10 Welcome Bag Essentials

Here, we share our essentials for the perfect welcome bag for your guests.

Cool Ideas for a Summer Wedding

Capture the essence of a summer wedding with a refreshing drink station or relaxing cabana lounge.

Summer Wedding Hairstyles to Keep You Cool All Day

Hosting a summer wedding in Florida? Consider sleek buns, textured braids, or loose up-dos for your hairstyle.

15 Unique Aisle Runners for Your Special Day

Whether you're getting married in a church or on the beach, a creative aisle runner can add to the magic of your big moment.
Lime green garden table, August birth stone wedding inspiration, peridot wedding inspiration by Doug Meyer | Weddings Illustrated

August Birthstone Inspiration: Peridot

August is just a couple days away, and with it comes new birthstone inspiration. This time: peridot. This is one of our favorite birthstones...
Olympics-Inspired Bridesmaids' Dresses | Weddings Illustrated

Olympic Inspiration: Five Boldly Colored Bridesmaids’ Dresses

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just 10 days away, and we're already counting down to the technicolor Opening Ceremonies and 17 days'...
Accessories Designer Elena Zavozina, Hair Bramble by Elena Zavozina | Weddings Illustrated

Accessories Designer to Know: Elena Zavozina

Last fall, we introduced you to bridal designer Olia Zavozina. As it turns out, creative genes run in the family: Olia's sister, Elena, now has her...
Le Beauty Room: Five Florida Lingerie Shops We Love | Weddings Illustrated

Five Florida Lingerie Shops We Love

When it comes to getting married, every layer of your ensemble is important—starting with the foundation. Your coziest cotton briefs might pass muster on...
Wedding Trend to Try: Sneakers for the Bride | Weddings Illustrated

Wedding Trend to Try: Sneakers

Athletic shoes have been enjoying a major moment—more like a few years—in the spotlight (just ask Chiara, Olivia, and Karlie), and we couldn't be happier...
Sangria Lemonade, Big-Batch Summer Cocktails to Serve Your Guests | Weddings Illustrated

Five Big-Batch Cocktails to Serve Your Guests

Whether you're having a casual backyard reception or just want give your cocktail hour a laid-back vibe, you can't go wrong with a big-batch cocktail that looks...


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5 Fall Bridal Beauty Trends to Try

When it comes to style, most components of modern-day weddings are subject to what's trending, from gowns (read: tea length) to venues (hello, vineyards and revamped barns!)—and...

10 Metallic Wedding Cakes for the Holidays

Whether foiled or painted, take a shine to one of these metallic wedding cake designs, perfect for the holiday season.

Grand Oaks Resort

The Grand Oaks Resort is an ideal setting for a traditional Southern affair.



Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride, Photo by Paper Antler | Weddings Illustrated

Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride

Your bridesmaids will be on hand throughout the wedding planning process for bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and dress fittings, but there's still one more special lady...

Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

Whether you're throwing a huge celebration of love, keeping it intimate, or even eloping, let the sweet aura of Valentine's Day set the scene for your fairy tale day with these holiday-inspired details.