November 18, 2015 3:00 PM EST

She had envisioned a nice day for a white wedding, but now a jilted Florida bride’s dress is stained with all sorts of colors — and she couldn’t be happier.

Kiley Manulak, of Tampa, was engaged for two years before her fiance sent her a devastating text: He didn’t want to marry her. Crushed, Manulak decided there was only one thing to do: destroy her wedding dress.

So Manulak and her bridesmaids wore their dresses to the Color Fun Fest in Tampa, an event that combines electronic dance music and India’s Holi Festival, where people throw brightly colored powder at one…

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