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mom’s dress

Jenna & Trevor’s vegan tree-hugging wedding

When your mother’s blue dress looks amazing on you, you wear it come hell or high water. And that’s what Jenna did at her backyard, eco-friendly party. It’s simple weddings week, and this event was nothing if not two days of simply enjoying family, love, and homemade food on a budget.

Beautiful offbeat mama-bride Vashon Island wedding

Eliza Truitt Photography shot a really touching wedding of an offbeat mama in a summer camp wedding and I wanted to share these photos with you during Offbeat Mama Week…

Mysi & Craig’s antiquarian librarian meets Tom Collins wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Mysi, Fledgling Photographer (and OBT member “mysi anne“) Her Offbeat Partner: Craig, Photographer, Journalist, Historian, Constant Student Location & date of wedding: Lake Summerset Lodge, on Lake Summerset in Davis, Illinois. My parents have a summer house there and we wanted to honor their favorite place. — 7.11.09 What made our wedding […]

Katie & Clinton’s Photo-tastic Family Fun Farm Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Katie, Photographer & Teacher (aka. KatieMalone on the Offbeat Bride Tribe.) Her Offbeat Partner: Clinton, Glass Blower Location & date of wedding: A farm in Berkshire County, MA. — August 23, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding was perfectly us in every detail. We knew we wanted a fun country […]

Behold this $500 library wedding

We only had seven guests, and we only spent $500. We spent the tiniest fraction of money you can on a wedding — we did this because we live in Brooklyn (high rent!) and our parents didn’t have money to give us so we knew we just had to be creative.

Mom’s wedding dress

Raina, who’s featured in the budget chapter of the 2nd edition of Offbeat Bride the book, rocked her autumn wedding wearing her mother’s wedding dress.