Tip of the Day

  • January 18th
    Tip of the Day

    Match your accessories to your gown. "Don't get stuck suffering from a bad case of the 'wrong proportions,'" cautions Andrea Calvert of Happily Ever Borrowed.

  • January 17th
    Tip of the Day

    Doubling place cards as favors is not only fun, but also a great way to save money. Think small potted succulents or mini champagne bottles!

  • January 16th
    Tip of the Day

    For a twist on standard wedding fare, the pros at Valley & Co. suggest having a tasting menu for guests and pairing each course with a different wine.

  • January 13th
    Tip of the Day

    Find an invitation designer/company who can handle all of your stationery needs instead of having to find a secondary shop to match your table numbers, place cards or other day-of paper goods.

  • January 12th
    Tip of the Day

    Delegate someone to help your photographer identify and gather family members during the portrait session. 

  • January 11th
    Tip of the Day

    Couples are requesting updated renditions of wedding classics for their first dance. Instead of Etta James’s soulful “At Last,” for example, they might choose the acoustic version by Jason Mraz.

  • January 10th
    Tip of the Day

    To highlight your toasts, event designer Sasha Souza suggests doing them as soon as you sit down. "You get more focused attention that way — and fewer intoxicated guests," she says.

  • January 9th
    Tip of the Day

    It's important to meet face-to-face with vendors, and if that isn't possible, then set up a Skype chat. Reading a potential vendor's facial and body cues will give you a better sense of their demeanor.

  • January 6th
    Tip of the Day

    Steal your groom away at some point during the wedding to soak in your surroundings and spend some romantic time alone together.

  • January 5th
    Tip of the Day

    Be flexible when it comes to your wedding date, which will save you time and money. In the end, what’s necessary is finding the right venue that sets the tone for your special day.

  • January 4th
    Tip of the Day

    Choose a fitness activity that you can access easily and that you'll enjoy doing. Don't sign up for a gym membership all the way across town or take up running when you know you hate it!

  • January 3rd
    Tip of the Day
    Embrace the non-traditional! Consider venues such as a museum, planetarium, or gallery.
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