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Flower Tattoos 2022 Wedding Floral Trend Kelly Mour Cillia Marion3 e1663189900298 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A wedding floral trend we’d love to see in 2023: pressed flower tattoos

Are pressed flower tattoos the new wedding floral trend? Marion Matrimony Events talks about how she came up with this gorgeous idea and how it’s a great alternative to cultural appropriation.

Queer Wedding Dolly Parton Skeletor Photos by Andrew and Melanie Mishler Photography10 e1662246060626 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This queer wedding has everything: Dolly Parton, Skeletor, and the finest queer groom fashion

Earlier this year we shared JP and Scott’s incredible queer groom fashion. Now they’ve returned with their queer wedding in all it’s glory! The couple described their wedding as “Skeletor & Dolly Get Hitched Via Trolley” and if that doesn’t give you a sense of how fun their wedding was, then…

Two Weddings Devon Rowland Photography31 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Gordian knots and walking on glass: a tale of two weddings

We love when couples have two weddings! Lyndsay and Patrick had a family-friendly wedding ceremony with a Gordian knot, then a second wedding that was straight up wild in the best of ways. Don’t miss the genius “first karaoke song” as a first dance alternative!

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A guide to planning a non-traditional wedding

Offbeat nearlyweds with no clue where to start with their planning… listen up! Reverend Katherine Dupree has shared this guide for planning a non-traditional wedding, with five important steps to consider as you start your planning process!

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A Joyously Queer Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Wedding

Fall down the rabbit hole with this Alice in Wonderland inspired tea party wedding. We love the unapologetic celebration of queer joy, community, friendship, and the outfits! Wait till you read about the interactive rose ceremony they had guests participate in…

Artistic Engagement Photos by Chris Wojdak Photography14 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Artistic engagement photos we’d hang on our wall

This couple had their engagement shoot at an immersive art installation! Artistic engagement photos can certainly work hard for you. Not only do they look gorgeous as print engagement announcements, but they basically act as fine art pieces to hang on your mantle. Mona Lisa who?