From Diane's Desk

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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.

Top Wedding Date: Going by the Numbers

Brides love choosing unique dates for their weddings. Last year, 10/11/12 and 12/12/12 were popular choices and this year, the frontrunner is, hands down, 11-12-13 according to the David’s Bridal "What’s on Brides' Minds 2013 Survey... READ MORE

August 2, 2013

Wedding Q&A: "How Much Wine Should We Buy?"

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

July 26, 2013

Sweet Treats: Dessert Tables

One of the prettiest sights to see at a wedding (other than the décor, flowers and beautiful bride, of course!) is the dazzling dessert table... READ MORE

July 22, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: What to Do When Your Fiancé Isn't Invited

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

July 18, 2013

Inside the New Issue

Editor-in-Chief Diane Forden takes you on a tour through the pages of our September/October issue... READ MORE

July 16, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: "How Do We Tactfully Ask Our Parents if They're Paying?"

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

July 12, 2013

Star Stationery: Celeb-Style Wedding Invitations

If you’ve every wondered what kind of invites celebs might choose, here’s a fun look at several designed by the creative team at Wedding Paper Divas for couples like Angie and Brad, Kelly Clarkson and Brandon... READ MORE

June 27, 2013

Fabulous Floral Trends

Nothing expresses the beauty and romance of a wedding, creates ambience and thrills the senses more than flowers. And if you’re wondering what some of the hottest trends are in floral bouquets and décor we’ve got the answers... READ MORE

June 19, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: How to (Fairly) Choose a Wedding Location

Our editor-in-chief tackles a reader's biggest etiquette question... READ MORE

June 7, 2013

Fun Idea: Wind Chimes for Your Wedding

I’ve always loved the sound of wind chimes. There’s something magical and mystical about their tranquil, tinkling tones, which is why I was delighted to come across a fantastic array of wind chimes from Woodstock Chimes... READ MORE

June 5, 2013

Featured: David Tutera on How to Keep Your Reception Fun. See more Q&As with David