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If you love rustic weddings, you’ll want to take your time with our forest weddings archive, full of forest wedding venue ideas, decor inspiration, and even forest wedding dress styles. If this is your jam, you might also want to check out our archive of camping weddings and log decor.

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Rachael & Josh’s Victorian Gothic Woodland Wedding!

The offbeat bride: Rachael, DJ/Producer Her offbeat partner: Josh, IT Guy/Producer Location & date of wedding: Forest (ceremony) and a haunted 1920’s Log Mansion called Gold Mountain Manor (reception) – Big Bear, CA on September 26th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: I knew I wanted my wedding to be a little… dark. I didn’t […]

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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.”