Wedding Planning

If only weddings would plan themselves! Stay organized with these tips on everything from flowers and toasts to cakes and stationery.

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Wacky Wedding Traditions Quiz

Some wedding traditions are lovely and others don't make much sense — their original purpose is lost in the mist of time. Test your knowledge of wedding traditions here!

Always the Bridesmaid ... for Hire?

No bridesmaid? No problem. You can just hire one.

5 Times Americans Have Become Royalty

Education and money go a long way, but it takes marriage to become a royal. Here are five times Americans have married into royal families.

Going Micro: Tiny Weddings on the Rise

Wedding guest lists are getting smaller — and not just because weddings are getting more expensive. Brides and grooms have different expectations for weddings.

What's the Deal With Smashing the Wedding Cake?

Some couples love it, others hate it. Where did this bridal custom come from and why is it in decline?

How has the Internet changed the wedding industry?

The marriage of the Internet and the wedding industry has been a match made in heaven — you can plan your entire wedding without leaving your couch.

Do You Dare? DIY Wedding Cakes

If you know your way around a kitchen, then you may be ready to bake your own wedding cake -- if you're brave enough, that is.

Best Bridal Bouquets for Spring

On your wedding day, everything needs to be perfect, including the flowers.

10 Warm Weather Wedding Cocktails

If you're hosting your wedding during one of the warmer months of the year, we've got some options for you to keep your guests cool and refreshed -- at the bar.

Big Wedding Blunders

Avoid these wedding blunders to come across as the cool, confident bride you really are!

Bridal Bouquet Pictures

Flip through pictures of gorgeous bridal bouquets and find the one that speaks to your bridal style!

Wedding Cake Pictures from The Knot

Are you trying to find your dream wedding cake or are you just looking for some inspiration? These classic and creative wedding cakes taste as good as they look!

Wedding Withdrawal: How can you cope after your big day?

Now that you're married, do you miss wearing white so much it's making you blue? Does the absence of the day-to-day stress of planning a wedding make you want to crawl back in bed? If so, you probably have a serious case of wedding withdrawal.

Wedding Guest or Critic? Why We Judge Our Friends' Weddings

What makes a respectable wedding guest turn into a detail-obsessed critic the moment a bride takes her walk down the aisle? We attempt to uncover the real reason why we judge our friends' nuptials.

5 Stories of Real-life Wedding Crashers

Wedding crashers aren't just a figment of Hollywood's imagination. Chances are you or someone you know has witnessed a crashed wedding firsthand. Learn more about who these bold people are and why they do it!

10 Rules Every Bridesmaid Should Follow

Being a bridesmaid is an honor, but it's also a tactical support function that requires some very practical behavior on your part.

Finding the Right Season for Your Bridal Style

There are four amazing seasons in a year, and celebrating the one that resonates with you can help you choose your wedding's theme, color scheme, food and more. We'll help you decide if you're a warm-weather or cool-weather bride!

10 Completely Awful (and Anonymous) Bridesmaid Tales of Woe

Despite the lengthy, detailed planning that goes into a wedding, sometimes there are missteps, mishaps -- even major disasters.

Why Your Wedding Officiant Matters

Orchids or lilies? Carving station or sushi chef? You've given a lot of thought to your wedding, but have you considered the details of your ceremony? The person who pronounces you husband and wife can have a big impact on your vows.

10 Dead Giveaways You've Hired a Dud DJ

The DJ can make or break your wedding reception. You don't want some obnoxious guy yelling for the single ladies to get on the dance floor, but you also don't want a shrinking violet who spins nothing but the '80s softest love ballads. We'll help you find the right DJ!

Here Comes the Bride ... to U2?

You've never been a fan of the symphony, so why would you play a classical selection for your processional? There's no reason not to enjoy your favorite song as you walk down the aisle to greet the love of your life!

10 Stay-cool Tips for Summer Brides

It's the hottest season -- literally and figuratively! The thermometer reads 98 degrees, and you plan to wow your guests with your slinky gown and luau-themed rehearsal dinner. But you'll have to stave off heat-induced grouchiness, too. Here's how.

10 Songs for the Modern Bride's Ceremony

A girl can only take so many string quartets and watered-down versions of "Love Lifts Us up Where We Belong." That's why we've put together a list of ceremony-ready songs that will add a touch of sophistication and whimsy to your service, whether you're into metal or country.

Styling Kate for Her Wedding Day

Your favorite wedding style experts from "Say Yes to the Dress" and "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" have a few ideas about styling Kate Middleton for her wedding day. Lori, Monte and Randy all share their vision of a princess-perfect look.

10 DIY Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

We've all got a trinket or two from a wedding that we can't bring ourselves to throw away. Wouldn't you love to give your guests favors that they'll actually put to good use? Here are 10 edible and beautiful tokens of appreciation.


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