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We LOVE the dichotomy of this Chinese-cowboy New York and Texas karaoke wedding

We LOVE the dichotomy of this Chinese-cowboy New York and Texas karaoke wedding

Cowboy hats, a Chinese tea ceremony, a gorgeous red qipao, New York, Texas, wild drunken karaoke, and honoring the parents — this Texas karaoke wedding is everything and more to fill your senses with awe. And maybe make you boggle at all that’s going on. Don’t miss the matching bridesmaid tattoos, handmade paper flowers, and all kinds of book lover details including book cookies!

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What’s your wedding makeup plan? Let’s talk shop with Dallas makeup artist Vivienne Vermuth

Vivienne Vermuth is one of our most creative partners. Like super creative, mask-making, body painting, innovating creative. She’s been in the cosmetic industry for over 10 years, and has worked with the cream of the crop: MAC, Clinique, ESTEE Lauder, Sephora, and Trish McEvoy. Her clients are equally rad: Cirque du Soleil, The Toadies, The Burlesque Experience, Dos Equis, and Kellogg… OH and Offbeat Brides! It’s true, you can have illuminating, professional, magic photo-inducing makeup by a stellar pro for your own wedding. No lie. Let’s talk about the virtues of our lovely Vivienne and why you’ll be back for more when you book her.

Details at a Renaissance faire wedding that you won't see at any other as seen on @offbeatbride

Corsets, pirates, and pike arches: 4 details at a Renaissance fest wedding that you won’t see at any other

You guys know I love me some Renaissance faires. Partnering with one of our longtime faves, Waxahachie, Texas’ Scarborough Renaissance Festival, makes me swoon for all the Renaissance weddings that we’ll see in the future. We’re talking corsets, pirates, period music, pike arches, and the most epic and adventure-inspiring venue ever. Let’s talk about what you’ll get that you won’t see at other weddings when you have a Renaissance fest wedding…

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4 reasons a Renaissance fest wedding will put the “huzzah!” in your wedding day

When I found out that we were partnering with the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, TX, I knew my time had come. I get to talk about REN FEST WEDDINGS! I knew my fellow turkey leg-eating, corset-wearing, sword-wielding offbeat couples would join me in my joy. Let’s talk about all the ways a Renaissance fest wedding will make your wedding day the most epic, awe-inspiring, and time-traveling event ever.

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Jenn & Bill’s laid-back and fun-focused wedding

This pair totally has the right idea: don’t over-plan, keep your vows sweet and funny, and focus on all things FUN. At one of our favorite venues, [vendor-heart link=""]The Quixotic World[/vendor-heart], they were able to dress up, rock out, and celebrate with loved ones from afar. Oh, and make sure to see how they included audience participation in the ceremony!

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Try not to laugh and cry along with this joyful teary wedding

With the number of emotional photos at this wedding (happy ceremony tears, family hugging tears, dance floor cheers, and belly laughs), I’m secretly hoping to catch you at work and make you sniffle at your desk. Muhaha!