I take back everything I’ve ever said about my dream wedding because this couple’s Santorini elopement is everything I want and more. As if the breathtaking setting, lush flowers and intimate moments between the gorgeous bride and groom weren’t enough, they left with stunning photos thanks to Anna Roussos and a lovely video from Olive Tree Films—what more could a girl want? Fall in love here.
From the beautiful Bride… I am the type of girl who doesn’t like the spotlight, a bit different from most brides.
We always knew we wanted to get married overseas. Such an amazing experience and it creates an unforgettable story to tell in the future.
Benny and I were flicking through travel magazines and a colour picture of Santorini caught my eye. The beautiful white buildings, blue doors and spectacular views. I then showed Benny that same picture and our immediate decision was yes! Santorini it is!
We thought it looked like heaven on earth and now from experience we can say its exactly that! So the searching began.
I’d be lying if I said it was stress free. The thought of organising a wedding alone comes with its difficulties but to organise one on the other side of the world definitely has it’s challenges. Though once we found the right people to work with us, wedding planner, photographer, videographer, venue etc it all just fell into place.
The rest as you can see is history and we couldn’t be more proud of what we created with our fantastic team of experts.
If you’re thinking about getting married in Santorini, don’t think twice, it’s the best choice we could’ve possibly made!!
From Tie The Knot In Santorini… Planning & designing with Katie and Benny their elopement in Santorini was absolutely delightful!! They are a couple full of positive energy and had so many great ideas for their wedding!
Opting for a modern feeling, Katie decided having a vivid color palette: pink, coral, purple and gold elements! I absolutely loved the idea and could not wait to bring it to life! We used gorgeous flowers to add to this color scheme, such as peonies, ranunculus, dahlias and roses that were used for the stunning bouquet and centerpieces.
We also tried to complement this bold palette with a more vintage look, which perfectly matched the natural Santorini backdrop. Our goal was for the wedding’s style to be in absolute balance with the surrounding environment. Vintage table and chairs from a private collection were brought to their private terrace for the romantic dinner. And, we also added vintage details to the tablescape, such as the gold candlesticks and glasses that I found at a flea market in Athens.
What made the wedding even more exciting was the fact that we also used personalized items: The wooden cake stand was made just for them by Benny’s father! Katie’s father created the lovely VW miniatures that were carrying their wedding rings. It was such a lovely way to have their beloved ones present, through the items they crafted for their wedding day!
It truly was a beautiful day! It had it all: love, happiness and beautiful set up! A wedding we will never forget.
Photography: Anna Roussos | Videography: Olive Tree Films | Event Planning: Tie The Knot In Santorini | Floral Design: Betty Flowers | Wedding Dress : Sarah Seven | Cake : PetranArt | Rings : Port Heritage Jewellers | Catering: Spicy Bites Santorini | Makeup: Renia Bledaki | Hair: Bella Damigou | Groom's Attire : Tarocash In Port Macquarie | Venue: Alta Vista Suites | Signage: Weddings & Whimsy