Samantha Iacia

Samantha Iacia

Samantha is a Washington, D.C.-based wedding writer with a soft spot for pale pink English roses and a sweet tooth for donuts. Along with spotting the latest wedding decor trends, she enjoys shopping for vintage finds at the nearest antique store, sweating it out at barre class, or cozying up at home.

Articles published by Samantha Iacia

Beauty Tips Which Bridal Makeup Look Should You Rock for Your Wedding?

Our short quiz will reveal your ideal bridal makeup look so that you feel like the best version of yourself on the big day.

Bridal & Wedding Showers 8 Steps to Hosting a Tea Party Bridal Shower

Celebrate the bride-to-be in an undeniably classy way by hosting a tea party bridal shower. Here's exactly how to pull it off like a pro.

Planning Basics The Top 12 Apps You Need to Plan Your Wedding

Recently engaged? Download these wedding planning apps to help the process go as smoothly as possible.

Bridal & Wedding Showers 40 Bridal Shower Decorations For Every Budget and Style

Planning an upcoming party for a special bride-to-be? Here are the best bridal shower decorations you can buy right now.

Wedding Songs & Music 20 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.

Bridal Hair How Should You Wear Your Hair on Your Wedding Day?

This bridal beauty decision is a major one, but our wedding hairstyle quiz will help you find your perfect 'do in no time.

Wedding Party 21 Bridesmaid Gifts You'll Also Want For Yourself

Say "thanks" to the girls who have always had your back with these bridesmaid gifts that are too cute to resist.

Bridal Hair The Wedding Hairstyles and Secrets Every Bride Should Know

Consider this your ultimate guide to all things wedding hairstyles—from expert hair tips and advice to help you find your dream hairstylist, to inspiration for how to wear your tresses on the big day.

Wedding Songs & Music All the Wedding Songs You Need to Choose, from Processional to Last Dance

In the process of choosing music for your wedding? Consider this your cheat seat to everything you need to know about wedding songs.

Cake & Desserts 23 Rustic Wedding Cake Toppers for Any Country-Chic Event

From your rehearsal dinner to your reception, these rustic wedding cake toppers are perfect for dressing up the dessert table.

Bride & Bridesmaids 24 Bridesmaid Tote Bags Your BFFs Will Use All the Time

The best types of wedding party gifts are the ones that are cute AND practical. These bridesmaid tote bags are sure to be total hits with your besties.

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.

Wedding Party The Bridesmaid Proposal: What Is It and How Can I Nail My Own?

Bridesmaid proposals are the phenomenon taking over your newsfeed. Here’s everything you need to know about popping the question to your besties.

Bridal Hair 32 Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair You'll Want to Copy Immediately

Braids, waves, and buns, oh my! These wedding hairstyles for long hair are giving us major mane envy right now.

Rings & Jewelry 17 Wooden Ring Boxes for Your Rustic Wedding

Keep your wedding bands safe and sound on the big day with a wooden ring box that reflects your laid-back style.

Rings & Jewelry Exactly When to Take off Your Engagement Ring & Why

Diamonds are forever — as long as you treat them with the proper care. Here's exactly when to take off your engagement ring.

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