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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Destination Weddings

7 Mexico Destination Wedding Locations for Every Style

Planning a Mexico destination wedding? These are some of the best wedding locales to consider for your big day.

By Kim Forrest, August 5, 2021

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

13 Fun Bachelorette Party Game Ideas the Whole Group Will Love

We've made a list of our favorite bachelorette party games that the whole squad will want to play all night long. Let the games begin!

By Samantha Iacia, August 4, 2021

Planning Basics

Here’s What to Do If a Wedding Vendor You Love Isn’t Available

There are a lot of weddings scheduled for the coming year—and competition for vendors is fierce. Here’s how to deal if your dream wedding pro isn’t available for your big day.

By Jenn Sinrich, August 4, 2021

Wedding Reception

10 Things You Should NOT Forget to Rent for Your Wedding

From tables to barware and everything in between! The best wedding rental checklist will ensure that your special day has every detail at the ready.

By Caitlin Krebs, August 4, 2021

Wedding Songs & Music

14 John Mayer Love Songs for Your Wedding Day

No "Heartbreak Warfare" here—these John Mayer love songs are uplifting picks for your ceremony and reception.

By Samantha Iacia, August 3, 2021

Locations

The 24 Best Destination Wedding Locations, Hands Down

Choosing a destination wedding location can be tough—but we're here to help narrow it down. Check out the top 24 destination wedding locations, and learn what makes each unique.

By Kim Forrest, August 3, 2021

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