Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning 101

What to Ask your Potential Wedding Photographer (And What Not to Ask)

April 19, 2018 | colleen

photo by Lauren Scotti There are so many exciting things to do and keep track of when planning your wedding, that it can be hard to know what to discuss in each of your vendor meetings. To make wedding planning even more of a breeze, we came up with a list of what to ask your potential wedding photographer. And just in case you’re worried about asking the wrong thing, we mentioned a couple of questions […]

9 Unconventional Rehearsal Dinner Ideas

April 12, 2018 | juliette

photo by Kaoverii Silva When it comes to the rehearsal dinner, so many people assume it has to be a sit-down dinner the night before the wedding with just their family and wedding party. Well, we’re here to tell you that’s not the only option you have! Your rehearsal dinner is the last chance to get everyone together and chill before the rush of the wedding day. So why not mix it up and make it […]

Cool Casual Wedding Ideas for Low-Key Couples

April 5, 2018 | juliette

photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography For a casual wedding, it’s all about finding that perfect balance between understated elegance and fun. You want the overall feel to be laid-back and effortless, but you also want the day to be memorable for you and your guests. If our Junebug couples have proven anything, it’s that you don’t need to go over-the-top to create a truly spectacular, true-to-you wedding day. So, we’ve gathered some of our favorite casual […]

What No One Tells You About Planning a Destination Wedding

March 22, 2018 | juliette

photo by Vic Bonvicini Photography When planning a destination wedding, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and the romance of saying, “I do” in an exotic location. And we totally get it! What could be dreamier than jetting off to a location you’ve always dreamed of or that has sentimental meaning to your relationship? Part of making that dream a reality is ensuring you’re prepared for every obstacle, which is why we’ve put […]

5 Ways to Include Your Favorite Wedding Traditions in Your Elopement

March 15, 2018 | juliette

photo by Maggie Grace Photography Just because you’ve decided to elope doesn’t mean you shouldn’t include some of your favorite wedding traditions in your big day. In fact, eloping gives you a golden opportunity to pick the traditions you love and leave that ones you don’t. Whether you’re saying “I do” with just a minister present or you have a handful of your nearest and dearest around you, adding one or more of these wedding traditions […]

What to Do for Your Out-of-Town Wedding Guests

March 8, 2018 | juliette

photo by Carolyn Scott Photography Chances are some of your wedding guests don’t live in the city where you’re getting married, and there are some important things to keep in mind especially for them. From logistics to tokens of appreciation, these are all the things you need to make your out-of-town wedding guests feel right at home. photo by Cody and Allison Photography Find accommodations near the venue When it comes to accommodations, the closer you can […]

8 Tips for a Killer Cocktail Hour

March 1, 2018 | juliette

Photo by Elizabeth Lauren Photography The cocktail hour might seem like a small detail, but it’s actually an important part of tying together the main events of your wedding day. It is all about allowing guests to mix, mingle, and relax. Not only will it tide your guests over until the reception dinner, but it helps everyone — including you! — transition from ceremony mode to party mode. Your cocktail hour doesn’t need to be complicated. […]

6 Wedding Myths We’re Tired of Hearing (And You Should Be Too)

February 15, 2018 | juliette

photo by Jeff Gilmer Photography There are quite a few wedding myths floating through the ether these days. Some are obviously based in old-school ideas and others have been propagated for so long they’ve just been widely accepted as fact. Regardless of where and why they started, we think it’s time to update the narrative. Weddings and wedding planning have changed dramatically within the last 5 years alone thanks to social media — thanks, Pinterest! So, […]

Use These Tips to Help You Narrow Down Your Wedding Guest List

February 8, 2018 | juliette

photo by Jonnie + Garrett Wedding Photographers Choosing your wedding size and creating a wedding guest list can be one of the most stressful parts of planning. There are so many factors to consider: your and your fiancé’s vision, your families’ expectations, and your friends’ feelings. It seems impossible to please everyone because it is! Unless you have an unlimited budget, unlimited resources, and family and friends who think exactly the way you do, you will never please […]

What Type of Wedding Planner is Right for You?

February 1, 2018 | juliette

photo by Marina Mauletkali Photography If you ask most couples what the best investment for their wedding was, they’ll likely say their photographer followed quickly by their wedding planner or coordinator. We are firm believers that all couples should hire a wedding planner so, at the very least, they’ll have a pro to handle all the day-of details. Most planners fall into one of the following categories: full-service planner, month-of and day-of coordinator, in-house coordinator, and wedding designer. […]