A Francophile wedding in Bulgaria? Yes indeed. And we're bringing along two dresses (one crocheted, the other Paris-themed!), a macaron cake, and loads of pitkas (Bulgarian bread). It's a total mash-up of Western traditions, Bulgarian traditions, and altogether offbeat Bulgarian awesomeness. Don't miss the bride's valiant attempt at a horo dance, too.
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Instilling their love of color and music, this wedding-turned-garden party concert was even fun for passersby. Mixing traditions like jumping the broom and smashing the glass only added to the facets of awesome you'll find. Turn on some Janelle Monae and rock out to this musical shindig.
Did someone say "gorgeous outdoor lawn games and square dancing wedding?" Yeah, I just knew you were thinking about it. Well get on board with this one: croquet, cigars, bow ties, and the couple handing out ice cream. Plus, you'll love the ceremony structure and big ol' singalong at the end. To what song, you ask? RING OF FIRE!
You may remember this bride from her post about choosing to marry her boyfriend while legally married to her husband. Now we've got the whole story of how it went down, including the bride's husband catering a vegetarian meal, the handcrafted ceremony and vows, and the true meaning of what makes a "real" wedding.
Relieve your wedding planning stress by basking in the easy-going glow of this Vancouver elopement. No mess, no stress (except for a teeny shoe snafu!), and this sweet elopement of two lovers from two countries will warm your hearts. Mint details, a seaside venue, a super helpful marriage commissioner — it's a story of long-distance that will make you root for these two.
Retro 1950s style, adorable swing dresses, bright red crinoline matching bright red hair, and a sweet uniting of two parents — it's a pretty damned awesome UK wedding. Don't miss the bride's fruity and retro reception dress. Plus, you'll never guess how they snagged the red classic car!
A survey for guest needs, customized snacks in your camp-style guest house, a nostalgia-themed lunch, a pool, trivia, and games all weekend? We are officially ultra-jealous of attendees of this wedding. This couple, who totally knows how to cater to their awesomely diverse community, managed to pull off a stellar wedding weekend full of love, hilarity, and choreographed dance moves.
Oh, rural mountain views… you tease us with your splendor and ability to lure in gorgeous tiny weddings like this one. Cowboy boots, acoustic guitars, and carrot cake await you. The flowers, campfire, and sunny weather just taunt you. And we're all falling in love with these sage-wielding, poem reading yogis and Deadheads.
Adventure Time, pretty colors, handmade bouquets, and MINGLO — these two know what we like! You'll also swoon over the ombre cake, the unplanned ceremony make-out session, sweet letters to the bridesmaids, and the big dash to the door during "Bohemian Rhapsody."
A gorgeous green bouquet, succulent favors, a Jazzy venue, and a cameo from our own developer, Kellbot — this New York City wedding is the balm to our rough days. Plus, their friends' video salute is one of the funniest we've seen. And just wait until you see how their portrait session was interrupted! Hint: it was a really sunny day!
Kilts, ring security, games for the kiddos, and a lot of high-fiving — this wedding is more fun than a barrel of monkeys. Plus, their hand-written ceremony is tissue-worthy. And just wait until you see the original painting that was created as the ceremony happened!