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7 People It's Okay NOT to Invite to Your Wedding

Melanie Nolan | Posted 04.11.2015 | Weddings
Melanie Nolan

When It comes to your guest list, get ready to get asked awkward questions, get dirty looks and maybe even be the "bad guy." In the end, you have to do what is best for you. It is your wedding day after all.

10 Corners You Should Never Cut When Planning A Wedding

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 04.06.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Sure, you might be super close with someone that has DJ'd a few parties, and maybe you do like the idea of your cousin as your officiant. Trust us, keep your friends and family as guests at your wedding and not as vendors.

Bridal Show 101: 6 Tips for Choosing the Right Trade Show to Attend

Renee Strauss | Posted 04.04.2015 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

If you've signed up for any bridal websites and gone gown or venue shopping you've likely heard of a few wedding shows in town -- there are many!

How To Find A Wedding Gown That Goes With Your Zodiac Sign

Bridal Guide | Posted 04.02.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Whether it's a lace sheath, sexy mermaid or classic ballgown, look to your sun sign to point the way to wedding-gown perfection. More from Bridal Gui...

5 Winter Wedding "Rustic Inspired" Floral Trends

BloomNation | Posted 04.01.2015 | Weddings

Inspiration comes from embracing the cool frosty hues of winter, the gorgeous seasonal flowers that only nature can provide and creating tablescapes and decor that are both soft as snow, yet rustic in nature, all evoking the perfect winter vibe.

10 Hidden Wedding Costs You Should Budget For

BRIDES | Posted 03.28.2015 | Weddings

By BRIDES Photo: Getty Images Creating a wedding budget is a key part of the planning process, but remember that there will always be costs yo...

8 Ideas to Make Your Wedding Ridiculously Fun

Ariane Fisher | Posted 03.24.2015 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

From firedancers to choreographed dances, we saw many fun wedding ideas in our 2014 wedding videos. Here are the Top 8 suggestions to have fun at your...

2015 Wedding Trends

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 03.24.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

In honor of 2015, here are 15 wedding trends that you will be seeing throughout the year. You may recognize some of these trends from last year, and even years past.

8 Wedding Trends That Need To Be Retired

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 03.22.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Every year the wedding rules seem to change, and while we love seeing certain trends stick around, there are ones that we just wish would go away. If you're planning your big day right now, here are some trends that we feel just aren't trendy anymore.

7 Things Your Partner Is Secretly Doing Before Proposing

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.12.2016 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

It seems like everywhere we look these days, someone just got engaged. And regardless of whether your partner staged a flash mob in Times Square or pu...

The Top 10 Wedding Planning Myths

The Knot | Posted 03.21.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

Not all wedding rules are written in stone. Here are some you can feel free to ignore.

How to Make Sure You Can Dance in Your Wedding Dress

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 03.18.2015 | Weddings
Evey Rosenbloom

As a seamstress and wedding dress designer, I understand the struggles that brides face trying to find the perfect dress that combines both form and function.

10 Tips for Newly Engaged Couples

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 03.17.2015 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

So what do you do now? Here are my top 10 tips that will help you successfully navigate -- and truly enjoy -- this exciting time in your life. I also reached out to recent brides for their input.

5 Wedding Veil Alternatives For Brides Who Think Outside The Box

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.12.2016 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

As you painstakingly pull together your wedding day look, you're probably trying on veil after veil. They're as iconically bridal as you can get, afte...

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Engagement

Joelle Duff | Posted 03.13.2015 | Weddings
Joelle Duff

Think of it this way: Once you're married, your relationship will never go through this phase again. So celebrate it! Enjoy it. Embrace it. Easier said than done? Here a few intentional ways that you can take time to appreciate this point in your relationship, and ensure that your marriage starts out on the right foot.

5 Ways to Cut Costs on Your Wedding Flower Budget

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.12.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Flowers seem to be one of the most frustrating items for brides and grooms to contemplate ordering and paying for during the wedding process. To be fair, unless you've been through a wedding flower order before, the cost can be surprising at first glance.

How To Pop The Question...To Your Bridesmaids

Amber Harrison | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Couples are getting increasingly creative with this wedding task, honoring friends and family in personal and meaningful ways. Looking for the perfect way to ask? Here are a few ideas to help you get started.

The Top 3 Things Your Wedding Video MUST Have

Leila Lewis | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Wedding videos are such an amazing way to relive your special day! Films can capture so much more than just photos and give you a little taste of all the most important parts. So what all does that include?

Top 10 Wedding Planning Mistakes

Melanie Nolan | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weddings
Melanie Nolan

As a bride, over the next 12-18 months you will be making so many decisions; fashion, food, decor, guests, drinks, it all has to be planned and all eyes are on you. It is so much fun, but it can also make your head spin!

The Secret To Amazing Wedding Photos

Bre Thurston | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weddings
Bre Thurston

I've been a wedding photographer for 5 years. I've photographed young couples, old couples, straight couples, gay couples, Christian couples, Jewish couples, affluent couples, budget couples, and yet one thing remains the same. People are most beautiful when they laugh.

This Is What True, Lasting Love Looks Like

Linda S. Haase | Posted 03.09.2015 | Weddings
Linda S. Haase

True love is what's left after the candles have burned out, the roses have died and the chocolates are gone.

The 4 Most Common Myths About Wedding Costs

Tracie Domino | Posted 03.08.2015 | Weddings
Tracie Domino

Since weddings are expensive, many couples are still relying on long standing, but inaccurate, wedding budget myths and end up making costly mistakes. To set the record straight, we will address four of the most common inaccuracies we hear from our clients.

The 17 Craziest Wedding Headlines Of 2014

Bridal Guide | Posted 03.02.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

While classic weddings will always have a special place in our hearts, we couldn't stop buzzing about these so-weird-they're-awesome nuptials and shocking bridal antics.

The 10 Most Touching Wedding Stories Of 2014

Bridal Guide | Posted 02.28.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Their kindness, resilience and unwavering courage serves as a reminder of what's truly important on the wedding day.

5 Wedding Details Your Guests Won't Notice At All (So Skip 'Em!)

BRIDES | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings

There are just some things that simply aren't worth it because your guests won't notice or remember them in the long run.