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handfasting

Handfasting is a lovely tradition to include in your unique wedding ceremony. Get inspiration from other couples who’ve “tied the knot” and then learn how to make your own handfasting cords. You may also be interested in our archive of Pagan weddings.

Preserve wedding treasures with this DIY wedding shadowbox tutorial

After our wedding, I started to think about different ways to preserve some special pieces from the day, but I wasn’t sure where to begin. I’ve seen a lot of brides preserve their wedding bouquets, but I had a few different items I wanted to save together. After a little bit of thinking it hit me: a shadowbox would be perfect! Here’s how I made mine.

Nonbinary fantasy wedding with a first sword duel

From the bespoke suit fashion to the sword duel instead of a first dance, this nonbinary fantasy wedding was nothing short of a faery-tale wonderland. Jessica’s wedding cape and Kristen’s jeweled floral crown are here to take nonbinary fashion finery to a whole new level!

Nonbinary and gender-fluid couture elopement inspiration

Pink Light Images/ Weirdo Weddings teamed up with Julain and Holdy to produce this avant-garde, nonbinary and gender-fluid couture elopement inspiration. The styled shoot took place at the Belvoir Winery and featured red, white, black, and gold themes with a focus on fashion and architecture.

A polyamorous pagan wedding ceremony script with gender-neutral language

This gender-neutral wedding ceremony script includes Pagan and Norse traditions, references to Doctor Who, Stranger In A Strange Land, Star Trek, and Tom Robbins, and more. Plus, a hilarious “we doo-doo” instead of “We do”!

Pagan polyamorous gender-nonconforming wedding

We got married at sunset, on Friday the 13th, in our backyard. It was a pagan handfasting ceremony that was heavily influenced by our personal interests. We are both gender non-conforming, so we removed all gendered language/traditions.

Handfasting ceremony script with ring exchange and vows

If you’re thinking of doing a handfasting ceremony, this script will give you ideas for your vows and ceremony wording. This ceremony script uses the words bride and groom to reflect Denise and Lee’s wedding, but of course the language could easily be tweaked for a wedding with folks who identify as LGBTQ or nonbinary.