Are you thinking of including a photo booth as part of your wedding reception experience? There’s a reason why photo booths are so popular at today’s weddings – not only do they capture memories from the big day, but they also serve as a form of entertainment for guests. While you can opt to rent …

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While many couples favor extravagance over simplicity; choosing sunny beach weddings in Barbados or huge cathedral ceremonies, some opt for a wedding that feels closer to home. For those who are lucky enough to be blessed with a spacious back garden, why not give your big day a personal touch with a garden wedding reception? …

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You received your invite, you bought a gift off the registry or wrote a check, and now it’s time to decide what you’re going to wear. A wedding is a great excuse to get fancy, and it’s always fun to see everyone dressed up and looking fabulous. If you are wondering what the heck you …

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Wondering what gifts are best for the wedding you are attending is pretty darn common. Do you go with the registry, or a monetary gift? If opting for the latter, how much should you spend? Weddings are expensive in terms of parties/special events, which is why free booze is a reception staple. Any couple that …

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Older couples getting ready to tie the knot probably don’t need a new blender or toaster oven, however gifts are still appreciated. Without stressing yourself or just offering up a greeting card, use our guide and our ideas to find something that strikes accord with the couple close to you saying, “I do.” From hot …

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Whether you’re planning your second, third, or sixth wedding, a little help goes a long, long way. Review the following wedding apps to help you plan your Big Day, especially if you would rather not hire professional assistance. Postable Postable is a true godsend, as it makes collecting addresses for wedding invitations easy and fun. …

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Planning a wedding is challenging–why lie and say it isn’t? Unless you elope in Vegas or get married at your city hall, you can count on seemingly-endless to-do lists and the like. However, planning your Big Day doesn’t have to be a stressful, anxiety-ridden process. Review the following helpful apps to make planning your wedding …

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If you need a little help planning your second wedding and don’t want to hire a wedding planner, try any of the following apps. There’s dozens of wedding apps out there, with many functioning as digital wedding planners that remind you of everything from when to pick up your cake to your actual wedding date. …

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Wedding is the most important day and cherishing moment in the life of every woman. Every detail matters! After all, from wedding gowns and shoes to wedding accessories and hairstyles, the bride’s choice is always a topic of discussion between guests. No wonder, you need everything to be just perfect. However, while some women know …

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There is much on the horizon as we anticipate the hottest wedding trends of 2017. Event experts contributed their predictions and observations to our third annual International Wedding Trends Report and named some very exciting ideas for couples planning their own weddings this year. Among our favorites… Industrial Chic Styling “Industrial” is an emerging theme …

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Struggling on what to buy for a wedding gift? How about a piece of art? Below are some quick tips on how you can stand out and give the bride and groom a gift to remember. 1. Do your research Visit museums and art galleries and join an online art community; meet with museum curators, …

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What makes a wonderful rehearsal dinner that everyone will enjoy as much as the wedding? Read on to find out! You might have had a less-than-stellar rehearsal dinner at your first wedding, however you can ensure Rehearsal Dinner Mach 2 is exactly what you want. Formal Or Not Make your rehearsal dinner as formal or …

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Getting ready to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary? This special anniversary is certainly cause for celebration, and with that in mind review the following checklist to ensure yours is a wild success: Venue Rental Rent a favorite venue capable of accommodating about 100 people. If you want to invite less people, go for it, but …

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For today’s couples, personalization is top priority when it comes to planning their weddings. From monograms to custom fashion, personally-designed stationary and unlikely cake combos, couples are all for personalizing every detail of the big day. Maybe you want to wear a colored wedding dress or make a quirky entrance by bike, and that’s cool. …

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Looking to add some extra “pop” to your wedding day decor? Instead of obsessing over small details like place cards, candles and other table decor, a bold table cloth or runner adds all the wow factor you need. And once you choose loud linens, every other detail can and should be simple, so you’re off …

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It’s your second time around, and you’re planning destination I dos. How fun! There’s nothing better than a destination wedding. Imagine: All of your closest friends in a destination of your choosing, away from work, carefree and toasting your love. Destination weddings are ideal if you’re hosting a small event because prices add up…fast. If …

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It’s the color of that sweet, plump, eat-over-the-counter fruit we all love so much. The color of flirty cheeks. The color of a paint-worthy tropical sunset. Peach was a popular hue in the 80s and 90s, only to be deemed “out of style” years later. Now, it’s back and bigger than ever. Cheers for peach! Softer …

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If you’re planning a small wedding for your second time around, you’re probably scaling some things back. However, you still need to “cut the cake,” a right of passage for every newly-married couple. The solution? A single-tiered cake! And just because it’s small, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice any style. Every single-layer cake deserves full cake treatment, …

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We’ve been in winter for far too long. Thus, we’re naturally dreaming of warm weather, blue water and sun-kissed skin. Couples planning their second weddings usually decide to go for a smaller affair. (They’ve already done the big blowout wedding, and now they want something intimate and meaningful.) Also common among second weddings? Ditching tradition and going destination. …

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Are e-invitations tacky or ‘with the times’? We’ve been asked several times by readers if an e-save-the-date or e-invitation is acceptable or too far from tradition — and we say nothing’s off the table! From e-vites to honeymoon registries, modern-day couples are making decisions that fit who they are, their lifestyles and personalities. E-vites have …

