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Proof That Single Guys Love Planning Their Non-Existent Weddings Too

Posted 03.13.2014 | Weddings

If you think women are the only ones poring over bridal magazines, picking color schemes and imagining their wedding day attire long before getting en...

The Big Wedding Planning Mistake New Brides Make

Posted 03.13.2014 | Weddings

By Davia Lee for Bridal Guide One of the biggest wedding-planning challenges can be cohesiveness — presenting a consistent vision for your e...

Should You Break Up With Your Vendor?

Renee Strauss | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

It is easy to be influenced by a professional, but this is your very special day, so make sure your requests are heard. Get what you want. But, to do so, you'll need to know what you want -- and that means you need to do your homework.

5 Money Questions To Ask Before Your Wedding Day

Chris Easter | Posted 05.10.2014 | Weddings
Chris Easter

Talking about money might not be as fun as discussing the songs your reception band will play or the tropical location in which you'll be honeymoon...

How To Add A Touch Of Vintage Chic To Your Big Day

Posted 03.10.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Antique suitcases and retro furniture were once de rigueur at vintage-chic real weddings. Now, couples are opting for...

10 Things You Should Never Do After Getting Engaged

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.09.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Don't let the stress of wedding planning ruin the fun of being engaged. Try to be your normal selves and bask in the glow of the shiny diamond. And remember to keep your nails pretty.

12 Ways To Add Irish Flair To Your Wedding

Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide In honor of St. Patrick's Day on March 17, here are some of our favorite ways to honor your Irish heritage on you...

12 Wedding Looks Inspired By Oscar Gowns

Posted 03.05.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Sunday night's Oscars offered up a parade of glamorous stars, memorable moments, and nary a single fashion misstep. (...

8 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Wedding Planner

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.05.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

What does this mean in the grand scheme of things for you? It means, as brides and grooms, you need to get organized BEFORE you get on the phone or walk into the office to start your planning. This is your money you're burning, after all.

Here's A State-By-State Breakdown Of How Much Your Wedding Will Cost

Posted 03.06.2014 | Weddings

Brides and grooms spent an average of $28,427 on their weddings in 2012 -- the highest amount since 2008, according to an annual survey of nearly 17,5...

10 Gifts Newlyweds Are Sure To Love

Sara Morgan | Posted 05.04.2014 | Weddings
Sara Morgan

Creating a wedding registry can feel more like a to-do list than a compilation of products that inspire and excite you, but it doesn't have to be.

How to Become a Professional Wedding Planner

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.04.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

If you really want to be a wedding planner, there are six million opportunities out there for you. You have to show the initiative to go out and get them.

The Pros And Cons Of Paperless Wedding Invitations

Erica Laudon | Posted 05.03.2014 | Weddings
Erica Laudon

My spam filter has swallowed up a lot of Evites and even some important emails with large attachments. It would be terrible if many of your guests didn't receive your email wedding invitation because it got lost in their Spam filter.

3 Reasons To Consider A Family-Style Wedding Menu

Posted 03.02.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly The wedding menu that you and your partner design together with your caterer is just as important as the way in which...

Everything You Want To Say To Newly Engaged Friends But Can't

Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

Don't get us wrong, when our friends get engaged, we're super happy for them. But sometimes, certain couples go overboard with the whole engagemen...

These Risqué Wedding Gowns Are For Daring Brides Only

Posted 02.27.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly If you're hunting for a totally nontraditional wedding gown, you're in luck: many top bridal designers are offering u...

A Cancer Patient's Guide to Wedding Planning

Pauline Lewis | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Pauline Lewis

Planning a wedding is an expensive and logistically complicated undertaking, and it is often the first (and only) large party you will throw. But you should never feel inferior, whether it's because you are in a wheelchair, can't afford a photobooth, or simply don't give a damn about the centerpieces.

We Found The One-Stop Shop For All Your Shotgun Wedding Needs

Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

Are you getting married? Do you still need to buy your wedding dress? Do you also need to purchase beer and possibly a firearm too? Have we got the st...

Why You May Need Plenty of Time Between Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties and the Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.26.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Remember folks -- the bachelor and bachelorette party are supposed to be celebrations of the upcoming marriage, not a kickoff to the demise of what was previously a healthy, happy relationship.

10 Reasons To Include Your Pet In Your Wedding

Posted 02.24.2014 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Having a pet at your wedding definitely isn...

11 Reasons To Go For Gold When It Comes To Wedding Dresses

Posted 02.25.2014 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Despite unforgiving conditions and a bumpy ...

Everything You Need To Know About Premarital Counseling

Posted 02.22.2014 | Weddings

By Sharon Naylor for Bridal Guide While you're planning your wedding, are you also preparing for your marriage? According to a survey published in ...

Whitney Port Dishes On Wedding Planning And Her Fiancé

Posted 02.21.2014 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. It's going to be a "bohemian desert" wedding for Whitney Port! The design...

Let Them Eat Cake or Whatever You Want

Sharon Sacks | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weddings
Sharon Sacks

Marie Antoinette famously said, "Let them eat cake." But times, they are a-changin', and in this day and age couples are veering away from the status quo.

The Best Wedding Websites You've Never Heard Of

Anne Chertoff | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weddings
Anne Chertoff

There's a batch of recently-launched websites and companies that you'll want to check out to help you plan, style and save you money as you plan your wedding.