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Tips for Planning Your Destination Wedding

Tips for Planning Your Destination Wedding

“Wedding planning.” That term alone makes people cringe, thinking about the time, effort, and dollars that go into planning the perfect day. Not to mention destination weddings, which require extra travel and accommodation fees. But it doesn’t have to be that way! If flying off for your big day is something you’re thinking about, rest assured, there are some shortcuts you and your fiancé can take to make your experience as stress-free as possible.

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Wedding Gift Etiquette

wedding gift what to buy

So you have a date, a dress-code-approved outfit, and a fierce craving for bubbly. The last thing left on your to-do list is probably figuring out a wedding gift. If you find yourself struggling, we have some ideas and answers for all your gift-related questions below!

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The Most Common (and Some Uncommon) Wedding Dress Codes Explained

What to Wear Wedding Guest Attire

Are you a guest who was recently invited to a wedding and wondering what “festive attire” means? Or perhaps a couple putting together their invitation, wondering what verbiage will best indicate that your venue is more of a “suit jacket” affair? Well, you came to the right place.

A common question we get from couples putting together their invites is about attire, so we’ve curated a list of all the most common (and some less common) guest attire descriptors. That said, as with every detail of your wedding, do what feels right to you as a couple and don’t get hung up on tradition. Just be sure that if you are offering more inventive or non-traditional attire requests, be sure to communicate that with your guests so as to keep them from feeling lost.

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5 Tips from a Real-Life Bride-To-Be

Today’s post is brought to us by real-life, bride-to-be Ayn Bernos

I’ve always been in love with weddings. My family runs a small catering business, and so in the past few years I’ve been heavily involved in helping our customers plan their weddings. I am also an emcee on the side, and a lot of the events I’ve hosted are actually — surprise, surprise — weddings as well. Currently, I work as the Content Manager for Wedding Favy, an online haven for themed and personalized wedding favors.

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How to Plan an Elegant, Harry Potter-Inspired Wedding

J.K. Rowling captured the hearts of pretty much everyone with her beloved Harry Potter series. Her fans are the real deal and some are taking things to a whole new level. Couples are channeling their shared adoration for the books into their wedding plans and we’re totally in awe. A themed wedding is one of the best ways for a couple to showcase their personality or highlight a shared interest. Best of all, they offer a fun experience for guests too! We’re thrilled to share some Harry Potter inspiration that’s captured our attention (and hearts!) If a thematic, Harry Potter wedding is in your future, check out our tips below!
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Lacey and Steve’s Destination Wedding in Beautiful Mexico

Real Destination Wedding

Weddings are romantic. So we weren’t surprised to learn that Lacey and Steve met at the wedding of a mutual friend. You could say it was the perfect beginning (and you would be right). With a shared appreciation for all things sun and beach, Lacey and Steve knew they wanted an intimate, destination wedding filled with fun festivities for their guests to enjoy.

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How to Plan an Eco Chic Wedding

What’s most important to you about your wedding day? If it’s sustainability and your impact on the local community, we’ve got you covered. We rounded up a few ideas and tips to reduce your environmental impact without sacrificing quality or style on your big day. From seasonal flowers, to paperless stationery, you’ll be on your way to sustainability in no time. These are our 12 tips for pulling off a fabulous and sustainable wedding!

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Tips for Planning a National Park Wedding

National parks are filled with some of nature’s most spectacular and inspiring locales. With both cultural symbolism and breathtaking scenic beauty, it’s no wonder that they’re becoming increasingly desirable wedding venues.

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And Along Came a Box

Along Came A Box

Yesterday, our mail was a little more exciting than usualthanks to Along Came a Box! This company is so fun (and so are their gorgeous gift boxes!) You can send these beauties to just about anyone for special occasions, for everything from birthdays to bridesmaids gifts. The best part? They just added two new wedding boxesfor brides and couples!

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When Should I Send my Wedding Invitations?

They asked; you said “yes!”—and once you’ve called loved ones and spread the news on social media, the planning process can officially begin! Communicating wedding information can be intimidating, especially when you consider all of the different stationery components. From engagement party invitations to save-the-dates, we’ve compiled a recommended timeline to help make the wedding invitation process a little easier. Here’s where to start when considering a timeline for your wedding mailings:

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