Wedding Planning

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Free Wedding Planning Checklist for Print or Download Ah, planning a wedding can get really crazy and really busy. We promise it's definitely exciting and fun! Need help with your wedding planning? No worries, we've got you covered! Whether you're 12 or 2 months away from your big day, this free wedding planning checklist pdf will help guide you through the entire process. From the big stuff to

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We all know parents play a major part in our lives! They raise us and lift us into adulthood—then it's our time to show gratitude for all they've done for us. So, as we honor our dads, stepdads, granddads, and other father figures this Father's Day weekend ... let's kick it off with a compilation of how real brides honored the special men in their lives. {Grab a tissue.} We hope you find sweet

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There's no doubt about it ... your mom is probably as excited as you are for the big day! Whether you've designed every detail with her by your side, gotten her advice during a dress shopping trip, or used a beloved "something borrowed" item from her ... there are so many special ways to honor Mom at your wedding. We've compiled unique ideas from real brides that have been featured on Truly

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Save-the-date cards are often the very first piece of wedding stationery you’ll buy. That makes them seem uber important — and in a way they are — but don’t let the significance of save the dates make you nervous. Save the dates also have the fewest rules out of all the wedding stationery you’ll peruse and the most potential for fun, too. Want to include a goofy candid of you, your sweetheart, and

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A wedding planner can be part fairy godmother, part logistical magician. They have the ability to turn dreams into reality and can wrangle a spreadsheet with one hand tied behind their back while also explaining to a vendor why wheat pasta won't work for a gluten-free buffet. These professional multitaskers can make life so much easier for engaged couples organizing their big day, but bringing in

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One of the issues couples fight over leading up to their wedding day is money. Weddings are pricey enough to begin with, but it’s easy for dreams to overtake reality, resulting in skyrocketing estimates that are far beyond what either party expected. Before your bills start to overshadow your big day, it’s important to figure out how much you should spend on your wedding and where all that money
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Creating the guest list for your wedding often feels more difficult than finding your one true love. After all, while falling in love may take time, it’s just two people deciding they want to spend the rest of their lives together in the end. When you’re considering who will be there when you say your vows, everyone from your future mother-in-law to your mailman seems to have an opinion. Before

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DIY weddings have become increasingly popular over the years, especially in the wake of 2020, when many couples were forced to rethink the size, location, and even date of their weddings. Backyard bashes are all the rage, and with that informality comes a willingness to forego formal floral arrangements and glitzy centerpieces in favor of homemade bouquets and candleholders designed by the bride

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Wedding invitation styles are about as plentiful as you can imagine. There is an endless supply of designs to choose from, and then there are the customizations. From adding extras to springing for postage, lots of factors influence the ultimate price tag for pretty invitations. Here are some things to consider when you’re learning how much wedding invitations cost — and how much you’re willing to

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In the “before times,” planning a wedding involved a good deal of certainty. Once deposits were down, you pretty much knew what was happening when. Sure, it was nice to have flexibility just in case something unexpected popped up, but even non-traditional “I dos” adhered to a general wedding checklist. And then COVID-19 happened. Now, wedding planning has pivoted to take into account not only what