DIY: A Stripe-Inspired Tabletop

DIY: A Stripe-Inspired Tabletop

diy That of-the-moment (yet utterly classic) blue and white striped shirt seen just about everywhere these days inspired this fresh, stylish table setting. Here's how we did it!     Linens Customizing individual linens for each place setting is made...

Biggest Seating Chart Mistakes

image

Your RSVPs are starting to trickle in.  Now it's time to start working on your seating chart - but where do you begin?  You'll need

True Love Waits in a Wedding Ceremony

image

The marriage ceremony between two people who have been faithful to their TLW commitment is the ultimate True Love Waits testimony. Here is a suggestion

Backyard Basics for your Wedding Registry

image

Most all couples will register for traditional items for the inside of their homes: bathroom towels, bedding, china, flatware, etc. But don't forget about the

7 Creative Ways to Use Color in Your Wedding

image

Every woman wants her wedding to be perfect – to have the wedding of her dreams. Color is one way that individuals make their weddings

DIY: A Garden Cut Bouquet

image

Save money by cutting your own flower bouquet! There are many cutting gardens and flower farms across the U.S. that will allow you to come

DIY: Trendy Fringe Décor

image

Fringe is still everywhere and I don’t think it's going out of style anytime soon. Traditionally, you take tiny pieces of fringe and cover shapes

DIY: Simple Pine Cone Accents

image

Simple, rustic pine cones are perfect to use in a fall or winter wedding. These budget-friendly accents are seasonal without being kitschy, and add an

DIY: Sugar Cookie Table Numbers

image

Create these sweet-as-sugar table numbers in a few easy steps! What You’ll Need:  Ruler Fondant in color of your choice pizza wheel 5 x 7 paper embossing folder (Erica OBrien

Top 5 Types of Fruit to Use In Your Wedding Décor

image

Using fruit in your wedding décor can be a unique (and tasty!) idea. However, it’s important to make sure you’re using the right produce. It’s

Wedding Welcome Bag Ideas for Any Destination

image

Looking for creative items to include in your destination wedding welcome bags? Here are some great suggestions for any type of destination.    Beach Help guests keep cool

18 Monofloral Bridesmaid Bouquet Ideas

image

Monofloral bouquets, arrangements composed of only one type of bloom, are a perfect option for bridesmaids. Here are some of our favorite flowers that work

A Pink and Green Garden Wedding!

image

For a wedding that is both budget friendly and extremely charming, throw a backyard garden wedding! By doing this, you'll be cutting out one of

Honeycomb Guest Book Poster

image

For a novel way to keep a record of who came to your wedding, set out this poster with individual spaces for friends and family

I Spy wedding game template

image

Keep your littlest guests occupied with this photographic scavenger hunt. Who knows? One of them might even snap your favorite shot of the night. Place a

How Well Do You Know the Bride? - Downloadable Bridal Shower Games

image

How well do your guests know the bride? Engage them with this entertaining bridal shower game. The guests, as well as the bride, answer the questions to the best of

Wedding guest list template

image

Use this wedding guest list template to track each guest's name, address, relationship, number in party, shower, ceremony and reception RSVPs, food choice,

Packing for the Honeymoon: What To Wear

image

Packing for your honeymoon is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning!  If you haven't already, look over your destination information and scan

Austria Honeymoon

image

The beautiful, fairytale-like country of Austria is a perfect honeymoon destination. From cozy mountain chalets in the Austrian Alps to romantic castles from past eras,

A Greece Honeymoon

image

A Greece Honeymoon: Cruising One of the most popular ways for honeymooners to see Greece is aboard a cruise ship, which will take you to many

Mini Moon Destinations

image

You're probably wondering, What is a mini moon?, and we have to say – it's a neat little trend sweeping young couples and indecisive newlyweds-to-be

Most Popular First Dance Songs

image

Should you go with 'Unforgettable' or a little Elvis? Rock on and read on for our musical suggestions!

25 Best New Cake Cutting Songs For 2017

image

With each and every wedding season comes new songs that either make it or break it on the billboard charts or on the reception dance

How to Pick a First Dance Song

image

Don’t stress over choosing your first dance song! With thousands of tunes to choose from, you’ll find a song that speaks to you and your

Top 10 80s Wedding Songs

image

The retro sounds of the 80's are a popular choice for wedding receptions. 'The Wedding Singer', with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, made it an

How to Entertain Children at Weddings

image

Like a long dinner at a fancy restaurant, weddings can seem very boring to children who come anxious to get out of their formal attire

Who's Expected to Give a Toast at the Reception?

image

Toasting the happy couple at the wedding reception is one of the event's most cherished traditions. Offering a toast is said to have started in

Who Pays for the Bride's Bachelorette Party?

