Find Wedding Ideas: Expert Advice

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!


Erin Condren Wedding Planner

Just Engaged? Great! Here Are The 5 Things You Need to Do First.

Just Engaged? Great! Here Are The 5 Things You Need to Do First.You just got engaged! Congrats. Now grab a cup of coffee and get cozy, because we've laid out the 5 things you need to do FIRST.


9 Bridal Party Gifts That Keep On Giving { and that they'll actually want! }

9 Bridal Party Gifts That Keep On GivingIf 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.


The Ultimate Wedding Budget Checklist

The Ultimate Wedding Budget Checklist 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.


Top 5 Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding Tips 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.


6 Simple Steps to Setting A Wedding Budget

6 Simple Steps to Setting A Wedding BudgetWhether 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.


5 Tips for Planning a Garden Wedding

5 Tips for Planning a Garden Wedding

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.


Wedding Day Emergency Fashion Kit

Wedding Day Emergency Fashion KitThe 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...


The Ultimate Barn Wedding Checklist

The Ultimate Barn Wedding ChecklistPlanning a barn wedding? We've got you covered. Go through our comprehensive barn wedding checklist and scroll down to find even more articles and ideas specifically for barn weddings.


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