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24 Wedding Poems to Add More Joy to the Big Day

wedding poems: Woman wearing white doing a speech during wedding ceremony

Poetry has a powerful way of capturing our attention and describing emotional moments in the most touching way. It’s no wonder wedding poems remain a popular choice for speeches, vows, and toasts. The right wedding words can inspire tears of joy and have everyone feeling the love. But how do you choose the perfect love poem for the big day? We’re glad you asked.

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16 Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas: From Gift Boxes to Celeb Shout-Outs

bridesmaid proposal ideas: Three women holding gifts and balloons

Now that your soulmate has popped the question, it’s time to make your own proposal — to your bridesmaids! Whether you’ve been friends since preschool or recently found a bestie who feels like you’ve known a lifetime, sharing your big day is special. Asking your bridesmaids to literally stand by your side shows just how important they are to you. That’s why some people choose to commemorate the milestone with a special proposal rather than just a simple phone call or text message.

Here, we’ve put together some bridesmaid proposal ideas to honor the special ladies in your life. Whether you want to give over-the-top gifts to your bridal crew or are looking for something unique and sweet for each individual friend, you’ll find an idea on this list you’ll love.

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18 Ideas to Help You Plan Your Dream Wedding on a Budget

wedding on a budget: Groom holding the wedding cake and bride holding her bouquet

When planning a wedding on a budget, it can be tough to know what’s worth spending on and which areas are good for saving money. Perhaps you’re working with a tight budget or want to save on your big day so you can indulge in a luxurious honeymoon as newlyweds instead. To help you navigate it all, this guide offers practical and creative ways to plan your dream wedding on a budget. You’ll find ideas on venues, decor, catering, and more.

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25 Bridal Shower Gifts to Sprinkle the Guest of Honor With Love

bridal shower gifts: Woman opening a gift at her bridal shower

It’s almost time for one of the most fun moments in the pre-wedding calendar — the bridal shower! As you gather to toast the bride-to-be, you’ll likely bring along or send a thoughtful bridal shower gift. But what should you give? 

Whether you’re in the bridal party or a family friend, you’ll want to find something that’s ideal for the guest of honor. Discover the best bridal shower gifts with this guide featuring a fun and thoughtful mix of traditional and modern ideas that span themes from kitchen and home to travel and clothing. 
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Save the Date Postcards: Tips for Wording and Designs

save the date postcards: Mt. Rainier Save the Date

It’s easy to get caught up in the endless tasks of throwing a dream wedding. From invitations and save the dates to RSVPs, securing venues, and working with caterers, it can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, you can simplify your wedding planning into easy-to-manage tasks. One of the first things to do is send out save the date postcards.

Save the dates are the first notification most wedding guests will receive about your upcoming nuptials. In fact, the entire purpose of these cards is to let guests know when and where you’re getting married. From wording and address tips to design inspiration, this guide offers everything you need to know about crafting these wedding announcements.
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Your Magic Moment: 20 Creative and Romantic Ways to Propose

romantic ways to propose: Black dog lying on the floor with a ring on his nose and letter board with proposal message beside him

Getting ready to pop the question? How exciting! However you choose to propose, it’ll be the most magical moment for the two of you. But sometimes it helps to have ideas to inspire you. To plan the perfect proposal, here are some of the most romantic ways to propose. We’ve split them into affordable and more luxe options, so you can browse to suit your budget, time, and personality.
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How To Host an Intimate Wedding: Tips for a Memorable Celebration

intimate wedding: Bride and groom hugging each other

Whether you’re planning a big wedding or an intimate affair, your wedding is a day to celebrate your love story and the special moments that led you and your partner to your perfect union. With an intimate wedding, it’s never been easier to put personal touches on the big day. From spending more time with loved ones to personalizing the finest details, hosting an intimate wedding is a great way to make memories you’ll cherish for eternity.

Here, we’ll show you how to plan an intimate wedding. You’ll discover insider tips to ensure the day goes off without a hitch and find ideas for making the day truly memorable. Plus, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for choosing the most gorgeous wedding invitations for your special day.
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Follow This Wedding Day Timeline for a Stress-Free Day

wedding day timeline: Arrow signs for wedding guests

When you attend a wedding as a guest, everything seems to run smoothly. On the wedding planning side, a lot of that comes down to having a well-prepared wedding day timeline. If you’re ready to plan your wedding day timeline, this guide will help you with top tips, plus a sample timeline you can borrow and customize.
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The Minimony: A Popular Alternative to Postponing Your Wedding

minimony: Newlywed couple dancing while surrounded by smiling guests

Recent times have shown us that even with everything booked, nothing is ever completely certain. With a lingering coronavirus pandemic and a move towards embracing change, some couples are switching from a traditional wedding ceremony to a minimony instead.

But what is a minimony? And why are they so popular? Let’s take a look at this fun new twist on a wedding ceremony.
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Our Best Elopement Ideas to Help You Tie the Knot Your Way

Elopement ideas: Couple looking at the Eiffel tower

When you’re ready to marry the one you love and don’t want the pressure or hassle of planning a large, traditional wedding, an elopement might be the perfect solution for you. Read on to discover our favorite elopement ideas, plus some do’s and don’ts to help you plan the perfect elopement you’ll remember forever. 
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