Micro Wedding With Meaning
If Planning a big wedding seems like a stressful idea and you want no part in it, have no fear. It doesn't have to derail your dreams. In fact, more couples are saying 'I do' to micro weddings - intimate celebrations that prioritize quality over quantity. If you're looking for inspiration for your own micro wedding, Brooke and Cody's breathtaking lakeside nuptials at Elephant Butte, New Mexico, will give you plenty of ideas to steal. From the symbolism of their scaled-down ceremony to the personalized details that made the day magical, this article will take you behind the scenes of a picture-perfect micro wedding. So get ready to swoon over the stunning photos and take notes on how to say 'I do' in style.,
Growing up in central New Mexico, Brooke spent many summers Lakeside with her family, every summer in fact! When Brooke started planning her wedding she knew she wanted it to be meaningful. At the beginning, she was thinking large traditional wedding, but after a couple of weeks she realized a traditional wedding wasn’t what she wanted. She ultimately decided to have a small intimate wedding at a location that she holds extremely close to her heart. Not only did she grow up on this lake, but it was the place that her fiancé now husband Cody proposed to her.
Overcast With A View
The morning of Brooke & Cody’s wedding, the weather brought in some heavy rain and gorgeous, overcast. They found themselves exchanging vows under a light sprinkle with a breathtaking backdrop.
The meaning behind their scaled-down ceremony was about prioritizing what truly matters - their love and commitment to each other. With only their closest family members and friends in attendance, they were able to create an intimate atmosphere that reflected their personalities and values.
The ceremony took place on a cloudy day overlooking the serene Elephant Butte Lake, with a beautiful arbor adorned with dry & neutral colored flowers and the lake as the backdrop. Brooke walked down the aisle in a stunning gown, accompanied by her father. Cody looked dapper in his cream suit and brown shoes.
Their vows, which they wrote themselves, were heartfelt and personalized. They included promises to support and encourage each other, to have fun and laugh together, and to always cherish each other's company. The officiant who was also the grooms father, shared anecdotes and advice, making everyone feel like they were witnessing something truly special.
Despite the unconventional circumstances, Brooke and Cody's ceremony was a picture-perfect moment that showcased the beauty of a micro wedding. The small guest count allowed them to be surrounded by those who truly mattered and to focus on what was important - their love for each other.,
Why Micro Weddings Are Here to Stay
As Brooke and Cody's wedding demonstrated, micro weddings are not only intimate but also allow couples to pay attention to details that often get overlooked in larger, more traditional weddings. In a world where less is becoming more, the popularity of micro weddings makes perfect sense. With only a few guests, the couple can focus solely on the details that make their day special, without the stress of pleasing a large crowd.
Micro weddings offer couples the opportunity to create an exceptionally personalized experience that perfectly fits their style, preferences, and budget. Furthermore, they tend to be more eco-friendly and more straightforward to plan and execute, allowing couples to have all the aspects of a larger wedding in a smaller, more meaningful setting.
Furthermore, in a post-pandemic world, it's no surprise that more people are turning towards micro weddings. The constraints of social distancing and the need for safety have caused many couples to trim their guest list and opt for more intimate settings. Micro weddings offer the perfect solution for couples who want to celebrate their love in the company of their closest family and friends.
In conclusion, micro weddings are here to stay and offer couples the freedom to design their perfect day in whatever style they want. Whether it's a beach ceremony with 10 guests or a backyard wedding with a few loved ones, micro weddings will continue to be a popular choice for couples who want to celebrate their love in a meaningful and intimate way.,
Brooke and Cody's Elephant Butte wedding was a stunning reminder that a micro wedding can be just as beautiful and meaningful as a large traditional wedding. This lakeside ceremony was the perfect combination of personalized details, a breathtaking location, and a focus on what truly matters. As micro weddings become more popular, the possibilities for creating unique and unforgettable events become endless. So whether you're planning a micro wedding due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions or simply want a more intimate celebration, let Brooke and Cody's wedding inspire you to say 'I do' in style. After all, as Brooke said, "Our wedding was proof that small and intimate can be just as beautiful as large and extravagant."