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This celestial Art Nouveau wedding will leave you starry-eyed

We had a celestial Art Nouveau wedding theme with lots of vintage elements. We wanted to evoke the essence of standing in a garden during the Harvest Moon under a million stars. I wanted to capture the romantic feeling of the Art Nouveau period, like an Alphonse Mucha painting.

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Science and tech nerds: these scientific invitation suites inject mad scientist vibes into your wedding

Are you planning a science-themed wedding? Having a chemistry-inspired unity ceremony? Just love nerding out to science and all things tech? Want some custom-designed Mr. Robot-inspired tech invites (please say yes oh my glob!)? Your science-y wedding game will be STEPPED UP with a science-meets-art invitation suite from our ultra talented design partner, Athena and Aphrodite.

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Our “stars and moon” short agnostic wedding ceremony script

I wrote this ceremony script with the help of Offbeat Bride, and I am really happy with the results. My very non-religious, scientific-minded fiancé is very happy with it as well. My mom, who has always told me that we are made of star dust, is absolutely in love with the Carl Sagan reading we selected for her. I am really excited about the music sections, and to share my ceremony with you…

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Science, Math, Pop Culture!: Nerdy wedding invitations

I profiled nerdy Save the Dates about a year ago — now it’s time for some geektastical wedding invitations in your face. So wipe off your glasses and get a real good look at these geek wedding invites, some of them are even for sale right now, some of them were genius DIY projects from genius nerds in love.

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Turn plain ‘ol Crayons into crafty customizable gifts using ice trays!

I love finding new ideas for wedding favors that are both geeky AND useful! Check out craftsy wedding favor idea that involves Lego men, Space Invaders and crayons.

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Natalie & Joe’s stellar intimate ceremony and dinner

Natalie & Joe’s hand-crafted their wedding ceremony by drawing inspiration from pagan rituals. In addition their wedding theme was based around the Incubus song “Stellar.”