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Top Wedding Ideas From This Week {May 20, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on May 20, 2015

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

20 Things That Keep A Bride Awake At Night – Stop losing Zzz’s stressing (and sweating) over the small stuff.

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Photo: Kristen Joy Photography

12 Quotes That Are Perfect For You And Your Bridesmaids – Number four, eight, 10, and 12 are our favorites!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Get Married In Your Hometown – There is no better picture-perfect place than your parent’s backyard.

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Photo: Katelyn James Photography

10 Bright and Bold Wedding Details We Love – Looking for creative ways to add color to your decor?

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Photos courtesy of (from left to right): Shelly Sarver Designs and Sarah Park Events

8 Ways To Relax The Week Before Your Wedding–  Take a step back from the to-do list before becoming a last-minute bridezilla.

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Photo: Jennifer Van Elk Photography

Top Wedding Ideas From This Week {May 13, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on May 13, 2015

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

25 Wedding Day Cards To Give Your Fiance – The best gift on the morning-of? A handwritten love letter to your soon-to-be wife or husband. Find out what our favorites are all under $10!

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Photo: Natalie Franke Photography

15 Flattering Bridal Hair and Neckline Combinations – Knock your bridal hair and neckline combination out of the ballroom (no pun intended) with these perfect pairings.

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Photos (from left to right): Kate Osborne Photography and Natalie Franke Photography

Do NOT Say These Things To A Bride On Her Wedding Day – Steer clear from these specific conversations ASAP!

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Photo: Nick In The Wall Photography

How To Deal With Parents That Can’t Say No (Or Yes!)Your parents were the ones that loved you first, even before your fiancé(e). Learn how to deal with their “yes” and “no” responses to your urge to splurge.

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Photo: Natalie Franke Photography

21 Ways To Make Your Wedding Day Sparkle – From Badgley Mischka bridesmaid dresses to a sweetheart table complete with a settee, get inspired by all things glitter and glam.

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Photo: Natalie Franke Photography

Top Wedding Ideas From This Week {May 6, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on May 06, 2015

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

6 Things NOT to Say To Your Mother-in-Law – While you may not always see eye-to-eye, there are some things you should never say to your newest family member. Avoid these conversations ASAP!

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Photo: Priscilla Thomas Photography

10 Popular Wedding Chair Styles – Need help styling your seating? Brush up on these ten chairs such as chiavari, marais, x-back, and rattan.

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Photos (from left to right): Julie Cate Photography and Joielala Photo 

Wedding Calligraphy Tips From The Experts – Pass on the handwriting to the paper pros!

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Photo courtesy of The Left Hand Calligrapher

11 Fun Games To Play At Your Next Bridal Shower – Add lots of laughs to your upcoming celebration with these goofy games with family and friends. Pictured below: scratch-off cards.

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Where Should You Have Your Engagement Photos Taken? – Let’s see if we can guess the location. Take the quiz!

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Photo: Krista A. Jones Photography

Top Wedding Ideas From This Week {April 15th, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 15, 2015

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

15 Popular Wedding Centerpiece Vessels – Low pan vases, bell jars, hurricane vases, ginger jars, troughs, and pots — these are just a few of the most popular types of wedding centerpieces, which come in all different shapes, heights, and styles.

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Photo: Chicago Wedding Photographers

21 Ways To Have Cheese At Your Wedding – Are you foodie fanatic couple for cheese? Then, opt to incorporate it throughout your ceremony, cocktail, and reception.

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Photo courtesy of Park Avenue Catering

14 Signs Wedding Planning Is Taking Over Your Life – Don’t let wedding planning get the best of you! Find out if it’s taking up too much of your time.

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Photo: Myrian Peery Photography

Marriage Laws By State – This ultimate wedding marriage law guide will help you find out what your specific state requires such as US citizenship, age, license expiration time, and waiting period time.

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The Top 5 Grooms’ Questions – Answered! – Get all the answers you need for those common questions. You might be pleasantly surprised!

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Photo: Kristen Wynn Photography

How Do I Survive A Crazy Wedding Season?

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 03, 2015

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Photo courtesy of A Perfect Day

So the saying goes, “Cassie and Bryan sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage.” (Note: we can skip that last part for now!) All of your friends from college are getting hitched in the same year. Is that even possible? Yes, we know someone who attended 14, including her own. Read our nine tips and tricks on how to survive here.

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