Tacky or Awesome?
March 16, 2009
I’ve been told a few times that I’m too nice about everything and everyone on Rock n Roll Bride…now, considering I’m not such a heavenly creature in real life that may be true. However my argument is, why would I want to put someones wedding up here and slate it? That’s just mean and that not what the Rock n Roll Bride is about. I’m all about celebrating uniqueness and diversity in weddings!
However, I just discovered Tacky Weddings (via Wedding Skulls) and omg this girl is doing all the bitching for everyone…and I love it!
I personally would never want to slag off someones wedding – I’d just avoid it if I didn’t like it, but you should defiantly go check out this site, either for the hilarity or maybe even for some inspiration (seriously the Gothic and the Hello Kitty weddings are awesome! – I’ve featured one of those Hello Kitty weddings before!)
Therefore I’m just sharing the Hello Kitty stuff here, because I actually love it and it’s tacky brilliance…
KBO No photo credit is specified on Tacky Weddings, however if you know the proper credit for any of the uncredited photographs here please let me know and I will add it.
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