January may not be the most popular choice for vacationing but it’s becoming more popular in the wedding world for winter wonderland celebrations. In turn, that makes honeymoon planning a bit different. Choosing to travel throughout the winter months may seem tricky, but there are actually some incredible options! Some of the best reasons to …

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Bride and Groom getting married in a backyard wedding themed celebration

Transforming the backyard into something beautiful could be your ticket to the most perfect (and affordable) of dream weddings. Whether it’s your own, your parents, or a family friend, this is a great way to cut costs on high-priced venues and create a magical event to remember – for both you and your guests. With …

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Before you set the date, you’ll have to set the location. Even if you don’t want to rush the wedding or the planning, it’s a good idea to go ahead and book a spot in advance before your choices of times are limited. What are some ways to go about having a wedding? Do you …

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Pre-Wedding Tip

Avoid The Pitfalls Of A Drunk Wedding Guest As awesome as open bars can be, they can also create serious problems at weddings or anywhere else. If you think you may have an issue with a drunk-as-a-drunk-skunk wedding guest, use these tips to navigate the situation easily. Pre-Wedding Tip: Prepare, Prepare, Prepare Let’s say one …

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If you’re like me, you spend a lot of your time on Pinterest and wedding blogs. Even before I was engaged, I spent endless hours pinning over to-die-for centerpieces and learning about Momzillas. Now that I’m officially getting married, I’m browsing the Internet like it’s going out of style. But fear not. My phone battery’s …

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Planning a wedding is easily one of the most stressful things a person will ever go through. At times it can feel like a full-time job and as though it can be hard to see the vision coming together. If you are planning on an outdoor wedding, then there is a whole other element of …

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Creating a black tie wedding celebration is no different than planning for a bohemian-vibed party or a destination affair because it’s all in the details. But, what sparks that prepping all starts with one major decision and that’s the theme of the event. If you envision everyone in stunning gowns and tuxedos then a black …

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My wedding was beautiful, everything I could have wanted, and it came in at just under $10,000. I’m sure you’re thinking “how did she do that?”, and of course, you are. We all know weddings cost a mini fortune. The Knot’s most recent survey revealed the average cost of a wedding in 2017 was $33,391. …

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Organizing a wedding is no easy feat. There are tons of details to attend to and people who are going to be asking you all sorts of questions. What you need to do is make sure your wedding day goes off without a hitch and find the right people to help you pull off a …

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Want to go against the grain on your special day and rock a theme that stands out more spectacularly than the standard white dress and traditional vows? If you yearn for a uniquely unforgettable wedding, then look no further than our guide to doing your “I do’s” differently… Ditch the White Dress If you’re not …

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Planning for a wedding is not just about beautiful dresses, wedding invitations, and finding the perfect venue. You must also carefully consider various legal obligations and options to ensure you enter a safe, secure, and legal marriage to your partner. Here are the legal matters you should sort out before the big day. Apply for …

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Summer weddings are the epitome of romanticism. In movies, they take place on a white, sandy beach, where everyone wears floaty dresses and the sun is perpetually shining. However, the realities of planning your perfect summer wedding are never as glamorous. Although the big day may be what dreams are made of, you need to …

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Our smartphones make our lives so much easier, don’t they? Our planners, notes, the weather, our directions, convos, photos, and more are all packed neat and tidy in one place. And with one touch of our thumb we have it all at our literal fingertips. So, if we have everything else we need throughout the …

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Weddings can be a highly emotional time for families, and when you mix all of that emotion with varying personalities, things can quickly get out of hand. Instead of stressing, let us help you diffuse the situation. It’s your wedding. It’s your soon-to-be partner’s wedding. It’s not your family member’s big day. So what do …

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Although most aspects of a wedding are optional, you cannot do without a venue. You need a place to hold the wedding, whether it is a church or function hall. However, finding the right venue is no easy feat, as there are many locations to choose from. Whether you want to have your wedding in …

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In an era when the majority of couples have lived together before getting married, not to mention those remarrying and bringing together two households, the traditional wedding list is definitely on the wane. Guests nowadays are more likely to be faced with unusual gift lists – comprised of anything from gift vouchers to charity donations …

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How to Throw an Incredible Christmas-Season Wedding

There’s something incredibly magical about a winter wedding. The crisp air, the possibility of sparkling snow on the ground, twinkling lights on the homes of all of our neighbors, adding in a layer of the Christmas season infuses even more fairy-tale whimsy into the celebration. Elaborate decor, rich tones, indulgent dishes, ‘tis the season to …

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Metallic Tones

Every year we see new trends emerge. Whether it’s in fashion, beauty, interior design or, our favorite, weddings, there’s always something fresh to take inspiration from in the world of aesthetics. Today, we’re peeking at the top 10 wedding trends for 2017! From extra bits of green in every nook and cranny of the celebration …

