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Hello Super 8 Wedding Films and the Hello Guestbook

One of my dearest friends in the world, Megan Hill, just launched her new 8mm wedding film company: Hello Super8! I’m a 15-year fan of Megan’s visual aesthetic — she designed the invitations and stickers for our wedding and also designed my business cards. And her taste in music? She was one of our wedding […]

Shana & Bill’s Sunny Muddy Kid-Friendly Farm Wedding

The offbeat bride: Shana, Renewable Energy Her offbeat partner: Bill, Renewable Energy Location & date of wedding: Our farm in Gouverneur, NY on August 2nd, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: First, it was on a rundown, beat up, muddy, treacherous farm. There is no barn to speak of, and everything has been abandoned for […]

Kelly & Francis’ 1920’s Old Hollywood Wedding!

The offbeat bride: Kelly, Writer and TESL Teacher Her offbeat partner: Francis, Web Designer Location & date of wedding: Stone Mansion in Rome, NY – May 24th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Both of our families are super Catholic and we are not, so we decided on a outdoor handfasting. The ceremony was presided […]

Sarah & Jenn’s backyard fairy wedding

“All of the guests humored us by dressing up in wings and fancy fairy garb, and our officiant was a happy purple fairy~ We were married at Twilight, and the entire ceremony quoted from Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) or was written by us, invoking all of the faerie realm.”

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.

Rei & Bryan’s forest elopement

“My husband & I eloped in my woodman friend’s backyard, which was a huge tract of natural land. We were married between a shagbark hickory (signifying solidity & strength) and a beautiful white pine, the Tree of Peace among the Iroquois Indians.”