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Make your guests laugh AND cry with these unique wedding readings! We’ve got funny wedding readings, whimsical wedding readings, and tons of other unique wedding reading ideas. Check our Ceremony Advice archive for more tips on how to create your wedding ceremony.

52 incredibly romantic and not (too) cheesy love & wedding quotes

I culled my quotes file and nailed down fifty-two bad-ass quotes that I adore and that I’m sharing with you now. I used most of these on our wedding favors. A few of these are old favorites of Offbeat Bride, but a lot of them I’ve never seen on a wedding site. So enjoy and begin compiling and culling your own metric fuckload of quotes!

Funny wedding readings to make you laugh AND cry

We already gave you awesome wedding readings for bad-ass couples, but what if you’re less bad-ass and more wonderfully weird? Here are some lighthearted, funny, and silly wedding readings taken from Dr. Seuss, Neil Gaiman and Douglas Adams, and believe it or not, they’re both weird and wonderful… just like YOU!

Sweet and silly wedding readings from children’s books

If you and your partner are both kids-at-heart looking for a wedding reading to highlight your sweet and silly sides, these passages from children’s books just might be perfect!

Marriage equality issues with hetero ceremonies in Australia

Sarah posted this on the Kiwi & Aussie Brides Group over on the Tribe. It’s an issue that we’re sure lots of Aussie couples are struggling with, and one that unfortunately impacts couples worldwide.

Genuinely touching zombie wedding vows and ceremony

Family members can get concerned when you say things like, “We’re going to have zombies in our wedding vows!” But here’s solid proof that your vows can include zombies and still be touching and heartfelt ceremony.

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 […]