A few of our favorite offbeat winter wedding ideas (+ a $500 invitation giveaway!) #Sponsors: Invitation Designers#invitation packages#winter Posted Oct 12 2015 Ariel arielmstallings This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Bride because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. Gilded Branches invitations available here. Related Post Furry, funky, and fun options that'll keep you warm on your winter wedding day My fiance and I are getting married in December, and the ceremony is going to take place outside. Any ideas on how I can stay... Read more If you're planning a winter wedding in the Northern Hempisphere, you know how hard it can be to find ideas and inspiration for your snowy winter wedding, full of candles and romance and couples wearing boots and drinking hot chocolate. Today I'm going to put on my fuzzy gloves and collect a few of my favorite offbeat winter wedding ideas, plus a few of the coolest (HA! WINTER PUN!) winter wedding invitations from Minted… plus, announce a big ol' giveaway they're doing for $500's worth of free wedding invitations, place cards, table numbers, and more! Let's get scrolling… Back-lit snowy winter wedding kiss picture by New Jersey's Dennis Pike Photography Strands of lights winter wedding invitations available here. "Keep Toastie" blankets for guests from Cath and Cyrus's "Tie the Knot Festival" wedding weekend. Photo by Angelica Peady Photography. Modern Dash winter wedding invitation design from here. From our Christmas Tree nails tutorial Winter Flourish wedding invitations available here. Pinecone and holly winter wedding bouquet from Erin and Brandon's winter wedding. Photograph by Colin Lyons Photography. Aren't these invitations so SPENDOROUS? Love the winter bridesmaids with black, white, and red from Jaime & Thomas' Groundhog Day ski lodge wedding Now, what was that about a giveaway? We've teamed up with Minted to offer one of you $400 in FREE wedding invitations or save the dates. Two runners-up will each get $200 in FREE wedding invitations or save the dates. Click here or the image below to enter: Giveaway ends at midnight PST, November 1, 2015. Sorry, international readers: we love you, but US sweepstakes laws make it so that this offer is only open to folks in the United States. Ariel Author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and the brand-new From Shitshow To Afterglow, Ariel Meadow Stallings acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing books, chances are good that she's dancing or happy-crying. To follow her latest work, join join The Afterglow, for exclusive access to essays, videos, online courses, and more. PREVIOUS All stressed up with nowhere to go: 8 tips to de-stress wedding dress shopping NEXT Jess & Simon's colour-bomb, sparkle motion, foodie wedding Show/Hide comments [ 5 ] The links (both the text link and pic link) take me to the Minted homepage. How do I enter the giveaway? Reply Aargh! This appears to be something on Minted's end. I've contacted them with an urgent email and hopefully they'll get the URL fixed up quickly. I'm so sorry for the hassle! Reply @Meg It's fixed! So sorry again for the hassle… Minted had a redirect that had gone rogue. 🙂 Reply Would've been nice if you'd mentioned that it was only open to US residents at the top of the article. Reply Absolutely stunning! I've loved Minted's invitations from the start, so I'm super excited about this! Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.