Easy Wedding Planning Guide


There’s Wedding Planning for Dummies, and then there’s a wedding planning guide for the rest of us. This easy-to-follow wedding planning guide will help you navigate through those choppy wedding waters and come out on the other side a happy bride!

Unique Wedding Venues
Find a unique wedding venue in your state or for a destination wedding. Then, be sure to check out these 16 wedding venue questions every bride should ask before booking your dream wedding venue.

Best Wedding Dress Designers
Browse through the top wedding dress designers, see samples of their dresses, and decide which one fits your personality best!

Best Wedding Dress Boutiques
A list of the top stores by state that carry the best couture and indie wedding dress designers.

Unique Wedding Invitations
Browse through our favorite Etsy wedding invitation designers, and get important tips for designing and mailing your invites.

Best Stores to Register At
Find our which stores you should register at, and which ones to skip. Plus, browse awesome basics you’ll want to register for.

Wedding Photographer
Make sure you don’t get overcharged with these tips.

Wedding Hair and Wedding Makeup Artist
A breakdown of how much they should cost on average.

Best Wedding Workouts
My reviews of P90X and other workout DVD’s that got me in shape for my wedding.

Unique Bridesmaid Dresses
Want to pick out a bridesmaid dress your girls will wear again? We’ve found them!

Best Skincare Treatments
Make sure your skin looks the best it ever has at your wedding. This is a list of my favorite skincare essentials, and a review of the skincare treatments I received before my wedding.

Vintage Groomsmen Ties
Make sure the groom and groomsmen look just as good as the girls! Find unique ties and other groom and groomsmen accessories.

Unique Wedding Decor Ideas

Wedding Planning Tips

Pick the music for your wedding ceremony/reception:

Wedding Flowers
A list of various wedding flowers you could choose for ceremony/reception decor and bouquets. Plus, how much wedding flowers cost.

For all you procrastinators..or if you just want to feel good about how far you’ve come…How to plan a wedding in a week:

Wedding Chairs
How much wedding chairs cost and which style is best for you

How to Write a Thank You Note
Tips for writing a great thank you note for all those wedding gifts you start receiving.

What to Wear Under Your Wedding Dress
You’ve got your wedding dress, now figure out what kind of skivvies you’re going to wear under it!

Wedding Necklaces and Wedding Jewelry
Vintage wedding necklaces and other great jewelry that will go with your wedding dress.

Wedding Shoes
Great wedding shoe options that are stylish AND comfy.

Bridesmaid Gifts
Jewelry and gift ideas for your bridesmaids.

Honeymoon Ideas
Need help finding a honeymoon spot? Check out these vacation ideas.

Unique Wedding Favors
Wedding favors your guests will actually use.

Cake stand and servers
Don’t forget to get your vintage cake stands and servers! Here are a few options that will look great on your cake table.

How To Set Up a Wedding Timeline

Real Wedding Advice
Feeling overwhelmed? Get tips from what I learned at my wedding.

After the wedding…

How to Clean, Preserve, and Store Your Wedding Gown
You’ve spent a ton of money on your dress…treat it right! If you’re planning on keeping it, learn how to clean and store your wedding gown.

Best Wedding Photo Printers
Got your wedding photos back from the photographers? See my review of the best online photo printers and the best way to share them with your family/friends.

My wedding planning guide will be constantly updating, so check back often!