Marley Madding (she/her) holds a B.A. in English Writing from Rider University, and her work has been featured in Equally Wed, Dance Spirit Magazine, The Dangling Modifier, Intermission: A Documentary (Official Selection of IndieFEST Film Awards 2020; Global Shorts 2021 Pick), and more.
From a New York first date to a New Orleans fall LGBTQ+ wedding with a second line and Polaroid guest book
The couple didn’t want anything too extravagant for their LGBTQ+ wedding, but did want to elicit a vibrant feel from their chosen plants and flowers,...
These California boyfriends surprised each other with destination double proposals in Santorini, Greece
Long Beach, California, husbands-to-be John (he/him) and Julio (he/him) met on Christmas. John discusses some of the details of their destination double proposals.
A destination elopement in Iceland with freshly picked blue lupine bouquets for pansexual brides
After deciding to have a romantic destination elopement, wives-to-be Sarah (she/her) and Devon (she/her) traveled from their home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Iceland for...
Rehearsal dinner outfit inspiration for nonbinary and genderqueer marriers
Your rehearsal dinner is a chance to wear something totally different than your wedding day apparel. Have fun finding the perfect ensemble!
A Gatsby-inspired vow renewal at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia
Nate (he/him) and Randy (he/him) married during the pandemic, scaling down their originally scheduled ceremony in favor of an intimate affair and planning a large...
These college sweethearts celebrated their engagement with a summer portrait session at the Art Institute of Chicago
To celebrate their engagement, the two husbands-to-be spent a weekend away and had engagement pictures taken at the Art Institute of Chicago. The engagement photographer...
After six years of long distance, this gay couple got engaged in a modern penthouse summer proposal in Las Vegas
When it came time to propose, KT wanted to pop the question during the summer, as the couple loves the warm weather. The logical location...
Surprise engagement with a champagne toast for high school sweethearts
Knowing that family was an important part of their relationship, Olivia invited family members to celebrate after Jacey said yes.
A private proposal with an opal-and-rose-gold engagement ring
The ring was everything Sophie dreamed of: a rose gold band with an opal stone in the middle. Overwhelmed with emotions, Veronica asked, “Will you...
Romantic fairy-tale photo shoot for engaged Disney lovers
Daniel and Tony’s romantic engagement photos were taken at La Casa Feliz in Winter Park, Florida, a romantic venue replete with cobblestones and greenery that...
A New Orleans wedding with elegant blush pink details, lace wedding gowns and a second line
After more than eleven years together and a pandemic-induced rescheduling of their wedding date, Corryn and Kaleigh finally tied the knot in an elegant wedding...
Something old, something new and everything in between: a wedding day packing list for brides, grooms and marriers
In the excitement and emotions leading up to your wedding day, it can be easy to get swept away and leave key items at home....
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