A unicorn invitation, white and pink body art, and a stepping stool kiss

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Tribesmaid Tiaabby1986 sported this gorgeously intricate white and pink body art. It was just one of the awesome submissions to the Tribe, the Flickr Pool, and the Offbeat Bride Pinterest account this week. It was a REALLY good week for submissions, so definitely check out the Flickr Pool especially since I couldn't fit all the good photos into this Monday Montage. My readers brought it this week!

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Tribesmaid Bemyrecords expresses her joy visually at becoming Mrs. Malcolm. Photo by Carly Bish

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It's not a sixpence, but the coin in Charlotte-Ann's shoes did have a dragon and phoenix on it, just like her dress. Photo by Gary Carpenter, edited by Charlotte-Ann Photography

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Comments on A unicorn invitation, white and pink body art, and a stepping stool kiss

  1. OMG! I KNOW those feet! And I met them on the Tribe.
    Congrats Anna! You look stunning and your tootsies are hot!

  2. Holy crap, every single picture here is just amazing and beautiful and amazingly beautiful. Damn.

  3. The body art in the top pic is lovely, but it looks like it is some sort of cosmetic gilding paste, not henna. Henna is a plant dye and is always a red/brown color.

    (I mention this because “black henna” is illegal and contains dangerous chemicals that can cause burns, so it’s important that people know that henna = always brown).

    • Well the artist who did this is actually a henna artist who works traditionally as well but this is classified as a “luxe glow tattoo”. Most everyone called it a “henna” referring to the style of it not what it was made of and also saying “luxe glow body art” is a mouthful at a wedding.

      • It’s really gorgeous– how do you find someone who does that kind of thing? (It’s not permanent, right?) Can you DIY it?

        • Thanks! I found a picture of a bride’s arm done on pinterest and after tracing the picture I found the artist Akiyo Ogura and I was lucky she lived in NYC. I didn’t really take note of how she did it cause she was behind me most of the time (the tattoo went across my back, down my shoulder and crossed my collarbone) but she did it all by hand, no stencils, and there was a lot of glitter and crystals. Though the adhesive on the crystals reminded me a lot of eyelash glue. It’s not permanent. It lasted me about 5 days, it lasted through showers and everything. I think it would have lasted longer but I went on my honeymoon right after the wedding and the ocean was too beautiful and blue not to go in! 🙂

  4. how i SO wish i could get turquoise to stay in my hair! *sniffs*

    gorgeous, i love me some monday montages!

  5. goodness gracious, i think if i’d seen that white and pink body art at the start of planning, i’d have gone down a very different path!

  6. LOVE the body art! The turqiose hair is gorgeous! Betsy Johnson dress is fab! The photos are beautiful and the Iron fist shoes are stunning!

  7. I loved my Betsey Johnson reception dress, thanks for posting our pics! By the way, the Betsey Johnson dress photo was taken by Kelly Lynch-Chevalier, not Stina Rae. Both women are fantastic, however.
    The stepping stool was an absolute necessity, given that I’m 5′ and Mr. Bear is 6’4″! 😀

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