Polly & Dave's last-minute wedding turned nautical dream elopement

This couple was forced to abandon their big wedding dreams in favor of a short notice elopement with only three weeks to plan. But disappointment turned to awesomeness when their nautical elopement began to take on the form of everything they ever wanted. As the bride said, "I actually no longer care for that dream wedding. Our real wedding couldn't have been more genuine and true to ourselves. "


A softly elegant Virginia family wedding with lace and flower crowns

Can you feel the Southern elegance in this wedding? Tiffany and Lander said their vows outside a historic mansion in Virginia last June. Swoon with me if you will over the old brick paths, Tiffany's fantastic lace dress, and the soft pastel colors everywhere. I'm also really loving that they gave their guests honey as favors. Look at the cuteness of those tiny glass jars! With bee ornaments!


Spidey senses tingle at a bookstore wedding in Soho

Books and superheroes? Belinda and Raul included both when they got married at Housing Works Bookstore last June. The bookstore in Soho, New York was the perfect backdrop for the couple's kickass style. Belinda was swoon-worthy in a tea-length dress, birdcage veil, and film-star-red lipstick. And if Raul would have only rocked his blue tuxedo and skinny tie, that would have been enough, but check out the hidden superpower underneath — he and his groomsmen sported superhero shirts under their duds! Photographer Carole Cohen They ♥ OBB; we ♥ them mentioned that the fellows showed off the shirts during the reception — after a few drinks.


Teary smiles are allowed at this rooftop wedding in Colorado

Red lipstick and freckles — I could eat that combo for breakfast. It looks like I'm not the only one appreciating Carrie's wedding style. Her bride Ria is sending some of the most adorable admiring gazes her way. Ria's no slouch on the fashion either, in a stellar vest and checkered shirt. The couple got married on the rooftop of Fort Collins' Lincoln Center, reading their own vows and shooting dazzling smiles all over the place.


Sing along with the bride and groom at their self-uniting, karaoke wedding

Brian and Rebecca opted for a small wedding in Philadelphia last November. They had no wedding party, and a friend MCed their self-uniting ceremony. Sounds quite cozy and intimate, yes? Prepare yourself to be blown away by the awesomeness that was their reception. Guests ate dinner from tiny white takeout boxes — complete with chopsticks — before belting out karaoke alongside Brian and Rebecca all night long.