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Pretty Pastel Themed Wedding with Subtle Video Game References

As Jen and Will met while working at a video game studio, they wanted to incorporate their love of video games with anime, plants and all things cute but in a subtle way. “We’re both big fans of the Korean ceramic toy art collective TOiNZ and how they display their pieces in outdoor settings”, they said. “We took inspiration from their style and placed small game and anime figurines we’d collected from our travels inside terrariums with succulents to create little scenes. We had pieces from TOiNZ (two little cats!) as our wedding toppers. Will’s shirt also had tiny Pokemon on it.”

With a budget of £15,000, they actually came in slightly under at £13,000 for their January wedding. Held at The Bonded Warehouse in Sunderland, they undertook quite a few DIY projects – as they’re both artists they really wanted to make a lot of things themselves so they could enjoy the experience, and also so they could have things exactly as they wanted. 

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A Social Distancing Sims Wedding

Ya know, we may not be able to be together in the same physical location right now, but that doesn’t mean the wedding industry stops. I’m getting so excited when I see vendors using this unprecedented down time to get creative so hats off and standing ovations to Lisa and Neil of Him and Her Wedding Photography for this out-of-the-box thinking!

With no weddings to photograph right now, they wanted to keep their creativity going, and so decided to create a Sims wedding for them to ‘photograph’ at home. They even made up a wedding story for their Sims, Emily and Luke.

Side note: Has anyone been following us for long enough to remember this Barbie and Ken wedding from 2011!? To this day, it’s still one of our most viewed articles of all time!

“Emily and Luke were married at Magnolia Blossom Park on Saturday 4th April 2020. Their wedding budget was §100,000 simoleans. Emily wore an off white, slightly green wedding dress she picked out whilst she had a fashion influencer career (though the slightly green wedding dress thing never took off). Luke wore a traditional wedding suit but after he went for a swim in the evening, he changed into a cardigan. We’re not sure why he did this.”

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Super Mario Meets Metal Themed Israeli Wedding

Galit and Amir’s October wedding combined colourful, playful elements from the video game world’s happiest offering – Super Mario! Both Galit and Amir work in software testing and they love video games. The first flower Amir gave Galit was the fire flower doll from the game, so their wedding theme was set!

Lucky enough to have a talented planner and designer friend, the coupled briefed her to create a day that felt fun but not childish, taking inspiration from a game that celebrates colour, happiness and fun and translating it into a wedding design! Together with her staff, Vicka made the centrepieces, the designs for the wedding invites and Mario-themed photo props. They custom built props from PVC pipes, and customised carnations for Galit’s bouquet.

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