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

6 Roles You Can Give Loved Ones Not in the Wedding Party

If you've got a bunch of loved ones who didn't make the cut as bridesmaids or groomsmen, here's a list of wedding roles for friends that will make them feel honored and special.

Wedding Party

5 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Big

"The more, the merrier" might not be the best motto if you've got a big wedding party. Here's how to figure out the number of bridesmaids, groomsmen, bridesmen, groomswomen, etc. that's best for your special day.

Bridal & Wedding Showers

These 21 Bridal Shower Songs Are Perfect for a Chill Event

These bridal shower songs are festive, romantic, and relaxed all at once. Be sure to put them on your playlist for the ultimate party before the party!

Wedding Decor

How to Make a Wedding Monogram You'll Love Forever

Add an ultra-customized look to your big day by creating a personal wedding monogram to feature throughout your stationery and decor.

Groom & Groomsmen

12 Formal and Black Tie Wedding Ideas for Grooms

We're sharing exactly what you need to know about black tie wedding attire for grooms (and how you can bend the rules if a James Bond tuxedo isn't quite your style).

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

These 31 Bachelorette Party Songs Will Get the Party Started

We've put together a list of bachelorette party songs that make the perfect soundtrack to the ultimate girl's night out.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

How to Plan a Bachelor Party on a Budget

You can still plan an epic celebration without spending a ton. Here are our top tips for planning a bachelor party on a budget.

Lifestyle

The 30 Best 10-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

This special milestone is definitely worth celebrating. Check out these 10-year anniversary gifts for your partner or for a special couple in your life.

Wedding Reception

12 (Totally Surprising) Ways to Surprise Your Wedding Guests

From a wardrobe change to an amazing grand exit, these 12 ideas will surprise and awe your family and friends—and give them something to talk about for years to come.

Honeymoon Advice

How to Travel Internationally for the First Time Together

Grab your passports! If you're traveling internationally for the first time on your honeymoon, here's how to ensure your trip is memorable for all the right reasons.

Lifestyle

The 29 Best 5-Year Anniversary Gifts

Congrats on celebrating five years of marriage! Here are the top 5-year anniversary gifts to exchange in honor of this special milestone.

Places to Celebrate

The Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in New Mexico By Season

From springtime gardens to winter ski resorts, these are our favorite outdoor wedding venues in New Mexico for every season.

Married Life

5 Things to Discuss Before Moving In Together

Think you're reading to cohabitate? These are the things to discuss before moving in together, according to experts.

Places to Celebrate

10 Picture-Perfect Wedding Venues in the Quad Cities

Planning a wedding in Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline, East Moline, or Rock Island? These are the wedding venues in the Quad Cities that you need to know about.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

The Top 10 Bachelor Party Destinations, Ranked

The men have spoken. If you're planning a celebratory guys' trip—whether for yourself or someone else—these are the most popular bachelor party destinations in the country.

Places to Celebrate

11 Santa Fe Wedding Venues Full of Southwestern Charm

Love the warmth and vibrancy of Southwestern style? Host a your big day at one of these beautiful Santa Fe wedding venues.