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A Geeky Wedding Tutorial by Stephanie Pacheco

I’ve learned a lot of things within the last nine months about the ups and downs of planning a wedding, and trying to make it unique to you. Nowadays it’s a lot easier, and more common place to hear about newlyweds creating their own geeky wedding. Which is great! However, there are also a lot of unforeseen complications with friends and family reacting to your…personal style. These are just a few tips, and personal observations, from a geeky lady who never thought she would have to plan a wedding.

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For the record, my fiance and I love both of our families. Second, we are poor as sh*%, and don’t really have funds to help pay for a wedding. Third, our families have been amazingly supportive and offered to help create the wedding our dreams. They just didn’t know it would involve no real flowers, DIY decorations, dyed hair, tattoos, and non-uniformed wedding decorations. No pastels?! Gasp! When the parents heard our wedding colors were red and black they looked like someone stole their favorite toy. His mother is still trying to convince me that real flowers for the bride are just appropriate. Did I mention we’re making paper roses out of several different types of paper products?  Including my bouquet? Amazing, right? Not to the Mom’s. In the beginning my fiance and I came up with a few creative ideas for our wedding like a Steam Punk theme or a cute video game themed wedding cake. Who doesn’t want a Super Mario wedding cake?! Not to the Mom’s. Which brings me to my number one rule…

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Show your love for POP! Shoppe! The place to get all your Handmade Pop Culture Needs!

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Have you guys ever wanted to show your love for your favorite show or comic book so much so that you’re willing to wear it, and yes, even drink from it?

Look no further! A new shop has just opened on Etsy called POP! Shoppe!  This little online store showcases custom designs by Lauren H, a TV and movie writer with a love for geek & pop culture. Featured right now is the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Glass Oval Necklace, Hunger Games and Parks & Recreation mugs. You may custom order the glass, oval necklaces and choose from several other designs like Batman, Angel, and The Simpsons, as well as different colors.

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Glass Oval Necklaces $10.00

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