tattooed bride

Do the nay-sayers got ya down about showing off your ink on your wedding day? Then peruse this archive, and feel confident about showing off your full sleeve in your sleeve-less gown. We’ve been featuring tattooed brides since 2007, and have literally over 500 posts dedicated to beautiful brides sporting ink on their wedding days, plus fashion advice for tattooed brides.

So much edgy floral goodness at this urban art + distillery wedding inspiration

So much edgy floral goodness at this urban art + distillery wedding inspiration

With a lacy black gown and accompanying crown, cranberry cocktails, a custom tailored burgundy wool suit (with an antique honeybee pin), wrought iron, floral, and candle details, and dramatic proteas all around, this edgy wedding inspiration is totally bad-ass and chic at the same time.

It all took place in Hartford, Connecticut at Hartford Flavor Co. (a unique artisan liqueur distillery) and Hog River Brewing Co. (a favorite local brewery). A hand-painted vegan leather jacket and towering black wedding cake are a few of the must-see details…

Rock star vibes abound at this Texas elopement inspiration with a silver wedding dress

Rock star vibes abound at this Texas elopement inspiration with a silver wedding dress

Law and Joshua’s mix of rock and disco was a sight to behold. We’re talking gorgeous multicolored florals, chic decor, and of course, disco balls! Don’t miss the killer green hair, gorgeous silver wedding gown, white disco-inspired boots, geometric sunburst-inspired backdrop, pink smoke bombs, and so much more…

Costumes & skellies abound at this Washington Halloween wedding

Costumes & skellies abound at this Washington Halloween wedding

Wes and Chelsea’s Halloween themed wedding had some really fun elements: the bridesmaids were all various forms of witches, the groomsmen were all pirates. The costumes were incredible — plus, there were skeletons everywhere!

Sons of Anarchy chic meets modern warehouse at this gorgeous rustic glam wedding

Sons of Anarchy chic meets modern warehouse at this gorgeous rustic glam wedding

Torrential downpours in San Diego didn’t stop Katie and Mike from having one hell of a wedding. Green Acres’ glass building was a gorgeous industrial meets rustic indoor space. They described their wedding as Sons of Anarchy chic meets farmhouse vibes meets modern warehouse. And just wait until you see the dessert table that had amazing donuts.

Don’t miss Katie’s first dance with her son…

An unexpectedly snowy Washington elopement with a last minute venue swap

An unexpectedly snowy Washington elopement with a last minute venue swap

This snowy Washington elopement was planned last minute and took an even more last-minute turn due to heavy snowfall Washington had gotten. The original venue that Liz and Zack booked had to cancel due to dangerous road conditions so they searched for hours on Airbnb and found an amazing private cabin the night before the elopement.

Sentimental touches abound at this whimsical forest wedding in Northern Minnesota

Sentimental touches abound at this whimsical forest wedding in Northern Minnesota

Robekkah and Christian were initially Scrabble partners who found love AND gaming fun. They had a DIYed forest fairy wedding in Northern Minnesota full of family involvement, a gorgeous purple and white gown, and a very special officiant.

Their photographer gave us such a sweet account of the day, that I couldn’t not share it…