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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Wedding Party

Here's All You Need to Know About Buying Gifts for Your Groomsmen

Before you thank your favorite guys, check out our answers to all the biggest groomsmen gifting FAQs. Learn how much to spend, when to give them, and more.

By Naoimh O'Hare, July 30, 2021

Wedding Decor

20 Wedding Card Boxes to Display on Your Welcome Table

These wedding card box ideas are just a few stylish ways to collect cards and well-wishes on the big day.

By Samantha Iacia, July 29, 2021

Planning Basics

Here's What the COVID Delta Variant Might Mean for Your Wedding

You've probably heard about the Delta variant, a more contagious strain of COVID-19, that's sweeping the country. Here's how to best prepare for your wedding in light of this new wave.

By Jenn Sinrich, July 29, 2021

Marriage Proposals

The Ultimate Relationship Timeline That Leads to Marriage

From "meeting cute" to popping the question, this relationship timeline outlines the steps most couples take as they journey toward marriage.

By Kim Forrest, July 29, 2021

Wedding Party

The Indispensable Guide to Bridesmaid Gift Etiquette

Not sure how much to spend on bridal party gifts? How about where to buy them? We're sharing the answers to all of that and more in this handy guide.

By Naoimh O'Hare, July 29, 2021

Places to Celebrate

The 18 Absolute Best Wedding Venues in Washington, DC

Don't start planning your big day in the district without checking this list of the best DC wedding venues first.

By Whitney Teal, July 28, 2021

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