What is a Micro Wedding?

Micro weddings are becoming more and more popular! What is a micro wedding, you ask? Tiny weddings or micro weddings usually consist of 30 or fewer guests. A more intimate wedding option, they represent a substantial cost saving over traditional events. That's just the beginning! Join us for more below! Before we get started, don't forget to grab a FREE copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit List to ensure you have everything you need!

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Today, we're talking about a new trend that we've seen growing and growing, and it's all about micro weddings! We're going to tell you a bit about what they are and the reasons you might want to have one. We'll include some extra special tips on how to have a fabulous micro wedding as well! We've brought in our expert from Chapel in the Hollow, Chastidyi, to discuss everything with us. Not only is she a venue owner, but she also specializes...


Colorful Summer Wedding

With wedding season being here we are loving how this styled shoot turned out. This colorful summer inspired shoot at Highlands Chapel at Howe Farms is sure to bring fresh and fun ideas to your wedding planning! The wedding vendors put so much time into this elegant shoot that everything turned out absolutely perfect, from the wedding venue to the little details I promise you that you won’t be disappointed. So, if you are looking for some summer wedding inspiration then keep on reading.

The styled shoot was held at the newly built Highlands Chapel at Howe Farms in Georgetown, Tennessee in a  white chapel with views of the rolling hills and waterfront scenery.  This chapel is filled with modern elegance and can accommodate 150 guests, for the option of an indoor or outdoor ceremony and reception and it also features a catering kitchen, groom's room, bridal suite, and outdoor patio. The outdoor patio is topped with bistro lighting and is perfect for your first dance,...


Wedding Catering Service: Must Ask Questions


Wedding Catering Service:

Must-Ask Questions

Today we're discussing details you need to consider when planning a wedding catering service! With us is Destinee from Rothchild Catering! We'll review the essential wedding catering questions you should ask and other "must ask questions" when selecting a caterer for your wedding!

When considering your wedding catering cost, there are so many small details and answers needed before you can reach a total amount per guest. Destinee walks us through what's involved in serving guests at your wedding successfully. Delicious wedding catering food isn't easy to pull off, so we recommend hiring a pro like Rothchild Catering to feed your guests safely and with expert service! Check out our Clean-Up Fact Sheet, filled with valuable tips to ensure you get 100% of your venue deposit returned! 


Lindsay: Hi Destinee, thanks for joining us today!


Destinee: Thank you for having me here! I'm so excited to be talking...


Romantic Oceanside Wedding

If you ever dreamed of having a romantic coastal oceanside wedding then Erin and Evan’s wedding story is going to give you a lot of wedding inspiration. Erin, Evan, and their 1-year-old EJ celebrated together at the Westin with a ceremony on the Ocean Deck and reception in the Grande Ocean Terrace at Hilton Head in South Carolina. The high school sweetheart’s vision for their wedding was light colors, beautiful pale flowers, with a simple and elegant feel, and let me tell you, that is exactly was they delivered! 

The couple had their romantic ceremony on the ocean deck at the Westin in Hilton Head and were surrounded by family and friends. Erin wore a breathtaking dress from the Ivory and Beau boutique! The dress had so many details and filled with lace! If you are looking for a wedding dress that incorporates lace then Erin’s dress has the perfect wedding dress inspiration. 

She chose the colors lavender haze for her bridesmaid dresses that were from...


Knoxville Wedding Videographer - Jake Shick Productions

Knoxville Wedding Videographer

Jake Shick Productions

Finding a Knoxville wedding videographer is easy with The Bride Link! Our Wedding Directory boasts tons of quality professionals who'd love to help with your wedding day. From booking the best wedding videographers in Knoxville and The Smoky Mountains to decor, officiants, and bartenders, find it all on The Bride Link. 

How important is wedding videography? Is booking a videographer worth the cost when planning a wedding? We've already booked a wedding photographer, so that should be enough, right? Almost every couple asks themselves these questions while planning a wedding. Most don't know that not booking a wedding videographer is one of the biggest regrets couples express after their event is over!

We've brought in Jake Shick, from Jake Shick Productions, a Knoxville wedding videographer, to discuss why capturing your wedding on video is worth it! Every couple should consider the pros and cons of booking wedding...


