Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

The Best Etsy Bridesmaids Proposal Gifts for Popping the Question to Your Girls

December 12, 2017 | nicole

photo by Jonnie & Garrett It’s not every day you get to ask your best friend to stand by your side at your wedding, so why not make the occasion as special as can be? Before picking out bridesmaids dresses for the lovely ladies in your life, check out these bridesmaids proposal gifts that will have them saying “I do” before you can even pop the question! Jewelry Who doesn’t love to celebrate with a […]

How to Choose Your Wedding Date

December 7, 2017 | nicole

photo by Jonnie + Garrett Wedding Photographers If you’re recently engaged, you’ve probably heard the following more times than you can count: “Congratulations! When’s the wedding?” If you don’t have an answer to that question yet, today’s post is for you! Before trying on dresses or tasting cakes, you’ve got to know when the big day is happening so you can set everything else into motion with a timeline in mind. In case you’re not sure […]

Read This if You’re Planning a Same-Sex Wedding

November 30, 2017 | nicole

photo by Rouxby Wedding planning can be dizzying to navigate for any couple, but we realize there are a few unique circumstances when it comes to planning a same-sex wedding. Do you wear matching outfits? Who’s walking whom down the aisle? Do you get to have a bachelor or bachelorette party? If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions since getting engaged (congrats, by the way!), then today’s post is for you! photo by Pablo Laguia Wedding […]

8 Tips for Nailing Your Engagement Photos

November 22, 2017 | nicole

photo by Blush Photography With the holidays just around the corner, engagement season is nearly upon us! Whether you’re engaged already or you think the big question may be coming soon, we want to offer a few tips we’ve learned over the years for nailing your engagement photos. From what to wear to where to go, keep these eight things in mind before your upcoming photo shoot! photo by Olivia Strohm 1. Wear something you’re comfortable in. […]

What to Consider When Deciding Between a Local or Destination Wedding

November 16, 2017 | nicole

photo by Maggie Grace Photography Before you book your venue, choose your dress, or even start putting together your guest list, you have a major wedding decision to make: should you have a local or destination wedding? For some, a local wedding seems like a no-brainer, but for others, a destination wedding may be that thought you just can’t quit. If you’ve been trying to decide where to say “I do,” this post is for you! […]

Why You Really Should Write Your Own Vows

November 9, 2017 | nicole

photo by Abby Roses SHOP THIS LOOK   We’re not typically in the business of telling you what you should and shouldn’t do on your wedding day because we believe that every couple and every wedding is unique. However, the more we think about it, there’s one aspect of your day that we really (really) do encourage: writing your own vows. When it comes down to it, what’s most important aren’t the decorations on your […]

Wedding Getting Ready Playlist to Dance to With Your Girls

November 2, 2017 | nicole

photos by Rob August Photography and Amy Higg Photography The morning of your wedding should be fun and relaxing, full of giggles and popping bottles before the big “I do!” The last thing you want to worry about is finding the perfect playlist to set the mood. To help keep your day as stress-free as possible, we’ve curated a wedding getting ready playlist that will have you and your bridesmaids dancing in your hair and makeup chairs. Turn […]

Why Your Wedding Photographer Isn’t Just Another Vendor

October 26, 2017 | nicole

photo by Melissa Rey Photo As you start the wedding planning process, you may have wondered why certain vendors charge what they do and why they’re worth investing in. When it comes to your wedding photographer, their value has to do with so much more than a gallery of photos you receive six to eight weeks after the wedding. Before hiring someone to capture your big day, keep these reasons in mind to help you […]

5 Steps for Making a Wedding Mood Board

October 19, 2017 | nicole

photo by Joseph West Photography Making a wedding mood board is one of the most helpful activities in the wedding planning process. Not only does the practice encourage you to make decisions about the look of your day, but it can also aid in defining the overall vibe your wedding will have. Before choosing your wedding colors or even contacting a wedding planner, making a wedding mood board will lead you to answers to questions you haven’t […]

The Most Important Questions to Ask Before You Start Wedding Planning

October 10, 2017 | nicole

photo by Peyton Rainey Photography Assuming you’re here because you’re recently engaged – congrats! This is such an exciting chapter of your life, and we want to help make it as stress-free as possible. Before diving into the wishlists, checklists, and to-do lists associated with wedding planning, we encourage you to take the time to sit down and answer a few questions that will get you in the right mindset for creating an experience worthy of […]