If you’re in the process of planning summer or autumn nuptials, our top real wedding picks this week are for you! From outdoor ceremony ideas to colorful decor, we know you’ll find something that will leave you feeling inspired and excited. Check out the full galleries below:

Pink California Golf Course Wedding – Supriya and Neel were married at Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. on September 26. The bride looked beautiful in a beaded fuchsia saree, while her bridesmaids were pretty in pink. At the end of the night, the newlyweds surprised their guests with a special treat: a visit from the In-N-Out Burger food truck!


Photo by Lin and Jirsa Photography 

Vintage Washington Garden Wedding – Anna and Josh were married at Jardin del Sol in Snohomish, Wash. on August 14. The rainy Pacific Northwest weather didn’t stop this couple from holding an outdoor ceremony. We love this adorable snapshot of them making their way down the aisle just after saying “I do” in a downpour!


Photo by Julie Bulanov Photography 

Intimate California Cottage Wedding – Caitlin and Bobby were married at Plateau Edge in Murrieta, Calif. on June 5. The view of the Santa Rosa Plateau from their mountaintop ceremony site was unbeatable. Colorful bouquets and decor added an extra-cheerful touch to the big day.


Photo by Nicole Marie Photography 

Modern Rustic California Wedding – Ariel and Hilary were married at Smith’s Flat House in Placerville, Calif. on August 9. Their favorite part of the day was exchanging their handwritten vows. “I read mine first and couldn’t stop crying tears of joy,” Hilary said. “As I finished, Ariel began her vows. They were short and sweet, but she ended with a quick story.”


Photo by Stout Photography

Fall Mansion Wedding in Texas – Kendall and Ryan were married at Stonegate Mansion in Fort Worth, Texas on October 2. Dark cranberry red tones with pops of dusty blue, orange and green were the perfect colors for their outdoor garden soiree. Their reception tablescapes are a must-see!


Photo by Sarah Rizy of Lightly Photography

Groom Advice, Bridal Shower Ideas and Much More!

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 06, 2016

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our Ideas Section! To help you get through the week, this Wednesday we’ve rounded up some of our favorite slideshows and articles! Check them out below:

“Should I set my date or choose my venue first?” – To help you decide which planning order is best for you, we’ll take you through each of three scenarios


Photo by Lovers of Love Photography 

7 Things to Do Before Putting on Your Tux Here are some last-minute details we think you should take care of before putting on your tuxedo.

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Photo by Abbey Lunt Photography

15 Must Have Details For Your Spring Wedding – We’ve gathered a few of our favorite steal-worthy spring details including lush florals to playful colors.

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Photo by BTW Photography

10 Creative Bridal Shower Themes You’ll Love – From tacos to tea parties, here are a few fun ways to celebrate the bride-to-be!

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Photo by Tara Peddicord Photography 

The 5 Reasons You MUST Hire a Videographer For Your Wedding – Check out these reasons why we think you should hire a videographer for your wedding day!


Photo by Thirteenth Moon Photography 

Fun Facts: The Big Day

Posted by Kim on Mar 31, 2016

For the final installment of our series sharing the results of our 2015 Newlywed Report, we’re talking about the nitty-gritty details of 2015 weddings. One of the most surprising details we learned in our survey was that nearly three-quarters of couples go over-budget. This just reinforces the importance of setting a budget early on, and using an online tool to help you stay organized. Also, we found it interesting that the average number of wedding guests is 120. How many guests are you having at your big day? Learn more interesting wedding details in the infographic below. And don’t forget to check out our 2015 Newlywed Report for lots of helpful info!


TGIF! It’s that time again when we share our favorite real weddings from the past week. Today, we bring you beautiful and romantic inspiration for any style, from a classic winter wedding in Texas to an out-of-the-box flamingo-themed wedding in Florida. Happy browsing!

Winter Texas Estate Wedding – Sidney and Seth were married at Rustic Grace Estate in Van Alstyne, Texas on January 2. They complemented their classic pastel color scheme with fun accents (think sparkles and metallic gold) that added a bit of whimsy to the day. We love that the bride wore glitter-covered sneakers!


Photo by Julia M. Photography 

Flamingo-Themed Florida Wedding – Melissa and Christopher were married at Southern Division in Islamorada, Fla. on January 30. Their oceanfront nuptials featured a unique flamingo theme, with eclectic decor in various red and pink hues. The real show-stopper of the day? The bride’s rose-patterned wedding gown.


Photo by SO Photography 

Navy Illinois Barn Wedding – Tracy and Adam were married at the Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake, Ill. on August 8. They said “I do” beneath a floral-covered archway, followed by a romantic reception in the barn. Their rustic-chic decor included pops of pink, gold and burlap.


Photo by Lightbloom Photography

Pink Pennsylvania Hotel Wedding – Shauna and Andrew were married at the George Washington Hotel in Washington, Pa. on June 14.”Our vows were one of my favorite details,” Shauna said. “They were handwritten and incorporated the best aspects of our relationship: completion, passion, love, and humor.”


Photo by Lauren Pearlman Photography

Ethereal California Inn Wedding – Katie and Mark were married at Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula, Calif. on January 22. Sophisticated, beautiful and romantic are just a few of the words that come to mind for this wedding. We’re swooning over their boho-chic decor (that tablescape!), including the bride’s bouquet and the inventive moss-covered escort card display.


Photo by Lovers of Love Photography

Floral Wedding Details, Wedding Day Advice and More!

Posted by Caitlin on Mar 24, 2016

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our Ideas Section! To help you get through the week, this Wednesday we’ve rounded up some of our favorite slideshows and articles! Check them out below:

20 Pin-Worthy Wedding Details – Filled with either fresh blooms or ethereal calligraphy, there is no question as to why these wedding details are so popular!

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Photo by Enderes Photography

5 Ways to Make Your Mom Feel Special on Your Wedding Day Take a look at our list of five ways to make your mom feel special on your wedding day.


Photo by Aaron and Jillian Photography

20 Things You Shouldn’t Ask a Couple on Their Wedding Day On a couple’s wedding day, they’ll likely have a thousand things running through their minds. Help them stay calm and even-keeled by NOT bothering them with lots of questions.

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Photo by Mandy Owens Wedding Photography 

20 Ways to Treat Yo Self During Wedding Planning – We suggest you turn off your phone, relax, and indulge in one of these activities.

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Photo by Jennifer Van Elk Photography

15 Unexpected Ways to Use Flowers at Your Wedding – Check out some of our favorite and unexpected ways to incorporate flowers on your big day.

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Photo by Carrie Wildes Photography