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16 Wedding Details That Involve Bunnies

We've got three invitees to add to your guest list: Thumper, Peter Rabbit and Mr. Cottontail. With woodland weddings on the rise, it's only natural that the cutest woodland creatures make an appearance too. Here's how to make the bunny motif work as a wedding day accessory, a nature-inspired centerpiece or the best cocktail... read more

Copy These Lemon And Lime Bridal Shower Ideas

You can stop looking for a spring and summer bridal shower theme because we've got just the bright citrus inspiration to make up your mind. The colors alone will give the party a bright vibe. Standout details to steal from below include custom bridal Bingo, an all-lemon dessert menu and lime-lined centerpieces. But our favorite part?... read more

What Registry Items Are You Most Excited To Open? Here Are My Top 5

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Did you enjoy registering? I had mixed feelings about it. I'll admit that I was overwhelmed at committing to color schemes for everything from cast iron pots to stand mixers all in one weekend. But then, who doesn't love getting gifts? One of the more unexpected joys of being engaged has been watching as guests start... read more

Spending The Night Before The Wedding Together? Discuss!

  The night before your wedding is different because it's the night before your wedding. The big decision lots of couples are asking themselves is whether to spend it together or stick to tradition and sleep apart. It really is entirely up to you. There isn't a rule that says you have to but here's what's most important: that... read more

7 Ideas For A Morning-After Wedding Brunch

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A post-wedding brunch isn't required, but a casual get-together where you can say proper goodbyes and give guests can soothe their hangovers (caused by your epic after-party obviously) definitely won't go unappreciated. To pull it off, it doesn't have to be complicated. Go simple with the decor -- reuse items from your wedding reception like any leftover wedding centerpieces... read more

The National Average Cost Of A Wedding Is…

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Each year we survey nearly 13,000 brides that have gotten married in the last year to find out their wedding budget, style preferences, and other key details. It's called The Knot Real Weddings Study, and we have to be honest, our findings are eye-opening. For starters, the national average cost of a wedding is at an all-time high since... read more

Why My Wedding Date Is Especially Significant

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This is the sixth installment in a series of posts from The Knot Dream Wedding bride-to-be Rebekah Gregory. Follow our blog for weekly updates on everything from the proposal to her wedding planning and be sure to vote each week on the latest details: TheKnot.com/DreamWedding. Plus, don't forget to tune in on April 4... read more

16 Creative Ways To Display Family Photos At Your Wedding

Your wedding day is the perfect time to break out and showcase the old family photos. Think about it: When you get married, you're essentially creating a new family. It couldn't be more appropriate! The best part is that family photos are not only meaningful, they make for great wedding decor too. Use them for sentimental pops... read more

I’ve Got The Dress — And A Whole New Perspective!

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This is the fifth installment in a series of posts from The Knot Dream Wedding bride-to-be Rebekah Gregory. Follow our blog for weekly updates on everything from the proposal to her wedding planning and be sure to vote each week on the latest details: TheKnot.com/DreamWedding. Last night as we were sitting on a plane... read more

14 Outrageous Wedding Secrets You Can Totally Relate To

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If you're planning a wedding, then there's bound to be a few problems along the way that you have to get off your chest (whether it's family drama, a surprise plan or something something silly you've always wanted for your wedding day, but are too embarrassed to share). Well we scanned Whisper... read more
No matter where you wed, first impressions are essential. A personalized entryway will make your site more welcoming and help guests feel at home almost immediately. If you're having an outdoor wedding, hang leis of orchids or sun-catching glass ornaments on the surrounding trees. For a ballroom, have your florist create an escort card table arrangement with plenty of height so it's the first thing guests see. A rustic affair calls for tons of lanterns lining the pathways.  
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