10 of the Very Best Wedding Blogs to Follow

August 13, 2018 , In: Collect Inspiration , With: 2 Comments
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So, you just got engaged and you’re ready to start planning your wedding. Look no further than the world wide web, where hundreds of blogs are readily available at the touch of your fingertips. Back in the day, brides depended on bridal magazines and advice of their wedding planners, but now you can do your own research for your wedding – at your own pace. Find inspiration and advice from the very best wedding blogs to follow.

Blogs are great because they give you direct insight from other brides on what works well, and what doesn’t. They also open doors and reveal new and exciting trends you may not even know about. Each year there are different trends, and there’s no quicker way to stay up to date than with online blogs.

Don’t waste your time on multiple books, magazines and website subscriptions. Get in the know for free and have multiple resources at your fingertips. You’ll save time, and your budget will thank you. Check out 10 of the very best wedding blogs to follow that are sure to get your creative juices flowing with ideas for your perfect wedding.

The Knot

This is one of the very best wedding blogs on the web. Considered your all-in-one wedding planner, The Knot will connect all the wedding dots for you. Sign up online, then take a style quiz to help define your wedding vision. Afterwards, receive personalized vendor recommendations based on your style and budget. The site also helps collect guest addresses, manage RSVPs and keep all your guests in the wedding know. You can have it all — and all in one place.

Your personal wedding planner will work behind the scenes to create your own personalized and detailed wedding day outline that includes the who, what, when and where. Think of it as the face behind the seemingly simplified details you’ll present on your wedding website. So much thinking goes into the big day, and technology makes it easier. With this step-by-step guide, you’ll receive expert planning tips, vendors, articles, inspiration and more. Mark this as one of your wedding blogs to follow!

Rustic Wedding Chic

The Wedding Planning 101 series on this site helps uncover the best way to plan for your dream wedding. It includes wedding dress shopping 101, the best kids table ideas, 10 things for you to consider when selecting a wedding venue, how to buy a diamond and so much more. The content is robust and informative, and best of all – free. A wedding planner takes a load off your mind and opens up resources, but you can take care of many details yourself without spending cash or feeling stressed.

Your wedding budget can vanish with a few clicks and calls. So, it’s important that you thoroughly research everything, which gets exhausting if you don’t pace yourself or ask for help. Use the lists at Rustic Wedding Chic as your guides to completing all your wedding checklists. You’ll want to know if decorations are included for the chairs and tables or if you should provide those yourself, for instance. Make your list and check it twice.

Find tons of different rustic wedding ideas like an elegant barn wedding, summer camp wedding or even a DIY farm wedding. Trying to figure out the best way to decorate chairs at your wedding? Look no further.

Trendy Bride

Trendy Bride is a wedding blog that centers on finding the most refreshing, original and exclusive wedding ideas from all over the world. Its focus is on real weddings, relevant fashion finds and styled shoots. Discover new ideas and concepts by exploring real weddings from around the world. Looking at the weddings of other couples will help you decide on what trends you want to follow and which ones you should leave behind. You may start a new trend, too!

Get access to fine art weddings & styled shoots that include everything from engagement photos in Atlanta, GA to French countryside wedding inspo to Sochi Russia wedding shoots. Check out vendors recommended by trendy bride, including wedding stylists, floral designers and the best styling supplies. Bookmark wedding blogs to follow that specify lists of particular vendors you want to check out.

Chic and Stylish Weddings

Are you wondering how you can get Meghan Markle’s bridal makeup and hairstyle? Well you can here. Scroll through hundreds of real weddings, styled shoots, wedding videos and other inspo. There’s a great feature where talented wedding bloggers share their thoughts on how they would re-imagine their wedding if they could do it again. Look through selected vendors by location, and even shop for the perfect bridal hanger, cake topper and ring holder. Those are easy little details to miss.

Watch real wedding videos captured by talented wedding videographers to give you even more ideas about location, decor, music and more. If there’s a location you’re thinking about, you may find it featured in one of the videos here. It’s the next best thing to hopping in the car or on a plane to check out the venue, which isn’t always realistic when you have a specific budget. You can also view wedding proposal videos if you’re interested in ideas pertaining to your own – that is if you don’t already have one. Those are sweet and add to the memory-making.

Wilkie

This is a fun blog where you can read fun articles like, When an Actress Weds A Casting Director In Palm Springs, It’s Bound To Be A Blast! Read about vineyard weddings with a Boho flair, stunning Napa weddings, and destination weddings. Find tons of great honeymoon options by reading articles about the 10 best beaches in the world, the most breathtaking Airbnbs and insta-worthy honeymoon destinations.

