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Thinking About Working In The Wedding Industry?

[Editor's note: Hi friends! This post from Debbie is a little different from the usual "Tips" posts here on ELD, but it's SO needed. Over the years, I've received countless emails from brides who are interested in working in the wedding industry. It's not uncommon to plan your wedding and fall in love with the […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Enjoy Your Engagement

“Enjoy the engagement. Don’t get so wrapped up in the wedding planning that you lose sight of being a fiancée for a short time.” – Hope of Hope Artistry   Hope Artistry, LLC  contact: Hope Henderson email: hope@hopeartistry.com | phone: 239.233.0256 website: http://www.hopeartistry.com twitter: Follow @hopeartistry | facebook: “Like” Hope Artistry! location: Chicago, Florida, Illinois, South FL, West Coast FL | type: Beauty style: Classic, Modern | price: $$$, $$, $

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Wedding Planning Advice: Research Is Key!

“I would love to say “don’t sweat the small stuff”… but I’m not sure there’s a bride in the world who doesn’t worry about everything related to her wedding – big and small. So instead I’ll say that research is key in planning your wedding… create a planning timeline and stick to it so you […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Take Time To Enjoy

“First of all, savor this exciting time of your life. Yes, much of it will be spent planning for the big day and making decisions on vendors, details, etc., but take the time to enjoy each other and this special stage in your relationship. Secondly, choose vendors that you feel a personal connection to and […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Know Your Budget!

“Having an idea of your budget is important to start the planning process. Also, the team of vendors you select make your wedding day, so create the very best team possible.” – Nicole Kaney of NK Productions Wedding Planning   NK Productions Wedding Planning  contact: Nicole Kaney email: nicole@nkproductions.net | phone: 941.362.1088 website: http://www.nkproductions.net twitter: Follow @nkaney | facebook: “Like” NK Productions Wedding Planning! location: Florida, South […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help!

“Enjoy the process and ask for help when you need it! Your family and friends are there to support you, so don’t be afraid to ask for help. Also, make sure you find vendors that you get along well with and match up with your personal style.” – Rachel of Life In Bloom    Life […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Don’t Get Attached To A Date

“Don’t get attached to the date before you have your vendors. We see this so much, a couple getting attached or tied to a date before they get they get their favorite vendors and then not being able to switch it. Make a list of you top 3 priorities and contact them all with a […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Hire Vendors You Connect With

“Make sure to hire vendors that you really connect with. When I really click with a bride and groom, by the time I get to the wedding day I feel like I’m photographing old friends. I love it!” – Kelly Cummings of Spindle Photography   Spindle Photography  contact: Kelly Cummings email: kelly@spindlephotography.com | phone: 205.356.2061 website: http://spindlephotography.com twitter: Follow @spindlephoto | facebook: “Like” Spindle Photography! […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Get Crafty, Make It Personal, & Don’t Skimp!

“We have 3 pieces of advice: – Get crafty! There is no shame in creating all of your wedding details yourself. – Make it personal by implementing family heirlooms or keepsakes. – Don’t skimp on the photographer (or coordinator!)” – Jaclyn of At Last Wedding + Event Design   At Last Wedding + Event Design […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Everything Will Work Out

Image by Justin DeMutiis Photography, via Emerald Green Aviation-Inspired Wedding Inspiration “It will all come together! The saddest thing to me is when a bride is down in the dumps about her wedding day because she is listening to other’s opinions or is bogged down with any sort of pressure. Enjoy this time! You will never […]

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