This wedding has beautiful DIY touches like sheet music wreaths, ceremony backdrop bunting, an adorable sweets table, and loads of super talented friendors. But it wasn't all cute touches and sentiment… there was also a zombie piñata, which revealed the groom's true feelings on them. And just wait until you see the sweet moments with the bride's father, too.
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I tried on a couple of the dresses and felt more uncomfortable than I have felt since the fifth grade, when I allowed a girl to put makeup on my face for the first time. I saw the beauty in it — it just didn't feel right. Why did I want to wear a dress? All I could think about was my desire not to fulfill a stereotype that I actually fit into — the dress/pants lesbian wedding. Was that worth the discomfort that I knew I would encounter on what is supposed to be the best day of my life? NO. Time to look for a new plan.
Spray-painted animal and wine bottle centerpieces, paper flowers and baby's breath, cupcakes, and everything gold — this wedding makes budget looks gilded. Plus, you'll be getting sappy looking at this sweet pair make goo-goo eyes at each other in almost every shot… well, except those where they're busting a move on the dance floor.
When Michelle asked me to be her Maid of Honor, I knew that the one thing I had to do was throw her a surprise Austenland-themed bridal shower — re-creating an outdoor tea party like the one depicted in the movie, complete with its mashup of vintage and modern contraptions. For all of us geeks who romanticize period films, here how you can throw your own Austenland bridal shower…
Two brides, two gorgeous white gowns… and two ceremonies (with three sets of vows!). This means we get multiple weddings all in one. Get ready for a forest ceremony in Michigan, a courthouse ceremony in where-it's-legal Canada, and some of the most gorgeous wedding party fashion ever. Oh, and just wait until you see their serendipitous wedding gifts to each other — so cute!
This January and February, the Lovesick Expo is once again embarking on a nationwide tour, alongside our professional besties at Offbeat Bride. When we first dreamed up this idea, the most important thing to us was that we could find a host venue that also celebrated the independent spirit. We wanted a space that felt a little bit punk rock, a little chill, and most importantly, doubled as a kick-ass wedding venue. Since you may be on the venue hunt, and we've already done the legwork by scouring the country, we thought we'd put together this little profile of eight of the best venues we’ve found across the nation!
Get ready to try and find all of the fandom references you can in this nerdy meets chic wedding in Portland. Keep an eye out for Harry Potter, Buffy, Doctor Who, and of course, a super gorgeous couple who will take your breath away. There's a silver dress (with a way cool side bustle for dancing!), a retro mustached groom, and all the glamour your nerdy hearts can take.
A local waterworks museum is a pretty rad venue for a LEGO-themed wedding like this. This pair loves engineering, color, and having a grand time building with LEGO. They may have been concerned that their guests wouldn't jive with the theme, but boy were those fears unfounded. You'll want to see how they incorporated LEGO into their cake, their ceremony, and even their shoes. Just watch out for the bride's grandma… she's feisty!
I really wanted to keep in the nerdy wedding vibe going with my shoe choice, so I began searching for Doctor Who or Star Wars shoes that were cute and not more than $50. Yeah, I know… I'm dreaming. So instead I bought a pair of shoes from Payless and decided to paint them. Here's my step-by-step guide to painting my shoes…
From the "cheese" cake to the cork board Polaroid guest book, this chic London wedding just exudes style. Originally from New Zealand and America, these two are now living it up in London and taking advantage of all the craft beer, Prosecco, gorgeous venues, and good times the city has to offer. Let's explore their 1970s-inspired, multi-colored dress wearing, seafoam green leisure suit sporting wedding.
As a wedding photographer, I hear these two statements all of the time: “we aren’t worried about prints right now” or “we will order prints after the wedding.” Here's why you should think about going through the pain-in-the-ass process of turning that convenient USB drive into real life wedding prints…