This rad pop-up wedding had glitter, sequins, and huge rainbow mural LOVE

We wanted something small that fit us, but could also include our children and family. We didn't want to just run off to the courthouse. We wanted it to be simple and stress-free. We bounced ideas of locations back and forth. Maggie from Pop! Wed Co. suggested the "LOVE" mural at Blagden Alley. We were in DC for New Years so we checked it out and fell in love with it.

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What the heck is a microwedding (and could it be the perfect wedding for you?)

If you've seen the word "microwedding" around the internet, your brain may jump straight to eloping, right? But a microwedding is a tiny wedding of under 50ish people, usually planned in a similar fashion to larger weddings but on a smaller scale.

If you can get over the hurdle of convincing your ultra nearest and dearest that it's okay to only have them at the wedding, you're in the clear to plan your own microwedding. Ready to see if a microwedding will be your jam? Here are the reasons teeny tiny weddings kick serious ass…

A Chicago bookstore wedding with Hamilton and Santas…? Oh hell yes.

Tana and Zeb and twelve of their closest friends and family met at Powell’s Bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. They got married surrounded by books and then it off to explore Chicago. That meant famous places, Hamilton portraits, and some Santas? Yep, you'll have to see this one to believe it…

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An intimate Derby Day wedding (with handmade rings!)

Jennifer and Robert wanted a small ceremony at a favorite spot followed by a small fete with family. It was personal, intimate, and perfectly charming. Plus, we've got the story on how they chose their venue and how they MADE their rings! Here's what Jennifer told us…

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An April Fool's Day surprise pizza parlor wedding

Nicole and Ken had their second date at Pi Pizzeria in St. Louis several years ago. When they decided to get married and found out there was a location close to where they live in the DC area, they decided to surprise their close friends by getting married at what their friends expected to be an engagement party.

Add in their classy "Best Day Ever" cake, funky decor at the restaurant, and requisite rings-on-pizza-slice shot, and you've got a deliciously fab tiny wedding…