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    Posted on Nov 18, 2013

    12 Legitimately Awesome Nontraditional Wedding Themes

    Hope your brain doesn't explode from inspiration overload.

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    For when you can't decide on which color is your favorite.

    Groomsmen | Socks
    Table Setting | Ribbon Chairs | Rainbow Cake | Heart Cake
    Tulle Dress | Bow Chairs | Bouquet | Colorful Tights

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    A sports-themed wedding doesn't have to be garish. These examples show how elegant a baseball wedding can be.

    "What a Catch" | Flower Girl
    Baseball Bats | Baseball Centerpiece | Baseball Shoes
    | Invitations | Vendors | A League of Their Own Wedding

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    The perfect setting for an outdoorsy summer wedding.

    Summer Camp Wedding | Canoe Cooler
    Camping-Themed Wedding
    Mountain Cake | Log Dessert Stands

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    You can wear flowers in your hair, a nontraditional wedding dress, and use colorful blankets and rugs as easy decorating pieces.

    Streamers and Flowers | Paper Flowers and Cookies

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    Winter venues are usually a lot cheaper to rent than summer ones, and BONUS: You can turn it into a magical snowy wonderland.

    Shoes | Plate | Snowflake Bouquet
    Flower Crown | Pine Needle Centerpiece | Pine Cone Bouquet | Cake | Holly Candles | Centerpieces | Holly Bouquet | Couple | Favor Box
    Holly and Pinecone Decor | Berry Decorations

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    An absolutely dreamy idea for a forest wedding.

    All photos from Tricia Fountaine.

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    A glitter-themed wedding is a great way to create a celestial or gilded atmosphere while keeping the scene elegant.

    Square Sequin Table Runner | Chevron Table Runner
    Glitter Programs | Glitter Table | Congratulatory Confetti
    Glitter Ombré Nails | Glitter Place Cards | Sequin Tablecloth |
    Flower Girls | Glitter Bodice Dress

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    If you keep EVERYTHING simple, you can create a gorgeous setting without having to spend a ton of money on decorations.

    Black Metal Wedding Ring | Aisle | White Cake
    Lily in Glass | Glass Torch Centerpiece | Diamond Planter | Gypsy Dress
    Menu and Paper Crane Chandelier | Invitations | Menu | Calligraphy Invitations

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    You know you're at a graphic designer's wedding when...

    Feather Shoes | Lollipops
    Votives | Table Chart | Tulle Dress
    Bridesmaid Dresses | Cards

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