#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…

Magically geeky wedding photography for your fandom, nerdy, and anything-goes-wedding

Fellow geeks: are you in need of a geeky wedding photographer who can fully appreciate and capture ALL of your nerdtastic wedding references, your kick-ass cosplay engagement photos, and probably know every reference in your movie-themed wedding? Our partner in photography awesomeness, Sharma Shari, is the Mother of Dragons geeky wedding photography. Let's learn a bit more about her mad skills, her geek cred, and why it will totally make your nerd, fandom, or totally non-nerdy wedding photos that much better.

Destination couples: one of our fave NY photographers is now offering no travel fees (& big discounts!) in a lot of Europe!

New York and Europe-based wedding photographer Carole Cohen has been on our team for YEARS now. We just keep seeing fabulous offbeat weddings submitted from her super thrilled clients. But I've got even bigger news about our resident bi-continental photographer. Carole is booking weddings in Europe full-time now, which means she's giving big ol' discounts AND no travel fees in these areas: Paris, the French Riviera, London, and Edinburgh. Plus, you can still snag her services in New York (and vicinity) and all over Europe.