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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

Why Hiring a Free Wedding Photographer Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

July 20, 2017 | nicole

photo by Julia Kinnuen Photography First thing’s first – congrats on your engagement! Making the decision to say “yes” was an easy one, but now it’s time to make some tougher choices as you select the wedding vendors who will bring your dreams to life. Picking your wedding vendors has as much to do with trust as it does falling in love with their work, which is why hiring a professional is seriously important, especially when it […]

4 Major Benefits of Hiring a Rental Company for Your Wedding

July 12, 2017 | nicole

photo by Peyton Rainey Photography and Chelsea Denise Photography When it comes to hiring wedding vendors, some are more obvious than others. You wouldn’t dream of having a wedding without hiring a photographer, but have you considered hiring a rental company to do their part for your big day? In case you haven’t, we’re here to tell you why working with a rental company can help you create the wedding of your dreams while relieving you of stress, […]

8 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

July 5, 2017 | nicole

photo by Grant Daniels Photography Arguably the most important part of your wedding day is your ceremony, so why shouldn’t it reflect your personality as much as your wedding dress or reception decor? Want to personalize your wedding ceremony, but don’t know where to start? We’ve rounded up eight unique ways to personalize your wedding ceremony so every minute from start to finish feels inexplicably like you. photo by Corinne Alexandra Photo Choose Meaningful Music Easily the […]

18 Creative Reception Bar Ideas

June 27, 2017 | nicole

When planning your reception, including an interactive element is a great way to get guests mingling and get the party started! When you hear the word “bar” you might envision a mixologist pouring adult beverages behind a counter, but there are so many creative bar options beyond cocktails and glasses of wine! From burgers to Bloody Marys and beyond, get inspired by these reception bar ideas from real weddings. Biscuit Bar photo by Taylor Lord Photography; see […]

7 Reasons Why a Brunch Wedding Might be Right for You

June 22, 2017 | nicole

photo by Carrie J. Photography When asking about wedding trends, most people are looking for flowers, fashion, and decor elements to incorporate in their day. However, one of the biggest trends of late actually has to do with when the wedding takes place. Brunch weddings have taken the industry by storm this year. Rather than planning an evening affair, couples are saying “I do” just after breakfast time and celebrating with their guests while the sun is […]

Pro Tips for Creating Your Wedding Reception Seating Chart

June 8, 2017 | nicole

photo by Emily Delamater Photography While some aspects of your wedding come together with the help of a mood board, your wedding reception seating chart requires a different skill set. Much like putting together a puzzle, a seating chart is about getting all the pieces in the right place. With these tips, creating your seating chart will be as stress-free as your guests getting along brilliantly at your reception. photo by John David Weddings; see more […]

Haven’t Considered Eloping? Here Are 4 Reasons Why You Might Want To

June 1, 2017 | nicole

photo by Bonita Gabrielle Photography, dress by Rue de Seine The bigger the wedding, the bigger the stress. For lots of couples, a big wedding is more of a nightmare than a dream come true. Because everyone deserves to have a wedding that celebrates their love, their way, we wanted to dive into a kind of wedding many couples don’t put on the table until too late in their planning process. An elopement isn’t for everyone, but […]

Don’t Forget to Tie Up Loose Ends with This Post-Wedding Checklist

May 25, 2017 | nicole

photo by Melissa Marshall They say the wedding day feels like it’s over in a flash, but there are a few wedding-related tasks that actually take place after your grand exit. We’ve put together an easy post-wedding checklist to help you tie up any loose ends after tying the knot. Keep this list handy in the weeks leading up to your big day so you can start making arrangements to make your post-wedding experience go […]

6 Stress-Reducing Wedding Planning Tips

May 10, 2017 | nicole

photo by Lauren Louise Photography Does hearing the words “wedding planning” give you a slight panic attack? Being stressed by planning your wedding is definitely normal, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Over the years, we’ve learned some awesome tips from real couples that made the wedding planning process a piece of cake. If you’ve ever wondered the secrets to a low-stress wedding planning experience, we’re revealing them below! Hire Trustworthy Vendors While this is likely […]

How to Plan the Perfect Wedding Weekend

May 4, 2017 | nicole

photo by Cinzia Bruschini You’ve heard it before — your wedding will fly right by and feel like a blur once it’s all said and done. To really cherish the moments, more couples are choosing to see their celebration as part of a larger wedding weekend. Between out-of-town guests coming to visit and having all of your favorite people in one place, you won’t regret having extra time beyond your wedding to spend with friends and family. […]