This Sunrise Elopement Is Giving Us All the Feels
December 13, 2017
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Michelle and Dave's gorgeous wedding just might go down in history as one of the sweetest days ever. All bright colors and stunning ocean views, they took their five-year engagement and made it official at Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa with just their super cute daughter and their talented photog and coordinator, Melissa Mercado, at their side. It was a day that was all about the LOVE, and we can't get enough of every heartfelt moment.
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From Melissa Mercado Photography... Michelle and Dave had been engaged for five years when the time was finally right to say "I do." They had planned a vacation to one of their favorite corners of Mexico - Tulum. Michelle told me this about her original ideas: "We have always wanted something simple. We would like to make our marriage official and celebrate our vows with our daughter in a place we love before we start the next chapter of our life. We really want something simple on the beach, a symbolic ceremony that we can say our vows to each other."

I offer Elopement Packages that include the ceremony, an officiant, flowers, champagne and, of course, the photography! They're intimate ceremonies that I tailor to my clients' desires. We arrange a time and location and then see what magic the universe brings us! We had to change last minute, as the weather wasn't going to cooperate for a late afternoon affair. But it worked out amazingly as we got to witness an amazing sunrise and felt the universe really blessed this union in all of it's gorgeous splendor.

I loved Michelle's desire to have Avery, their 4-year-old daughter, be such an integral part of her day. I loved her flower choices, and love even more that their beautiful family of four was all present on this day (she was a few months pregnant when they said "I do!").