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15 Elopement Announcement Ideas You NEED To Steal

15 Elopement Announcement Ideas You NEED To StealYou’ve already decided to elope. Now it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to let the world know about your marriage! From silly to sentimental, we’ve put together a list of 15 creative ways to shout out your elopement.


A Wedding Planning Gratitude List

A Wedding Planning Gratitude ListBesides your fine fiancé, there are lots of things to be thankful for during wedding planning. Here's a short list, and we totally advocate coming up with some of your own.


Wish for a Better Guest Book

How To DIY your own Wedding Wish TreeTired of the traditional guest books? Mix it up with a Wedding Wish Tree! We show you exactly how this DIY project is done. So grab your bridesmaids and get to DIY-ing this show-stopping wedding centerpiece.


14 Ways To Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

14 Ways To Make Your Wedding Guests HappyWanna make your guests feel like they just attended the wedding of the year? It doesn't take a huge budget—just some simple considerations to ensure your nearest and dearest are well taken care of, comfortable and happy! Here are 14 things guests secretly want from a wedding.


13 Signature Wedding Details That AREN’T Cocktails

13 Signature Wedding Details That AREN’T CocktailsWe've all heard of "signature cocktails," but there are so many more ways to personalize your wedding! Check out our ideas for 13 Signature Wedding Details That AREN’T Cocktails. Your guests will thank you when they don't have such a wicked hangover the next morning.


10 Wedding Favors Under $1

10 Wedding Favors Under $1Do yourself a favor and save money with these super-cheap wedding favor options. Whether DIY, edible, drinkable, or just plain adorable, these affordable wedding favors will be a hit with your guests! And the best part? They're all under $1.


10 Austin Wedding Venues Where BYO and DIY are A-OK!

BYO Austin Wedding VenuesAustin's a city brimming with creative spirit, so it's no surprise that couples here appreciate flexibility and freedom when it comes to wedding planning. We've rounded up some of the best Austin venues that welcome outside caterers and other vendors…or let you mastermind your own event.


17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding Inspiration

17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding InspirationIf the pomp and circumstance of “traditional” wedding planning makes you want to pull your hair out, an intimate elopement is probably right up your alley. Check out our 17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding Inspiration.


27 Ridiculously Fun Wedding Ideas

27 Ridiculously Fun Wedding IdeasThe main point of any wedding is for you and your partner to get married, right? But beyond that, it may also be the biggest party you'll ever throw! And when we think of the word “party,” we think FUN.


Sanity-Saving Tips From A Bride Who Planned Her Wedding In 60 Days

Sanity-Saving TipsWhether you have a year to plan your wedding or you’re trying to organize a last-minute celebration, you don’t have to feel completely overwhelmed by the process. Here Comes The Guide staffer Shannon Montero planned her own wedding in 2 months flat—and here's how she did it.


Wedding Inspiration Overload? Organize your Pins!

How To Organize your Wedding Pins on PinterestLet’s hit the pause button on the endless wedding inspiration obsession, and do something that’s more productive—what I like to call “purposeful pinning.” This Pinterest strategy streamlines your focus, reduces idea overload, and helps you zero in on your most authentic couple style.


A Crafty Way to Ask Your Bridal Party to Stand Up With You

A Crafty Way To Ask Your Bridal Party To Stand Up With YouI’m a lover of all things DIY, and a graphic designer with a teensy addiction to paper crafting. And I’m also a bride, so naturally I’m incorporating my obsession into my wedding details. Here's the creative DIY way we asked our bridesmaids and groomsmen to stand up with us at our wedding.


Your Wedding Invitations: Signed, Sealed and Delivered with Personal Style

Custom Wedding Postage StampsYour wedding invitations are more than just functional; they're a formal announcement of your intentions. Since you're going to use the U.S. Post Office to send out your invitations, thank-you notes and sundry other correspondence, why not get creative with it? That's where custom wedding postage stamps come into play—complete with your photos!


Useful Tips for Ordering Your Wedding Invitations

Useful Tips for Ordering Your Wedding InvitationsIs the process of ordering your wedding invitations proving to be more complicated than you'd originally thought? Never fear! We've put together our top tips for ordering your invites.