If you're a fan of the '90s television show Twin Peaks, this wedding will totally get you jonesing to marathon it! The couple had ceremony readings from the show, a "Miss Twin Peaks" photo booth backdrop, Double R Diner coffee cups, and a replica of Dale Cooper's tape recorder. You'll also flip for the bride's red crinoline and gorgeous cocktail hat!
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After seeing this wedding, there is no way we all won't be in the mood for Mexican food and a full-on fiesta — which is exactly what this wedding entails. Papel picado, an awesome Mexican restaurant, and tons of DIYed decor worthy of the event make this colorful shindig a stunner. Add in the gorgeous vintage-style chapel and sweet mother/daughter impromptu dance, and you'll be in love with this love.
We know that our brides run the gamut on how much they want to be involved in the wedding planning. This bride took it one step further and let her mom plan 99% of it! And their personalities totally shined through in their gamer geek music choices, colorful monster details (including Frankenstein shoes!), and choices in board games for the reception.
Hula hoops, foosball, and roller skates… oh my! This is one game-happy Halloween wedding. Add in the chic lollipop bouquet, the sequined shoes, and the bedazzled pumpkins, and it's a pretty gorgeous wedding, too. Plus, you'll never guess who convinced the couple to embrace the Halloween theme.
This bride's custom-made cobalt blue Victorian dress steals our hearts, and the rustic, forest-y details take the rest. Non-matching bridesmaids in white, a fabulous ceremony gazebo, and so much ambiance. Oh, and wait until you hear the story the groom told in his speech. Let's just say it had something to with self-tanner.
Put on your goggles and your neo-Victorian gear, because this is STEAMPUNK WEEK! Today we've got a burner-meets-upcycled-meets-kid-friendly celebration including fire dancing, a community-planned potluck, and a sweet ceremony interruption by the couple's little girl. It's laid-back and free-form and we're loving it!
A city hall ceremony started this pair off in matrimony, and then it was topped off by a three-day weekend of barbecues, brunches, and of course, a big ol' multi-lingual party! Just wait until you see their M.C. Escher-inspired invitation, Wall-E cake toppers, and fruit centerpieces. But the best part is their funniest moments, which involve an overly enthusiastic ring dad and a translated baby. WHAT.
We teased this couple's adorable crocheted dessert table toppers earlier this week and now we've got the whole story! We're talking a self-catered fajita bar, suuuuper sweet serenades from the groom AND the bride's father, and a last-minute rain break for an awesome outdoor ceremony. And just wait until you hear what the officiant did during the epic-length first kiss!
Lots of DIY, thousands of origami stars, a feathery bouquet, a surprise lightsaber arch… and a bouquet tossed from a trebuchet! For reals, ya'll. Except it went slightly differently than practiced. Plus, you'll want to see how the groom and his best man made up for some lost time in this second marriage. OH, and for something completely rad, take a guess who wore the special Batman garter. It definitely wasn't the bride!
Let's reminisce about being a kid with this summer camp wedding complete with crayons, popcorn favors, a "Hershey's Kiss girl" instead of a flower girl, a camp out with a fire juggler, and an AMAZING pink ruffled corset gown (you may remember from here). Plus, get a load of the adorable matchy-match father and son kilts! My heart… I swoon! All that plus the sweetest groom-gets-teary first look ever.
With an unofficial theme of "friends helping out," you can just imagine how much everything must have meant to this pair. Feel the lurve! Plus, they had awesome, philanthropic tamales at their favorite dive bar to end the celebration. And an interesting lesson was learned, too: sometimes trying too hard to avoid stress actually ends up being stressful in itself!