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An elegantly goth Friday the 13th wedding with hints of Tim Burton

Our wedding was a blend of a whole lot of fall, Halloween, goth, Tim Burton-like elements that all worked together in a surprisingly elegant way. We incorporated as much of our ancestral history as we could. We had photos of our passed relatives at both the ceremony and our reception. I wore the bracelet of Daniel's grandmother, I slipped her wedding ring onto my handkerchief, and I read my vows from a bound volume of the poetry written by Daniel's grandfather. It was important to us to share our roots with each other and our families and friends as we became one.

This colorful laid-back wedding had a potluck pickle bar & a flamenco dance

Just wait until you hear how this couple crowdsourced a whole bunch of pickled goodness for their very own pickle bar at their wedding in Minnesota. We're talking green tomato, watermelon slices, asparagus, okra, beet, and burdock root pickles, among others! Come for the pickles, but STAY for the amazing flamenco dance later at the reception.

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Sea queen meets literary nerd wedding (with the founding of a new land!)

This pair's mash-up name totally sounded like a fake European country, so they ran with it and created a whole fanfic-style backstory and theme! Add that to the sea queen look, the together-but-independent ceremony (with apt, science-y unity ceremony!), and amazing game-themed reception, and this literary nerd wedding has won us over…

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Can an emergency hospital visit still end up as a fabulous wedding day? Hell yes it can.

You may remember Hannah from this post about being a fat bride. Seeing her wedding confirmed that she rocked it. But when a wedding ends up being completed in a hospital, you KNOW it'll be a wild ride. But this pair managed to look amazing, make it to the reception, and keep a killer attitude all at the same time. Come for the story, stay for the ruby red dress, autumn colors, and amazing comic book-inspired headpiece.