Happy Easter! If you are fortunate enough to be spending the day with family and friends, you are going to be having plenty of conversations about your wedding plans.
Here are ten to the most interesting and helpful wedding articles we found around the web this week.
1. Beach Weddings in Beaver County
“Grab your sandals and your passports ’cause we’re whisking you away to the white sandy beaches of Mexico for this glamorous oceanfront wedding! From the intricate geometric design details inspired by the venue’s architecture to the modern color scheme of marigold, blush, copper, and crème… every moment of this day is wow-worthy!”
This beach-themed inspiration from Style Me Pretty actually took place in Mexico, but we have had quite a few beach weddings right here in Beaver County over the years. If you are thinking beachy, there are tons of tropical inspirations to borrow from here.
2. Seven Top Wedding Dress Trends
Our friends over at WeddingWire are always on the cutting edge of cool, and this week they published their Top 7 Wedding Dress Trends from Bridal Fashion Week in New York.
With photos of everything from “the disco look” to “Meghan Markle look-alikes,” this is where you need to be to see what is going to be trendy in 2019.
3. There’s a Board for That
Keeping track of all of these little details that you might want to include in your big day can be overwhelming, but One Fab Day suggested this simple process using Pinterest boards to track all of your inspirations.
You might think you know how to handle a few Pinterest boards, but this article takes a deep dive into the right and wrong way to utilize the site in your wedding planning.
4. Spring Wedding Inspiration with Urban Flair
“A team of talented vendors created a stylish, elegant and eccentric scene full of colors and gorgeous details that emits all the spring vibes. The shoot was perfectly adorned with beautiful arches, impressive floral designs, unique furniture and tableware that created an incredible result.”
We probably see more beach and rustic themes than anything else, but it is important to explore some of the other options out there, and this spring wedding inspiration from Chic and Stylish Weddings is a stunning example of doing something a little bit different.
5. Choosing Your Wedding Venue
“Nothing is more disappointing than not having your wedding venue come through on your wedding day so we thought to help we would give you a list of 10 Things To Consider When Selecting A Wedding Venue to help get the ball rolling.”
We completely agree with this post from Rustic Wedding Chic, and their list of 10 Things to Consider When Selecting a Wedding Venue is a great starting point for choosing your space.
6. Bohemian Inspiration
“I always knew I wanted a boho/vintage look for my dress. Something about it felt so timeless, elegant, and romantic while pairing really well with the rustic and industrial aspects of our venue.”
If some combination of rustic, vintage, and bohemian is what you find yourself attracted to, you are going to love this fabulous inspiration from Hey Wedding Lady.
7. Dodging Unwanted Wedding Advice
Some people are fortunate enough to have their friends and family give them some space to plan their dream wedding without unsolicited input and unwanted advice…but we’re not sure who those people are, because everyone we know here in the real world has struggled with this.
If you are already aggravated by unwelcome advice and ideas, this post from The Wedding Playbook breaks down 12 ways that you can dodge those well-meaning but aggravating offers to help.
8. Flower Girl Dresses
Everyone loves an adorable flower girl, and this article from Wedding Chicks highlights five beautiful dresses for little ones from Fattiepie. Lots of great inspirations for your little ones here.
9. Flower Girl Behavior
“Since kids can be unpredictable, we’ve compiled a guide of how you can ensure good behavior and a seamless performance from your ring bearers and flower girls on your big day.”
Wedding Bee went even deeper on flower girls and ring bearers this week with this article breaking down tips on getting the best behavior out of them. The advice here ranges from giving them plenty of time to practice to outright bribery.
10. Modern Poem Wedding Readings
“Finding the right wedding readings for your ceremony can be a bear if you don’t know where to look. This is especially so if you’re diverting from traditional and/or religious readings and want something more modern, secular, funny, or all of the above.”
Offbeat Bride is always taking a fresh angle on traditional wedding planning, and this week they published some amazing modern poems that could be worked into any type of wedding ceremony. If you are looking for something a little different to read at your ceremony, this is a great place to start.