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100 Times Kids Completely Stole The Show At A Wedding

Bridal Guide | Posted 04.01.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

No matter where you stand on the kids vs. no kids wedding debate, we can all agree that the cuteness factor of ring bearers and flower girls is off the charts.

Adam Afara: International Event Planner and Wedding Designer

Madinah James | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weddings
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Madinah James

Afara is a talented designer who specializes in wedding planning and creating imaginative sets, private party set ups, and innovative décor for several corporate events.

50 Wedding Ideas You'll Wish You Thought Of First

Bridal Guide | Posted 01.28.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

It's all about the details as you plan your wedding celebration.

How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 3 Months

Avelist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings
Avelist

Neither of us were thrilled about paying another year of separate rent (D.C. can be expensive), plus, why wait? We knew we wanted to get married anyway and we had already gone through premarital counseling. So just like that we picked a day in the next three or four months that we could fit into our work schedule and got planning.

From Bride to Wife: Surviving the 'Now I'm Married' Life

Lacey Johnson | Posted 09.21.2015 | Weddings
Lacey Johnson

I beg of you to treasure this time. Be grateful that someone finds you incomparable enough to commit their life to you. Roll around in that fact. Marinate on it for a moment. Drink it down and allow it to wrap you in feelings of gratitude.

40+ Wedding Cake Ideas That Are Totally Steal-Worthy

Bridal Guide | Posted 09.15.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

In the incredible world of cake art, anything can serve as inspiration.

The Budget Bride's Guide to Wedding Bliss

Adiba Nelson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Weddings
Adiba Nelson

I am that girl who started planning my wedding three years ago, on Pinterest, while I was dating someone else. Don't judge me, Judgey McJudgerson -- you know you did it too. Heck, you're probably doing it right now.

12 Pieces of Advice to Survive the 'Almost Married' Life

Lacey Johnson | Posted 08.25.2015 | Weddings
Lacey Johnson

Congratulations on your engagement! As I approach my third wedding anniversary, all of my "what ifs" and mistakes remain fresh in my memory. I am eager to welcome you to learn from each of them.

19 Awesome Wedding Ideas For 'Star Wars' Super Fans

Bridal Guide | Posted 05.04.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

We're celebrating May 4th (aka "May the Force Be With You Day") by rounding up the most creative wedding ideas inspired by George Lucas' 1977 sci-fi game-changer.

6 Things No One Tells You After Getting Engaged

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 06.28.2015 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

Yes, you are making decisions, spending money, and thinking about all the details. But if you don't remember to relax, breathe, have fun, and savor the moments with the person you love, you'll forget to enjoy yourself in the process.

We Dare You Not To Smile While Scrolling Through These Proposal Pics

Bridal Guide | Posted 03.22.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

From shock to tears to full-scale hysterics, we've compiled some of the most emotional engagement reaction photos. These heartwarming proposals make u...

It's That Time Of Year! 10 Of Our Favorite Fall Wedding Ideas

Bridal Guide | Posted 11.06.2014 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I can never seem to get enough of the foliage or the flavors, and when it comes to a wedding, there are infinite possibilities to incorporate the season into your celebration.

11 Crazy Characters You'll Encounter While Wedding Planning

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

Weddings are beautiful and wonderful -- the most exciting time of your life. But let's be serious: they also tend to conjure up the crazy in many people.

Aww-Worthy Grooms' Reactions Remind Us What Love Looks Like

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Although "first look" photo sessions are growing in popularity, plenty of couples still choose to save that speci...

Say 'I Do' To These Fresh Wedding Day 'Dos

Posted 01.29.2015 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide Many engaged couples strive to find balance between a timeless wedding look and unique, trendy details, and ha...

How to Throw a Drama-Free Bridal Shower

GalTime | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

Being chosen as a bridesmaid is a real honor, but the pressure to throw your newly-hitched BFF, sister, cousin or special person in your life a memorable bridal shower can be the source of a lot of stress.

Randy Fenoli's Top 10 Tips For Wedding Dress Success

Posted 06.23.2014 | Weddings

TLC’s gown guru, Randy Fenoli, shares his shopping secrets in his book, It’s All About the Dress. 1. Establish your story How do you want your...

10 Ways Wedding Planning Prepares You For Marriage

Posted 08.12.2014 | Weddings

By Sharon Naylor for Bridal Guide From the time you get engaged to your big day, with every decision you make and hurdle you overcome, you're putti...

I'm Throwing A Non-Traditional Wedding, And Here's Why You Should Too

Posted 06.08.2014 | Weddings

By Brittany Wellman for Bridal Guide I have never been one to follow the crowd and my wedding will be no different. In middle school and high schoo...

Every Bride Is Bound To Have These 20 Wedding Epiphanies

Posted 06.02.2014 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide After the euphoria of getting engaged starts to taper off, it's time for planning mode: You're going to have a...

These Wedding Splurges Just Aren't Worth The Cost

Posted 06.02.2014 | Weddings

By Davia Montaya for Bridal Guide Throughout the wedding process there will be elements that entice you to spend a little more than you were planni...

80+ Ways To Save Thousands On Your Wedding

Posted 05.27.2014 | Weddings

By Bridal Guide Don't break the bank! Follow our guide to all things financially savvy. More from Bridal Guide: Don't Make These 25 Common Make...

10 Things No One Tells You About The Big Day

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 07.20.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Bridal magazines and Pinterest boards don't often speak of this, but I will: Your wedding day is one day of your life. Your marriage, God willing, will last longer than one day.

These Wedding Splurges Are Worth The Cost (And Then Some)

Posted 05.17.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide With wedding costs on the rise, it can be harder than ever to keep your wedding budget on the right track. Rather...

These Hair Accessories Will Take Your Wedding Look To The Next Level

Posted 05.12.2014 | Weddings

By Naima DiFranco for Bridal Guide This season, it's all about accessorizing your wedding dress with a statement hair accessory, whether it be a fl...