We know ya'll love some paper flowers, and this crafty barn wedding totally fits the bill for DIY fun. But it's the ceremony that gets us sniffling. It's got a super cute start, a meaningful unity ceremony, and a big, joyful hug at the end. We saved the best for last, though: groomsman getting naked on the dance floor. It's a must-see.
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Let me just leave this here: Adventure Time cake, custom manga shoes, retro pin-up style, and a killer aviation museum venue. We can't even get over the CAKE! You have to see it. Plus, all the awesome group shots in the museum and the sweet kissy-face shots. And let's not forget the whispered naughty secrets during the portrait session in the comic book store!
This Southern bride, her Southern family, and her Southern groom can tell you that we're not all the cowboy boot-wearing girls depicted on TV and not all of our weddings look like a scene from Steel Magnolias. And in this wedding, it looks like FUN! Board games (including Mystery Date!), a Low Country Boil, a grown-up flower girl, and a pretty sweet processional make this a whole other ball game.
This pair of rockabillies wanted to go all-out with retro style: record place settings, cake centerpieces with tattoo designs, pin-up and greaser stations (for timely coifs!), and a killer band. You have to see what the groom did at the reception to surprise the bride. Let's just say it involves Elvis. Oh, and I think the groom's "cake" will appeal to some of you.
Carrie and Alynn created one of those idyllic days where everything seems to glow with love (and a fabulous blue sky day in San Diego never hurts!). From the pinwheel-lined path and bluegrass rendition of "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perry, the ceremony is one sweet moment after another. They celebrated their respective faiths, Christianity and Buddhism, and included a handfasting with ribbons tied by their mothers.
The bride was into craftts and music and the groom was a gamer geek — what else was there to do but combine it all into one awesome day? The only problem was a small budget. It's a good thing these two know how to throw a self-catered bash with cold munchies and a giant sweets table. Oh, and the bride's mom being talented enough to make a fab wedding dress sure didn't hurt, either.
It's Christmas in May around here! This pair doubled down on ornaments and jingle bells in the bouquets and boutonnieres, to super cute effect. Add in the bride's mini top hat, the bridesmaids' retro twirly skirts, some geeky necklaces and toasting flutes, and the groom's self-described "poodle hair," and you've got fancy fun all over this joint.
They met playing Final Fantasy, had tons of gamer-happy music, and an epic Portal cake. I think we're looking at a gamer's paradise wedding here. A real live stand-up comedian at the reception made this dance-free wedding have no lack of entertainment. Oh, and you'll love how the bride was given away by her dad and stepdad! Adorableness: check.
Whitney and Marley had two officiants to wrangle their interfaith (Jewish and Christian) ceremony in Sequim, WA. They had both communion and Kiddush amongst what has to be one of the most beautiful locales in the history of me seeing things. The brides were just chilling in the lush gardens of The Cutting Garden during the golden hour, and it makes me want to roll around in the grass like a puppy first discovering the backyard.
Orange groves, bee details, and pastel hues: it's the stuff of miracles when snow covers many of us. This wedding also boasts a fabulous handmade dress, potluck food (AND potluck performances!), a tree planting ceremony, and adorable wedding party fashion. So much sweetness, so little time.