Tips + Tricks

  • bride and groom

    Your wedding vendors truly want you to have the best day ever. Here, they share the questions the important questions you should be asking.

  • new orleans wedding cake pull

    Some wedding trends spread far and wide; others are concentrated into specific areaa. Here, local industry pros share their favorite traditions across the country.

  • wedding at home

    Thinking about saying "I do" in your own backyard? A wedding at home can be wonderfully intimate and special, but it does require some special planning. Here, industry pros share 7 things to take into consideration.

  • bride and groom wedding reception

    With prime wedding dates booking up quickly thanks to all of 2020's rescheduled weddings, more and more couples are considering a weekday celebration. Here, industry pros share some of the important pros and cons to consider.

  • zoom projection at wedding

    With weddings shifting to virtual or hybrid celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new technology has emerged to amplify the guest experience and help every guest feel truly valued on the big day. Here, wedding planners and industry pros share their favorite ideas they've seen and developed.

  • bride groom signature cocktail

    Micro-weddings are on the rise, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how to plan the intimate wedding of your dreams.

  • lemon wedding decorations

    The wedding watchwords right now: smaller, safer, and ever so special. Looking further ahead, planning takes an optimistic turn, with larger weddings later in the year, conditions permitting, and safety measures firmly in place.

  • Real bride Stephanie Fogg opens up about her bachelorette weekend in Nantucket during the Coronavirus pandemic and shares tips on how to have a great celebration in these unprecedented times. 

  • Bride and bridesmaids carrying puppies

    We could all use a little pick-me-up right now. Here are 25+ charming wedding ideas that are sure to put a smile on your face. 

  • bride and groom on swings

    Bridal Guide Editor-in-Chief Diane Forden responds to your wedding questions and provides expert advice on what to do if COVID-19 affects your big-day plans.