We got married at a courthouse with no ceremony and no pictures. It was just the two of us, we were broke, and it was lame. Our 13th anniversary was coming up and I wanted to do a fabulous real wedding day! Of course we decided to do something 2 weeks before, so we improvised and everything ended up working perfectly!
The offbeat bride: Laurie, Admin. Asst. My offbeat groom: Santiago, Quality Control Engineer Location & date of wedding: April 1, 2007. Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen, MA for ceremony / Springstep dance & arts complex in Medford, MA for reception What made our wedding offbeat: We had a very DIY wedding, with tons of […]
The offbeat bride: Melissa, Web Master My offbeat groom: John, Network Admin Location & date of wedding: Uptight Wedding Chapel in Trenton, MI, April 23, 2005 What made our wedding offbeat: Mostly we bucked tradition. Not even in a huge, flamboyant way. But it drove the chapel owner/managers crazy and the minister refused to speak […]
The offbeat bride: Sarah, barista My offbeat groom: Josh, architecture student Location & date of wedding: County park in St. Louis, MO (May 20th, 2007) What made our wedding offbeat: I know “green” weddings are quite popular on the coasts, but here in the Midwest, people were stunned. We did our best, on our budget, […]
“My husband & I eloped in my woodman friend’s backyard, which was a huge tract of natural land. We were married between a shagbark hickory (signifying solidity & strength) and a beautiful white pine, the Tree of Peace among the Iroquois Indians.”