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Aerin & Jeremy’s Neo-Victorian Haunted Museum Wedding

Neither of us had really thought about what type of wedding we’d want until we were actually engaged, but there were definitely a few things we knew for sure… Churches were out. The white dress was out. Hundreds of guests were out. And then Aerin found a copy of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and everything began to fall in place.

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Maria & Luke’s Hispano-Hipster dance party wedding!

Our wedding was concert-themed, meaning we got married on stage, to music, in a show venue, distributed tickets, handbills, etc. So many things made this wedding *us*. From our garb (giant red dress & powder blue vintage tux) to the venue (an old warehouse converted into a show venue), to the homemade cupcakes and home-arranged flowers, we managed to get everything we wanted, for dirt cheap, and still made it all look relatively good.

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Contender for “hottest groom in a kilt” award

Lots of grooms look great in kilts, but there’s just something about Miroslava’s groom Kevin that’s extra hot. Is it the jacket? Is it the boots? Is it the hair? Or wait, is that kilt leather?! Regardless, Kevin’s taking “sexy kilt” to a whole new level. Don’t get me wrong: Miroslava herself is positively dripping […]

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Quinn & Michael’s relaxed DIY Oregon coast affair

The offbeat bride: Quinn, artist, writer, musician all around crafty lady, Celebrant (and OBT member) Her offbeat partner: Michael, woodworker, clever fellow Location & date of wedding: Yachats Inn, Teahouse Pavilion, Yachats, Oregon. 03/01/08 What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding was SOOOO made by our own hands that you could see the callouses a […]

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Lifting off together: when you have a themed astronaut wedding!

We love the space theme at Christine and Cameron’s astronaut wedding in Portland! Judging by the date stamps on the photos, it looks like it happened at dawn — just like you would expect from a shuttle launch. In this shot, the two newlyweds prepare for take-off as man and wife, how much do we […]

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Susan Beal gets her craft on

The offbeat bride: Susan Beal, writer (and Offbeat Bride lab rat!) My offbeat groom: Andrew Dickson, artist Location & date of wedding: August 7, 2005, Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland, Oregon What made our wedding offbeat: We got married by our good friend Diane in the Church of Craft, at a craft museum, and threw a […]