Entries by MissElaine

Seattle Glass Blowing Studio Elopement

I was first contacted by Tammy and Patrice in early 2014.  They live in South Carolina and wanted to have their destination wedding in Seattle, Washington.  I asked them what they had in mind for a venue — indoor?  outdoor?  They expressed a love of nature and I assured them that we had many beautiful […]

How to Obtain a Washington State Marriage License When Out of State

Washington State marriage licenses are only valid for 60 days.  Therefore, you do not want to begin this process until you are within that 60-day period.  For example, if your wedding date is August 30th, don’t mail your application until June 30th.  That puts the arrival and processing of the application within the 60-day valid […]

Press Release – Seattle Wedding Officiants Awarded 2014 Couple’s Choice Award

CHEVY CHASE, MD – January 13, 2014 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is thrilled to announce that Seattle Wedding Officiants has been selected as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards 2014 for Officiant in Seattle, WA.  The esteemed annual awards program, formerly known as the Bride’s Choice Awards, recognizes […]

Christmas Wedding at the Salish Lodge

Since it’s Christmastime, what better wedding to write about than a Christmas Wedding at the Salish Lodge.  Let me start by saying that Rosa and Joe, the couple whose wedding I am going to share with you, just celebrated their one-year anniversary.   Again, happy anniversary Rosa and Joe! Last year Rosa contacted me to discuss […]

The Art of the Small Wedding

I met Sara and Shane early last summer to talk about their small wedding at Willows Lodge in Woodinville.  They had made reservations at Willows for the special package called “I do for two.”  Willows Lodge is such a lovely place to have a wedding — small or large — and I was excited to […]

Center for Wooden Boats Wedding

Last summer I had the pleasure of being contacted by Sarah and Paul regarding their upcoming wedding at the Center for Wooden Boats on Lake Union.  Their wedding was only two-and-a-half months away, and travelling for work was in Sarah’s immediate future.  Needless to say, we needed to get started on their ceremony and wrap […]

Kayak Wedding on Lake Union

A few months back I was contacted by Al and Teya from Lithuania.  As we Skyped, they explained to me that they were coming back to the U.S. and wanted to get married in kayaks in Seattle.  They also wanted their officiant to be in a kayak to perform the ceremony.  Their vision included having […]

Seattle Wedding Officiants is a Family Affair!

Two summers ago I was the officiant for Michael and Euneka, who were married at Maroni Meadows in Snohomish.  As is usually the case, I meet friends and family members of the couples I marry as well.  Euneka and Michael both had lovely families and it was a fun day getting to know all of […]