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Gasworks Park wedding in Seattle

Oh jeez, I can’t help but love the hometown weddings, and a special thanks to Nyomi for emailing me about this wonderful Seattle wedding. I’ve tried living in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Boston … but I always find myself coming back to my beloved Seattle, in part because of people like Caleb […]

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Lisa & Teri’s Fancy Neo-Victorian Parlor Wedding

Two gorgeous brides, two gorgeous dresses, lots of neo-Victorian details, and one bride shaking with joy.

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Sheri & Theo’s 18th Century Scottish Harvest Wedding

The offbeat bride: Sheri, Curriculum Developer Her offbeat partner: Theo, Software Test Engineer Location & date of wedding: Carrigan Farms, Mooresville, NC on November 4th, 2007 What made our wedding offbeat: My husband wanted to wear a Great Kilt in his family’s tartan, so we decided to use the 18th century as inspiration and the […]

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Everything you need to know about having your wedding dress custom-made

A while back I ranted about how I think brides are best off having their wedding dresses custom made — you’ll get a better fit, exactly the design you want, and won’t have to suffer the attitudes and obscene prices of a bridal boutique.

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Offbeat dress advice for plus-sized brides

I haven’t spent a lot of time talking about dresses for plus size brides because my advice to y’all is the same as my advice to everyone: HAVE YOUR DRESS CUSTOM MADE.