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Maya Lovro Photography Hotel Monaco Wedding Shoot 79 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Colorful wedding ideas for all lovers of all colors

Fair warning: this amazing, colorful wedding shoot includes ALL THE COLORS, just in time to yeet those Winter blues away. Coming to you from Pittsburgh, the combined powers of Maya Lovro (photographer), Amanda Wolf (planner), and Kati Grimes (fashion designer) created something magical: think “Lisa Frank marries Billy Porter” where all the players are LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and/or allies to both!

Gluttony Seven deadly sins handmade ice cream shoes by Bunnypumpkinboutique via OffbeatBride alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Crave-worthy food-themed shoes for your foodie wedding

I’m currently shoe shopping for my wedding, and I want to have some FUN with my shoe choice. Since our wedding is partially foodie-themed, I thought I’d try to find a pair of shoes that express my love of treats!

In my search, I’ve unearthed a picnic basket full of amazingly delicious food-themed shoes for your foodie wedding…

We heart Valentine's Day weddings

Cupids, hearts, and pink EVERYTHING in this Valentine’s day wedding inspiration

It’s VALENTINE’S DAY which, love it or hate it, has a pretty solid aesthetic going on. Hearts and pinks and reds and flowers, and oh yes it’s good for wedding photos. We’ve collected some sweet invitations, stunning rings, sexy corsets, heart-filled decor, and toooons of photo ideas for your own romantic or Valentine’s wedding. Start scrolling and enjoy all the eye candy, why dontcha?

dessert bar printable 02 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Get ALL the potluck goodies with this dessert bar printable invitation insert

If you’re trying to save a little cash by having a potluck dessert bar, you’ll need to let your guests know you’re in the market for their goodies. Give them this sweet little printable invitation insert to snag their sweets. Print it out on some cardstock, cut them out, and you’ll be ready to nosh their nibbles.

not your typical tiny three tiered stand alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

How my dad shut me up with a hardware store and a cupcake stand

I searched for months, looking for the best cupcake stand. Both my mother and I nit picked at everything we saw online. My dad of course grew tired of our bickering about a cupcake stand of all things. So what did he do about it? HE MADE ME THE PERFECT ONE. Here’s a breakdown of what he did…

blue wedding dress alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Kaitlyn & Joe’s cupcakes and courthouse jail tour wedding

This bride owns one of our most favorite dress design companies, [vendor-heart link=""]KMKDesigns[/vendor-heart], so you won’t be too surprised to see that her own dress is nothing less than magnificent. But you’ll also be swept away by the other handmade fashions, nom-worthy cupcakes, the jail tour, and the totally sweet “high school prom” first dance.