A fandom welcome sign that steals our geeky hearts

One element that managed to combine all of these fandoms and movies into one was their ceremony welcome sign. It paid homage to all kinds of book and movie couples (both romantic and platonic): Lupin and Tonks, Cas and Dean, Arthur and Merlin, Westley and Buttercup, Angel and Buffy (ahem, shouldn't this be Spike?), SLOTH AND CHUNK(!), and Carl and Ellie.

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7 quirky wedding ideas (like a Winston Churchill theme) I didn't get to use, but YOU can

The week before my wedding, I had a bit of a freak out (familiar to anyone else?). I realized that my wedding seemed really… serious. And I was not comfortable being serious about an important life moment while a bunch of people were staring at me.

In order to feel more comfortable during my own wedding, I came up with a variety of coping mechanisms. Due to poor planning (and some resistance from relatives), I just barely missed executing many of these ideas. Here they are, my gift to you…

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Designate a special cup for the bride (and other things I learned on Insta this week)

How's this for a clever wedding idea to steal: If you designate a special cup (like this R2D2 cup!) for the bride, you can use it to signal to the wedding bartender that if they see someone cutting in line with it… that person is getting wine for the bride! Thanks to @claraganeyphotography and Darci Kim for the great concept.

Now, here are a few other things I learned from Offbeat Bride's Instagram this week…