Way back in November, before I was bogged down with the holidays, I married the sweetest nerd I know. We flew out to California, had an adventure (or two or three), stayed in a hotel designed by my idol, took a quick hike to a place like no other, and tied the knot. This is that story in pictures: getting ready, our first look, arrival to the cold desert of Joshua Tree National Park (along with Tobias, who was very displeased with the weather), our vows, first kiss (As husband and wife. We’ve actually kissed a couple of times before. Just for practice.), and our first dance.
our first look:
All photos, other than the last two, were taken by Sam Arroyo of SamanthaSmithArroyo.com. Follow her incredible work on Instagram! Her husband, Josh of Arroyo Films, will soon send us the video that was made. I can’t wait to share it with y’all!
Post script: Samantha Smith Arroyo posted a blog about our elopement, too: Kelsie & Mark Joshua Tree Elopement