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Try not to grin scrolling these ultra happy wedding photos (and see how yours can look just as good!)

You know when you're scoping out the portfolios of wedding photographers and you run across some that just make you scream, THIS IS WHAT I WANT. That's how I felt when I spied the work of our uber talented offbeat photographer partner, Danette Pascarella Photography.

Her photos were just full of that spark that you just want them to have. Clearly all of her clients are seriously comfortable in front of her camera, which is such a FIND. Let's find out more about this awesome photographer and if she's got any special gifts specifically for readers of Offbeat Bride. Spoiler alert: she does!

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Wait until you spy the floral fauxhawk at this cake and punch wedding inspiration

We've long been huge fans of the budget-friendly, totally retro-style cake and punch reception. In addition to saving mad cash, it's infinitely customizable: think cupcakes and soda, donuts and champagne, appetizers and signature mocktails, and the South Park classic, punch and pie.

We spied this gorgeous cake and punch styled reception with its floral fauxhawk, work of art cake, floral jewelry, handmade coasters, estate jewelry, and tattoos and knew it would be a fab example of the concept done super well.

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Stars meets nature: a subtly geeky lakeside wedding with DIY for days

We combined our love for nature and the stars into a theme that came very easily for us. It helped that we found a venue that was the perfect setting to view the beauty of nature, as well as get a great view of the stars at night. To further our theme, I wanted to add a bit of a fantasy element so I decided to add subtle details that drew from Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, both of which we're big fans.

A Tim Burton-inspired wedding with hints of Star Wars and epic terrarium centerpieces

Tracy and Ben’s Tim Burton-inspired wedding was an amazing reflection of an aesthetic they love. Plus, there were hints of Star Wars and comic books, too. They got married at a private barn in Pipersville, PA that had rustic charm for days and plays host to art shows. Tracy DIYed all of the decorations including the very fun and geeky terrariums.

All of the groom's side of the wedding party were in kilts (including his sisters!) and their pups made cameos all over. There was a September heat wave going on, so Tracy rocked a gorgeous and goth-inspired black parasol for some ceremony shade. Then it was all about the dancing in the (slightly) cooler barn. Let's peep this killer goth and Tim Burton-inspired wedding…

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Elegantly gorgeous Harry Potter wedding inspiration (with a cake to die for!)

This Harry Potter photo shoot came about because Tiffany and Brett wanted to get the wedding photos they never got when they were married. Tiffany is a huge Potterphile (as so many of you are!), so a Harry Potter theme was a no-brainer. You'll most definitely want to see the stationery adorned with the Hogwarts crest and the Howarts-themed cake (a serious work of art!). But mostly it's just drop-dead gorgeous and eye candy for days. Let's get a full look at this beautiful Harry Potter wedding inspiration from which you can totally steal ideas!