Happy Friday! Our favorite real weddings from this week include a romantic elopement in Colorado, a beautiful mansion wedding in Pennsylvania (the bride wore a blue wedding gown!), and a springtime wedding in Seattle, Washington. Keep reading and click the links below to see the full galleries!

Spring Seattle Restaurant Wedding – Kristin and Derek were married aboard the Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry followed by a reception at Ristorante Picolinos in Seattle, Wash. on March 14. They decided to get hitched on the ferry because of the beautiful skyline views it offered. P.S.: Don’t miss the bride’s unique apricot sapphire engagement ring!


Photo by B. Jones Photography 

Lush Pennsylvania Mansion Wedding  Kristin and Jim were married at The Manor House at Prophecy Creek Park in Ambler, Pa. on October 10. The bride wore a stunning mint blue ballgown and carried an equally pretty bouquet of cafe au lait dahlias, roses, astrantia, and dusty miller. Are we the only ones noticing a Cinderella vibe here?


Photos by ME Photo & Design LLC

Rustic Nevada Ranch Wedding – Bridget and Jason were married at Legends Ranch in Las Vegas, Nev. on November 7. Their romantic garden ceremony was filled with cheerful sunflowers and candlelit lanterns. Bonus: Bridget walked down the aisle in her bare feet!


Photo by The Amberlight Collective

Vintage Florida Garden Wedding  Katie and Cory were married at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden in West Palm Beach, Fla. on January 16. Their one-of-a-kind venue featured artsy details, which they accented with a coral and navy blue color scheme and vintage chic decor. Fun fact: The bride works at WeddingWire!


Photo by Daniel Lateulade Photography

Snowy Colorado Mountaintop Wedding – Jodi and Devin eloped and were married overlooking the Rocky Mountains in Winter Park, Colo. on November 21. “Over five days, we visited the Denver courthouse, drove up winding mountain roads to Winter Park, stayed in a beautiful home, cooked almost every meal, explored the quaint downtown, drank lots of warm coffee, read by the fireplace, and in the middle of all of that, got married too,” Jodi said.


Photo by Emily and Daniel LLC 

One of the first (of a million) questions you’ll be asked after you get engaged is: “Have you set a date?” The “when” question is a big one, so we asked 6,000 couples to share when they got engaged and married. Turns out May through October is the most popular time of year to get married (no huge shock there), but June wins the prize for the most popular month to wed—with 16% of 2015 weddings occurring in June. And the most popular month to get engaged? Turns out the holiday season is also prime engagement season—December takes the cake, with 16% of 2015 engagements happening in December. Check out our infographic below and our 2015 Newlywed Report to learn more.




It’s the last week of February, and here at WeddingWire, we have warmer weather on our minds! This week, we’ve picked five real weddings full of bright and cheerful colors that will have you thinking spring, from an intimate backyard wedding in South Carolina to a wedding at sea in Key West. See the full galleries below!

Chic California Garden Wedding – Bonnie and Thomas were married at The Garland in North Hollywood, Calif. on November 14. Their wedding took place in a romantic garden, and they said their vows beneath a stunning floral arch.

Chic California Garden Wedding - Noteworthy Weddings

Photo by Noteworthy Weddings

Nautical Florida Boat Wedding – Emily and William were married on the Schooner Hindu followed by a reception at the Eyebrow House at Villas Key West in Key West, Fla. on December 19. This couple got engaged on a boat, so it was only natural that they said “I do” aboard one, too!

Nautical Florida Boat Wedding - Foto by Freas Photography

Photo by Foto by Freas Photography

Blush New Hampshire Inn Wedding – Hilary and Mike were married at Trinity Church in Cornish, N.H. followed by a reception at The Common Man Inn & Spa in Plymouth, N.H. on June 13.  Their classic spring wedding was filled with pink decor and vintage accents.

Blush New Hampshire Inn Wedding - The Maine Tinker Studio

Photo by The Maine Tinker Studio 

Intimate Spring Backyard Wedding – Katie and Haywood were married on a friend’s property in Wadmalaw Island, S.C. on June 13. We’re loving the bright floral arrangements and the couple’s tropical pineapple motif, which they included on everything from the invitation suite to their custom koozie favors.

Intimate Spring Backyard Wedding - Molly Joseph Photography

Photo by Molly Joseph Photography 

Bright Virginia Vineyard Wedding – Carleigh and Conner married at King Family Vineyards in Crozet, Va. on June 20. A beautiful mountain backdrop set the scene for this chic soiree. Don’t miss the closeup of the bride’s peony bouquet!

Bright Virginia Vineyard Wedding - Megan Vaughan Photography

Photo by Megan Vaughan Photography 

Best Dressed Brides, Bridal Shower Quizzes and More!

Posted by Caitlin on Feb 24, 2016

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

12 Ways to Display Your Wedding PhotosCheck out these 12 creative display ideas that can help you decorate your home with your favorite wedding moments!


Photo by The Karma Photography

How to Approach Your Wedding Menu Tasting Like a FoodieThese tips are perfect for helping you select the menu for your wedding!


Photo by Riverland Studios

What Type of Bridal Shower Should You Actually Have?Take the quiz and find out!


Photo by Rachel May Photography

What to Do If Inclement Weather Postpones Your Wedding We reached out to the pros for advice on how to deal when Mother Nature becomes an uninvited guest. See what they said here!


Photo by Sam Stroud Photography

The 10 Best Dressed Winter BridesFrom cozy cover-ups to lovely long sleeves, here are 10 brides who made our winter best dressed list.


Photo by Alyona Photography

Celebrity Wedding Inspiration and More!

Posted by Caitlin on Feb 17, 2016

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

8 Easy Ways to Get Jade and Tanner’s Wedding Day Look – If you were loving these bachelor and bachelorette alum’s wedding day then check out how you can get their look!

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Photo by @johnandjoseph

10 Celebrity Proposal Sites – Browse through the slideshow to get the inside scoop of where and how these stars proposed!


Photo courtesy of @evalongoria

11 Ultra-Romantic Valentine’s Day ProposalsWe rounded up some of our favorite lovey-dovey proposals from over the weekend.


Photo courtesy of@callme_denise

8 Date Night Ideas Under $50 – we compiled 8 out-of-the-box date ideas that are all under $50!


Photo by Leah Marie Photography

Kids and Weddings: Etiquette Questions, Answered! – Check out these most-asked questions, and how to handle them.


Photo by Carley K Photography