Planning a wedding is hard.
From the dates, all the way to the send off (wedding sparklers we hope!) and honeymoon, there are a ton of things to think about.
And there are so many questions to ask yourself that it seems extremely overwhelming.
We set out to find 17 of the best wedding blogs to help you be able to plan your perfect wedding day.
These top wedding blogs write about finding the perfect theme, sticking to your budget, and more.
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Maigen Thomas started her blog after writing her first book, “Have a Wedding for $1000.”
After seeing the critics claim that “there wasn’t enough detail,” she decided to start her own blog and has been helping couples-to-be plan their wedding for $1000 (or less!) ever since.
On her site, Thomas covers how to save on every aspect of wedding planning including choosing invitations, choosing the right dress, booking venues, and more.
One of our favorite aspects of the site is the clever Budget Calculator which will help keep you on course as your plan the wedding of your dreams.
Based in San Francisco and Charleston, this photography and videography team is all about creating one-of-a-kind documentary wedding films and photography to help you remember your special day.
Their blog highlights their creative approach to wedding photography featuring their work from weddings at destinations across the globe including Costa Rica, Thailand, Iceland, Spain, Mexico, and more!
Whether you are looking for an international wedding photography team to memorialize your wedding or are simply looking for some wedding inspiration, this colorful blog with images from around the world is the place for you.
This Canadian wedding blog has something for just about everyone — no matter what phase of wedding planning you are in.
With detailed guides to themes, vendors, dress styles, wedding beauty, and more, these wedding specialists will help you plan literally every little detail of your wedding down to your table settings.
Elegant Wedding also hosts an annual Elegant Wedding Bridal Showcase in Montreal — a wonderful destination for any bride (or wedding professional) looking for some serious wedding inspiration.
Amy Jo of Bride Chic is an experienced wedding dress designer who helps brides make their wedding dress visions into reality.
This California-based designer has a passion for fashion history and loves reinterpreting vintage styles for the modern bride.
If you are on the hunt for some serious bridal style inspiration, this stylish wedding blog should do the trick!
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A publication of the lovely wedding style brand that helps brides find their perfect dress, Cocomelody’s blog is a beautiful resource for any bride-to-be that is looking for some serious fashion inspiration.
The brand’s blog features a lovely mix of wedding planning tips and real-life wedding profiles, as well as detailed information about bridal fashion.
We especially suggest the magazine’s “Wedding Dress 101” section, which includes information on pretty much everything you could ever want to know about choosing the perfect dress — with posts covering questions like how to correctly take your wedding dress measurements and why ordering fabric swatches is an important part of choosing the right gown for your big day.
This UK-based blog, founded by Elizabeth Muhmood Kane in 2011, has been a go-to wedding planning resource for couples planning their weddings and wedding professionals since it’s inception.
A “modern digital publication for hopeless romantics,” Bridal Musings curates a delightful mix of wedding fashion trends, real wedding features, planning advice, and everything in between to inspire you as you plan your big day. On the forefront of wedding trends, Bridal Musings has been featured in publications including Vogue, Refinery29, Glamour, and Buzzfeed thanks to Kane’s wonderful compilation of inspirational yet practical content.
Founded over ten years ago as an online destination for second hand wedding dresses, Once Wed has evolved into one of our favorite online resources for quality wedding planning content and inspiration.
Much more than a destination for one-of-a-kind vintage gowns, this website contains a wealth of knowledge for anyone planning a wedding. The useful content includes wedding planning ideas, DIY tips, real wedding profiles, and vendor guides — making Once Wed a valuable tool for both brides-to-be and wedding planners alike.
This delightful blog from floral design brand AFloral is a wonderful resource for any couple that is planning to create their own floral arrangements. AFloral’s blog includes stunning photos from real life wedding celebrations as well as useful tutorials on how to create stunning florals on your own.
In addition to being an authority on all things floral, this blog also includes wedding planning tips, decor ideas, and wedding trend rounds up that we can’t get enough of.
The site also allows couples to peruse their content by color, making it easy to find inspiration that will work with your specific design aesthetic.
