There's a time and place for getting wasted with your girlfriends. Your bridal shower isn't one of them. But that doesn't mean you can't incorporate some of your favorite drinks into the menu. Check out these 21 alcohol-friendly ideas to inspire you.
Show your friends how much you care with personalized gifts. From helping them spruce up their house with decor items or encouraging relaxation with beauty products, these DIY projects make excellent bridesmaid gifts your girls will truly appreciate--and use!
Fall in love with your wedding centerpieces with this rustic-inspired arrangement you can make yourself using supplies found at a crafts store. The really great thing about these centerpieces? They'll look great in your new home, too, so save one for yourself to decorate your space and as a reminder of your special day for years to come.
Who says you have to get trashed to enjoy your bachelorette party? Not us. Instead of hitting the cliche bars check out one of these ideas to give your girls a night or day of unforgettable memories.
You've helped with wedding planning, thrown a memorable bachelorette party and held layers of tulle as she peed. Yup, you're rocking these MOH duties. But there's still one more important task: the maid of honor speech. And with these 10 tips, you're sure to slay it.
If you're trying to figure out how to make your maid of honor speech stand out, or you're just in the mood to feel the feels, you must check out how these best friends and sisters took their "speeches" to a whole new level. Their clever parodies, fun dances and touching words definitely earn them a spot on our list of the most epic MOH toasts.
Times, they are a-changing. The way we live our lives and interact with others is completely different than it was twenty years ago, and that's true for weddings, as well. Read on for five outdated wedding rules, and update your wedding etiquette accordingly.
Surf, sand and swapping vows. If those four words describe your perfect way to walk down the aisle, then step right this way to your ideal beach wedding. From the super-chill, escape quietly bride to the one who wants to host a destination extravaganza, we've got 20 gorgeous locales that can make your dream day a major reality. Discover more amazing beach wedding destinations on Mywedding.com.
Going to a wedding this summer? Or three? Or 16? Seriously--sometimes summer can seem like one long parade of white tulle and rubbery chicken. All wedding choices are unique to the couple but when it comes to the first dance what does their song choice say about them?
Wedding planning can be stressful. It doesn't have to be, though--you have the support of family and friends before, on, and after your wedding day. Make sure to include your guests in your planning and the ceremony with our eight creative ideas.
Alfred Angelo is famous for his Disney princess-inspired wedding dresses, and his latest collection for 2017 is even more magically jaw-dropping than ever before. Cue every single Disney love song because we've found our happily ever after.
When your wedding diet ends, the honeymoon splurge can begin! Ready for pastries in Paris? Pintxos in Pamplona? Beignets in the Big Easy? Read on, and start the gravy days of wedded bliss off right at these honeymoon spots for foodies.
Make your wedding decorations personal and memorable. Try this DIY fern wall wreath. It's the perfect backdrop for a gift or dessert table or even a photo booth. Our step-by-step instructions make it easy to create your very own.
If you've always dreamt of being treated like a princess on your wedding day, there's only one thing you need to do: Book a castle. But you don't have to travel around the world to get the look you want (although we're always up for a good adventure). Stay right here in the U.S. with these castle wedding venues; they're perfect for providing drama, old-world charm and a whole lot of luxury on your wedding day. Check out more amazing castle wedding venues here!
As a wedding guest, it's easy to forget that the bride has spent hours agonizing over every last detail to ensure the celebration goes smoothly, and that, in all likelihood, she was ripping her hair out and having an emotional Bridezilla-style breakdown right before. So if you're attending a wedding during this busy season, listen up--help the bride keep her sanity, and DO NOT do any of these things (seriously, don't).
Weddings are a time of celebration, bringing families and old friends together, but the planning can be tough. Considering every guests needs, preferences and logistics, it's easy for the bride and groom to feel a bit lost.
For brides who want to personalize their weddings with handmade decor, try these romantic and rustic DIY ideas from StyleEsque. Created with lush natural elements, these projects will--bonus!--also keep your wedding decorating budget more manageable.
The average American wedding costs just a hair under $27,000, which can have even the least crafty bride-to-be picking up the pinking shears and floral sponge. But while DIY touches to a wedding are a great way to keep costs down (and add some personality), many brides underestimate the length of time or the expertise they require, especially when they have to be done last minute. Take it from a bride who's been there--DIY your programs, your invitations, or even your rehearsal dinner, but leave these important wedding day details to the professionals.
Over the years, quite a few celebrities have crashed weddings. Most recently, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel showed up at a wedding in New Hampshire, giving the bride and groom quite a wedding gift. While it's not necessarily common, here is a look at many celebs who have added "wedding crashers" to their resume.
Weddings may be expensive, but your decorations don't have to be. With a trip to the craft store and a little creative juice, your big day can be beautiful and not break the bank. Plus, if you're making your decorations, you can incorporate your color scheme into everything! We worked with wedding designer Michelle Edgemont to whip up some unique, fun, and inexpensive DIY wedding ideas, and we're confident they'll inspire you to do it yourself before you say "I do."
According to a 2012 study by TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com, the national average cost of a wedding is $28,427. Sadly, it's hard to keep a wedding at around the $20k mark these days. However, in the wedding planning game, knowledge is power; and discerning important purchases from frivolous ones makes all the difference. The following list explains of what's worth the money—and what's not.
Since people today marry later than in previous generations, many couples are finding they already have a toaster and matched luggage and tend to feel guilty about requesting more “stuff.” We don't really need a gravy boat and salad spinner, and nowadays there are more options than ever for wedding registries, so couples can ask for the things they really want. But gift-giving is a touchy subject, and these new registries come with plenty of new rules.
If the thought of lying on the beach during your honeymoon bores you, read on. We've pulled together a collection of the best honeymoon destinations to get your heart pounding, including cliff diving in Jamaica, "coasteering" in Wales, mountain biking in Utah, and surfing in Oahu. Start your marriage off with a sense of adventure!