We had a super secret commitment ceremony before our legal wedding. We leaned into the “super secret” aspect, so our theme was “super secret spies”. Instead of invitations we sent dossier packages with code names for our guests and GPS coordinates for the location of our ceremony.
An Offbeat Bride reader named Sandra recently wrote in to share the version of MINGLO aka Mingling Bingo that she did at her recent wedding, and we wanted to share it with those of y’all who might be looking for a fun game for wedding guests at YOUR weddings.
Here are approximately one bazillionty samples of wedding dress code wording — everything from short and sweet, to elaborate and nerdy. We’re covering everything from casual outdoor weddings to costume weddings and everything in between.
Offbeat Brides are always looking for ways to involve their wedding guests in the ceremony — well, OTHER than getting out their cell phones. If you’re looking for guest participation ideas, we love this cute inspo from Christopher & Kevin’s Batman vs. Mr. Freeze heroes and villains wedding: they passed out comic book inspired signs that said things like BOOM! POW! ZAMMM! that guests held up during the ceremony.
I’m the mother of the bride — I want to send out an announcement about my daughter’s wedding, but I want to include a simple statement of why the recipient was not invited due to concerns about covid and social distancing. Can you help me with some wording examples?
I only had a dozen guests at my wedding. For those of you who may also be having tiny microweddings due to Covid, here’s my advice for how to talk to guests who weren’t invited and may be dealing with hurt feelings…