After rejecting the idea of a big wedding, Jordan and Philip decided to elope to one of their favorite places, The Albany Bulb. The area is a great mix of urban and nature: ocean, city landscape, fields, trees, bird sanctuary, dog run, and innovative art. But it's really hard not to focus on the pair's crazy awesome fashion! With Philip's dapper suit and glasses and Jordan's rainbow fairy dress, these two sparkle brighter than their sunny wedding day.
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A Beltane wedding in the forest surrounded by intricate and lovely craft projects turned spiritual wedding decor — this is magical, indeed. The community collaborated on the whole thing with potluck food, a "cupcake brigade," decoupaged lace lights, a love altar, and handmade accessories. Oh, and don't forget that the bride made her own Victorian-inspired dress!
Lauren's dress is sexy as hell, but have you seen what Brandin is wearing? Lay it on me, pink and tartan! Their wedding also had the ultimate-traditional-fun-combo of jumping the broom and a rockin' hora. And wait until you see their Kewpie doll cake toppers canoodling under a mini chuppah. On top of it all is the sweetest, tiniest love note delivered from Brandin to Lauren before the ceremony.
Kate and Danyael had a gorgeous evening ceremony at the outdoor mausoleum at the Inglewood Park Cemetery, with guests seated in a spiral(!!). The rituals were a combination of Pagan and Shamanic traditions, owing to Kate's observance of Wicca and Danyael's Native American ancestry.
This pair has a strong connection to the desert, so a barefoot desert ceremony was a must. Add in lots of handmade, vegetarian, and eco-friendly touches, and you've got a truly gorgeous and personal wedding (that somehow totally avoided the scorching Arizona summer heat). And don't miss the awesome, impromptu "rad bromance" dance duet!
This pair crafted an epic weekend-long celebration of their love with lots of color, lots of wet and cold camping, a eleven-year-old's rendition of "White Wedding," and even gift bags representing the 10 principles of Burning Man. Plus, you'll love the bride's totally apt choice of reading.
Peacock feathers, homemade vanilla syrup, and two ceremonies make me happy. Add in some tree planting, multicultural reception games, lots of henna, and a whole roasted lamb, and it's a party. Check out this amazing wedding full of rich culture.
These two love robots, so they included lots of robot-y references in their Pagan handfasting. Sounds like a perfect combination to me. Add in the custom-made purple silk gown and ivy headband and you'll get sucked in. Plus, they had a choreographed first dance which looked like a hoot and a half.
As fans of New Orleans and also of smaller weddings, this pair found a destination wedding to be ideal. In Jackson Square, under the shade of the palms, Bloody Mary wielded her Wiccan wonders on the ceremony that included voodoo dolls and burning parchment. After that, it was party time.
A couple who meets while learning lightsaber combat would certainly have a Star Wars theme in mind, right? Not these two. Their offbeat-ness comes straight from their traditional choices! They decided on a very traditional Jewish ceremony…