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Why It’s Never Too Late to Hire a Wedding Planner

Why It’s Never Too Late to Hire a Wedding Planner

Even self-professed type-A, uber-organized brides who have every intention of acing this whole wedding planning thing, may be feeling overwhelmed or unsure of what steps to take next. Don't worry, you're not alone! COVID-19 has certainly thrown a wrench into many...

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Plan Your Perfect Wedding in South Walton, Florida

Plan Your Perfect Wedding in South Walton, Florida

Imagine saying “I do” in a beautiful beach ceremony, a quaint garden celebration surrounded by color, or an elegant affair at a luxury resort. In South Walton, Florida, you can have it all. This upscale yet relaxing destination was named one of “The World’s Greatest...

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Planning Your Dream Honeymoon in the Time of Covid

Planning Your Dream Honeymoon in the Time of Covid

Social distancing and changed plans have been challenging for everyone, but for happily engaged couples who were getting ready for their big day – and big getaway, the disappointment can hit extra-hard. No matter how you are adjusting your plans, whether reducing the...

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18 Smart Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

18 Smart Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Written by Shiv Nanda of Moneytap.com Weddings are expensive. That said, there’s a lot of hype around how expensive weddings are, but the truth is, weddings can be as expensive or inexpensive as you want them to be. If you are on a budget, you can still have a...

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From Stressed Out To Blissed Out

From Stressed Out To Blissed Out

Reducing Wedding Planning Stress with Nutrition By Hanna Sender Let's talk about stress, shall we? Plain and simple, planning a wedding is stressful. Whether you're planning a big soiree or a small, intimate dinner party - you're inevitably going to encounter moments...

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Tips & Tricks from Alys Beach’s In-House Wedding Expert

Tips & Tricks from Alys Beach’s In-House Wedding Expert

Paul Johnson Photography Offering an unrivaled sense of escape, Alys Beach is an emerging community nestled along Northwest Florida's scenic Highway 30A. Drawing inspiration from Bermuda, Antigua, and Guatemala, Alys Beach's stark white buildings and private courtyard...

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Wedding Venues with Peacocks, Alpacas, and Deer, Oh My!

Wedding Venues with Peacocks, Alpacas, and Deer, Oh My!

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming and finding the perfect venue to reflect the personality and interests of the couple can be close to impossible. For brides who are true animal lovers and are looking for beautiful venues, we’ve compiled the top spots in Texas...

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Chic Garden Wedding Inspiration

Chic Garden Wedding Inspiration

If you're indecisive about what your wedding colors should be, go monochromatic in shades of white and soft grey. Of course some people may think a wedding without pops of color is boring, but we much prefer the terms timeless and elegant. By surrounding yourself in...

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Equestrian Inspired Bride

Equestrian Inspired Bride

Feeling stuck on what to do for your bridal portraits? A fun way to switch up those traditional bridal portraits is by incorporating aspects of one of your favorite hobbies or an activity that is special to you and your man into the photoshoot. The best part is that...

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Charming Rustic Wedding Inspiration

Charming Rustic Wedding Inspiration

The Bridle Oaks Barn in Deland, Florida is such a beautiful backdrop for the rustic wedding inspiration. The wooden altar with a vintage chandelier is truly the centerpiece of the entire photoshoot and really sets the mood for the effortless outdoorsy theme. To really...

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Modern & Minimal Christmas Inspiration

Modern & Minimal Christmas Inspiration

Having a Christmas inspired wedding reception doesn't have to be decked out in reds and greens to be totally festive. Instead, check out this 'modern & minimal' Christmas color palette of black, white, gold, and blush. It's a classy new take on Christmas cheer....

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Eclectic Mountaintop Vow Renewal

Eclectic Mountaintop Vow Renewal

Contrary to popular belief, vow renewals don't have to be a grand, formal affair. They can be much quieter and intimate if that's more your speed. All that truly matters the most is you, your number one man, and of course some tasty little treats to munch on...

