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.

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

Beautiful Blooms: Dazzling Ideas for Your Flowers

I recently discovered two fantastic florists, Vanessa and Michael Gonzalez, owners of Verde Flowers in New York City, who create gorgeous, unforgettable arrangements.... READ MORE

December 14, 2012

Etiquette Q&A: “Is It Acceptable to Only Serve Cocktails & Desserts?”

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

December 7, 2012

The Holidays: How to Avoid a Family Feud

‘Tis the season to be merry… except when unwelcome family feuds intrude upon all the merriment! Newlyweds especially often have to deal with unhappy parents and in-laws questioning their plans on where to spend the holidays... READ MORE

December 6, 2012

Cheers! Signature Cocktail Idea for Holiday Weddings

I can hardly believe that the holiday season is upon us! And what better time is there to break out a little bubbly or sparking wine to toast the season? ... READ MORE

November 20, 2012

Inside the New Issue

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

November 20, 2012

Wedding Q&A: "How Do We Handle an Uneven Bridal Party?"

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

November 16, 2012

Etiquette Q&A: "How Much Do We Need to Tip Our Vendors?"

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

November 9, 2012

Etiquette Q&A: "Can I 'Fire' My Bridesmaids?"

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

November 2, 2012

Wedding Scrolls: Charitable Gifts of Love

The American Cancer Society offers beautiful Wedding Scrolls that can be placed at each guest’s seat or Tent Cards for display on each table acknowledging that a financial contribution has been made toward the fight against cancer... READ MORE

October 29, 2012