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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

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 […]

How to Put Together the Perfect Staycation Honeymoon

September 8, 2020 | riley

Image by Cinema of Poetry. See more from this real wedding. This post is dedicated to all of the 2020 couples who are navigating the uncharted waters of wedding planning during a global pandemic. Between postponing your wedding, opting for a more intimate micro wedding, and planning while quarantined at home, wedding planning looks much different. We’ve talked a bit about planning a micro wedding and trimming down your wedding guest list, but what happens […]

How to Trim Your Wedding Guest List

September 1, 2020 | riley

Photo by Peyton Rainey. See more from this real wedding here. COVID-19 has taken the world by storm and has particularly impacted the wedding industry. Lavish weddings as we once knew them are changing shape overnight. If you’re dealing with rescheduling or trying to trim down your guest list to follow government guidelines and ordinances, know that you aren’t alone. Couples getting married in 2020—and likely 2021—will face a list of new challenges that others […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

60 Underrated Love Songs to Play at Your Wedding

July 28, 2020 | brooke

photo by Let’s Frolic Together Tired of the classic wedding jams but love to get down on the dance floor? We hear you! The Junebug team loves a great wedding playlist—especially one that surprises guests with the most unexpected, yet awesome, tunes. We also have access to some of the world’s best wedding DJs, so we chatted with them about the most underrated love songs to play at your wedding. From Carly Rae Jepsen to […]

15 Proposal Ideas That are As Sweet As They are Creative

July 25, 2020 | riley

photo by Henry Tieu So, you’ve decided to pop the big question? Congratulations! Let’s pause and have an internal “Woohoo!” moment (we don’t want to give anything away by being too loud, of course). If you’re reading this blog post, you are probably searching for the perfect way to propose. Before we get started here’s a little tip: there’s no perfect way! There’s only your way. Your proposal should be something that speaks to the […]

10 Tips for Planning an Unforgettable Airbnb Wedding

July 20, 2020 | juliette

photo by Tida Svy Photography If you’re searching for totally unique and unexpected wedding venues, it’s time to put an Airbnb wedding on your list! Rental properties offer so many benefits that most traditional wedding venues simply can’t, including a cozy atmosphere, total flexibility when it comes to vendors, and a place to sleep when the party is over. An Airbnb wedding is a great option for couples who want an at-home feel without having […]

6 Wedding Themes That are Trending in 2020

July 17, 2020 | juliette

photo by Button Up Photography As hard as it is to believe, 2020 is just around the corner! And do you know what that means? A whole new crop of incredible wedding themes, of course! Couples continue to get more and more creative each year, putting unique twists on old favorites and elevating current themes to fit a more modern look. From desert chic to tropical opulence (or “tropulence”), these six wedding themes will be everywhere […]