Budget, Chicago, Planning Tips

BRIDES Chicago: Here's How Much Your Wedding Venue Should Cost

Chicago brides, take note!

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Planning Tips

5 Gorgeous Museum Wedding Venues

Surround yourselves with stunning art in equally stunning spaces.

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Planning Tips

What NOT to Do On Your Wedding Day, According to Real Brides

Take it from these girls and don't make the same mistakes!

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Local, MD, DC and VA, Planning Tips

BRIDES Washington DC: 5 Unique Elopement Ideas in the DC Metro

Whether it's a local pizza chain, trendy Mexican restaurant, Virginia museum or one located downtown, the options for perfect small weddings are many.

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Planning Tips

The 3 Kinds of Songs to Keep Off Your Wedding Playlist

As a general rule, there are three themes to be avoided.

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Planning Tips

10 Small Things You Shouldn't Sweat on Your Wedding Day

You spent months or even years planning out the perfect day. So when a single, solitary detail goes awry, your gut instinct is to sweat it — or worse.

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Planning Tips

The Most Romantic Wedding Day Gifts That Don't Cost a Thing

Exchanging gifts with your soon-to-be spouse on your wedding day may be tradition — but it doesn't have to be expensive, our experts say.

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Planning Tips

5 Ways to Collect Money at Your Wedding — Without a Card Box

One of the first things your wedding guests will be eyeballing when they first arrive at your wedding is a place for them to drop off their gifts.

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Etiquette, Planning Tips

What Should We Do if Guests Don't Follow Our Venue's Dress Code Restrictions?

Does your venue have strict rules about attire? This is for you.

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Planning Tips

The 4 Running Lists Every Bride Should Maintain at All Times

Add to these lists as you go for easy-peasy wedding planning.

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