17 geeky wedding details that will make you want to marry your fandoms #Decor#comic books#doctor who#gamers#geeky weddings#lord of the rings#star wars Updated Mar 15 2021 (Posted Mar 10 2016) Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin As photographer Sharma Shari said, "When you partner loves Star Wars and you are more into Harry Potter and Pokemon, what you do? You have them all! Who says that you can’t marry between fandoms?" Related Post Will these geeky wedding vows save your ceremony? Always. Fellow gamers, book-lovers, pop culture fiends, Potterphiles, Browncoats, Tolkien fans, Whovians, and zombie apocalypse fighters, and all other forms of geekdom in need of nerd-tinged,... Read more Let's take a moment to geek out about weddings… No, like literally get geeky about geeky weddings! We asked some of our favorite wedding photographers to share some of their favorite nerdy wedding details with us. OOOH boy, the combined awesomeness of this roundup is over nine thousand!!!! Put down your games, your cosplay crafts and your comics, and take a minute to soak up all the nerdtastic details we've collected for you… 1. Celebrate finding your Player 2 Photo by Sharma Shari Photography Grab your video game controllers and follow the lead of this engagement session by Tampa-based photographer Sharma Shari — take engagement photos that highlight one of your favorite hobbies! Because the couple that plays together, stays together. 2. Create centerpieces based on your favorite fandoms Photo by You Are Raven Photography Screw table numbers, name your tables after your favorite movies, tv shows, or video games, then create geeky centerpieces to match. like the awesomeness of Treebeard, here! Photographer You Are Raven tells us that this couple also had centerpieces like a Clock Tree from The Magicians, Baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy, Yggdrasil from Norse mythology, a Weirwood Tree from Game of Thrones, and the Tree of Protection from The Chronicles of Narnia. 3. Power up with geeky cufflinks Photo by Focus Photography Cufflinks are a great way to add a little geek to your outfit. We have a bunch of geeky cufflink ideas for you, too. 4. Carry a bouquet made out of your favorite comic books Photo by Art of Roxy Photography Paper flowers are awesome, we know this, but paper flowers made out of your favorite comic books are SUPER awesome! South Carolina wedding photographer Art of Roxy tells us that this particular bride's bouquet was made entirely out of Marvel comics. We think that's Marvel-ous. (oof) 5. Star Wars suspenders for the groom and all the groomsmen Photo by You Are Raven Photography Are these the Star Wars wedding accessories you're looking for? I think so! Let's geek out over even more suspenders for you and your entire wedding party over here. 6. Get sneaky geeky with superhero socks for your wedding party Photo by Art of Roxy Photography Want a more subtle homage to your geeky tendencies? Then get sneaky with geeky socked feetsies! 7. Show off your chemistry with a unity volcano Photo by Oh, Karina Photography Looking for a the right geeky unity ceremony? Combine your love of science and of each other with a unity volcano — you know, the same volcano you made in grade school could start off your married life with a fantastic explosion of bubbly awesomeness. 8. Invite your loved ones up for a unity drink Photo by Oh, Karina Photography Or celebrate the combining of families with a unity drink. Slainte! (Bonus points for having matching geeky beer tankards.) 9. Create a ceremony program based on The Daily Prophet newspaper from Harry Potter Photo by You Are Raven Photography Harry Potter fans know what's up… Daily Prophet wedding programs are absolutely magic! 10. Stash your rings inside of a Poké Ball Photo by JC Lemon Photography New York wedding photographer JC Lemon tells us that this bride actually surprised her groom by stashing his ring in a Poke ball instead of a traditional ring box. I mean… what better was to show that you're choosing each other than by using a Poké Ball as a ring pillow? 11. Cut your cake with an Elvish sword Photo by Oh, Karina Photography Cake cutting time can be super-awkward, but not when you're cutting your cake with an Elvish sword, or with an axe, or with the lightsaber cake knife! Now cake cutting can give you the good kind of geek chills. 12. Make it look like your tiny cake toppers arrived in a tiny TARDIS Photo by Oh, Karina Photography Okay yes, anyone can have tiny versions of themselves as their cake topper, but — as their wedding photographer Oh, Karina mentioned to us — not everyone will have those tiny versions of themselves AND their pets coupled with a tiny TARDIS that is clearly bigger on the inside. 13. 3D print your own cake toppers, like these Daleks… Photo by JC Lemon Photography What's geekier than a Doctor Who cake topper? A Doctor Who cake topper that 3D PRINTED YOURSELF! 14. Answer the call of Cthulhu Photo by Oh, Karina Photography Lovers of H.P. Lovecraft may have already spotted the Cthulhu in this wedding cake, and may want to head over here to see how they can conjure up a wedding-ready monstrous entity of their own! 15. Boba Fett groom's cake + Sonic Screwdriver cake knives = Delicious crossovers Photo by You Are Raven Photography Who says you need to have just one allusion to your favorite fandom on your wedding cake? Throw in as many delicious geeky details as possible and see just how epic you can make your cake table. 16. Arm your bridal party with lightsabers instead of bouquets Photo by Oh, Karina Photography Ditch the bouquets and arm your bridal party with lightsabers instead of bouquets — everyone looks super-fierce wielding these elegant weapons, PLUS they'll be battle-ready incase of zombie attack. Speaking of wedding parties… 17. Nail the hell out of Force Choke photo with your wedding party! Photo by Focus Photography Now go forth and geek up your wedding. And if you have any more ideas for geeky details, leave them in the comments. SO SAY WE ALL! This post features Offbeat Vendors! Check out their vendor listing to see how they cater to Offbeat Brides: Sharma Shari Photography Art of Roxy Photography You Are Raven Photography JC Lemon Photography Oh, Karina Photography Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS Ditch centerpieces and let dinner be your wedding reception table decor NEXT 6 tricks for personalizing your vows for maximum belly laughs and soggy hankies Show/Hide comments [ 4 ] Ah, I wish this had come out before our wedding! Putting the rings into a pokeball is SUCH A COOL IDEA! And would have fit into our "theme" perfectly! Reply That's MY volcano! I'm so excited!!! Reply I'm having a Star Wars themed wedding but I'm a bit stuck! I want to carry a lightsaber down the isle but I can't afford to get lightsabers for my two bridesmaids as well (not to mention the two flower girls). Any ideas? Reply Hi! Maybe you can buy toy light sabers that you wouldn't mind breaking and use them as base for the bouquets for your bridesmaid? Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.