Wedding Blog

Congratulations! Planning your wedding is an exciting, beautiful, and occasionally nerve-wracking experience. Whether you've known exactly what your wedding would look like since you were in elementary school, or you've just started to brainstorm ideas recently, the Gathering Guide Wedding Blog can help you create the wedding of your dreams. Stay abreast of the latest wedding trends. Find out what to bring to cake tastings. Try your hand at DIY wedding gown embellishments. From choosing the right vendors to navigating tricky etiquette, the articles below offer instruction and inspiration as you prepare for the big day.

No one likes a bridezilla. We've all heard the horror stories of brides smashing their fists into offending wedding cakes and locking themselves in hot cars to weep through their receptions. But did you know that wedding…

You've probably been to a wedding with a candy bar. The guests got little bags to fill with their favorite selection of sweets to take home as wedding favors. Candy bars are popular for the same reason buffets are: they…

Asking your close friends for large sums of money is intimidating. No one likes being put in the position of begging for a lifeline when there's not enough cash to cover the month's rent, for example. However, when…

The average guest pays a lot of attention to the food, drinks, and music at your wedding reception. If the guest is especially observant, he may notice the decorations around the ceiling corners. The one area even the…

The Olsen twins have been out of the spotlight for a few years now, but Mary-Kate has been making headlines recently after she was spotted with a new sparkler on her finger. She has been dating banker Olivier Sarkozy…

For most brides and grooms, getting up in front of a crowd and giving speeches is quite enough performing for one lifetime. However, if you've got a few more tricks up your sleeves, a wedding day is also a fantastic time…

When you're deeply in love, it's easy to think that nothing can ever come between the two of you. However, sometimes the worst happens and one of you ends up behind bars. Whether you're eagerly engaged to someone serving…

After you announce your engagement, the questions start pouring in. One of the most common of these is, "What are your wedding colors?" Well-meaning people want to get you gifts that will match, after all. But for some…

Sure, you could print your wedding invitations on your home printer and call it a day. But when you want that extra touch of elegance, hand-written calligraphy is the answer. From the first Save the Dates, your wedding…

Ask a relationship coach, and you'll hear that "happily ever after" isn't as easy as the fairy tales make it seem; real marriages take care and attention in order to thrive. But there's no reason you can't celebrate the…

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