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Top 7 Do Not Play Wedding Songs

This week we’re flipping things upside down and giving you some “DON’T DO IT” advice. Some of the most crown-worthy wedding blunders are brewed from the chosen wedding music. It’s easy to say the DJ is to blame, but c’mon…really? You’re the bride. We know you (and your love!) spent hours handpicking the perfect song for your first dance. Maybe you were too caught up in the music to actually hear t ...

Wedding Traditions: Why Does the Groom Stand to the Right of the Bride?

This week we’re wondering: Why does the groom stand to the right of the bride during the ceremony? Evidently back in the day, people were a little less afraid to stand up and object to a union. In fact, they’d take it one step further and charge the altar in attempt to capture the unexpecting bride. Whether the trouble makers were looking to be heroes and save the bride from impending martial doom ...

Invitation Inspiration for 9 of the Best Wedding Themes

Though sometimes overlooked, your chosen wedding invitations say a lot about you and your partner as a couple. The invitations you select set your guests’ expectations for your wedding, and rightly so. These creations are the first glimpse people have into your minds as the “bride and groom”. Since invitations almost always correlate with the motif of your special day, we have identified nine of t ...

What’s Your Preference? A Kid’s Table or an Adult’s Only Reception?

Whether you agree with it or not, some people just don’t fancy the thought of having children at their wedding. It’s an undeniably touchy subject, with many people on the flip side of the argument who feel all loved ones should be included in wedding day festivities, no matter the age. Don’t worry- we’re not here to argue for either side, because we truly believe that when it comes down to it, it’ ...

A Little Piece of Glamour

A few weeks ago, we sent a style blog your way outlining the eight gazillion options you ladies have when it comes to veil styles and lengths. What we forgot to mention, but hope you know, is that it’s still considered a legal wedding even if you don’t wear a piece of tulle over your face while you walk down the aisle. There’s a whole market out there that just keeps growing against the grain of t ...

Are You Made to be Maid of Honor?

So you’ve earned yourself the title of “Maid of Honor”- congratulations! Accepting the position means you’ve nabbed one of the most sought after spots in the wedding party; Saying yes also means you’ve taken on a heck of a lot of responsibility. From here on out- you’re the bride’s go-to-girl. You’re expected to be there for her when she needs help picking out linens, painting the rest of her DIY ...

The Best Upbeat Wedding Songs

  As much as you paid for those table linens, you don’t want people staring at them all night. If you want to get your guests dancing to something other than the Macarena, give these underplayed gems a spin. Fitz and the Tantrums: MoneyGrabber It could have been born in the Motown-era, but Fitz and the Tantrum’s “MoneyGrabber” was recorded in 2010, not 1960. With its soulful swing and up-temp ...

So Many Lengths So Little Time!

What length is best? What color matches- white, diamond white, ivory, champagne..? A comb or no comb? AHHHHH! We’re stressed jut thinking about it. Picking out a dress is difficult enough, but then you have to choose the veil, and believe us…you’re going to want to love taligncenterhat veil just as much as the dress, because it’s going to be front and center in a whole lot of pictures. We’ve tried ...

Offbeat Wedding Gifts: When it’s Truly the Thought that Counts

Almost every bride and groom you’ve known has probably made a wedding registry. They signed up for a throw pillow at Pottery Barn, a toaster at Target, a set of china at Bloomingdales…You get the point- the list goes on and on. Of course registries were created for a reason. The bride and groom don’t want a bunch of repeat presents or a heap of knick-knacks that say “YOU’RE MARRIED”. Nevertheless, ...

Here Come the Bridesmaids!

You’ve seen 27 Dresses, right? The movie where Katherine Heigl ends up with an entire closet dedicated to old bridesmaid dresses because she’s always the bridesmaid and never the bride? Well if you haven’t seen it, we won’t give away the ending. The point is that girl ended up with a lotttttt of hideous dresses. Rest assured, we are not suggesting you have a horrific fashion sense, but we are sugg ...