Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

Irish Wedding Customs, Superstitions, and Lucky Traditions.

We have all heard the expression “the luck of the Irish”. When a bride begins planning a wedding based on Irish customs, it is very true that much of what she does will be based on trying to bring good luck to the marriage and to shun bad luck at the same time. Irish weddings […]

6 Tips to Not Be an Annoying Couple on Social Media

We spend a good amount of our free time scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, and at least once a day we look at a post that makes us say “Oh god, why?” Everyone knows “that couple,” and you, my friend, are one beautiful new relationship away from sliding down the slippery slope into Annoyingville. (Population: You […]

8 Things You Didn’t Realize Annoy Your Bridesmaids

Annie Gabillet Bridezilla? Who? Me? Of course, most brides want to avoid being high-maintenance. But with all the pressure of planning a wedding, you’re bound to take some of it out on your bridesmaids or simply let things fall through the cracks. In order to be the best bride and friend you can be, we asked […]

The New Rules of Wedding Etiquette

In the world of wedding hashtags, up-to-the-minute status updates and tweets, we bring you the most common social-media-related wedding faux pas—and discuss what to do instead. (You’re welcome.) By Simone Hill If You’re Planning Your Wedding Call your parents before pressing “post” or “tweet” to announce your engagement. Your close friends and family will want […]

At-Home Wedding Reception Planning Secrets

Sentimental? Yes. Simple? Not always. Here’s what you may not know about planning a backyard wedding celebration. When it comes to weddings, there really is no place like home. Maybe your parents have an amazing lakeside house, or Grandma has that perfect country cottage. But odds are your childhood homestead isn’t quite prepared for 150 […]

10 Cold Weather Wedding Tips

by Tara Block   Fall and Winter may not be prime wedding seasons, but really, why not? Sure the weather’s unpredictable, but there are many benefits to planning an off-season wedding. Booking vendors and locations won’t feel like Bride Wars, your guests won’t be suffering from wedding guest fatigue, and each sentimental season offers cozy, romantic settings. The key […]

How to Deal With the Elements of Winter Weddings

White wedding in the forecast? Sounds beautiful — just make sure you’re prepared for the winter weather. By Anja Winikka Dress Appropriately You don’t have to forgo outdoor photos just because you’re getting married in the winter. Just make sure you’re prepared with warm attire to avoid shivering your way through your photo session. Find […]

Winter Weddings Dos and Don’ts

Temperatures are dropping, snow is falling — and for you, wedding bells are ringing! Here are our tips to make your winter wedding fabulous. By Kate Wood Weddings aren’t just spring and summer affairs these days. More and more couples are opting to marry during what used to be the “off season” for nuptials, and […]

Festive Christmas Wedding Ideas

I’m getting married on September 1st, but Christmas brings out my wildest wedding fantasies. I’m drawn to its technicolor lights, grand sense of tradition and elaborate ornamentation. Above all, the holiday spirit of togetherness magnifies what’s already supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. These amazing photos from real weddings submissions […]

Winter Wedding Cakes

By Anja Winikka Wedding Cake Flavor For your winter wedding, pick a cake that tastes like winter. What does winter taste like, exactly? Think rich flavors — and don’t be afraid to stray from the traditional white cake. Consider a caramel spice cake filled with caramel and a buttercream frosting, or an orange chocolate cake […]