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30 geek movie love quotes

Slogging through traditional love quotes can be taxing, especially when you just want something that tingles that geek-loving robot heart of yours. We root for the geeky underdog to get the girl and hope the battle over evil ends in a big snog. And we need something relatable for our ceremony readings, invitation wording, and pop culture-filled vows, right? You demand nerdy romance, funny vow ideas, and swashbuckling toast fodder from movies, TV, and a few books? As you wish…

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A peek behind the scenes of an Offbeat Bride on a wedding reality show

We’ve talked about reality TV before: Why you shouldn’t watch them and what they’re getting wrong. This time we bring you sneak peak of the reality behind being an Offbeat Bride ON a reality show. Find out what happened behind the scenes when a Tribesmaid with an Atompunk theme wedding showed up.

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Kate & Ryan’s gothic chapel Edward Gorey wedding

We love our offbeat lite brides, and this wedding totally captures that traditional-meets-personalized vibe, including a gorgeous chapel and a little bit of gothic, Edward Gorey-style decor. The custom illustrations drawn by the groom are rocking my world! And if you’re planning a birdseed recessional, take heed. I think the bride’s still picking out seeds from her hair.

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Chloe & Rudy’s chic goth historic mansion wedding

Let’s talk about the fashion going on here: black lace, Doc Martens, brocade tail coat, leather harness, and spiked Jeffrey Campbells — it’s a gothic wonderland of noir chic. Add in the backdrop of a haunted historic mansion and all the spiders, skulls, and pumpkins you could ask for on a dark night, and you’ve got this elegant affair (with Offbeat Bride vendor The Reverend D at the ceremony helm!).

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Bride vs Host: the root of the bridentity crisis

Weddings are overwhelming because they ask individuals to fulfill two identities simultaneously: one identity is making an emotional and personal relationship transition, and the other identity is someone who is throwing an amazing celebration. To make it simple, the first identity is a bride and the second is a host.

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Why reality tv is missing the boat with non-traditional weddings

Television wants Offbeat Brides. They know you’re out there, all gorgeous and colorful and smelling yummy. They covet you and see you as deliciously untouched virgin territory. The problem is, like virgins themselves, once they’re anywhere near you — they’re completely unsure of what to do with you!