Garter toss alternative: a bottle of booze under lock and key #Reception Advice#garter#reception#steal-this-idea April 20 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: DKam Photography Photos by DKam Photography Related Post Instead of a bouquet, toss a Mario Kart shell at your friends Amanda and Lee know what's up when it comes to nerdery. For their Washington wedding last April, they stole an idea for an alternative bouquet... Read more Not a fan of tossing undergarments to a group of guests? We hear you, and so does bride Diana, of Legend of Zelda wedding fame. She wasn't keen on tossing a garter so she and her groom Trey devised a garter toss alternative involving some free booze! You could even use this scheme in lieu of a bouquet toss, too, and kill a couple of birds with a bottle of rum. Or whatever drink you think would go down well. Pun intended. Here's how it all went down… I was less inclined about the whole "garter strip" tradition, so we compromised with a new gimmick: we tied the garter around a caged bottle of booze and let the single dudes try keys to unlock it. No hiking up the bride's dress, and the winner gets free booze outta the deal! Miss this garter toss alternative the first time around? An elegant Legend of Zelda gamer wedding for pixel fiends "Trey and I are both avid gamers, but we both agree that the Legend of Zelda was what started it all for us both. Especially after we found the perfect… Read More 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 Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride’s Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Do the first dance for photos, but save the last dance for love NEXT Black tulle, wild braids, and stars: this jewel-toned wedding inspiration is edgy goodness Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.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. 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.