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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

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 […]

Why You Should Hire a Professional to Photograph Your Proposal

November 3, 2016 | nicole

photo by J.M.Hunter Photography You’re about to ask what is arguably the biggest, most important question of your life. You’ve made the decision to spend your life with another person. You’ve likely purchased a ring, or are currently on the hunt for The One. Maybe you’re even planning a secret event with your future fiancée’s family, friends, and beloved pets to celebrate the occasion. However, one aspect of your proposal that you may not have considered […]

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. […]

80 First Dance Songs You Haven’t Thought Of Yet

October 20, 2016 | nicole

photo by Hannah Costello Wedding planning can feel like decision after decision, but one of those selections is unanimously more fun than the rest: choosing your first dance song! Whether you’ve had a favorite song since you first got together or you’re determining a theme song for your relationship, your first dance song will hold a special place in your heart (and ears) for the rest of your life. There are plenty of lists of first […]

Find Out Which Wedding Destination Is Your Perfect Fit

October 13, 2016 | nicole

photo by Noelle Johnson Photography From Bali to Iceland, from Alaska to Brazil, there’s no wedding destination we can’t get enough of. If you’ve got a case of wanderlust, but aren’t sure where to tie the knot, allow this quiz to be your guide!

Why You Don’t Need to Give Your Photographer a Wedding Shot List

September 22, 2016 | nicole

photo by Victoria Carlson Photography Working with some of the most incredible photographers in the world, we’ve heard a thing or two about how the professionals feel when given a wedding shot list.  In case this is your first time hearing of it, a wedding shot list is like an instruction manual for your photographer with each and every image you want them to capture on your big day. While couples being excited about their wedding photography […]

Get Comfy for Your Engagement Photos at Home With These Tips

September 8, 2016 | nicole

photo by Kayla Coleman Photography An epic destination is obviously a great choice for your engagement photos, but some couples feel most comfortable taking their engagement photos at home! The in-home couple session trend is making its way through the photography community, and it’s easy to see why when couples are able to really shine in a familiar space. From sensual to silly, engagement photos at home are just as diverse as the couples in the […]

Deciding Whether or Not to Have a First Look

September 1, 2016 | nicole

photo by Shari + Mike Photographers Planning your wedding comes with many big decisions. How much should we spend? Who is on the guest list? What are we going to wear? While the majority of these choices come down to your budget, there’s one huge decision you have to make for your wedding day that’s totally free: should we have a first look? Plenty of couples have a strong opinion on this one way or the other, […]