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grooms cake

Robin & Ken’s retro pin-ups and greasers rockabilly wedding

This pair of rockabillies wanted to go all-out with retro style: record place settings, cake centerpieces with tattoo designs, pin-up and greaser stations (for timely coifs!), and a killer band. You have to see what the groom did at the reception to surprise the bride. Let’s just say it involves Elvis. Oh, and I think the groom’s “cake” will appeal to some of you.

Boba Fett cake, first looks, surprise proposals, and a $25 wedding dress

This week in our Flickr pool, we have a bad-ass groom’s cake, a wonderful first look session, a gorgeous $25 wedding dress, a surprise proposal, and paper flowers even geekier than a Boba Fett cake!

Reader round-up: Dinos, cakes, hoops, and dresses that’ll make you say WHOA!

Once again, it’s time to round-up our latest reader photos. This week we had things submitted to us via our Flickr pool and Instagram. (Did you know you can now tag us @offbeatbride on Instragram to be considered for a feature in our reader roundups?) That’s exactly how Offbeat Bride reader Amelia got me to see her, her new husband, and their new dino friend on their wedding day! Now let’s look at MORE adorable photos of our wonderful readers…

Christine & Derek’s misadventurous rainbow hodgepodge of freaks & geeks wedding

This hodgepodge of rainbows and sunny moments has lots of creative awesomeness and colorful memories! The bright rainbow dress! The boyfriend’s orange vest! The quiddich robes! The skit before the vows! You guys, tune in for a team that pulled together and laughed together and serenaded the nerves away….

Logs as wedding decor: Let’s get lumber jack-y with it!

With autumn hitting its stride, it’s time to get our woodsy wonderland on. We’ve seen some gorgeous ways to use logs in weddings — from fabulous decor to tasty treats — and decided to gather them together for you.

North Carolina’s Sugarland Bakery is going to rock your custom wedding desserts

North Carolinians, get ready for your salivary glands to start getting as excited as your eyeballs as I introduce you to our sponsor Sugarland Bakery. Sugarland is a scratch bakery, gelateria, coffee shop, and bar located in North Carolina. But most importabtly… they create fabulous wedding and special occasion cakes. And they are all about customization…and art degrees… and gelato surprises…