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The Salt Covenant: An alternative unity ceremony + wedding gift from Centered Ceramics

Centered Ceramics is bringing back the symbolic ceremonial exchange of salt with their raku-fired salt eggs. What does an egg have to do with salt? What does salt have to do with marriage and how can you possibly get one of these for free? Keep reading to get the answers to all these questions and more…

Short pink dress + beach wedding = WOW!

The bride and groom eloped to Maui from India. Their wedding incorporated Indian wedding traditions like Henna tattoos for the bride and some island wedding elements like a sand ceremony and a dove release.

Michelle & James’ Tattoo-lovin’ Skeleton-Themed Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Michelle – Administration Awesomeness (and OBT member “Michellie Bellie“) Her Offbeat Partner: James – Offroad Junkie Extraordinaire Location & date of wedding: Admiral Baker Golf Course in San Diego, CA — September 07, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We wanted a wedding that encompassed mine and my husbands many off-beat tastes. […]

Ring-warming ceremony: a meaningful alternative to the unity candle

The concept is simple: near the beginning of your ceremony, have your officiant let your guests know that your rings will be making their way through the assembled guests, with an invitation for each guest to hold the ring, say a silent prayer/blessing for your marriage, and then pass it to the next guest.

Jennifer & Stephanie’s Austin wedding, presented by Whitney Lee Photography

With all the talk yesterday of finding the perfect suit for a lesbian bride, I figured today was the perfect time to share Jennifer & Stephanie’s wedding with you, as shot by Whitney Lee Photography in Austin, TX. Stephanie lucked out with her dapper suit — her bride-to-be made it for her! See, that’s what […]