Its celebrity page is a unique and fun place where you can read features on your favorites like John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, check out non-traditional wedding dresses celebs wore and browse some of the top celeb wedding venues you can also rent. Print out clips from your favorite wedding blogs to follow and make a vision board.

Something Turquoise

Explore an entire DIY section with everything from a DIY wedding glow stick bar, wedding ceremony signs and to-go cocktail pouches with printable labels. If you want to be involved in your wedding as much as possible, this is the blog for you. Check out real DIY weddings set in beautiful gardens, the mountains, and in places like Texas or California. Many states offer gorgeous delightful backdrops for you to plan your DIY wedding in a winery, on horseback or in a park. Let the possibilities surprise you.

There are tons of couple stories you can read and get ideas from, so you can create your own unique vision. Take advantage of pinning on Pinterest, or get back to dream boarding with crafty embellishments. The Etsy wedding shop directory can be your one stop shop for your bridesmaids, bridal shower and bachelorette party. Find the perfect carefully-crafted items for your celebrations and favorite helpful folks in your party. Don’t forget to get your maid of honor a special custom-made gift.

Intimate Weddings

Find an intimate wedding venue by selecting your venue type, country, state and city. Browse featured venues from all over the world to help determine the best venue type for your big day. The site’s vendor guide is a great asset to assist with DIY wedding supplies, music, wedding decor, and more. You’ll also find an abundance of DIY wedding ideas and tutorials and real weddings featured on the blog. Bookmark your favorite ideas and tutorials, then give them a try before the wedding occurs.

There are so many things you can do yourself to lower the cost of your wedding. Find great DIY stationary tutorials, DIY favor and gif ideas, DIY wedding program and DIY centerpieces. There’s a whole DIY world out there waiting for you to explore, and your wedding doesn’t have to unfold like a series of Pinterest fails with plenty of help, tutorials and practice before the big event. Start with your favorite ideas and must-haves.

Junebug Weddings

If you’re recently engaged, check out some of the best tips and advice to help you plan your big day. Take a quiz to find out what wedding venue type is right for you and use a helpful wedding decor checklist to help you nail every detail. The vendor directory is easy to use and breaks down different photographers, florists, real wedding inspo and more, by state. With a few clicks, you have a state-specific list.

If you’re looking for inspiration, scroll through the many inspiration boards, wedding dress galleries, color ideas, decor options and more. Once you execute and plan your perfect wedding, enter a fun photo contest on the site to see if you’ll win best wedding photos, best engagement photos or best destination photos. It doesn’t hurt to try, and if you win, that means more money toward your ceremony and honeymoon.

Artfully Wed

Delve into real couple’s engagement photo sessions and weddings to get ideas for your own, and browse different beauty and fashion articles, wedding styles and color features. Wedding colors are always such a big decision, so seeing different combinations may make it easier for you. This is your way of seeing it all in the flesh, so to speak. While you may admire one couple’s approach, you can more easily decide what works for you and what doesn’t.

This ever-growing list of online wedding resources will assist you with everything from where to get bridesmaids dresses and jewelry to where you can find the perfect beach wedding apparel. Artfully Wed’s vendor guide is composed of carefully vetted vendors, service providers and online merchants who demonstrate quality and professionalism. Vetted professionals always matter to achieving the quality you most desire, so check reviews and ask for references.

Brides

This is a fun site that incorporates fun celebrity wedding videos, deep articles about how to be independent in a long-term relationship and 85 colorful wedding dress ideas. There’s something for every bride here, where the sky’s the limit. Looking for the perfect wedding band? Here you can find all kinds of different options, including model and actress Emily Ratajkowski’s newest wedding ring line.

Learn about great news and advice and get inspiration from real weddings in the Italian countryside, at an art museum and on the beach. Don’t forget to sign up for brides’ newsletters, so you can get the best tips emailed straight to you. Forget searching for inspiration, and let it arrive right in your inbox.

Follow ten of the very best wedding blogs, each offering unique content like personalized vendor recommendations, style quizzes, venue databases and more. With the above, you’ll gain a wealth of information and knowledge to help you plan your perfect wedding. So, get out there, and start planning your dream wedding. The sky’s the limit.

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Throughout my life I have found excitement in the world around me. Having graduated with a degree in Communications, as well as having worked for a lifestyle magazine, has allowed me to travel and become more cultured. Through traveling, I have been been able to further my knowledge and interest for nature, understand the power of exploring other locations, and embrace the styles and cultures that surround me.

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    Kacey thank you so much for including Chic and Stylish Weddings!

      • kacey
      • August 23, 2018
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      Hi Eleni!

      Absolutely! I love Chic and Stylish Weddings, so I knew I had to include you! 🙂

      Did you get my email?

      Thanks again for reading!
      Kacey Bradley
      Xx

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