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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.”

Ingi & Jay’s neo-Victorian, steampunk, black & white, garden wedding

The offbeat bride: Ingi, teacher (and OBT member) Her offbeat partner: Jay, beer warehouse supervisor Location & date of wedding: Edgar Allan Poe Museum, Richmond, VA — 10/17/09 What made our wedding offbeat: I fell in love with the Poe Museum’s Enchanted Garden on a tour when I moved to Richmond years ago, so when […]

Dannette & Nicholas’ musically inspired wedding

You saw the Twilight-esq wedding cupcake picture last week, and now here’s the whole story behind that wedding The offbeat bride: Dannette, Movie Sales Rep Her offbeat partner: Nicholas, Cement Truck Driver Location & date of wedding: Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Des Moines, Iowa — May 17th, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: Nick and I […]

Music & Madonna-inspired wedding (plus inadvertent Twilight wedding photo?)

Thanks to OBT member Dannette for submitting these photos to our Offbeat Bride flickr pool, we’re kinda going a little nuts-o getting excited about a lot of these wedding details…

Aerin & Jeremy’s Neo-Victorian Haunted Museum Wedding

Neither of us had really thought about what type of wedding we’d want until we were actually engaged, but there were definitely a few things we knew for sure… Churches were out. The white dress was out. Hundreds of guests were out. And then Aerin found a copy of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and everything began to fall in place.

Lolo & Kevin’s N’Awlins/NYC Wedfest

The offbeat bride: Lolo, Nurse Practicioner Her offbeat partner: Kevin, Good Ol’ N’Awlins Musician Location & date of wedding: St. Anthony of Padua (ceremony) and the Benachi House (reception) in New Orleans, LA on October 11th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Not my first time around but his and he’s in the music biz […]