Planning Info Find a Pro Real Wedding Inspo Custom Wedding Planner About Us WED101 Course Login

How to Make Sure Your Wedding Day Goes Smoothly

 

How to Make Sure Your Wedding Day Goes Smoothly

Today on the Bride Link, we're talking all about how to make your wedding day go smoothly! But first, grab your free copy of our Emergency Wedding Day Kit List! Packed full of everything you'll need in case of a wedding day emergency!

Here are a few days of wedding tips you need to ensure your wedding day bliss! You can find a ton of advice for weddings online, from family and friends, and past brides. However, most couples don't plan in advance for potential wedding problems which mean no plans when they present themselves. It's ok to ask for help with wedding planning, which is why we always recommend hiring a day-of wedding coordinator to help with transitioning wedding hiccups into wedding success.

First, create a task list which is also going to include sub-tasks, so you want to think about every single thing that needs to be done the day of your wedding from start to finish. In those subtasks, you want to clearly define every...

Read More...

Elegant Duke Chapel Wedding

If you are a lover of elegant and classic wedding inspiration, then you are going to love Kelsey and Sam’s wedding story. The two had their wedding ceremony at the historic Duke Chapel located in Raleigh, North Carolina following their reception at the beautiful Old Lystra Inn located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Kelsey and Sam aspired for their wedding to be very elegant and it was important to them to have a family-centered wedding. They both grew up in Durham and Duke has always been a part of their story. Both of their fathers work at Duke and have always been a big fan of sporting events there which made it special for them to get married there and since they wanted a church setting ceremony, the chapel seemed like a perfect fit for them! 

 

 Duke Chapel was definitely a breath-taking ceremony site. The Chapel is constructed of stone and has seventy-seven stained glassed windows that depict biblical characters and stories and to capture all these...

Read More...

How To Get A Marriage License

 

How to get a marriage license!

The Big Day is coming up soon and there are so many little details to finalize and getting your marriage license should be one of them! Knowing what the marriage license requirements are in your local state can save you time and money. These handy tips apply to most states! Couples who are obtaining a marriage license in Tennessee or the surrounding areas like Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and Knoxville will find it very beneficial. Many couples get overwhelmed because they just don't know how to get a marriage license. We’ve broken down the basics so that you can walk down the aisle in confidence with confidence knowing your marriage is both recognized and legal! But first, check out our FREE Clean Up Fact Sheet to help you coordinate a super fast and easy cleanup post-wedding!

What is the difference between a marriage license and a marriage certificate?

In simple terms, a marriage license is a document that you obtain from the county...

Read More...

What You Need for A Backyard Wedding

 

 What You Need for A Backyard Wedding

Are you considering having a backyard wedding? Not sure what you'll need or what you might forget? Then this is the perfect podcast for you! We're giving away our top backyard wedding tips. Don't forget to grab your FREE copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit, a complete list of everything you may need on your wedding day!

Bathrooms:

The number one thing that might be missing if you're planning on having a wedding in your own space is the appropriate number of bathrooms! Start researching your available options before sending out your invitations. Your layout and the guest count will determine the number of bathrooms you need to accommodate your event. This is especially critical if you're home runs on a septic tank. If you plan on inviting more than a few people and you don't want them trafficking inside your home, you may have limited options. For example, if you only have one bathroom on the first floor, you might want to consider...

Read More...

Elegant Barn Wedding

Styled shoots always give you some inspiration when it comes to planning your wedding. We love seeing different styles when it comes to these shoots and all the work that gets put into them! There are so many ways to incorporate different wedding themes into these shoots and we just love it when we get unique ones, especially because this shoot included two sets of models. Today, we are featuring this stunning elegant chic barn wedding! If you are looking to get married in a rustic barn but want to add some chic and elegance to it, keep on reading because this wedding is filled with romance with blues, blushes, golds, and more! 

This week’s wedding was at Orchard House Bed and Breakfast in Lovingston, Virginia. This wonderful and breathtaking venue is on 14-acre property, which includes the main house, farmhouse, event barn, and vineyard. The Orchard House weddings are perfect for up to 75 guests and they offer packages for small weddings and elopements, with...

Read More...

