Casual carnival madness and an interactive ring warming #Wedding Porn#backyard#boots#bride in pants#carnival#casual#lawn games#lesbian#LGBT#mohawk#new hampshire#pinwheel#ring warming#short dress#short hair#shorts April 2 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw Photos by: Justine Johnson Meg and Carrie live in our favorite kind of wedding world where corsets and shorts and red mohawks and pinwheels and piercings all come together and live in peace. And we breathe it all in until they send us off with their sparklers and singing slow dances (and little boys seriously grooving on the dance floor). It all started at their carnival-themed wedding in Meg's parent's backyard in New Hampshire. They put a really fun spin on a ring warming ceremony by making it interactive. Instead of passing the rings around the room, they greeted each guest personally and handed them the rings to bless and wish upon. Here's where it gets ultra FUN. The reception included lawn games galore, an iTunes playlist keeping the outdoor dance floor alive, Mad Libs, a guest book quilt, coloring pages, seed bomb favors, and carnival-style signs with each member of the wedding party as a traditional carnival character. Justine Johnson Photography got to play and frolic all day long with these guys (oh, and photograph the event). Karli & Michelle's canyon-top autumn elopement Feast your eyes on this testament to the golden hour -- a sunset elopement on a cliff in California, complete with a walk down memory... [more] This post features Offbeat Vendors! Check out their vendor listing to see how they cater to Offbeat Brides: Justine Johnson Photography 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 Crowdsource mini works of art from your guests as the RSVP NEXT Gorgeous, sturdy, and Earth-friendly hammered wedding bands from Isabel Jewelry Toggle comments [ 7 ] I totally have the mason jar wine glasses!! haha Pinterest for life haha jk love the wedding, you both look amazing!! 0 agree Reply HA! I noticed that too! Mason Jar stemware, too cool! I really love the ideas for yard games but the best has to be the matching red mohawk and boots! Love it! 1 agrees Reply Love the boots with the fancy dress! 0 agree Reply and lace socks! 0 agree Reply Love the whole look. Very fun, but also really elegant at the same time!! Well played. 1 agrees Reply My favorite wedding posts are the ones like this, where you can see the love radiating from the couple. Fun details and outfits are great, but it's the eyes and expressions I always end up looking at. 2 agree Reply YES! for carnival weddings!!!!! I could pick out the dozen little things that made me smile while scrolling through but instead I will simply say: love, love, LOVE all of this! 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. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.