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.

Get Creative with DIY Flowers!

We all know that the floral budget for a wedding can be quite hefty. So for all of you green thumb brides who would love a DIY project that can easily save big bucks, here are some gorgeous ideas for your reception table flowers from the experts at ibulb.org... READ MORE

February 7, 2013

Hot New Wedding Trends

Wedding and event planners JOWY Productions share their favorite new wedding trends from around the world.... READ MORE

January 30, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: “Who Hosts the Engagement Party?"

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

January 25, 2013

Inside the New Issue

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

January 22, 2013

A Restaurant Reception: What You Need to Know

Fashion-forward foodies who crave a chic, intimate environment—along with a fantastic meal—may want to consider the restaurant wedding reception trend... READ MORE

January 21, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: “When Should We Throw the Bridal Shower?"

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

January 18, 2013

In the News: Ideas for Your Wedding

Looking for ways to personalize your wedding? Make headlines with this unique concept from newsfavor.com: your very own custom hand-written newspaper keepsakes... READ MORE

January 11, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: “Who Covers Travel Costs for an Out-of-Town Bridesmaid?"

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

December 21, 2012

Glow On! Romantic Lighting for Your Table

Whether you’re planning a cozy dinner-for-two, a chic New Year’s Eve party or just want a unique look for your reception tables, you’ll love these super-cool paper shades from dipotter.com... READ MORE

December 18, 2012

Etiquette Q&A: “Do We Send Thank-You Notes to Guests Who Didn't Bring Gifts?"

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

December 14, 2012


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