Wedding Dress Tips: What to do After You Found the Perfect Dress

 

Wedding Dress Tips: What To Do After You Found the Perfect Dress

Now that you found the perfect wedding dress, it's time to consider the perfect wedding dress tips! After you buy a wedding dress, the process is only just getting started! Everything from steaming a wedding dress, picking a wedding dress, to your wedding dress accessories. We cover it all so you can nail that wedding day look you want.  If you still on the hunt for that incredible dress, check out The Gilded Gown! They stock an excellent selection from sizes 00 to 32. They always have gorgeous dresses on hand to fit most price ranges, with easy layaway terms and warm, friendly service. But first, check out our FREE Wedding Day Emergency Kit List, it includes everything you'll need for the big day!

Let's talk about finding a perfect hiding spot for your dress. You want to be mindful of the environment that you're putting it in. Things such as pets, direct sunlight, and smells, for example, if you have a roommate...

Read More...

Planning A Wedding Reception Without Kids

 

 

Planning A Wedding Reception Without Kids

Are you feeling guilty about having a wedding with no kids? Plus, a kid-free reception? Learn how to politely tell your guests to leave the kids at home for your adult-only wedding.  It's not an unreasonable request, and when shared the right way, it will avoid hurting anyone's feelings. Today on The Bride Link, we're talking all about letting parents and guests know you have a kid-free wedding planned. This would include an adults-only reception to follow. Letting guests know early enough is critical; that way, they'll have plenty of time to make arrangements for care. Here are some tips about spreading the news. But first, if you're still in the planning stages, check out our FREE Ceremony Cheat Sheet!

First and foremost, the easiest way to share this information is on your invitations or save the dates. A formal invitation should be addressed to specific individuals. So, instead of writing The Smith Family, write Mr. and Mrs....

Read More...

Wedding Stress Solutions

 

Your Wedding Stress Solutions

The stress of wedding planning is no joke! We're covering easy ways on how to deal with wedding stress and ways to manage it. Join us this week and learn what you can do to delegate tasks, stay motivated, and invest your time where it counts. You can also download our free FREE Wedding Day Emergency Kit to make sure you have everything you need for the big day.

  1. Don't Forget To Exercise: Working out before your wedding can be one of the best ways to relax your body and mind. Something as simple as an easy stretching routine or just walking up a mild incline using a treadmill. Great your bridesmaids involved and take an in-home yoga class. Regardless of what you decide, keep it light and not too intensive.
  2. Remember To Relax Your Muscles: The body's reaction to stress is simple; your muscles begin to tense up. Try to keep an eye out for this! Most of us carry our stress in specific regions of our bodies like shoulders, neck, and back. These quick trigger...
Read More...

What Does A Day Of Wedding Coordinator Do?

 

What Does A Day Of Wedding Coordinator Do?

Today we're talking all about what a day of coordinator does at your wedding! But first, grab a free copy of our Ceremony Cheat Sheet! Packed full of useful tips to help keep your planning!

First and foremost, they're going to be a big part of relieving your stress in general. A day of wedding coordinator is responsible for executing all the small details required during your event.  They're going to be your point person all day for everything and anything! This way, you don't have to work your event and neither do your friends or family! In the simplest and most basic form, a day of coordinator serves as your problem solver for the day. Every wedding has an unexpected issue or seven! Having a point person in place to transitions these problems from potential delays to no biggies will make or break your event. A professional wedding coordinator is an expert at this!

Additional duties can include creating...

Read More...

Colorful Vineyard Boho Wedding

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to another amazing week on The Bride Link! We always love it when we see boho weddings because they are always unique and beautiful in their own ways! Boho weddings are usually a little more relaxed and paired with chic elements. Decorations can be natural and unconventional yet playful and colorful too! This styled shoot is filled with vibrant and colorful bohemian vibes and we are living for it. If you are planning your wedding and are leaning more towards boho vibes then be sure to keep on reading to get some wedding inspiration!

This stunning styled shoot was taken at The Treehouse Vineyards in Monore, North Carolina, and let me tell you, this vineyard offers an elegantly rustic setting for the wedding of your dreams! This venue is such a perfect location for a budget-friendly wedding and gives off such boho vibes. Amy Ledyard is the brains behind this beautiful shoot and her vision along with her design for it was bright, vibrant, and full of...

Read More...
Close

50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.