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WEDDING BLOG

Brooke

What to Wear to Your Winter Bridal Shower

October 1, 2020 | brooke

photo by Hugo Coelho There are few occasions in life when you’ll be able to rock all-white outfits—so we’re giving you permission to take advantage of every opportunity during your wedding season. If you’re searching for the perfect winter bridal shower outfit, the Junebug team handpicked a few of our favorite styles to help you nail your look. From structured blazers to a beautiful selection of embellished white blouses, these outfit ideas will have you […]

How to Plan a Unique Wedding

September 22, 2020 | brooke

photo by T & V Photography We see a lot of weddings. Every year, our team reviews thousands—yes, thousands—of real wedding submissions for Junebug Weddings. We know a thing or two about unique weddings.  If you’re searching for unique wedding ideas in hopes to replicate them—we have news for you. You’re not going to find the perfect unique wedding on Pinterest or even on this blog. The word ‘unique’ literally means “being unlike anything else.” […]

8 Bridesmaid Gift Ideas That Will Improve Your Photos

September 17, 2020 | brooke

photo by Autumn Nicole Photography Is your love language gift-giving? Do you want to spoil your friends with lovely gifts? What if we told you that the gifts you choose can actually make your wedding photos better? It’s a win-win situation at this point. Toss out the generic gift ideas you’ve seen on Pinterest, and let us guide you to thoughtful items your ‘maids will surely love.  After you “add to cart” on the below […]

How to Host a Creative Micro Wedding

September 15, 2020 | brooke

photo by Mychelle Kaye Photography We’re really into micro weddings—and we’re not alone. In the age of socially distanced gatherings, there’s no better way to tie the knot than with a small, yet totally epic event.  If you’re wondering how to make sure your micro wedding embodies the uniqueness of your love, you came to the right place. In this article we cover everything from creative micro wedding ideas to why you should invest in […]

Should I Have a First Look at my Wedding?

September 1, 2020 | brooke

first look photo by Sharon Pye Planning a wedding comes with many big decisions. How much should we spend? Who is on our guest list? What are we going to wear? While the majority of these choices come down to budget, there is one free decision: should we have a first look? Plenty of couples have a strong opinion about first looks—one way or the other—but you might feel unsure if it’s the right choice […]

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Micro Wedding

August 26, 2020 | brooke

photo by the light & the love photography Have you heard the buzz about micro weddings? If you’re planning a wedding in 2020—we know you have. It’s no secret that COVID-19 changed the wedding industry. From forcing couples to change their wedding plans to a surge of new terms such as “micro wedding” and “virtual wedding,” couples are navigating uncharted territory while planning a micro wedding.  We’re here to help.  Lucky for you, we have […]

Cozy, Cute, Cool Fall Engagement Outfit Ideas

August 25, 2020 | brooke

photo by Map + Compass Photography If pumpkin spice, chunky sweaters, and leather jackets make you giddy, a cool and cozy fall engagement session is right up your ally. The Autumn season and changing of weather brings a certain romance unlike warmer months—making it a perfect time to hire a photographer and announce your engagement. While we always recommend asking your photographer for advice when it comes to outfits—they can recommend the best colors for […]

Why You Shouldn’t Negotiate with Wedding Vendors

August 18, 2020 | brooke

photo by Sergio Alcala Photography Have you noticed the infinite amount of wedding planning information on the internet? Yeah, us too—it’s kind of our thing. The Junebug team made a commitment to equip our couples with real, honest advice. So, when we read articles about negotiating with wedding vendors—specifically how to “ask for discounts like a boss” and “friendly haggle”—we wanted to set the record straight. If you don’t read any further—though we hope you […]

The Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in Every State

August 12, 2020 | brooke

photo by Karra Leigh Photography If you live in the United States, or are venturing here for your big day, you might be considering an Airbnb wedding venue. We’re all about it! While Airbnb properties are typically best for small gatherings—like an elopement or micro wedding—there are some homeowners who have designed their space to be perfect for events. It just takes a little searching to find them. Lucky for you, we’ve searched and searched…and […]

Should I Tip Wedding Vendors?

August 4, 2020 | brooke

photo by Karra Leigh Photography Imagine this: It’s the end of your wedding night. You’ve just exited the venue and said “goodbye” to all of your guests. A getaway car whisks you away—hopefully headed to a cozy hotel or maybe out to a bar with the closest members of your crew. You did it! Whew! Back at the venue, your photographer and videographer are packing up their things, the florist scurries around to gather leftover […]