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Vintage-Inspired DIY Train Wedding

When their original venue canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, Lerin and Brian were left scrambling to look for a reception for their train wedding. Then, the Red Caboose Motel stepped up and offered the couple train cars to get ready in, and a large tent for their reception… Wait until you see how the bride walked down the aisle!

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A train ride ceremony and stunning kilts and bridal suits at this Railroad Museum of New England wedding

At their Railroad Museum of New England wedding, Thiemba and Nate rocked historical looks with a custom made edible floral bouquet, a custom made bridal suit with french love letter inscribed on the inside, and an amazing kilt outfit. For their reception, Thiemba and Nate changed outfits to celebrate in steampunk style. Their wedding guests also wore steampunk-themed attire, which all looked amazing.

brunch wedding on a train

This brunch wedding on a train(!) is laid-back wedding goals

A wedding on a train with a gorgeous brunch spread on a Sunday? Sign us up! Add in the adorable Ring Pop exchange with the groom’s new stepson, the awesome kids’ activity table, Star Trek details galore, and the bar after-party, and we’re in love with this brunch wedding on a train. Oh, and want happy guests? This ice cream truck surprise is a surefire win.

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Rich colors, huge murals, and a 20-foot train

Karissa and Jonas were married in Santa Barbara among rich colors and gorgeous murals. Karissa designed her own dress after a Coco Chanel design and coupled it with a 20-foot silk cape for her train. Other details included gold-dipped bird skull boutonnieres, a travel book where guests wrote well-wishes on their favorite locations, and a 1950s Chevy getaway car.

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Melinda & Paul’s disability-friendly, southern, sports rivalry wedding

Paul wanted a traditional Catholic wedding, whereas Melinda wanted to let her true colors shine. So they met in the middle and had a Catholic ceremony, followed by a rockin’ reception at the hall next to Edgar Allen Poe’s grave. The best part of the day for Melinda was when she walked without her crutches for the first time in eighteen years!

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Donielle & Wayne’s overindulgent industrial Parisan apothecary wedding

Donielle & Wayne didn’t just want a wedding they wanted to create an entire experience. They rented an abandoned warehouse next to a train station to have their ceremony. Afterwards they held a decadent candlelit dinner party reception.