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A chat with offbeat wedding planning, Mama Hen organizing genius, Maven Macaw Events

A chat with offbeat wedding planning, Mama Hen organizing genius, Maven Macaw Events

When you’re scoping out the selection of vendors for your offbeat wedding, there’s one sign that ensures you’re dealing with someone who knows how it goes… when they themselves had an offbeat wedding! That’s definitely the case with our girl Beca Oliveira at Maven Macaw Events. So when we wanted to catch up with her to see how her amazing clients were rocking their weddings (with her pro guidance, natch!), we got the tea.

A glam & rustic Friday the 13th wedding

A glam & rustic Friday the 13th wedding

Kevin and I wanted to make sure our wedding was a representation of ourselves. We had planned on having the wedding in October once we got engaged and when we discovered there was a Friday the 13th in October 2017, we knew it was meant to be. Our wedding was Friday the 13th inspired with a dark yet natural vibe. The Codman Estate was the perfect mix of stunning natural scenery and modern convenience (bathrooms inside!). I wore a black dress (my dream) that I got at Macy's for under $150 which was a bonus for a thrifty maven.

Float through the air with the greatest of ease at this wedding on the flying trapeze

Float through the air with the greatest of ease at this wedding on the flying trapeze

Margaret and Henry met and fell in love while at trapeze circus school. You know what this means: trapeze and circus-style performances abounded! Their circus family was included in trapeze acts, tightrope, acrobatics, and a marching band. They even got a few trapeze photos in their wedding finery. Are you ready for this circus-y trapeze wedding in Massachusetts? Don’t miss the circus-inspired centerpieces, flowery cake, and Margaret’s retro black reception dress!

Have tea at this vintage-inspired wedding with the “dress-cued” vintage dress of our dreams

When a vintage fashion blogger, Frances, married her sweet husband, Doug, we couldn’t stop ogling their fashion, tender looks, and amazing venue. They’re both choir singers and had a Catholic ceremony followed by a relaxed brunch reception at the historic Community House of Hamilton, MA, which included tea and games.

Prepare yourself to witness the $50 vintage dress Frances was able to “dress-cue” into this current amazingness. Those sleeves, that collar, her hairstyle! And Doug’s tie matches it all perfectly. We have so much love for this vintage-inspired wedding in Massachusetts.

Don’t miss the ombre dress at this elegant brunch wedding (with a waffle cake!)

Alisha and Lucas wanted to get married on Leap Day just five weeks before booking their wedding planners, Cristen & Co.. It was all going to go down at the chic Warehouse XI in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Their closest friends and families flew in from all over to celebrate. Do not miss the waffle cake!

A Boston elopement at city hall

Black outfits and ring tattoos at this Boston City Hall elopement

Kathleen and Eric scrapped their traditional wedding plan and decided to get married at Boston City Hall on a warm October day, have their favorite artist tattoo their rings, and celebrate with drinks at a bar. And this suited Kat and Eric way better — the ones who love shopping for spooky things in Salem, drinking good beer, and walking through the woods together.