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.

You have just one chance to get all of your essential information to your guests before they sit down ready to hear you say your vows: your wedding program. With this folded sheet (or sheets) of paper, you can provide…

Not all wedding cakes are equal. Some aren’t even white and some are shaped like gigantic swans, of course, but before you even get into choosing the shape and color of your cake, you're faced with the important…

Planning a wedding is like directing your own movie; you may be bursting with creative ideas, but you're going to need an army of specialized helpers to bring them to life. Just like a good movie begins with a good script…

If you've given thought to the pros and cons of planning a double wedding, and you know you want to share your special day with another couple, it's time to start planning the perfect wedding (well, weddings) day. The…

The holiday season is one of the most popular times for proposals for a few reasons. Often the love filling the air is tangible, giving most couples a slim chance of getting through it without gushing over each other in…

You're holding your wedding at the zoo, you're walking down the aisle as a couple wearing his-and-hers hairy hobbit feet, and–oh yes–your wedding cake is made entirely of pizza. You may be thrilled with your…

We look up to Hugh Hefner for his cache of decades-younger women and we followed Clooney’s fascinating single life with the utmost attention. While sometimes curious, we rarely question the existence of May-December…

Do you ever reach a point where all the bridal magazine pictures start blurring together? While devouring large swaths of wedding media is a great way to narrow down specific ideas you have (such as ways to include your…

Forget dreaming of a white Christmas; if you're saying "I do" over the winter holiday season you're more likely dreaming of white wedding dresses. But there's no reason to miss out on celebrating the holidays in addition…

Right up there with the bride’s dress, one of the main tiers of any traditional wedding is the cake. As times change and chefs get more creative, wedding cakes have begun to take many non-traditional forms. It…

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