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Yes, we’re bringing back fondue. One of my most beloved wedding memories of all time is from a wedding weekend I attended in Whistler, BC. And it wasn’t even the main day that I remember most — it was the rehearsal dinner. Rather than the typical rehearsal dinner fare of a meat, starch, salad etc., the …

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In a world of convenience, and wedding packages hosted by venues that do all the hard work so you don’t have to, it can be easy to lose any personality in your wedding day. After all, your big day is about you and your partner and therefore should reflect this – so here’s how to …

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We’re happy to report that yellow gold has made a full-on comeback. For so many years, every engagement and wedding ring style seemed to be fashioned from white gold. However, today we’re seeing brides opt for other shades like rose and, even more popular, yellow gold. And we’re loving it. Yellow gold has a unique vintage flair …

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No one said there had to be dinner involved. It’s your second time around, and you’re looking to do something a little different, to change things up a bit. And while we’ve been so focused on capturing the perfect sunset wedding photos, we’ve forgotten about an equally glorious and majestic time of day: sunrise. Our point? …

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In today’s wedding world, no fashion choice is off limits. We’re seeing brides gravitate more freely toward frocks of color, cropped lengths, fun fabrics and now — jumpsuits. For the daring bride who isn’t afraid to make bold choices, a jumpsuit is a cool alternative to a traditional wedding gown. And don’t think because you’re outfitted …

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Seasonal, whimsical and full of beauty, white tulips are a fitting floral for wintertime nuptials. While tulips come in all colors and sometimes different patterns (striped), we can’t help but swoon for all-white tulip arrangements — and the way they bend and swoop from a vase is almost magical. Perhaps our favorite way to arrange white …

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While most brides opt for an “enhanced natural beauty” look on their big day, we love when brides break with convention and go to the dark side. If you’re planning a winter-time bash, what better time is there for a little drama? Whether you opt for ruby, crimson, cherry or berry, red lips are simply ravishing. Did …

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Decadent, extravagant and over-the-top can only mean one thing: The Great Gatsby. It’s your second time around, and you already pulled off the whole 200 person banquet hall wedding. This time, why not step out of the box and do something fearless, fun and fabulous? From beaded gowns to feather centerpieces, pearled cakes and Art …

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The most common colors associated with the holidays are red and green — we say, buh-bye. It’s time to step out of the predictable color pattern and usher in a new pale palette. Frosty, flirty and full-on fabulous, we are seriously crushing on ice blue winter weddings. From a barely blue tulle gown to blue …

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If there’s one thing we love, it’s using natural materials to make a wedding day truly unique. Take twigs, for example — incorporating them into your floral arrangements and other wedding details adds texture, interest and that effortless rustic vibe so many brides seek nowadays. The best part? They are cheap, if not free! A simple …

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Think about it. The family will already be together, everyone is off of work and an iconic meal is already in the works. If you’re looking for a good time to pull off a small second wedding celebration, why not at Thanksgiving? And even cooler? Make it a surprise! Perhaps the best part about choosing the …

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You’re engaged and over 40. Your first task: Dismiss all notions and stigmas regarding your age and adhering to the “frumpy, modest and mature” bridal code.  Sure, the days of sporting a full-skirted ball gown with endless embellishment are probably behind you. Who cares? It’s time to step into a new kind of sexy — confident, classy …

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Forget the predictable lemon poppyseed or strawberry cake. If you’re planning a fall fête, take advantage of the caramely, spicy, gooey, deep autumnal flavors that warm our hearts, comfort our tummies and soothe our palates every season. Pumpkin spice, apple, carrot, caramel, fig — is your mouth watering yet? Beyond the flavors, the decorative details at …

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No doubt, the mismatched-yet-matched bridesmaid dress trend is on the rise. However, with endless variations of colors in the world (think pastel, bright, deep, neon, faded, etc., just to name a few descriptors), this look can turn sloppy in a second. How do you avoid such a blunder? Simple. It’s as easy as a trip …

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Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you love your bride or groom any less — you just have to be creative when it comes to gift-giving. Between all the last minute details, seating arrangements, guest arrivals, etc., it can be easy to forget (whoops!) a little token for your spouse-to-be. And don’t think …

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Fig — the color and the fruit — is fabulous inspiration for your fall wedding-day palette and theme. Vibrant, earthy and over-the-top photoghenic, these little teardrops look lovely mounded amongst deep-colored fruits on a tablescape, split and bundled between tiers of a wedding cake, or sliced on the side of a fig-inspired cocktail. And that’s just the …

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A wedding reception is many a bride’s favorite part of the day. All of the stress of the actual ceremony is now behind and friends and family get to spend some quality time together celebrating the big day. Here are a few ideas for planning a cocktail party wedding reception. Planning food A cocktail party …

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Ben & Katy were married 8 years ago at Pennyhill Park near Bagshot in Surrey. Then they did it again on August 9th with a couple more children under their belt and more or less the same entourage. Of course the venue was an easy one, same place, same bride easy! This time around there was a …

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From nieces and nephews to cousins and friends’ little ones, children are some of the most precious guests attending your wedding. They’re cute, sweet, energetic…and restless; however, organizing a few creative children’s activities in advance will make them happy campers! In addition to activities, it’s important to line up some kid-friendly dining options, as Chicken …

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