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Looking for the best new years eve wedding ideas? We gotchoo! What better way to ring in your commitment than to do it when you’re ringing in the new year?

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Rockin’ in the new year at this fun-loving Baltimore couple’s wedding

This pair rocked a New Year’s Eve wedding at Church & Company in Baltimore like nobody else could. You’ll definitely want to see the bride’s gold embroidered dress, champagne glass tower, and dance floor shenanigans. But their photographer, Mantas Kubilinskas, got to know them directly and shared with us their whole story…

A chapel in Tuscon & playing their own reception: a fab desert New Year's Eve wedding

A fab desert New Year’s Eve wedding

Kendra and Thomas had a crafty, musical, beer-filled wedding day in Tuscon with heirlooms galore and so many meaningful moments: “Our priorities for the wedding were good music, good photos, good beer, an open guest list so we could include all of our family and friends (and their kids!), vegetarian Mexican food, and a FUN PARTY. We also wanted our wedding to be authentically us. We wanted it to reflect who we are and celebrate the life we have built together and the future we will share…”

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17 winter wedding headpieces & veils to transform you into a snow queen

Winter weddings are, in my opinion, the unsung heroes of the wedding world, especially when it comes to fashion. I mean, is there anything more lovely than a wedding portrait in the snow?! So gorg. And when you’re hauling your butt out into said snow, you might want a matching winter wedding headpiece, veil, crown, or even a woolly hat to match. I did some digging to find snowflakes, crystals, juniper, and more in hats, crowns, headpieces, and veils to adorn your wintry noggin.

Gold, glamour, and top hats at this stunning New Year's eve wedding

Gold, glamour, and top hats at this stunning New Year’s eve wedding

Samantha and Nolan seriously know how to throw a New Year’s wedding to end all parties. Yep, this includes sequins, mismatched gold bridesmaids, tops hats, confetti, and kisses at midnight. It took place at The Chicory in New Orleans and between the clock decor (to count down to midnight!), the fur stoles, the FAB Monique Lhuillier gown, and the towering cake, this was one traditional-gone-wild New Year’s wedding.

Are you prepared to witness this glittery explosion of style?

Scheduling a wedding around the holidays as seen on @offbeatbride

8 tips for scheduling a wedding around a holiday

Planning your Halloween wedding, Christmas wedding, New Year’s Eve wedding, Arbor Day wedding? That last one probably isn’t such a big deal, but the other biggies certainly can be. For one thing, you’re likely running into pre-made days off for more wedding frolic with your pals, but might also run into folks already on their own vacations. Here are some tips that we gathered for scheduling a wedding around a holiday.

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Aron & Kyle’s New Year’s Eve theater wedding

A purple dress and pin-striped suit in the snow is amazing. The theater and unity cocktail with “Dudeist” officiant is even more to love. Set it on New Year’s Eve, make vows to a one-year-old, and give your groomsmen nicknamed tuxedo t-shirts, and we’ll all fall in love with your cute asses. Read on to fall in love yourself.