The Best of 2016: Wedding Blog

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Cheers to 2016 and all the amazing things and changes that happened over the past year. Whether you’re engaged, newlyweds, or a veteran to marriage, these are the best wedding blog articles, tips and tricks of the year.


Creative Proposal Ideas That You’ll Never Forget – Popping the question soon? These creative proposal ideas will help you make it extra unique, special and beyond memorable.

Rare Carat: The Art of Finding the Perfect Diamond – Finding the highest quality lowest priced diamond just got easier. See how one startup is changing the entire diamond industry and your shopping experience.

Creative Proposal Idea

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The Best Engagement Advice We Were Ever Told – After thousands of weddings, this is the best engagement advice and our instant go-to tips when planning a wedding and celebrating a happy couple.

All You Need to Know About Engagement Photography – Find out what makes engagement photography such a wonderful experience and why newlywed couples today are crazy about it. See if it’s right for you!


Photo Credit: KT Merry Photography

Wedding Planning Advice from BrideBox Wedding Blog

If you’re knee deep in wedding planning or just starting, these tips just might save the day and have you covering all of your bases!

Wedding Venue and Location

6 Charming Ways to Light Up Your Outdoor Wedding – Make the evening of your summer wedding truly beautiful. Learn how to add lighting to your outdoor wedding to create a whimsical feeling that will leave everyone feeling love.

5 Reasons Why Having a Small Wedding Is a Good Idea – Planning a small wedding can change how you experience your big day for the better. Is cutting down your guest list the right idea for you?

The Top 10 Most Expensive Cities in the U.S. for Weddings – These are the top 10 most expensive cities to have a wedding in the United States. With detailed wedding costs, you might be surprised who makes the list.

A Guide to City Hall Weddings – For the non-traditional couples, plan a budget-friendly, simple yet elegant and intimate ceremony with this guide to city hall weddings.

Getting Married in Canada: An Overview – A wedding destination that will exceed all expectations and SAVE you money. This guide will walk you through why getting married in Canada is a great idea!


Photo Credit: Katch Studios

Wedding Advice

The Best Wedding Advice You’ll Ever Read – We’ve gathered the best wedding tips from brides who have been through the wedding planning process. Find out what is most important to keep in mind for your big day.

One Regret That Costs Brides Their Wedding Memories – Find out what brides are saying they regret skipping over. For some brides, it even cost them all of their wedding memories!

What To Expect on Your Wedding Day (That No One Tells You) – Here is some important wedding advice from brides who have been in your shoes before as they share what it’s really like to experience your wedding day.

The Best Ways to Save Money on Wedding Dresses – Learn the best ways to save money on wedding dresses so you can use more in other parts of your wedding. These unique ideas saved us on our wedding budget!

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Photo Credit: Jessica Burke

Wedding Photographers

How Much Do Wedding Photographers Cost? – Lot’s of our brides find themselves asking “how much do wedding photographers even cost?” These answers helped save their big day and avoid sticker shock.

What Could My Wedding Photographer Do Better? – Make sure you skip other bride’s mistakes and wedding day regrets by talking with your wedding photographer about these major points.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Boudoir Photography – Boudoir photography tips that will have you feeling confident and sexy and your fiance or husband wanting more… much more.

Do’s and Don’ts for Taking Amazing Wedding Photographs – These wedding photography tips will help you take amazing wedding pictures to commemorate the day that you and your partner began your life together.


Photo Credit: Khaki Bedford Photography

Down on Wedding Planning? Here Are Some Pick Me Up’s:

23 Types of Wedding Guests (in GIF’s!) – Planning a wedding or heading to one soon? These 23 GIF’s of wedding guests will have you laughing, agreeing, and wondering which one you are.

7 Wedding Videos To Inspire Your Big Day – These 7 wedding videos will have you dreaming or reminiscing of your big day, laughing along with the couples, and even in some cases, have you tearing up.

The Best Romantic Comedies to Watch on Netflix – Trying to find a great chick flick to watch at your next movie night? This list has all the best romantic comedies that are available on Netflix.

