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2000 dollar summer camp wedding alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Our $2000 Summer Camp Wedding

We started the wedding planning process by declaring a strict and modest budget: $2,000 to be exact. We wanted our wedding to be about sincerity, authenticity, connection, and a celebration and proclamation of love and commitment. We didn’t want it to be about monogrammed napkins and excessive amounts of fondant. In all honesty, we didn’t want to let our wedding overshadow our relationship (and we needed to save money for the house we planned to buy four days after our wedding).

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Emily & Tony’s Classy Trashy Museum Bash Wedding

The offbeat bride: Emily, Flight Attendant Her offbeat partner: Tony, Liquor Store Clerk Location & date of wedding: Colorado History Museum, Denver, CO on October 4th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Well, my pink dress with gobs of pearls, our best friend marrying us, my Dad walking me down the aisle to “Don’t Stop […]

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Becca & Luc’s Mountain Alpine Basin French-Canadian/American Wedding

The offbeat bride: Becca, Medical Biophysics grad student (I study braaiiinnsss!) Her offbeat partner: Luc, Super Hot French-Canadian Medical Biophysics grad student (microfluidic devices) Location & date of wedding: On a rock, in a field of flowers, 11,500 ft above sea level, surrounded by 14,000′ of mountains, at Yankee Boy Basin, near the town of […]