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Ariel & Andrew’s dragons & Lego-filled, sword-fighting wedding

The offbeat bride: Ariel, computer security engineer (and OBT member “Ariel (but not that one)“) Her offbeat partner: Andrew, computer game programmer Location & date of wedding: MIT Chapel and Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA. — October 3, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: We started with a riot of medieval-inspired color: sapphire blue silk dress, […]

Sophie & Derik’s Canadian Thanksgiving Elopement

“What I loved about my wedding was that there was absolutely no “show” aspect to it. I’m a very shy person and I’m always feeling awkward at big parties, so I knew for sure that the best day of my life couldn’t be one of those.”

Tasha & Andrew’s fun, elegant, mustache extravaganza wedding

The offbeat bride: Tasha, Customer Service Her offbeat partner: Andrew, Art Gallery Director Location & date of wedding: The Balcony on Dock St., Wilmington, NC — 10/25/2009 What made our wedding offbeat: We made our wedding offbeat by keeping the decorations simple, but with tons of personal touches. We actually had three beach houses on […]

Jennifer & Adam’s “Tour d’ Amour” cycling, camping & surfing love fest!

The Offbeat Bride: Jennifer – Journalist Her Offbeat Partner: Adam – Bike mechanic Location & date of wedding: Coledale School and Surfclub, NSW Australia — February 28, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: We rode together on our brompton folding bikes to our wedding. I had to put a big knot in my wedding dress, […]

Kelly & Chris’s NY Tea Party Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Kelly, Make up Artist My Offbeat Partner: Chris, Software Engineer Location & date of the wedding: New York, NY courthouse, and reception at Alice’s Tea Cup. March 20, 2009. What made our wedding offbeat: I bucked tradition by having a mid-day tea party wedding: Everything was exactly like the tea parties I […]

3 ways to have a dance-free wedding reception

As a retired raver, I simply can’t imagine not dancing — but if you don’t like dancing, there’s nothing worse than hosting a miserable, requisite dance floor that you spend the whole night avoiding. Luckily for you, there are lots of non-dancing options for your guests …