Star Wars, duct tape, steampunk cupcakes, and a little puppy love #Reader Round-up#black dress#blue hair#brides in glasses#cupcakes#dog#geeky#las vegas#non-floral bouquet#s'mores#star wars#video games January 30 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw A bride and her lightsaber must never be parted. Photo by Mentha Designs The Offbeat Flickr Pool gave us more of what we love: people being frackin' awesome! Take this couple dressed as Padmé and Anakin from Star Wars. Their love may be ill-fated in the movies, but here it's aaaall good. And so begins this week's Monday Montage, chock full of piercings, steampunk cupcakes, awesome save-the-dates, and even an Elvis officiant. First dance dressed as Anakin and Padmé. Photo by Mentha Designs The Flickr Pool seems to be collecting some awesome save-the-dates and invites these days, like this video game save-the-date from Monique. Blue hair, Black Sabbath, lip rings… I love these two. our blue-haired vixen from above also rocked this duct tape bouquet! Another kick-ass save-the-date, this time from one of our offbeat grooms, MisterZombie. Paisley & Dougie’s crafty picnic nerdstravaganza wedding Dungeons & Dragons, sci-fi vows, games, the Time Warp... it's a geek's paradise! After finding the venue by putting a note on the door, these... [more] Kelly and Greg look dapper and from another time. Photo by Tristan Crane Elvis officiates for Trista and Johnathan, you know, as he is wont to do. Photo by Little Chapel of the Flowers A little puppy courage before heading down the aisle at Lulu and Dan's wedding. Photo by Anne-Marie Arpin I'm in. Y'all on Pinterest LOVED these cards! These cupcakes have serious style (oh, and plus -- how they were made!). Source: bakingdom.com on Pinterest Click these supercalifragilistic Clicky Links: What we've pinned this week: a DIY wine cork stamp, a really cute s'mores bar idea, and an awesome peacock feather eye makeup look. Amazing photobooth via GeekWire: three camera at different angles, images stitched together into an animated gif. A must-see. Reddit user Homerliwag designed this amazing Indiana Jones engagement ring for his wife-to-be, complete with coiled whip and yellow diamond to represent the idol! Offbeat Home is talking about creating a sense of ownership in unfamiliar territory and how to plan your space going from an apartment to a house. Offbeat Mama's guide to surviving at a music fest with the fam is totally useful, no matter who is attending with you! Plus, Stephanie's hubs dishes on the decision to get a vasectomy. Check out this cute story of a couple knee-deep in the Occupy Wall Street movement who take a break to get married. And her DIY dress made out of curtains will blow your mind! (Thanks, Kirsten!) Hey, photographers! I love you and do my best to attribute all Monday Montage photos, but sometimes brides don't include your info when they submit photos. If I've featured your work but it isn't properly credited, email me! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark (aka Superman) is Offbeat Bride's Editor + Project Wrangler and a Chicago-based freelance web consultant. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video games and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, and cuddles with her feline fur baby. @enidjcoleslaw @whimsycatt PREVIOUS Elizabeth & Jeff's vintage whimsical handmade flower wedding NEXT Will I stay friends with my wedding party members after the wedding? Toggle comments [ 7 ] The bride featured in the Washington Post article used to be a member here on OBB. I remember because I fell in love with her dress (and she just generally seemed so incredibly awesome). Unfortunately, the article doesn't really do their story justice – check the comments for SewingKit's responses if you want the full (and charming) story! 0 agree Reply She also posted a journal entry about it on the tribe… Full stories are AWESOME! 0 agree Reply Wow! Thanks for featuring our Save The Date. This is truly an honor. The idea was inspired by the Left 4 Dead game series and our love/hate relationship with zombies 1 agrees Reply Thanks for featuring us! Also, I really need to see more of that Star Wars wedding. 0 agree Reply You and me both! 0 agree Reply those cupcakes are amazing 0 agree Reply Omg LOVE the L4D save the date! My fiancee and I are HUGE L4D fans! We play together all the time. We are even talking about a med pack and a certain gnome making their ways into our reception as "easter eggs". 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. 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