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Help me Rebel Belle youre my only hope alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Why I can’t stop crashing weddings planned by Los Angeles’ Rebel Belle

Hi, I’m Megan, and I’m a wedding crasher. If I’m being totally honest, I’m a wedding crashing snob: I don’t always crash weddings, but when I do, I crash weddings planned by Rebel Belle. Here’s why…

pop the champagne day of coordination alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

How SoCal’s Pop the Champagne is going to revolutionize your wedding day

Pop the Champagne is a team of bad-ass chicks who make SoCal weddings run like well-oiled matrimonial machines with their day-of coordination skills. Yes, day-of coordination is all they do, and they do it well. Not only do they clearly know how to party, they know how to make and keep YOU partying. Here’s how…

Buy more tape and 6 other things I learned as a day of coordinator

Buy more tape, and 6 other things I learned as a day-of coordinator

I volunteered to be the day-of coordinator for a friend’s (college friend and fellow Tribesmaids) wedding, and it may have been one of the best things I could have done to prep for my own wedding. Here are the things I’ve learned that I hope I can remember when it’s my turn to play Mayor of Wedding Town.

Shindig Events CRAVE BarbieHull alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

How my wedding planner saved me so much money that she paid for herself, and then some

One day I had plans to meet with a caterer and a photographer and my planner tagged along, and brought with her a second photographer for us to meet with. The moment the amazing, wedding planner-picked husband and wife photography team commented on my TARDIS-blue nail polish, I was sold — SOLD, I tell you — on a photographer that I would never known about if it wasn’t for my planner. Holy cow, did springing for a wedding coordinator just save me $2,550? Yes, yes it did.

day of trade alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Trade day of coordination duties with other engaged friends

“We knew we wanted/needed a day-of coordinator, but it also wasn’t in our budget. We wanted someone objective who would help execute our plan, and we wanted our families to have a great time and not to have to worry about anything. We ended up doing a trade with our friends, who were getting married a month after us. They coordinated our wedding day, and we coordinated theirs. It worked incredibly well. “

kick ass weddings card alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

From last minute to last man standing, Shindig Events will pull off one amazing event

So remember the Offbeat Empire party that happened last month? Kelli from Shindig Events is the one who made it happen. Today, I’m here to tell you what she can make happen for you.