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A Cuban-American Moonrise Kingdom-themed retro wedding

Our wedding was a Moonrise Kingdom-themed epic night in which we celebrated everything and everyone we love. My family is from Cuba and Ian is half Cuban and half American, so we did a special Cuban Cafecito with Tata (my grandmother) ceremony as our “Unity Ceremony.”

Kathy & Jon’s ceilidh dancing, orchard camping, and game playing wedding

With some of us bundled up for the cold, nothing looks more inviting than a picnic wedding complete with baskets of homemade food, blankets on the fields of an orchard, and lawn games galore. Follow it all up with four hours of ceilidh dancing, and there’s a major party on your hands!

How to make yarn poofball wedding decor in three easy steps

There are other yarn flower tutorials out there, but my method requires the LEAST amount of materials, and once you’re done there are SO many ways to use these poofballs as decor!

Destination wedding decorations that are easy to pack

What do you do for decorations when you’re throwing a destination wedding? The following decor ideas won’t take up a buttload of time, money, OR space because they’re all easily packable, easy to make and easy on your wallet. I should know, because it’s exactly what I used myself!

Lucy & Travis’ Color Saturated Amusement Wedding

You might recall these amazing green wedding shoes that made Ariel wet her pants. Well here’s the scoop on the rest of OBT member LucyLu‘s wedding. The Offbeat Bride: Lucy, client services Her Offbeat Partner: Travis, engineer Location & date of wedding: Milwaukie Community Club Center, Milwaukie, OR — March 7th, 2009 What made our […]

Jen & Doug’s Wabi-sabi Barn Dance Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Jen, Artist/Library Aide My Offbeat Partner: Doug, Artist/Museum Officer Location & date of wedding: Lingrow Farm, Leechburg, PA — 3/22/2008 What made our wedding offbeat: I think one of the things that made us so “offbeat” was how laid-back we all managed to stay about everything! We’d been friends for twelve years […]