Here Comes the Guide brings you expert advice to help you plan your wedding, from engagement to honeymoon and all the fun in between. Start with our general Wedding Checklist and be sure to check out our “Questions to Ask…” series for guidance on finding your wedding venue and hiring your wedding vendors!
If you still have "Bridal Party Gifts" on your wedding to-do list, why not consider giving a gift that gives back? We list 9 Bridal Party Gifts That Keep On Giving (and that they'll actually want!). With this list, it'll be easy to find a gift your bridesmaids will love—even before they know the stories behind them.
We've put together a comprehensive Wedding Budget Checklist that includes the items most weddings entail, as well as the "typical" percentage of your budget you may want to reserve for each one. Yes, we're slightly Type-A.
Planning a destination wedding? Don’t miss these Top 5 Destination Wedding Tips from one of our Certified By The Guide wedding planners, Michelle Barrionuevo-Mazzini of MB Wedding Design and Events.
Whether you’re working with $100 or $100,000, creating (and sticking to) your budget is arguably the most important part of planning a wedding. To get you started, we’ve broken the wedding budget planning process into 6 easy steps that can help you decide what you can spend, and what you’ll want to save or splurge on.
Enchanted by the thought of a garden wedding? Blooming rose bushes and lush greenery…quaint bridges and graceful statuary…who wouldn’t want to exchange vows amidst this magical setting? Here are our top 5 tips for putting together your own successful garden wedding.
The day of the wedding, I put my dress on—and to my horror it felt loose. Luckily, one of the bridesmaids had fashion tape in her bag. I’d never used it before, but all I could hear in my head was Tim Gunn saying, “Make it work!” We lined the very top of the dress with a couple of pieces of tape, and I crossed my fingers and hoped for the best...
Besides your fiancé and that little piece of paper from the courthouse that makes it official, the guest list may be the next most important aspect of your wedding. Why? Because, if you're like me, it includes the name of every. single. person. in the world that matters to you.