Wedding Planning Tips

Sometimes a few tips from a pro are all you need to get back on the right track. Get your wedding planning organized with the advice in these articles.

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You know you're a Type A bride when...

Type A brides, stand proud! You are traditionalists with fierce attention to detail. You are the wearers of lace and carriers of white roses. You are the darlings of the wedding industry (and subscribers to every wedding magazine).

You know you're a modern bride when ...

It's not that you're too good for tradition. Ball gowns and string quartets are just a little conventional for your taste. You're smart, chic and sophisticated, and you want the world to see that on your wedding day. We at HowStuffWorks tip our hats to you!

10 Wedding Planning Must-dos Before the I-dos

If only it were as simple as picking a china pattern and choosing the boutonnieres. Getting married is a life-changing event, and this glamorous event comes with some not-so-glam to-dos. Have you checked these 10 off your list?

10 Creative and Cost-saving Wedding Invitations

The stationer priced out your invitations at $6 apiece -- and your guest list totals 150. That's a lot of money to spend on a piece of paper that most people will throw away! With a little legwork and creativity, you can put together a more meaningful invite that will cost far less.

Can I afford a wedding?

Weddings can cost a fortune -- but they don't have to. Use this list to figure out which wedding basics you need and which ones you can pass on.

5 Wedding Planning Tips for the Type A Bride

Type A brides, rejoice! All your organizational neuroses can make wedding planning a breeze. Just follow our tips to ensure that you get things ticked off your list without ticking off your bridal party.

Do you need a calligrapher for your wedding invitations?

Calligraphy is an ancient handwritten art form that maintains a firm foothold in the world of weddings. With a renewed appreciation forCraftsmanship coming in vogue, mass-produced is out and artisan is in.

10 Unexpected Wedding Expenses

First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes the bill before the baby carriage. Weddings are a lot of great things, but cheap isn't one of them. Even a budget wedding can get out of hand due to costs you didn't anticipate.

10 Biggest Wedding Expenses

The wedding industry capitalizes on sentiment, tradition and trends. The bride who buys into the idea that her wedding is the most special day of her life will spend more than $30,000 on her nuptials. These big-ticket items eat up a budget faster than she can say "I do".

Wedding Catering Tips

An important celebration deserves a fine feast. How can you make sure all those hungry guests get fed?

Working with Wedding Caterers: Catering to Your Tastes

Love may makes the world go round, but budget dictates much of a wedding's details. How can you and your wedding caterer work well together within the budget's constraints?

10 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Planner

Some brides love all the considerations and decisions that go into planning a wedding -- others can't stand it. You can hire a wedding planner to streamline the process, and you can use our 10 tips to streamline the process of hiring a planner!

5 Wedding Planning Tips for the Summer Bride

A summertime wedding, complete with a gorgeous dress, a warm breeze blowing and lush foliage serving as the backdrop, can be an affair to remember. Just don't invite mosquitoes, sunburn or perspiration to your party.

More Wedding Ideas

See more of the most sumptuous and stylish weddings created by Jung Lee and Josh Brooks and their team at Fete Events.

Wedding Ideas from "Wedded to Perfection"

See some of the most sumptuous and stylish weddings created by Jung Lee and Josh Brooks and their team at Fete Events.

Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day

There's so much to consider when you're planning a wedding: invitations, food, entertainment, flowers and the list goes on. Is a stress-free wedding day possible?

Tips for Planning a Perfect Wedding

Every bride wants her wedding day to be perfect, but remember that ultimately it's all up to personal preference and attitude. Get a few tips for planning the perfect wedding day.


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