Check the LIGHT UP WEDDING DRESS at this carnival wedding
Ellie and Jake loved their school carnivals so much that they brought that vibe to their woodland wedding — with a light-up dress and light-up shoes, too.
Piñatas, tacos, & cascarones at this Mexican-inspired DIY wedding in Chicago
Steph and David wanted their wedding guests to feel like they were attending a party in their home. Steph made a piñata for the card box, cascarones (Mexican confetti bombs!) to throw after the ceremony, and a ton of fun table decor. Don’t miss the taco bar, pies and paletas for dessert, some serious dancing and video games, and, of course, piñatas. Steph and David had custom piñatas made to represent them: a cat for Steph and a dinosaur for David. Almost too cute to break!
Let’s hear from Steph about how it all came together…
Halloween couples: steal this zombie piñata idea for your reception
Halloween couples: are you planning a wild stunt for your reception? Should it maybe involve the destruction of a zombie piñata? You’ve got a few months more to plan for your own Halloween wedding, so now’s the time to make or snag a zombie piñata (you can find some easily on Amazon!) and fill it with ghoulish candy (or adult drinkies!) and be ready to go nuts.
Anais & Ira’s low-key handmade crafty wedding
One way to bond over the wedding is to get everyone and their mother involved in the tiny details. That’s exactly what this couple did, and it made planning a little more sane than it could have been. With paper and knitted flowers, an all-vegan-plus-pork menu, and lots of woodsy and crafty details, you know a lot of heart (and probably sweat) went into this wedding. Oh, and don’t forget to pour one out for the missing home-brewed beer that could have been.
Michele & Douglas’ fairy forest handfasting on a farm
This week we’re letting our hair down and getting back to nature in the wild, wild outdoors! Today’s wedding explodes with mossy, fairy goodness, “mushroom” desserts, a killer black corset dream dress, and break-dancing family fun on a farm. Plus, you’ll learn how to better prepare for those tough vow questions.
Courtney & Rhys’ Alaskan steampunk octopus-spattered beach wedding
Whether you call them octopuses or octopodes, you’re gonna love looking for all of them in this steamy beachy wedding. Hint: check out the bride’s hairclip, the handmade papier mache, and the seriously breathtaking mountain backdrop, and that’s before the fabulous goggles and gadgetry the wedding party and guests are sporting. Gear up…