Nicole & Kyle's punk rock and skulls wedding

These two heard a lot of ideas about what people thought their punk-themed wedding would be like… but they were all wrong. This shindig had all the awesome trappings of a punk-loving party: awesome bands (including one who shifted into an '80s hair band!), The Misfits playing during the ceremony, and colorful skulls everywhere. But with a gorgeous and floofy pink gown and a classy venue, this was a total traditional-meets-punk mashup.


Dorie & Justin's surprise elopement music video wedding

We've seen some kick-ass and adorable elopement vids, right? But rare is the time we get to see the actual reactions of the friends and family to seeing the video! And boy, let me tell you, get the tissues ready. For a wedding that totally combines the freedom of an elopement and the care of loved ones' feelings, check this one out.


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Jen & Henry's Old Hollywood-inspired with a touch of Assyrian wedding

The groom comes from a big wedding-loving Assyrian family, the bride wants to elope discreetly. Sometimes an Old Hollywood vibe is the draw that brings a reluctant bride around. Have some classic movie place cards, lots of feathers, some glowing and happy parents, and Old Hollywood glamour and everyone will go home happy. Plus they had some really sweet audience involvement during the ceremony.


Kate & Justin's beach and buttons veggie wedding

On top of the couple's awesome ink and gorgeous venue (with carousel!), there was also a beach just made for dipping. Not only did the groom's guys take the plunge, the bride ended up swimming too, dress and all! With a button-y bouquet and vegetarian menu, this was never destined to be your typical beach-side soiree.


Elizabeth & Eric's spiritually artsy DIY playground wedding

We've featured lot of the DIY details from this wedding already, but this is finally the full story, including the best bits of all. The rainbow details, detachable dress, and the (somehow amazing) amateur photography are awesome — but just wait until you see the groom's face as the bride walks down the aisle, and the adorbs ring bearer and his flying rings.