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Planning a wedding is a truly magical experience. We’re offering our expertise to help make the planning process fun and stress-free for you from beginning to end. From decor inspiration to vow help, we’ve covered it all in our articles.

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Planning Basics

Brunch Weddings: Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Daytime Celebration

You don't have to be an early bird to enjoy the benefits of hosting a brunch wedding. We talked to wedding-planning experts to help you plan the ultimate morning event.

By Kim Forrest, April 22, 2021

Bridal Hair

21 Beach Wedding Hairstyles for a Simple & Easygoing Look

Whether your hair is short or long, curly or straight, these beach wedding hair ideas will keep it looking stylish without being overdone.

By Samantha Iacia, April 21, 2021

Wedding Reception

Your Wedding Reception Order of Events: A Simple Step-by-Step Timeline

What comes first, the speeches or the cake cutting? Plan a memorable celebration with this wedding reception order of events.

By Kim Forrest, April 21, 2021

Places to Celebrate

15 Rustic Wedding Venues in New Jersey for the Ultimate Country-Chic Celebration

If your style leans more barn than ballroom, check out these rustic wedding venues in New Jersey for your big day.

By Kim Forrest, April 20, 2021

Planning Basics

17 Wedding Details Every Couple Forgets (But Shouldn’t)

Check out our wedding details checklist you’ll want to remember before you leave the house on your big day.

By Kim Forrest, April 19, 2021

Honeymoon Advice

Who Pays for the Honeymoon—and How?

Wondering who pays for the honeymoon? Here's our best advice for funding the trip of your lifetime—and how to get your loved ones to chip in.

By Lauren Rodrigue, April 19, 2021

Wedding Guests

Here's What You Should (and Shouldn't) Wear to a Summer Wedding as a Guest

You sent your RSVP and bought a gift from the registry—now, you just have to figure out what to wear. Read our top tips on summer wedding guest attire right here.

By Naoimh O'Hare, April 19, 2021

Wedding Decor

25 Red Wedding Theme Ideas to Steal for a Bold Color Palette

See why these dramatic ideas were made for anyone considering a red wedding theme (and don't worry, we're not talking about that Game of Thrones scene).

By Samantha Iacia, April 16, 2021

Planning Basics

7 Small Wedding Details Not to Share Before Your Big Day

There should be an element of surprise on your big day, especially when it comes to these small wedding details.

By Kim Forrest, April 16, 2021

Bride & Bridesmaids

How to Shop for a Wedding Dress That's Sustainable and Stylish

Striving to live a little more sustainably? Find out everything you need to know about shopping for an eco-friendly wedding dress.

By Naoimh O'Hare, April 16, 2021

Places to Celebrate

10 Wedding Venues in Portland, Oregon That Won't Break Your Budget

Your wedding venue is important, but so is having room in your budget for other wedding day expenses. Take a look at these wedding venues in Portland, Oregon that give you the most bang for your buck.

By Samantha Iacia, April 15, 2021

Bride & Bridesmaids

7 Wedding Dress Trends That Will Be Everywhere in 2022

We've got your first look at the newest bridal trends and what's going to be popular for wedding dresses in 2022.

By Samantha Iacia, April 15, 2021

Married Life

14 Affordable Wedding Anniversary Ideas That Are Actually Fun

You don't have to spend a fortune to celebrate a special milestone. These wedding anniversary ideas on a budget are inventive, celebratory, and enjoyable.

By Kim Forrest, April 15, 2021

Planning Basics

Your 3-Month Wedding Planning Timeline

If you're planning a wedding in 3 months, here's an all-encompassing timeline for couples to make sure you check all the boxes.

By Kim Forrest, April 14, 2021

Wedding Guests

24 Custom Wedding Gifts for the Couple Who's One of a Kind

If you're looking for a truly incredible present for an engaged couple you love, these personalized wedding gift ideas will be treasured forever.

By Naoimh O'Hare, April 14, 2021

Wedding Party

11 Things Your Bridesmaids Do NOT Want to Hear

Your bridesmaids have lives, jobs, families, and budgets, and should be respected. To that end, be mindful of how you treat each ‘maid and avoid the following phrases.

By Kim Forrest, April 12, 2021