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18 Stunning Tuscan-Inspired Wedding Ideas

Leila Lewis | Posted 07.23.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Ever dream of being married on the Tuscan countryside in Italy? Well what if you didn't have to travel across the country to make that dream wedding a reality?!

5 Things To Consider Before You Make A Decision On A DIY Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

End of day, the vendors you've hired have no accountability to your "day of" wedding planner and if they violate their contracts or aren't where they're supposed to be, it's unlikely that planner can do a damned thing about it.

See Who Got Married This Weekend!

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings

Many folks spent this past weekend trying to cool off, but our readers who tied the knot were more interested in heating things up -- with love! ...

How To Plan A Wedding With A MIL Who's Not Your Biggest Fan

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

The Bride's Guide to Powerful Persuasion and Getting Everything You Want

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Elinor Robin, PhD

As a professional mediator I've learned that persuasion is not about dragging someone along. And, it's not about manipulating or tricking them either. Instead, persuasion is about getting people to see a bigger picture and buy into your ideas.

5 Keys to Grow and Deepen Your Love -- After the Wedding

Anne Naylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

A wedding is an emotional high point. The romance of that special day cannot be expected to last -- or can it? Perhaps not in the same form, but amplified it can be.

How To Throw A Wedding That Everyone Will Be Talking About

BRIDES | Posted 07.19.2014 | Weddings

By Elizabeth Mitchell for Brides Obviously lush flowers and a gorgeous venue are some of the elements of a beautiful wedding, but picture-perfe...

6 Wedding Tips for Parents of the Happy Couple

Reflective Bride | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weddings
Reflective Bride

Planning a wedding, though wonderful and romantic, can be a very straining process and there are some small things you as a parent can do to make things a little bit easier on the bride and groom.

5 Tips for Blending Families With Children at Second Weddings

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You're not just getting married and perhaps gaining some new children in the process or bringing a new spouse into your life -- your children are gaining a whole new family through your marriage. Making them feel like they're part of the decision-making process is a great way to start things off on the right foot.

Breathtaking Wedding Photos Will Make You Want To Visit Iceland ASAP

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

When it comes to weddings, sometimes less is more. No one knows that better than Ohio couple Sarah and Josh, who decided to forgo a big wedding in...

There Are Two Different Kinds of Brides and Grooms: 5 Tips for Striking a Happy Medium

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

How can you achieve a happy medium between being selfish and overly generous when you're making your wedding plans? Follow these five guidelines when you're planning your wedding.

Why 'Everything In Moderation' Should Be Your Wedding Mantra

Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings

By Kim Forrest for WeddingWire Yes, your wedding is your day to shine -– you’re the center of attention and you probably want every detail to b...

Have a $50,000 Wedding on a $3,000 Budget: 8 Great Secrets to a Hip and Affordable Wedding

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 07.11.2014 | Weddings
Shannah L. Compton

Does the sound of a "budget" wedding make you cringe? For me, it conjures up images of dollies, chocolate covered almonds, bubbles, and food that should be used as doorstops instead of being consumed by humans.

How to Throw a Drama-Free Bridal Shower

GalTime | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings

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.

Activities to Bring Your Destination Wedding Guests Together

Amy Hubbard | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Amy Hubbard

To help make the most of your wedding weekend, here are some of our favorite ideas and activities to bring your wedding guests together and kick start the celebration.

When Your Wedding Doesn't Go as Planned

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

While you might not be able to control the weather or Uncle Charlie's drinking problem, you do get to choose how to react to whatever the day presents to you.

How To Throw The Ultimate Boho Desert Wedding

Leila Lewis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Succulents, neutrals and an awesome desert setting! It's the perfect design for a laid back, fun gathering and you'll look amazing in all that flowey fabric and boho headbands.

Pre-Wedding Jitters: An Internal Warning Sign to Run

Fiona Finn | Posted 07.07.2014 | Weddings
Fiona Finn

In my opinion if you find yourself facing any of these problems, run -- don't walk -- to the nearest border of your city, state and/or country!

How To Write Wedding Vows Your Spouse Will Absolutely Love | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for When it comes to your wedding vows, keep this in mind: your vows are about you and your spouse-to-be, and they only n...

These Subtle Details Will Turn Your Wedding Into An All-American Affair | Posted 07.04.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Summer is the perfect time to break out a little red, white, and blue -- at a wedding or just a backyard barbecue! We...

3 Things I Know Now That I Wish I Knew While Wedding Planning

Alexandra Rosario | Posted 07.03.2014 | Weddings
Alexandra Rosario

Everything about our wedding was perfect to me. It was a beautiful, magical day -- and I never, ever, ever want to do it again.

7 Ways To Make Your Wedding Ceremony Anything But Boring

Anne Naylor | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

As a celebrant, I many times hear from guests how often the weddings they attend are dull. Perfunctory at best. Boring at worst. And yet this is arguably the most important landmark in the life of a couple. Today, we seek experience over words, which may in themselves have little meaning.

If Daenerys Targaryen And Jon Snow Got Hitched, It Would Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weddings

For some "Game of Thrones" fanatics, the thought of Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow getting married is a pipe dream found only in wild fan theories --...

9 Things That Can (And Will) Go Wrong On Your Wedding Day

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Weddings

Even the most meticulously planned weddings are not immune to last-minute disasters. We were reminded of that on Monday, when one Redditor posed t...

10 Things To Know Before Saying 'Yes' To The Dress

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 07.01.2014 | Weddings
Zoey Gulmi

Since your gown will be the true centerpiece of the day, it's only fitting that choosing a dress will require some planning and close attention to detail. With that in mind, here are 10 dress shopping tips for brides looking to find "the one."