"Not an effort to be unique, but an effort to be us"

The New York Times recently ran an article called Your Hand in Marriage, and Offbeat Bride got a nod for our DIY posts. That's cool, but what really caught my eye was this quote from a bride named Lauren Ireland:
"I felt like there's such a movement to homogeneous wedding styles with Pinterest and Etsy, which are wonderful tools but do seem to make things seem very similar," she said.
Her wedding, she added, represented "not an effort to be unique, but an effort to be us."


Photos from weddings featured in today's sci-fi weddings article in the New York Times

You guys know we loves us some sci-fi, nerdy, geeky, horror-tinged, and zombie-fied weddings… and it appears the Old Grey Lady has sniffed out the trend!

The New York Times ran an article today ("Moving Past Traditional to the Science Fictional") which featured an interview with Ariel and several weddings featured on Offbeat Bride. We thought it'd be fun to share some of the photos that go with the weddings featured in the piece…