Donna Marie




Prompts to inspire you as you brainstorm

Looking for a few creative questions to get the brainstorming going? Here’s some questions to think about together:


What have been the best days that you two have had together as a couple? Where were you and what did you do together?

Describe how the perfect elopement day would feel—are you relaxed? Excited? Happy? Content? Free of any and all stress? Really talk about the feeling you’re chasing.

Close your eyes and picture your wedding day—what’s it like? Are there other people around? Or is it just you? Do you see busy streets, family & friends, your dog(s), or an empty landscape?

What does the scenery look like? Do you see mountains? A city skyline? A waterfall? An ocean? Cliffs? A desert? A lake? A cabin in the woods? A vineyard? A beach?

What about the weather, temperature, and what you are wearing? What would be the most comfortable and the most “you”?

How much time are you dedicating to your elopement? Is it part of a honeymoon trip? Is it a weekend adventure in your favorite spot or a multi-week trek somewhere new?

Who do you see there with you on your day? Your friends? Family members? Your furry best friend? Or are you craving a “just for us” day?

What are you doing on your day together on your wedding day—are you going out for a drive or going on a hike? What about relaxing in a hammock or soaking in a hot spring?

What does your ceremony look like? Are you reading vows? Are there religious or traditional aspects? Is there something meaningful you’d love to include that’s special for you?

How did you fall in love—are there ways you want to implement that into your ceremony? A special place? A special moment? A special song?

Are you eating your favorite foods on your elopement day? Drinking your favorite beverages?


**Pro Tip: Write down all of the ideas that are sparked during this process so that you can refer back to them later when you’re making concrete decisions.