5 Easy Ways to Infuse YOU into Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Depending on the size, style, and location of your wedding, chances are good that not every single guest in attendance will know all about you and your groom. There will be guests from your groom's side that you may be meeting for the first time, and extended family members or friends for you to introduce your new hubby to. And here's a cold hard fact. The more that wedding guests feel like they know the couple getting hitched, the more engaged and excited they are to be part of it...

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10 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Your Wedding

by Azure

If you're newly engaged or just beginning your wedding planning journey, FREEZE! Stop where you are and read the ten tips below. Because whether your budget is $5,000 or $50,000, there is absolutely no reason to overpay to create the wedding of your dreams. Am I right? To get you started, here are ten ideas to help you save big: Cut the guest list - The quickest way to shave dollars and cents off the cost of your wedding is to scale back the guest list. If you only invite 40 or...

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9 Wedding Planning Worries to Stop Stressing About Today

by Azure

A bride's journey towards the aisle is filled with twists and turns, and while the engagement period is blissful, it's not all rainbows and unicorns. Because planning a wedding is hard! Especially when a full-time job is also in the picture (which is the case for the majority of brides today). So keeping the stress down, and the excitement up, is often easier said than done. But if you can let go of the nine wedding planning stressors below, your path to I Do will be significantly...

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Wedding Planning Advice: DIY and DIDon’t

by Azure

It's true that going DIY with certain aspects of the wedding can save you a bundle. But it can also add stress and frustration (something brides certainly don't need leading up to the big day) if DIY projects are not handled and managed with care. So when pondering the question, to DIY or not to DIY, use the helpful Do's and Don'ts below as your guide... DO have a solid plan before you start buying - The main reason couples choose to DIY is to save money. But when you start buying...

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5 Quick Wedding Tips for Brides

by Azure

We do our very best to deliver wedding inspiration and advice that brides simply can't live without. And today, we share five more pieces of wedding day wisdom to keep you on the right track as you journey down the aisle. Let's get to it, shall we? 1. Accessorizing the new statement neckline: Remember when strapless was the standard neckline for brides? Those days are gone! The new go-to neckline is all about illusion, covering more of the bride's décolletage with sheer lace,...

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Sorry Bridey, But We’re Not Friends…

by Bitchless Bride

So not to brag, but this happens to me a lot. My brides really like me (crazy I know) and want to be my friend after their weddings. And while I'm open to maintaining our relationship, there's just one problem. You don't actually know how to be my friend. Huh? Whaaa? Allow me to be blunt... It's a one sided friendship. Seriously usually there's nothing in it for me because we are so used to talking about you, and your wedding, that you don't know how to incorporate my life into the...

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Run Away with Me… And Elope!

by Bitchless Bride

I didn't do it because of the budget; I did it out of love. I did it out of love for my horribly shy husband who didn't want to say his incredibly mushy vows in front of an audience. And because I hated planning my wedding. Yeah yeah... I know, I married a SHY man AND I'm a wedding planner who was so uninterested in planning my own wedding that my mom actually asked me if I still wanted to marry the poor guy. Right? Pretty pathetic... But, it all worked out! How? We went to Vegas......

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There’s Always the Day After

by Bitchless Bride

I'm always surprised when I, Bitchless Bride, a fabulous wedding planner, get surprised by a bride after so many years in this business. Here's how it went down... After a long and somewhat stressful day of vendor appointments with a very Type A bride, she looked at me and said, "Well there's always the day after." I wasn't catching on because I was deep in thought, wondering how the hell I was going to be a magician with the freaking budget versus reality. "Huh? I'm sorry? I...

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9 Wedding Do’s and Don’ts for Brides & Grooms

by Azure

Whether your big day is right around the corner, or you have plenty of planning time before you say "I Do", save these nine do's and don'ts in a safe place to ensure a wedding day that goes off without a hitch! DO indulge in pre-wedding pampering, and do touch-up (especially lips, cheeks, and t-zone) throughout the day. DON'T get sloshed at the rehearsal dinner. Believe me on this one... a green bride or puking groom is never a good look, even for the most talented wedding...

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Choose Wisely - Fight the Fight Not the War

by Bitchless Bride

Hello brideys. Well I certainly hope that you all had an amazing, fun-filled weekend, I am guessing that some of you had the unfortunate experience of duking it out with your fiancé, mother, father, mother-in-law or even the Holy Ghost. But, no matter what happened, you have to consider what is worth the fight, and what's not. Because your sanity during the wedding planning is at stake if everything is a fight. I'm currently working with a lovely bride who is receiving a healthy...

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