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parasols

Wedding parasols can be so great — bridesmaid parasols keep your ladies from getting sunburnt, and make for super cute pictures. Wedding parasol decor is also a thing. We’ve got pictures and ideas for you to steal.

Accessorize your vintage-style wedding party with gifts from Retro-a-go-go!

Having one of those awesome weddings with a vintage aesthetic — Rockabilly, pin-up, hot rod, Psychobilly, pop art, or retro-inspired? Looking for the perfect accessories that could double as gifts for your wedding party? You’re going to go gaga for our sponsor Retro-a-go-go! Let’s take a peak at some of our favorite ideas for your retro-themed gifts and accessories for the guys and gals of your wedding party. I’m talking flasks (my favorite invention), parasols, belt buckles and more…

You’re invited to see all of the colorful goodies Luna Bazaar has for your wedding decor

When you think of longtime Offbeat Bride sponsor Luna Bazaar, you probably think “paper lanterns and parasols.” Right? Well, aren’t you gonna be pleased when I tell you that you’re totes wrong! You’re invited to check out the rest of the awesome wedding goodies that Luna Bazaar can provide…

A vintage-inspired California farm wedding with jasmine, goats, and a coral dress

Abra and Jeff got hitched at Roshambo Farms, aka sun-drenched barnyard heaven — complete with chickens, turkeys, and goats. In the months leading up to the wedding, the bride’s mother amassed a collection of vintage silk and cotton lace, and Abra’s childhood friend used the pieces to fashion her dusty coral wedding gown. Guests also gifted the couple handwritten blessings (to be opened on the denoted anniversary).

Krys & Chris’ Scottish picnic wedding in the Redwoods

Lots of DIY, thousands of origami stars, a feathery bouquet, a surprise lightsaber arch… and a bouquet tossed from a trebuchet! For reals, ya’ll. Except it went slightly differently than practiced. Plus, you’ll want to see how the groom and his best man made up for some lost time in this second marriage. OH, and for something completely rad, take a guess who wore the special Batman garter. It definitely wasn’t the bride!

Rowan & Peter’s permaculture Beltane handfasting in the woods

A Beltane wedding in the forest surrounded by intricate and lovely craft projects turned spiritual wedding decor — this is magical, indeed. The community collaborated on the whole thing with potluck food, a “cupcake brigade,” decoupaged lace lights, a love altar, and handmade accessories. Oh, and don’t forget that the bride made her own Victorian-inspired dress!

Morgan & Matt’s robot love fest wedding

Robots and aliens have invaded weddings this week! It’s making me want to break it down in a binary solo. This couple had all their guests bring something robo-related, including a mini mechanical baby! And barring one robot mishap at the ceremony, it was a total success. Even some YOLOing teenagers couldn’t hamper the awesomeness.