5 reasons to have a most wondrous wedding at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Waxahachie, Texas' Scarborough Renaissance Festival. Which is basically, the ultimate destination wedding — all the way to the 16th Century! (Okay, really it's just 30 minutes south of Downtown Dallas.)

Yup, Scarborough offers all-inclusive weddings and receptions during their festival in April and May of each year! Let's talk about the five reasons you should have a Renaissance Festival wedding…


How to get a wedding photography discount for just being YOU

They say that things that sound too good to be true, usually are. But this is Offbeat Bride, where we do away with "the usual." In the case of our sponsor Justine Johnson, her deals are just as good as they sound… You either have the chance to have a completely free, completely amazing wedding photographer, just for being your completely awesome selves. Just for being you doing "you."

Here's how you can get Justine to shoot your wedding for either free, or deeply discounted…

Three reasons why YOU are Atlanta-based photographer YouAreRaven's wedding planning magical creatures

You may already know Atlanta-based photographer Raven Shutley of YouAreRaven as the best photographer for the camera-shy or for the nerdy and laid-back. We're ALL of these things, so we already knew Raven was our girl and such a dreamy match for offbeat couples. Now we're going to ask her a few questions about why she LOVES you guys and why that makes her totally able to snag the best photos of your offbeat wedding.


Fall into the rabbit hole with Darling Marcelle's stunning wedding headpieces

I spend WAY too much time down the headpiece/flower crown/birdcage veil rabbit hole than any non-engaged person should, so I don't know how you guys get anything done. This is especially true since Darling Marcelle exists to keep us knee-deep in fabulous wedding headpiece dreams. Think colorful florals mixed with a black birdcage, feather-topped fingertip veils, vintage-inspired flower crowns, and gold-dinosaur-topped fascinators. All of your wedding headpiece dreams are about to come true.