Live out all your corseted fantasies with a wedding at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival

As a lifelong Ren Fest nut myself, I can't stop ogling weddings that feature armor, weapons (peace-tied, natch!), dragons, corsets, and a whole royal court at the ready. It's so immersive and whimsical and I get giddy just imagining what new Medieval and Renaissance-inspired weddings will come our way out of Scarborough. The best part? YOUR WEDDING CAN BE THERE, TOO!

Here's what you can expect by booking an all-inclusive (and ultimate TBT!) wedding at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival…

How you can get personalized, stellar wedding photography all while doing some good in the world

Sometimes you just feel at home with a vendor before you even meet them. Sometimes they just give you that vibe and you know you'll totally get along. And getting along is pretty important when it comes to being comfortable in front of a camera. That's why we are always down to talk shop with DIWAS Photography, the dynamic duo who has been one of our favorite skilled photography teams for so long now.

Let's say hello to Sadie and Diwas, see how they can make your wedding day super chill and natural, and how you can help contribute back to the world by hiring them. Oh, and I think I mentioned a super special promotion somewhere in there, too?

#TimewarpTuesday: why we COVET throwback style with luxe vintage engagement rings

I never tire of seeing couples embrace the past with vintage engagement rings. And I just keep losing my mind over the beautiful vintage-inspired recreations I've seen made by artisans like our long-time jewelry partner, Joseph Jewelry. Let's get into what vintage and antique rings even are, from what styles you can model your ring, and of course, some of my very favorites that I wish were sparkling on my fingers right now…

This super flexible gift registry has options we've never seen (and it's totally free!)

We've talked registries before, but sometimes you just want to call out cool features you haven't seen and especially so when the tool is totally free. So we couldn't help wanting to talk shop about our partner, Blueprint Registry. You likely want a universal registry that allows for honeymoon funding, group gifting, and selecting gifts from anywhere on the web, right? Blueprint's got you covered, with an additional tool that is RAD. Let's talk about the features and why it might be just right for your wedding registry…

What to do when your dream wedding photographer lives far away? You snag THIS deal from of our faves, Dustin Cantrell

Loooongtime partner of ours, traveling photographer Dustin Cantrell, is one of our favorites for a ton of reasons. He's been part of the offbeat community for years, has captured wild and woolly offbeat weddings that made us wild with envy, intimate couples sessions that melted our hearts, and knows his way around weddings large and super tiny.

Let's hear more about Dustin and the major Offbeat Bride deal he's got going that'll make getting him to your local or destination wedding so.much.easier…