Nadia & Dale's wookiee boogie Star Wars wedding #Real Weddings: Global#australia#charities#costumes#gamers#geeky#sci-fi#star wars#uneven wedding party May 24 | Offbeat Editors offbeatbride Photos by Wedding Dream Services Check out some of the other Star Wars weddings Offbeat Bride has featured! The offbeat bride: Nadia, Web Designer Her offbeat partner: Dale, Programmer Date and location of wedding: Cedar Creek Estate Tamborine Mountain, Queensland — August 15, 2010 What made our wedding offbeat: We had a full Star Wars-themed wedding. The 501st legion acted as a guard of honour and raised $1000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. I bought an R2-D2 projector that acted as ring bearer, we had a Jabba the Hutt wedding cake, I painted planets from the Star Wars Galaxy for all the tables, and all the guests dressed up in Star Wars attire. Tell us about the ceremony: Every entrance was matched to John Williams' score. The stormtroopers entered to Darth Vader's theme, along with Dale's dad as celebrant, then Dale entered to the Throne Room score at the end of Episode IV. The Princess Leia flower girls and my handmaiden of honour entered to the pretty Across the Stars love theme while I entered the chapel with my dad in a Jedi costume (and the beard he grew for the wedding) at the musical climax of the love theme. It was all timed really well and just tons of fun. My favorite moment: My favorite moment was my dad reading my sister's speech. She couldn't attend, but the speech was really lovely. I also loved Dale's speech to me since it was off-the-cuff and funny. Everything was stress-free. My funniest moment: R2-D2 coming down the aisle. It has this issue where it screams every metre or so, so it would move a little way up the aisle, scream, then move a bit closer. Beats a small child any day. Was there anything you were sure was going to be a total disaster that unexpectedly turned out great? I thought the guests might not dress up, but almost everyone came in crazy costumes that were really surprising and funny. My second cousin came as a male Princess Leia and that was one of the great photo moments. My advice for offbeat brides: Pay attention to the details, and if your partner has a crazy idea like having stormtroopers line up along the back of the church, go with it. Care to share a few vendor/shopping links? Lightsabers from Thinkgeek Cake from Cake Star (best cakes ever!) Photography by Wedding Dream Services Enough talk — show me the wedding porn! Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME 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 The "less-than-photogenic" couple's guide to engagement pictures NEXT Meet Offbeat Intern #5: Catherine! Show/Hide comments [ 53 ] I love this. Not only is it fun and theme-delicious, but it's absolutely elegant. 17 agree Reply HOLY CRAP!!!! Jawas and Chewbacca? Pics in a CAVE? Lightsabers everywhere? This whole thing rocks so.damn.hard!!!! This was one awesome wedding…oh, and PS, you are one GORGEOUS bride. I'm in awe. I bow down to your awesomeness! 18 agree Reply aw shucks, thanks 😀 Reply That's no cave! Someone had to say it, okay? 17 agree Reply OMG! I am in love with your wedding! If my FH loved Star Wars as much as I do we would do the same thing!!! Kudos to you guys! Your wedding looks AMAZING!!!! 2 agree Reply ha! i'm crystal. and i thought the exact thing!! 1 agrees Reply your dress and hair mayes me hyperventilate. what an amazing and fun wedding!!!!! aak!! 6 agree Reply Everything about this is cool but I have to say, I ADORE your hair! Soooo pretty! 1 agrees Reply WOW amazing! Reply Fabulous! This is what I was too scared to do. I LOVE IT! Your dress looks fabulous too! 1 agrees Reply LOL I love this wedding! Very well done. 🙂 Reply First off. Love this wedding. Second, did anyone else read Starlight Children and think of Jem and the Holograms? 2 agree Reply We are doing a Halloween Costume Wedding with the Bridal Party being Star Wars (Ep. II, anakin and padme's first kiss). This is very inspiring! We like the Jawas so much, we're going to make our ring bearer and flower girl little Jawas! P.S. Did you get your Sabers from UltraSabers or elsewhere? Please share! Reply From Thinkgeek fx lightsabers. We also got the yoda backpack my mum had from there. Reply OMFG, this is amazing. Perfect blend of gorgeous, classy, and fun. And how awesome that you were able to use your wedding to raise money for charity! I love it. 1 agrees Reply I'm so in love with this <3 Reply Beautiful!! And OMFG your cape… AMAZEBALLS. Well done, you, and congratulations! 