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.

A Wedding Away: Under the Tuscan Sun

When these lovely, picturesque wedding-perfect images of the Villa Poggio Bartoli in Tuscany, Italy came across my desk, I had to share them with you: It’s the ultimate fantasy wedding.... READ MORE

March 11, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: "Can I Use Pre-Printed Address Labels?"

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

March 8, 2013

Pet Pointers: How to Include Your Dog

One of the sweetest things about weddings today is having man’s (and woman’s) best friend take part in the ceremony. Who doesn’t ooh and aah when they spot a furry friend walking down the aisle with tail wagging and looking their wedding best?... READ MORE

March 1, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: "Who Gets a Plus One?"

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

March 1, 2013

Fresh Start: New Registry Ideas

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s a great time to start thinking about giving your home a lift with new bath and bedding options... READ MORE

February 21, 2013

10 Ways to Make Your Wedding Romantic

Get tips from Preston Bailey on how to make your wedding (and newlywed life) romantic. Hint: You might want your fiancé to take a look at these, too!... READ MORE

February 14, 2013

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


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