20 Fab Elopement Wedding Announcements

A few years ago, when my friend Sarah and her lovely fiancee stopped in London after a round-the-world trip, a group of us girls threw her a fairly impromptu hen night. All night, we drank trays of flavoured vodka and toasted their lives together, and sent them off back to Joburg expecting them to set a wedding date. Instead, as soon as they’d had a chance to tell their parents in person, we got an announcement – the sneaky minxes had in fact eloped while on their trip. And you know what, we loved it! There were all these gorgeous pics of the two of them, so in love and sharing this special secret moment on the other side of the world. I still think they looked like one of the most relaxed couples I’ve ever seen on their wedding day. So ever since then, I think elopements are pretty awesome. Sure, they’re not for everyone (and there can be hurt feelings from family members and friends who want to be included), but there really is something special about a wedding with a guest list of ‘just us two’. BUT here’s the thing – if you’re going this route, you’ll want a classier way to let your nearest and dearest know than just changing your status on Facebook. Something to let them in on the excitement, to let them know they were in your heart if not at the ceremony. Maybe even something to invite them to a party that you throw back at home. And that’s where the elopement wedding announcement comes in. The good news? There are tons of sweet, fun and pretty options for you to say ‘we did’. Here are 20 of my favourites… Just click on any of the links or images and you’ll be taken straight to the Etsy shop.

Elopement card set of 8 by Hello Small World

Map elopement announcement by Crownjulz Print Studio (left) | The Jasmine Suite by Dinglewood Design (right)

Illustrated indie elopement announcement by Peter Loves Jane (left) | 2 States/provinces/countries elope announcement printable by Yellow Brick Studio (right)

Surprise we eloped A6 greeting card by Bear Hat Illustrations (left) | Custom wedding map by Compass Rose Studio (right)

Elopement announcement in modern calligraphy and letterpress by Studio French Blue, image by Le Secret d’Audrey/Studio Pression via Wedding Chicks

The Leilani Suite letterpress elopement announcement by Dinglewood Design (left) | Wedding announcement postcard by Grey Snail Press (right)

Tattoo wedding announcement by Starboard Press (left) | DIY Printable announcement by Atomica Press (right)

Eloped announcement airplane and map printable by Yellow Brick Studio (left) | Elopement announcement custom map by One Lonely Apricot (right)

Tree wedding announcement by Starboard Press (left) | Antelope elopement card by Hello Small World (right)

Beach Wedding Announcement by Starboard Press (left) | Just Married wedding announcements by Designed By Brenda (right)

We’ve eloped cards Hawaiian printable by Bull and Ram (left) | Tropical wedding invitation we eloped announcement by Echo Letterpress (right)

Top image: Nina & Wes Photography via Wedding Chicks
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