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A Boston elopement at city hall

Black outfits and ring tattoos at this Boston City Hall elopement

Kathleen and Eric scrapped their traditional wedding plan and decided to get married at Boston City Hall on a warm October day, have their favorite artist tattoo their rings, and celebrate with drinks at a bar. And this suited Kat and Eric way better — the ones who love shopping for spooky things in Salem, drinking good beer, and walking through the woods together.

A "Jew-maican" multicultural wedding (with a salsa first dance!)

A “Jew-maican” multicultural blended family wedding (with a salsa first dance!)

Yana and Fabian and a beautiful multicultural (Russian, British, Jewish, and Jamaican) blended family wedding. Yana, (born in Russia and raised in England) and Fabian (Jamaican-born) met while taking Salsa lessons at their church. Don’t miss the traditional Jamaican dishes, centerpieces of books of poetry, boxes of tea, and teapots filled with locally-sourced flowers, cotton candy machine, and tea favors.

reverend katherine alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

The queer, feminist, cosplay-loving, Boston wedding officiant you’ve been searching for

Engaged people of Boston! Are you searching for an officiant who is all kinds of awesome, will embrace you literally and figuratively, and give one amazing wedding ceremony? Then allow me to introduce you to our sponsor Reverend Katherine, who is the freaking coolest. Here’s why…

The New Jersey wedding photography for the adventurously in love

The New Jersey wedding photographer for the adventurously in love

We’ve talked about our longtime sponsor Dennis Pike before. We’ve talked about his completely un-real wedding portraits look! But we haven’t talked about the lengths that Dennis Pike goes through to get those incredible images!

Check out the kind of photos that result when this New Jersey wedding photographer is willing to do almost anything to get the shot…

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How to get a wedding photography discount for just being YOU

They say that things that sound too good to be true, usually are. But this is Offbeat Bride, where we do away with “the usual.” In the case of our sponsor Justine Johnson, her deals are just as good as they sound… You either have the chance to have a completely free, completely amazing wedding photographer, just for being your completely awesome selves. Just for being you doing “you.”

Here’s how you can get Justine to shoot your wedding for either free, or deeply discounted…

Cats and creatures errrrywhere at this woodland forest wedding as seen on @offbeatbride #weddings #cats

Cats and creatures errrrywhere at this woodland forest wedding

Lillian and Jon had a Somerville, MA wedding at the ultra gorgeous Fruitlands Museum for a rainy day wedding full of bliss. You are going to flip for the gelato station, donuts, faux woodland creatures everywhere, kitty flats, fern bouquet, kitty-themed save-the-dates, and even cardboard cat cut-outs for the photo booth! It’s like this pair was channeling all of our loves in one wedding. Grab your kitties on your lap to share in the joy of this ailurophile meets woodland forest wedding.