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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Marriage Proposals

How to Announce Your Engagement on Social Media Without Being Annoying

Read on for a timeline of how to announce your engagement news and share the info with loved ones on social media.

Invitations & Stationery

Your (Stress-Free!) Guide to Wedding Invitation Wording

Your invites will say a lot in just a few carefully-chosen words. Check out these wedding invitation wording etiquette tips.

Engagement Party

20 Creative (and Cute!) Engagement Party Favors

Just said "yes"? These engagement party favors are sure to wow the guests at your pre-wedding celebration.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

15 Bachelorette Party Decorations That Were Made For Instagram

These bachelorette party decorations feature all of the top decor trends of the moment from rose gold to flamingos and much more.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

25 Bachelorette Party Favors Your Bride Tribe Will Love

Whether you need to stick to a tight budget or want to splurge, these bachelorette party favors are the perfect swag for the big bash.

Places to Celebrate

6 Oakland Wedding Venues With Seriously Scenic Views

Head across the bay from San Francisco and you'll find all types of picturesque Oakland wedding venues, including planetariums and redwood forests.

Places to Celebrate

6 Unique San Francisco Wedding Venues That Stand out from the Rest

From stylish museums to scenic waterfront spots and a mountaintop trail, these unique San Francisco wedding venues offer plenty of offbeat charm.

Places to Celebrate

7 Affordable Wedding Venues in the San Francisco Bay Area

Yes, it’s totally possible to plan a San Francisco wedding on a budget! Check out these affordable wedding venues in the Bay Area to start.

Honeymoon Advice

Should You Change Your Name Before or After Your Honeymoon?

If you're planning on changing your name, we'll explain when and how to do it in relation to your honeymoon.

Wedding Decor

10 Unexpected Places to Shop for Wedding Decor

If you're looking to add unique style to your big day, we’re highlighting where to buy wedding decorations, both online and off.

Advice and Etiquette

Is a Destination Wedding a Good Idea?

Wondering if a destination wedding is a good idea for you and your partner? These pros and cons will help you decide.

Planning Basics

How to Get Married in San Francisco: A Guide to Bay Area Weddings

From amazing Bay Area wedding venues to local marriage requirements, here's exactly how to get married in San Francisco and beyond.

Planning Basics

The Ultimate Guide to Louisville Weddings and Getting Married in Kentucky

Planning a Louisville wedding or an event elsewhere in Kentucky? Here's the scoop on getting married in the Bluegrass State.

Advice and Etiquette

Who Pays for Guests at a Destination Wedding?

If you're wondering who pays for guests at a destination wedding, this handy guide will help you figure it out.

Places to Celebrate

11 Rustic Barn Wedding Venues in Louisville and Lexington, KY

Planning a country-chic event? Check out these barn wedding venues in Louisville and Lexington, KY.

Photography & Video

6 Engagement Photo Shoot Ideas and Tips

Ready to take your pre-wedding photos? Check out our top tips for a successful engagement photo shoot.