Are you a bridesmaid, friend, or family member wondering how to help the bride? That’s very thoughtful of you. That being said, there is a right and wrong way to offer your help to a bride. We will help you navigate the do’s and don’ts of to how to help the bride with her wedding planning.
There are many people to thank when planning your wedding. Often, no people should be thanked more than the mother and father of the bride. Special gifts are often given to the bridal party, but you do not want to forget the two people who likely will be your best wedding planning helpers, your parents. Here are some thoughtful mother and father of the bride gift ideas.
When planning your guest list, you can get creative with your wedding ceremony seating arrangements so your guests can see your special day! Especially if you are having an outdoor ceremony there are many options to choose from. That being said, not every wedding seating arrangement works for every size guest list or wedding venue. To help you decide, here are some creative wedding ceremony seating arrangements to get you thinking.
Are you an engaged couple with a busy work schedule or a small budget? You do not have to skip having a honeymoon! The recent trend of a shorter honeymoon, also known as a mini-moon, is giving engaged couples more options! You do not have to lose out on your newlywed blissful vacation, plan a newlywed mini-moon instead! We have all you need to plan a mini-moon.
In the Chicagoland area there are endless wedding venues. For our June venue feature we chose Heritage Prairie Farm for its beautiful farm setting. Heritage Prairie farm is a perfect destination for couples looking for a calm, country, & elegant venue. If you’ve been looking for a peaceful farm wedding venue, our wedding venue feature of Heritage Prairie Farm is sure to fulfill your dreams.
Once you’ve chosen your wedding attire, the next step is to choose your wedding hairstyle. The endless bridal hair inspiration photos on the internet can make choosing your wedding hairstyle difficult. That being said, it’s important to keep in mind your specific hair type as you choose your wedding hairstyle. To help you decide, we put together some great advice on which is the best wedding hair style for your hair type.
Have you dreamed about a fairy tale wedding since you were young? A ballroom wedding is probably what you’ve imagined. If you’re looking for a wedding fit for a queen, here some ballroom wedding elements sure to make you feel like royalty.
You’re married, you danced the night away, now what? Many couples want to extend the festivities for one last celebration after the wedding. This is a great way to spend more quality time with people you missed in the whirlwind of your wedding day. Here are a few day after wedding events to tie up your wedding weekend with a bow!
There aren’t many things sweeter than wedding photos with the couples’ best canine companions! We love the trend of including dogs in wedding photos. To include dogs in your wedding day there are a few important things to think about first. Here’s all you need to have a dog friendly wedding.
One of the fun parts of planning your wedding day is planning your bridal beauty! Your wedding day is a special day! This occasion warrants special treatment and a more formal look. As many brides are beginning to look for bridal beauty vendors, we interviewed Ami Christianson, owner of One Salon & Bridal Co. in St. Charles, Illinois. Read below to learn more about One Salon & Bridal Co. as well as tips on bridal beauty!
Cake at a wedding is such a classic. In years past, people were leaning toward cupcakes, candy bars, and even donuts for their wedding cake. But coming back strong for this wedding planning season is the classic wedding cake! 2021/2022 has plenty of stunning, yummy, & creative wedding cake ideas. Here are some of our favorites sure to inspire your wedding cake selection.
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One of the hot wedding colors coming for 2021/2022 season is orange! Orange does not have to be for Halloween. There are so many shades of orange and coordinating colors to help you create your wedding vision. Here is some orange wedding color inspiration for the orange wedding of your dreams!
Once you get engaged your next step is to establish what type of wedding you want to have. Wedding formality options are a great place to start. The options range from back yard casual to black tie formal. It’s important before you choose your venue you think about how formal you want your wedding to be. To make your decision easier, here are some wedding formality options you can choose from.
Wedding Day Essentials
With so many things to do planning for your wedding day it can be easy to forget some personal essentials. These small things will make your wedding day a lot more comfortable. Even better, you could prevent any mishaps before they happen! We put together a wedding day essentials checklist so you can enjoy your day; regardless of any hiccups.
When you think of your wedding guest tables you think of the centerpieces and table linens. But have you thought about wedding favors yet? These are a great way to say thank you to your guests as well as pull your wedding theme together. Here are some great wedding favor ideas sure to please your guests.
The holidays always sneak up on us. As they are quickly approaching, there is no time to waste in choosing your gifts. The first holiday season after a couple is married comes with so much change. Here are four great, helpful newlywed gift ideas for the newlyweds we know they will love!
Thank goodness 2020 is coming to an end! Looking ahead, 2021/2022 weddings have some amazing wedding dress trends. This coming year simple, sleek is the name of the game. That being said, you’ll see there are many ways to accomplish that look to fit any bride’s style. Here are the 2021/2022 wedding dress trends you will love as you begin your wedding dress shopping.
Let’s face it, whether it’s a normal wedding planning year or 2020, wedding planning is stressful. To avoid taking out your angst on your friends and family it’s important to take breaks. Don’t allow wedding planning to take over your life! Here are five tips for wedding planning stress relief.
Music By Design is pleased to announce they have been selected as a 2021 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on The Knot. The Knot is the number-one wedding destination, most trusted by brides. The Knot Best of Weddings 2021 provides a “by brides, for brides” guide to the top wedding professionals across the country.