image

When it comes to funding, bachelorette parties usually follow a set formula: all guests attending will usually divvy up the cost between them. This doesn’t

Who Do We Have to Invite to the Wedding?

image

Frankly, you don't really have to invite anyone. Of course, if someone is footing the bill for your wedding or a portion of it, they

8 Wedding Hairstyles For the Classic Bride

image

You adhere to tradition, love a good set of pearls, and long for a gown with a gorgeous train. Sound like you? If so, you're

8 Wedding Hairstyles For the Rustic Bride

image

When it comes to choosing your bridal hairstyle, it's important to remember your wedding style. We've rounded up 8 options for those rustic brides out

What Are The Top Hair Accessories For Brides?

image

The latest hair accessory trends are celebrity-inspired and add an extra bit of beauty to the bride-to-be. These ideas work well with flowing locks and precise,

Everything You Need to Know About Fake Lashes

image

Looking for lovely long lashes on your wedding day? Let Stila celebrity makeup artist Sarah Lucero fill you in on what you should know about

Dogs at Real Weddings

image

Furry companions are dressing up, joining the bridal party, and mingling during cocktail hours at weddings all over the country. Check out ways you can

Weddings Around the World: Korea

image

Koreans are proud people, passionate about nature, particularly mountains. The striking landscape has played a large role in creating a unified Korean identity. Discover more

Weddings Around the World: Japan

image

Japan has just about every extreme you could imagine. From Zen temples and rural countryside to high-tech marvels and advancements, Japan's formality and traditions remain

Weddings Around the World: Tibet

image

Despite the hardships of dealing with unwanted Chinese occupation, Tibetans have managed to keep their culture and senses of humor alive and well. Home to

Top 5 Latin Inspired Wedding Cocktails: Mojitos, Margaritas y Mas

image

When it comes to infusing some Latin flare into your reception, food and drink is a great place to start. You can use your bar

Choosing Your Venue Color Scheme

image

Once you have finally booked your venue, its time to pick your color scheme! You may think the colors are completely up to you; however,

Wedding Food – What to Serve?

image

Chicken or fish?  Steak or shrimp? You are not alone if you are fretting over the endless choices of wedding food awaiting an honored place

LOVE Mug Centerpiece

image

Spread the love with this beautiful floral arrangement — perfect for a welcome display, sweetheart table, or cake table! Ingredients: Monogram mugs from Anthropologie Seeded Eucalyptus Ranunculus Larkspur Heather Scissors How To:  Step One:

12 Ways to Add Texture to Your Bouquet

image

If you want to give your wedding bouquet a little "wow" factor, consider adding a few unexpected elements to the mix. Accenting your blooms with

Top 10 Unique Bridal Bouquets

image

There are so many great ways to put a creative twist on your wedding bouquet, from changing up the shape of the arrangement to incorporating

11 Fun Ways to Use Photo Frames in Your Wedding Decor

image

Looking for an easy, stylish way to enhance your wedding decor? Try photo frames! Here are some clever ways to use these decorative elements to

10 Natural Wedding Decor Ideas

image

Incorporating nature is a simple, environmentally conscious and budget-friendly way to give your wedding decor a unique, fresh look. Here are ten natural materials that

17 Easy Prop Ideas for Your Engagement Shoot

image

Props are a great addition to any engagement shoot for several reasons. They add visual interest, break up monotonous kissing and hugging shots, and, most

Wedding Photos Fit for a Celebrity

image

Wedding Photos Fit For A Celebrity While celebrities are definitely among the most photogenic people in the word, there are ways you can narrow the gap

Dos & Don'ts: Tips for Looking and Sounding Great on Camera on your wedding day

image

Want to look and sound great on camera? Here are some easy-to-follow inside tips straight from the pros.  Do Look At Each Other. Many videographers report

Why Should We Take Engagement Photos?

image

There are many reasons it is important to take engagement photos once you have become engaged.  An engagement session with your photographer is without a

How to Pick the Right Bridesmaids

image

You’re marrying the guy of your dreams, and you couldn’t be more prepared: You know the exact dress you want, which flowers will make up

Spa Treatment Ideas for Your Bridal Party

image

You chose them to be part of your wedding day and now they’re jumping through hoops to help you out and keep you happy. Consider

Best Man’s Duties Checklist

image

Planning the bachelor party is just the beginning. The best man should do all he can to take weight off of the groom’s shoulders, such

Bridesmaid's Checklist

image

These personal checklists are for you and each of your wedding party members and family. Mail them out to the appropriate people along with your

Is Your Man a Groomzilla?

image

Was he normal when you started planning and now suddenly has an opinion on everything from the napkins to the color of your bouquet? Take

Ultimate Proposal Checklist

image

You’ve made the decision to pop the question—so now what? Well, between the ring, the planning and the party, there’s a ton of preparation involved.

