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Road Trip Planner Is a Cheat Sheet to Plan Your Journey

Road trips are awesome. Planning road trips is not awesome. This new cheat sheet takes the research out of road trips and tells you what you need to …

10 Tips from a 1913 Marriage Manual That Are Still Relevant Today

In 1913, Blanche Ebutt published Don'ts For Wives, a guide for just-married women. It opens with the sentence, "Art is a hard mistress, and there is no art quite so hard as that of being a wife."<p>We read the book expecting it to be filled with hilarious, antiquated advice...so were surprised (but …

10 Wedding Registry Items You'll Still Have in 20 Years

We're all about adding fun, inexpensive, and trendy items to your wedding registry...but we also think it's worth it to add a few items that will last through several years of marriage. Here are 10 registry items that you'll still be using on your 20th anniversary.<p><b>1. China.</b> People may tell you not …

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18 Laser Cut Wedding Invites We Love

You’re putting so much work into your big day, making sure every detail is perfect, and the right invitation is your first chance to set the tone for your wedding. Obvi you need something unique, gorgeous and <i>totally</i> you. We have got you covered with 18 laser cut wedding invites that you can feel …

12 Things No One Tells You About Wedding DIYs

DIY-ing your wedding can be totally awesome…until it’s 24 hours before your wedding and you’ve got glue in your hair and you’re not sure the paint is actually going to be dry in time for the reception. Here are 12 things you need to know before you take on any DIY projects.<p>Photo by Vero Suh …

Down on the Farm: How to Have a Barn Wedding without Irritating Any Farmers

How-to<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>The explosion of barn weddings in the past few years has been great for couples who dream of a perfectly rustic wedding venue…but not so much for the neighboring farmers. According to a recent article in The New York Times, not everyone who lives near a barn is thrilled with …

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10 Awesomely Awkward Wedding Photos

For every gorgeous wedding photo that melts your heart, there's one that will leave you laughing, crying, or just seriously confused. Here are 10 bizarre wedding photos from Awkward Family Photos that made us question everything we know about weddings.<p><b>1. The creepiest groom ever</b><p><b>2. The holy cow</b><p><b>3.</b> …

The Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts by Year

Imagining your 50th wedding anniversary might be impossible right now, but that first anniversary will creep up faster than you think. What will you give your sweetheart to celebrate your first year of marriage? Bookmark this guide to the traditional wedding anniversary gifts for each year and …

Six 30-Day Challenges to Help You Learn More and Form Lasting Habits

30 day challenges are a great way to force yourself out of your comfort zone to take on new skills. You can learn new things, form lasting habits, …

20 Wedding Cakes That Failed So Hard They Won

Wedding 101<p>Loverly ·<p>We love looking at beautiful, inspiring wedding cakes, but there’s nothing like a good cake fail to make us laugh out loud…and then make us so grateful for the many, many talented bakers out there who would never let this happen to us. Read on for our top 20 most horrifying and …

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Beautiful Pink Wedding Details You'll Love – Loverly

Ideas<p>Beautiful Pink Wedding Details You’ll Love<p>Loverly ·<p>If pink is one of your wedding colors, there are endless ways to work it into your big day decor. Some of our favorite ideas? Use pink stationery and paper products, opt for pretty pink linens, carry a bouquet of pink balloons, or serve a pink …

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Aged Mercury Glass Candle Holders

I love the aged mercury glass ornaments that Elsie created for Christmas this year. It's such a pretty and rustic-looking effect. I used the same …

7 Conversations You Must Have BEFORE You Get Married

Many modern couples live together long before their wedding day, meaning they've already figured out who's going to wash dishes and clean the bathroom, and which mid-fight button-pushing will send a small disagreement into nuclear territory. There are, however, some conversations you should …

10 Ways to Totally Tick Off Your Wedding Guests

We’re guessing that you actually <i>want</i> your guests to have an uh-mazing time at your wedding…but just in case you were wondering what it would take to really rile them up, here are a few suggestions for ensuring eye rolls from irritated invitees.<p><b>1. Give them an extremely specific dress code.</b><p>While …

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A Proper Topper: 25 Cake Toppers to Inspire You

