonies, especially our specialty—elopements—create an intimate atmosphere that allows the essence of the couple's connection to shine.

This celebration wasn't just about photography; it was about crafting an experience that Mari and Aj would carry in their hearts forever. As Mari's close friend and photographer, I can honestly say that being part of these moments was one of the best days of my life. Happy Anniversary to the incredible couple!

And let's talk about the unexpected Louisiana vibes at Stoney Ridge Villa in Azle, TX! The food, though I missed out, was raved about, and the cake from Ashton Marie Cakes, LLC, stole the show with its absolute gorgeousness.

Venue: Stoney Ridge Villa | Azle, TX

Cake: Ashton Marie Cakes, LLC

Photographer: Rae De Lain Weddings

Shoes: Amazon

Dress: Lang's Bridal