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This bride wore a green wedding dress to her vow renewal after a disastrous camping wedding

We had what ended up being a disaster of a camping wedding. So we resolved to do it again someday. That day was our 10 year anniversary. For round two of the camping wedding, we rented out a campsite and I wore a green wedding dress to fit our fey (fairy) theme.

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Wedding portrait ideas all camera-shy cuties should save right now

If you’re looking for creative wedding portrait ideas, we’ve got five pose ideas (plus one big PRO TIP) that will help you get cute wedding portraits.

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A night wedding with an ombré dress and constellation jacket

Michele is a schoolteacher, so a Summer wedding was a must… and she also wanted to have a night wedding, in order to properly showcase the lanterns she’d themed the wedding around. Her husband Rob got in on the theme with a custom jacket, featuring a design based on the night sky at the time of their first date in 2019!

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A breathtaking trans wedding with an adorable alternative bouquet toss

Amanda and Matilda’s wedding day took guests to new heights! You won’t be able to look away from this Colorado trans wedding, from the architecturally stunning venue to the brides’ breathtaking dresses and finally, the CUTEST inclusive alternative wedding bouquet toss.

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This couple went back to school for their celestial sci-fi wedding

Natalie and Ryan first met in film class at the University of Colorado – so it only makes sense that 15 years later, this alumni couple would return to seal the deal! Back in school, they had bonded over a shared love of Star Wars and all things film. So for the big day, they wanted a sci-fi wedding with starry ties, alien worlds, and Star Wars-themed cornhole!

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This glam Halloween wedding had eyeballs in the flowers and a string quartet

Nikki and Dmitri’s Halloween wedding played up a spooky vibe with a touch of vintage and Hollywood glam.