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WEDDING BLOG

Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning Tips

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

micro wedding 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, […]

Advice For Wedding Planning During COVID-19

August 24, 2020 | morgan

  If you’re feeling overwhelmed researching covid wedding ideas, you’re not alone. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all, but especially couples planning their weddings. These couples are faced with unique challenges that are—forgive us for using this term—unprecedented. Our mission at Junebug is to help take the stress out of wedding planning so you can create a celebration worthy of your love. While we don’t have a magic wand to solve these extra […]

Why You Shouldn’t Negotiate with Wedding Vendors

August 18, 2020 | brooke

  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 do—here’s a simple summary: […]

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 […]