3 agree Reply amazing photos, beautiful wedding. Now that's a wedding that'll be remembered for a long time! 1 agrees Reply I absolutely love your wedding!! It amazing and the photos in the cave are the best! Congrats!! Reply That's why we chose the location, the cave seemed perfect 🙂 1 agrees Reply Holy cow! That's phenomenal! I love how perfect everyone's outfits are!!! Such a beautiful couple too! Congrats! Thank you so much for sharing! Complete Star Wars nerd here. <3 1 agrees Reply AMAAAAZING. Reply The most perfect wedding in the world!! 1 agrees Reply This is a very BEAUTIFULLY done Star Wars Wedding! Congrats to you guys! I'm super jelly at the moment! 🙂 I can only hope our LOTR themed Ceremony can be just as wonderful. As you said, its all in the details. Reply We also love LOTR, how awesome for a wedding 🙂 Reply this is epic on a scale i can't even express. awesomely done. 1 agrees Reply This wedding made me feint from its overwelming awesomeness Reply Congratulations! Everything looks great I love all the lightsabers you have! You even look a little like Leia. Reply What an absolutely gorgeous dress! 1 agrees Reply So first of all, I just decided to finally drink the bottle of wine I bought at Cedar Creek Estate when I visited Australia and spent a day on Tamborine Mountain in 2006. Which is really odd timing. More importantly, this is absolutely amazing in every way and my husband's favorite featured wedding, ever. 2 agree Reply Your dude-Leia pretty much made my day: this looks like one of the most fun weddings ever! Congrats! 4 agree Reply this is so epic!! I love this probably entirely too much! CONGRATS on an AWESOME happy day! 1 agrees Reply I might just have to steal your R2D2 ring-bearer idea, cuz my guy really, really wants a monkey in a Jedi cloak to be our ring-bearer, but I just don't know how it would work. But R2 . . . . 🙂 3 agree Reply A monkey sounds amazing! Dooo it Reply A Fricken Mazing!! LOVE IT!! 1 agrees Reply Forgot to mention that wedding dream services also did the hair and makeup. They were awesome 🙂 Reply Awesome Stars Wars wedding. I love the R2D2 ring bearer. Geek weedings are the best! 1 agrees Reply THAT DRESS ARE YOU F*CKING KIDDING ME!?! I swooned, I died, I came back from the hospital and left this comment. It's incredible. 3 agree Reply See this is what weddings need nowadays, originality. I wish everyone was as open minded as your family and his, everything not only looks awesome but it looks ELEGANT as well. Great job and may your marriage be as awesome as your wedding. 😀 3 agree Reply That is absolutely amazing! I would LOVE to walk down the aisle to the Imperial Death March. I couldn't contain my giddiness when I read this,and had to show this to the GameCrush Sith Lord GCLily. She’s decided she wants a dark side wedding! 1 agrees Reply I am in love. Your wedding is *so* amazing. I love the guest's costumes, and all the little geeky touches are brilliant. (No alderan, hah.) Your dress and hair and cape are probably my favorites, though. You look like you stepped straight out of a story! (Or a movie, as the case may be. 😉 ) Gorgeous. Congratulations; geek weddings ftw! 1 agrees Reply First of all, AMAZING wedding. Everything is so wonderful. As they say, the devil is in the details. So with that in mind… Was I REALLY the only one on here who noticed the absence of Alderaan, yet the name card NOT absent. That one LITERALLY made me snort and laugh. Well done! 1 agrees Reply Where did you get all the Stormtrooper armour? Are you members of the 501st Legion? http://www.501st.com/ Reply Wow, very beautiful and TASTEFUL wedding! You made it look so elegant and not so "costumy". That is amazing! I think my husband and I would've LOVED to do something like this, but I don't think that our families would play along enough for it to go over well haha. 1 agrees Reply I love this! Talk about fun!! 1 agrees Reply FAB, love the bridesmaids and jawa's dancing. 1 agrees Reply I know this is a bit late, but I HAVE to know where the groom got his Anakin outfit? The only quality one that I can find is $1,300! Reply It's only $160 USD here. 1 agrees Reply I'm not a weddings guy. I've been to three and didn't really care for them, but I didn't know the people very well. I would pay ridiculous sums of money to attend your wedding. Also, I only found two pictures with him, there is a man wearing a red-shirt star trek uniform. The other thing that astounded me was that the man who was performing the ceremony, be he priest or other religious figure (or cult leader), was dressed as an officer of the empire. Awesome. 2 agree Reply Where did you get your dress and cape from i have been looking everywhere for something similar? is it custom made it is beautiful 🙂 xx Reply it was custom made by a friend's sister, Linda firstname.lastname@example.org (in Australia…) Reply Where did that amazing dress come from??? Reply What happened to the shares on most pages? Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. 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. 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