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Wedding Ideas: From Blogger To Bride

The Ultimate Guide To Creating The Perfect Wedding Day Timeline

September 23, 2019 | riley

We know weddings can be overwhelming, to say the least.  That’s why having a clear wedding day timeline is crucial. It helps eliminate day-of stress and scheduling conflicts so that everyone–from your bridesmaids to your DJ–is on the same page.  We reached out to Junebug members about their advice on wedding timelines, and this is what Holly Poulter of Revelry Events had to say about them, “First of all, it’s your wedding, and you know […]

How to Plan Your Dream Honeymoon

July 15, 2019 | kailey

Once you’ve officially tied the knot and we can’t think of a better way to kick off your marriage than with an epic honeymoon. Whether you’re looking to stay close to home or take this celebration international, we’ve got you covered. From destination ideas to budgeting tips—here’s everything you need to know to plan your honeymoon.  Plan Your Honeymoon Budget  We can’t stress how important it is to start by creating a realistic budget that’s […]

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 […]

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 Throw A Bachelorette Party

July 1, 2015 | kailey

Every bride is different, therefore every bachelorette party should be different too. From the destination to the decor—there’s a lot that goes into planning an unforgettable bachelorette party. Whether you’re wanting a relaxing weekend by the pool or a party-filled celebration, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about throwing a bachelorette party fit for every soon-to-be bride.  Assign Bachelorette Planning Duties  There’s a lot of confusion when it comes down to who actually […]

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 […]

Spreading the Good News: Wedding Websites and Save the Date Cards

April 22, 2015 | carrie

Photo by Studio Uma After the initial celebrations and first wave of to-do’s are out of the way, announcing your wedding to your friends and family is the next major step in the wedding planning journey. Your save-the-date cards and wedding website are your guests’ first impression of your big day! It’s a little overwhelming when you first start searching for stationery designers and website builders, so I have some recommendations below as well as tips […]

Why You Should Hire a Wedding Planner

April 8, 2015 | carrie

I am less than 6 months away from saying “I do,” and reality is setting in for Phil and I! While we are both jumping for joy and counting down the days, we are also overwhelmed with our ever-increasing to-do list. It seems no matter how many to-do’s we accomplish, more magically appear… and in greater numbers. Stress is inevitable when you’re planning a wedding and if you lead busy lives like Phil and myself, it’s easy […]

10 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Before Signing a Contract

March 25, 2015 | carrie

Selecting a wedding venue is often the first big item that a couple checks off their list. Choosing the right venue for your day defines many of the puzzle pieces that will ultimately fit together to create your wedding: your date, where guests will need to book hotel rooms, outfits, decor, food, etc. While touring venues is fun and exciting, it can be overwhelming. What questions do you ask? What things will be covered? What […]