weddings 101

Getting Wed: A to Z

A bookmark-worthy glossary of wedding terms for engaged couples.

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real weddings

Cozy comfort: A vintage-inspired summer celebration

Tracey and Mark Zimmer’s summer nuptials took place in a breathtaking country landscape¬†at an Ontario winery, Hender Estate Wines, with the ceremony outside on the lush lawns and the reception inside the rustic hall, all captured by wedding photographer¬†Justina Phippen.

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weddings 101

7 MORE Non-Trashy Bachelorette Party Ideas

A successful bachelorette party should be about bridal party bonding and allowing the bride to let off steam. Needless to say, the entire purpose of the party is lost if the guest of honor feels uncomfortable.

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weddings 101

Bachelor/ette Party Primer

Whatever entertainment is planned for your bachelor/ette party, here are some guidelines to keep it fun and safe for everyone.

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It wasn’t so long ago that “bridesmaid” and “fashion victim” were interchangeable terms, but wedding photos have never looked so stylish, thanks to the number of bridesmaids sporting fashion-forward, social-inspired dresses.

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real weddings

A Breathtaking Summer Vineyard Wedding

A minty green palette. A vintage Mercedes convertible. DIY details galore. These are just some of the elements that made us swoon over this “intoxicating” vineyard wedding, beautifully captured by Manifesto Photography.

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How many times have you heard someone refer to a wedding as “the bride’s special day”? While it certainly is an important day in any woman’s life, a wedding is equally as meaningful to her groom. (Or it darn well should be, anyway.)

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etiquette & advice

A Bridesmaid’s Guide To Planning A Shower

It’s an honor to be included in a friend’s wedding party, but it’s hard to know what’s expected of you when it comes to your pre-wedding role, especially if you’re a first-time maid of honor or bridesmaid.

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weddings 101

How To Stay Zen Before Your Wedding Day

No matter how organized your planning was, the weeks before your wedding will be insanely busy. Some things just can’t be done until then: You can’t make a seating plan until everyone’s RSVPed, and you can’t confirm your centerpiece order with the florist or make place cards until you’ve made the seating plan.

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real weddings

A Ridiculously Fun Summer Barn Wedding

There’s a place in our hearts for all forms of wedding photography: airy and romantic, bold and artistic, modern and minimalist… we love them all. But our hearts really light up when we come across breathtaking wedding photos that capture a couple’s joy and love for each other and are also super-fun.

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