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rings and trinkets and sparklies for Valentine's Day gifts and proposals

So many offbeat rings and trinkets for Valentine’s Day gifts and proposals

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which for most of us means we’re running around trying to find something meaningful to give to our partners. Thankfully, we’ve got tons of vendor partners producing some of the most stunning and offbeat rings and trinkets and sparklies (oh my!) that we’ve seen. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites to inspire you to give the gift of purty bling to your special someone. Or maybe as bridesmaids/family gifts. And especially as a gift to yourself. Oh, and bonus: a few of these folks have discounts going on…

Weird and wonderful ways to propose (that actually worked!) as seen on @offbeatbride #wedding #proposals

16 wonderful and weird wedding proposals (that totally worked!)

If there’s one thing we love, it’s a good proposal story. Now, we really love an intimate, meaningful, and sweet proposal, but sometimes you just want to hear a neat story of nerdy, wonderful, and weird wedding proposals. We’ve seen some amazing offbeat wedding proposals and we wanted to round up some of the ones we’ve featured, some we love from around the web, and some that have just become legend. Let’s go down the rabbit hole of geeky, romantic, and wonderfully weird wedding proposals.

Black tungsten ring with black diamond alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

4 tales of kick-ass girl proposals

What’s one wedding “rule” we LOVE seeing Offbeat Brides break? Waiting for the groom to propose, of course! We love when brides propose to their partner. We’ve partnered up with offbeat vendor and alternative metal gurus, Titanium Jewelry, to look at some black titanium, timoku, damascus steel, zirconium, and flippin’ METEORITE styles for your partner as we recount some of our very favorite proposal stories and tips.

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What Gilmore Girls can teach us about proposals

I recently watched the Gilmore Girls episodes where Lorelai is proposed to by Max, twice. Once is half-jokingly, to which she responds that a proposal should be romantic with horses and daisies. It made me realize that, over the years, I’ve had quite a jaded understanding of proposals.

boba fett wedding cake on offbeat bride by whitney lee photography alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Boba Fett cake, first looks, surprise proposals, and a $25 wedding dress

This week in our Flickr pool, we have a bad-ass groom’s cake, a wonderful first look session, a gorgeous $25 wedding dress, a surprise proposal, and paper flowers even geekier than a Boba Fett cake!

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Big production proposals and being true to you

Like so many of you here on Offbeat Bride, I was never one of those girls who dreamed about what her wedding would be like. I never dreamed about getting married in a big white dress and having children and buying a home. My partner G knew this about me and was fine that I had no pointed interest in getting a ring on my finger on any sort of timeline. I’d said that many times over the first couple years together and one of the sweetest things he ever said was, “Well, if I thought you wanted to get married I would have asked you a long time ago. If you ever change your mind you’ll have ask me. So after nearly six years together I did just that.