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We’re in love with the crochet wedding dress at this DIY backyard wedding

This is how you do a DIY backyard wedding! Alex and I were together seven years, madly in love and always knew we’d get married. We kept waiting… for the right place, the right time in our lives, and mostly to have enough money. Eventually we gave up: let’s just do it. In his relative’s giant backyard, with 125 guests, and all homemade decorations.

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A comic book wedding with Spiderman, pizza, and a Rickroll processional

We met on the internet, and on our first date we bonded over our shared love of all things nerdy, Marvel, Disney, and theme parks. We always wanted to make the wedding uniquely ours. Nerdy but classy!

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9 painted wedding dress masterpieces you have to see to believe

I basically told the gals at RMINE that I wanted a dress that “looked like a unicorn sneezed on it.” And they whipped out their paint brushes, and worked into the night, until the store smelled of fresh paint and their floors looked like a unicorn had been slaughtered on them. And they gave me this beauty!

If you’re looking for more painted wedding dress inspiration or dresses you can purchase ASAP, keep scrolling…

Vow Renewal Gown DIY

This bride altered her original wedding gown for her gorgeous vow renewal

My husband, Anindeep, and I came to our tenth wedding anniversary very much different people than we were so long ago, now personally and emotionally more enriched. We decided a vow renewal was necessary to celebrate ourselves in this new chapter in realizing our individual selves and expressing our togetherness more meaningfully to each other.

Photography (duh) and fashion are priorities for me, so with NO attire budget and exponentially growing dressmaking skills, I suddenly found the confidence to alter my own wedding gown.

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You’ll freak over this rainbow wedding dress

My rainbow dress was DIY: I bought a cheap Mori Lee dress & a strip of rainbow organza off eBay, then I cut bits I didn’t like off — and sewed then the rainbow under the lace.

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How to dye your wedding dress

After my divorce, I had this dress in my wardrobe that fitted me perfectly but that I couldn’t wear, and that I couldn’t bring myself to give away. In some ways, I felt like this dress was stopping me from moving on with my life. So I decided to reclaim my wedding dress.