Wedding Ideas

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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Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

The Best Bachelorette Party Favors for Games and Goodie Bags

These bachelorette party favor ideas aren't just the perfect swag for welcome bags, gift baskets, and game prizes—they're also a great way to say thanks.

By Naoimh O'Hare, July 28, 2021

Wedding Decor

How to Have a Beach Wedding

Planning to say "I do" by the water? Here's everything you need to know about planning a beach-themed wedding.

By Samantha Iacia, July 27, 2021

Photography & Video

How to Create the Very Best Wedding Photo Album

Creating the very best wedding photo album might seem like a herculean task, but by following these eight steps, it's sure to be a breeze.

By Whitney Teal, July 27, 2021

Wedding Flowers

28 Protea Wedding Bouquets That Are Bold & Beautiful

Whether you're into a bohemian, tropical, or classic theme, these show-stopping protea bouquets will make your wedding flowers pop.

By Samantha Iacia, July 23, 2021

Wedding Guests

Here's Exactly What to Wear to a Fall Wedding As a Guest

Got a loved one tying the knot this autumn? Before you pick out a new outfit, check out our guide to fall wedding guest fashion.

By Naoimh O'Hare, July 23, 2021

Invitations & Stationery

15 Wedding Program Ideas to Outline All the Ceremony Details

If you're thinking about adding these paper products to your big day, here are some of our favorite wedding program ideas and designs to consider.

By Samantha Iacia, July 22, 2021

Wedding Songs & Music

31 Wedding Last Dance Song Ideas from the Experts

We asked music pros from around the country to share their favorite last dance wedding songs—and share some of our own favorites!

By Kim Forrest, July 22, 2021

Wedding Decor

19 Chic Wedding Photo Backdrops for Frame-Worthy Pictures

Make every pic from your big day shine with these simple and romantic wedding photo backdrops that you can buy online.

By Laura Hampson, July 22, 2021

Relatives

34 Memorable and Meaningful Gifts for the Mother of the Groom

When it comes to buying wedding party presents, moms deserve something extra special. These gift ideas for the mother of the groom are just the ticket.

By Naoimh O'Hare, July 22, 2021

Speeches & Traditions

The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Speech Order & Writing Toasts

Weddings are a blast, but the speeches—whether heartfelt or hilarious—remind everyone why they’re there: to celebrate two people in love. This wedding speech guide covers all the basics.

By Lindsay Pietroluongo, July 21, 2021

Wedding Fashion

7 of the Best Places to Buy Flower Girl Dresses

Make the littlest love in your life feel extra special in one of these adorable flower girl dresses.

By Laura Hampson, July 21, 2021

Relatives

The 35 Most Thoughtful Gifts for Any Mother of the Bride

Not sure how to thank your mom or future MIL for all their love and support? Get the mother of the bride one of these unique gifts.

By Naoimh O'Hare, July 21, 2021

Bridal & Wedding Showers

All the Bridal Shower Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

If the thought of proper bridal shower etiquette makes you roll your eyes, don't fret. Here are some updates to the modern bridal shower that will still make your Grandma happy.

By Lauren Rodrigue, July 21, 2021

Bride & Bridesmaids

45 Courthouse Wedding Dresses for Your Civil Ceremony

Planning a small ceremony but don't know what to wear to a courthouse wedding? Try these courthouse and city hall wedding dresses on for size.

By Samantha Iacia, July 20, 2021

Advice and Etiquette

How Much Does a Destination Wedding Cost?

If you're in the early stages of wedding planning, you might be wondering how much a destination wedding costs. The answer might surprise you.

By Kim Forrest, July 20, 2021

Married Life

Is There an Ideal Age to Get Married? Here's the Answer.

What's the average marriage age in the U.S. and is that actually the ideal age to wed? We've got all the answers and more.

By Jenn Sinrich, July 15, 2021