A fabulously unexpected journey at this Lord of The Rings-themed wedding

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride
Photos by Laura Dee Photography

This Nashville couple hosted a most unexpectedly fabulous journey with their Lord of The Rings-themed wedding. There are truly exquisite Middle Earth details, a custom gown designed by the bride, Alyssa, her brother Josh officiating the ceremony dressed as Elrond, adorable Hobbits and little elves, and delicious food. Alyssa's dad even dressed as Gandalf! Come on this journey with us to see Alyssa and Sean's Tolkien wedding. Don't miss the bride and wedding party's singing at the ceremony!

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Lord of The Rings-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

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Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Tolkien-themed wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Vendors

Photographer: Laura Dee Photography • Jewelry: Ayalga • Bakery: Big Daddy's Cakes • Apparel: Karen Hendrix Couture • Floral Designer: Lavender Blue Floral Designs • Event Venue: The Green Door Gourmet

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  1. First I was going to write about the picture of the bride drawing back an arrow. Then the sweet picture of the bride's huge grin. Then the cake. Then the first dance picture. Since I can't decide, let me just say AGH I LOVE IT ALL.

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    • Thank you so, so much! I actually "tossed" my bouquet with the bow and arrow. My florist designed a custom flower ball to go on the end of it. That might have been my favorite part!

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  2. This is one of the best dressed weddings I have seen in a while. The photography is wonderful.

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    • Thank you so, so much! I truly put my heart and soul in this day. I personally came up with every piece of the styling, decor, even how we named our food and many of the pieces were handmade by me, my husband and our family. My heart is swelling from the positive feedback I'm getting! It was truly the most magical day ever!

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  3. This is so AWESOME! Dad's costume made me go "awww" in a big way. The cake also really blew me away but I can't pick a favorite detail because they're all just too good!

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  4. I just made my fiance look through all of these pictures with me. Absolutely stunning. So magical and wonderful.

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  5. Thank you so, so much! I truly put my heart and soul in this day. I personally came up with every piece of the styling, decor, even how we named our food (the honey came from the hives of my mother and father in law) and many of the pieces were handmade by me, my husband and our family. (My personal favorite are the bridesmaids lanterns I designed and made!) My heart is swelling from the positive feedback I'm getting! It was truly the most magical day ever and I am sooo glad I decided to stay true to my nerdy fantasies despite people's doubts!

    7 agree
    • You also just look truly happy and amazing. You did a great job, and it's also obvious that you two truly share an incredible joy together. I hope my wedding oozes this much amazing! <3

      3 agree
      • You're totally right! The lifetime journey we started that day was definitely the best and most important part!

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  6. Wow! What an incredible looking wedding. Every detail is so beautiful, I love the bow, the lanterns and the cake and all the lovely outfits. What really makes the photos though is how happy you both look, the big grins in nearly every picture. Geek weddings are the best! 🙂

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  7. I love everything about this wedding, but especially how HAPPY everybody looks. The pic of the bride and groom cracking up at the altar is fantastic. If our wedding is even 1/4 of the gorgeous/fun/awesome this wedding clearly was, I'll be a happy gal.

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    • Beth, thank you so much! My brother got certified and officiated for us so it wasn't hard for him to conjure up some big laughs from us and all of the guests. I'm sure your wedding day will be as magical as you've always imagined! Savor every moment, it goes by way too fast!

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  8. OMG! My geeky-nerdy hearth is melting down…
    This is so beautiful! I wish to be at least half as happy as you are in the pictures next year during my Big Day.
    When I look at pictures like that I feel less stressed and nervous about planning my wedding and everything which goes with that.
    Thank you for sharing this and have a wonderful life together with your Aragorn! 😉

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