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Geeky Bride’s Guide To Planning An LA Wedding

June 17, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Sweet E's Bakery)

(credit: Sweet E’s Bakery)

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(credit: Whimsic Alley)

Wedding season is upon us and if you are a geeky bride in Los Angeles, you don’t want to have the run-of-the-mill wedding. Geek brides are unique and want to have a wedding that showcases their personalities. Here are a few of the main aspects you need to do to begin to plan your ultimate geek and nerdy wedding here in LA.

Geeky Wedding Planner

(credit: Wish Wonder Dream)

(credit: Wish Wonder Dream)

Wish Wonder Dream

380 S. Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
wishwonderdream.com

A geek bride needs help achieving their geeky wedding dreams. A great wedding planner like Wish Wonder Dream can help you have a beautiful, geeky wedding. You need to have a wedding planner that has done geeky weddings in the past and is open to all your themed wedding ideas. You should have someone who will support your ideas for a Muppet and Star Wars-themed wedding and help make it a reality.

Nerdy Wedding Venues

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(credit: henson.com)

Jim Henson Studios

1416 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 802-1587
leasing.henson.com

Location is key for a wedding and there are so many amazing places you can have your geek wedding in LA.

For example, if you love anything related to movies, the Muppets, or anything Jim Henson or Charlie Chaplin, you can rent out The Jim Henson Studios for the big day and get all of the above. It’s a perfect location filled tons of history as it originally was Charlie Chaplin’s movie studio. It was later bought by the Jim Henson Company and a Kermit dressed as Charlie Chaplin greets you as you enter the studio gates. It encompasses everything a geeky bride could want.

(credit: Whimsic Alley)

(credit: Whimsic Alley)

Whimsic Alley

5464 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(310) 453-2370
www.whimsicalley.com

Want a Harry Potter-themed wedding? Rent out Whimsic Alley, a hall designed to look like the Halls of Hogwarts. It’s another example of a location encompassing all the qualities a geeky bride could want in a location.

Whatever your geek wedding theme, is there is something in LA that can fit your wedding theme.

Custom Printables For The Geeky Bride

(credit: Paper Source)

(credit: Paper Source)

Paper Source

Multiple Locations
www.paper-source.com

After you settle on a location you have to get the Perfect Geeky Wedding Invitation. If you want custom wedding invitations done locally, head to your local Paper Source. They can turn any geeky design you come up with into fun save-the-dates and wedding invitations. They not only offer custom invitations, but custom labels, address stamps and more.

Geeky Wedding Cake Designs

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(credit: Hansen Cakes)

Hansen Cakes

1072 S Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 936-5527
www.hansencakes.com

Having a cake that not only fits your geek wedding theme, but tastes amazing is very hard to find. If you want a cake that looks like R2D2 or like the Doctor Who Phone Booth you may want to check out Hansen Cakes. They make amazing cakes with butter cream frosting which makes these cakes so unique. Most customized cakes use fondant to make sculptured cakes, but Hanson has perfected the art of sculpting butter cream.

(credit: Sweet E's Bakery)

(credit: Sweet E’s Bakery)

Sweet E’s Bakery

1417 S Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(323) 422-8885
www.sweetesbakeshop.com

Another bakery that can capture you’re geeky dream cake is Sweet E’s Bakery. They’ve made everything from a Storm Trooper cake to a mixed comic super hero cake. This bakery can capture any character or geeky theme you’d like for your special day.

Find The Perfect (Geeky) Wedding Dress

(credit: Dolly Couture)

(credit: Dolly Couture)

Dolly Couture

18637 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 389-5980
www.dollycouture.com

A dress that fits you’re theme can be tricky to find. Luckily Dolly Couture is the go to Bridal shop for customized and Retro wedding dresses. You can find amazing dresses and great services as they have a NO UNHAPPY BRIDES policy. Want a Star Wars Death sewn into your wedding dress, Dolly Couture can surely can pull it off.

Vanessa Diaz is a freelance writer and blogger. You can find her on her blogs The Queen of Swag and Disney Domain. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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