Post # 1
I was married may 2 and I received my professional photos June 2. Not horrible turn around! But I’ve been quite slow to post my photos and figured Id give it a go! We have some subtle geeky aspects (groom, groomsmen, and one bridesmaid) had cuff links with an image from their favorite video game (one was a metal band) and my garter matced my now husband’a Zelda cuff links! Video game manual styled programs! The ceremony was completely non-religious, totally in English, but we had a chuopah, drank the wine, and broke the glass (and explained why each was culturally significant and personally significant! I’m jewish, my husband is not). my dog was in the wedding party and our cake topper featured a bride and groom dancing with a dog (all silhouette!). the weather was gorgeous and I couldnt stop smiling. The day went beautifully but all together too quickly! Enjoy the photos!
This is our first look. 🙂
I don’t think you can see if but the garter has the tri force on it and my his mad cuff links are the hyrulian.
Our first kiss under the chuppah we built together 🙂
Breaking of the glass, an aspect of a traditional jewish wedding. All the groomsmen and an additional wedding guest my amazing pup! So incredibly well behaved though she whimpered once when she saw me and wasn’t allowed to come over to me. The groomsman had lots of treats in his pocket though!
The wedding program my husband designed. It was incredible and the talk of the wedding! Each page was laid out like a page in a video game manual. Lots of bright colors and each page was obviously a specific video game (Zelda, mario kart, donkey kong, etx) I keep telling my husband we should sell the outline on etsy. it came out amazing and I loved it. Even my very non-geeky mother appreciated the subtle touch of it. The traditional chair dance. So happy 🙂 Now I’m slightly out of order but what is a wedding post without a photo of the bride about the walk down the aisle. I don’t think I stopped laughing, smiling, or crying the entire day.
And the cake topper:
Post # 2
Very nice!! You guys look so cute together! I’m not a fan of video games, but for you guys i think it’s pretty cool how you incorporated your passion/hobby/interest????
You look very pretty, btw…and your groom is nerdy cute!!!! My type, too!!! lol
And OMG…love your pup!!!
Post # 3
Thanks Melissa! I’m all about the personal touches. We had so many and we got great feedback in everything! And it was all listed in the program so people wouldn’t miss it (if they didn’t want to!) from the fact that we made eachother’s wedding bands to how each table was named (and the centerpiece designed around) an important place or date location that we share together. It was hard coming up with 15 places (well, the first 10 or 11 were easy) but the last few…. and coming up with a way to make the centerpiece themed around that without looking tacky and still having a sense of cohesiveness with the other tables… it was a struggle but TOTALLY worth it.
Post # 4
I love your cake topper! Did you make it yourself? Such a great way to include the dog into your day.
Oh, and please, post pics\stories of your centerpieces. Such a great idea!
We’re naming our tables as airports we flew into to see each other, but I haven’t thought of designing centeroieces accordingly(
Post # 5
What wonderful ways to incorporate culture (Jewish and gaming)!
A Link to the Past is still the greatest video game ever made, imho. 😉
Post # 6
Here’s just a few examples as the photos didn’t come out great. Each table’s name was written on a white board with a drawing from a friend. They didn’t compeltely stay put but the sentiment was there. We have white boards all over our house as my husband is a software engineer and likes to brainstorm anytime he gets an idea. I’ve come to love it, honestly.
here the flowers are in six beer bottles. the labels are removed and cleaned. It looked pretty, promise
flowers were in beakers of varying sizes
other tables included: nantucket (with shells), boston public library (books between two vases), wachusett mountain (snowy pinecones), and las vegas (we had a mardi gras mask as we had stayed at the venetian!) and a few others as well! we had 15 tables including our own but our table didn’t have a theme (we did a sweetheart table)
Post # 7
Very interested in how you made eachother’s wedding bands????
Centerpieces are really nice, btw!
Post # 8
there are actually quite a few jewelers that do this! If you just google “make my own wedding band” and then the name of your closest city, you’ll probably be able to find it pretty quickly. That’s what we did. It was quite a fun experience!
Post # 9
Wachusett Mtn! 😉 Where did you get married? Was it at the Paine Estate?
Post # 10
You wedding looks gorgeous! So personal and creative and fun! I’m dying to see more pictures of the inside of the brochure—is there any way you could blur the personal info and post a photo or two? I’m absolutely in awesome of the cover and the idea.
Post # 11
It looks like you guys had such a wonderful time. 😀
All the little nerdy touches make me squee a little, as this is what we’re attempting, too. *Filed away in memory as inspiration.*
Post # 12
So sweet! I love the picture of your dog – and the cake topper, that’s fantatic! Congrats. 🙂
Post # 13
Wow! I love everything about your wedding. The subtly geeky theme made me smile. And that cake topper, awww! So cute. You looked gorgeous in your dress. You and your groom look so happy. Congratulations and a wonderful marriage to you and your man!
Post # 14
Omg your dog.
and the cake topper is my favorite!!!
congratulations on your wedding! You guys looked adorable and so happy!!!! Mazel tov!
Post # 15
Wonderful photos! And of course I love the ones with the dog and the cake topperrrr was awesome!