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A Wedding Planner Does Not Plan Your Wedding… You Do!

So the other day, I had a newly engaged couple tell me, “We know that we don’t want to hire a wedding planner because we want to plan the wedding ourselves.” This statement has been on my mind ever since, and it has made me realize that there is still a huge misconception about wedding […]

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How To Plan An Engagement Party

The start of engagement season has officially arrived, and we’re already thinking slightly ahead toward celebrating an engagement… more specifically, how to plan an engagement party! I don’t know about you, but I will take any excuse to host or attend a party, and celebrating a newly engaged couple is at the top of my list (perhaps just […]

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How to know if a destination wedding is right for you

From the editor: Hi friends! So we talk all the time about what to do and when to do it when it comes to planning your wedding, but today I want to touch on something that I don’t think we’ve ever talked about here on ELD- destination weddings! A destination wedding is a whole other world […]

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5 Questions To Ask A Potential Wedding Planner

So you’re engaged? Congratulations! Once you’re done basking in the newly engaged glow, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty of booking your vendors. If you are hiring a wedding planner (or even thinking about it), they might will be one of the first people you need to hire. Of course it’s always great to do […]

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You NEED A Wedding Planner!

Today we’re talking about something close to my heart: the fact that every bride DESERVES a wedding planner. Yes my friend- you NEED a wedding planner, and you should have a wedding planner. Planning a wedding is stressful, and no one should have to have any additional amount of stress than what they already have! Before getting into […]

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What A Wedding Costs (When You Use Professionals)

Many of you may know that my goal for Every Last Detail is to educate brides- and the world- about weddings. A very large part of this involves spreading the word about what a wedding costs, and while it’s not always the happiest topic, it’s a very necessary aspect of wedding planning. And so, in 2012, I surveyed wedding […]

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The Best Wedding Planning Decision You Could Ever Make

So in case you weren’t already aware, I used to be a wedding planner. I planned weddings, designed weddings, and busted my butt at weddings. Before blogging full time, I was in the thick of everything having to do with weddings- which is also why I share wedding planning tips and advice so often here […]

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The Truth About Creating A Wedding Budget

If you are one of the lucky ladies to get engaged recently, I’m sure you’re soaring on cloud 9 – and you certainly should be. But, I’m sure you’re also excited and ready to begin diving into the planning process, right? You’ve started searching Pinterest, reading wedding blogs (isn’t ELD the BEST?!?!), seeking advice from […]

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How To Have Awesome Engagement Photos

One of the things that I was super excited about when it came to wedding planning was taking engagement photos. But it was also completely unknown territory to me. We had never had professional photos taken before, and so many questions came up as we were preparing for the session. What should we wear? Should […]

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When To Hire Your Wedding Vendors

A very common question that I hear from brides when they’re starting to plan their weddings is along the lines of when things should be done. Well, a large part of “getting things done” involves working with vendors, and therefore, the question then turns into “When to hire wedding vendors”.   The thing about hiring […]

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