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A wanderlust-inspired alternative wedding

A wanderlust-inspired alternative industrial wedding (with gold succulents!)

Just wait until you see the hint of blue hair (that matched Pete’s blue suit!), contemporary geometric and gold details, and a super chic industrial venue space. Don’t miss the succulents in the bouquet — they were painted gold!

Let’s see this wanderlust-inspired alternative industrial wedding…

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Fantastic and modern wedding programs and how to print them

Want to save some hard cash on wedding paper products like wedding programs? Get them printed yourself! Here are some great DIY modern wedding programs plus tips on how to print them.

No shortage of loveliness at this Orcas Island, WA wedding

No shortage of loveliness at this Orcas Island wedding in Washington

Laura and Ben had a really incredible Orcas Island wedding in Washington that’s going to give you green eyes for pretty things. Like what, you say? Try felled redwood decor, succulent studded centerpieces, homemade steampunk-inspired pies, a “Smokey Porter” homebrew, and air plants (even in Laura’s hair!).

#ErinAndTimGetMeowied: a cat lady nerdy wedding

#ErinAndTimGetMeowied: a nerdy cat lady wedding

Our wedding had a loose theme of books, cats, and glitter. I really wanted my four cats to be at the wedding, but it wasn’t possible, so I had to just let my cat lady status show in other ways.

I wore cat shoes and had a cat purse. We had our cats added to our cake topper, cat paw chocolate pops favors, and made sure to have cat ears at the photo booth. And, of course, used a cat lady wedding hashtag: #ErinAndTimGetMeowied.

Meet these two Denver cuties at their wedding

Long distance turned marriage: meet these two Denver cuties at their dance party wedding

Alyssa and Kirsten met playing rugby together, then Alyssa moved across the world as they just started dating. So cards, letters, and long distance phone calls were the order of the day. Ten years later, they’re happy together with their fur babies, Ziggy and Yeti. Their dance party wedding was just as sweet and served as a bit of a reunion since so many guests live around the globe. What began as a kick-ass dance party swiftly turned into a killer after-party until 3:00 a.m.

No Beast, all Belle at this gorgeous Belle Isle Wedding in Detroit

No Beast, all Belle at this gorgeous Belle Isle wedding in Detroit

From the sweet little wedding favors (tiny labeled, potted succulents) to the sublime outdoor ceremony to the guest book log, Kelsey and Val’s Belle Isle wedding in Detroit made all our days forever. Sometimes it’s the simple touches that make all the difference. Don’t miss the floral boutonniere accents on the dress, too!