The Offbeat Aunties
Those of you who have read my book will remember my aunties, Andrea & Stacy. I handed my bouquet off to them at our wedding. They’d gotten married a few months before us in 2004 … but then the law changed and they weren’t married any more. Since California law has changed again, they decided […]
Mike & Danica’s Simple Island Wedding!
The offbeat bride: Danica Her offbeat partner: Mike Location & date of wedding: Newcastle Island, Canada – August 8th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We kept it simple. I made all the cupcakes for the guests (all ninety! WHEW! Transporting them was a BITCH). We had our talented photographer friend Aki walk on stilts. […]
Handmade blue wedding dress
Thanks to offbeat reader Danielle for emailing me about these amazing photos from the schoolhouse wedding of Lulu Bliss. The bride made her 1950s-style tea-length dress by hand (she reports it took about 100 hours) and if you look carefully, you’ll see red crinoline peeking out the bottom. (Colored crinoline FTW!) We all know I’m […]
Gem & Mel’s gay retro/ska british beach bonanza
Gem and Mel wanted a wedding day that would fulfill their dressing up fantasies, even if that meant just being really comfortable — or having their son dress up as Troy Bolton from High School Musical.
More from Sarah & Fernando’s punk Hawaiian wedding
Remember this post about the fabulous punk-rock Hawaiian wedding? Well, I found the bride’s wedding MySpace (titled Sarah & Fernando: THE MERGE) and so I’ve got more gorgeous shots for you… (And thanks again to Red Heart Photo for taking such gorgeous photos!)
Rei & Bryan’s forest elopement
“My husband & I eloped in my woodman friend’s backyard, which was a huge tract of natural land. We were married between a shagbark hickory (signifying solidity & strength) and a beautiful white pine, the Tree of Peace among the Iroquois Indians.”