Laura + Gene - Mountain Elopement - Ireland / by This Modern Love

Let us tell you about Laura and Gene... Two old souls, deeply, deeply in love... Alabamans, possibly the world's greatest Felice Brothers fans, minimalists, nature-lovers, amazing human beings...

They didn't want a big traditional wedding. Instead, a small ceremony, an elopement, just the two of them, up a mountain in Ireland - where they had never been before! Plans were hatched over Skype and flights were booked. On the day, we collected the cake* and drove south to Carlingford. The kids from the guesthouse picked Laura a bouquet from their garden, we met the minister** in the forest, and things suddenly began to take shape...

Such an intimate, wind-swept and magical day. One we'll remember for a long time...

* From the genius that is Cakes by James

** The legendary Rev. Reuben McCormick, who was up for an adventure.