Anyone got engaged over the holidays? Whether you’re just jumping into wedding planning (congrats!), or if you’re in the thick of it, these off-the-beaten-path ideas might make you rethink the way you select details for your wedding day. These 9 non-traditional wedding ideas from past Big Fake Wedding Events to steal will prove that fresh spins on tried and true staples go a long way in making your wedding day a memorable one for your guests!

For anyone who is not familiar with this event, The Big Fake Wedding is a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding. It’s not your typical way of wedding planning – shop for your vendors from a wedding crasher’s perspective (sounds way more fun, right?). Since they are the experts at taking a nontraditional approach, we’ve asked them to come up with a few alternative details you can work into your own wedding. Dear off-beat bride, this one is for you!

1. Bouquet Alternative: Bridesmaid Floral hoop (from San Antonio feature)

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Photo Laraina Hase Photography, florals Madly and Love Blooms
2. 9. Table Number Alternative: Cactus (from San Antonio feature)

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Photo Laraina Hase Photography, calligraphy Chrissy Makes

3. Wedding Dress Alternative: Jumpsuit (from NYC feature)

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Photo Alicia King Photography, dress Nathalie Kraynina Bride

4. Bar alternative: Get Cozy Caravan (from Baltimore feature)

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Photos L.A. Birdie Photography, bar Cozy Caravan Club

5. Seating Alternative: Floor table with pillows + ottomans (from Raleigh feature)

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Photo Megan Morales, event design Hobnob Occasions

6. Wedding Cake alternative: Stacked Pie (from Big Fake Wedding Seattle)

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Photo Breanna Marie Photography, pie bar Eastside Specialty Cakes

7. Favor Alternative: Popsicles (from Dallas feature)

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Photo Ciera Chante Photography, popsicles Steel City Pops

8. Guest Book Alternative: Fingerprint Guestbook (from Big Fake Wedding Seattle)

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Photo KNDM Co., guestbook Flutterbye Prints

9. Photo Booth Alternative: Vintage Bus (from Big Fake Wedding Seattle)

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Photo KNDM Co., photobooth Shutter Bus Co.

Thank you to The Big Fake Wedding for sponsoring this post, and thank you for supporting our sponsors!

1 comments
  • Christina

    My wedding is on its way, I am glad that I came across this blog today. It is superb, I liked all the non-traditional wedding ideas very much. Using a caravan is something that I would prefer for my own wedding, I found it really out of the box and astonishing.
    The event planner Blueberry Events provide really great backdrops for parties and backdrops for events, my family is a fan of their services. In case you have an upcoming event you can avail their services.