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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.

Piñatas, tacos, & cascarones at this Mexican-inspired DIY wedding in Chicago

Piñatas, tacos, & cascarones at this Mexican-inspired DIY wedding in Chicago

Steph and David wanted their wedding guests to feel like they were attending a party in their home. Steph made a piñata for the card box, cascarones (Mexican confetti bombs!) to throw after the ceremony, and a ton of fun table decor. Don’t miss the taco bar, pies and paletas for dessert, some serious dancing and video games, and, of course, piñatas. Steph and David had custom piñatas made to represent them: a cat for Steph and a dinosaur for David. Almost too cute to break!

Let’s hear from Steph about how it all came together…

Murals, shots, & a wicked venue at this Jersey City wedding

Margaret and Eric’s Jersey City wedding was ultra laid-back, super fun, and set in a vividly colorful and hip venue, South House. There were games, shots, epic dances, a rustic (and huge!) naked cake, and some of the most gorgeous mural shots ever.

A travelogue adventure elopement all around this couple's hometown in Massachusetts

A travelogue adventure elopement all around this couple’s hometown in Massachusetts

In lieu of a traditional ceremony and reception, Lynn and Chad eloped in full travelogue style. They rocked a whirlwind tour of all of their favorite places haunts around their town of Norfolk, MA. It was AMAZING.

An eclectic rock 'n' roll burlesque extravaganza wedding

An eclectic rock ‘n’ roll burlesque extravaganza wedding

Jeb and I are an eclectic and creative couple — he makes candles and plays spoons, while I'm a burlesque dancer and costume milliner. Our wedding was very us: a mixture of extravagance and quirkiness where all of our talented friends were included. Our whole wedding was put together using my DIY skills (I made all the invites, programs, and decorations) and the talents of our friends and family.

Kilts, scotch, & lush greenery reign at this Denver art gallery wedding

Kilts, scotch, & lush greenery reign at this Denver art gallery wedding

Caroline and Andy wanted a wedding that was uniquely theirs, with none of the fluff or traditions that were not meaningful to them. Instead, they opted to bring in things they love together. This included a “scotch blessing” before dinner for everyone with custom shot glasses. They even carefully curated an intimate wedding party pre-wedding cocktail hour to ease everyone’s pre-wedding stressors.

A crystal ball in the woods at this creative & sustainable wedding with intention

A crystal ball in the woods at this creative & sustainable wedding with intention

Carrie and Jason met at a fashion show 16 years ago and finally reconnected and are spending their lives together. For their beautiful fantasy-inspired and intentional wedding, they combined many of the things they love. For their wedding rings, they took flowers that they’d planted in their garden to a local jewelry designer, and she […]