wedding planning articles

Our exclusive guides will give you the information and tools needed for planning your wedding day.

We offer the latest news in the industry, creative ideas, and helpful tips for organizing everything from your engagement party to your honeymoon vacation. Not only that, you'll find tons of ways to save money, stay on budget, and plan it your way.

yes sign
Once you're engaged, you'll want the world to know. There's several ways to spread the exciting news in a personal, tasteful manner. Have fun!
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wedding ceremony
All things to consider when planning the most personalized ceremony made for two.
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bridal bouquet
From the bridal bouquet to table centerpieces, flowers add beauty and fragrance to your ceremony and reception.
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budgeting
After months of planning, the last thing you want is for something to go wrong due to inexperience or lack of communication. This page has a list of common wedding mistakes and how to avoid a major blunder.
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beach
Weddings are big business and there are plenty of resorts that offer all-in-one wedding packages, complete with wedding services and honeymoon accommodations. Here's how to plan the wedding of your dreams and trip of a lifetime!
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champagne glasses
Old rules don't necessarily apply. This page gives you a list of frequently asked questions and answers pertaining wedding etiquette and manners.
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heart hands sunset
Planning for a happy marriage starts way before the big day. Learn the five vital things to discuss with your fiancé before you walk down the aisle.
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couple sunset
How to plan your honeymoon, pick the ultimate destination, and basic preparations regarding overseas travel and passports.
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calculator
There's no reason to begin your married life in serious debt. Here's some budgeting tips and easy ways to save money on invitations, attire, flowers, decorations, and the reception.
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thank you note
There's no better way to express your gratitude for wedding gifts and for being part of your special day than writing heartfelt thank-yous to guests and attendants.
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wedding invitation
Everything you need to know about choosing and ordering your wedding invitations, how to address them, when to send them, and etiquette procedures.
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hearts
Here's a collection of the best quotes related to love and marriage from people who are lucky in love (for the most part)!
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hotel room
Your out-of-town guests will feel comfortable attending your wedding when you follow our plans for announcements, save the date cards, and providing hotel and travel information.
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ribbons
This page shows a variety of planning tips to assist you with things such as the reception party, the honeymoon, and general wedding categories.
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garter
Weddings are rich in culture and sometimes we don't know why we pass them on. We explore the origins of several traditions in the United States, their origins, and what's perceived to bring good and bad luck.
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credit card
This article gives you a list of basic wedding expenses and how they are traditionally divided between the bride and groom's families.
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flowers
Countdown to your wedding with our to-do checklist that will give you a timeline starting from nine to twelve months before the big event all the way down to your special day.
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fiance
Planning a wedding takes teamwork and now's the perfect time to make important decisions as a couple. Not everything will interest him but this article will give you several ideas that have potential.
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wedding cake
Want something different? Learn about three truly beautiful traditions from different parts of the world that will make your day the most memorable.
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quick tips

Planning a wedding is a commitment. If you want to DIY, do it with great care. You need to be organized and follow through with everything. Communication is key.
Take time for yourself if you feel overwhelmed. Whether it's some solitude or time with your fiancé, sometimes you may need to stop and hit the reset button.