Ideas<p>Loverly ·<p>Once you’ve chosen the perfect wedding cake, you’ll need to decide how to top it off! While you can still opt for the classic bride and groom figurines (or do a few flowers!), many couples are getting creative and choosing something that fits their personalities and style. Some of the …

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How to Pull Off a Mixed-Gender Bridal Party Like a Champ

Wedding 101<p>Loverly ·<p>When it comes to your bridesmaids, the old rules no longer apply! They can wear mismatched gowns, you can have more bridesmaids than groomsmen, and — surprise! — your “maids” can include a few men too! More and more couples are opting for mixed-gender bridal parties, but some …

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10 Hidden Wedding Costs You Need to Add to Your Budget, STAT

When planning a wedding, it's easy to think about your budget in terms of big ticket items: the dress, the venue, the flowers, the food and beverages. But it's the little wedding day extras that can really add up and put you over your intended budget. So before you dip into your savings to find …

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Don't Wanna Let Guests Tap That Glass? Try One of These Make-Us-Kiss Alternatives

Wedding 101<p>Don’t Wanna Let Guests Tap That Glass? Try One of These Make-Us-Kiss Alternatives<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>If you’re an introverted or modest bride, or just don’t like the sound of silverware on glasses, the glass-clinking-to-make-the-couple-kiss tradition might be one you’d rather skip. But …

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Gray All the Way! Gorgeous Gray Wedding Inspiration

Ideas<p>Kellee Khalil ·<p>“50 Shades of Grey” is poised to be one of the hottest movies of 2015…and its title color has long been a favorite of ours for weddings! The shade is becoming increasingly popular, mainly because it’s so versatile. Here are three gray wedding palettes to try:<p><b>Gray and yellow</b><p><i>Photo</i> …

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12 Great Quotes that Will Help You End the Week on a High Note

Ideas<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>The good news: it’s almost the weekend! The bad news: it’s not <i>quite</i> the weekend yet! If it’s been one of those weeks where every day feels like Monday and you’re experiencing what Holly Golightly called “the mean reds,” these uplifting quotes will help you take a deep breath …

Happy Campers: Seriously Adorable Summer Camp Wedding Ideas

Ideas<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>We have fond memories of spending summers at camp during our childhoods, so we can’t get enough of the summer camp weddings we’ve been seeing lately! The friendly, laid-back vibe of summer-camp is perfect for a summer wedding. To make this work for your wedding, start with a …

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Here's Exactly What You Need to Put on Your Wedding Website

Wedding 101<p>Here’s Exactly What You Need to Put on Your Wedding Website<p>Loverly ·<p>These days, nearly every engaged couple has a wedding website… and for good reason! It’s the easiest way to share info with your guests that’s too long or too complicated to put on your invitations. Plus, as the big day …

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers

We know brides are always looking for ways to save money on their weddings, and florals can get expensive if you opt for fancy blooms or dozens of arrangements. Consider a few of the money-saving tips below before locking in your flower budget!<p><b>1. Work with a florist who understands your budget</b> …

6 Unnecessary Wedding Expenses You Can Totally Skip

When you’re planning a wedding, it may start to seem like dropping $600 a day is normal — but it doesn’t have to be! Skipping unnecessary big day expenses is one way to ensure your wedding budget stays under control. Read on for six big day expenses you can totally avoid.<p><b>1. Chair covers.</b> In …

10 Reasons You Won't Regret Hiring a Videographer – Loverly

Wedding 101<p>10 Reasons You Won’t Regret Hiring a Videographer<p>Kellee Khalil ·<p>Sure, hiring a videographer is an expense you have to factor into your big day budget (just like any other wedding vendor), but many couples feel that footage of their wedding day is priceless. If you can’t wait to curl up …

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5 Things Your Wedding Totally Needs

There are some things that EVERY wedding should definitely have, other than the pretty white dress, a gorgeous ceremony backdrop, and the extravagant three-tiered cake, of course. So no matter which traditions you choose to include in your big day or which ones you decide to toss aside, here are …

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Paper Products

Wedding 101<p>Loverly ·<p>Yes, you’re aware that you’ll need some type of invitations for your wedding…but there are several other wedding paper products that can be oh-so-fun to incorporate too! Read on for an overview of all the wedding paper products you may want to include.<p><i>Photo by Michelle March on</i> …

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