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You’ll love this romantic pink wedding served up with a bit of skull cake

Tera and Ryan recently wed near downtown San Diego, California, and had pink details everywhere — the flowers, the bride’s glittery shoes, even the seating chart and wedding favors were all rose-hued! These two found a way to include a dash of the unexpected throughout the day, like using a neon pink megaphone to hold programs and decorating a guitar case with written ceremony instructions for their guests. And just WAIT until you see the skull-and-earthworm covered groom’s cake…

Pinwheels, sunshine, and a flash mob dance at this San Diego wedding

Carrie and Alynn created one of those idyllic days where everything seems to glow with love (and a fabulous blue sky day in San Diego never hurts!). From the pinwheel-lined path and bluegrass rendition of “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perry, the ceremony is one sweet moment after another. They celebrated their respective faiths, Christianity and Buddhism, and included a handfasting with ribbons tied by their mothers.

Mary & Charles’ crafty roller derby tiki wedding

This destination wedding brings a reluctant to fly Midwest family to San Diego for a tiki-meets-roller derby party with cool DIY details like crocheted bouquets. Things get pretty crazy at the reception with an order to drink more booze and a lady in a chicken hat. It also takes a pretty cool bride to admit her mistake in her advice to other Offbeat Brides.

Butterflies, succulents, and an art museum wedding in San Diego

This beautiful wedding took place under a huge sculpture at The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Surrounded by art, the pair opted for orange, green, and butterfly-infused decor.

Clarissa & Joseph’s Modern Harlem Renaissance Wedding

Clarissa and Sam were inspired by the Harlem Renaissance to create this edgy, playful wedding complete with a naked sushi lady, movies, and games.

Annie & Johnny’s wild animal and fencing honor guard wedding

Remember that photo I shared with you of the couple surrounded by swords post-wedding ceremony? Or the photo of a bride with a fuzzy creature on her shoulder? Well, that daring couple was Annie & Johnny! Here’s the rest of their Wild Animal Park/fencing wedding story.