9 Ways to Pull Off the Wedding of Your Dreams

by Azure

Wedding planning is hard, especially if you're juggling a full-time job while blissfully engaged. And it's easy to lose sight of what's truly important. In my five years of working with brides, grooms, and vendors, I've picked up priceless nuggets of wisdom on everything from finding the perfect wedding dress, to decorating on a dime. Now as a bride-to-be, I have an even better understanding of the joys and toils of wedding planning, and a new sense of respect for every couple...

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10 Timeless Tips for Brides from Vera Wang

by Azure

Awhile back, WWD asked the great Vera Wang to share her top tips for brides on everything from fashion to beauty, flowers and photography. And today we're sharing this wisdom with you... so that your walk down the aisle is everything you've dreamed about and more! 1 - Comfort Is Key: You must love your wedding day look, and feeling comfortable when you walk down the aisle is incredibly important. If you feel comfortable, you'll radiate confidence, making you the most beautiful...

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8 Tips to Maintain Balance & Sanity as a Working Bride

by The Modern Jewish Wedding

Some days it is hard enough to check items off the ever-growing list of “To-Do’s” at the office. But, add to the mix the additional job of planning your wedding and life can get a little, well, “Insane!” In fact, back in 2010, Forbes Magazine found out what happens when those of us that work plan our weddings on company time. According to those surveyed, brides "admitted" to spending at least 10 hours a week planning their weddings. Since you probably didn’t get the...

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13 Tips to Pull Off the Perfect Summer Wedding

by Azure

Summertime is the perfect time for outdoor I Do's! You can check snow, sleet, and frigid temps off your list of wedding planning worries, and count on walking the aisle bronzed and beautiful with the sun shining bright. However, every season, including summer, presents challenges for brides and grooms, but luckily we're here to help you execute the summer wedding of your dreams! If you follow the tips below as you plan your special day, you can sleep easy knowing that just about...

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15 Steps to Plan Your Dream Wedding

by Azure

As you know, our #1515giveaway is in full swing, and we want all our brides to enter to win! All you have to do is create an inspiring Ideabook with fifteen or more photos, share it on Facebook and send it our way! Entry is open through June 20th, so hop to it brideys and get started today! In case you need a bit of extra help creating your winning Ideabook entry, we've broken down the wedding planning process into 15 simple steps. For each step we share some of our most-loved,...

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5 Things NOT To Forget In The Throes of Wedding Planning

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Source: Style Me Pretty Here's what no one tells you when you're piecing together your dream wedding, years in advance of meeting anyone who even remotely qualifies as husband material: wedding planning is intense. It could very well be one of the most stressful periods in your entire life. No one's going to mention that when you finally get engaged either. (People don't like saying that kind of thing to the bizarrely happy, I suppose.) If you find yourself dealing with a...

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5 Inside Tips from The Budget Savvy Bride

by Azure

Since starting to plan my own wedding, I've had to face one very harsh reality. Weddings ARE expensive, no matter how you cut it. So I've had a few burning questions on my mind about how to get crafty with your budget. Luckily, our girl Jessica aka The Budget Savvy Bride, came through big and answered my questions, and I thought I'd share the nuggets of wisdom with you today! Ready to roll? Best kept budget wedding secret? Hosting your event at a public space for little-to-no...

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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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Quest for the Wedding Venue: Five Steps to Success

by Azure

Hello brideys! You're newly engaged (congrats!), obsessed with your bling (obvi), and ready to get the wedding planning ball rolling! One of the most daunting steps of the entire planning process is finding and booking a venue, but it can also be one of the most rewarding and impactful decisions you'll make. So follow the simple steps below, and your quest for the perfect venue will be a success! Step 1 - Sit down with your groom with two goals in mind. First, to get a general...

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