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That’s right folks, a surprise wedding. No, I’m not talking about myself.

A business friend sent me the link to this post a while back, as it involved a few co-workers of hers (and a former co-worker, as their photographer).  Then last week, a former co-worker of mine, sent it to me, and completely reminded me that I needed to blog about this.  So here, you go.  A surprise wedding.

The couple, a close friend and their photographer are the only ones who knew about the “surprise” wedding.  Their parents did not know, no family members, no one. And to prove it, here are their parents’ reactions.

Priceless, right?

The at-home ceremony and reception was intimate and beautiful. And, if I had gone this route (who am I kidding, I’m a good secret keeper, but there is no way I could keep this secret), this is how I would want it to turn out.  You can feel the love in these pictures just by looking at them.  It is so heartwarming.

All photos courtesy of Hoffer Photographer

Would you ever have a surprise wedding? Or do you want the whole big shebang?


  1. Kelly
    12:57 pm on October 8th, 2009

    Thanks for blogging about my wedding!
    It was an awesome experience, and I would recommend it to anyone!

  2. Just found out you had this wedding on here! I was so glad to shoot it. Kelly + Jonathan had the coolest plan and totally fooled everyone. It was really a special day. Quite a new experience for everyone. Loved it!

  3. landlockedbride
    2:37 pm on October 8th, 2009

    @Kelly Anytime! Vanessa told me about it, and I wanted to share it!

    @Tony The photos turned out beautifully!

  4. I love this idea! I think it is a wonderfully romantic plan!