Wedding Ideas: From Blogger To Bride

Heartfelt North Texas Ranch Wedding

December 8, 2015 | nicole

Today we have an extra special treat for you. You may remember from our From Blogger to Bride series that our own Junebug General Manager and Editor-in-Chief Carrie recently tied the knot. Today we’re fortunate enough to give you a glimpse into her big day! As the Executive Editor here, I typically don’t get to attend the weddings I write about. As I experienced Carrie’s wedding firsthand, I couldn’t wait to share my favorite moments with […]

The Wedding Day Timeline

September 23, 2015 | carrie

Until I started planning my own wedding, I had no idea that a wedding day timeline was so… intensive. Seriously! I’m not trying to alarm, but there are 100 different things to consider when you’re building your wedding day itinerary. From getting ready with your girls in the morning to running through a tunnel of sparklers, this From Blogger to Bride will give you everything you need to know in order to create a complete wedding […]

20 Wedding Planning Tips From Real Brides

September 9, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Focus Imaging Photography I am officially less than one month away from saying I Do and boy are those nerves starting to kick in! I decided to bring together some of my favorite bits of advice from real Junebug brides to help with the stress. I love everything these brides have to say, because it’s genuine and honest. If you’re a real bride reading this post or you’re currently planning your own wedding, feel free […]

How to Get Legally Married in the U.S.

August 26, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Nathan Abplanalp While planning the décor and style of your wedding is important, so is tying the knot legally. The requirements of a legal marriage vary from state to state, and some are downright weird. Did you know that in Connecticut, District of Columbia, Indiana, and Montana, you may be required to present a blood test and undergo a physical examination? Our guide today offers a general outline of what can be expected in […]

How to Hire a Wedding DJ

August 12, 2015 | carrie

Your wedding DJ is vital when it comes to the flow and overall feel of your big day. That’s why it’s important to make sure you do your research and choose wisely. Today, my DJ, Michael Roos of Texas Pro DJ, is here to share his expert advice with us. With 30 years of experience behind the turntables, Michael knows a thing or to about what to look for when you’re searching for the perfect wedding DJ. 1. What are […]

How to Look and Feel Great on Your Wedding Day

July 29, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Taylor Lord Photography Looking great on your wedding day is important, but what’s even more important is feeling great. Instead of focusing on pounds and inches, today’s From Blogger to Bride is going to focus on how to feel your loveliest and healthiest in time for your wedding. I don’t know about you guys, but I definitely don’t want to feel weak and tired walking down that aisle. Instead, I hope to feel strong, confident, and […]

How to Plan Your Dream Honeymoon

July 15, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Miss Gen Photography Today’s From Blogger to Bride is all about how to plan a honeymoon that fits you! Phil and I decided on the beaches of the Riviera Maya at an all-inclusive resort. However, we went back and forth on almost every destination and type of honeymoon under the sun. We considered a hiking trip to Machu Picchu, wineries in Sonoma, a cruise through the Mediterranean, but at the end of the day we knew we […]

How to Throw the Best Bachelorette Party: The Essential Guide

July 1, 2015 | carrie

photo by Payton Hartsell Photography Planning a party to celebrate a special bride-to-be? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up everything you need to know, plus a few additional tips, so that you can plan the best bachelorette party for your girl. To make sure we didn’t miss a thing, we interviewed Joanne Barken, owner of The Bach, to get her expert advice on throwing a killer bachelorette party. Photo by Henry Tieu Photography Bachelorette Party Etiquette FAQ 1. Who traditionally […]

How to Choose Your Bridesmaid Dresses

June 17, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Paula O’Hara It’s all about bridesmaid dresses for today’s From Blogger to Bride! One of the smaller aspects of the wedding planning process, but definitely not the least stressful! You want your bridal party to feel great and have a fun time at your wedding, and mixing a large group of personalities, styles, and body types together can make this an overwhelming task. Today, I have Weddington Way to give us the low down on bridesmaid […]

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Dress Shopping

May 20, 2015 | riley

Whether you’ve dreamed about your wedding gown for years or you’ve got no clue where to start, wedding dress shopping can be a tulle-filled maze that can leave you overwhelmed, frustrated, and ultimately unhappy with your final purchase. That’s why we’re here to help ensure you’re equipped with everything you need to know to find your dress without the stress. Finding your dream wedding-day outfit, even if it’s not a dress–hello, jumpsuits–doesn’t have to be […]