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Pirate & 60s Bride
Pirate & 60s Bride

I'm an offbeat 40+ bride! My hubby & I designed an upscale DIY Pirates of the Caribbean inspired wedding in a Napa wine cave (then a 1960s "Rat Pack"... View More

I'm an offbeat 40+ bride! My hubby & I designed an upscale DIY Pirates of the Caribbean inspired wedding in a Napa wine cave (then a 1960s "Rat Pack" reception in Temecula two months later). Amazing. Worth the wait to meet the right match; our wedding was way more creative than I could have ever dreamed. Happy newlyweds.

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6 months married!!! pic heavy
Katie, Yesterday at 2:59 AM

Today is 6 months of being married and I just wanted to share some pics from our ceremony and my wall in my bedroom that I have finally finished! We have officially decided to not have our big...

Katie, An hour ago 13
Cash bar
Kres, Yesterday at 3:57 AM

Is it really lame to do this to our guests? My husband (postponed wedding celebration due to covid) and I are getting no financial help for the wedding, which is okay. But that being said, we are...

Michaila, 2 hours ago 19
Dress on a budget
Jessica, Yesterday at 11:54 AM

I'm really struggling to find a dress that isn't super expensive. We're doing a beach thing with a handful of people until we can afford a bigger wedding where we have all our friends and family. So I...

Betty, 2 hours ago 17 1
Estrella, Yesterday at 10:49 PM

Hi! Anyone on here using/used Honeyfund on their registry. How does it work? How do you like it?

Estrella, 2 hours ago 2
Fiance miserable the whole time.
Francesca, on April 10, 2021 at 11:55 PM

So we've been together 10 yrs. We had found out I was pregnant 4 years ago but that wasn't really something we planned. He then became super negative about the pregnancy, we never had a happy moment...

Meghan, Yesterday at 8:30 AM 4
Head table, sweet heart table or what?
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What's everybody take?

Nikki, Yesterday at 9:25 PM 26
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Has Your Registry Changed?
Pirate & 60s Bride, on February 3, 2021 at 12:16 AM

Due to Covid, we had to cancel our delayed official honeymoon to France! 😢 But we did enjoy an amazing mini-moon after our wedding. 🥰 We created a Honeyfund and only tiny registries at BBB and...

Pirate & 60s Bride, Apr 10, 2021 17
Alteration cost
Danielle, on April 10, 2021 at 9:49 AM

Hi everyone. I just picked up my dress yesterday and scheduled my alterations with the dress shop. They are quoting me $550-$750. Is this a good price for this dress? I will say that...

Danielle, Yesterday at 11:31 AM 22 1
Worthwhile bachelorette party favors?
Danni, on April 9, 2021 at 4:39 PM

Hi lovely brides! I just booked my beach bachelorette and now I'm thinking about favors I can hand out for guests to have during the weekend. I've been to a few bachelorettes where I've gotten shirts...

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Bridesmaid color
Victoria, on April 10, 2021 at 10:45 AM

I’m trying to figure out what color to put my bridesmaids in. My wedding dress color is grey it’s called Esmee by Modeca. Our wedding colors are currently Dusty blue and white. We’re also using a...

Victoria, Apr 10, 2021 7
Need some advice
Missy, on April 8, 2021 at 4:26 AM

Hello! I'm a young bride and I need some advice. I feel like I'm panicking about planning my wedding and I feel like I have to make everything perfect and be a people pleaser, everyone just tells me...

Pirate & 60s Bride, Apr 9, 2021 12
Wedding colors with two themes
Latoya, on April 9, 2021 at 1:48 AM

Hello need help so my theme of my wedding is a two of two seasons with my Ceremony being fall in my reception being winter wonderland having the hardest time picking the color palettes and bridesmaids...

Latoya, Apr 10, 2021 6
Fiancé will have no family in wedding abroad, am i unreasonable?
Janani, on April 9, 2021 at 7:22 AM

My fiancé and I are having two weddings, one in India and one in the US. I am Hindu, he is Jewish. We have a lot of older relatives in the India who are unable to travel so we are having an Indian...

Michelle, Apr 9, 2021 25
My friend wants me to be in her wedding that is a week before mine. Do i say yes?
Sarah, on April 9, 2021 at 9:38 AM

Hello beautiful people! I don't know what to do! A close friend of mine got engaged a few weeks after me and I am so excited for them! However, about a week after my fiancee and I set our date she...

Hannah, Apr 9, 2021 12
Venues — what and how did you choose?
Sharonda, on April 7, 2021 at 8:37 PM

Venues can totally set the vibe, mood and theme for a wedding — rustic, chic, modern, classic, elegant, etc. What venue did you choose and why? Feel free to share pictures of your venue. What vibe are...

Jamie, Apr 10, 2021 30
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Celina, on April 8, 2021 at 12:01 PM

I don't have many friends. My very best friend is my fiancee corny I know. My close friends are all in different states and I don't like talking to my family about certain things. So years ago I got...

Celina, Apr 9, 2021 19
Brides of 2022! Show us your ring!
Kayla, on March 4, 2020 at 12:19 PM

Congrats to all of the 2022 brides! Now that they’ve put a ring on it, we’d love to see your bling! Come say HI & show everyone here your ring! 💎

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Halloween Weekend Wedding
Mia, on March 23, 2021 at 12:20 AM

Hi! We originally had our wedding planned for August 2021 but the venue cancelled all events this year due to COVID-19. We rescheduled to October 2022 with the same venue because it's our dream venue....

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Gold Accessories and Ivory Dress
Kendria, on April 7, 2021 at 10:35 PM

I have an ivory dress (really looks white).......but I am planning to add a gold belt, earrings, bracelet, shoes, and hair clip. What are your thoughts....would it look good? Does anyone have pictures...

Michelle, Apr 8, 2021 13
In the 100s!
Katherine, on April 7, 2021 at 11:10 AM

We have officially hit the 100s! Only 199 days to go! I'm so excited and ready for it to be here!

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