My name is Elissa, My fiancé's name is Stephen and we are so excited to get married! I love wedding planning so far and especially the forums!

Add Friend Message


December 28, 2022

561days 17hrs : 50min


Let Me See Your Ring Boxes!
edecker in Wedding Attire, on October 31, 2018 at 4:07 PM

After about an hour of obsessing over velvet ring boxes in so many shapes and sizes, i want to see everyone's ring boxes! One of my favorite photographer detail shots is of the rings in their pretty...

edecker, Feb 21, 2019 58 1,469
Tiara came in!
edecker in Wedding Attire, on March 8, 2018 at 5:53 PM

I just got my tiara in from amazon for $18.99 +shipping! I am so excited so I’m sharing here! Anyone else getting a tiara? Anyone else got something super exciting in the mail recently?

edecker, Feb 11, 2019 63 1,574
Couples getting married on May 11, 2019 in District of Columbia
edecker in District of Columbia Planning, on December 19, 2017 at 9:32 AM

Hey Date Twins! Its so cool that Wedding Wire has a way for us to connect like this! What have you all started planning already? Where in the DMV are you getting married at? I'd love to get to know...

Kristin, Nov 21, 2018 10 135
Dress Reveal / Dress try on - Advice?
edecker in Parties and Events, on November 8, 2018 at 4:45 PM

Hello WW! Has anyone else done a dress reveal or dress try on party? I previously posted my dilemma about not having everyone i love there for my "yes" moment, so with your advice i have decided to do...

Maggie, Nov 9, 2018 27 1,025
Reset ww Checklist?
edecker in Account Support, on October 23, 2018 at 1:12 PM

Is there a way to re-set the WW checklist? The old checklist had tasks in a very specific order and i had planned things out per month and per date even. The new tool lumps everything together into...

WeddingWire Support, Oct 29, 2018 7 443
How did you pick your wedding party? (bridesmaids)
edecker in Etiquette and Advice, on October 24, 2018 at 10:01 AM

It seems like a super simple idea, you pick a few people you love to come and party with you, to stand with you, and to celebrate with you on your wedding day and celebrate your new marriage! However,...

OnCloudRawls, Oct 25, 2018 34 868
Who is walking you down the aisle? and why?
edecker in Wedding Ceremony, on September 12, 2018 at 1:25 PM

I have been thinking about and seeing a lot about the processional order lately, and i am curious who you are having walk you down the aisle and why! Are you sticking with tradition and walking with...

Chandra, Oct 24, 2018 142 1,262
Dress Advice? / Rant
edecker in Etiquette and Advice, on October 12, 2018 at 10:52 AM

I don't even want to post this because everyone will think I am stupid, but I have an issue that I want to ask for some advice for, and to rant about the hole I have dug myself into. Wedding Wire is a...

edecker, Oct 15, 2018 44 1,033
a Blog for the Boys (and Brides) Favorite Blogs?
edecker in Etiquette and Advice, on August 10, 2018 at 11:16 AM

Check it out! I found this blog "A Guy's Guide to Wedding planning" and FH loves it! I love it too, its hilarious!!! I know the groom that wrote it (distantly) and it is both informative and funny!...

Andrea, Sep 26, 2018 1 82
How soon is too soon for E-pics?
edecker in Planning, on July 25, 2018 at 12:35 PM

My FH wants to wait until he gets accepted into the union apprenticeship (which would be January) until we pick a date and start booking the venue and vendors. However we have done our research and...

Taylor, Aug 2, 2018 23 272
Southern Maryland Photographer suggestions?
edecker in Maryland Planning, on December 27, 2017 at 12:45 PM

I am looking for suggestions on SOMD Photographers particularly for engagement photos. Often times an engagement session comes with wedding photography, so general photography suggestions work too ...

Heather, Jun 13, 2018 1 33
Too much? - Roles cards / Bridal Party
edecker in Etiquette and Advice, on December 20, 2017 at 3:36 PM

bridal cards Is it being bridezilla/extra of me to provide cards to my bridal party with their duties, details for the day, their attire, and (to be frank) what we expect them to pay for? I created...

T P, May 4, 2018 166 7,333
Wedding Announcement Etiquette
edecker in Etiquette and Advice, on May 2, 2018 at 11:02 AM

What is the etiquette for wedding announcements? Do you send them to people that couldn't come? Send them as thank you cards? Do you send them like Christmas/New year cards? Do you send it to people...

Karma, May 2, 2018 16 605
Welcome Signs! (show me yours! where to buy? Diy?)
edecker in Do It Yourself, on January 26, 2018 at 1:45 PM

inspirationamazon example ($$&dollar Todays Focus: My welcome sign. I have my 3 inspirations and am looking to merge the three into something I love. However, chalkboard signs seem to...

futureMrsG, Mar 31, 2018 36 3,193 1
Back After Venue Tours! Tips + Advice
edecker in Planning, on March 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Hello WW friends! FH finally took a day off of work for us to go see some venues! We booked 3 tours at 4 venues (two venues were by the same person so I count it as 1 tour) We had scheduled them for...

Mrscolón, Mar 19, 2018 64 1,295
How Many Venues Should You Visit in a Day?
edecker in Planning, on March 7, 2018 at 12:32 PM

I know that all things planning can get very exhausting if you try and pack too much in at once. You shouldn't make 8 dress appointments in one day, you shouldn't meet 10 photographers in a day, I...

Brittany, Mar 7, 2018 68 1,651
Swan Point & Photographers
edecker in Maryland Planning, on March 1, 2018 at 4:37 PM

Anyone looking at Swan Point as a venue? Anyone had a wedding at Swan Point? Can anyone Suggest Maryland photographers who HAVE shot at swan point?

Munchkin9218, Mar 6, 2018 5 131
Bridesmaid's Gifts Questions
edecker in Do It Yourself, on February 7, 2018 at 3:14 PM

To begin, I know my wedding is far away, I have not asked my BP yet, I am not buying gifts yet, this is all theoretical and for planning purposes. I have a list of who I would like to be my BP, but I...

Brittany, Feb 8, 2018 21 699
The Crown / Reign Wedding Tiara Inspiration
edecker in Wedding Attire, on February 6, 2018 at 9:17 AM

There's two new Netflix shows out right now, The Crown about queen Elizabeth of England, and Reign about "bloody Mary" aka Mary queen of Scotland. I LOVE watching Reign as there are many queens,...

Tobemrs.knudson, Feb 6, 2018 27 853
Color scheme help! What are your wedding colors?
edecker in Style and Décor, on December 1, 2017 at 1:11 PM

I have to give credit to @FutureMrsS because her post made me really question my own color scheme and wonder what everyone else is doing for theirs? I LOVE pink, and plan on pink and white being my...

Sara, Feb 3, 2018 127 1,128
WeddingWire celebrates love ...and so does everyone on our site! Learn more


WeddingWire article topics