Burning sky sunsets, sand underfoot, crashing waves, and just four people: it's an intimate beach elopement that will make anyone searching for peace in planning salivate. If you're longing for some getaway fantasies, come fantasize here.
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You guys, this wedding will fulfill many desires: steampunk gear, Adventure Time decor, World of Warcraft bunting, and board games galore. It's everything our geeky hearts love. Add in the gorgeous paper flower bouquets, the live-action re-telling of A Lovely Love Story, and the airships and rockets, and you're in for a wild, pop-cultured filled ride with these cuties.
A little Alice in Wonderland, a smidge of Doctor Who, and two geeky kids in the Philippines tie the knot, geek-style. With a pink princess gown, little Alices and Ums running around, and some crafty projects, there was no way this wasn't going to be fun. Not even a typhoon warning was stopping it. Oh, and wait until you hear about the family's first dance starring an Xbox!
Retro 1950s style, adorable swing dresses, bright red crinoline matching bright red hair, and a sweet uniting of two parents — it's a pretty damned awesome UK wedding. Don't miss the bride's fruity and retro reception dress. Plus, you'll never guess how they snagged the red classic car!
The tartan dress, the kilts, the Wiccan ceremony… this wedding is such a beautiful mash-up of these two that we can't even deal. The castle venue in The Netherlands is the icing on this super pretty cake. You'll also dig their receiving line alternative. Hint: guests get to NOT stand in line!
Oh, hello fabulous and colorful venue of our dreams. You're hosting a super elegant Scotland-meets-America wedding featuring a bride with a red faux-hawk and a slew of men in kilts? Oh, you do know what we like. Lots of DIY projects, origami bouquets, and amazing mural decor? Now you're just putting us on. Guess we'll have to just see it to believe it.
You want to see something lovely and kilt-filled and pom-pommy? Hell yes you do. This Scottish wedding ticks all the boxes when it comes to overloading on sweetness (in decor, cute dances, and in desserts!). Step into these gorgeous stables and experience a last-minute ceremony turned into a very awesome "homework" assignment that made their day.
This wedding is the most amazing combination of gothic cemetery setting and reverent ceremony of two clergy members dressed in their loveliest vestments in a truly gorgeous church. You'll also love the mash-up of traditional hymns and Rise Against at the ceremony! Come check out the gothic splendor of this wedding.
In need of a vacation? Work getting you down? Then this wedding is the balm for your soul. A beach resort in Mexico, poolside margaritas (ALL the margaritas!), a dreamy Wai-Ching dress, and a laid-back feel makes this the perfect remedy for all your woes. These two may have encountered some bumps planning a destination wedding, but the end result is beach-tastic.
This pair is making a life in Mexico and brought guests from three countries to celebrate with them. But after seeing the lovely bridesmaids' dresses, the colorful Mexican backdrop, and these two cuties surrounded by loved ones, the travel was totally worth it. Check out the ceremony foot washing and live music, too!