This charming beach elopement was special in so many ways!

Judy – the bride’s mother – called me a week before the wedding desperate to find all the people they needed for Katie and Dalton’s special day.

No pressure.

They were trying to put together a celebration for these two before Dalton relocated to the other side of the country.

Katie and Dalton had a beautiful intimate ceremony, surrounded by a few of their closest family and friends.

Get to know more about these two lovebirds on today’s blog!


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Charming Beach Elopement

Katie is from Virginia Beach, and Dalton came to us through his job serving in the Coast Guard.

These two lovebirds met at The Banque in Norfolk, a fun country western line dance bar.

Katie first got to know Dalton’s twin brother – who was there with his fiancé… so when she saw Dalton, all bets were off.

One of the things they like to joke about their first date that almost didn’t happen.

Katie told Dalton to meet her at the Virginia Beach oceanfront – but he ended up going to Ocean View beach in Norfolk…

Both of them were wondering where the other one was until Katie called Dalton, and they realized the mistake. Oops!

But that was two years ago, and they have been inseparable ever since then.


Military life can often be unpredictable, but often has some of the best adventures in store.

One of the reasons this wedding was put together so quickly is because Dalton is getting stationed in Seattle, WA at the end of May.

So now that these two are married, they are going to pack their bags and begin their next adventure… this time as a married couple!


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VENDORS: Venue – Beach Spa Bed & Breakfast | Photographer – Fresh Look Photography | Videography – Stevie Kimmel | Celebrant – Zach Garmer | Catering – Kahiau’s Bakery & Cafe | Florals – Norfolk Wholesale Floral |


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