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This Carnaval-Themed Wedding Included A BIG Surprise

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    When it comes to wedding inspiration, nothing is quite so magical as seeing what real couples do for their big day. Since 100 Layer Cake is our source for peeping the most beautiful ways brides and grooms say "I do," it'll feature weddings from Australia to Napa and everything in between. Brides beware: You're going to want to pin just about everything you see. And even if you're not engaged, you'll want to check it out just for the love story.
    We love surprises, don’t you? That's why we think it’s totally cute that Carlos and Laura surprised their guests with "La Hora Loca," a Latin wedding tradition that revives the party late at night with a Carnaval-esque theme. (Think masks, feather boas, and a conga line — what a hoot!) But, even before that big reveal, this pair had us pretty impressed with their DIY invites, hand-painted signage, and romantic brass touches — all captured by Love is a Big Deal.

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