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Bohemian Garden Wedding Inspiration

Bohemian Garden Wedding Inspiration

Bohemian weddings are always so dreamy. Adding a little boho flair to your casual wedding can transform it into a more elegant affair without expensive, over the top decor. The invitations are your guests' first introduction to your wedding, and these dainty white...

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Georgia Vineyard Inspirational Wedding Venue

Georgia Vineyard Inspirational Wedding Venue

Kaya Vineyard & Winery in Northern Georgia is the beautiful location for this amazing wedding inspirational wedding venue. Amongst the bounty of greenery of the vineyard, deep reds and soft hues of pink were used to accent this vineyard wedding in the mountains....

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Romantic Halloween Wedding Inspiration

Romantic Halloween Wedding Inspiration

Halloween inspired weddings can be tricky to pull off, but with the right subtle accents, you can convey that spooky Halloween feel without having to hang ghost and goblin decorations. The devil is truly in the details. The abundance of succulent vines and flowers of...

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Fresh and Formal Wedding Inspiration

Fresh and Formal Wedding Inspiration

Having a formal wedding doesn't mean you can't have fun with your decorations. The sweeping staircase and grand ballroom with its checkered floors and lofty ceilings of the Separk Mansion are a stunning backdrop for a lush formal wedding. Switch up the traditional...

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7 Money Tips for Newlyweds From Rachel Cruze

7 Money Tips for Newlyweds From Rachel Cruze

Have you thought about what life looks like after you get married? It’s easy to get so caught up in being engaged, booking your honeymoon, and planning for the big day that you forget all about life on the other side. But today, I want you to stop for a minute, take a...

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10 Ways to Plan a Wedding on a Budget by Rachel Cruze

10 Ways to Plan a Wedding on a Budget by Rachel Cruze

Are you planning a wedding? Congratulations! Your wedding day will likely be one of the best days of your entire life. As you start to think about details, I want you to keep this in mind: You don’t need to go into debt to have an amazing wedding. After all, no one...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Marriage by Rachel Cruze

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Marriage by Rachel Cruze

There are many important conversations to be had before the “I do’s” are exchanged on the big day. Money is often the topic avoided by couples and Rachel Cruze is here to help you realize how important this topic truly is. Regardless, if you are the spender or the...

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The Tutwiler Hotel’s European Wedding Inspiration

The Tutwiler Hotel’s European Wedding Inspiration

The Tutwiler Hotel's European Wedding Inspiration is so fresh and lovely and all right in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama. We love their inspiration behind the shoot, see all the pretty details below.  We called our inspiration bride, Joy. Joy’s look was inspired by...

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Wedding Flower Rental: Something Borrowed Blooms

Wedding Flower Rental: Something Borrowed Blooms

We believe all brides should have the wedding flowers of their dreams without breaking the bank or sacrificing on the honeymoon. We’re a team of cousins with a love for all things pretty and we’re modernizing the way brides plan and pay for their wedding flowers --...

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Now Accepting Styled Shoot Submissions

Now Accepting Styled Shoot Submissions

It's that lovely time of year where we are accepting new styled shoot submissions for our upcoming Winter/Spring 2019 issue. If you are a photographer, wedding planner, floral designer or anyone in the industry who would love to submit a styled shoot to Southern Bride...

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Group Gifting on Amazon.com

Group Gifting on Amazon.com

Have you seen Amazon’s new group gifting feature for wedding registries? Group gifting would probably be the only way we could get something off of Meghan and Harry’s registry! Thanks to this new feature, happy couples can now choose from Amazon’s vast selection, such...

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Five Reasons to Get Married at the Loveless Cafe

Five Reasons to Get Married at the Loveless Cafe

One | Southern hospitality with a historic backdrop Southern hospitality has been a part of the Loveless Cafe for over 65 years. Given the roots of big-hearted hospitality and a mouth-watering menu, it is no wonder that the Loveless Cafe has become a Nashville...

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5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Veil

5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Veil

Once you find the dress, it’s time to decide if a veil will be a part of your big day look. While this may seem like a simple task, choosing your veil should be carefully considered. Why? You most likely put a great deal of time (and money) into finding the perfect...

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