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Ask the Experts: "What Are the Pros and Cons of a Morning Wedding?"

Welcome to our latest installment of "Ask the Experts," where our contributor team of wedding planners solves readers' most pressing wedding-planning dilemmas! This week, Aviva Samuels from Kiss the Planner gives us the scoop on the hottest new ways to entertain wedding guests. Do you have a question that you'd like to submit? Email ask@bridalguide.com and we'll do our best to respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

Author: ssainato
Posted: June 29, 2015, 1:21 pm

6 Delicious Signature Cocktails with Sparkling Wine

Searching for a sweet and refreshing signature cocktail to serve at your wedding? Our friends at Chandon have put together some crowd-pleasing drink ideas featuring sparkling wine in honor of their American Summer Limited Edition bottles of Brut and Rosé. (Available Memorial Day through Labor Day, the 750ml bottles retail for $22 - $24 at chandon.com and select retailers, and the Brut also comes in a favor-friendly 187ml size for $8).

Author: ssainato
Posted: June 23, 2015, 5:18 pm

Ask the Experts: "Can I Unask a Bridesmaid?"

Welcome to our latest installment of "Ask the Experts," where our contributor team of wedding planners solves readers' most pressing wedding-planning dilemmas! This week, Jen Bergmark of First Pick Planning and JoAnna Bayliss of JoAnna Dee Weddings consult on a bridesmaid crisis. Do you have a question that you'd like to submit?

Author: ssainato
Posted: June 22, 2015, 12:54 pm

15 Unique Ways to Use Red Roses in Your Wedding

The red rose is classic. It's timeless. But that doesn't mean is has to be boring! In celebration of National Red Rose day, here are 15 fresh ways to use this beloved flower from one of our favorite florists, Tantawan Bloom.

1. Mix light and dark red to give your bouquet more depth. 

Author: kklein
Posted: June 12, 2015, 12:11 pm

75 Ideas for a Rustic Wedding

Barn weddings have never been more popular, but you don't need to hold your wedding on a farm to get a rustic vibe. Here are some of our favorite ideas for a country-inspired celebration.

Author: kklein
Posted: June 8, 2015, 1:22 pm

50 Ideas for a Vintage-Inspired Wedding

What's old is new again with a wedding that captures the glamour of the '20s, the rock 'n roll energy of the '50s, or the free spirited vibe of the '70s. From retro-inspired gowns to decorating with antiques, here are some of our favorite ideas we've spotted.

Author: kklein
Posted: June 8, 2015, 1:03 pm

A Word of Thanks

Writing thank-you notes should be on every bride and groom’s to-do list. You’ll be receiving many gifts at pre-wedding celebrations, as well as on the big day itself. Bottom line: There will be a lot of thank-you notes to send out and, as tempting as it might be to use technology, e-mail just won’t cut it — only handwritten notes are acceptable for this special occasion.

Author: kklein
Posted: June 8, 2015, 12:30 pm