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.

Lucifire & Dave Tusks bright red circus wedding

What do you get when two British circus performers marry? You get a bride in a candy-apple red dress (made by Miss Katie) with matching candy-apple red pin-up hair, arriving at her courthouse wedding in a gold car with an eye-patched skull on top. Bonus sweetness: on her website, the bride describes herself as “profoundly, […]

Quinn & Michael’s relaxed DIY Oregon coast affair

The offbeat bride: Quinn, artist, writer, musician all around crafty lady, Celebrant (and OBT member) Her offbeat partner: Michael, woodworker, clever fellow Location & date of wedding: Yachats Inn, Teahouse Pavilion, Yachats, Oregon. 03/01/08 What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding was SOOOO made by our own hands that you could see the callouses a […]

Lea & Dave’s heavily inked beach wedding/vow renewal

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!

From gothy to fancy, black wedding dresses are badass

Who needs a white wedding dress when you can wear a black one?! I don’t want to hate one the lighter end of the wedding dress spectrum, but as someone who eloped in a black dress, I like my frocks dark!

Elisa’s Leap Day wedding in Miami

The offbeat bride: Elisa, Secretary/Adjunct Professor/Grad Student cum Rock Star Her offbeat partner: Evan, Sound Engineer/Guitar Player Location & date of wedding: Friend’s home in Miami, FL. 2/29/2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Evan and I spent the whole day together with our bridal party, bucking tradition. We also had a Pagan handfasting, complete with […]

Carissa’s DIY tapas & cupcakes wedding

The offbeat bride: Carissa, hairstylist/sometime burlesque dancer Her offbeat partner: Adam, casino chump and art student Location & date of wedding: Riverside, CA @ Cafe Sevilla. March 29, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We tried to go DIY with all we could. I have a love of all things antique so I went with […]