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Wedding Planning Tips and Creative Wedding Ideas – Free!

Welcome Brides & Grooms, Family and Friends: Just getting started planning a wedding? Our online guide covers all areas of wedding planning — from buying a wedding dress and choosing a bridal registry to hiring local vendors, selecting songs, booking honeymoon travel and more. Start here or just choose a category below to begin.

  • Bride at Outdoor Wedding

    Getting Started

    Learn the basics of planning a wedding and which things you should be focusing on first including choosing a date, finding a venue and creating your initial guest list. More…

  • Wedding Dress Fitting

    Attire and Beauty

    Tips on shopping for wedding dresses and other bridal accessories, beauty and makeup advice, and pictures of popular wedding hairstyles. More…

  • Modern Bridal Bouquet

    Flowers

    How to save money on your wedding flowers, a checklist to keep you organized, and other items to consider as you plan your own wedding day vision. More…

  • Violin and Grand Piano

    Music

    Suggestions on choosing wedding ceremony music, picking great songs for your reception and other musical considerations for the big day. More…

  • Wedding Ceremony Programs

    Stationery

    Ideas and tips on save the dates, wedding invitations and other stationery items you may want to consider such as thank you cards and table placecards. More…

  • Bride and Groom Toast

    Hiring Vendors

    Advice on choosing wedding vendors and services, from conducting online research to which questions to ask various professionals during your planning. More…

  • Rehearsal Dinner Celebration

    Pre-Wedding Events

    How to plan all of the pre-wedding parties and events before the big day including the engagement party, bridal shower and rehearsal dinner. More…

  • Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

    The Ceremony

    Start planning your ceremony by learning about each of the different elements that go into this special event – from wedding rings to vows, to readings and more. More…

  • White Wedding Cake with Red Roses

    The Reception

    How to turn a good wedding reception into an unforgettable one with unique ideas for the wedding cake, decor, wedding favors and more. More…

  • Island Honeymoon

    The Honeymoon

    Ideas on planning your honeymoon or destination wedding, from finding the best deals online to working with local wedding coordinators. More…

  • Bride with Rose Petals

    Business of Weddings

    New! For vendors. Learn how to start a wedding business and turn your passion into a paying job as a wedding professional. More…