Off-beat

Thinking about doing something "off-beat" for your wedding?

We love stuff that's just a bit out of the ordinary and we know you want to be creative, too. This info helps you brainstorm ways to inject some personal style into your celebration.



How To Have A Summer Camp Wedding

How To Have A Summer Camp Wedding

There's a reason camp weddings are becoming so popular: They often last a full weekend, which means more time to hang with your closest friends and family…and they're also in a stunning rustic location—perfect for nature-loving couples. If you're thinking of hosting a camp wedding, here are some tips from my perfectly-imperfect wedding to yours.


How To Have A Minimalist Wedding

How To Have A Minimalist Wedding

We like to think of minimalism as clearing away the clutter, eliminating the frills, and being very intentional about what you choose to be part of your big day. Here's how to Marie Kondo your wedding.


16 Out-of-the-Box Wedding Venue Ideas

16 Out-of-the-Box Wedding Venue Ideas

If the vision you have for your wedding is far from cookie-cutter, start with an unexpected or unconventional venue! We've listed 16 ideas for nontraditional locations that will take your wedding to next-level status.


18 Fetching Wedding Ideas for Dog Lovers

18 Fetching Wedding Ideas for Dog Lovers

We've all seen those precious pictures of puppy ring bearers and Dogs of Honor, but sometimes it's just not possible to include your dog in the actual wedding! If you can't bring your pooch to the party, here are 18 pawsitively awesome ways to incorporate your dog(s) into the big day—without having them physically present.


23 Ways To Infuse LGBTQ+ Pride Throughout Your Wedding

23 Ways To Infuse LGBTQ+ Pride Throughout Your Wedding

Love is love, just like weddings are weddings. But if you're looking to put your LGBTQ+ pride on full display, here are 23 vibrant ways to work it into your big day!


9 Unique Bachelorette Party Ideas

9 Unique Bachelorette Party Ideas

Las Vegas is the obvious choice for a bachelorette bash, but a wild weekend of drinks and dancing isn't the only option! Whether you're looking to save money or just want a chill get-together with your favorite gal pals, we've got you covered with these outside-the-box bachelorette party ideas.


Nautical Nuptials: Everything You Need To Know About Boat Weddings

Nautical Nuptials: Everything You Need To Know About Boat Weddings

For a wedding that’s nautical in every sense of the word, there’s no better venue than a boat. Here’s pretty much everything you need to consider before committing to a buoyant bash, including planning tips and the PROs and CONS, as well as 23 questions to ask a boat or yacht wedding venue.


19 of the Funniest Wedding Signs We've Ever Seen

19 of the Funniest Wedding Signs We've Ever Seen

We're all about injecting a little humor into the big day, and one of our favorite ways to do it is with a punny wedding sign. Need some inspo? Check out 19 of the funniest wedding signs we've ever seen.


13 Affordable Wedding Venue Options (That Don't Feel Cheap)

13 Affordable Wedding Venue Options (That Don't Feel Cheap)

While the venue will take a healthy bite out of your overall wedding budget, you don't want it to consume the whole thing! When you choose a nontraditional venue, like the 13 types listed here, you're likely to enjoy a unique setting along with a lower price point. And we call that a win-win.


15 Non-Alcoholic Wedding Bar Ideas

15 Non-Alcoholic Wedding Bar Ideas

While your typical cocktail-serving bar is always a good time, why not shake things up a bit with these non-alcoholic alternatives? From fruit juice to flavored popcorn, check out these 15 ideas for interactive wedding stations!


6 Ideas for your Industrial Wedding Arch

6 Ideas for your Industrial Wedding Arch

One element that will take your industrial venue from drab to fab? A killer wedding ceremony arch. So we've put together 6 ideas—and lots of photos—to help inspire yours.


Spooky-Chic: How To Have A Stylish Halloween Wedding

Spooky-Chic: How To Have A Stylish Halloween Wedding

For the scary movie-loving couple who embraces originality, a wedding that takes place on or around Halloween is the perfect way to indulge your unearthly sensibilities. But gone are the days of taking the theme so literally! Check out these ideas for hosting an elegant Halloween wedding.


The Nuts and Bolts of Planning an Industrial-Chic Wedding

The Nuts and Bolts of Planning an Industrial-Chic Wedding

A throwback to the industrial revolution, this style mixes unrefined structures with sleek, contemporary design. If the industrial-chic style speaks to you, click here for 5 tips on achieving that elegantly edgy look.


19 Engagement Photo Ideas That Rock Our Socks Off

19 Engagement Photo Ideas That Rock Our Socks Off

Are you looking for unique photo ideas for your engagement session? Look no further—these couples nailed it. Here are 19 engagement photo ideas that rock our socks off.


Should We Have A Small Wedding?

Should We Have A Small Wedding?

After toying with the idea of going a more traditional wedding route, my now-husband and I went with our gut and decided to have a small (read: tiny) wedding. But the decision wasn't easy. I must have googled "Should I have a small wedding?" dozens of times before actually committing. Should YOU have a small wedding? Read the top reasons why you just might want to consider it.


Unique Wedding Venue Idea: Galleries and Museums

Unique Wedding Venue Idea: Galleries and Museums

If you're looking for an interesting wedding venue that's just a bit offbeat, why not consider a gallery, museum, planetarium, or even an aquarium? We consider museum and gallery venues to be gems—so we've summed up their advantages with our own version of "the 4 Cs": Classy, Cultural, Conversational, and Cool.


13 Signature Wedding Details That AREN’T Cocktails

13 Signature Wedding Details That AREN’T Cocktails

We've all heard of "signature cocktails," but there are so many more ways to personalize your wedding! Check out our ideas for 13 Signature Wedding Details That AREN’T Cocktails. Your guests will thank you when they don't have such a wicked hangover the next morning.


Think Unique: 6 Out-of-the-Ordinary Ft Lauderdale Wedding Venues

Think Unique: 6 Out-of-the-Ordinary Ft Lauderdale Wedding Venues

Couples looking for an "outside the box" venue have lots of options in Fort Lauderdale. You'll find everything from sweep-you-off-your-feet romantic escapes to quirky art installations...there's even a haunted hideaway!


Wedding Planning Got You Stressed? Cue our Top 10 Wedding Memes​

Wedding Planning Got You Stressed? Cue our Top 10 Wedding Memes​

We get it. We’ve been there! You’re overwhelmed with wedding checklists… You can’t decide whether to go with the quirky industrial venue or that dreamy ranch estate. In a glass case of emotion? You need a reprieve. That’s why my super-funny-coworker-friend (and bride-to-be!) Amy gathered together her top 10 wedding memes that are so accurate you’ll be giggling as the truth-tears come pouring out.


Urban-Chic: 9 Modern Portland Wedding Venues

Urban-Chic: 9 Modern Portland Wedding Venues

Portland dates back to the 1840s, but its consistently forward-thinking, creative residents ensure there's always something new to discover. Here's a list of urban wedding venues that encapsulate the very best this city has to offer.


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