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Toast in a Wedding: Your Guide on Giving a Memorable Speech

Toast in wedding: family and friends having a toast

Public speaking is intimidating, and it can be especially nerve-racking when giving a toast in a wedding. Whether you’re the best man, maid of honor, father of the groom, or another loved one sharing a special tribute, finding the best words to say can make the moment memorable — for the right reasons. 

With this guide, you’ll discover plenty of helpful ideas to put your wedding toast speech together. Plus, we’ll highlight the do’s and don’ts of wedding toasts so you hit all the right notes.
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3, 2, 1 … Shop: 25 Wedding Registry Ideas to Add to Your List

Wedding registry ideas: close up shot of wedding gifts

Next to cake tasting, picking out gifts for your registry might be the most enjoyable part of the wedding planning process. As an engaged couple, we hope you thoroughly enjoy selecting items for your registry and have fun with it. At what other point in your life can you hand-select dozens of potential gifts?

To help you out, we’re recommending our top 25 wedding registry ideas. From mixology bar sets to luxury bedding and must-have kitchen items, you’ll find potential wedding gifts you and your fiance will love forever.
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Embrace the Dark Side with These Stunning Navy Blue Wedding Ideas

Navy blue wedding: bride and bridesmaids holding bouquets of flowers

Navy blue is one of the most popular wedding colors out there. It’s a color you can style to look classic and sophisticated, contemporary and cool, or quirky and boho. If you’re looking for a dramatic flair for your celebration, consider a navy blue wedding.

Explore our favorite navy blue wedding ideas with this guide. From amazing color combinations to creative ways to style your big day, it’s time to go blue or go home.
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13 Purple Wedding Ideas That Add Color to Your Big Day

Purple wedding arch

Whether it’s a pretty pastel or a powerful pop of color, choosing a purple wedding palette will certainly make an impact on your special day. Purple has long been associated with royalty, sophistication, and wealth but it’s also incredibly versatile, romantic, and soothing. 

If you’re ready to start planning your purple wedding, we’re here to help. We’ve gathered our most beloved shades of purple to get your creativity flowing, plus we’ll share purple wedding ideas and tips on how to bring your big day to life.
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18 Gorgeous Blue Wedding Ideas for Your Big Day

Blue wedding: blue table setting

When it comes to choosing a color palette for your big day, it’s hard to miss with gorgeous blue hues! But once you’ve landed on your main color, how do you know which color combination to choose or how to style it?

Fortunately, we’re here to help you create the ultimate blue wedding. We’re sharing our favorite color combo ideas, styling tips, and inspiration to help you bring the look together. Feeling blue never felt so good.
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Funny Elopement Announcements: 8 Ways to Share the Happy News

Funny elopement announcements: elopement announcement invitation

Whether you snuck off for a magical elopement in solitude or had a small ceremony with only your closest family members, announcing your newly married status is probably on your to-do list. While there’s no rule that says you must tell everyone you know — or anyone, really — it’s fun to share the big news. If you want to take a light-hearted approach, you can’t go wrong with sending funny elopement announcements

Here, you’ll find humorous announcement designs along with plenty of tips for crafting an amusing message to let folks know that you did the damn thing!
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14 Post-Elopement Party Ideas to Celebrate the Big News

Post elopement party: group of people having a toast

Congratulations, newlyweds! Now that you’re back from your elopement, chances are you want to get together with loved ones to celebrate. And you know what that means — it’s time to throw a fabulous post-elopement party!

Here, we’ll share everything you need to know about post-elopement parties along with some of our favorite ideas for planning and hosting your celebration.
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Fairytale Wedding Theme: 18 Dreamy Ideas for Your Happily Ever After

Fairytale wedding theme: bride and groom riding in a carriage

Love is magical and your happily ever after should be too. If you’re dreaming of a fairytale wedding, you’ll be thrilled to know that there are plenty of ways to make your special day even more enchanting. Here, you’ll find some of our favorite fairytale wedding theme ideas from captivating venues and whimsical wedding flowers to charming invitations.
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How to Address Save the Dates: A Simple Guide

How to address save the dates

As you begin wedding planning, one of the first interactions you’ll have with your guests is to prepare and send your save the dates. But before you do this, you’ll want to know how to address save the dates so your messaging is clear.

If you’re not sure where to start, we’re here to help. Here’s your go-to guide on how to address save the dates. We’ll cover everything from what to include in your cards to how you should address different guests.
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11 Dreamy Elopement Ceremony Ideas to Inspire Your Big Day

Elopement ceremony: bride and groom holding hands while walking

An elopement ceremony is the perfect wedding option for couples wanting privacy, intimacy, and treasured memories. It’s the two of you — plus your officiant — in a beautiful life moment.

If you’re planning your elopement ceremony, we’re here to help. Discover some of our favorite ideas for your big day, from finding the perfect spot for saying “I do” to making the moment feel unique and special.
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