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Would you get married at a plantation? Or a castle? Or a prison? Or a cemetery?

We featured a Filipino/Persian wedding that was held on a lovely garden estate — that used to be a plantation. A commenter chimed in: “…not really sure if a Southern Plantation with slavery history is the ideal place for a wedding. I couldn’t focus on the beauty of it knowing that it held such memories of immense suffering.” This comment brings up so many interesting questions…

Ashley & Josh’s home-brewed prison wedding with a rap video

This bride goes gaga for DIY projects, and the biggest problem was reining them in! One of the best projects was the bride’s rap video gift to the groom. You have to see it to believe it. Other killer details included the dance into the ceremony, the abundant coffee filter flowers, and the cutie-pie vows worth stealing. But be warned: good luck getting through their favorite moment. Tissues will be required.

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Amber & Dylan’s Roaring ’20s prison wedding

A shared passion for the 1920s, ample props and costumes, and a historic (and haunted!) prison setting well worthy of the task — looks like a roaring wedding for any flapper at heart. The best part is that this couple’s guests totally got into the the theme! It’s the best thing any theme wedding can have: commitment to the bit!

Rebekah & Ben’s old Hollywood historic prison wedding

This couple got married in prison… a gorgeous 250,000 square foot prison venue! They combined a Hollywood set with an old Hollywood theme for some major glam. An eleventh hour photographer swap made for a quick save in the end.

Joanne & Brian’s gothic and glamorous castle wedding

Last Monday, I showed you a couple who had an owl as a ring bearer. That was just a mini preview of Joanne & Brian’s amazing gothic wedding. They blew the budget and totally did it up, with a fantastic gothic reception including disco in the dungeon! -Coco