Cool Couple at Catalyst Ranch, Photo by Victoria Sprung

Welcome back to #WeddingWednesday, our semi-weekly column where we bring you wedding tips, tricks, crafts, interviews, and interesting Chicago wedding happenings. 

Lauren Smith, our Gala Girl at Catalyst Ranch, shared this photo of a crazy cool Lego cake topper with me, and it got me thinking about the endless possibilities for a Geek-Chic Wedding!   I started browsing the interwebs for more cool personalized touches that hip geek couples put on their weddings, and . . . wow!  Who knew, some grooms actually get married in Batman suits?!  I was so inspired by the playfulness and whimsy and beauty of these couples, I thought I’d share a few resources to start planning your cheeky geeky wedding!


Lego wedding cake topper

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The Design



If you are looking for some geek-tastic graphic design for your wedding, Nikki Spencer of Nerdy Girl Designs is your go-to-gal!  She can create the perfect Save the Dates, Invitations, and Thank You Cards to celebrate your union!  Just look at this adorable baby announcement Nikki designed that captures each family member’s personality!   Ask about off-beat engagement photos too!


baby announcement

Baby Announcement by Nerdy Girl Designs

The Dress

Now, not everyone wants to get married in a Wonder Woman costume or full-on Renaissance gear.  You can still have a pretty white dress, but flaunt your style by adding cheeky geeky accessories.  Check out the When Geeks Wed blog for inspiration on how to infuse your wedding day look with Super Powers!  Love the shoes!

Bam headband


The Decor

If you are looking for more inspiration for a funky, funny, freaky, or fairy tale themed, wedding, check out this slide show.  One of my favorites was a Harry Potter Theme Wedding which didn’t miss a single detail!  They even had vials of Felix Felicis and Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans!  The table assignments corresponded to the Houses, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin!   (I wonder who the Sorting Hat put in Slytherin!) http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/harry-potter1

harry potter wedding

No matter what your style, here is my insider tip for every couple!  The second annual Wedding Recyclery is happening at Loft on Lake this Sunday!  This event is a garage sale of sorts where you can find vintage tabletop items, vases, candleholders, jewelry, shoes, and more!  Shop smart and support the Chicago Green Wedding Alliance!


Loft on Lake, 1366 W. Lake St., Chicago

Sunday, April 27th from 11 am – 2 pm

$5 donation, to benefit the Chicago Green Wedding Alliance

Check out all the details are here!


Check out our Wild Weddings Board on Pinterest to see a Dr. Who themed engagement photo shoot and more ideas!  Please share YOUR ideas in the comments section below!

Tardis Wedding Cake because . . . why not?!

Tardis Wedding Cake because
. . . why not?!