How to make antiqued paper for your historical or fantasy wedding

We're getting married next month and having a pirate-themed wedding. Any bits of paper we needed (whether invitations, signs, or treasure-hunt clues) I decided to make look old and pirate-y.

This technique would also be great for medieval, historical, steampunk, fantasy, or Victorian themes. Some of you may have done something like this at school, but this is such a simple yet effective bit of DIY I just had to share it!

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Hobbits and elves and eerie mist: this Middle-earth wedding has serious magic

Middle-earth came to central California at this Middle-earth wedding. The guests' costumes alone are slaying us with the level of detail! That's before we even get to the Gandalf officiant, Mount Doom centerpieces, Hobbit hole cake, and misty first dance. Yep, this wedding would make Tolkien proud. Are you ready to see it?

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Prepare to squeal at the ARMORED corset dress at a fantasy RPG-themed wedding

The armored corset dress (that I'm on a quest to buy), the silver filigree crown, the groom's cloak and bandolier, the Moroccan glass star-shaped lanterns for the bridesmaids… I just CAN'T with this wedding. It's the medieval garb wedding of my fantasy-driven heart. And that's saying a lot. You just have to see this gorgeous pair and their amazingly dressed guests at this fantasy RPG-themed wedding.

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…