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About a month ago I connected with another bride, Ariel, in southern California on a fantastic bridal-networking site called Offbeat Bride Tribe (named after the founder's book, Offbeat Bride).  She was past her wedding and had a veil to give away. I was lucky enough to have her ship it to me for free and it arrived today! It's a "blunt edge (faux) pearl veil" that's been attached to a clear hair comb (the kind you'd use to keep your hair back, not to actually comb it). I'll post photos later, but here's something similar:
Ideally, I'd like to make my own short birdcage or bandeau/venetian birdcage veil, but with all the projects we have to finish, it's nice to know that I have a back-up in case the DIY version doesn't work out.

    What's our story?

    Tarah works for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and has been living in Sacramento for nearly all of her earthly years. She lead a mostly uneventful life, though she always had a love of written, visual and performance art, holds an interest in politics and still can't resist animals.  Josh is a former punk rock musician who is back in college, volunteers with the Sacramento SPCA and blogs about the video gaming industry at 1Up.Com(Electronic Gaming Monthly). He was born in California and traveled around, mostly growing up in  Reno, NV and Southern Oregon.  With his band, he toured the U.S., Canada, and Europe. After the disolvement of his band and a couple years of contemplation, the groom moved from Portland, OR, down to sunny Sacramento.  A month later, the bride found his platonic ad on Craigslist. He was looking for locals who could show him around town, and Tarah knew just the right places to go. The two started a wonderful friendship that blossomed into the unbreakable relationship they enjoy today.  They share strong values for equality amongst people, humane treatment for animals, using diplomacy before voilence, and respectful care of the environment through personal responsibilty and accountability.

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