You've heard me gush about the incredible wedding photography talent that is our sponsor Lauren McGlynn. This time when we catch up with our Edinburgh-based wedding photographer friend, we're going to be doing something different… telling you all about her Christmas advent calendar blogging project that raises money for Syrian refugees. There are also prizes involved, including the chance to win a two hour photo shoot of your choice!
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of christmas posts.
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.
This mellow holiday wedding lit the electric menorah and decorated with Christmas trees, featured appearances by a female Elvis impersonator AND a female Santa impersonator, and had a fountain — not of chocolate, but NACHO CHEESE. The ceremony involved compromising on vows, touching readings, and family blessings, and as one small guest put it, some WHOA. Snuggle in for some holiday cheer and peek through this winter wonderland wedding…
Celebrating New Year's Eve is super fun. Weddings are a celebration of something new as well. Why not inject your event with some holiday and/or New Year's excitement with these papier mache confetti balls!?
Felicia and Andre chose a venue that decorates beautifully for Christmas. Then they surprised their guests with aerial burlesque performers at the start of the ceremony. For the reception, they served fajitas and Indian food to represent each of their heritages.
"We had a few setbacks during our year of planning, so we stripped right back to only the things we really, really wanted."
So you want the ultimate non-floral bouquet alternative? Here's how to make an Christmas bulb bouquet that even lights up.