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Jen & Brynley’s red & white, 50’s inspired wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Jen, Graphic Designer (and OBT member “Jensensi“) Her Offbeat Partner: Brynley, Musician Location & date of wedding: The Country Cottage, Nottingham, UK — 27-06-09 What made this wedding offbeat: We decided from the get-go that we wanted it to be as cheap as possible without compromising too much on a nice venue. […]

The groom made the bride’s dress

Ladies, you see that adorable short wedding dress the bride Catherine is wearing? You see that adorable groom next to her? His name is Hans and he made Catherine’s dress. Seriously: he made his bride’s dress! That said, I noticed this little post on the groom’s blog: Number of dresses I’ve been asked to sew […]

Kristi & John’s Crafty Rainy Day Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Kristi, pre-school teacher at a German Immersion pre-school and a previous example of why rainy day weddings = gorgeous weddings! My Offbeat Partner: John, IT guy at a middle school Location & date of wedding: Columbia Manor, Minneapolis, Minnesota — May 10th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We really tried to […]

Rainy weddings = gorgeous weddings

But here’s the thing: rainy weddings can be awesome, if you’re prepared. In the case of cutie mcbriderson here, that means the most adorable polka dot umbrella evar! Look at that gorgeous diffused light. Look at those polkadots! Look at that green shrug! LOOK AT THAT SMILE!

Goth Karaoke Wedding

The offbeat couple: Baxter & Chris Location & date of wedding: Discovery Park and Sunset Tavern – Seattle, WA (06-07-08) What made our wedding offbeat: Our ceremony was a short and sweet number in Discovery Park, overlooking the Sound with only family and a few friends in attendance. I wore a red corset top and […]

Melissa’s wedding at the Uptight Wedding Chapel (ha!)

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 […]