Hello Garden! I know throughout my wedding planning process I relied heavily on research from the Internet, and the wedding blog community to help me find inspiration and plan my day. I wanted to share with you a few of my favorites and also hear which sites you ladies used for all your planning.
Who doesn’t know about Style Me Pretty? I mean honestly?! Even before I was engaged or even thinking about planning my wedding, I was on that site every single day. So much inspiration and beauty in one place, it’s a brides dream come true!
I really love how they also break up real weddings by region like California, Destination, New York, etc. So many ideas for the soon-to-be bride.
The Wedding Chicks is not only great because there’s tons of wedding inspiration to view, but aslo so many awesome free printables for all your wedding needs. I used their printables on my dessert bar goodie containers, and they were adorable!
Another one of my favorites is Green Wedding Shoes. This site is chock full of real weddings, galleries, vendor searches, and a great section on DIY wedding projects.
These sites sure helped with ideas, what about you? What are some of your favorite wedding blogs to check out?
If you’re trying to do something a little different for your centerpieces, Martha Stewart Weddings just posted these awesome non-flower centerpieces. And most of them are DIY!
I was very happy to see that our wedding was featured on The Bride’s Cafe Blog earlier this month!
“Welcome back to our next featured wedding…..Traci & Richard. Their lovely wedding was sent over by the INCREDIBLY TALENTED James Carson…..this is Jame’s first time stopping by the cafe and I’m so happy to share his beautiful work with you. Traci & Richard’s wedding took place at Falkner Winery, such a gorgeous venue and James captured their wedding day so perfectly…..such wonderful details and they are such a cute couple….let’s check out all the magic from James….Enjoy!”
If you haven’t checked out The Bride’s Cafe for inspiration, please do! The amount of creativity on that site blows my mind. They have some of the best DIY I have seen in the industry.
I read a lot of wedding blogs. I have them in my Google Reader and catch up every morning over coffee. From reading all of these, I know that my dress conundrum is not unique. While home in early April, I innocently tried on my dress (purchased in NYC) at a local Wisconsin shop. My stepmom and future mother in law had not seen the dress and it was an opportunity for them to see the dress before the big day, and try on some mother of the bride/groom options.
Better get started now!
And if you haven’t started using Google Reader, you must. (It’s the only way to read 100 blogs a day). What other blog readers does everyone use?