Weddings come in all shapes and sizes. There are the huge blow-out soirees with twelve attendants on both sides, there are the small celebrations with a few close friends and family, and then there is the elopement, where the couple finds a private little nook and exchanges vows between just the two of them and an officiant. They are all beautiful in their own way! When the private little nook an elopement couple finds happens to be in one of the oldest and most historical courtyards in New Orleans, the event becomes magical!
We met Jennifer and Chris along with officiant, Tom Steffen, in the tiny little nook behind the fountain in the courtyard of The Court of Two Sisters. It was the kind of day that you read about in any southern novel … hot and sultry with air so thick it was palpable. Over the din of a whirring fan and trickling fountain, the couple exchanged vows and rings and promises of forever. After making the marriage official, we took a quick walk around the neighborhood for some photos. Albeit a quick walk, you don’t have to go far in any direction in this area to find amazing scenery and rich historical significance. We dropped the newlyweds back at Court of Two Sisters for their celebratory dinner, and wished them many happy years to come! Congratulations again Jennifer and Chris!