Monthly Archives: October 2010

>Offbeat cake toppers!


Etsy seller Melabo ( makes awesome offbeat cake toppers!

You can check her out here:


Art Nouveau, OH YES!

Amazing Art Nouveau pieces:

>The Knotty Knits: etsy loves… challenge complete.

>The Knotty Knits: etsy loves… challenge complete.: “so… it just hit me the other day… i have completed my task. a treasury on etsy every day for a full month. i completed that task this …”

I am inspired to take the time on treasuries again. Thank you to my friend Jessica Stone. I hope every Etsian reads this short and sweet post.

>Truly offbeat ideas

>Part of being an offbeat wedding blog is accepting all kinds of ideas and lifestyles that don’t fit the mainstream ideas of “normal”.  We not only accept these wonderful differences we celebrate them.  Here are a few cool wedding products that do not fit into Barbie and Ken’s white wedding.

Groom and Groom Gay Wedding - 8 x 10 Archival Print
Groom and Groom Gay Wedding 8×10 print

Rosydesignsonline has super cute prints available in a his/his and hers/hers wedding options.  I think this would be a great gift.  I bet Rosydesignsonline would even create these into wedding invitations. 

Same Sex  Wedding Cake Topper - Signature Series
Same Sex Wedding Cake Topper

Theenchantedcupboard creates all kinds of wedding cake toppers but these are my favorite.  I especially like that the couple is multi raced.  Completely custom varieties are also available.  

Gothic Tiara- A Stitch In Time of Neo Victorian Splendor
Gothic Tiara

EJPcreations allows Gothic flare to come to life with this Neo Victorian tiara.  Handcrafted out of clock hands this piece would work for the Steampunk bride in the very best way.  Individuality is celebrated at this wonderful Etsy shop.

Classic 50s 4-Tier Tulle Crinoline 22 inches
Classic 50s 4Tier Tulle Crinoline

Swankunderpinnings has amazing style.  1950’s retro with today’s modern colors.  Any bride wearing this will feel special and unique.  I love the variety of color coordinating crinolines available.  Add a matching hair fascinator or sash from Swankunderpinnings.  Can you imagine how a vintage dress would look with this under it?  WOW!

>Wedding Budget

While trolling around the Internet for wedding planning ideas I happened upon this great printable wedding planning budget on A budget is probably the most important thing you can do to get ready for your wedding day …. And also the least fun thing, but essential for everything to run smoothly. This is just a basic budget of course so expand it where you need to, but it is a great starting point. Happy planning 🙂

>Offbeat Wedding Party Attire Options


“Spare your bridesmaids the cost of a dress they’ll hate and only wear once.
As an added bonus, Cushzillas fit all heights and body styles so nobody feels self-conscious!
Big boned or small breasted? No problem in a Cushzilla because you CAN’T TELL!. Your friends will love you for it!”

>Eco Chic Wedding Ideas

>I can totally understand why my carbon footprint is important, even if I haven’t done everything I can to reduce it.  For the wedding couple that is making every effort in having the most Eco friendly wedding…..

These tumblers were originally wine glasses that are now reused and created into a set of glasses anyone would enjoy.  Perfect for the entire wedding reception as favors or as a gift to the Eco conscious wedding couple.  Bottlehood has vision!

Set of SIX TUMBLERS made from Recycled Wine Bottles

10eisha is one of the originators of cruelty free feather wedding products.  All of the feathers in her amazing items are collected without any harm to the birds.  She can also go vegan and recycled at a clients request.  Her Eco friendly supplies can be purchased for your own DIY wedding adventure at

LaurenLoweDesigns takes the time to do Eco friendly invites right.  There are no new trees used the the production of these invitations.  All of her designs are original and super chic!

Eco friendly - Spring Mist - Wedding Invitations

>Wedding Reception Centerpieces Inspirations

>Here are some amazing ideas for wedding reception centerpieces. It always amazes me how the strickenly beautiful ones are always the most simple as well.

>DIY- Wedding Card Box

>Here is a great video on how to make a wedding card box. The perfect addition to your gift table, as well as a beautiful decorative accent. Now all those important cards won’t get lost during the course of the big day.