Aug. 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Wedding - Twitter for Brides

TAGS: TWITTER, WEDDING PLANNING


You may be a little confused with this whole Twitter thing... don't worry, you're not alone. We've had many Brides ask us "What is twitter even for?" and more importantly "How can Twitter help me plan my wedding?"

Follow SmartBride on Twitter to Save on your dream wedding


The whole wedding industry has embraced Twitter as a easy way to update brides. Twitter is not just a place to see what your coworker ate for lunch today (although it can be a great community to support fellow Brides-to-be in your quest for the ultimate wedding day body). Twitter allows you follow wedding professionals and experts from across the county (and the world) and receive quick updates or links to the latest wedding ideas and trends. We've compiled a list of our favorite wedding vendors tweeting great deals, tips and amazing wedding resources day in and day out.


Here's how to get started:

July 20, 2009, 8:30 a.m. by BRIDE_TO_BE

INSPIRATION: Online and On the Cheap Wedding Planning

TAGS: WEDDING PLANNING, PRE-WEDDING TIPS

As I mentioned in my first post Stick to Your Decisions , I'm not one of those girls who's been planning her wedding since she was old enough to say "bride". Once the initial excitement of being engaged ever-so-slightly settled, the first task on the list of many forthcoming to-dos was to start collecting inspiration.

Heather Watterworth's' Inspiration Board

Aug. 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m. by TALENEVENTS

Smart Bride Planning: 10 Tips to Keep You Sane!

TAGS: WEDDING PLANNING, WEDDING STRESS RELIEF, STRESS

Congratulations! You are engaged! Now it’s time to start the planning process that will take you to your perfect day and we’re here to help! That's why we've asked our friends at Talen Events to provide some tips and tricks to help couples like you plan your wedding. To start off, here are ten tips to help you maintain your sanity from now till your special day!


Follow our tips below and watch yourself go from this:


Frazzled Bride

Oct. 12, 2009, 11:34 a.m. by TALENEVENTS

Where do I seat my guests? Wedding Ceremony Traditions & Etiquette

TAGS: WEDDING PLANNING, WEDDING CEREMONY, WEDDING ETIQUETTE

The Traditions and Etiquette for your wedding will sometimes be informed by your culture or sometimes just by what you want - you are the star of course! However, there are a few things to keep in mind when planning your wedding, for both the ceremony and your reception. Below are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind when planning your ceremony. (We'll cover reception tips and tricks in a later post)


Wedding Ceremony

Oct. 27, 2009, 8:30 a.m. by TALENEVENTS

When do I cut that cake? Traditions & Etiquette for your Reception

TAGS: WEDDING PLANNING, WEDDING RECEPTION, WEDDING ETIQUETTE


As we discussed yesterday, the Traditions and Etiquette for your wedding will sometimes be informed by your culture or sometimes just by what you want - you are the star of course! However, there are a few things to keep in mind when planning your wedding, for both the ceremony and your reception. When it comes to the ceremony, read our blog on Wedding Ceremony Traditions & Etiquette. For the reception, check out yesterday's and today's things to keep in mind in the whirlwind of planning!


Cake Cutting
Photo courtesy of Talen Events