Hiring a Proposal Planner

image

When you ask the most important question of your life, you want to make sure that eveything is perfect. After all, your engagement story will be told again

A Groom's Guide to Dance Lessons

image

Samba? Foxtrot? Waltz? The Electric Slide? Which category does your first dance song fall into? Does the mere thought of dancing in front of all

A Backyard Bridal Shower

image

How sweet is this bridal shower? The always-delightful i am baker put together the happy table and lunchtime soiree, which only cost just over $20 (luckily for her,

Bridal Shower Games: Breaking the Ice!

image

Bridal Shower Games: Bridal showers can be a lot of fun. Friends and family members gather together to celebrate an upcoming wedding, oohing and aahing over

Bridal Shower: A Day at the Vineyard

image

Create a setting amongst grapevines, wine, cheeses and fruits to bestow a romantic and rustic theme for your shower.  The rich colors and natural elements

Unique Bridal Shower Themes We Love

image

no. 1 Seasonally-Themed Whether it means celebrating with apple blossom desserts or decorating with end-of-summer dahlias, every season is an abundant source of ideas.  no. 2 Flower-Themed Does

Trend Snippet: Nude Colored Wedding Dresses

image

Ahem, dresses that is. While we ventured from runway show to runway show this past October, we couldn’t help but notice that quite a few bridal

Are These the Most Popular Bridal Shoes?

image

Here at Project Wedding, we look at a lot (and I do mean a lot) of real life weddings from brides just like you. And

11 Adorable Getting Ready Outfits

image

Hey, it's your big day! Why not glam up in style? 1. Monogrammed Button Downs Photo by Andi Mans Photography The perfect personalized apparel for pampering. You don't

23 Completely Unexpected Looks For Bridesmaids

image

Don't worry—they're still super cute!  1. Mod Stripes Photo by Kate Osborne Photography Chic stripes that really can be worn again—how awesome is this look for a modern

10 Truly Unique Wedding Invitations

image

Invitations are an important part of your wedding, and not just because they give guests crucial information. Whether you opt for punchy colors, personal touches

Wedding Invitations: Writing From the Heart 101

image

Let’s face it, we didn’t all get “A’s” in our English class, and we all were not able to stand in front of a class

Real Wedding Inspiration: Wax-Sealed Escort Cards

image

These great escort cards are from the wedding of our own Assistant Managing Editor, Ellie. With help from two fabulous bridesmaids, she was able to

Wedding Invitation Etiquette

image

Stuffing: If you've gone the traditional route and you have your invitation, an inner envelope, your response card, your reception card and perhaps other enclosures,

Best Spots for Weddings in Hawaii: The Big Island

image

Nicknamed "The Orchid Isle," but most commonly called "The Big Island" by locals, Hawaii is literally hot, hot, hot and cold, cold, cold. The youngest

Best Spots for Weddings in Hawaii: Lanai

image

"Hawaii’s Most Secluded Island,” Lanai was once entirely a pineapple plantation (Dole’s to be exact), but has recently developed into a vibrant yet tranquil place,

Best Spots for Weddings in Hawaii: Maui

image

Often considered the most romantic of the Hawaiian islands, Maui is home to the largest dormant volcano in the world, Haleakala Crater, as well as

Best Spots for Weddings in Hawaii: Oahu

image

Many recommend having your ceremony and reception on Oahu, where famous Honolulu and buzzing Waikiki make their home, followed by a private honeymoon on one

Apple Harvest Favors

image

Celebrate a fall marriage with an apple harvest - which makes an inexpensive, earth-friendly favor!

Making Mini Bundt Cake Favors

image

Send your guests home with mini cakes! We love these mini bundt cake pans that you can use with any type of pound cake recipe. If you

6 Festive Beach Wedding Favors

image

A festive little treat is the perfect way to thank your beach destination wedding guests for making a special trip to celebrate with you. Here's

Wedding Favor Alternatives that Will Wow Your Guests

image

We get it. Mini bags of candy and kitschy beer coozies aren't for everyone—and that's OK! If you're skeptical when it comes to wedding favors,

Second Marriage Invite Etiquette and Wording

image

You’re so excited to plan your wedding (and you should be), but let’s face it: The rules are a little different the second time around.

Alternative Ceremony Ideas for Second Weddings

image

A lot of planning goes into making a wedding both unique and memorable. If you're getting married for the second time, you may be looking

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Remarried

image

Like so many things in life, when it comes to marriage, we tend to act with our hearts first and minds second. But when it

Proposing the Second Time Around

image

Let’s face it: Planning your proposal to the person you love can be a bit nerve-racking and confusing. There are so many questions: Where should