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A galaxy meets floral print groom's gear WIN

We'll be featuring the wedding of Charlotte and Neil later this week, but I couldn't wait to give a sneak peek of Neil's outfit: the galaxy wedding wear of our psychedelic dreams. We'll be seeing the bride's equally amazing dress later, too. Can't give all the fun away up-front! Just know that there's a lot more to see that you can't see in these photos…

And yep, the whole groom's crew also rocks the mismatch print look, along with some straw hats to match the beach-y theme. Let's take a look at the 1970s-inspired print look.

You'll fall for this bright and cheerful Australian Bushland wedding

This Australian Bushland wedding was all about fun and joy. They wanted the wedding to be a celebration of their love of nature, animals, art, and each other. Don't miss the "Cockytail" bar, champagne cocktails, adorable mismatched wedding party, the bride's pink dress, and most of all… the BEST BIRD!

16 wonderful and weird wedding proposals (that totally worked!)

If there's one thing we love, it's a good proposal story. Now, we really love an intimate, meaningful, and sweet proposal, but sometimes you just want to hear a neat story of nerdy, wonderful, and weird wedding proposals. We've seen some amazing offbeat wedding proposals and we wanted to round up some of the ones we've featured, some we love from around the web, and some that have just become legend. Let's go down the rabbit hole of geeky, romantic, and wonderfully weird wedding proposals.

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The Art Nouveau wedding: LEGO meets geek meets Southern hospitality

When Art Nouveau meets big time nerdery, it can only mean one thing: a gorgeous, LEGO-infused, DIYed wedding that spoils us with awesomeness. Don't miss the two homemade cakes, the Lord of the Rings-esque Art Nouveau decor, and the awesome send-off. OH, and you'll never guess what happened when the bride's dad wasn't there when it was time to walk down the aisle!

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A galaxy meets floral print groom's gear WIN

We'll be featuring the wedding of Charlotte and Neil later this week, but I couldn't wait to give a sneak peek of Neil's outfit: the galaxy wedding wear of our psychedelic dreams. We'll be seeing the bride's equally amazing dress later, too. Can't give all the fun away up-front! Just know that there's a lot more to see that you can't see in these photos…

And yep, the whole groom's crew also rocks the mismatch print look, along with some straw hats to match the beach-y theme. Let's take a look at the 1970s-inspired print look.

Gimme s'more of this s'mores bar (with DIY tips!)

Jenn and David's super color wedding had so many awesome details that Lisa Frank would love: rainbow pom-poms, purple hair, and even a professional beat boxer! But one feature got our mouths watering… a s'mores bar! In addition to their whimsical bear-topped cake and cupcakes, they offered up a make-your-own s'mores bar with a big vat of gooey chocolate, tons of marshmallows, and of course, classic graham crackers. Here are some tips to make your own s'mores bar awesome…

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You'll fall for this bright and cheerful Australian Bushland wedding

This Australian Bushland wedding was all about fun and joy. They wanted the wedding to be a celebration of their love of nature, animals, art, and each other. Don't miss the "Cockytail" bar, champagne cocktails, adorable mismatched wedding party, the bride's pink dress, and most of all… the BEST BIRD!

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The Art Nouveau wedding: LEGO meets geek meets Southern hospitality

When Art Nouveau meets big time nerdery, it can only mean one thing: a gorgeous, LEGO-infused, DIYed wedding that spoils us with awesomeness. Don't miss the two homemade cakes, the Lord of the Rings-esque Art Nouveau decor, and the awesome send-off. OH, and you'll never guess what happened when the bride's dad wasn't there when it was time to walk down the aisle!

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These gamers had a Fallout-themed wedding with the most fab rainbow dress

Are you ready for the brightest rainbow dress we've ever seen? How about a Fallout: New Vegas-themed photo shoot with a killer wedding party? This 1950s-inspired post-apocalyptic Fallout-themed wedding is the bomb (pun intended). The purple hair, the rainbow dress, the checkered coat, the awesome venue… we can't even with this wedding.

