The love of your life just popped the question and, of course, you said “Yes!” The next few months will be filled with excitement and anticipation, but also a lot of planning.
From wedding favors to centerpieces and décor, it’s often difficult to know where to start. Fortunately, there are hundreds of thousands of resources available at your fingertips. Whether your style is rustic, bohemian or classic, there is a wedding blog out there to provide inspiration, tips and ideas for your special day.
For the DIY Bride
If you’re like me, you love creating unique, one-of-a-kind crafts and projects for all aspects of your life. So, it goes without saying that a wedding is a DIY lover’s fantasy! DIYbride.com aims to make the preparatory duties leading up to your big day as fun, affordable and stress-free as possible. The site even includes submissions from real-life DIY brides so you know you’re getting genuine advice straight from the source.
For the Boho Bride
If flower crowns, flowy gowns and bare feet are your idea of whimsical wedding day, your go-to database for all things Boho-chic is FestivalBrides.co.uk. Like the DIY Bride blog, Festival Brides also includes submissions from actual hippie brides worldwide. Advice and tips covering anything from styling and beauty ideas to tents and tipis can be found on this gypsy-inspired blog.
For the One-Stop-Shop Bride
In all the hustle and bustle of nuptials preparation, a wedding planner can definitely come in handy, but unless you have a hefty budget, the fees can get a little out of hand. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a website out there that functioned as a virtual wedding planner? Have no fear — WeddingWire.com is here! This one-stop-shop for all things wedding-related helps you find the best vendors in your area, equips you with handy wedding planning tools to help you get organized, offers inspirational ideas for your big day and advice from couples that have already tied the knot.
For the Bride on a Budget
Let’s face it — as exciting as they are, weddings and their associated costs can accumulate fairly quickly. Today’s bride and groom are faced with a lot of pressure to incorporate tradition and current trends into their wedding day and this can easily translate into financial stress. TheBudgetSavvyBride.com was created with the bride on a budget in mind. In fact, their motto is “helping brides create beautiful weddings without breaking the bank.” This helpful blog offers tips and ideas to help you achieve the day you desire without throwing yourself into debt.
For the Starry-Eyed Bride
If you draw inspiration from the stars, StyleMePretty.com is a great resource for all your favorite celebrity wedding tips. This superstar-inspired blog reveals what’s hot in the world of A-list brides, trends for seasonal weddings, bridal beauty tips and tricks and so much more. Be sure to check out the “Registry Guide” and set your guests up for a foolproof gift shopping experience.
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and you don’t want to leave anything up to chance. Follow these blogs for expert advice to make the months leading up to your big day almost as exciting as the day itself!
About the writer:
Always a dreamer, Jill Bentham is a passionate writer and photographer based in Toronto.