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Our Favorite Ring Bearer Gift Ideas (Shop by Age!)

Ring Bearer Gift Guide | Blog.TheKnot.com
  Gifts are the best way to thank your bridal party part of your day -- and that goes for your ring bearer too! While it's definitely not mandatory to get your ring bearer a gift, it's a nice gesture that their parents will appreciate and has an added benefit too. A quiet toy... read more

Hot Topic: How Well Do You Get Along With Your In-Laws?

Bride and groom toast with champagne Thinkstock
Even if they mean well, in-laws can often push buttons. After all, they’re family, so there will be tough times and great times -- but when you don’t see eye-to-eye, try to laugh the disagreements off (when you can) instead of fueling family feuds. Here, Nesties open up on how they feel about their in-laws:... read more

Serve These Creamy Peppermint White Russians at Your Winter Engagement Party

Peppermint White Russian
While you’re busy baking all of the Christmas cookies, why not mix up a festive holiday cocktail, too? Go ahead and ditch that glass of eggnog, because this creamy peppermint White Russian is definitely your new favorite seasonal sipper -- and perfect for a winter engagement party! What You’ll Need: Heavy cream Vodka Kahlúa Peppermint Schnapps Crushed... read more

Hot Topic: How Can I Bring Up A Prenup?

How to discuss a prenup | Maria Sbytova | blog.theknot.comMaria Sbytova
When you're planning your wedding, it's probably easy (and fun!) to talk about cakes, favors and food with your partner. Talking about prenups? Not so easy. But, getting married means you're starting your life together, and talking about getting one forces you both to face your finances and start planning for the future. While it might not... read more

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin Are Televising Their Wedding on February 5!

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin pose at an eventGetty Images
Lance Bass and Michael Turchin are joining the long list of celebrities that televised their weddings! The engaged couple decided to televise their wedding on E! on February 5, making it the first American network to broadcast a wedding between two men. However, the 90-minute Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding special will be taped on... read more

8 Whimsical Ways Your Wedding Could Look Like 'Frozen'

Queen Elsa and snowflake wedding cakeJessica Miller Photography
If you haven't been able to "Let It Go" with your obsession for Frozen, good news! Winter-inspired details always add an ethereal, romantic touch to any wedding, so if you feel like giving Arendelle a run for its money, consider adding a few icy-blue and snowy details to your ceremony and reception. The cold... read more

8 Favorite Foods From Childhood to Serve at Your Wedding (#TBT)

Serve These Childhood Favorites at Your Wedding |Blog.TheKnot.com
Your menu is the perfect place to add personalization and have a little fun. We love the idea of taking a more casual approach to wedding food, and are huge fans of trends like breakfast for dessert and comfort food dishes. And the new creative idea we're seeing these days is taking your... read more

The 7 Best Celebrity Engagement Ring Trends of 2014!

Andi Dorfman engagement ringAndi Dorfman via Instagram
While 2014 celebrity engagement rings could be described in three words -- big, bigger and biggest -- the different ring trends we saw ranged from colorful gems to dazzling halos (make Andi Dorfman's a double!). Here are the top seven trends we loved this year: Halo Setting When Emma Roberts unveiled her rose... read more

This Wedding In Kenya Will Seriously Take Your Breath Away

ceremony exit in masai mara kenya | Jonas Peterson | The Knot blog
Our editors at The Knot see beautiful weddings everyday, but now and again there's a wedding and a story that absolutely takes our breath away, and this one does just that. Nina and Sebastian chose to have a destination wedding in Kenya where bride-to-be Nina had been working on... read more

10 Ways to Use Pine Tree Details at Your Wedding

Pine Tree Wedding Decor | Jessica Oh Photography | blog.theknot.comJessica Oh Photography
If you're looking to spruce up (sorry, we had to!) your wedding decor, look no further than adding a few sprigs of an evergreen tree. As a plant that can be simultaneously rustic and glam, wintery or summery, and outdoor or indoor, a little conifer detail can literally fit in anywhere. Surround 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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