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Couple adds fandom touches for a fun and unique wedding style

We see so many beautiful weddings, sometimes we get a bit jaded, but every now and then, an event crosses our desk that just makes us smile. The unique, fall wedding of Emily & Dustin Eckel was simply one of those events. When a couple bonds over a combined love of Pokemon Go, you can expect their wedding to be a bit quirky and fun. These two self-described “nerds” wanted to make sure their wedding included the things about their personalities that made them special, and boy did they ever. They took details from all their favorite fandoms and video games and included them in their decor and styling. Not only did we love their special references, we fell in love with them. They are adorably cute, and there was such joy at this event that we can’t have a little fomo about not being on the guest list.

Invitations and paper products were heavy on graphic elements, and the bride’s bouquet was made of flowers crafted from the pages of a favorite book.

This sassy bride’s smile was simply infectious. We loved her lacy and super girly Kiyonna gown that she ordered online.

Light saber bouquet holders? Yes, please.

Groomsman gifts included matching superhero cuff links and socks.

This gorgeous open-air chapel is the Historic Pole Green Church. Listed on the Register of National Historic Places, this chapel sits on the site of  America’s first non-Anglican churches established in 1755 where the Rev. Samuel Davies stood to preach sermons to members of his congregation, including Patrick Henry.

This fun couple gave a nod to their love of gaming with Mario and Princess Peach figurines.

You don’t need to be wizard to catch their reference to the Harry Potter series in their specialty cocktail bar.

Guests signed in on one of the couple’s favorite albums from the Avett Brothers.

Photography: Awesomesauce Photography | Ceremony Venue: Historic Polegreen Church | Event Planning: McBride Events | Floral: Vogue Flowers | Wedding Cake: Pearls Bake Shoppe | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Catering: Mosaic Catering | Hair: HotHeads Mad About Hair | Wedding Dress: Kiyonna | Groom’s Attire: Mens Warehouse | Submitted via: Matchology

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