The wedding cake business is a racket. When my wife and I got married, I seem to remember the extravagant wedding cake cost something like 2,000 smackeroos. And while it looked beautiful, it actually didn’t taste that great.
Geeks have proven, time and time again, that they’re an extremely creative bunch, especially when it comes to wedding proposals. From fake iPads to custom video game level proposals, to Kinder Surprise proposals, geek guys and girls have gone the extra mile to surprise his or her significant other with the proposal of a lifetime.
When you meet your girlfriend at a Battlestar Galactica party, you better have something special lined up for an engagement ring when you eventually propose to her. I mean, really lay some cubits out and show her how special she is.
Wedding invitations don’t get any geekier than this. Bill Porter and his fiance Mara really wanted to come up with invitations that popped and screamed geek all the way. With their wedding theme being ‘Circuits and Swirls,’ the power couple put their heads together to come up with DIY invitations that involved circuit boards and embedded LED lights.
Look at these beautiful Game of Thrones inspired wedding invitations. These Stark and Targaryen designs should really rock your coming nuptials. They were created by Etsy seller Nimbi Designs and are pretty classy.
When you care enough to give the very best, you’d best give it in something as awesomely geeky as this custom TARDIS ring box, built by Modelmaker Paul Pape. Give it to your favorite companion and let them know how you feel.
If you were eyeing that flash mob wedding that was up for sale on Gilt, then too bad, because it looks like someone already beat you to it.
News about the 20-grand proposal offer first made its rounds on the interwebs about a week ago.
One of my guilty pleasures growing up were the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Though I’m not sure that I would have wanted Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello, and Raphael crashing my wedding reception with their sword- and nunchuk-wielding antics.
Some Star Wars fans really go all-out, and this custom-designed R2-D2 engagement ring is no exception. This is no cheap Cracker Jack box trinket – oh, remember when the prizes weren’t all made out of paper?
Nerds will do some pretty strange things for their love of Star Trek. Nerds like newlyweds Jossie Sockertopp and Sonnie Gustavsson. They have the honor of being Britain’s first known couple to get married in a Klingon wedding and were married at a Star Trek convention over the weekend.
People fall in and out of love all the time. Unfortunately, some couples decide to break up after making all sorts of wedding plans and preparations. Not only is that exceptionally heartbreaking, it also results in a whole lot of wasted time and money.
Cake artist Claudia of Cakerific freely admits that she’s come a long way since her first Optimus Prime cake, and I have to agree. It’s amazing what a couple of years of regular baking practice will do for you.
You know, I kind of like Claptrap from the Borderlands games, but I have to admit, he was also really, really annoying. Still, he made the game a little more interesting with his stupid banter. He’s just not as cool as R2-D2.
If you absolutely have to join the collective of two and get married, you might as well go all out and have a wedding cake that features a starship battle over top of that fondant. Remind yourself that Wolf 359 is where the Borg battle took place, and don’t Wolf it down as fast as you can, 359.