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A galaxy themed tiny zoo wedding with tons of DIY

Our wedding was a mix of us wanting to keep it below a very certain budget and wanting to make it the most fun we could. The theme was sci-fi and we had fun with it. For starters, all of our centerpieces were hand-made by us, each being a scene from a TV show or movie we loved. These included Doctor Who, 2001 A Space Odyssey, Fifth Element, Star Wars, Star Trek, and Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. We also hid some dragons and unicorns in there as a reference to our favorite fantasy animals.

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Don't miss the costumes, Simpsons cufflinks, and bum shots at this creepy Halloween wedding

Can you tell we're already excited about Halloween?! This Elmwood Zoo Halloween wedding with Laura and Chris was a spooky wedding of creeptastic proportions. Guests arrived in costume (with awards at the reception!).

Let's explore all of the creepy details including the Simpsons reference cufflinks, black and white gown, squee-worthy purple bridesmaids dresses, skull centerpieces… until death do us part.

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Find out how this zoo wedding convinced us to love "garbage plates"

"Garbage plates" (just wait and see!), animal print, a visiting polar bear at the ceremony, vibrant pink hair, "sloth" cupcakes, lipstick heels, and a dress with ultra chic black detailing — have we sucked you in yet? If not, just wait until you hear how this pair approached decision-making while planning. Inspiring, I swear!

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Would you get married at a plantation? Or a castle? Or a prison? Or a cemetery?

We featured a Filipino/Persian wedding that was held on a lovely garden estate — that used to be a plantation. A commenter chimed in: "…not really sure if a Southern Plantation with slavery history is the ideal place for a wedding. I couldn't focus on the beauty of it knowing that it held such memories of immense suffering." This comment brings up so many interesting questions…