Wedding Hair Extensions: The Dos and Don'ts for the Perfect Bridal ‘Do

Wedding Hair Extensions: The Dos and Don'ts for the Perfect Bridal ‘Do

Your wedding day will be one of the most important and memorable occasions of your life. Naturally, you want to make sure everything is perfect. From your wedding makeup to your shoes, your dress, and your hair, so much thought and attention go into every little detail to ensure your day goes off without a hitch. Of course, you’ll want to look your absolute best in the process. Whether you’re looking to add a bit of volume to your updo, or considering a splash of color on the big day, Zala clip-in hair extensions are the perfect solution for achieving your ideal bridal look. Here’s our list of dos and don’ts for the perfect wedding day ’do, along with some handy tips to help you out.

1. DO go for a practice run.

You want to stand out on your big day. It is YOUR (Ok, and maybe your partner’s) big day, after all. Don’t be shy. Clip-in extensions are the perfect option...


Six Ways To Cure Your Post-Wedding Blues

Six Ways To Cure Your Post-Wedding Blues

First, you have a bridal shower followed by your engagement, bachelorette parties, your big wedding day, and then depression. Wait, what? Post-wedding blues are not uncommon. Although it is majorly seen in women, it can be seen among many other people too like parents, relatives, etc. . It is every girl’s dream to have a beautiful wedding as it is one of the remarkable and most memorable milestones of her life. 

With year-long planning, a series of various events ranging from cocktail parties, bridal showers, meanwhile meeting your best friends and your relatives, being the center of attention, and then suddenly realizing that your big day is over, it is pretty natural to feel low and depressed. More and more newlyweds are experiencing and anxious about it. At this unexpected low time after your wedding, when you feel that emptiness, we call post-wedding blues most of the time for weeks or maybe months. 


Why Do People...


5 Tips to Plan Your Wedding Flowers Perfectly

5 Tips to Plan Your Wedding Flowers Perfectly

Flowers are one of the most iconic parts of your wedding, and getting them just perfect will help set the tone for a spectacular event. If you’re not very experienced in wedding planning, it may seem overwhelming, especially with all the different arrangements you’ll need. However, with the following tips, you’ll soon feel confident and ready to plan the wedding of your dreams.

  • Choose a vendor you trust

Finding a florist you feel confident working with is the first step in planning perfection. Even if they do fantastic work, it’s equally as important you feel comfortable chatting with them. Everyone wants something different from their wedding florist. You may need someone who will take the reins completely, or you may work better with someone who gives you creative control. Look for a personality and style match you can foster a good relationship with.

  • Know your vision (and budget)

Having a firm idea of...


Wedding Send Off Ideas


Wedding Send Off Ideas

Welcome to The Bride Link podcast, your home for expert wedding planning advice! Today, we want to talk a little bit more about alternatives to a sparkler exit! These wedding exit ideas still light up without the dangers of a wedding send off with sparklers. Using sparklers as a grand exit for your wedding can be stunning but you've probably seen it a ton of times on Instagram or a friend's wedding! There are other wedding send off ideas out there! Let's chat about some! But first, don't forget your FREE copy of our Ceremony Cheat Sheet to help keep your planning!

First up, using fireworks!

Our first suggestion is not a cheap alternative so if you're not doing a sparkler exit because of budgetary reasons, you can skip this one. If you have room in your budget then having fireworks go off at the end of your wedding can be the highlight of the evening! Most guests won't expect it and are usually stunned when they begin! To do this correctly, you're will need to...


Five Backyard Wedding Ideas That Will Make You Say WOW!


A backyard wedding style has to be one of our favorites! It is intimate, more detailed, and most of all, it is budget-friendly! The right backyard wedding idea can be a tremendous hit with your family and friends. And since most backyard weddings involve smaller groups, it's that much easier to get everyone involved in the fun. Keep in mind, having a backyard wedding does not necessarily mean your wedding has to be in your backyard; you can always rent out estates with amazing views if you need a bit more room and a view! Either way, small or big, there are countless ideas for a backyard wedding. Sharing that process with your family and friends while planning your backyard wedding is an incredibly unique experience most brides don't get!

Here are five backyard wedding ideas that will make you say "WOW"!



Adding a selfie station to your backyard wedding checklist helps you capture intimate...


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