Bridethulhu is the new Bridezilla #Wedding trends#bridezilla#tentacles August 28 | Ariel Meadow Stallings offbeatbride We're totally sick of the term Bridezilla, but there's no denying that as you grind your way through wedding planning, it can be helpful to have a term for that rage-filled, insane creature that bubbles up in your mind at times. And now, courtesy of Offbeat Bride Tribe member Ladyphae and her fiance, we finally have our new term: My biggest fear is becoming a Bridezilla of epic proportions. My wonderful fiance swears that I could never be one no matter how hard I try — and that Bridethulhu would be a much more fitting epithet. It made me laugh and things like that are one of the reasons I am marrying the beast. There you have it! Old and busted: Bridezilla. The new hotness: BRIDETHULHU! For those unfamiliar with H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu character, here's a little back-story courtesy of Wikipedia: H. P. Lovecraft's initial short story, "The Call of Cthulhu", was published in Weird Tales in 1928. Described as resembling "…an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature…. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotesque scaly body with rudimentary wings," the imprisoned Cthulhu is apparently the source of constant anxiety for mankind at a subconscious level. Read more. "The source of constant anxiety at a subconscious level" pretty much exactly sums up my wedding planning experience. BRIDETHULHU: BEGONE! And yes, of course there are Bridethulhu shirts! 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 Ariel Meadow Stallings Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives, loves, and dorks out hard in Seattle, WA. @offbeatariel @offbeatbride PREVIOUS Carry heart-shaped umbrellas for major photo impact NEXT Wedding invitations that adorabley encompass your personalities from Simple Difference Show/Hide comments [ 17 ] We're having little chrocheted bride and groom-thulhus! (groom-thulhu has been decorating my fiance's office for years in a variety of tiny hats). His sister is being totally awful about her wedding, so I said "I promise I won't be a bridezilla like your sister… I'll be bridethulhu!" This shirt is MINE! 3 agree Reply HIGH FIVE! 3 agree Reply Us too on the crocheted cthulhus. Proof that great minds think alike! 4 agree Reply My soon to be hubby always calls me cutethulu, and this post has made my day! Best believe I am buying one of these shirts as soon as I get paid on friday! 6 agree Reply YES. Bridethulhu it is. That shirt will be mine. Oh yes. It will be mine. Also, I present you with this YouTube, a love song to Cthluhu, to the tune of Hey There Delilah: 13 agree Reply omg… I heart this… Sharing on Facebook… You just made my day… 😀 Reply Most awesome creation ever. ^_^ All hail and sacrifice to the great Bridethulhu! 2 agree Reply This is awesome!!!! I love it! LoL 2 agree Reply Bridethulhu fever, it is on! 3 agree Reply OMFG! My wedding is Steampunk Cthulhu and now all I want is that shirt. I enjoyed the posted but when I got to that shirt I squealed so loud my violin practicing child came to see what was wrong! Lol 3 agree Reply Genuinely LOL – do they do Groomthulhu too?! 2 agree Reply My lovely Mr has told me I'm Jekyll and Bride at the moment, one minute myself, next crazy maccrazyson 😉 1 agrees Reply Love it that you did these shirts. so cool 1 agrees Reply My friend was calling me Bridemothra before I got married because I was the complete opposite of a Bridezilla. I hated talking about the plans or how things were going and tried to play it down at every opportunity. "IT'S NOT A WEDDING" being the most said words out of my mouth! (It was a BBQ with a side of marriage) 1 agrees Reply Love it, I keep saying do you want to come to our party? or the wedding bit too? 😉 Reply How unbelievably fitting for me. I'm not the kind to rage and yell at people about the wedding plans. I refuse to be a Bridezilla. Even with 4 days to go and everything being DIY! *continues pulling out hair* But you can bet you tushy that I am driving myself insane with anxiety. I'm not sleeping and barely eating. I'm just ready for it to get here so I can stop stressing and have fun. Reply I have just attended a friends wedding last month and reading this makes me laugh so much, she was exactly the same! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. 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