Here it is! The 12 month wedding planning you've been searching for. Building your dream team of vendors, adding the design elements that make it you, and managing guests and bridal party are just a few elements to planning the perfect day! Read on for the perfect blueprint on just how to stay on track with your planning.
When it comes down to it, your ring choice should reflect the style that you love most and the symbol of your love.
When it comes to elements of your wedding day that guests are sure to remember, music is key! Partnering with a wedding dj who will help curate the perfect playlist is great, however having a great framework will help add your personality to your wedding day music.
There's no reason to postpone all of the happy events to next year when we are so desperately longing for a good time. Take the necessary precautions and then join up with your best gals for a Covid friendly bachelorette weekend! Check out these 4 San Luis Obispo Bachelorette Airbnb's!
For many people, their pets are like family, so incorporating their furry friend into their special day is not only fun but very important. We have seen all sorts ways to include your pet on your wedding day, whether they are physically there or not, and have compiled some of our favorite ideas below.
Sharing wedding vows can be one of the most meaningful traditions you choose to incorporate into your special day. However, heartfelt speeches in front of all your attendees might not be the ideal choice for everyone. If you're looking for an alternative option, we suggest private vows.
Summer is here and along with it comes sunshine, lush greenery, and warm-weather. When it comes to a traditional summer wedding color palette, we normally lean towards bright oranges, yellows, pinks, and blues - imagine watching the sunset on a tropical vacation - however there are many other colors that can be used and still create that summer feeling.
If you are planning on serving cocktails at your wedding, it can be fun to add your own little twist to it to really make it personalized. Similar to the wedding decor and food, what drinks you serve your guests can help set the tone for the evening, so make sure to select something that fits your vision!
With Father's Day right around the corner, we have been thinking of the father-figures in our lives and ways to incorporate them on your big day. While we love a first look with your future husband or wife, we are all for adding in a first look with your dad or father figure (and don't worry, you can do both first looks!).
With any wedding comes many meaningful and heartfelt moments, from the exchanging of vows to the first look, however one of my personal favorites is the father-daughter dance. Traditionally following the first dance, there are plenty of heartfelt songs to choose from for this dance, from upbeat, to slo, to country.
A minimoon, as you might guess, is typically a smaller version of the traditional honeymoon. Whether you go for a shorter length of time or stick closer to home, these are a great way to celebrate and relax with your parter, as well as great excuse for a vacation. While there are plenty of popular destinations sought out by all sorts of travelers, the Central Coast of California is a great option to add to your list. Keep reading for minimoon destinations along the Central Coast.
At most weddings, flowers are a key component to the days design and will set the tone for the overall aesthetic. Incorporating a floral installation into the mix is a trend we stand by and is sure to make your wedding really pop! From chandeliers, walls, and entryways, there are many ways to think out of the box with installations. Keep scrolling to see for some of our favorite floral installations put together by a handful of talented creatives!
There is something magical about a wedding in the Spring - as the world wakes up from the cold winter and begins to bloom, new life is sprung about creating an effortless and romantic feel to the day. From soft pastel hues to dainty details, there are so many ways to embrace the beauty of Spring on your special day. Here are five of our favorite ways to enhance the natural beauty that spring has to offer at your wedding.
Your mom has provided you love and support throughout your life which has brought you to this moment. Just like yourself or your bridal party on your big day, it is important that your mother is looking and feeling her best. They have watched you grow into the wonderful adult that you are and will be by your side through the wedding day as well. We have gathered some of our favorite outfits for your mom to wear at your wedding for all different styles, prices and attires.
While the emotional moments seem to stack up when it comes to weddings, one of our favorites will always be the mother-son dance. A sweet tradition that and a touching moment on the dance floor, this dance allows for the groom and his mom, or any other motherly figure, to join on the dance floor and share a moment of of recognition.
