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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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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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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By Lynette Gamble The wedding of your dreams doesn’t have to take place during the popular wedding months. A winter wedding can be spectacular, and you’ll enjoy significant financial advantages.While the summer months remain the most popular time of the year to say “I do,” many couples are choosing a winter date for the big …

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1. Dr. Scholl’s Mole Skin: Probably our favorite item on this list. Your wedding day is not the day to be limping around with blisters from your shoes rubbing in all the wrong places. Pre-remedy this by slapping moleskin on in all the places where there’s potential to rub. 2. Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder: A good …

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For most brides, the notion of throwing a winter wedding feels more than a little crazy. If you don’t live in the Bahamas, there’s simply no way to guarantee a smooth ride. Even if the rain can be trusted to keep its distance, there may still be strong winds to contend with. You’re probably asking …

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It’s in the back of every bride’s mind: “What if it rains on our wedding day? The day will be ruined, all plans will shift, it won’t be what I have always imagined” and so on. Relax. Even if you picked the sunniest of sunny locales, there’s still always a chance of precipitation. Example? I …

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So — you’ve caught the candy buffet bug.You’re not alone. More and more brides want to see a tower of sweets at their reception. Motives differ: some like how buffets allow guests to hunt and pick according to their personal sweet tooth. Others like the fairytale flavor. Candyland, Babes in Toyland, Willy Wonka: some of …

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Handy Checklists & Guides That Will Help You Plan Your Wedding. The Ultimate List of Lists. Before you start scrolling through this post, you might want to make sure you have some time to get lost in wedding planning bliss. We’ve pulled together all the top wedding guides, infographics and wedding planning checklists from over the years …

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A Simple To Follow Guide for Addressing Wedding Invitations Perfectly Every Time We’ve talked a lot about how to word wedding invitations in our ultimate wedding invitation guide. It is often one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding, so we decided to create a simple to follow chart that helps you get wedding invitations …

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  Wedding Accessories. Know Your Earring & Necklace Styles You’d be surprised just how many brides we talk to who don’t know the basics when it comes to a bridal necklace and wedding earrings. We’ve pulled together a simple infographic below that should help. Nothing too much to learn, but hopefully it can be useful.

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Top 10 Wedding Planning There’s a ring on your finger. Now what? It’s time to start planning your wedding, that’s what. Welcome to our comprehensive online guide for brides. There is a lot to do, but don’t freak out because the internet is a wonderful place for finding tools to make wedding planning easier. Definitely check …

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So you’re registered, yay! (Check out this post for the 20 kitchen must-haves on your registry.) Now the gifts will start to roll in, and with all the other wedding to-dos, thank you notes are probably the last thing on your mind. Breath! It’s time to get organized. Receiving gifts for your new life together …

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We’re sure that you’re up to your ears in checklists as the blushing bride-to-be. Countdowns, stationary dos and don’ts, proper etiquette tips, oh my! In life, it’s always good to have a gut check, and weddings are no exception. Use this all-encompassing checklist as a general guide throughout the wedding-planning process, or as a final …

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nyc wedding photo

You’ll remember your wedding day for the rest of your life. The memories will stay tucked away inside, safe and secure, so that all you need to do is close your eyes to see it all again. Still, it’s nice to preserve some special mementoes. Over the years, memories can become a little hazy. They …

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We’re not saying your wedding is going to be boring (no way!), but guests love activities. It’s a fact. Avoid the before and after-dinner slump with fun, festive games for your guests to enjoy. From a simple “How well do you know the couple?” crossword, to an olympic sequence of lawn challenges, there are games …

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wedding checklist

Planning a wedding takes time and patience. This is especially true if you’re planning a large affair, but is equally applicable if you’re only planning on inviting a handful of people. It’s often the case that as you get deeper into your wedding preparations you’ll uncover more things which need to be attended to, and …

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While wedding websites and social media status updates have become commonplace for sharing wedding details, printed newspaper announcements are still considered special (especially if the newspaper is The New York Times). Announcement details vary from paper to paper, but it’s best to obtain the publication’s requirements like word limit, picture size, deadlines and associated fees …

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maid of honor duties

As the Maid of Honor, you  have a whole lot of stuff to do! You are the bride’s go-to person, helping her get things done and providing emotional support every step of the way. Acting as Maid of Honor and performing all the necessary duties also helps prepare you for your own wedding! Being chosen …

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wedding guest list

Wedding planning is, well, let’s call it “uniquely stressful.” Despite the many stresses that come with planning a wedding, you don’t want to look back on this special time and wish you had enjoyed it more and otherwise “experienced the moment” instead of freaking out all the time. With that in mind, let’s take a look at …

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wedding planning checklist

Planning the ultimate wedding celebration? Help yourself out and otherwise make life easier by using the following checklist: 16 to Nine Months Prior to the Wedding Start A Wedding Binder. Fill it with pages from wedding and lifestyle magazines–this way you’ll have a ton of great ideas in one place. Create A Budget. Work out a reasonable budget that …

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