Erin Lawler and Brett Rhode wanted their wedding day to be about them and their children so they eloped to Queensland.
On a glorious spring day with the waves rolling into a beautiful Gold Coast beach the couple exchanged vows in a small intimate ceremony.
"We wanted the day to be about us and our kids and to have a couple of close friends and family. We are a pretty relaxed easy-going family, and what better way then to spend your wedding on a beautiful beach in gorgeous Queensland?" Erin said.
The couple told friends they were going on a holiday and waited a week after they returned to share their news.