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Unique wedding invitations that even your mom will love!

You may remember our sponsor, Sweetheart Shout Out, as the wedding invitation design team that devoted their business to ridding the world of crappy wedding invitations. Or, as they put it: "We take glittery, silk-flowery, ribbony, moldy invitations and throw them off the roof… down fifty stories… into a giant shredder!" And get this, your tradition-loving mom, may actually be totally happy about that!

Here's how Sweetheart Shout Out is on the forefront of the unique wedding invitations revolution…

Doctor Who, dinosaurs, and destiny: How this New York wedding officiant marries you AND your personalities

"I embarked upon my mission: to give all of you left-of-center couples exactly the wedding that you want. You want to get married by a chick in full gothic regalia? Done. Want to get married by Slave Leia? Done. Want an Officiant who tells dirty jokes? Leads a pagan hand-fasting ritual? Incorporates your performance art into the service? Belts out a rock and roll love song for you and your significant other? Dresses like Elvira or a zombie for your Halloween wedding? Reads the entire service in Klingon? Or who FINALLY gets to perform legal, same-sex ceremonies with simple beauty and dignity? Or maybe you just want someone who understands your lifestyle and thinks it's awesome. You get the picture…"

If you're frustratingly trying to find the right awesome New York wedding officiant that will rock that dino costume, wield that Sonic Screwdriver, and unite you in love and rock and roll… your search is over. Ask one of our own Offbeat Brides to marry the two of you!

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This Magic the Gathering wedding had an official tournament and style for miles

You might remember Sara and Will's fabulously geeky Doctor Who meets Magic the Gathering engagement session. They were just the most cutest ever in the world, amirite? We've now got the whole story of their Magic the Gathering wedding. Get ready for an official Magic tournament reception (sanctioned by official Magic judges!), party game centerpieces, floral bridesmaids dresses, hidden superhero groomsmen, MTG place cards, and so much nerdy goodness to tickle your nerd core.

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5 types of brides that these sustainable wedding dresses were literally made for!

I told you about how our longtime sponsor Conscious Elegance's custom eco wedding dress designs that are SUPER eco-friendly. eco-friendly wedding dress maker, Lori, is now permanently in the Boston area, and this means that Conscious Elegance is "now able to be even more present to LGBT brides of all genders." I'd add "brides of all shapes, sizes, and interests" too! Here are the types of brides who should have a Conscious Elegance wedding dress.

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It's dangerous to go alone: take these geeky "just married" car decals

I was revisiting one of our favorite geeky fantasy weddings, Shanon and Brandon's Harry Potter meets Lord of the Rings wedding, and remembered their fun as hell Lord of the rings "just married" car decal. "Just married" decals can lean a little on the traditional side of things, not unlike tying tin cans to the bumper, but when they've gone the way of the geek? The game is changed. In this case, a two-player 8-bit game. Let's see what decals I could find including Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Legend of Zelda, The Simpsons, and Star Wars.