Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning 101

Which wedding photography style is perfect for you?

May 10, 2016 | carrie

Photos by (from top left): Callaway Gable, Lover of Mine, Catalina Jean Photography, Elena Bazini If you’re just starting to search for your wedding photographer, I’m so happy that you found this post! Why? Well, us Junebug gals consider ourselves pretty savvy when it comes to finding the most talented wedding photographers in the world. So, not only will you find photographers in almost every region around the globe in our vendor directory, but you […]

Thinking About Writing Your Own Vows? Read This First.

February 18, 2016 | carrie

You’ve got the entire wedding day planned, from the getting ready playlist to the sparkler send-off, but there’s still one important piece of your wedding left to figure out: your ceremony vows! Deciding whether or not to write your own vows is key when it comes to planning your ceremony. In fact, it’s probably the first thing your officiant will ask you. Will you recite the traditional vows? Will you opt for vows written by […]

12 Ways to Make Your Luxe Wedding Totally You

January 27, 2016 | nicole

It’s not uncommon for couples to feel overwhelmed with planning a luxe wedding; with so many details to curate and so many design elements to make cohesive, it’s easy to get lost in it all! Today we have a true expert, Kristin Banta Events, sharing her favorite ways for couples to get involved in the planning process so their true colors shine in every element of their day! Read on for tips about signature cocktails, interactive seating […]

Recently Engaged? Start Here.

January 20, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Tricia Victoria Photography If you’re reading this it means that you’ve recently said “yes” to the man or woman of your dreams. Congratulations! While you may still be floating on cloud 9, we know that you’ve got work to do and we’re here to help you make the most of your engagement. Below, you’ll find 9 things to do right after saying yes that will surely set you up for wedding planning success. 1. Tell your nearest […]

The Wedding Day Timeline

September 23, 2015 | carrie

Until I started planning my own wedding, I had no idea that a wedding day timeline was so… intensive. Seriously! I’m not trying to alarm, but there are 100 different things to consider when you’re building your wedding day itinerary. From getting ready with your girls in the morning to running through a tunnel of sparklers, this From Blogger to Bride will give you everything you need to know in order to create a complete wedding […]

20 Wedding Planning Tips From Real Brides

September 9, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Focus Imaging Photography I am officially less than one month away from saying I Do and boy are those nerves starting to kick in! I decided to bring together some of my favorite bits of advice from real Junebug brides to help with the stress. I love everything these brides have to say, because it’s genuine and honest. If you’re a real bride reading this post or you’re currently planning your own wedding, feel free […]

How to Get Legally Married in the U.S.

August 26, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Nathan Abplanalp While planning the décor and style of your wedding is important, so is tying the knot legally. The requirements of a legal marriage vary from state to state, and some are downright weird. Did you know that in Connecticut, District of Columbia, Indiana, and Montana, you may be required to present a blood test and undergo a physical examination? Our guide today offers a general outline of what can be expected in […]

How to Hire a Wedding DJ

August 12, 2015 | carrie

Your wedding DJ is vital when it comes to the flow and overall feel of your big day. That’s why it’s important to make sure you do your research and choose wisely. Today, my DJ, Michael Roos of Texas Pro DJ, is here to share his expert advice with us. With 30 years of experience behind the turntables, Michael knows a thing or to about what to look for when you’re searching for the perfect wedding DJ. 1. What are […]

How to Look and Feel Great on Your Wedding Day

July 29, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Taylor Lord Photography Looking great on your wedding day is important, but what’s even more important is feeling great. Instead of focusing on pounds and inches, today’s From Blogger to Bride is going to focus on how to feel your loveliest and healthiest in time for your wedding. I don’t know about you guys, but I definitely don’t want to feel weak and tired walking down that aisle. Instead, I hope to feel strong, confident, and […]

How to Plan Your Dream Honeymoon

July 15, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Miss Gen Photography Today’s From Blogger to Bride is all about how to plan a honeymoon that fits you! Phil and I decided on the beaches of the Riviera Maya at an all-inclusive resort. However, we went back and forth on almost every destination and type of honeymoon under the sun. We considered a hiking trip to Machu Picchu, wineries in Sonoma, a cruise through the Mediterranean, but at the end of the day we knew we […]