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Wedding Planning

How Premarital Fights Can Be Healthy for Your Marriage

Liz Higgins | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Higgins

Take these suggestions to heart and notice the difference in your ability to fight fair with your partner during this pre-wedding time. Remember what it's all about and what brought you both to this point in your lives. Use the opportunities that life presents to you and grow from your arguments and fights. Learn to embrace the conflict as an opportunity for growth!

A Day In The Life Of A Bridal Designer and Bride-To-Be

Sabrina Dahan | Posted 03.21.2016 | Weddings
Sabrina Dahan

I always dreamed of designing my own bridal collection and marrying the man I fell in love with. I never thought they would both happen at the same time! Less than a year ago, while designing my debut bridal collection, my soon-to-be husband popped the question and the craziness began.

What To Do In Charleston, South Carolina On A Mini Moon

BRIDES | Posted 03.18.2016 | Travel

by Marianne McGoldrick, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of French Quarter Inn If you're planning to stay stateside for your honeymoon, consider Charles...

One Surprising Tool Every Wedding Planner Should Have

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

In 2016, it's surprisingly easy to plan a wedding in virtual reality. Over the weekend, I visited a handful of wedding venues in Atlanta, Georgia. Sma...

2016 Wedding Trends: From the Wedding Planner to the Stars, Mindy Weiss

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 03.15.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

The latest Bachelor couple just announced they'll head down the aisle soon. So what can you expect if they have a spring or summer wedding? I was rece...

Social Media Influences on Marriage Proposals

Laiza King | Posted 03.15.2016 | Weddings
Laiza King

Elaborate marriage proposals and stunts have their unique seasons. Doubt it? Take a trip down YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms and you will struggle to catch your breath from the various emotional and often over-the-top marriage proposals littered around the cyberspace.

The Anatomy Of A Picture Perfect Bridal Party

BHLDN | Posted 03.21.2016 | Weddings

Being a bridesmaid can be serious work. Lucky for you we've taken the guesswork out of navigating this important role so that you can support your bride-to-be right up to her "I dos" without breaking a sweat.

How To Make Your Own Naked Wedding Cake

Brit + Co | Posted 03.17.2016 | Weddings
Brit + Co

Thinking about DIY-ing a wedding cake but intimidated by finicky fondant or perfectly smooth buttercream? Why not try an icing-less naked cake?! Inste...

Eloping Is the New Black -- Part 2

Camille Abbott | Posted 03.14.2016 | Weddings
Camille Abbott

The logistics of the ceremony itself are a piece of cake, next to the potential for hurt feelings, regret and guilt that can accompany the aftermath of an elopement.

Wedding Planning Season Is Upon Us Part 2! Rachel's Guide to Staying Organized

Rachel Cho | Posted 03.11.2016 | Weddings
Rachel Cho

An organized wedding couple is a stress-free wedding couple. Below are my tips and tricks for keeping your long list of to-dos strategized, categorized, and on-point!

What to Do? A Wedding Guest Showed Up That Didn't Reply

Tammy Eckert | Posted 03.11.2016 | Weddings
Tammy Eckert

A good positive attitude going into your wedding day makes all the difference, and so does a bad attitude. If you are going to have a negative outlook, it just breeds more drama into your day, creating more negative energy. I've seen this happen with brides a million times - creating drama that isn't necessary.

The Bachelor Wedding Planner Shares Predictions for Ben's Wedding

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

The Bachelor finale is finally this Monday. The word is out that Ben is engaged to someone, but is it JoJo or Lauren B.? If the couple can survive the drama of the show and the taxing media attention and make it to the alter, we expect we'll all get to watch the wedding in a special televised event.

21 Gorgeous Ways to Incorporate Gold Into Your Wedding Décor

Inside Weddings | Posted 03.10.2016 | Weddings
Inside Weddings

While some brides go all out with gold glitter table linens, others choose to use the gilded color as an accent on ivory wedding cakes or calligraphy on escort cards. No matter how much of a bullion tone you desire for your own celebration, there are plenty of ways to add golden glamour to suit your individual style on your big day.

How Your Psyche Can F*ck With Your Wedding Plans

Bitchless Bride | Posted 03.08.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

I know it's not easy. But, once you get started, it all seems to fall into place. You'll get into a groove, and you'll be amazed at how easy some of the more difficult wedding planning tasks and delicate family situations become to handle.

19 Charming Backyard Wedding Ideas For Low-Key Couples

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 03.07.2016 | Weddings

When it comes to wedding venues, backyard soirees are the epitome of effortless romance. Thinking of throwing one of these low-key and oh-so lovely ce...

5 Things to Do, Before "I Do"

Heather Castle | Posted 03.07.2016 | Weddings
Heather Castle

As you begin your life together, an important first step is to establish a budget.

5 Super Secret Honeymoon Planning Tips From the Pros

Ariane Fisher | Posted 03.07.2016 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

This week I hit the pavement to find out some secret pro tips when planning your honeymoon. I interviewed 5 of the best honeymoon and destination wedding planners in the country to find their top secret tips.

Wedding Planning Traditions to Reconsider

Lindsay Rosasco | Posted 03.04.2016 | Weddings
Lindsay Rosasco

As you throw yourself into Pinterest, wedding magazines, and advice from family and friends, here are some additional things to consider when planning your special day. I'll share some things that worked for me, and if you are already married, I would love you to share some of your own tips when it comes to considering alternatives to wedding traditions.

My Wedding Is Triggering Old Body Image Anxiety. Here's What I'm Doing About It

Emily Light | Posted 03.04.2016 | Weddings
Emily Light

Sure, every bride wants to look and feel her best on her wedding day. But over the last couple of months I catch myself falling into old habits; feeling uncomfortable in my skin and removing his hand from my belly, berating myself with negative thoughts that I spent so many years a prisoner to.

How To Pick The Perfect Place To Elope

Camille Abbott | Posted 03.02.2016 | Weddings
Camille Abbott

First published on Bridechilla Club. Elope (ɪˈləʊp) verb; run away secretly in order to get married. Over the past few years, I've noticed ...

10 Life Experiences More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding

Bitchless Bride | Posted 03.01.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Bridey, I know that planning a wedding is stressful, and oftentimes, painstakingly brutal. So, today I thought I would open your eyes to ten life expe...

Yes, Wedding Planning Is Stressful -- But Not For The Reason You Think

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.25.2016 | Weddings

It’s common knowledge that planning a wedding is no easy feat. Between finding a venue, coming up with a guest list and orchestrating bridal showers...

Why Planning Your Wedding Actually IS a Full Time Job!

Bitchless Bride | Posted 02.24.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Several people believe that planning a wedding is easy, and that you must be doing it "wrong" if you're stuck. And, as somebody who has planned a gazillion weddings, I can tell you with absolutely certainty that there is nothing easy about planning a wedding.

Bridal Tradition to Repurposing Mission

Deanna Russo | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Deanna Russo

Co-authored by Taylor Matook Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. These are three words that we have all heard countless times in our lives. For some, these are ...

Something old, something new

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 02.19.2016 | Weddings
Evey Rosenbloom

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles was founded in 1867. This breathtakingly historic Gothic cathedral was designed by Los Angeles architects J...