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Becca & Adam’s turquoise and red, Rock ‘n Roll wedding!

By accidently DIYing almost everything Becca & Adam totally pulled off this deliciously turquoise and red wedding.

Mysi & Craig’s antiquarian librarian meets Tom Collins wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Mysi, Fledgling Photographer (and OBT member “mysi anne“) Her Offbeat Partner: Craig, Photographer, Journalist, Historian, Constant Student Location & date of wedding: Lake Summerset Lodge, on Lake Summerset in Davis, Illinois. My parents have a summer house there and we wanted to honor their favorite place. — 7.11.09 What made our wedding […]

Melissa & Phil’s Day of the Dead, heavy metal Mexipalooza wedding

From the start we wanted to do something that completely embodied our personalities. Dia De Los Muertos was the perfect fit! It is a custom that is spiritual, quirky, morbid, and unique -– just like us!

Your new favorite wedding video, featuring singing puppets (plus puppies and goats)

It’s been a long time since I featured wedding puppetry. So I couldn’t resist this video, which offbeat couple Lauren and Michael produced and played at their Chicago wedding — featuring puppet versions of themselves (plus puppies and goats) and a song that will be stuck in your head all day…

Amber & ZaQ’s Punk Rock Trashy Classy DIY Damask Wedding

“My youngest son broke away from the pack and met me at the bottom of the stairs, held my hand and walked me all the way down the aisle.”

Chelsea & Keith’s Rockabilly/Psychobilly Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Chelsea, Asst. Manager @ Hot Topic Her Offbeat Partner: Keith, Sound Technician Location & date of wedding: Maybery Gelvin Botanical Gardens, Mahomet, IL — 6/6/09 What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding was offbeat from the start, because planning was laid back. We got things done on our own time, and planned […]