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A casually elegant BBQ wedding in their own backyard

Shortly before Matt and I got engaged, we bought a house with a stunning park-like backyard, complete with an arch for the ceremony. We planned the wedding in just three months. Our focus was celebrating the new family we were creating with my three sons from my first marriage. To keep it casual, we held a catered backyard barbecue on a Friday evening.

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Unicorns & pink everything at this sparkly, over-the-top disco party wedding

After lots of soul searching and important conversations we decided that marriage was for us. But we weren't really inspired by the weddings in bridal magazine or any venues… until we learned that you could get married at the Madonna Inn. The place is over the top, nauseatingly pink, and tacky in the best of ways — just like what I imagine my heart looks like.

We decided to double down on this wild venue and fill the wedding with all things rainbow, mixed textures, bright, shiny, and fun…

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Don't miss the tutu-wearing ring dog at this colorful, retro wedding

Peggy and Shawn had a colorful, retro wedding in Kansas City, MO with so many stunning details I didn't know where to begin. But hey, let's start with that amazing, minty blue dress! Oh, and their dog Pearl was the ring bearer, the reception had karaoke, dinosaurs, and records, and a family-centric cake topped with a VW!

You'll be scouring the photos for more of their nerdy and awesome details so get to browsing…

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Huge flowers, stripes, & tea at this whimsical Alice in Wonderland wedding

We had an Alice in Wonderland-themed tea party with tea sandwiches, soup in small espresso cups, salad in large mugs, fruit, lemonade, tea, toadstool cupcakes, macarons, and candy! We had black and white striped table runners with teapot centerpieces filled with roses and daisies, surrounded by moss and grass decor (including moss bunnies!), and vintage clocks. There was a photo booth area with a boxwood backdrop, vintage furniture, gold frames, flamingo croquet mallets, and lots of props. Our food tables had "eat me" and "drink me" signs…

A chill & magical Hawaiian wedding with rainbows, surfboards, and leis

Elena and Andrei’s wedding was planned in only a of couple weeks. They were traveling to Maui with four of their best friends and going to become parents in a few months, so they figured why not get hitched while on vacation? And this magical Hawaiian wedding was created. The officiant serenaded them accompanied by a ukulele, Elena carried a bouquet of tropical blooms, and their ceremony spot was marked by flowers creating a heart shape in the sand.