Michael and Lori married at the beautiful La Forge d’ Hauterives in the French Riviera. Family members surrounded them with love and support in the quaint cobblestone courtyard where they took their vows. The calm breeze urged the couple through the gates of the mansion and out into the village of La Colle sur Loup where the natural beauty effortlessly became the backdrop for portraits. Locals walking and dining nearby in outdoor cafés cheered as the bride and groom walked by hand in hand. When the sun went down the couple arrived back at the mansion garden where a charming and elegant reception dinner was awaiting them. Owner of the mansion, Anne d’Hauterives, used antique family china and silverware for the place settings with handwritten name cards and menus. Fresh flowers and candles garnished and illuminated the table with a perfect ambience as the newlyweds and family gathered talking, laughing, and dining for hours under the starry sky.
Photography: Ryan Ray | Venue: La Forge d’ Hauterives
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Comments (8)

CC | Reply

Such an incredible post from beginning to end. A stunning couple and stunning location. The pictures are absolute perfection!!!

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Maria Azanha | Reply

What a gorgeous elopement! Love the freshness of the indoors and outdoors!

Canopy Rental | Reply

Loved the beautiful wedding location! The floral details and the reception decor looks so pretty.

Diamond Bridal Gallery -- Laura | Reply

Flawless couple and stunning location! So pretty.

Ryan Ray | Reply

Thank you so much for featuring! Loved being in France for this intimate wedding. Always an honor to be on Once Wed!

L&T | Reply

Thank you to Ryan Ray Photography for such wonderful photos of a beautifully cherished memory! These photos captured the exact essence of France. Thank you Once Wed for the awesome feature!

Magic Day Luxury Experiences | Reply

Such an effortless elegance in every detail. Love this charming atmosphere!