When Francesca reached out to me to plan her elopement, she said Wells, Maine was very important to her and Giancarlo. They vacation there together every year. Upon doing research, I discovered Wells Beach was heavily trafficked. I wanted them to have a secluded intimate location far away from hoards of people in a beautiful location. I found the best place, Laudholm Preserve! It’s scenic pathways to the ocean through woodlands and marsh grasses was perfect! It’s easy to access and only a mile walk to the beach on a fairly level trail through the woods.
Francesca and Giancarlo had a very small gathering of family members who traveled from Montreal. It was important to ensure everyone could get to the elopement location easily. That didn’t stop Francesca from wearing her high heel wedges to walk the mile to their special spot. She elegantly made her way through the woods to the beach. After her ceremony, she kicked off her shoes and went barefoot! My kind of bride–independent, free-spirited and adventurous! Plus she believes in being colorful and untraditional. She even made her veil! We didn’t stop smiling or laughing the whole time we made our way to the beach.
Laudholm Preserve is a beautiful sanctuary for birds, wildlife and fauna. With acres and acres of hiking trails, it was the perfect location not far from Wells. My husband accompanied me and was a valuable partner to help make the day run smoothly for Francesca and Giancarlo. Following their incredible elopement, they invited us to dinner with them and their family in Wells, Maine. It was an unforgettable night of laughter and story telling.
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