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Planning a wedding is definitely no piece of cake (no pun intended!), but with a little time spent learning the ropes and getting organized initially, the whole process can actually be quite fun and rewarding in the end. There will of course be many items along the way that will require varying amounts of your time in order to complete, but as long as you stay focused and just tackle one at a time, beginning with the basics below, you’ll be well on your way to pulling off the perfect day you’ve only dreamed about until now.

Revisiting Your Wedding Checklist

Newly married couple walks along the shoreline on a cool day.

If you’ve already begun planning your wedding, you’ve likely realized by now that this whole process can be quite an undertaking! In case you need a little recap on the basics, it might be a good time to revisit your wedding checklist. Have you reviewed your own to-do list in a while? If not – Read more

Paper or Digital for Wedding Planning?

Fuschia pink and gold themed reception place setting.

When full-time wedding planning starts to kick in (and you’ll know when it does!), having a plan in place to organize all of the information that’s coming your way will be key to your wedding planning success, particularly if you’re planning the wedding yourself. Bridal show materials have sufficiently piled up, business cards are everywhere, Read more

How to Stay Organized During Wedding Planning

Stacked wooden organizational bins sit atop a creative workspace.

One of the most important tasks in successful wedding planning is to stay on top of things and get as organized as possible early on. Not only will this save you time and stress when you need to find a key document quickly, but it will also help keep your budget on track since you’ll Read more

Three Steps to Creating Your Wedding Guest List

Bride and groom are showered with rose petals from their guests following the wedding ceremony.

Choosing a guest list for your wedding is one of those projects that can easily spiral out of control (as you can well imagine!) and we recommend starting on your list as soon as possible in the wedding planning process. This will not only help cross one important item off the list, but will help Read more

Selecting a Wedding Location

Wedding guests congregate as red wine is being served at the cocktail hour.

After choosing a wedding date, selecting a wedding location is the next major decision you’ll make in your early wedding planning stages. Again, this place should make you and your fiancé both feel comfortable and “at home”. Here are some questions to help narrow down your decision: If you’re planning a summer wedding, will you Read more