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Wedding Planning Tips and Creative Wedding Ideas…Free!

Bride and her bridesmaids show off their colorful bouquets and gowns.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Island Honeymoon

    The Honeymoon

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

  • 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.