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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.

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…

Nerdy vows & stunning views at this intimate Savannah nature preserve wedding

Nerdy vows & stunning views at this intimate Savannah nature preserve wedding

Joseph and Temprest wanted to celebrate with 20 of their closest friends in only 60 days or planning. They created the most joyful wedding at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center for the ceremony and a chic restaurant for their reception. Don’t miss the Pac-Man cake topper, loads of nerdy references in their vows, and the bride’s vintage-inspired birdcage veil.

Ink, roses, & tequila shots at this goth meets spring wedding at Lafitte Street Market

Ink, roses, & tequila shots at this dark & romantic spring wedding at Lafitte Street Market

Gabrielle and Mark’s dark-spring romantic and gothic-inspired wedding day takes the saying “Until death do us part” to another level. Gabrielle began the day getting ready with her crew at Turning Point Tattoos, where Mark is a resident tattoo artist.

Overtones of rich red and dark wood were featured, while light sprigs of greenery and baby’s breath balanced the vivid colors. This wedding was so full of thoughtful touches and unconventional DIY details. Let’s see the whole thing…

West Coast elegance meets vintage kitsch at this Canadian camp wedding

West Coast elegance meets vintage kitsch at this Canadian camp wedding

We both skateboard and the groom is a tattoo artist, while I’m a writer. We met at a celebration of life for a friend who was also a skateboarder and we honoured him in our speech and put his memorial board up on the wall.

The reception was at the Scout Camp so everyone was camping close by, but we were still hidden in the trees for dinner and dancing. A lot of touches were DIY and collected from favorite beaches.

Two brides in Wonderland with flamingoes, rainbows, & amazing street art

Two brides in Wonderland with flamingoes, rainbows, & amazing street art

Jules and Katie got married in the urban district of Digibeth in Central Birmingham, England, and wanted to feature some of the amazing mural art that lives there. For the theme, it was all rainbows meets Alice in Wonderland with the most adorable little designs of themselves as the Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts. They were included on the cake toppers, biscuits, placecards, and more. It was ADORABLE. J

Don’t miss the first dance lit up by hundreds of little torches held by their guests and all of the pink flamingo touches…

A fancy meets laid-back BBQ marriage celebration in Wisconsin

Ann-Marie and Yasmine were married in April of 2016 but wanted to get weddinged in fancy fashion with a laid-back barbecue in the park kind of celebration. There was a crew of friends and family, great smoky BBQ food, and even sock puppet kits as favors!

During their first dance, they Rick-rolled everyone in true vintage style. Let’s get the full peek at this same-sex marriage celebration of poly couple Ann-Marie and Yasmine…