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Picking a Wedding Dessert that isn’t Cake

Your wedding should be totally personalized—down to the dessert! And the truth is, cake isn’t for everyone. If a quintessential tiered cake just isn’t your thing, don’t feel obligated to have one at your wedding. There are countless alternatives that can be equally special (and delicious!) Keep scrolling for some of our all-time favorite wedding cake alternatives.

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Popular Wedding Trends From the Year You Got Married

black and white wedding ceremony moment

Although some wedding traditions stay generally consistent, wedding trends have definitely changed over the years. A wedding that happens today could look drastically different from a wedding held a year from now. The wedding industry is booming, but it wasn’t always like that. Take a trip down memory lane and find out what wedding trend was most popular when you got married.

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Examples of How to Write an Informal Wedding Invitation

Informal Wedding Invitation Wording

More and more couples are using informal wording on their wedding invitations to better reflect their personal style (and we love it!) While there’s nothing wrong with a formally worded invitation, modern wording is often simplified with fun introductions, omitted titles, straightforward dates, and a playful mention of the reception.

Regardless of your personal style, the details still matter. Make sure your invitation still has all of the information that’s most critical to your event: who is hosting, where and when your wedding will take place, the nature of the event, and how guests can submit a response.

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Wedding Backdrop Inspiration we’re Loving for Fall

seasonal fall wedding ceremony backdrop

With the perfect ceremony backdrop, you can beautifully frame the moment you become newlyweds. And let’s be honest, nothing is more special than exchanging your wedding vows. With the right touch of fabric, floral arrangements, and structural detailing, you can create a ceremony backdrop that beautifully reflects the season and style of your special day. Here are some of our favorite wedding backdrops that are perfect for a fall celebration.

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20 Simple Invitation Styles that Stand Out

20 Simple Invitation Styles that Stand Out

When it comes to wedding stationery, simple invitation styles are king. From creative colors and abstract designs to offset layouts and bold typeface sets, you can personalize a simple invitation template that really stands out. We also love a more traditional look—simple ivory background, formal cursive script, and a classic ornate border. No matter what style you incorporate into your wedding invitation, Greenvelope can help you customize a template that truly represents your vision. Keep scrolling for 20 simple invitation styles that are sure to stand out.

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How-to Tips for Creating a Wedding Registry

How-to Tips for Building a Wedding Registry

From knives and spoons to date nights and honeymoons, the possibilities are endless when it comes to creating your wedding registry. For many couples, the process is fun! For others, it may be a little daunting. If you’re wondering where to start, we’ve included a few tips to help you through the process.

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Meaningful DIY Bridal Shower Activities

From unique décor and delicious eats, to joyful toasts and festive favors, there are countless details you can incorporate to create a memorable pre-wedding celebration. But what if you’re hoping to add a more meaningful touch? Get all of your guests involved with a group activity that will leave the bride-to-be with a lasting memory to treasure for years to come. Below, we’ve included several ideas to help you plan a meaningful bridal shower activity that’s both special and fun.

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Creative Favors for a Summer Wedding

Creative Favors for a Summer Wedding

Your guests will travel both near and far to celebrate your nuptials, so what better way to end the reception than with a token of your appreciation? That’s where wedding favors come in, which we admit, can be easier said than done. Your guests may have varying styles and tastes, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find the perfect takeaway. From homemade treats to handy keepsakes, here are our favorite favors for a summertime wedding!

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Expert Advice for Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

Expert Advice for Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

One of the first big decisions on your wedding to-do list is choosing a venue that beautifully sets the tone for your special day. Along with aesthetics, there are several other factors to consider before you begin scheduling tours. To help ease you into this process, we’re excited to share some expert insights that break down everything you need to know for finding a dream venue that’s also functional.

Below, we have celebrity event planner Colin Cowie, Virginia Edelson of Bluebird Productions, and Nick and Aleah of Valley & Company Events joining us to cover everything you need to know when weighing different venue options.

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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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