Seattle's Sunshine Charlie and the wedding photography social experiment that just might completely change your wedding

Sunshine Charlie — a wedding photographer based in not-so-sunshiney Seattle. She's also the (crazy/genius) mind behind her "Pay what you think it's worth" photography offer/social experiment. To learn more about Nicole, her work, and her amazing social experiment that is both delighting brides and shocking photographers everywhere, keep reading…


Jessica & Eric's West Coast music festival-meets-traditional wedding

A gown with gorgeous plumage, winged children, naughty ring bearers, and a leg lamp cake that actually lit up! If that isn't enough to grab you, there were scantily clad performers covered in food. WUT! Oh, and see if you can spy a certain Offbeat Bride staffer among the guests. OH: there is also a slightly NSFW photo. Be warned (and titillated).


Moss-covered trees and tiny bees at this orange and green wedding

Seattle's Urban Light Studios was the setting of this colorful and subtly bee-themed wedding in Seattle. With lovely moss-covered foliage and chic decor, this event had tons of class and lots of eclectic touches… plus a stuffed lion. And since it was held in April, it makes the perfect addition to our spring theme week.


Katy & Aaron's forest handfasting and dance party wedding

When an intimate forest ceremony becomes a Renaissance-inspired dance party reception, it's been a good day. The bride handmade books as favors, had tiny terrariums as centerpieces, and they served pumpkin pie, too. So far so good. But the addition of a cardboard deer head is the icing on the cake.