Planning Tips

Congratulations, you're engaged! But where do you start? It is so easy to feel overwhelmed planning a wedding during "normal" times, let alone amidst a global pandemic with a thousand unknowns. That's why we've put together a collection of our best wedding planning tips, so your big day can be perfect no matter what it looks like.  

We always believe the best way to start ANY project is with organization! Kickoff your wedding planning journey by building your own wedding binder! Don't worry, you don't have to fill everything out right away, but it will be helpful to have it put together when the time comes. Keep a copy of all your contracts and any other documents that vendors send you in your binder. 

Next, browse some of our most popular planning posts for getting started here: Newly Engaged - Start Here!

Wedding Planning

Now that you're organized, let's dive right into the good stuff! Planning a wedding in 2021 and beyond is unlike any other year. When you're making arrangements for your big day, it helps to plan it step by step. (And enlist some help!) Here are a few of our favorite planning posts to guide your process:

Tips For Planning Your 2021 Wedding

How To Plan Your Wedding Digitally

What Should Bridesmaids Pay For?

Where To Splurge vs. Save For Your Wedding

6 Essential Wedding Planning Tools

Wedding Details

Once the big stuff has been decided, it's time to focus on the details. Now, this is where you really get to see your vision come together. No matter which type of wedding you're having, we have inspiration for you! Start by exploring these wedding details posts:

5 Small Details To Make Your Intimate Wedding Feel Like A Grand Event

How To Host An Intimate Wedding

Outdoor Summer Wedding Must-Haves

How To DIY Your Wedding Invitations

Why You Should Do A First Look

15 Must-Have Wedding Photos

How To Plan Your Rehearsal Dinner

Don't forget, this is only the beginning! For even more planning tips, head here. Additionally, don't forget to soak in all of the gorgeous goodness in our Real Weddings archive and collection of Inspiration posts. Looking for something specific? You can browse thousands of photos in our Galleries, and even narrow your search by style, colors, details, and more.