Let's talk about how lovely and glowy and stunning Kelly and Bart's Netherlands wedding is, shall we? First of all, there's the friggin light in their apartment while Kelly got ready for the day. Photographer Nadine van der Wielen said the weather alternated between stormy and sunny, and y'all know I love the light of a rainy wedding. Nadine also mentioned that Kelly has kind of a serious thing for flowers, which, will you notice the bedroom's wallpaper? Swoon. Flowers are everywhere here: in Kelly's hair, her fab bouquet, and being dumped by a flower girl (that last one's my favorite picture btw).
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This wedding has all the D's: an awesome dog, a handmade dress, art gallery-style personalized decor, and a focus on disability. The pair also came up with a very cool way to combine their two families in a musical way. Oh, and just try to contain your FEELS when you hear what the bride's dad pulled out during his speech.
I've often been told that I shouldn't think of myself as being disabled, that I shouldn't describe myself as a "wheelchair user," or even that I'm not really disabled. I have great respect and love for some of the people who've told me these things, but I think they're wrong. This is exactly why I won't be hiding my disability on my wedding day.
Liz Carr, a bride with Cerebral Palsy, and her wife Jo threw a pretty incredible party. AND it's an especially good wedding blog post to read if you're looking for tips on throwing a disability-friendly wedding.
Stacy & Daniel had a Dr. Suess themed wedding which included three foot Cat in the Hat hats, a five foot Cat in the Hat cardboard cut out, stuffed Seuss characters used instead of pew bows and more!
What dresses are best for Offbeat Brides in a wheelchair? And how can you feel like you're looking AT your guests and not UP at them when coming down the aisle in a chair?
I had a "Just Married" sign on the back of my wheelchair, and at the end of the aisle we had a pause and were able to enjoy each others company for a minute…
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