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 and your fiancé think snuggling up with a mug of hot chocolate and a movie like “Hellraiser” is the most romantic date night ever, but some of your relatives are slightly less understanding. When it…

Weddings use a lot of paper. From the engagement announcements to the invitations and RSVP envelopes; from the ceremony programs to the thank-you cards; from start to finish, weddings depend on reams of paper to create a…

You probably roll your eyes at the old knock-knock joke that ends, "Orange you glad I didn't say banana?" And plenty of people roll their eyes at the idea that orange, the color of traffic cones and failed faux-tans…

Everyone already knows the fuss about calligraphy on wedding invitations and announcements. When couples want to add a touch of elegance, they hire a calligrapher to letter their envelopes. If they're feeling especially…

Looking back at the 2014 wedding season, there’s a common thread among many of the more publicized ceremonies that took place (besides the threads that made up all the gorgeous white dresses). This year more than…

Your wedding is more than a celebration of the joining of two lives. It's also a chance for old friends to see each other again, and for two family reunions to happen in the same room. Since weddings are major life events…

This year was a monumental year for big weddings. From George Clooney and Brangelina to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, we finally witnessed some of the weddings we’ve been waiting years for, as well as one or two we…

Will Francis and Adrian Van Allen knew within a week of meeting each other that they wanted to get married. They conspired (in possibly the most romantic discussions ever) about how soon they could get…

When you're in love and planning a wedding, your celebration should match the glorious feelings inside of you. What colors could be more appropriate than resplendent silver and majestic gold? The precious metals have been…

For autumn brides, wedding season means a world of opportunities to explore the bolder side of the color palette. You're not limited to blushing spring tones; deep red lips, glittering gold nails, and smoky, mysterious…

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