Ideas & Advice

  • Best Man Duties

    Planning the bachelor party is just the beginning. The best man should do all he can to take weight off of the groom’s shoulders, such as handling any (or all) of these tasks During the Wedding Planning Help the groom choose tuxes. Organize groomsmen’s fittings. Keep everything on schedule. Plan and give the bachelor party. […]

  • Maid of Honor Duties in Detail

    The maid/matron of honor is part worker bee, part emotional lifeboat. Chosen for your energetic, get-the-ball-in-motion qualities, you should also remember that listening to the bride, making her laugh, and offering emotional and logistical support are also part of your honor attendant package. Here’s what’s expected: Lead the bridesmaid troupe. It’s the maid/matron of honor’s […]

  • Selecting A Professional Wedding Officiant

    It is important for a bride and groom to select a professional wedding officiant to conduct their wedding ceremony. The reasons for that are very specific. Know the laws in your state about who is authorized to pronounce couples as being married. Make certain that you select an individual who meets those standards. Professional wedding […]

  • Color Of The Year

    Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. The vast and limitless night sky is symbolic of what is possible and continues to inspire the desire to pursue a world beyond our own. Read More.

  • 10 Wedding Planning New Year’s Resolutions for Every Couple

    As you enter a new year of wedding planning, here are a few promises you should make to yourself. by The Knot Getting married in 2018? Congratulations! Walking down the aisle will make this year the best yet. But before you carry on with wedding planning, it’s important to make a few vows to yourself like you […]

  • Wedding Bands for the Groom

    Why should the ladies get all the bling?  Grooms are taking the plunge in record numbers to make the ring on their finger really stand out.  They can choose from the classic solid gold wedding band, maybe a tungsten black band, or maybe even have the stitches of a baseball or the fingerprint of the […]

  • Trend We Love: Fun Socks for the Groom

    Socks, socks, and more Socks! Let’s face it, sometimes the only parts of his outfit the groom gets to choose are his socks and his skivvies. No, we’re not going to show you pictures of grooms in their skivvies (sorry). We want to show you the socks! We love when a groom shows off his […]

  • Pinecone Boutonnieres

    Here’s an alternative to the typical buttonhole bloom. Create a boutonniere from the “flower” that appears at the bottom of every pinecone. This chic accessory not only looks handsome but also lasts forever. How to Make It To make a gap to accommodate a mini handsaw, use pliers to snap away a few rows of […]

  • The Hottest Winter Wedding Ideas and Trends

    Having a winter wedding? Incorporate these details into your celebration. by Sophie Ross Winter is coming! And whether you’re having a winter wedding or not, you can still appreciate some of the hottest trends that are about to be everywhere this season. Between cakes, flowers, dresses and decorations, we’ve covered it all in preparation for […]

  • The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Weddings

    There are many pros and cons to having your wedding on notable holidays: Valentine’s Day, the Fourth of July, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve are all memorable days that can make your celebration even more special (and ensure you never, ever forget your anniversary!). I personally believe your wedding should be a special day of celebration on its own […]

  • The Pros and Cons of Proposing During Engagement Season

    The holidays are approaching and jewelry ads seemingly make up every other commercial on TV. That can only mean one thing: engagement season is upon us. Although the tradition must have started somewhere, it feels like the holidays have always been filled with proposals. Whether you’re gearing up to pop the question yourself or you […]

  • How to Host a Winter Wedding with a Holiday or Christmas Theme

    Follow these tips to create a winter wonderland for a cozy holiday celebration. Written by: Isabelle von Boch The holiday season is such a magical time of year. It’s the time when people slow down and become introspective, look back on their year in reflection and appreciation, and look ahead with new excitement. Everyone is in […]

  • DIY or Buy: Day-Of Emergency Kit

    There are certain wedding day essentials no bride (or bridesmaid) should be without. by The Knot photo by GISEL FLOREZ While we hope you don’t have any emergencies on your day, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. It’s important to have those just-in-case items to make sure your dream wedding goes off without a […]

  • 13 Unique Wedding Cake Toppers You Haven’t Thought Of Before

    For better or for worse—with a heavy emphasis on better—traditional wedding cake toppers in the form of tiny human replicas have long seen their heyday. In fact, wedding toppers of any kind are now an endangered species, with more and more couples opting for simple floral adornments or, at most, an organic flourish of fruits […]

  • The Etiquette Rules Your Guests Are Breaking

    Written by Kim Forrest • Photo: B. Jones Photography Your wedding is going to be a blur—you should be focused on having an amazing time and hope your guests are doing the same (and be glad if they’re following wedding guest etiquette, too!). However, in the days and weeks following your wedding, you’ll probably wonder—what the heck really happened at my […]

  • My First Disney Yacht Wedding

    Recently I did my first wedding at the Disney Yacht Club. I do a lot of Disney Fairytale Weddings but not at that particular location. Five years ago I used to work there, carrying bags, checking in guests, concierge service, etc. When I worked there I did so that I might be able to support […]

  • Hiring A Friend To Photograph Your Wedding?

    Oh please hire a real photographer;   your friend just won’t do.  If I’ve heard this once I’ve heard it a thousand times.  Why would you trust the photos of your most cherished moments to an amateur?   I had to field a call from a great personal friend of mine, who let a friend of her […]