A gorgeous green bouquet, succulent favors, a Jazzy venue, and a cameo from our own developer, Kellbot — this New York City wedding is the balm to our rough days. Plus, their friends' video salute is one of the funniest we've seen. And just wait until you see how their portrait session was interrupted! Hint: it was a really sunny day!
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of Real Weddings: Northeast US posts.
From New England to New York, couples in the Northeast have their own distinct brand of offbeat. A little urban, and little upstate, and a bit of an edge — we love you East Coast Offbeat Brides!
Rare is the time we get a sports-themed submission written by a Tribesdude! It was extra special since it merited a few legit happy tears during the "last dance" section. Come enjoy the boat venue, sweet H.P. Lovecraft-infused ceremony, whiskey ceremony, and impromptu karaoke session. Oh, and wait until you see what the bouquets were made of!
Get ready for a gorgeous castle, a handmade winter cape (made by mom!), a lovely moment between the bride and her father, and lots of handmade goodies and details. Add in the book and rock elements and you're in for a super personalized good time. Oh, and just wait until you hear about their surprise hit: the HAIR BAR! I mustache you to look for it…
Give us a laid-back seaside wedding any day, especially if it includes copious amounts of beer, BBQ, and boots! this bride and bearded groom know how to party and how to keep stress low when planning a wedding. Don't miss the rustic arch, sunflower centerpieces, and all-beards-on-deck photo op!
With lots of red and blue, a sweet backyard ceremony, and a naked cake covered in knitted flowers, this wedding could not be dampened even by torrents of rain. Fairy-lit tents saved the day and allowed everyone to mix and mingle and enjoy the chic catered buffet. And watch for the bride "making a run for it" at the ceremony!
The wedding explodes with Victorian style, rich hues, and elegance. Add in the pagan ceremony, secret tattoos, and double top hats, and you're in for a treat. And just wait until you see the bride's favorite moment (sobs!) and the feeling the bride describes at the ceremony (shivers!).
Gathering family from many locations can be stressful, but these two celebrated their 15-year romance with their nearest and dearest and made it look easy. They rocked a choreographed mother-daughter-sister dance and a "first performance" instead of a first dance. But a cameo from a carboard pooch proved the funniest moment of all.
Campfires, archery, boating, a ropes course, and a giant creme donut — it's the wedding of any outdoors-y kid's dreams. This pair also built an epic "trebouquet" for the bouquet toss! Oh, and just wait until you hear about their funniest moment involving an adorable grandmother ad-lib.
A royal blue suit, a "cake inspector," a few DIY projects, and one of our favorite venues — this winter wedding in Brooklyn is all about easy-going awesomeness. Don't miss the fabric flower bouquet, mini flags, and tiny succulents. And you'll never guess what the groom used to break the glass at the ceremony!
A Wai-Ching masterpiece, a dapper groom, a majestic arch in New York City, and two ceremonies — this urban wedding in Brooklyn takes our breath away. Add in the handmade paper flower bouquet and the sweet doggie references, and you'll be falling in love, too.
When a Stormtrooper walks you down the aisle and Darth Vader is the flower girl, you know you're in for something geektastically awesome. Add in the video game details, the epic costume party, and the amazingly colorful reception dress, and it's on like Donkey Kong. Oh, and wait until you see their lightsaber candle ceremony!