Introducing…Messages by WeddingWire!

Posted by Kim on May 10, 2016

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WeddingWire is excited to introduce Messages—the newest way to manage all of your vendor conversations!

With Messages you can keep track of your communication with vendors in one place, reply instantly through your personal email or WeddingWire account, and get real time notifications in your account when vendors reply. This is so important when it comes to effectively communicating with your wedding pros

Messages is available across desktop and mobile and will be coming to the WW app soon. To learn more about this new feature, click here. 

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:

10 Questions You’ll Be Asked After Buying Your Wedding Dress—and How to Answer! – Here are some common questions you’ll likely be asked, and how to respond if you want to keep the details of your dress under wraps until the big day.

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Photo by Pepper Nix Photography

10 Products to Help Relieve Stress While Wedding Planning – From aromatherapy candles to purifying face masks, these products can help you de-stress.

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10 Watercolor Details for Your Wedding – Just click through the slideshow to see some of our favorites!

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Photo by Photo by Basia

7 Things NOT to Do at Your Bridal ShowerEnsure that both you and your guests have an amazing time and your bash is memorable with these tips!

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Photo by Sera Petras Photography

How to Prep to Party All Night at Your Wedding – Here are some pre-wedding words of wisdom to help you avoid completely crashing on your wedding night.

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Photo by Reminisce Photo + Film

Most Popular Wedding Beauty Styles – By State

Posted by Kim on May 02, 2016

When it comes to choosing your wedding-day look, it’s important to have an idea of the general style you want your hair and makeup to reflect. Do you want your look to have a rustic chic vibe or perhaps something more modern or glamorous? Turns out certain styles are more popular in some parts of the country than others. We asked our users to share which wedding-day beauty look they love most—check out the interesting results!

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For more wedding hair and beauty inspiration check out our photo galleries »

Happy 9th Birthday, WeddingWire!

Posted by Kim on May 01, 2016

This past weekend, we celebrated WeddingWire’s 9th birthday! Nine years of vendor reviews, free planning tools, a vibrant community of couples, advice, inspiration, and much more, to help turn your wedding vision into reality. We’re so excited to see what the next nine years will bring, but for today, we’re celebrating by consuming sweet treats and toasting with our favorite beverages. Happy Birthday, WeddingWire! Can’t wait to see what the next nine years will bring.

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It’s time for our weekly real weddings recap! Today, we’re sharing five weddings with inspiration for any style, from a glam California ceremony to a laid-back (and lobster-filled) wedding in Maine. Check out each gallery below!

Pink and Teal Minnesota Wedding – Kalin and Nick were married at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Saint Paul, Minn. followed by a reception at Courtyards of Andover in Andover, Minn. on November 21. The couple opted for a bold pink and teal color scheme. Don’t miss the bridesmaids’ pretty gowns!

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Photo by Eric Vest Photography, Inc. 

Glamorous California Hotel Wedding – Kiran and Ajay were married at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, Calif. on August 1. Their wedding was filled with traditional Hindu elements, including a gorgeous mandap and the groom’s horseback processional (called a baraat).

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Photo by Lin and Jirsa Photography

Summer Maine Barn Wedding – Betsie and Keith were married at the Historic Alna Meetinghouse followed by a reception at the Round Top Barn in Damariscotta, Maine on September 12. Our editors can’t get enough of this quintessential New England wedding, including the yummy lobster feast! We also love their rustic-chic decor, such as wildflower centerpieces and checkered table linens.

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Photo by The Maine Tinker Studio

Classic Minnesota Summer Wedding – Kate and Stephen were married at the Cathedral of Saint Paul followed by a reception at 413 on Wacouta Event Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota on July 18. Everything about their wedding was timeless and classic, from the bride’s A-line gown to the gold and white tablescapes at the reception. Plus, we can’t resist their adorable pup, Cooper, who was a part of the big day.

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Photo by DnK Photography

Chic Outer Banks Estate Wedding – Janna and Sam were married at The Whalehead Club in Corolla, N.C. on May 29. Peach and ivory created the perfect palette for this Southern spring wedding. We especially love the bride’s amazing bouquet (it weighed more than five pounds!) of peonies and garden roses.

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Photo by Genevieve Stewart Photography