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Get lost in this cosmic love fest hippie wedding

Get lost in this cosmic love fest hippie wedding

“We wanted our wedding to be a reflection of the lifestyle we live. So the theme was hippie love fest.” You’ll see fire dancers, a “chill-out yurt,” tons of ceremonial details, a delish-looking potluck desserts table, and vegan treats for all. Oh, and don’t miss the cheese toastie and oyster food trucks! This hippie wedding is ready to be savored…

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¡Felicitaciones! Crafting a bilingual wedding ceremony without repeating everything

We’ve definitely got some advice for crafting a bilingual wedding ceremony that isn’t just repeating everything verbatim. We’re going to harness the power of the program, the signage, your wedding website, your wedding schedule, and your wedding party to make sure everyone knows what’s going on while not getting bored listening to one language the whole time. Let’s get to the bilingual wedding ceremony tricks.

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Vintage lovebirds and hanky invites at Liz & Kim’s wedding

This is one DIY wedding where the decor truly is king. You’ll adore the vintage bird details, hanky invites, newsletters for guests, handwritten programs and kids activity books, and a same sex wedding FAQ to answer any lingering questions for guests. The barbecue menu and barn venue just add the right amount of awesome to an already spectacular day.

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Africa meets the U.S. at Caroline & Kaocen’s interfaith bilingual three-part wedding

Get ready to be seriously wowed by this three-part San Diego-meets-Niger interfaith wedding. It was horribly sidelined by a tragedy in the family, but they rebounded beautifully to honor their loved ones, entertain everyone with an awesome first dance, and wear AMAZING wedding garb! Don’t miss the many dress changes, lovely traditions, and massive love in this family.

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Anya & Lu’s colorful allergy-friendly Brooklyn beergarten wedding

This nearly “bubble-girl” bride has lots of allergies, but made the food her own with nut-free, gluten-free, and shellfish-free catering. But it’s the amazing ceremony space, hilarious knot-tying story, and teary groom photos that get us straight in the heart.

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A red and black self-catered wedding with group dances and a bounce house

Michelle and Jose fused black, red, and a playful sense of fun for their wedding at California’s The Secret Garden Lindsay. The pair brought a whole lot of DIY to the day, including Michelle adding a detachable section to her red wedding gown, and even self-catering her reception. The ceremony was presented in both English and Spanish, and the wedding party managed to pile into a bounce house for a handful of unexpected bridal party photos!