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Feed your guests and fix all your problems with fruit bouquets!

How do you simultaneously appease family demands for “more than just cake” while also bringing joy to all your guests with restricted diets AND adding an explosion of color to your reception tables? Oh AND providing wedding favors?! Fruit bouquets are the answer to all these woes as more, as Offbeat Bride Tribe member Moonlitfractal explains…

Alicia & Brett’s quirky gluten-free DIY wedding journey

This pair’s wedding had nods to their journey toward each other and then together. Maps and globes, postcards from around the worlds, vintage suitcases and mini luggage made from Altoid tins, pedaling their getaway… the journey metaphor was everywhere. But that’s not all. Two words: Wedding Cowbells.

Allison & Sage’s Buddhist gothic gluten-free wedding

With 90 days to plan their wedding, these two pulled off a fusion of Victorian Gothic and Traditional Taiwanese that will blow your mind. Her beyond-gorgeous kimono and his dapper top hat and cane make for fabulous photos, but their thoughtful buffet of eats-for-all-eaters is a real sight to see, even if they did need help figuring out how to cut the cake. PS: the rally music for paper-crane-folding party? Awesome.

A sweet and sunflowery Washington wedding

Hannah and Aaron were married at a lovely little chapel, Wedding Chapel of Grace in Olympia, WA. They had lots of sunflower and yellow details, live music, and an enviable dessert bar (with gluten-free and vegan options!) at their reception at Olympia Ballroom.

Eva & Radek’s diet-friendly Czech wedding by a cave

Traditional Czech weddings usually take place somewhere indoors, but this couple couldn’t imagine a ceremony that was not in the open air. So they chose a gorgeous cave location and matched their DIY decor with mossy centerpieces and green details. They also tackled the challenge of accommodating lots of different diets including gluten-free, lactose-free, and diabetic foods. There was a ceremony near-disaster, but it ended up working out just fine.

A 1920s Princess Bride surprise wedding

Kathy and Nathan dropped the ultimate surprise on their families and friends with a 1920s-themed birthday party ruse-turned-wedding! Not many people knew, but one in particular had to be in on the surprise. The officiant was dressed in full “Impressive Clergyman” garb and, naturally, began the ceremony with the famous ceremony monologue from The Princess Bride.