Let me start by saying that my wedding venue is not your average venue. When Phil proposed to me at my family’s ranch just north of Dallas, I couldn’t see us saying I do anywhere else. The thought of beginning our married life at the home where I grew up and just a few hundred feet from our proposal spot brought us both so much joy! However, I know this is not the typical situation […]
Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning 101
From Blogger to Bride – What to Know Before Touring Wedding Venues + a Free Wedding Guest List Spreadsheet
The stress of wedding planning has finally begun. I am now 8 months out, and boy is the laundry list of to-do’s piling up. If you’re planning a 2015 wedding, I’m sure you’re feeling slightly overwhelmed, too. Today I’m going to share some pretty awesome wedding planning tools I’ve created that I hope will help you to stay calm, cool, and collected during your own wedding planning journey! Wedding Budget Tool Before I created my checklist, I knew I had to sit […]
Here at Junebug, we love featuring weddings with extra special personal touches that highlight the bride and groom on their wedding day. One of the most significant ways to express your unique love on your day is writing your own vows to share at your ceremony. The task of putting your whole relationship and all the love you promise for your future together into writing can be daunting, so we’re here to help you learn […]
Photo by Sarah Culver Photography We have a special treat for you today, Junebugs! Andrea Eppolito, top Las Vegas wedding planner, is here to help us better understand the duties of the bridal party, including both maid of honor and bridesmaid responsibilities. “Have you been asked to join a friend or family member’s bridal party? This spectacular honor calls for more than just a beautiful dress and a toast that elicits both laughter and tears. […]
If you’re unaware, we have these awesome Photographer Spotlight Interviews each week over on Photobug. The interviews provide us with a fascinating look into our members’ creative minds as well as their knowledge of weddings and wedding photography. One of my favorite parts of our interviews is when we get advice for couples looking for a photographer. Today, we’ve compiled some of our member photographers’ best advice on choosing the perfect wedding photographer for you. […]
Marisa Manna Ferrel, So Eventful’s owner and lead planner, recently experienced planning her own wedding. As a wedding & event planner herself with more than 300 + weddings to her name, Marisa understands both traditional expenses, as well as what she has seen her own couples (including herself) do when it comes to splitting the wedding bill. She’s here today to give us some tips and advice on how to organize your wedding finances. However, […]
The day is finally here. You’ve been planning for months (perhaps even years!) and you couldn’t be more excited to walk down the aisle and begin your new life with your partner. In order for you to celebrate with minimal stress, you’ll need to make sure you have the tools you need for success. London based wedding & events planner, Matthew Oliver, is here to give us some helpful tips and advice on wedding day […]
Today, we are excited to talk about how to choose your wedding photographer! One who will be fun to hang with on your wedding day, professional and experienced enough to exceed your expectations, and so talented that they will produce the dream images you will treasure forever! Here are our suggestions for finding and hiring the best photographer for your wedding. photo by Aspect Photography Choose Your Style You’ll find over 200 outstanding photographers on […]
Napa Valley Bachelorette Party Getaway Ideas from Online Bachelorette Party Planning Resource The Bach
Girls' getaways are quickly becoming the popular go-to for brides planning their last few days of freedom, and if Vegas doesn't suit you, think about getting away with the girls in Napa Valley! To get the skinny on one of the world's top destinations for wine lovers, we've consulted with The Bach, an online bachelorette party planning resource that provides fun bachelorette party ideas, a carefully curated list of venue recommendations, and all the tools you need to simplify the planning process. Founder Joanne Barken and her team are spilling their top tips for the perfect girls' getaway to Napa Valley, and let's just say we might already have our suitcases packed!
Over the last few years the Junebug team has frequently asked our readers, "What is the best decision you made when planning your wedding?" By far the most popular answer is, hiring a wedding planner! With a substantial financial investment, and between 200 to 400 hours allocated to planning the average size wedding, its no wonder so many couples are grateful to wedding planners for helping them navigate the many details of their wedding planning process.