Throughout time we have seen bridesmaids dresses evolve significantly. From frilly full skirt dresses, to Hollywood glam, to simple silhouettes, we have seen it all. Traditionally, bridesmaids wore the same dress color and style, however brides are now mixing up styles and colors between their bridesmaids, adding a little flair to the day. This is not only a great way to help your girls stand out, but also a great way to accommodate everyones personal styles and make sure they are feeling comfortable throughout the day.
Following your wedding ceremony and the "I do's" is when the party is officially started. The song you select for your grand entrance, if you choose to do one, will set the mood for the rest of the night, so make sure to pick something that is something you, your spouse, and your guests will enjoy.
As you creep closer to your wedding day, it is time to start dialing in your bridal beauty routine so you are looking and feeling your best, and what a great excuse for self care! Working on your beauty routine will give you the practice to to nail down your day-of look and reduce your stress.
Shopping for your bridesmaids can be a difficult task deciding between all of the different fabrics, styles, colors and much more. If you are opting for a more glamorous and chic look for your wedding, we recommend selecting a satin dress for your ladies to rock. This smooth and lossy fabric will make your bridal party shine and will look great with them standing by your side. We have gathered 10 of our absolute favorite satin dresses meeting different budgets and styles.
From clean lines, fresh greenery, and fashion-forward decor, incorporating a more contemporary style into your wedding look is perfect for any modern couple. While weddings have a lot of traditions, we are seeing more couples adding in a touch of modernity to make their day their own. Modern weddings are refined and focus on simple, yet bold design. We have gathered some of our favorite inspiration to give you an idea on how to style your modern wedding.
If you are wondering what to include in your invitation suite, or not even sure what an invitation suite is, you have come to the right place. Whether you are working with a stationery designer or doing it through a digital printing site like Minted, there are multiple items that you can choose to include in your invitation suite. The invitation suite includes all paper goods that are sent alongside the invitation, such as a details card or response card.
Along with selecting your wedding weekend outfits and your bridesmaids outfits, there is one more special person to keep in mind: your flower girl! If you have decided to have flower girl on your big day, it is a guarantee that they will steal some hearts as the walk down the aisle. From traditional, to patterned, to colorful, there are many different options for what your flower girl can wear.
With the new addition of a sparkling diamond ring to your everyday look, you will want to know how to properly take care of your engagement ring. The best way to keep your ring in tip top shape is to regularly clean it and know how to clean it.
While gifting your bridesmaids is not customary, it is a fun and simple way to show gratitude and how much you appreciate them! How much you spend or what type of gift you get can be different depending on your relationship with each person or even your budget. Most often the bridesmaids gifts will be handed out at the rehearsal dinner or on wedding morning. Keep scrolling to get some ideas of what we would gift our bridesmaids.
If you are in search of something to gift the bride-to-be, you have come to the right place. While you can easily select something from the couple's wedding registry, there are also a handful of other fun items that you can get the bride. We have gathered a few of our favorite practical, yet chic, gifts for any bride-to-be.
From childhood to adulthood, balloons never seem to go out of style. Most commonly seen at birthday parties, school dances, or almost any other celebration, balloons have always been a colorful and cheap statement piece! One of the most recent trends at weddings or wedding related celebrations has been balloon installations. This cost effective decorative piece is a fun and unique way to spice up your celebration -- from an arch over a doorway to a photo booth backdrop, there are many ways to incorporate a balloon installation. Whether you choose to purchase a DIY kit, or hire a professional, we have gathered some of our favorite inspiration to include balloons at one of your celebrations.
Asking someone to marry you can feel like a daunting and complicated task. From choosing how to propose, whether it be a simple or a grand gesture, to where to propose, to keeping in mind your parterres desires, there are a lot of things to consider. In the end, we always recommend making the proposal personal and authentic to who you two are and stick to what you know.
Happy Valentine's Day! As you feel the love in the air and celebrate your engagement with your fiancé, we hope you take in all of the special moments that this time has to offer. Planning your wedding can be stressful, however you can also make it more enjoyable by keeping yourself reminded what you are working towards, and what better way than to watch rom-coms while you plan! We have listed some of our favorite wedding related movies that will have you excited for the planning process and what is to come.