10 Weddings with DIY Elements That Add a Personal Touch

10 Weddings with DIY Elements That Add a Personal Touch

Making things for your wedding isn’t just for small, rustic ceremonies. With a long enough timeline and the help of loved ones, even the most lavish weddings can feature some DIY touches that fit with any theme or idea. Here are ten weddings of all sizes, budgets, timelines, themes, and levels of DIY that will spark inspiration for anyone wanting to add their own personal style to their wedding.

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50 Moments of Pure Queer Joy

50 Moments of Pure Queer Joy

This pride month is especially meaningful, as we mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising which brought visibility to LGBTQ+ issues and the community’s struggle for equal rights. We still face a great deal of discrimination in this world, but no one can dampen the light of love shone from these couples. To honor the sacrifice of every one who has helped the community reach this point, we are highlighting 50 moments of pure queer love and joy from past Catalyst couples. Thank you for sharing your love and light with us and the world!

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10 Unique Ways to Bond with Your Wedding Party

10 Unique Ways to Bond with Your Wedding Party

You lucked out when you met your partner and the wacky bunch who would one day become part of your wedding party. Here are 10 unique ways to bond with your wedding party before the wedding.

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Real Couples // Love Hard, Dance Hard: Crystal + Michaela

Real Couples // Love Hard, Dance Hard: Crystal + Michaela

Crystal and Michaela have been through so much with one another, and they finally got married. They both unknowingly bought really similar dresses, which was super adorable when they finally saw one another. They also “shared" their bridesmaids back and forth, and during prep all of their friends were running from one room to the other. When it came time for the ceremony they walked each other down the aisle in a real show of their love for one another. They partied that night until their feet and the bottoms of their dresses were completely dirty and black. It was such an amazing day for two amazing women. 

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Real Couples // Courthouse + Irish Pub + Purdue Wedding: Sarah-Jean + Kent

Real Couples // Courthouse + Irish Pub + Purdue Wedding: Sarah-Jean + Kent

Sarah-Jean and Kent have always been unconventional in their views including how they felt about big weddings. This of course translated into their own wedding where they decided to have a small, intimate ceremony at the courthouse surrounded by their family. Even though the wedding was a small affair, there was still thought behind the details such as the bride’s dress sewn by her mother, the handmade paper bouquet & cupcakes for dessert. Despite several things going absolutely wrong on the wedding day (all day rain, bride’s hair falling flat & walking around a parking garage looking for a misplaced car) everything came together and the celebration of their love was just so right.

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