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wedding dogs

So you want to have a wedding dog! We’ve got tons of cute ideas for having your dog in your wedding ceremony, plus lots of real wedding inspiration featuring adorable wedding pugs, pitbulls, and more.

rock n roll elopement Laura Diliberto Photography18 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A rock ‘n’ roll elopement in a record store

Elizabeth and Scott had a rock ‘n’ roll elopement at the iconic Generation Records! This unique elopement in the West Village of NYC is a wonderful example of creating a wedding day that’s authentic to who you are as a couple. Elizabeth and Scott got married amongst their favorite records in a stunning all black ensemble with their four-legged flower girl and parents by their side.

Rustic Fall Halloween Spooky Wedding Photography by Jocelyn Vassos46 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Rustic fall meets spooky in this COVID-safe Halloween wedding

We were determined to get married on Halloween 2020, which was a Saturday and a full moon; it just felt meant to be. Our chef also made a charcuterie presentation that included a little cheese graveyard.

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When you marry your high school sweetheart with a dreamy dance party love fest

Our vows were tear-jerkers for sure but also definitely a couple of laughs in there. We have known each other for 14 years, we are high school sweethearts so there was so much to cover and we were very conscious of not wanting to go on and on…

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Joy is an Act of Resistance: a Tigrayan-American wedding

A message that has really resonated with me over the last few months is “joy is an act of resistance” from a poem by Toi Derricotte. I’ve always heard planning a wedding can be stressful, but planing a wedding in a different state, during a global pandemic, in the height of the Black Lives Matter movement, followed by a presidential election that polarized this country while a genocidal war began in my home country, was daunting to say the least…

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Thinking of having a backyard microwedding? Here’s your inspo

Wondering if you can make a backyard wedding look lush and elegant? Caroline and Price (and their flower-wearing pooch!) are here to show you how it’s done…

A Maine camp wedding photobombed by the couple's doggo

A Maine camp wedding photobombed by the couple’s doggo

Ollie is Leigh and Noah’s rescue pup. Ollie can be an anxious dog, so the pair thought she would stay in the cabin for their Maine camp wedding festivities. But Ollie wouldn’t stand for missing out on the fun. Who could blame Ollie for making an appearance after seeing the gorgeous style, cozy cottages, lakeside views, and twinkle lights. It was a camp wedding none could forget — rustic meets glam meets completely them.