Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

Simple Ceremony Readings for Your Wedding

February 19, 2020 | brooke

photo by Maggie Grace Photography When it comes you choosing the readings for your ceremony, you might be feeling a bit lost—especially if you’re a couple who likes to rock to the beat of your own drums and go the non-traditional route. Have no fear! We’re here to help, babes. When thinking about your ceremony readings, it’s important to choose something that represents the two of you. So, if cool and casual is your thing, […]

The Best Wedding Planning Hashtags to Follow on Instagram

February 5, 2020 | brooke

photo by Mémorelle If there’s one thing that forever changed the wedding industry, it’s social media. From Pinterest to Instagram, you probably can’t go too long without seeing some sort of wedding inspo! To help weed through the clutter and get you focused on the best-of-the-best posts, we put together this list of the best wedding planning hashtags to follow on Instagram. TOP 10 WEDDING PLANNING HASHTAGS There are wedding hashtags, and then there are […]

How to Plan a Wedding Shower – The Ultimate Guide

January 29, 2020 | brooke

photo by Fox & Kin It happened! Your friends are engaged, planning their big day, and you are a lucky one who gets to plan a wedding shower and be a part of showing them all the love over the next few months. While we may see the traditional bridal shower phasing out over the next few years, we think wedding showers (where both partners are involved!) may become the new “thing.” If you’re the […]

Wedding Planner Responsibilities vs. Wedding Coordinator Responsibilities — Your Complete Breakdown

December 11, 2019 | brooke

photo by Victoria Carlson Photography Navigating the wedding vendor industry can be a little confusing with titles such as planners and coordinators, some whom also have “designer” or “stylist” tacked onto their title. You may be thinking: “What are common wedding planner responsibilities?” “Do I need both?” “Who does what?” “How do I know which one to hire?” Trust us, you’re not alone! We’re laying out the facts. Here’s everything you need to know about […]

The Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Your Wedding Guest List

December 4, 2019 | brooke

photo by Gabrielle Desmarchais Does thinking about your wedding guest list cue those anxious feels? You may be thinking things like, “Where do we start?” “How are we going to explain to Aunt Mary that we’re having an intimate day (and she’s not invited)?” Not to fear, babes! We’re here to help. First thing’s first: Take a breath. You’ve got this! Dive in to this step-by-step guide to creating your wedding guest list — and check […]

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Guide – A Free Step-by-Step Roadmap

November 27, 2019 | brooke

photo by Lora Photography If there’s one thing we’ve learned after years of writing about weddings, it’s that no two weddings are the same — and they shouldn’t be. We’re all about non-traditional ways of doing things, but there are a few best practices we’ve picked up along the way. Whether you’re planning your wedding in two months or twenty-two, we’ve created this step-by-step wedding planning guide and roadmap to help you organize your thoughts […]

10 Tips for a Totally Awesome Zero-Waste Wedding

November 20, 2019 | brooke

photo by Allie Chambers Photography You’ve been asking for zero-waste wedding ideas — and we’re here for it! An average wedding produces hundreds of pounds of waste and tons (literally!) of C02 emissions.  The easiest way to eliminate all waste is to head to the courthouse and elope with very minimal frills, but if you still want a traditional wedding, there are many ways you can plan to reduce your impact on the environment! Did […]

4 Ways Light Can Affect Your Wedding Ceremony Pictures

November 6, 2019 | brooke

photo by Phan Tien There’s one thing that can drastically affect your wedding ceremony pictures, and no, it’s not rain! We’re talking light and how it can totally make or break your photos. Of course, an experienced photographer will know how to navigate these tricky situations, but we want you to have the knowledge to avoid them all together. You may be thinking: How do I know what the light will look like on my wedding […]

The Best Wedding Budget Tips from Top Wedding Planners Around the World

October 30, 2019 | brooke

photo by Sydney Marie Photography When it comes to planning your wedding, we know there’s always one thing that’s top-of-mind: budget. There are probably a million questions running through your mind when it comes to this topic. How much should we expect to pay? What areas can we save on costs? What services should we invest in? Luckily, you came to the right place for advice! Aside from the obvious advice to hire a planner […]

Five Stylish Fall Wedding Color Palettes

October 16, 2019 | brooke

photo by Hayley Hoover Photography Oh, Autumn. Year after year this season steals the hearts of brides (and all of us on the Junebug staff) — and we understand why! We’re always so delighted to see how our ultra-stylish couples, planners, and photographers put together the most brilliant, unexpected color schemes. To celebrate the season, we’ve put together five stylish fall wedding color palettes that are sure to leave you swooning! ONYX, LIGHT GREY, MARSHMALLOW, LEATHER, […]