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If your reputation in the punctuality department precedes you (i.e. your lack thereof), the prospect of rocking up fashionably late on your big day might indeed be causing you a bit of stress. Whether it’s because you take too long getting ready or lose all concept of time in the mornings, this guide should give …

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When you are planning a wedding, it is important to not only make sure that you are inviting all of the most important people in your life, but that every aspect of the event is tied into your central theme. Don’t have a theme just yet? That will be one of the first things you …

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What Is a Wedding Officiant “An officiant is someone who officiates at (i.e. leads) a service or ceremony, such as marriage, burial, or namegiving/baptism. Officiants may be ordained by any denomination as members of their clergy, or by secular/Humanist or Interfaith/Interspiritual religious bodies. Officiants differ from Chaplains in that Officiants serve the unaffiliated public at …

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great wedding speeches and toasts

Ultimate Guide to Writing & Delivering a Great Wedding Speech or Toast It doesn’t matter whether you’re giving a  bridesmaid speech, best man speech, father of the bride speech or the groom’s wedding speech. Giving a wedding speech or toast can be nerve-racking. It doesn’t have to be though.  Just follow some basic rules and …

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Complete Guide to Planning a Great Honeymoon

Guide to Planning a Great Honeymoon A honeymoon can be a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Before becoming overwhelmed with the destinations and logistics of it all, allow us to inspire you and ease your worries. Begin your honeymoon planning here, and find information on budgets, when to go, where to go, and more. Contents Your Honeymoon: Domestic …

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Complete Guide to Wedding Registries & Gifts

Guide to Wedding Registries & Gifts Your wedding registry puts down on paper everything you could possibly need and want after the rings have been exchanged. For most couples, it’s a chance to get everything you need for your home in one hit. Registering for gifts takes the guesswork out of gift-shopping for your guests, …

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50 Personalized Lip Butter Favors

Guide to Wedding Favors Over the years wedding favors have become increasingly popular. Guests often look forward to receiving a keepsake to take home with them after the wedding party. They add to the decor and theme of the reception, ranging from simple bookmarkers to elegant crystal to delicious, edible treats too! Need more help …

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Complete Guide to Bridal Showers

Guide to Bridal Showers Traditionally falling under the maid of honor and bridesmaids’ list of duties, planning the bridal shower is one of the more fun and light-hearted of the wedding festivities. But whether you’re the bride’s best friend or her mother, we don’t want you to stress. From etiquette to theme ideas, here’s a …

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The Ultimate Wedding Planning Guide

Wedding Planning Guide If it’s time to get down and dirty with the wedding plans, we’re here to get you started. Find wedding dresses, venues, cakes, invitations, photographers and much more. We have all the advice and inspiration you need to help plan the wedding you want. From the pre-wedding parties to exchanging the vows …

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How to Become a Wedding Planner – What You Need to Know Before You Begin a Career in Wedding Planning Do you have what it takes to begin a career in the wedding planning field? Becoming a successful wedding planner takes more than a business card and a business license. It takes hard work, long …

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When you are planning a proposal, you want to make sure that you have chosen the right engagement ring. However, the world of engagement rings can be a very confusing one. You may have questions about stones, styles and budgets and have absolutely no idea where to start. The good news is, that this simple …

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Your wedding is going to involve quite a few complicated elements. You’ve got to set a date, then figure out who is going to be invited from which side of the family. Invitations must be sent. A venue must be secured before that, and you’ve also got to figure out accommodations as well as the …

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The Complete Guide to Wedding Music, With Songs for Every Part of Your Special Day! Music is one of the most important elements for a successful and fun wedding. It sets the tone for either an elegant and romantic affair, or a lavish, wild party. Our complete guide to wedding music and songs will help …

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Best iPhone apps for weddings.

Don’t worry if you cannot afford a wedding planner–use one of the handy wedding apps for the iPhone to help you plan your big day. The following five are some of the best and niftiest wedding apps currently in existence. Find the one that speaks to you and go from there! iWedding iWedding makes it …

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If you’re saying your I do’s right into the new year, you’ll want to do it in a big, extra-special way. With a dash of sparkle and champagne too, we’re sharing 10 New Year’s Eve wedding ideas to inspire and get your brainstorming jumpstarted. Take a peek!

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Get inspired by the fruit of the season. The rich, deep colors of a blueberry, raspberry, blackberry or even a strawberries can ignite so many beautiful ideas for you warm-weathered event. From colors to wear and textures to flaunt, here’s some very berry, summertime wedding inspiration that will capture your heart! via Pinterest

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We all love the story of Romeo and Juliet, so why not have it inspire your big day a bit. Aside from the tragic ending, you can pluck out a some Victorian hints and use them in and around your big day. Take a peek at some Juliet-inspired wedding details that will add instant fairy-tale …

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