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Before We Begin...
You're engaged! That's kind of a big deal. And we're so glad you found our website. Think of us as your girlfriends who work in the wedding industry trenches. We've seen it all (yes, wedding crocs were once a thing!), and can't wait to share our expert advice with you.
Believe us when we tell you: We're on this wedding planning ride together. Here Comes The Guide is NOT a tech company. And you are NOT an algorithm. We care about you. So let's curl up on the couch in our yoga pants and dive right in! #wheresthewine
Curious about what else makes us different? Spoiler alert: Our company is run on girl power. And coffee. All the coffee.
Find Your Wedding Venue
It's one of the most important aspects of wedding planning—and lucky for you, it's Here Comes The Guide's specialty!
We've got the inside scoop on thousands of fabulous wedding venues. And not only that, we break them down by venue style: From barn and beach, to woodsy and unique, to industrial, oh my! See prices and details, get discounts, and view gorgeous photos. And don't forget to use our list of questions to ask your wedding venue when you go on those site visits!
Find The Best Wedding Vendors
We've gone to a lot of trouble to screen and certify all the wedding vendors you'll see here. Why? We only want to have vendors on our site that we would recommend to our sisters and best friends. We have suggestions on what questions you should ask wedding vendors, too.
Don't see a vendor directory for your area? We may not have expanded there yet with our Certified Vendor Listings. #smallbusinessproblems
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Wondering about the nitty-gritty details of actually planning a wedding? Look no further than our Wedding Ideas section! We've got a ton of wedding planning articles to get you started, plus checklists and timelines, "best of" venue lists, tips for creating your wedding website, questions to ask your venue and vendors, a bunch of free wedding printables, and much much more.
Find Your Wedding Style
You want pretty? We'll give you pretty. See real weddings from the venues and vendors you'll find on Here Comes The Guide. And while you're at it, follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! Suffering from style overload? See our tips on finding your wedding style.
Wrap Up Your Planning
You're getting close!!! First, let us recommend our Week-Of Wedding Checklist. Then, you can start thinking of where to get discount room blocks for your wedding guests...and where to hold your rehearsal dinner!
See? Wedding Planning's EASY!
HA! Sorry, bad joke. But hopefully, the resources above make it just a bit more organized for you.
Speaking of organized, we love lists—so here's our basic wedding planning checklist to get you started.
Aaaand a bunch more checklists where that came from. (We told you we love lists.)
If you've read this far, you're officially our favorite.
xo, The Guide Gals
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