Simone Hill

From: Atlanta, GA Favorite Celebrity Wedding: Nicole Richie and Joel Madden. Veil or no veil?: Some sort of headpiece, but not necessarily a veil. One thing I would never leave home without: Bobby pins and a book, sorry that's two! Piece I look forward to every week: How We Marry At Find me on Twitter! @sim1hill

And the Hottest Wedding Trends of 2015 Are...

2015 Wedding Trends Sneak Peek |
We don’t have a crystal ball but we do have our pulse on what’s hot in the world of weddings. From Wild West weddings on the ranch to bridal jumpsuits and GoPro wedding videos, here’s what’s new for 2015. Photos clockwise from left: Luna Photo; Theo Milo Photography; The Nichols Photography; The Nichols... read more

Announce My Engagement Right Before My Friend's Wedding?

Is It Ok To Announce My Engagement If My Friend Is Getting Married Soon?Olivia Griffin Photography
You just got engaged (congrats!), and of course you want to share the news. But what if it also happens to be the same month or even week of your best friend or sister's wedding (this actually happened to a to-be-wed on our Just Engaged board!). Do you wait until after their wedding to announce your... read more

Get the Scoop on Desiree Hartsock and Chris Sigfried's Wedding

Desiree Hartsock and Chris Sigfried's Behind-the-Scenes Wedding Planning | Blog.TheKnot.comKate Mathis, Desiree Hartsock via
The Bachelorette's Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried are getting married this winter! So we got the scoop from the former reality tv star-turned bridal fashion designer on all the details from their style to how they split up wedding planning responsibilities. Read on for the details you haven’t heard about their wedding planning yet. 1. Even though I... read more

Elope In Style With These Chic Ideas

Chic Elopement Style |
Just because you're not going the traditional wedding route doesn't mean you can't have a stylish affair just for two (or a few if you're bringing friends along!). Planning details like a professional photographer, pretty bouquet and a gourmet spread can help make going to the courthouse feel just as romantic as walking down an aisle. See how... read more

Love the Leafy Look? See What Goes Into This Centerpiece

Anatomy of a Leafy Centerpiece |
Don't get us wrong, we're obsessed with flowers but lately we've been seeing leaves take center stage in wedding centerpieces and bouquets. And you can get just as much variety in a floral arrangement made entirely or mostly of leaves as you can with one with blooms. Eucalyptus is one of the most on... read more

The Prettiest, Coolest and Most Inspiring Details of the Year

From colorful embroidered wedding dresses to a flamingo-themed wedding, 2014 was full of inspiring wedding details. We rounded up the best of the best to highlight the wedding details that we couldn't stop talking about all year long (from super-sized cakes to the over-the-top Kimye wedding). Take a look back on the most awe-inspiring wedding ideas of the year.... read more

Expert Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

4 Things We Learned From Candice Coppola | Blog.TheKnot.comCarla Ten Eyck
Amazing destination wedding photos might make planning one look easy, but there's quite a bit of work that goes on behind the scenes to make sure it goes off without a hitch. So we enlisted the help of Candice Coppola, founder of Jubilee Events for her secrets to pulling off a... read more

See The Best Wedding Cakes of the Year

We look at pretty wedding cakes all day, every day but there are always those that stand out, and 2014 proved to be a super stylish year in the wedding cake department. Even though we saw the rise of creatively displayed alternative wedding desserts like doughnuts, cake push-pops and good ol' fashion... read more

Our Favorite Wedding Chair Signs You Can Buy

Wedding chair signs are just one more way you can put a spin on your wedding, and they have a practical purpose too -- they let guests know where you'll be seated at the reception. And if you're not crafty or need to skip ahead a few steps in the DIY playbook then there's nothing wrong... read more

Top Cake Tips Straight From a Baker

Christine Pereira Cakes |
An amazing cake is like a work of art, it looks too pretty to eat (well, almost!). Behind all of that frosting and flour is a ton of creativity and workmanship from bakers like New Jersey-based Christine Pereira founder of Design Cakes creates those kind of confections that are really awe-inspiring (like a... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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