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QUIZ: What’s My Wedding Style?

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 08, 2014

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Before you start planning your wedding, you’re going to need to figure out what your style is! Are you rustic, modern, vintage, glamorous, classic, preppy, bohemian romantic, or beachy? Take our quiz and let us know the results in the comments below.

Who Pays For What In A Wedding?

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 07, 2014

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Photo: Clane Gessel Photography

Who pays for what in a wedding? There’s no rhyme or reason to it because nowadays, there are lots of ways to divvy up the budget. Some scenarios: the couple pays for everything, the families spit everything equally, or perhaps, one family pays and the other does not. As a starting point, our Advice Editor has made a traditional breakdown, but keep in mind that this is not the final word on the matter, simply suggestions.

Once you’ve determined a set amount, be sure to visit WeddingWire’s Budget Tool to help track your spending, set up payment schedules, and redistribute funds!

The Ultimate Wedding Budget Guide

Posted by Caitlin on Mar 14, 2014

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Have you set your wedding budget yet? If not, that’s okay! Don’t stress because WeddingWire’s SpringBook 2014 offers fun facts about the average spending per wedding by state, figures on how to break it down by vendor category, money-saving tips from the experts, and a tipping guide with a few rules that you should keep in mind when it comes time to show your appreciation.

9 things you wouldnt think to register for but really should, wedding registry ideas and trends etiquette advice


Photo: Corkcicle Wine Chiller, Target 

In case you didn’t already know, Caitlin, one of our very own on WeddingWire’s editorial team, is engaged! Throughout her entire planning process, she’ll be giving you insight on her experiences until September 20, 2014. First, it was wedding dress shopping — and 9 things no one ever told her – and next up: 9 things you wouldn’t think to register for (but should!).

32 clever funny pictures to take with your wedding party, photography memory keeping ideas and trends etiquette advice

Photo: Dustin Finkelstein Photography

There’s no doubt at it, posed portraits with your wedding party are an essential (and formal) part of any wedding day, but that doesn’t mean you can get creative in between! From parasol shadows and peak-a-booing to silly shades and battling of the sexes, use these 32 clever, funny pictures as a starting point for inspiration. You never know, you might just have to try one, two, maybe three or more.

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