Tips + Tricks

  • What do you do when a storm destroys your reception site before the wedding or your florist goes out of business? Use our calamity-proofing guide.

  • Meddling moms, diva bridesmaids, outlaw in-laws: learn how to manage everyone without losing your cool.

  • Good fortune is smiling on you. Here's your chance to share it with guests! Find out how to incorporate three symbols of luck into your wedding.

  • Wedding planning isn't just for brides. Grooms can help, too. Here, easy ways to get your guy involved.
  • why is he letting you call all the shots? Here's how to get him motivated to plan a wedding that reflects you both.

  • Although these wedding details may be at the end of your list, you won't want to forget them.

  • If you're secretly worried about giving up the single life-the digs, the name, the freedom-you're not alone. Here, how to handle the shift from Ms. to Mrs.

  • It's possible something might go wrong on your wedding day, but you can get a leg up on these common big-day glitches so they never see the light of day.
  • OK, things might go wrong. Here are common big-day glitches and how to avoid them.

  • We asked the ultimate experts-real brides and grooms-to share some of their most original and inspiring ideas.