Bohemian Desert Elopement Inspiration

desert elopement

We’ve got just the thing to get you lovelies through the rest of your Monday! An ultra-dreamy bohemian desert styled elopement, from Chelsea Nicole Photography, that will no doubt have you feeling both serene + inspired. We’re always a fan of desert details + we’re pretty crazy about the super pretty wedding dresses, those lace dreamcatchers and the succulent-clad tablescape featured in this editorial. So many great ideas that would easily translate to fêtes of so many kinds!

From Chelsea, The shoot was set in the ruins of an old ghost town and Death Valley with the majestic Nevada-California mountains as the backdrop. It tells the story of a carefree, spirited girl who drifts asleep and awakens to a romantic elopement. A tablescape for two was styled by The Wooden Trunk, with simple potted succulents and assorted dusty blooms with small pops of color. And the bride’s wedding dresses were custom-made and designed by Sophia Rose Bridal.

desert elopement

dream catcher

bohemain bride

bohemian desert elopement

bohemian desert elopement


desert horses

Isn’t this the dreamiest backdrop? So in love!

desert bride

flower hair piece


desert boho bride

desert bouquet

bohemian desert elopement

succulent plate setting

The arid-inspired blooms were put together by Layers of Lovely Floral.

desert centerpiece

bohemian desert elopement

bohemian desert elopement

bohemian desert elopement

Dreaming of a desert getaway now? We know we are! Big thanks to the talented folks below for sharing their creativity with us today!

photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography // planning + design: The Wooden Trunk // venue: Death Valley, California/Nevada Border // florals: Layers of Lovely Floral // hair + makeup: Makeup in the 702 // model: Megan Erskine // dresses: Sophia Rose Bridal

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  1. Makes me want to take a vacation, like right now.

  2. Very nice shots ! Perfect light and colors

  3. Such a pretty Photo shoot. I love love love her dress and her dress.

  4. Oh my! So much pretty! The dusty rose colour palette works perfectly with the desert destination.

  5. What a magnificent landscape! These photos are sublime, really. A dream marriage. All the best and see you soon. Chloé


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