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Come get inspiration for your snowy winter wedding, full of candles and romance and brides wearing boots and drinking hot chocolate…

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Kate & Matt get weddinged in a backyard

The offbeat bride: Kate, admin lackey (midwife-wanna-be) Her offbeat partner: Matt, wind turbine tech Location & date of wedding: My parents’ backyard in Wadsworth, Ohio. May 10, 2008. What made our wedding offbeat: Well, first of all, we were already married! We met in a chemistry class last fall, got engaged by Thanksgiving, and decided […]

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Tim & Helen’s colorful, DIY wedding in Bristol

We looked round about 15 wedding venues in the end and didn’t like any of them. We ended up just looking for a large space that we could hire for our wedding instead and we found this old redeveloped paint factory near where we live which is now used as an exhibition space. It seemed like the perfect venue for us as we are both creative types and the mouldy ceilings and large concrete girders were suitably unweddingy enough for our tastes!

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My Imaginary Wedding: How Dana & David rocked their two weddings

David and I knew we wanted an elegant and intimate wedding, one that was an extravagant enough affair that we couldn’t invite the world. But being actively involved in the music scene (he as a guitar player, me as a music writer), we also wanted to have a big bad rock and roll bash to celebrate our marriage. So we did both.