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How to make semi-kanzashi-style fabric flowers (part 1)

I’m looking to make my bouquet for my wedding myself, and so I’ve been brainstorming ideas on how best to put together fabric flowers for this purpose. This tutorial is based on some flowers that I started making a few years ago — the folding technique is Japanese (Tsunami Kanzashi).

Leila & Don’s home-made barn party with a wedding and tattoos

Leila and Don had the most hard core farm wedding EVER complete with wedding tattoos. Seriously, they literally got tattooed together on their wedding day.

Rock ‘n’ roll wedding favors to match your kick-ass wedding

Here’s the next installation of Megan’s series of wedding favor posts, this time it’s all about favors to fit your wedding’s rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic.

Sarah & Justin’s geek-chic, backyard fiesta

We’re doing a week of geek weddings on Offbeat Bride! I’ve been waiting for an excuse to do this and I think the countdown to the Offbeat Bride book re-release party is a great reason! So we’re kicking off “geek week” with Sarah and Justin’s geek-chic wedding, coincidentally right around the time of their first […]

Wedding pins and buttons personalize the heck out of your wedding day

Reenie (of comic book style wedding invite fame) mentioned that she’s DIYing the boutenniers for the guys and has accented them with nerdy pins. And it struck me that pins are definitely becoming a full on offbeat trend. Here are ways to use pins as fun wedding accents.