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Whimsical Winter Wedding with a Southern Twist


Amy Van Vlear

November 27, 2023

Although married in California, Skyelar and Adam were very much inspired by the bride's Louisiana roots in the the greenery and general vibe of their winter wedding. Describing their theme as "Vintage Whimsigoth" and "Eclectic Winter Whimsy", the day was a celebration of them, with a beautiful blend of dark jewel tones and vintage charm. Adding in some drama with the florals, the day quickly turned into quite the gothic fairy garden.

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Five Modern Wedding Ceremony Rituals You Might Not Have Thought Of

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Laura Diliberto Photo

May 8, 2024

Weddings are becoming more and more personalised, with no two weddings you go to quite the same. But how can you bring this personalisation to the ceremony? With a celebrant wedding, the possibilities are endless and the more creative you and your celebrant are, the more unique and personal your ritual might be. There are some more traditional rituals like handfasting or union candle rituals, which can be very beautiful and meaningful. But why not try something a little more offbeat - here are five ideas to get you started!

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Moody Church Wedding with Religious Iconography, Burlesque Performers & a Bright Red Dress


Amy Faith

May 13, 2024

Cath and Tony chose their wedding venue, Ullet Road Unitarian Church in Liverpool for the dark gothic vibes and because their home is filled with ironic displays of religious iconography. The dark backdrop was perfect place for their celebration which included a cream Cadillac, a pizza wedding breakfast and an acrobat contorting herself to Metallica songs! They also had burlesque dancer, a lady wearing Prosecco skirt, a jazz singer, loads of neon signs and an arcade game station!

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Rock n Roll Inspired Elvis Vows with Velvet, Guitars and a Getaway Car


BG Studios

February 9, 2024

You're going to adore this homage to the spirit of rock n' roll mixed with Valentine's Day motifs. Inspired by none other than the King of Rock n' Roll himself, Elvis Presley, this wedding shoot was all about creating a retro, loved up, nostalgic mood, set against the backdrop of love's most celebrated day. Velvet textures mixed with reds and pinks created this visual feast that was all about celebrating love!