Tips for Making Your Guest List

PHOTO BY T&S HUGHES Drafting and cutting your guest list might not be quite as fun as tasting cake flavors, but follow these tips and it’ll go much more smoothly than you think. Decide how you’ll divvy up the list—before accepting financial help. We won’t tiptoe around the truth: Making a guest list can get messy, especially if one or both…

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Top 13 Destination Wedding Tips

PHOTO BY SARA HASSTEDT 1. Pick the Perfect Spot The location of your wedding determines not only the mood (rustic, sophisticated, beachy), but also the travel, time and budget required to pull it off. You want your guests to walk away from your wedding weekend saying, “That was so them!” Your wedding elements — not just location, but also activities…

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Summer 2017 Honeymoon Trends

One-of-a-kind experiences from around the world perfect for the trip of a lifetime. PHOTO BY RAW PIXEL/ UNSPLASH Free Spending Money To celebrate their 100th anniversary as American territories, the beautiful, no-passport-required US Virgin Islands—St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix—are giving vacationers $300 toward activities (food tours, eco hikes, snorkeling and more). You just need to stay a minimum…

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Our Top Wedding Flower Tips

PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Do Your Homework Before Meeting A Florist Take some time to figure out what you like, and learn what it’s called, before you start talking to florists. There are two main things you’ll want to know: the names of flowers and floral terms, like types of bouquets (cascade, posy and biedermeier), arrangements and other details. Let…

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Tips for Making a Wedding Toast

Let’s start with the basic rules: Rule #1: Do not have more than four toasts. Rule #2: Set a maximum length of three minutes. Rule #3: Follow rules number one and two! And now, some tips for making your toast a big hit. Don’t ever consume alcohol before you give a toast. Trust me on this one. Also, this is not a comedic roast —…

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5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Wedding Vendors

Your vendors are the experts who will bring your wedding vision to fruition — but with so many different options available, it can be difficult to know where to even start. Bridal Guide has partnered with YP to help connect couples with top photographers, videographers, florists, makeup artists and more in their area! Use our vendor search tool to pull up local…

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