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Hello everyone! This is Diane Forden, Editor in Chief of Bridal Guide magazine. Let me congratulate all of you brides-to-be out there on your engagement. You must be so excited to be planning your wedding and well, maybe you’re a bit overwhelmed and anxious, too. That’s why I’m here to help. I’d like to know what’s on your mind, what questions you may have, what’s bothering you and what you like and don’t like about the whole wedding planning process. So please write, let me know your thoughts and ask any questions.

Personalized Gifts: One-of-a-Kind Illustrations

If you’re looking for a great gift idea, as well as a unique way to add a personal touch to your wedding, check out these pretty, hand-painted wine glasses from Sam Designs... READ MORE

February 6, 2014

Romancing the Rose: Top Floral Trends

Perhaps no other flower is as synonymous with weddings as the rose... READ MORE

February 3, 2014

Wedding Trends from HGTV's Tiffany Brooks

Before winning HGTV Star, this Chicago-based, talented working mom started her own design firm, “You and Your Décor Interiors + Design” in 2007 with a mission to create stunning environments for her clients. Here, Tiffany shares some of her top trends and tips for weddings this year... READ MORE

January 24, 2014

Etiquette Q&A: "Do I Need to Pay for My Bridesmaids' Hair and Make-up?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's biggest etiquette question... READ MORE

January 24, 2014

Inside the New Issue

It may be a cold January, but our March/April 2014 issue — filled with the year’s most beautiful bridal gowns, along with planning advice and inspiring reception ideas — will have you thinking spring in no time!... READ MORE

January 21, 2014

Deck the Halls: Holiday Décor from Preston Bailey

‘Tis the season for fun, parties, love, and laughter, and for those of you who may be planning a winter wedding next year or a gathering of all your loved ones this year, you’re sure to be inspired by these amazing ideas from celebrity event designer Preston Bailey... READ MORE

December 18, 2013

Creative New Save-the-Date Ideas

As more and more couples plan destination weddings, weekend weddings, or celebrations that require some of their guests to travel (and plan ahead), save-the-dates have become an essential part of the planning process... READ MORE

December 9, 2013

Marvelous Macarons

The delectable macaron has taken the wedding world by storm. ... READ MORE

November 25, 2013

Wedding Q&A: "Am I Too Old To Have A Registry?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's biggest wedding-planning question. ... READ MORE

November 22, 2013

New Must-Read Planning Book (With Tips for Grooms!)

Every bride wants the best wedding-planning advice, so along with all the great info you get from Bridal Guide, you should also check out this fab new book from author and wedding expert Diane Warner... READ MORE

November 21, 2013

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