Inspiration Board: Kitchen Themed Bridal Shower

If the bride-to-be is addicted to the Food Network and has a pile of Gourmet magazines sitting by the door, a kitchen-themed bridal shower might be right up her alley. Some ideas to get you going: The invitations: Use a... Read More

purple-black-wedding-color-board What Should Be in Your Wedding Program?

A wedding program is the perfect way to remember your day, thank people who made it possible, and to let out-of-town guests know who’s who. While you won’t find wedding etiquette books declaring a wedding program a must-do, there are... Read More

05 5 Awesome Groomsmen Attire Ideas

First, for the most part, play it simple when it comes to the suit. Stick to dark or neutral fabrics to keep it as basic as possible before adding the following flair: Crazy boutonnieres. Many different florists and Etsy vendors... Read More

13 Maid of Honor Duties

The maid of honor is generally a sister or best friend of the bride.  As such, she plays a crucial role in the event planning and assisting the bride.  She performs all of the bridesmaid expectations as well as the... Read More

placecards-wedding-inspiration-board Flower Girl & Ring Bearer Duties

The flower girl and ring bearer are generally children that are either related to the couple, or children of close friends.  The flower girl and ring bearer should be too young for the roles of junior bridesmaid or groomsmen (younger... Read More

soft-pink-green-wedding-color-board Bridesmaid Duties

Being a bridesmaid, while quite a honor and very fun, can be a costly and time-consuming role, so it is important that you understand what you are committing to before accepting. While duties and responsibilities can vary by wedding and... Read More

07a What Theme Should You Use for a Couple’s Shower?

For the bride and groom that like to do everything together, couple’s shower themes are all the rage. No tea parties or negligees to be found, the couple’s shower is the modern-day evolution of the true meaning of marriage: blending... Read More

Throw a Couple’s Shower for Your Friends

Brides who are getting hitched in this era of non-conformism have the luxury of literally throwing any kind of couple’s shower they choose. Tradition has now become more of a theme during eve-of-wedding parties and less of an absolute. This... Read More

Flower Girl & Ring Bearer Attire Ideas

Remember that your flower girl and ring bearer are children, and as such, are most likely going to do everything they can to ruin their clothes, especially if they are uncomfortable. When picking out what they should wear, consider the... Read More

10-black-white-bride-father-aisle-22501 How to Choose Your Bridesmaids’ Dresses

Bridesmaid dresses have all sorts of dreaded connotations. Just the mention of them bring to mind bright shades of ruffled taffeta and dangerously large puffed sleeves.  The cliché that “you can wear this dress again” is rarely true, because, unless... Read More

mombernov Newlywed Perspective: Wedding Planning + Excel = BFFs

I’m here today to talk about everyone’s favorite thing: money. Or, more specifically: budgets. Okay, so maybe neither of these things are really anyone’s favorite thing. But sometimes they’re both kind of an important thing…or so I’m learning. I’ll admit,... Read More

betteroffwed Etsy Round-Up: Fun Wedding Cake Toppers!

Looking for a cake topper that is anything but ordinary? Find one that represents you both as a couple and your personal style. Here are a few of our favorites from Etsy. Better Off Wed Potter & Butler Jennifer Murphy... Read More