Wedding Videos

Photo Credit: Black & Hue Photography

Wedding Decorations and Crafts

Modern & Fun Wedding Guest Book Ideas – Switch up your standard wedding guest book with one of these modern and fun alternatives. You won’t regret the result!

15 Wedding Centerpieces That Don’t Break the Bank – Ditch the traditional overpriced wedding centerpieces and get more “bang for your buck” with these 15 alternatives that will blow your guests away.

Everything You Need to Know About Your Wedding Program – Keep your wedding program short, sweet, and eye-catching with this guide. We’ll help you make sure that you don’t forget a single thing, no matter what kind of wedding you’re planning!


Photo Credit: Make Merry Events

Wedding Trends of 2016

Why You Should Have an Unplugged Wedding – In a world where sharing through Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat have become the norm, you have to make it clear if you want your wedding to be unplugged.

Trending Wedding Hairstyles for 2016 – We found the most popular hairstyles for 2016 that are perfect for any bride and are sure to make you look stunning on your wedding day.

The 7 Colors That Look Fabulous On All Bridesmaids – Choosing the color for your bridesmaid’s dresses just got easier! These 7 colors will look fabulous on all your bridesmaids and compliment your wedding theme.

The Top 10 Wedding Dance Songs of 2016 – These must-have party hits of the year are the best wedding dance songs that will keep all your guests on the dancefloor all night long.

Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Wedding Color Schemes – These are all the professional tips you need to choose the perfect colors for your wedding day decor and find out how you can get the perfect combination.

Why It’s a Great Idea to Go Green at Your Wedding – Something borrowed, something… Green? Make your big day special by planning a green wedding that will be friendly to your budget and Mother Earth.


Photo Credit: Rachel Thurston

A Complete Guide to Wedding Etiquette on Social Media – Facebook and Twitter and Hashtags – oh my! Find all the technical tips of wedding etiquette for planning the perfect wedding in the 21st century.

10 Dos and Don’ts for Creating Your Wedding Website – These do’s and don’t’s will help you create the perfect wedding website to make sure all your guests are well-informed and eagerly awaiting the big day!

How to Create the Perfect Wedding Registry – Create your perfect wedding registry with this guide that will help your guests celebrate your big day with you, not to mention stock your future home!

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Photo Credit: Lindsey Grace

11 Wedding Games & Activities That Your Guests Will Love – These 11 wedding games and activities will keep your guests entertained and make your wedding even more memorable. Which one is your favorite?

Wedding Donations – Using Your Wedding for Good – Use wedding donations to make a difference in the world and your local community. Which one do you think you and your guests will like best?

Your Guide to Wedding Themes by Season – Which season is perfect for you and your big day? Don’t miss this guide to wedding themes by season to help you in your planning process!

wedding themes - spring

Photo Credit: Studio Castillero

Honeymoon & After the Wedding

Your Honeymoon Planning Timeline – This honeymoon planning timeline will help you make sure that you’re 100% ready to set sail and head off to your romantic getaway with your new fiancé!

Best Honeymoon Destinations of 2016 – This honeymoon guideline will help take stress off of your plate and find the best activities and deals for what landscape you want to head to.

What To Do After the Wedding – Even though the ceremony and reception are over, the wedding tasks are not. Use this after the wedding guide to make sure you don’t forget any key chores!

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Honeymoon – Your honeymoon should be fabulous, but it surely shouldn’t break the bank! Find out how to save money while taking the honeymoon vacation of your dreams.

The 7 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Your Honeymoon – Looking for a honeymoon without the hassle of planning all the activities and budget? These 7 all inclusive honeymoon options will be perfect for you.


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7 Creative Ways to Celebrate Your Anniversary This Year – These are 7 wonderful anniversary date ideas that will be tons of fun and leave you and your partner feeling the love for your anniversary this year.

Modern Anniversary Gift Guide by Year – A modern day anniversary gift guide that will walk you through examples, years, and personalization that your partner will remember for years to come.


Photo Credit: Love & Light Photographs

Although 2016 is officially behind us, we have a feeling that 2017 will be even better. It may be filled with a wedding or another anniversary with your husband or wife. Enjoy every moment and we look forward to another year celebrating love (like yours) on our wedding blog!

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