"First looks" with grooms have surged in popularity in recent years, and now parents are joining in on the fun with their own photo reveals! We asked wedding photographers to share the sweetest moments they've captured on film with moms and dads. From holding back tears (often unsuccessfully) to beaming with pride, their reactions capture the indescribable joy of watching your child blossom into a bride.
True blues and pretty pinks add ladylike refinement to your big day.
If you want your day to be a truly signature one, there are plenty of subtle alterations you can make to classic wedding traditions. Here are 50 ideas that will make your wedding anything but ordinary.
Whether they’re your sisters, best friends, or college roommates, your bridesmaids have your back at all times and have been there every step of the way, both during wedding planning and your friendship. It’s only fitting to capture the moments with them by your side while you embark on the next chapter. From the genuine and sentimental to the crazy and fun, you’ll want these shots on your bridesmaid photo shot list.
They say that once all is said and done, all that you have from your wedding day are your photos (and your memories). But that's not the case with these special keepsakes, which help you to preserve your gown, bouquet, stationery, and more.
Yes, planning a bridal shower is a labor of love — but remember your guest of honor will cherish this rare opportunity to bond with her "inner circle." Before you dive into the rabbit hole of prettiness that we call Pinterest, take a look at some of our favorite ideas from real-life showers to get you started. We're talking some of the prettiest cakes, most steal-worthy décor, fun-filled activities, and SO much more!
Sure, standard table numbers will get wedding guests to their seats, but why be ordinary? Express your personality with creative table names, or upgrade your style with unique ways to display the classic numbers. These 50 innovative table number ideas will inspire you to take your table décor from mundane to memorable.
Weddings can be expensive. The average cost last year was over $30,000, and engaged couples are using smart ways to save without compromising their big day dreams. For the pair who wants to save a little cash with clever shortcuts, here are 21 money saving hacks that every couple should know.