Angela & Rob's rainbow sprinkles and glitter wedding #Real Weddings: Northeast US#colorful#maryland#purple hair#rainbow January 6 | Offbeat Editors Photos by: Ashley Holloway Photos by Ashley Holloway The Offbeat Bride: Angela, Hairstylist Her offbeat partner: Rob, IT Tech Date and location of wedding: Caroline Country Club, Denton, MD — June 1, 2013 Our offbeat wedding at a glance: I love color, so I wanted everything to be colorful. All my bridesmaids wore a different color, and all of the groomsmen (after much bribing) wore a different color to match the girls in a pastel shade. I wore glitter heels from Kate Spade, and had purple hair. http://www.flickr.com/photos/10045294@N03/10122499624 We had lots of DIY projects including the inexpensive (but time-consuming!) backdrop made from streamers that provided a colorful background for a lot of photos. I also love to bake, and put rainbow sprinkles on everything that I possibly could. Tell us about the ceremony: We had a short ceremony, mainly because we had the wedding outside and we knew it would be hot. We had a sand ceremony with sand from the beach in Hawaii where Rob proposed. I love glitter, so we ended up mixing the sand from the beach with rainbow glitter instead of two different colored sands. The sunlight hitting the glitter was beautiful! My favorite moment: The most meaningful part of the wedding was being surrounded by both of our families and the people we love while walking down the aisle to the man with whom I will be spending the rest of my life. It truly was an amazing feeling. Lauren & Madhu's eco-friendly, handmade, Hindu-Catholic fusion wedding Lauren & Madhu fused different traditions from both of their religions to create a casual, eco-friendly ceremony that celebrated both faiths. The wedding even inspired... [more] What was the most important lesson you learned from your wedding? The most important lesson I learned from my wedding was to make sure you have EVERYTHING in writing from your vendors. I also appreciated having more than a year to plan the wedding. We were able to save and pay off our vendors one by one and have nothing to pay except tips for the vendors when the wedding was over. Care to share a few vendor/shopping links? Photography: Ashley Holloway Venue: Caroline Country Club Bridesmaids' dresses: PrettyMaids from Patsy's Bridal Bride's dress: Maggie Sottero from Amber Nicole's Bridal Bride's shoes: Kate Spade "Charm" heel in Multi Enough talk — show me the wedding porn! allowFullScreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=photos%2F10045294%40N03%2Fsets%2F72157636259633355%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=photos%2F10045294%40N03%2Fsets%2F72157636259633355%2Fshow%2F&set_id=72157636259633355&jump_to=" width="800" height="500"> 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 PREVIOUS Play a game and win a free personalized wedding video from WeddingMix NEXT 4 people who are going to unexpectedly LOVE the Lovesick Expos Toggle comments [ 7 ] Love everything, but in particular, love those cute He/She signs, love your eye make up and (sorry for how odd this may sound, coming from a total stranger) love your freckles! Very endearing. Congrats. 1 agrees Reply Thank you! I loved the signs… And making everything for the wedding. It was truly the best day of my life! <3 1 agrees Reply Everything at this wedding looks good enough to eat! Such great, eye-catching design. 1 agrees Reply Thank you! I Enjoyed every minute of making things for my wedding. My photographer captured all the little details I worked so hard on. It truly was a magical day 0 agree Reply I desperately, desperately need those sparkly little flats in my life! 2 agree Reply The shoes were my favorite! And half as much as my dress… But I wore them NYE 0 agree Reply A Goat Farm kind of Wedding 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.