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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

DIY Wedding Inspiration Roundup

October 21, 2020 | riley

Image by Autumn Nicole Photo. See more of this real wedding here. We know how much goes into planning a wedding. You have to figure out the venue, the guest list, the menu, the decor, etc.–all of this revolving around money. That’s why more and more couples are opting to add DIY touches to their special day. Getting crafty is not only one of the easiest ways to save money, but it’s also a great […]

DIY Wedding Guide: Everything You Should Know to Plan Your Own

October 5, 2020 | riley

Image by Erika Diaz. See more of this real wedding here.  We know how much work goes into planning a wedding. Figuring out guest lists, seating charts, catering, the venue, etc. can be extremely overwhelming. On top of wedding planning, more couples are choosing to opt for DIY décor. Whether you’re looking to get crafty to save money or you just want to put personal touches into your special day, there’s a lot to know […]

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.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]