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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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Wedding Songs & Music

20 Anniversary Dance Songs to Get Married Guests Out of Their Seats

Get all of the married couples onto the dance floor (and find out who’s been married the longest) with these wedding anniversary dance songs.

By Samantha Iacia, July 31, 2020

Wedding Songs & Music

The 27 Best Wedding Recessional Songs

Celebrate your brand-new status as newlyweds with these cheerful wedding recessional songs to get the party going.

By Samantha Iacia, July 31, 2020

Planning Basics

23 Songs to Boost Your Mood While Wedding Planning

Tedious tasks, like stuffing invitation envelopes and arranging your seating chart, instantly become more fun with this list of the best songs to boost your mood.

By Samantha Iacia, July 31, 2020

Planning Basics

Here’s Why An Elopement Planner Is Totally Worth It

An elopement planner probably sounds like an oxymoron—but it’s totally not. Here’s why these pros are more necessary than ever.

By Kim Forrest, July 31, 2020

Wedding Fashion

28 Wedding Bow Ties Anyone Can Rock

Looking for the perfect wedding bow tie? Take your pick of these dapper accessories—and find out what to pair it with.

By Emily Platt, July 31, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

Stylish Aso Ebi Styles for Gorgeous Bridal Party Photos

This Yoruba tradition is popular among Nigerians from all ethnic groups. Get inspired by these beautiful bridal parties.

By Whitney Teal, July 31, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

Indian Bridesmaid Dresses to Inspire Your 'Maids

Jewel tones, metallic details and body jewelry, oh my! These Indian bridesmaid dresses did not come to play.

By Whitney Teal, July 31, 2020

Wedding Songs & Music

29 Wedding Prelude Songs to Kickstart Your Ceremony

Greet your guests with a soundtrack of wedding prelude songs as they begin arriving to your ceremony. These tunes will totally set the mood for your I Do's!

By Samantha Iacia, July 30, 2020

Wedding Songs & Music

28 Instrumental Wedding Songs for Every Part of Your Big Day

From classical arrangements to movie soundtracks and unique covers of modern-day hits, these instrumental wedding songs will have you thinking twice about choosing music with lyrics.

By Samantha Iacia, July 30, 2020

Vows & Readings

15 Ceremony Readings from Literature for a Totally Romantic Wedding

There's nothing like an excerpt from a literary work to add a touch of elegance to your ceremony. Check out 15 wedding readings from literature that we totally love.

By Stephanie Weers, July 29, 2020

Places to Celebrate

The 12 Best Places to Elope in the U.S.

If an elopement is more your style, check out the best places to elope in the U.S., from beaches to mountains and more.

By Lindsay Tigar, July 29, 2020

Vows & Readings

16 Ceremony Readings from Movies for a Cinematic Wedding

Personalize your ceremony with one of these wedding readings from movies, from comedies to dramas and more.

By Stephanie Weers, July 28, 2020

Favors

7 Ways to Make Hand Sanitizer Look Cute for a COVID Wedding

Practicing good hand hygiene is just one of the safety measures couples and their guests should take. Here’s how to create a hand sanitizing station at your wedding that’s both useful and stylish.

By Kim Forrest, July 28, 2020

Lifestyle

The 30 Best 15-Year Anniversary Gifts

You've made it through 15 years together—congrats! Here are our favorite 15-year anniversary gifts to show them how much they mean to you.

By Madeline Sims, July 28, 2020

Wedding Decor

22 Clever Social Distancing Signs for Your Wedding

These stylish social distancing signs will encourage your guests to stay safe throughout your wedding day.

By Kim Forrest, July 27, 2020

Planning Basics

8 Black-Owned Businesses That Are Shaping Michigan Weddings

From Detroit to Grand Rapids, these Black-owned wedding businesses in Michigan are leading the industry.

By Kim Forrest, July 24, 2020