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Adelaide Engagement Session from Nikki Langmead Photography

A big, huge thank you goes out to Nikki Langmead Photography for sending along this sweet engagement session that truly focuses on what I adore more …

6 Things You MUST Do the Day Before Your Wedding—So You Don't Lose Your Sh*t on Your Wedding Day! (Print This List NOW!)

One more day to wedded bliss!<p>The hours leading up to your wedding should be totally serene—and they will be, if you take care of these six things the day before!<p>1.<p>You don't need a rhinestone-encrusted TEAM BRIDE sweatsuit {*Remember Britney Spears and K-Fed's wedding party?! *} but put some thought …

Trish + Stephen's Central Park Engagement by Heartprint Photography | Artfully Wed Wedding Blog

What do you think: Do you have to invite someone to your wedding just because they invited you to theirs? Here's the answer: http://shout.lt/hclP

Celebrity Marriage: 6 Couples Who Tied The Knot Quickly And Are Still Going Strong

For some celebrity couples, it's never too soon to say, "I do."<p>Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger got engaged after just two months of dating, and they're not the only A-listers to rush to the altar after a short courtship. While many of these quickie celeb marriages have failed, some (surprisingly) …

Groom Style - Darren

If our attention hadn’t caught by the fine figures Darren and his groomsmen cut in their suits from Travellers Apparel in Melbourne, then their …

Photo Fridays | Vintage Picnic Engagement

Ending off the week with this vintage picnic engagement session from Kaelyn.Elizabeth Photography! The shots are so romantic and this couple looks …

Connie Lyu Photography | Best Wedding Blog

Ailin and David had the perfect San Francisco wedding–a ceremony at the gorgeous city hall followed by an intimate dinner party with DELISH food …

Don’t Want Wedding Gifts? It’s Not Polite to Request “No Gifts”

According to traditional wedding etiquette rules, it’s impolite for the bride and groom to request that guests do not bring them a wedding gift. Why? …

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue will Forever Be...Evergreen

Whenever I hear that someone is getting married, I can't help but gush and say, "Aww, that's so sweet." Even with learning of the recent news this past week of superstar diva Tina Turner about to marry again at age 73, my cheeks instantly rose to a smile and my eyes almost teared as I became …

The Well-Suited Gentleman

7 Steps to Your Perfect Wedding Venue

You got engaged, you told all your friends, and now you want to hurry up and pick a venue and set your date. You are likely doing this alone, because you haven't hired a wedding planner yet.<p>Choosing the wrong venue can wreak havoc on your wedding day, so I spoke with a seasoned authority on …

Last Minute Tax Tips For Married Couples

Tax Day is this Monday, April 15. Yes, that's right -- THIS Monday!<p>Haven't filed your taxes yet? Check out these tips to ensure you and your spouse receive the maximum benefits on your returns, even in the last minute rush to pay good 'ol Uncle Sam.<p>Be aware of extended tax breaks: This year, in …

These custom-made cream bridesmaid dresses have us drooling. Don't they make the bride's blush Monique Lhuillier gown look even more sensational? http://shout.lt/hfsK

How can candles light your reception tables? Let us count the (47) ways... http://shout.lt/hfCB

Wedding Budget Dos and Don'ts: How Not to Get in Debt Over Your Wedding

<b>Do Talk About It</b><p>Talk about who will contribute and how much they will contribute before you come up with a budget. Make sure everyone involved is comfortable with their contribution before you start putting deposits down on anything.<p><b>Don't Assume Your Parents Will Pay for the Wedding</b><p>Don't assume …

Southern California wedding: Amanda + Tim, part 1

Apr <i>15</i><p>Categories Real Weddings<p>The BIG DAY is here, YES!! You’ve seen our proposal story, our engagement photos in Italy and Palm Desert, my wedding …

The No. 1 Most Important Tip for Looking Your Best in Your Wedding Portraits! (It's Model-Approved!)

There's a super-easy way to lengthen your silhouette and snap your posture into finishing-school-approved shape: Throw on a pair of high heels!<p>But wait! Throw on the brakes! I'm not saying every bride should walk down the aisle in stilettos or dance until her feet are cobbled for the sake of some …

tying knots!

The Top 10 Beauty Products Every Bride Needs...Now!

From the very best (surprise: cheapest!) primer, to a celebrity-fave powder, to a gel nail polish that goes on and stays on, this is the stuff that you've got to snag for your Big Day bag.<p>Confession: It takes a lot for a product to impress me these days. And that's because as a magazine beauty …

6 Signs Your Marriage Is Rock Solid

<i>Written by Sasha Brown Worsham on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>We talk a lot here about marriages that end and marriages that go bad. We talk about cheating and lying and all kinds of crappy things that men do to women and women do right back to men. But it's not all bad.<p>Some marriages are actually …

In love with the bronze lanterns, hurricane lamps, and candles that warmed the reception tables at this real wedding in Napa: http://shout.lt/hhrL Like the look?

St. Helena Wedding from Elle Jae Weddings

From the beautiful bride ... <i>Our wedding in St. Helena, just over an hour away from our home in SF, was everything we had dreamed of and more! We</i> …

Short Wedding Dresses For Spring Brides (PHOTOS)

Tying the knot this spring or summer? You might want to consider wearing a short wedding dress.<p>Whether you're having a low-key wedding or looking for a second, more casual, dress to wear to your reception, plenty of designers are offering up gorgeous short frocks in their latest collections.<p>Click …

10 Steal-Worthy Flower Arrangements For Your Wedding Ceremony

56 Shares<p>We’re starting the week with some gorgeous floral inspiration for your wedding ceremony decor. At the beginning of the aisle or by the altar …

Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

Trend Alert! Blush Wedding Dresses

We scouted the runways for the coolest bridal fashion week trends. See what's hot!

Wedding Bouquet Inspiration By City

<i>By Heather Lee, Brides</i><p>Six florists from around the country share their most popular bouquets.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Wedding Bouquet Inspiration By City<p><b>You Might Also Like:</b><p>Browse hundreds of wedding flower ideas<p>Unique Wedding Boutonnieres<p>How Much Do Wedding Flowers Cost?<p>Follow BRIDES on Twitter: …

Half our guests said no: Seeing the positives to an itty bitty guest list

More than half our guest list is unable to attend our wedding. As a result, we've gone from having a small wedding to having a microscopic one. I …