A Beautiful Washington D. C. Fusion Wedding from Offbeat Bride
After seeing Brian and Elaine’s wedding photo from Mary Kate McKenna, I feel like I just came back from a mini-vacation in DC. Brian and Elaine had a contemporary wedding that incorporated both of their families’ traditions (Catholic and Chinese).... Read More
Register Green with Green Bride Guide
Registering for wedding gifts is a great way to ask guests for items that you and your spouse would like to start your new life together. Creating a green registry is a great way to get the things you need... Read More
Southern-Inspired Bridal Shower Inspiration Board
Whenever a holiday weekend comes around, no matter what the holiday, I go into full-on baking mode.Â No cookbook is safe, no pan left clean.Â So as I was scouring my favorite cooking blogs for inspiration, I also found some... Read More
A Southern Wedding with Vintage Flare from Offbeat Bride & Geoff L Johnson Photography
Hanna and John had a classic, modern, outdoor Southern wedding with their ceremony amongst the old Sheldon Church Ruins and their reception at the Richfield Plantation. The groom wore his US Navy dress blues while the bride rockedÂ 1800s vintage glass... Read More
Groomsmen gifts at your bachelor party!
Groomsmen gifts are often tricky to shop for as your friends are probably very diverse in their hobbies and interests. You want to get them something nice to commemorate the occasion, as well as something they will actually use. One... Read More
A Fun San Francisco Rainy Day Engagement Session from Offbeat Bride & Grandeur Photography
Roderic and Anna are a super fun couple, whose wedding will be held in San Francisco in September. Photographer Renae Lamb of Grandeur Photography told us that they ended up getting rained on during their engagement session but they toughed... Read More
Bride’s Perspective: Adventures in Organizing
All right, my engaged friends, I have a question for you. And I want you to be honest with me now. I mean really, let me know what you think. How on earth, when you’re right smack dab in the... Read More
Fashion-Forward Wedding Dresses with Offbeat Bride & Kimmy Ratican
I love white — I love white dresses, in particular. But I don’t necessarily love wedding dresses. They’re somewhat predictable and, as a lover of fashion, I tend to seek out wedding dresses that could be seen as something else.... Read More
DIY Chair Covers from Maharani Weddings
If you are a crafty Maharani with a few hours to spare, you can bring a little pop of glamour to any ordinary chair. This idea isn’t just for the bride & groom…it can be used for a special seat... Read More
A Perfectly Lovely Afternoon by Anna Hardy
We are so thrilled to have this shoot from the amazing and fantastic Anna Hardy! From the gorgeous photography to the perfect afternoon tea, get ready for some serious eye candy! A couple of weeks ago I spent a brilliant... Read More
Bride’s Perspective: Engagement Photo Smiles
This week, Shayne and I had a hard lesson in learning to smile and to be as close to adorable as we could manage in front of a near stranger holding some very expensive photography equipment. More simply put, we... Read More
Sponsored Post: Win Free Personalized Totes for Your Wedding Party!
This is going to be a bit embarrassing to admit but currently I am at a coffee shop working and I have three (yes, three) bags with me. My purse, of course, my computer bag and then a reusable bag... Read More
A Barefoot Maui Wedding from Offbeat Bride
Megan and Paul wanted to have a non-traditional wedding to reflect their own unique style, so they choose to fly from Seattle to Maui and get married, barefoot on the beach… just the two of them. At least that was... Read More
Green Your Flowers by Green Bride Guide
Choosing the right flowers for your ceremony, reception and bouquets can bring a splash of color and life to your special day. Sadly, many conventionally sold flowers are coated in toxic chemicals and are often shipped from other parts of... Read More
Entertain Your Guests!
One of the very best things about getting married is all the great parties and entertaining the two of you can throw together! Whether it is a family dinner or crazy all-nighters with your friends, hosting people is a great... Read More
Ask the Editor: Be a good destination wedding host!
This winter my fiance and I are having a destination wedding in Hawaii.Â The ceremony and reception are pretty much already planned, and I don’t have very much money left.Â However, I have heard that people who have destination weddings... Read More