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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning 101

Why You Don’t Need to Feel Guilty About Your Wedding Guest List

April 13, 2017 | nicole

photo by Diktat Photography It may sound like we talk a big game when we say that your wedding day should be 100% about you, but we truly believe it! However, that doesn’t mean we aren’t aware of the challenges you may be up against when planning a day that doesn’t cater to the other people’s opinions of what your wedding should look like. One aspect of your planning that can be especially uncomfortable to maneuver is […]

How to Have a Vow Renewal and Why You Should Consider It

March 16, 2017 | nicole

photo by Tricia Victoria Photography One of our favorite wedding trends right now isn’t actually a wedding at all. Couples choosing a vow renewal to celebrate one, five, ten, or more years of marriage get us right in the feels every single time. Whether you’ve considered renewing your vows and don’t know where to start or the idea hadn’t crossed your mind, this post has all the inspiration you need to celebrate exactly where you are […]

8 Ways to Make Time for Yourselves in Your Wedding Day Timeline

March 9, 2017 | nicole

photo by Page & Holmes Photography When it comes to wedding planning, the attention tends to focus on how to decorate the venue or who will wear what. It can be pretty easy to get swept away in the little details and lose yourselves in the wedding day whirlwind. To make the most of your big day together, consider adding one (or more!) of these special, intimate experiences to your wedding day timeline. 1. Get ready together […]

What to Know Before Hiring Your Wedding Videographer

February 9, 2017 | nicole

photos by Ash & James Photography; watch this couple’s wedding film here! Wedding videography may not be a new thing, but we are loving the trend of more and more couples adding talented videographers to their wedding vendor team. Videography is an investment, one that we think is worth it if you have the budget. After all is said and done, your wedding photos and film are what you have to remember your day by! Whether […]

Let’s Talk Wedding Budget + 6 Ways to Save

January 26, 2017 | nicole

photo by Grant Daniels Photography While there are definitely more fun parts of wedding planning (dress shopping! setting up your wedding website!), your wedding budget is one of the most important. We know it can be overwhelming, and even knowing where to start is a challenge. Not to worry — we’ve broken down how to set your wedding budget step by step, and even given a few tips for saving money on the big day! photo […]

Choosing Your Wedding Size

January 19, 2017 | nicole

photo by Terralogical Some say that size doesn’t matter, but when it comes to weddings, size is a pretty big deal! Wedding size affects everything from budget to venue to style. Before heading to your first wedding venue tour, we recommend sitting down for a serious talk about wedding size, starting with these questions: What do you envision? What can you afford? What do your families expect and are those expectations on the same page […]

10 Unique Beach Wedding Locations You Haven’t Considered

December 15, 2016 | nicole

As we’re nearing the holidays and entering winter here in the U.S., we find ourselves dreaming of escaping to beach wedding locations around the world. While “beach wedding” may conjure specific imagery of traditional barefoot ceremonies in the sand and sun, there are some seriously unique beach wedding destinations that are often left out of the picture. If you see a beach wedding in your future, consider one of these out-of-the-box beach wedding locations to […]

What to Do Before Your First Bridal Appointment

December 1, 2016 | nicole

photo by Kreativ Wedding; wedding dress by Cymbeline Most brides feel one of two ways about shopping for their wedding dress: it’s either the second most exciting day of their lives (the first being the actual wedding, of course!), or it’s the most daunting part of the wedding planning process. Either way, there are a few things you can do to be prepared before heading to the dressing room at your first bridal appointment! photo by Darren Roberts Photography; […]

6 Unique Tips for Writing Your Wedding Vows

November 10, 2016 | nicole

photo by Karra Leigh Photography While some parts of your wedding planning can be delegated to your coordinator or family members, writing your wedding vows is easily the most personal part of preparing for your day. Expressing your intimate emotions toward your partner, likely in front of a crowd of loved ones, can feel like a daunting task. Whether you’re struggling to come up with the inspiration to get started or having trouble finding the right words, these unique […]

On Wedding Size: Why I Ditched The Big Wedding and Went Small

October 27, 2016 | gabby

photo by India Earl I have dreamed of a big wedding my whole life. When my fiancé Patrick and I first got engaged, our families agreed that a big wedding was the only way to go. Our personal networks are large enough for the huge, inclusive event we had always hoped for, and we couldn’t imagine a better way to celebrate our marriage than with an endless sea of smiling faces toasting to our future. […]