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Planning a wedding is a truly magical experience. We’re offering our expertise to help make the planning process fun and stress-free for you from beginning to end. From decor inspiration to vow help, we’ve covered it all in our articles.

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Wedding Fashion

Here's How Wedding Fashion Has Changed Over the Past 100 Years

Wedding fashion has sure changed a lot over the years, from corsets to beaded lace, and everything in between.

By Lauren Rodrigue, May 29, 2020

Budget

How to Create a Wedding Budget: Real Couples Tell All

Trying to figure out how to budget for your wedding? Here, real recently-married couples share their best-kept secrets.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 29, 2020

Vows & Readings

15 Ceremony Readings from Movies for a Cinematic Wedding

Personalize your ceremony with one of these wedding readings from movies, from comedies to dramas and more.

By Stephanie Weers, May 29, 2020

Vows & Readings

14 Ceremony Readings from Literature for a Totally Romantic Wedding

There's nothing like an excerpt from a literary work to add a touch of elegance to your ceremony. Check out 15 wedding readings from literature that we totally love.

By Stephanie Weers, May 29, 2020

Trends & Tips

The 8 Best Zoom Backgrounds for Your Virtual Wedding Events

Looking for ways to jazz up your virtual wedding? These (totally free) backdrops for Zoom will do the trick in just a few seconds.

By Samantha Iacia, May 28, 2020

Relatives

24 Cool Gift Ideas for Your Father-in-Law

Now that you're engaged, you've gained a whole new family. Looking for gifts for your father-in-law? Here are some of our favorite ideas.

By Christin Perry, May 28, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

A Guide to Wedding Dress Shopping From Start to Finish

Finding a wedding dress should be exciting, not stressful. Bookmark these wedding dress shopping tips to stay on track and prep for all your bridal appointments.

By Samantha Iacia, May 27, 2020

Planning Basics

7 Fun and Romantic Wedding-Planning Activities You Can Do at Home

Combine a date night in with gearing up for your big day with these romantic wedding-planning activities you can do at home.

By Kim Forrest, May 26, 2020

Planning Basics

6 Couples on How Postponing Their Weddings Brought Them Closer Together

Six real couples share their stories of how postponing their weddings amid the coronavirus pandemic was actually a blessing in disguise.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 26, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

The 8 Most Popular Wedding Dress Fabrics and Materials

Tulle and lace are popular wedding dress fabrics, but they're not your only options. Learn about the most common dress materials and what they're used for in this go-to guide.

By Samantha Iacia, May 22, 2020

Vows & Readings

15 Non-Religious Ceremony Readings to Personalize Your Wedding

Song lyrics, poems, and book excerpts all make great non-religious wedding ceremony readings to add a personal touch to your big day.

By Kim Forrest, May 22, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

The Wedding Dress Shopping Timeline Every Bride Should Know

From setting a budget to your final alterations fitting, this wedding dress timeline covers everything you need to do and exactly when to do it.

By Jacqueline Tynes, May 21, 2020

Married Life

“The Most Surprising Thing I’ve Learned About My Partner During Quarantine”

Social distancing isn't easy, but it does give you an opportunity to learn more about your partner than ever before. Here, couples share how their relationship has developed even more during this time.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 21, 2020

Wedding Party

9 Wedding Party Bonding Activities and Ideas You Can Do From Home

If your wedding party is scattered around the country (or even the world!), you can still keep your crew connected with these at-home wedding party bonding activities.

By Kim Forrest, May 21, 2020

Lifestyle

6 Reasons Fighting Can Actually Be Good for Your Marriage

It might seem counterintuitive, but fighting in marriage can actually help your relationship grow. Here, experts share why.

By Jenn Sinrich, May 21, 2020

Lifestyle

How to Split Household Chores with Your Partner, Fair and Square

If you're spending more time at home than ever before, your abode might be looking a little, well, rough. Having trouble sharing household chores with your partner? Here's how to make it happen.

By Kim Forrest, May 20, 2020