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Sarah & Richard’s Pirates of the Carribean Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Sarah, hairdresser My Offbeat Partner: Richard, material handler, contractor Location & date of wedding: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, on my Parent’s farm — July 12, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: There are a few obvious reasons why my wedding would be considered “offbeat.” My dress was purple, my hair was red, he […]

Lynn & Adam’s Arlington Museum Wedding

The offbeat bride: Lynn, Customer Service Rep My offbeat partner: Adam, Customer Service Rep Location & date of wedding: Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas What made our wedding offbeat: We totally bucked tradition. We chose a non religious setting by having our wedding in an art museum. We also had our entire wedding party […]

Kale bouquet, skull vest, and red boots at this Chicago wedding

There are so many inspiring details packed into Olivia Leigh Photographie‘s photos of Sam & Ben’s November 2008 Chicago wedding … I’m not really sure where to start. But, let’s first look at the bride’s bouquet made from peacock feathers and kale. Then there’s the groom’s skull-emblazoned vest … impeccable: …and of course the bride’s […]

My DIY skull theme

My fiance is OBSESSED with Duke Basketball… so the wedding colors are Duke blue. i reeeally love skulls so we are incorporating skulls into the stationary, place cards and cake. i’m pretty proud of the subtle incorporation of skulls in the invitations: and here are the place cards… these are going to have the swirls […]

Skulls @ weddings

Sometimes it’s just the little details that I love…things like teeny skulls hidden through people’s weddings. Like a skull necklace…or a skull ring.

Kat & James’ punk rock handfasting

Members of the OBT already know Kat — she’s one of my beloved moderators! Here’s the full story on her awesome Solistice wedding The offbeat bride: Kat, bookseller and OBT moderator Her offbeat partner: James, writer Location & date of wedding: My dad & step-mum’s house, Lantzville, BC. June 21, 2008, Summer Solstice What made […]