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The Elizabeth Anne Designs blog is the online destination for all things related to elegant wedding planning. Whether you are looking for vendors, seeking inspiration, or on the hunt for concrete wedding planning tips, this site has you covered.
One of our favorite features is the site’s “Choose Your Colors” inspiration boards which contain beautifully-curated images to inspire based on your color palette of choice. If you want a serious dose of inspiration coupled with practical tips and tricks, this is the wedding blog for you.
We are big fans of the Budget Savvy Bride’s mission of “helping couples plan beautiful weddings without breaking the bank.” This practical and fun site is jam-packed with budgeting tools and money saving ideas.
Some of our favorite features of this blog include a “Free Printables” section (which offers everything from printable table numbers, to invitations, to seating charts), a “DIY Projects” category filled with money-saving projects, and a “Wedding Deals” section filled with promotions and sales that will save you a ton as you plan your big day.
If you are looking for an easy-to-use online resource that will help you plan an ethical, eco-friendly wedding, this is the site for you. The Natural Wedding Company is dedicated to helping couples plan timeless and beautiful weddings without having a negative impact on the environment — a mission we can get behind!
In addition to a thorough directory of environmentally-responsible vendors and artisans, this site also includes a fresh mix of wedding inspiration, tips and tricks, and real life wedding profiles making it a go-to resource for green weddings.
The Truly Engaging blog is an extension of the charming online wedding stationary shop, Magnet Street. Curated by wedding insiders, this blog is a valuable resource for all of your questions surrounding wedding save the dates, invitations, and thank you notes. Popular posts cover topics like invitation etiquette, how to design your own invitations, and save-the-date wording.
Additionally, the site includes free templates, samples, and tools to make choosing your wedding stationary a breeze. Whether you have a specific style in mind or are still on the hunt for the perfect stationary, we highly suggest checking out the family-owned business!
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Curated by wedding planning extraordinaire Mindy Weiss, this blog is an authority when it comes to planning a wedding or any celebration! This thoughtful resource covers a wide variety of topics including wedding trends, decor ideas, planning tips, and etiquette questions.
If you are on the hunt for free expert advice, Weiss’ blog will prove to be a useful resource that will walk you through every step of the wedding planning process.
Founded by Maggie Lord nearly 10 years ago, Rustic Wedding Chic the authority when it comes to inspiring couples that are planning country weddings.
Whether you are coordinating the details of a barnyard wedding, a lakeside soiree, a farm yard shindig, or a mountain destination event — Rustic Wedding Chic will have plenty of resources to help you execute you big day without a hitch.
The charming blog also includes curated content on popular topics, with one of our favorites including their “Wedding Planning 101” content which is a great starting point for any bride planning a rustic wedding.
A resource for global wedding inspiration, Burnett’s Boards is the perfect destination for anyone seeking eclectic ideas for their wedding. Filled with real life wedding albums and impeccably curated shoots, this blog is certain to get you excited about planning a wedding of your very own.
Have a color scheme in mind? Burnett’s also allows readers to search a wide variety of wedding inspiration boards based on color pallette to narrow down your search to the most relevant ideas based on your preferences. It’s like having a Pinterest board specially curated for your all of your wedding planning needs.
This UK-based blog was founded by Louise Baltruschat Hollis as she planned her own wedding in 2010, as a place to gather her wedding planning ideas in one place. The blog has now grown to be an inspirational forum for brides across the globe.
The interactive site includes a UK wedding directory, real wedding profiles, wedding planning tips, inspiration, and everything in between. Our favorite feature is the blog’s “Bride Diaries” which features true wedding planning accounts from brides to be.
Dedicated to “showcasing all things beautiful in the wedding industry” this elegant wedding blog features a little bit of something for everyone. The diverse content featured on Cake & Lace is guaranteed to leave those that are in the midst of wedding planning feeling inspired and refreshed.
In addition to impeccably styled shoots, the site includes tons of real-life wedding advice from a wide range of couples from around the globe.
If you are looking for a site that represents a diversity of styles, ethnicities, cultures, and sexual orientations, this is the wedding planning site for you.
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