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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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Invitations & Stationery

When to Send Wedding Invitations

Wondering when to send wedding invitations? The key is to avoid sending them out too early or too late. Here's a detailed rundown to help you plan.

Places to Celebrate

6 Rooftop Wedding Venues in Los Angeles

Southern California couples searching for a scenic setting for their special should check out these rooftop wedding venues in Los Angeles.

Planning Basics

The Getting Married in Los Angeles Guide All LA Couples Need

Planning a wedding in Southern California and need some help finding venues or reserving guest accommodations? Here’s a go-to guide to getting married in Los Angeles.

Planning Basics

5 Situations When a Long Engagement is Better

Deciding between whether to have a short or long engagement can be a toughie—here are some reasons why a long engagement might be best for you.

Planning Basics

5 Situations When a Short Engagement is Totally Ideal

Want to get married, like, yesterday? Here are some signs that a short engagement is right for you.

Rings & Jewelry

How to Pick a Wedding Band for Every Type of Engagement Ring

Your wedding band is just as important as that sparkly engagement ring on your finger. Here's exactly how to pick a wedding band that complements that rock.

Places to Celebrate

11 Outdoor Wedding Venues in New Hampshire for a Nature-Filled Celebration

Couples who want to be surrounded by nature on their big day will love these outdoor wedding venues in New Hampshire.

Invitations & Stationery

What NOT to Include on Your Wedding Invitation

You probably already know the basics of what to include in wedding invitations, but what about the details you shouldn't add to your invites? It's all here.

Wedding Party

5 Signs Someone Should NOT Be Your Bridesmaid

If you're in the process of choosing your wedding party and worried someone will be a bad bridesmaid, here are the signs to look out for.

Wedding Decor

15 Summer Wedding Colors That Are Heating up Right Now

From pretty pastels to bright-as-sunshine hues, these summer wedding colors are taking over our inspiration boards right now.

Health & Beauty

Wedding Hair Don'ts From the Experts

We chatted with wedding hair pros across the country and got the dirt on some common wedding day hairstyle mistakes to avoid!

Officiants

15 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Officiant

Be sure to choose wisely when selecting your wedding officiant. We talked to several pros to find out the essential question to ask potential officiants.

Wedding Songs & Music

The 20 Best Country First Dance Songs of All Time

Want to add a little twang to your special day? Your first dance can be extra memorable if you choose to play one of these country first dance songs.

Rings & Jewelry

The Best Engagement Ring Settings for Every Stone Shape

If you're gearing up to make a major jewelry purchase, these are the best engagement ring settings to flatter every stone shape.

Wedding Party

How to Ask Bridesmaids to Be in Your Wedding

Thinking about how to ask bridesmaids to be in your wedding shouldn't be stressful. Here's how to pop the question to your hopefully-future 'maids.

Wedding Flowers

The 5 Types of Roses You Can Have in Your Wedding Decor

Red roses get all the attention when it comes to this romantic flower, but we're here to show you that there are other types of roses that are just as noteworthy for your big day.