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.

Isn't it wonderful to see the impressed looks on friends' faces when you announce that you'll be sewing your own wedding dress, arranging your own bridesmaids' bouquets, and even hand-churning the cream for your wedding…

Choosing the right wedding food is important. After spending a few hours watching your wedding ceremony, your guests will join you at your reception and likely be ravenous for whatever hors d'oeuvres and entrees you offer…

Since you got engaged (and, let's face it, probably before), you've gotten a little excited when you see other people's engagement photo shoots. The perfect kiss; the sunlight just right; the entire set of pictures…

The summer temperatures have barely dropped, but now that the calendar has switched to September, fall is suddenly everywhere you look. Along with the premature Halloween decorations, America’s love for…

You probably already know the importance of decorating your invitations, because they're the first glimpse your guests will have of your upcoming wedding. But what about their literal first glimpse of the wedding itself…

There’s no denying it: just like the bride and groom, weddings and alcohol go hand in hand. It’s not uncommon for the betrothed couple to be questioned about their bar situation before they’ve even sent…

When your wedding guests sit down for dinner, how will they know where to go? Many couples use seating arrangements to pair their guests with like-minded dinner companions while the reception food is served. However…

George Clooney may have two Oscars under his belt, but he’s just as famous for who gets to take off that belt as he is his acting ability. Rarely seen without a gorgeous young girl on his arm, the silver fox painted…

Hiring wedding vendors can be a little intimidating. After all, most of us have never had reason to hire a professional decorator before, let alone an entire catering team. When you start planning a formal wedding…

When you want to give your guests something truly unique to savor, there's nothing better than customized cookies. Custom cookies are the hot new wedding trend because they show off a piece of your personalities. Serve…

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