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5 Fun and Easy Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day (No Crafting Required!)

Kristin Joy | Posted 02.12.2016 | Weddings
Kristin Joy

I realized that there are many ways to partake in this day and stay relaxed. Here is my list of 5 fun and easy ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with your family, friends, and fiancé WITHOUT busting out a glue gun or feeling inferior to all the Pin-worthy pictures you see online.

Secrets of Fabulous Wedding Photography

Anne Naylor | Posted 02.12.2016 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

With all of us snapping with our smart phones, posting Instagrams, why would you engage a professional photographer for your wedding?

7 Things You'll Learn About Wedding Dress Shopping From Watching "Say Yes To The Dress"

BRIDES | Posted 02.10.2016 | Weddings

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Even if you're not engaged yet, chances are you can't get enough of TLC's "Say Yes to...

What 25 Brides Would Have Done Differently On Their Wedding Day

Chelsea Hetzel | Posted 02.12.2016 | Weddings
Chelsea Hetzel

Ever since I got engaged, wedding planning is constantly on my mind. I still can't help but spend most of my free time getting lost in ideas on Pinterest! It's been specifically hard to narrow my focus when planning. There are SO many things to think about that I tend to get distracted and lose my focus!

This DIY Wedding Is Your Pinterest Board Come To Life

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.04.2016 | Weddings

Marrianne Mercer had a very specific vision for her wedding, and she made it all happen with her own two hands.  "Doing a DIY ceremony was reall...

6 Must-Read Stories of Brides Who Had Their Weddings Crashed

BRIDES | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weddings

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose If a stranger crashes your wedding, you might not notice until you go through picture...

How to Look Amazing in Your Wedding Photos

Camille Abbott | Posted 01.11.2016 | Weddings
Camille Abbott

I feel very fortunate to frequently work beside some of the most exceptional wedding photographers in South Australia. I can't help but admire how tal...

How to Work Looks from the Golden Globes into Your Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 01.11.2016 | Weddings

by Roberta Correia, BRIDES Photo: Getty Images It's official, awards season is here and the Golden Globe Awards red carpet kicked off a season of s...

50 Award-Winning Wedding Photos That Will Blow You Away

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 01.05.2016 | Weddings

Wedding photography is an art form and these photos are proof.  On Monday, Junebug Weddings released the 50 winners of their annual Best of the B...

'Bachelorette' Star Kaitlyn Bristowe Shares Engagement Photos

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.23.2015 | Entertainment

Can you hear wedding bells?  "Bachelorette" star Kaitlyn Bristowe and her fiancé Shawn Booth snapped some gorgeous engagement photos ...

5 Things To Know Before Publishing Your Wedding

Kristin Joy | Posted 12.18.2015 | Weddings
Kristin Joy

Not every wedding can be published on the pages of the elite, even if yours is Martha or SMP-caliber. Luckily, having worked in the bridal publishing industry, I've learned a thing or two about what goes on in the editor's room and how they select what is worthy of publishing.

21 Times Brides Simply Couldn't Contain Their Joy

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.17.2015 | Weddings

On the day of the wedding, most brides can't help but radiate joy from every pore. Below, 21 photos of beaming brides to remind you just how good it f...

7 Things To Do Before You Say 'I Do'

BHLDN | Posted 12.11.2015 | Weddings

For those brides-to-be who may still have a few steps to take before heading down the aisle, here are seven tips to help minimize unnecessary stress.

18 Intimate Glimpses At Weddings From Around The World

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.08.2015 | Weddings

One of the most wonderful things about weddings is how much they vary culture to culture, each with its own unique set of traditions.  HuffPost r...

Bridey, Don't Let the Bar Bill Drive You Ballistic... Budget Accordingly!

Bitchless Bride | Posted 12.01.2015 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Your guests have no morals. So, if you are planning on providing an open bar for the evening, then plan on your guests living on nothing except booze (and maybe some food) for five hours. Got it? Good! Now, go budget that open bar!

The Lure of Becoming a Bride of ISIS

Anne Speckhard | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Anne Speckhard

SIS in its call to the Caliphate is also offering a new world order in which the current geo-political conflicts will, according to ISIS, be resolved with everyone ultimately living as Muslim in a utopian life governed by Islamic ideals--heady stuff for the young who are disheartened by real injustices in the world and still believe in the possibility of utopias.

25 Intimate Wedding Photos That Capture The Romance Of The Big Day

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weddings

On a day that's supposed to be all about the couple's love, it's easy to get wrapped up in the whirlwind of wedding makeup, photos, processionals and ...

6 Times You Should Say 'No' To The Dress

BRIDES | Posted 11.30.2015 | Weddings

by Jen Glantz, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Finding the right wedding dress is much like finding love. You spend a lot of time explo...

18 Bold Brides Who Wore Something Other Than A Wedding Dress

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings

Here comes the bride, all dressed in whatever she damn well pleases! While a traditional wedding gown is right for some, other ladies would much prefe...

How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 3 Months

Avelist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings

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.

20 Photos That Perfectly Sum Up The End Of The Wedding Night

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Weddings

After all the build up to the wedding day, it's hard to believe it passes by in the blink of an eye.  The end of the night brings with it a wide ...

4 Unique Wedding Favors You Can Give Your Guests

BRIDES | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weddings

If you're looking to do something different, something memorable, take a look at these four unique ideas for wedding favors.

How to Be the Best Bridal Party

Summer McLane | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weddings
Summer McLane

Being asked to be a bridesmaid or a groomsman is one of the highest honors given to a friend. Yes, it is a lot of work and sometimes it isn't fun but when your friend asks you to stand with them while they take this huge step in their lives, you do it... and you do it without any complaints. Unfortunately, that isn't always the way things go.

Here's How To Keep Your Sanity As A Bridesmaid

Avelist | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weddings

Over the years, I've been a bridesmaid or involved in many weddings in some capacity. Follow these five guidelines to maintain your friendship with the bride and keep your sanity through it all.

Killer Honeymoon Experiences That You'll Be Talking About Forever

Kristen Rocco | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Kristen Rocco

To create timeless memories, stay in a restored barn on an olive farm, wander the streets of Florence and take in world-famous art. Then, go wine tasting in Chianti, the origin of Chianti wine.