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Behold the vintage-chic decor at this industrial garden party wedding

Vanessa and Octavia had their industrial garden party wedding at the super industrial-chic venue, Tap Architecture in Oklahoma City. Vanessa wore a stunning Mexican-inspired wedding gown (a nod to her heritage) complete with flowers in her hair and a wildflower bouquet put together by friends. Octavia wore a short contemporart dress and a giant flower fascinator that we LOVED. Don't miss the crafty vintage decor!

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This Tudor-themed wedding had birds of prey, archery, and amazing garb

Jamie Lee and Tom had a fabulous Tudor-themed wedding at Gainsborough Old Hall, Lincolnshire, UK that knocked our socks off. The pair went seriously ALL-OUT with birds of prey, archery, pumpkin carving, and guests dressed in Tudor garb. The bride and her crew created a lot of the historical decor including wands, floral decor, and ALL of the boys and bridesmaids outfits. There is so much to see, you just have to dive in…

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16 wonderful and weird wedding proposals (that totally worked!)

If there's one thing we love, it's a good proposal story. Now, we really love an intimate, meaningful, and sweet proposal, but sometimes you just want to hear a neat story of nerdy, wonderful, and weird wedding proposals. We've seen some amazing offbeat wedding proposals and we wanted to round up some of the ones we've featured, some we love from around the web, and some that have just become legend. Let's go down the rabbit hole of geeky, romantic, and wonderfully weird wedding proposals.

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Shy couples rejoice: voiceover vows are a thing and they will save you

Shy or introverted couples and those with social anxiety: if you're not cool with reading your vows in front of a big group of guests, this idea is killer. Hazi and Matt decided to record their vows ahead of time and overlay it onto some sweet video to share with their guests! This is such a great way to share your love with the ones you love while keeping your anxiety at bay. You could even head out of earshot while the video was running if you're really not down for seeing it all go down.

Recent Features

It's been one year since the SCOTUS decision that legalized same-sex marriage…

As the first anniversary of the SCOTUS decision that legalized same-sex marriage rolls around, we remember that the continued perseverance of these communities are making a difference. Is it still mind-blowingly slow and frustrating and hard? Hell yes. But as Lin Manuel Miranda so heart-wrenchingly uttered at The Tonys, "love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside." This anniversary, marked with the pain of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history (which targeted the LGBT and people of color communities), has to remind us to keep fighting. Let's take a look back at some of our coverage of the various legal decisions and a few of our own favorite LGBT weddings we've featured.

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Stop posing and start cuddling with an intimate photo session

When it comes to non-wedding couples' photo sessions, we've already seen rad engagement sessions, trash-the-dress shoots, and amazing, body=posi boudoir shoots. But we are loving the concept of an intimate photo session with the two of you and your chosen photographer. There's just something so sweet and vulnerable in these shots. If you have the option of getting a separate session with your wedding photographer, an intimate photo session like this just might be a great choice.

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How did you get yourselves out of a wedding planning slump?

Why did I get so much done the first couple weeks of being engaged, and now I'm doing NOTHING? I was on a freaking roll! Guest list, hashtags, narrowing down dates… even looking at wedding dresses! We've been engaged for over a month, and now I'm dead in the water. Did you ever get into the doldrums of wedding planning? How did you get yourselves out?

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Chocolate-fiends: This grasshopper julep could be your chocolate signature cocktail

Hey, chocolate lovers: are you in need of a really good chocolate signature cocktail, or even an idea for a unity cocktail? This grasshopper julep might be your new favorite drink. We just had the Kentucky Derby, so a good, stiff bourbon drink is just what the drink doctor ordered. Hell, maybe just save this recipe for a particularly long crafting night. I won't judge. I'm probably drinking one right now anyway. Let's see how to make this mint meets chocolate meets booze delicious monstrosity.

Recent Stuff we love

Non-heinous men's sandals

Someone asked me the other day, "Is there such a thing as men's sandals that aren't heinous?" and I was all OH HO HO, you have come to the right place with that question. Then I fired up my laptop, cracked my knuckles, and dove in. These men's sandals could be great options for your casual backyard BBQ wedding, your beach destination wedding, or, hell: just a dinner out. I've got everything from more casual flip-flops and thongs, to more formal criss-cross slides, a few fisherman's sandals, all the way to a pair of Vivienne Westwoods that bring the full gladiator realness.

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