Find Fresh Sources of Inspiration

What if the groove you are in turns into a rut? You feel like your creativity is sapped and that you are turning out cookie cutter versions of the same wedding details over and over again.  Here are a few... Read More

Commitment Ceremony Tips

Photography by Lori Paladino – see more at www.loriphoto.com For same-sex couples who do not live in a state that has legalized gay marriage, there is the option of holding a private commitment ceremony instead. While this is by... Read More

William Fogler on How to Handle Unexpected Guests

How do you handle unexpected guests who show up on the wedding day? – BrideonaBudget (Twitter follower) Dear BrideonaBudget,Assuming your surprise guest is truly unexpected (rather than unwanted), I would apply the “Golden Rule.” Strive to greet this person... Read More

Wicks_Tandy_Magnolia_Photography_TandyWedding536_low 5 Rules for Wedding Guests

Wedding guest etiquette is pretty simple.  It’s all about being a conscientious friend and realizing the importance and purpose of this momentous occasion in your loved one’s life.  Here are 5 simple rules to being a great wedding guest! ... Read More

featured How to Write a Fabulous Christmas Card

Especially if you are younger and just married, this might be your first season to send out holiday cards. Or perhaps you’ve sent out more than your fair share, but have always had a couple questions about proper etiquette. We... Read More

Be the Solution

Around this time of year, you might feel more like a referee or therapist than a creative professional. Before the wave of summer weddings hits, it’s often about putting out fires and answering frantic questions from couples about their upcoming... Read More

Bridal-shower-gift-ideas-featured Bridal Shower Gift Ideas and Inspiration

We’re thrilled to introduce you to our newest guest blogger, Kaitlin, from The Every Hostess. We love Kaitlin’s fashion and styling tips for every event in your life (including, of course, your wedding day) and can’t wait to see what... Read More

The Man Registry on The Groom’s Wedding Ring

Photography by Whitebox Weddings- see more at www.whiteboxweddings.com Grooms, once you’ve taken care of the engagement ring and mastered the art of getting down on one knee, it’s time to check off another important milestone in the wedding process.... Read More

family toasting on Northern California coast 5 Tips for Holidays & In-Laws

With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, this might be your first time navigating the sometimes tricky waters of celebrating with new family and friends. Here are a few simple tips to making sure your holidays are filled with peace,... Read More