With everything that goes into your wedding day, those once-in-a-lifetime moments will go by in a blur, which is why hiring a professional wedding photographer is a must. The key? Prepare yourself so that you can accurately evaluate the "right" photographer for you.
Between the thrilling proposal and the pre-wedding whirlwind, weddings should feel joyous and romantic. But after the wedding, couples should enjoy their newly wedded bliss, not panic about digging themselves out of debt.
Tying the knot isn't what it used to be. The wedding industry is as profitable as primetime football, celebrities compete for the shortest, most gimmicky marriages (72 days or less?) and the exotic appeal of a romantic getaway has led to the widespread popularity of destination weddings.
With this being prime time for popping the question — 39 % of all marriage proposals occur between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day — there is one trend that's become a potential money-saving opportunity.
At the forefront of bridal blogging, Karen Cinnamon of Smashing the Glass shares cool and creative Jewish weddings that will inspire any bride and groom. With a comprehensive supplier list and out-of-the-box ideas, you'll love this bridal blog.
Unique and heart-warming, Ika Khoza brings her love of all things bridal to Bontle Bride. Focusing on cultural weddings, she provides great DIY tips, profiles and tricks of the trade all within the theme of love, family and tradition.
Braw Brides champions the most stylish, quirky, beautiful and romantic Scottish weddings. With categories that include "Real Weddings," the "Blogging Bride" and "Engagement," you're sure to be inspired wherever you are in the world.
Sharn Khaira, the brains and beauty behind Desi Bride Dreams, is passionate about designing and planning Asian weddings. Her blog features trend reports, engagement tips and coverage of inspiring ceremonies around the world.
You'll love this Australian-based bridal blog that takes us on the road from coast-to-country. Featuring cool wedding ideas, information and printables, bookmark this page wherever you are in the world.
Launched in 2011, We Fell In Love is a bridal blog dedicated to Scottish weddings. Created by seasoned wedding photographers Christina Golian and Alie Calvert, be inspired by Scotland’s traditions, history and heritage.
The Secret Wedding Blog focuses on multi-cultural, inter-faith and fusion weddings--something founder and blogger Raj Dharer found was much needed in today's world. With inspiring images, practical advice and more, you'll love this bridal blog.
At the forefront of the bridal blog movement, Classic Bride has accrued an incredible archive of real wedding inspiration--from overseas and local destinations to a wide range of styles. Join bridal industry veteran, Sarah Anne Darcy, for DIY tips, tricks and more.
Nu Bride founder Nova Reid describes her site as a "Modern wedding blog with a splash of diversity" and indeed women of all colors and ethnicity will find something to love in this inspiring nuptial paradise.
Chic Vintage Bride is full of nostalgic and timeless wedding inspiration. Whether you’re looking for something off the pages of a Jane Austen novel or an F. Scott Fitzgerald piece, this New Zealand-based blog is stocked with timeless inspiration.
Couture Colorado is perfect for the outdoorsy couple looking for a down-to-earth, rustic wedding. The West Coast blog stands out for its “Interview and Tips” section which provides in-depth interviews with wedding pros so you can be sure you’re hiring the best people for your special day.
Based out of Orlando, Florida, Sleepless in DIY Bride Countryoffers easy step-by-step instructions on the perfect wedding projects. Along with creative DIYs, it offers tried and tested product reviews and ideas for planning all aspects of your big day.
Glamour & Grace is the perfect blog for those that view a wedding as a chance to expand on a legacy—or leave their own. The blog specializes in weddings that are vintage-themed and showcase family heirlooms or handmade pieces. It features an array of DIY projects so that you can create these future heirlooms yourself.
With a focus on individuality, The Bijour Bride is the home of fashion stylist, wedding planner and image consultant Alexandra Merri. Here, you'll find tricks of the trade that add a fashionable flair to your big day.
From the ashes of her own failed engagement came Mary Bratko's fortunate realization that she was way more passionate about business, blogging, and brides than she'd ever been for a career in medicine (or getting married young, for that matter!).
Whether your style is city chic, classically elegant, or alternative and offbeat, Bridal Musings is full of ideas that will help guide you to a wedding that is completely reflective of who you are as a couple.
Inspired by her own quest for budget savvy wedding ideas, Jessica Bishop founded The Budget Savvy Bride which offers all sorts of advice and resources to help couples plan their special day without blowing the budget!